Photos: At the Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival Kickoff Party

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Photographs by Tyler Nevitt
The Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival, the city’s premier event celebrating all aspects the era’s dominant cultural force, is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. To kick off a busy season of events, they hosted a party at Brooklyn Brewery, one of the festival’s original sponsors. Among other things, festival founder and Executive Director Wes Jackson discussed the company’s next venture, The Hip-Hop Institute, which he describes as “a place for the continuing study, celebration of and advocacy for Hip-Hop.”


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