iHipHop was granted exclusive access to the listening party for Freeway’s upcoming album, Diamond In The Ruff, held at Chung King Studios in New York City. Special guests included Neef Buck, It’s The Real, Iman Shumpert, and Rasheed Wallace of the New York Knicks. Photos by Lucas Farrar/Far Fetched Future.
From October 11th to the the 13th the annual A3C Hip-Hop Festival took place in Atlanta, GA. The festivities included performances from Big Boi, Raekwon, Freeway, 9th Wonder, Kirko Bangz, Nipsey Hussle and more. All photos taken by Bernard Smalls.
On Saturday, September 15, Heineken held one of their Red Star Access events at Basketball City in New York City. There were performances from French Montana and Wiz Khalifa and plenty of food and drink for attendees. Music was provided by DJ Clark Kent. All photos by Bernard Smalls.
On Saturday, September 15, Kendrick Lamar performed at Terminal 5 in New York City for BET’s Music Matters Tour. Other acts included Stalley, Jay Rock, and Ab-Soul. Joey Bada$$ gave a surprise performance as well. All photos by Lucas Alvarado/Far Fetched Future.
iHipHop Distribution and A3C proudly present the Behind The Scenes footage from the filming of “Victory” by OCD: Moosh & Twist. iHipHop was on-hand in Philadelphia, PA to catch Moosh & Twist as they filmed the music video for the first single from “A3C Volume 2″ in their former middle school.
“A3C Volume 2″ will be available on iTunes on October 16, 2012
On September 1st to 2nd, 2012, Rock The Bells took over the PNC Arts Center in Holmdel, New Jersey. The staged was blessed with performances from Nas, DMX, Bone Thugs N Harmony, Jadakiss, Method Man & Redman, Ice Cube, J. Cole, Common, Slaughterhouse, Curren$y, 2 Chainz, Tyga, and many more. All photos by Bernard Smalls.
On Thursday, August 16, Paperbox in Brooklyn was host to a free Juicy J concert. In addition to Juicy J, there were performances from Black Dave and Johnny Nelson. Music was provided by Venus X and Helen Harris. All photos taken by Lucas Farrar/Far Fetched Future.
On Thursday, August 16, iHipHop Distribution celebrated their recent partnership with Neako and his LVLYSL Label at 247 Eldridge in New York. The event was hosted by Hana May and Alexandra Estevez and featured music from DJ Soul. All photos by Bernard Smalls.
On Saturday August 11, DC to BC hosted the Trillectro Festival, blending hip-hop and electronic music. There were performances from Flosstradamus, ScHoolboy Q, Casey Veggies, Oddisee, Phony Ppl, Flatbush Zombies, Asaad, and more. All photos by Lucas Farrar/Far Fetched Future.
Nipsey Hussle hit the stage at Santos Party House in NYC for a free show hosted by Lowkey and DJ Meka. Guests included LA, Young Lyxx, Dee Goodz, and Kris Kasanova. L.E.P. Bogus Boys gave a surprise performance by and A$AP Rocky made a surprise appearance. All photos by Bernard Smalls.
On the weekend of July 28th, A$AP Rocky, Snoop Dogg, and rocked the stage for the Catalpa Music Festival on Randall’s Island in NYC. The two-day festival included additional performances from araabMUZIK, Matisyahu, and Matt & Kim among others. All photos by Lucas Alvarado/Far Fetched Future.
This year marked the legendary The Rock Steady Crew’s 35th Anniversary. To celebrate, they threw a concert in Lincoln Park in Newark NJ. Crazy Legs, Popmaster Fabel, Redman, Mr Cheeks, Torae, Nitty Scott, Maffew Ragazino, TSA, Rasheed Chappell, Rah DIgga, Consequnece, DJ Evil Dee, DJ JS 1, and The Beatnuts were in attendance. All photos by Bernard Smalls.
To promote their new Xperia Ion phone, Sony hosted a free show at Bowery Ballroom in NYC on Monday, July 23 featuring performances from Fabolous, Asher Roth and Troy Ave. Special guests included Chase N Cash, Lloyd Banks and Ryan Leslie. All photos by Bernard Smalls.
On Sunday, July 22, B.o.B gave a secret show at Highline Ballroom sponsored by Myspace and Trojan. All photos by Bernard Smalls.
On Thursday, July 19, rapper Angel Haze had the release party for her EP “Reservations” at Santos Party House. The event was hosted by Meka and Low Key and featured a performance from Carrie Wilds. Guests included Mr. MFN eXquire, Chaz Van Queen, and Miss Ls. All photos by Lucas Alvarado/Far Fetched Future.