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Jay Z, Jay Electronica And Raekwon Shine At Star-Studded Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival
Jay Z, Jay Electronica And Raekwon Shine At Star-Studded Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival
"My name is Jay Electronica. And I am hip-hop." Jay Elect's first words upon taking the stage at yesterday's Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival in Williamsburg were bold yet prophetic, much like his entire career. When Brooklyn Bodega first announced the set times for the festival, with co-headliners Jay Elect and Raekwon each given an hour, the first thought that popped up was, "An hour for
Raekwon Is The Elder Statesman Hip-Hop Still Needs
Raekwon Is The Elder Statesman Hip-Hop Still Needs
It's a late afternoon in mid-June, and Raekwon is sitting on a couch on the second floor of an apartment building next door to Frank's Chop Shop, the renowned barbershop on Manhattan's Lower East Side. The apartment—owned, I'm told, by an artist friend of his—is so steeped in history that it's almost suffocating: sketches and portraits line the walls; every surface holds another antique candelabra
Raekwon And Jay Electronica Will Headline 2014’s Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival
Raekwon And Jay Electronica Will Headline 2014’s Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival
Last night, Brooklyn Bodega held the kickoff announcement party for the 10th anniversary of their Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival, where they announced that Raekwon and Jay Electronica would be the two major headliners at this year's fest. Rae and Jay will also be joined by Joey Bada$$, CJ Fly and Pro Era, which Brooklyn Bodega Executive Director Wes Jackson compared to the early Wu-Tang Clan... Read Mo

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