Posts Tagged ‘hip hop’


June 23rd, 2017 by chocko

The Dr. Octagon Experience Tour recently wrapped up at NYC’s Irving Plaza. The tour celebrated the 1996 underground smash from outer space, the album titled Dr. Octagonecologyst. DJ Herbert Holler from the Freedom Party NYC shows, opened up the evening with a 45 minute set of real hip hop…heavy on the old school east coast […]

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Summer of ’92 at Terminal 5

August 13th, 2016 by chocko

Salt N Pepa at Terminal 5 August 9, 2016 DJ Spinderella En Vogue Biz Markie The Crystal Pepsi Summer of ’92 featured artists from that totally awesome era including Lisa Loeb, Biz Markie, En Vogue and Salt N Pepa with DJ Spinderella. The 90’s party also featured a retro arcade with classic video games, a […]

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Naughty By Nature – Judy Torres / Bronx Week 2016 celebrations

May 19th, 2016 by Mr. C

(Vinnie & Treach from Naughty By Nature) (Judy Torres performing Sad Morning + Love you, Will you love me at the 2016 Bronx Week celebrations) —————————————————————————————————————- Planet Chocko and the old school crew headed over the Hudson and sauntered towards the Mosholu to celebrate Bronx Week last Sunday with live performances by Tito Nieves, Judy […]

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Hip Hop 4 Flint at SOB’s New York City (pics and videos)

March 30th, 2016 by chocko

Frank Knight at SOBs (photos by chocko) All Elements, Big Jeff Ent., and Castro Co. in collaboration with Queen Yonsada and the Justice League NYC combined their efforts to put on a great hip hop show recently at SOB’s to benefit and shed some light on the recent water crisis in Flint, Michigan. Proceeds from […]

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Back To The True School at Crotona Park: Bronx NYC

October 1st, 2015 by chocko

GrandMaster Caz Kool DJ Red Alert and DJ Jazzy Jay at Crotona Park Tools Of War closed out their jams this year at Crotona Park in The Bronx last week with a classic Back To The True School lineup: Grandmaster Caz, Kool DJ Red Alert and DJ Jazzy Jay. The show was dedicated to hip […]

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DMC Signed Comics at Forbidden Planet NYC

September 15th, 2015 by chocko

DMC arriving at Forbidden Planet The legendary King Of Rock, DMC signed recent issues of his comic book DMC at Forbidden Planet in early September. DMC brought along a posse which included writer Amy Chu and DMC Comics’ Editor-in-Chief Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez. Darryl “DMC” McDaniels’ comic book company Darryl Makes Comics recently published issue #1.5 of […]

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Biz Markie and Masta Ace played Herbert Von King Park

June 21st, 2015 by chocko

Biz Markie at Herbert Von King Park Masta Ace at Herbert Von King Park Old school hip hop was in the house at Herbert Von King Park last Wednesday night with a free Summerstage show featuring Biz Markie and Masta Ace. After driving around Bed Stuy like Mr. Magoo and finally parking in a spot […]

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Large Professor played Rough Trade NYC

June 10th, 2015 by chocko

The Legendary Hip Hop Producer and MC, Large Professor was in the house at Rough Trade NYC for the release of his latest album re:living. The performance space at Rough Trade slowly filled up early in the evening while Large Pro waited for some late guests to arrive to the venue. The new album played […]

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PRhyme played Highline Ballroom

March 6th, 2015 by chocko

PRhyme (DJ Premier and Royce da 5’9″) at Highline Ballroom 02-22-15 PRhyme, comprised of hip hop heavyweights DJ Premier and Detroit’s Royce da 5’9″ brought some real hip hop to the Highline Ballroom in New York City last month. Their debut album as a duo dropped last December and features samples of psych-soul composer Adrian […]

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The Grouch & Eligh played Highline Ballroom

April 1st, 2014 by chocko

The Grouch & Eligh at Highline Ballroom West Coast indie hip hop legends, The Grouch & Eligh played Highline Ballroom (3/19) with Eliot Lipp, Pigeon John and DJ Fresh. Grouch and Eligh, both founding members of Los Angeles hip hop collective, Living Legends took to the stage to debut songs from their new triple album […]

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2014 DMC NYC Regional DJ Battle Review + Photos

March 18th, 2014 by chocko

2014 DMC NYC Winner: Dwells Chocko and Mr. C were on the scene at Webster Hall for the 2014 DMC NYC Regional DJ Battle. Lord Finesse of DITC provided plenty of comedy along with hosting duties while DJs from the tri-state area battled it out for a chance to represent NYC in the next round […]

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DJ J-RONIN and GUEST MCs pack Black Star for Epic MC Cipher

December 1st, 2013 by chocko

DJ J-Ronin at Black Star (Harlem NYC) The latest DJ J-RONIN mixtape dropped last week and it’s titled “Freestyle Files Vol.2” and it is pure fire featuring 50 emcees! An official In Store event also happened at Black Star (352 Lennox Ave) in Harlem, NYC. An MC Cipher was scheduled with DJ READY CEE on […]

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