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Places to Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Hip Hop
August 7, 2023, 6:57.57 pm ET


Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Hip Hop During "Burlesque: The Hip Hop Edition at Primal Fusion on 8/10

Enter the mesmerizing world of "Burlesque: The Hip Hop Edition," an electrifying celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Hip Hop, burlesque style at Primal Fusion located above Sapphire 39 (20 W 39th St.) on Thursday, August 10th! Amidst the enchanting ambiance of a vintage cabaret, the stage comes alive with an intoxicating blend of rap music and sultry performances. Dressed in glamorous and alluring attire, the dancers sway to the beats and sounds of iconic artists from the greatest era of hip hop. A full dinner menu from Executive Chef John DeWine will be available to enjoy during the show. The fun begins at 9 p.m. and $30 GA tickets can be found by visiting,

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Trusted Mic Celebrates Hip Hop's 50 Year Anniversary at Somewhere Nowhere with The Rakiem Walker Project Band

‘Trusted Mic’, a live hip hop residency from the The Rakiem Walker Project Band- the ultimate authentic sound from Harlem- is happening every Friday from 5pm-10pm at Somewhere Nowhere, and will be celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Hip Hop on August 11! Somewhere Nowhere is the Friday night destination for Hip Hop enthusiasts. Expect weekly surprise performances, great vibes, classic cocktails, dinner, and most importantly- dancing. Hear music from special guest Dres from Black Sheep and more! Find information can be found by visiting, Reservations are encouraged and can be made via OpenTable.

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Cobble Fish Celebrates Hip Hop’s 50th Anniversary on 8/11

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Hip Hop at Cobble Fish, located on Pier 16 at the South Street Seaport, on Friday, August 11th! During this all-night Hip Hop event, the greatest old school rap jams will be played along with numerous hits from legendary rappers and lyricists of the 80’s and 90’s. Delight in themed drink specials like the 2 Live Brew beer special and the 50 Cent special featuring a free shot with every two drinks purchased. For more information visit,

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Hip Hop at Bar Schimmi on 8/11

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Hip Hop on Friday, August 11th at Bar Schimmi (60 N 11th St,), during their In My Feelings: Celebrating 50 Years of Hip Hop & RNB party! Enjoy sounds from Billionaire Pat, Classic New Wave, Sound Boy Dev and Milhouse as they deliver epic tunes for R&B lovers. The fun will take place from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m.

Early bird tickets, priced at $20, and GA tickets priced at $30 can be purchased by visiting,