Summer Stage continues tonight with a free show hosted by Funkmaster Flex in his hometown, the birthplace of hip –hop; also known as the Bronx, New York.
Seminal rap outfits DJ Kid Capri, Black Sheep, and Peter Gunz are all scheduled perform at 7 p.m. in Soundview Park.
Both Black Sheep and Peter Gunz were included in XXL’s top 250 songs of the 90’s issue. Peter Gunz made it to 186 with his 1998 platinum Lord Tariq collaboration, “Déjà Vu (Uptown baby),” while Black Sheep cracked the top 5 with their 1991 hit “The Choice is Yours,” which reached #1 on the Hot Rap Singles chart the year of its release. —Henry Greenfield