BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival

Jidenna / Anik Khan / DJ MOMA


“Singing and rapping in his arrestingly incongruous array of styles,” (Rolling Stone) Jidenna takes the stage at the Bandshell along with Queens rapper Anik Khan.


FRI, JUL 26, 2019

6:30PM Gates / 7:30PM Show




Prospect Park Bandshell (2020)
9th Street & Prospect Park West
Brooklyn, NY 11215
United States
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  • Jidenna

  • Anik Khan



“Singing and rapping in his arrestingly incongruous array of styles,” (Rolling Stone) JIDENNA rocketed to pop fame with his 2015 single “Classic Man.” The song came out on his debut EP The Eephus, released by Janelle Monáe’s Wondaland Records label. “Classic Man” was nominated for a GRAMMY Award; he was nominated for best new artist at the 2015 Soul Train Music Awards; and a chopped and screwed version of the song was featured in the 2016 Academy Award winning film Moonlight. Jidenna became a star before he had a full record. His highlife and hip hop infused 2017 record The Chief, dedicated to his Nigerian father, revealed an artist of substance lurking beneath a glamorous surface. Jidenna has cited KRS-One and Big Daddy Kane as primary influences, as well as Nigerian Highlife music.

ANIK KHAN’s rapid-fire flow is laced with “genre-fluid harmonies and narratives that explore what lies at (his) core—Queens life and Bengali culture.” (Billboard) Born in Bangladesh and raised in Astoria, his music is inspired by fellow Queens rapper Nas and incorporates sounds from different cultures, especially South Asian (specifically Bangladeshi and Indian) and West Indian.

DJ MOMA, born in Sudan and raised in Queens, is a master of connecting the dots musically—his Everyday People party celebrates African diaspora.

Venue Seating

  • Partial Seating - Click here to see the various seat set-ups at the Bandshell.
  • Lawn open for blankets/lawn chairs

Information for the Friends of the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival

  • Friends Member Seating: Rear seats open to Seat-Pass and Tent-Pass members
  • Friends Tent: Open to Tent-Pass members
  • Sponsor Tent: Open for Eventbrite Guests

Venue Information:

The BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival is one of New York City's longest running, free, outdoor performing arts festivals and is held every summer at the Prospect Park Bandshell. View seating arrangements here.

All Performances Rain or Shine. In the event of dangerous weather we will be communicating updates on our website, Facebook, and Twitter.

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