Hip Hop In The Park

 Queens, NY Sets The Stage For Local Hip Hop Heroes.

  Images and video of Hip Hop In The Park By Ralph McDaniels provided by NYC-ASE Urban Art Correspondent, Nitro Nuri Shakoor, independent photojournalist for USPA-News.com.

Hip Hop In the park was made possible by Socrates Sculpture Park Director of Public Programs Audrey Dimola and was free to the public.

Strawhat Dynasty and DJ Suhkai
Saturday July 13th, 2019
Astoria, Queens, NY
Socrates Park, Vernon Blvd.
Event: Hip Hop In The Park

From the event's press release:

Audrey Dimola & Ralph McDaniels
'Presented by Ralph McDaniels. Produced in collaboration with LionFox Events and Post No Bills. A community-oriented day of DJs and emceeing, dance performances, food, art-making, and local legends! For the second summer in a row, Socrates partners with pioneering VJ/DJ Ralph McDaniels, founder and host of Video Music Box and Hip Hop Coordinator at the Queens Public Library, to celebrate the impact and positive evolution of hip hop culture with a day in the Park. Local legends The Disco Twins brought hip hop vinyl DJ sets in addition to other special guests! Free Style Arts Association was on-hand to make collaborative art projects with the public all day. The festival opened with music and dance performances from the community including: The Lynnelle Whichard Kids Ensemble, 696 Build Queensbridge, and Secret Society Dance Company, plus the “Hometown Heroes Power Hour” produced by Strawhat Dynasty and DJ RAY BLK featuring Jam Young, Penny for Thought, and Strawhat Dynasty & Dj Suhkai.'

Video highlights

Video highlights from the Secret Society Dance Company performance at Hip Hop In The Park.

Hip hop artistJam Young


Penny For Thought

Founder of Hip Hop In The Park Ralph McDaniels


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