Arts and Culture, Astoria, Event, Featured, Movies, Museums and Galleries, Music Sep 12, 2017 Queens Hip Hop Festival Returns September 22-24 After 2016’s successful debut, the Queens Hip Hop Festival is back for their second year. From Friday, September 22 to Sunday, September 24, a celebration of hip hop music, art, (…) Share this Scoop by Lindsay Goyette total shares! Twitter Facebook Email Print After 2016’s successful debut, the Queens Hip Hop Festival is back for their second year. From Friday, September 22 to Sunday, September 24, a celebration of hip hop music, art, (…) by Lindsay Goyette Share this Scoop total shares! Twitter Facebook Email Print Photo Credit: Jeune Frère After 2016’s successful debut, the Queens Hip Hop Festival is back for their second year. From Friday, September 22 to Sunday, September 24, a celebration of hip hop music, art, and film will arrive in our borough. The three-day event will feature something for everyone: live music performances, movie screenings, art exhibits, and even a yoga class! The focus of the festival is keeping the weekend “by and for Queens”–every musician was either raised in or currently resides in our borough, and all local vendors also represent Queens. Here’s the full event lineup! (Tickets for all events can be purchased in advance here.) Friday, September 22: Opening Reception: Queens Museum, 7-10pm Music by DJ Fatfingaz with refreshments available from COFFEED. Saturday, September 23: Queens of Queens Art Exhibit: La Vecina, 1-4pm, September 23rd Join us in Astoria to honor great female MCs and hip hop contributors from Queens. Proceeds from art sales will benefit Hurricane Harvey victims. Screening of Set It Off: Museum of the Moving Image, 4pm The Museum of the Moving Image in conjunction with QHHF will be screening Set It Off starring Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett Smith, Vivica A. Fox, and Kimberly Elise. Tickets $12. Concert featuring Meyhem Lauren: ALOHA NYC, 7pm, Meyhem Lauren alongside Drippin Gold, Bankskee, AG Flow, Penny Shaw, Why Not Show Love & Genique. Tickets $20 presale. Sunday, September 24: Hip Hop Yoga: 34-27 Steinway Street, Noon Join us for a vinyasa yoga class set to Queens Hip Hop tracks led by Queens-based instructor Jane Wong. Tickets $20 presale. Paying Homage to our Legends: Signature Soundz Studio, 6-10pm An afternoon of live performances, cyphers, and photography. The studio of the late Jam Master Jay will feature the hip hop historian Shaheem Reid, performers China Mac, Official JL, R Cin White, 821 Music, Delastax, Homey Hill, ONE PPL and a DJ tribute to JMJ, Chinx, Prodigy, and Phife Dawg It’s definitely a jam-packed weekend! To learn more about the festival, visit their website here. Twitter Facebook Email Print About Lindsay Goyette Lindsay has been eating and drinking her way through Queens since 2011. A casting director by day and Astoria explorer by night, you can usually find her checking out live music, theatre, or the newest neighborhood spot to enjoy a craft beer. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment * Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.