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Meet our Speakers

We've gathered some of the top experts in the field to discuss this topic. With years of experience between them, they're well-equipped to offer invaluable insights and perspectives.

Chubb Rock

Chubb Rock

Elena Romero

Elena Romero

Journalist, Professor, Author and TV correspondent

DJ Ted Smooth

DJ Ted Smooth

Datwon Thomas

Datwon Thomas

Editor-In-Chief, VIBE Magazine

Ajene Watson

Ajene Watson

Rev. Lennox Yearwood Jr.

Rev. Lennox Yearwood Jr.

President & CEO, Hip Hop Caucus

D.M.C. of Run-D.M.C.

D.M.C. of Run-D.M.C.

Lumidee

Lumidee

DJ Wiz

DJ Wiz

KRS-One

KRS-One

Mr. Cheeks

Mr. Cheeks

DreamDoll

DreamDoll

Phresher

Phresher

Young B

Young B

DJ Hurricane

DJ Hurricane

DJ Lennox

DJ Lennox

MC Sha-Rock

MC Sha-Rock

Original Cipha Sounds

Original Cipha Sounds

Fred "Bugsy" Buggs

Fred "Bugsy" Buggs

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Programs

DJ Set by Amira & Kayla & DJ Lennox

August 03, 2023, 02:30 PM
DJ Amira & Kayla DJ Lennox

Introductory Speakers Welcome (Hosted by Ralph McDaniels) & Performance by LBX Dance Academy

August 03, 2023, 03:00 PM
Ralph McDaniels LBX Dance Academy

Hip Hop History, Science, Technology & Innovation

August 03, 2023, 03:30 PM
Dr. David James Aaliyah Duah Dr. Brandeis Marshall Phresher DreamDoll Young B

Performance by Dr David James, King UpRock and Dowe Twins Freestyle

August 03, 2023, 04:15 PM
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The Business of Hip Hop, Careers, and Activism

August 03, 2023, 04:30 PM
D.M.C. of Run-D.M.C. Aaliyah Duah Lumidee A.V. Perkins Deborah Harris

Presentation of Dope University, A.V. Perkins

August 03, 2023, 05:15 PM
A.V. Perkins

Exhibits and Interactive Experiences

August 03, 2023, 05:30 PM
Queens Public Library

DJ Set by DJ Wiz

August 03, 2023, 06:30 PM
DJ Wiz

Paving the Way: Pioneers of Hip Hop

August 03, 2023, 07:00 PM
Ralph McDaniels D.M.C. of Run-D.M.C. KRS-One MC Sha-Rock Fred "Bugsy" Buggs Original Cipha Sounds DJ Hurricane

Fashion Show and DJ Wiz

August 03, 2023, 08:15 PM
DJ Wiz

Switch the Style Up: Fashion in Hip Hop

August 03, 2023, 08:30 PM
Camille Lawrence Malik Dupri Elena Romero Rikki Byrd Tianni Janae Graham Dave Huie

Fashion Slide Show

August 03, 2023, 09:30 PM
Queens Public Library

Dj Set By Chuck Chillout

August 04, 2023, 02:30 PM
DJ Chuck Chillout

The Message: Media, Technology, and the Future

August 04, 2023, 03:00 PM
DJ Ted Smooth Datwon Thomas Dr. Brandeis Marshall Tuma Basa Bruce Jackson Whitney-Gayle Benta Rocky Bucano

Interactive performances; Open Mic and Freestyle Cypher with DJ Preme

August 04, 2023, 04:15 PM
Queens Public Library

Exhibits and Interactive Experiences

August 04, 2023, 05:00 PM
Queens Public Library

Cash Rules Everything

August 04, 2023, 06:00 PM
DreamDoll Mr. Cheeks Dan Charnas Chubb Rock

DJ Set with DJ Stokes

August 04, 2023, 07:00 PM
Queens Public Library

Fight the Power: Social Justice and Education

August 04, 2023, 07:30 PM
Al Pizzaro Ajene Watson Mysonne Linen Dr. Shango Blake Rev. Lennox Yearwood Jr. Dr. Nadia Lopez Dr. Chris Emdin

Graffiti Exhibit

August 04, 2023, 08:45 PM
Queens Public Library

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