New York (AP) — Remy Marr, George Clinton, and KRS-One are headliners for a series of free concerts next month aimed at celebrating the emergence of the New York City coronavirus pandemic. Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Thursday.
Proof of COVID-19 vaccination will be required for the “New York Hip-Hop Time” concert starting August 16th at outdoor venues in Bronx, Staten Island, Brooklyn and Queens.
The previously announced Central Park Concert on August 21st will feature performers from multiple genres, while the four concerts outside Manhattan will focus on hip hop. De Blasio said in a virtual news briefing.
The August 16 show at Orchard Beach in Bronx will include performances by Furious 5, Kid Capri and Soul Sonic Force featuring KRS-One, Slick Rick, Remy Ma, Grandmaster Melle Mel and Scorpio.
Wu-Tang Clan’s Raekwon and Ghostface Killah will headline a concert on Staten Island on August 17th featuring Crystal Waters, Force MD and Rob Bass.
Big Daddy Kane, designer, C & C Music Factory and Elle Varner will perform at Brooklyn Army Terminal on August 19th.
George Clinton, Remy Ma, KRS-One Headline for Free Concerts | National News
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