‘Hip Hop Loves NY’ Is Streaming on April 23rd
New York City has been hit hard by the coronavirus. In an attempt to help the situation, while providing entertainment, the Universal Hip Hop Museum (UHHM), has organized the ‘Hip Hop Loves NY’ benefit concert for coronavirus. The event is meant to celebrate and honor all the healthcare workers out there on the frontline.
The benefit concert will be taking place Thursday, April 23, and goes from 6 PM to 9 PM. One can stream the concert from the comfort of their home using the Universal Hip Hop Museum’s social media pages. (Links to UHHM’s Instagram, Facebook, Youtube)
What to Expect
New York is full of legends in hip-hop. From Biggie to Jay-Z and Wu-Tang, the list goes on and on. Thankfully many of the artists who made a name for themselves in this state will be performing at tonight’s event. Some of the bigger names who are set to perform at ‘Hip Hop Loves NY’ include but are not limited to Ice-T, De La Soul, Naughty by Nature, Kurtis Blow, and even Kurtis Blow.
Along with performances by these OGs in the game, there will be statements of hope given by politicians and local community leaders. In an effort to celebrate the work done by those on the frontline, there will be stories delivered about the experiences of healthcare professionals.
It is great to see people coming together during tough times. Music is something that pretty much everyone loves. So much of hip-hop’s roots are based within New York, so this event seems like a great fit.
What do you guys think though?
Does the ‘Hip Hop Loves NY’ benefit concert for coronavirus seem like an event you’d check out? If so, which artist are you most looking forward to performing? And what are some other fun ways to help celebrate healthcare workers or fight the virus?