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Rumsey Playfield in Central Park

Free Old School Hip Hop concert (New York, NY)

Join us for Funk Flex's Birthday Party in Central Park with live performances by Slick Rick, Dana Dane, Doug E. Fresh, DJ Maseo, and more! Hip-hop legends, iconic venue, unforgettable vibes. — Black Everywhere - Nurturing Community for Black People

Free Old School Hip Hop concert (New York, NY)
Free Old School Hip Hop concert (New York, NY)

Time & Location

Aug 18, 2024, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM EDT

Rumsey Playfield in Central Park, 5th Ave & Bay Ridge Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11220, USA

About the Event

Get ready for an epic celebration as we join forces with Funk Flex for his legendary Birthday Party in the heart of Central Park! Prepare to groove to live performances by hip-hop icons including Slick Rick, Dana Dane, Doug E. Fresh, DJ Maseo, and more. Here's what you need to know:

  • Funk Flex: A stalwart of NYC hip-hop radio, Funk Flex has been an integral part of the culture for decades, debuting countless classics and championing the artists who shape the scene.

  • Slick Rick: Known for his storytelling prowess and signature eyepatch, Slick Rick is a true pioneer whose impact on hip-hop is immeasurable.

  • Dana Dane: A comedic MC and fellow member of the Kangol Crew, Dana Dane brings his unique style and humor to the stage.

  • Doug E. Fresh: The Human Beat Box himself, Doug E. Fresh is synonymous with hip-hop innovation, with collaborations with Slick Rick that are timeless classics.

  • DJ Maseo: From De La Soul, DJ Maseo is part of the influential trio that helped redefine hip-hop in the late '80s and early '90s.

  • What to Bring: Don't forget your essentials - food, blanket, and bug spray for a comfortable and enjoyable evening under the stars.

  • Venue: SummerStage at Rumsey Playfield in Central Park is the place to be. Enter the park on 69th Street and 5th Avenue for an unforgettable experience.

  • Doors Open: Get there early! Doors open one hour before the show starts at 6pm, so you can secure your spot and soak in the atmosphere.

  • Admission: Tickets aren't required for this FREE event, but space is limited. Once the venue reaches capacity, admission will close for the remainder of the event.

Join us as we come together to celebrate Funk Flex's birthday in true hip-hop style!

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