With NYC being the birthplace of hip-hop, it’s only right that the city go big for hip-hop’s 50th anniversary. So, naturally, NYers have their pick of concerts, activations, exhibitions, & more to make this anniversary of hip-hop culture the most extraordinary one yet!
And, as part of the celebrations, Wu-Tang Clan is taking the stage!
SiriusXM and Pandora have partnered up to present For the Love: 50 Years of Hip-Hop, an all-day music festival celebrating hip-hop’s 50th anniversary and legacy as a cultural phenomenon. And the festival includes a with a live performance from New York legends, Wu-Tang Clan!
The day begins with For the Love: Community Giveback, which invites fans to Knockdown Center to celebrate hip-hop in support of the Boys & Girls Club of Metro Queens. Guests can enjoy festivities from breakdancing performances and double-dutch to live, interactive broadcasts of Hip-Hop Nation’s Gray Rizzy and The Heat’s DJ Steel.
Plus, SiriusXM personalities Mina SayWhat, Torae, Coach PR, D-Stroy, Bugsy, DJ Superstar Jay, DJ Wallah, and DJ Taj will be hosting the event and DJing, keeping the party going all day long.
Food will be provided by a host of local, BIPOC-owned and operated food trucks.
But the highlight of the night will be legendary hip-hop collective Wu-Tang Clan taking the stage.
The festival goes down at the Knockdown Center in Queens on Thursday, August 10th. The event is open to SiriusXM subscribers and Pandora listeners, 21+, though fans can RSVP for an opportunity to attend the in-person show here. (Please note: Admission will be on a first come, first served basis and capped at event capacity. Your RSVP does not guarantee admission if capacity is reached.)
Learn more about the event, including what is and isn’t prohibited to bring, here.
📍 Knockdown Center – 52-19 Flushing Ave, Queens
🗓️ Thursday, August 10th
⏰ Doors at 8 p.m.