July 10th – “Back to the Basics” Hip Hop Weekend Movie Screening – Nas: Time is Illmatic

Nas_Time_is_Illmatic_HHWKNDNewark celebrates the history and culture of hip-hop at the Orange Sticks in Riverfront Park with “Back to the Basics” Hip Hop Weekend on July 10-11th!

Catch the opening night with a screening of Nas: Time is Illmatic at Riverfront Park located on the River Watching Hill by the Orange Sticks on Friday, July 10th.

Come back on Saturday, July 11th for a day long focus on the 5 Elements of Hip Hop featuring a panel discussion about the origins and evolution of the genre with Jeff Billingsley of Cobblestone Multimedia LLC, Martha Diaz, Associate Producer of Nas: Time is Illmatic and Founder and Curator of Hip Hop Education Center, Du “Doitall” Kelly of the Legendary Lords of the Underground and 211 Media Group and hip-hop scholar Dr. JahJah Shakur, and performances in all the 5 Elements (emcee, deejay, b-boy/b-girl, graffiti, & beatbox) and an open mic cypher.

hashtags: #timeisillmatic #backtothebasics #newarkhiphopwknd

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