Event Title: “Ladies First: A Dialogue on Women’s Influence in Hip Hop
Location: Main Stage, Brooklyn Bazaar Music and Arts Festival, Brooklyn, NY

Time: 2:00pm – 2:30pm

The Brooklyn Bazaar Music and Arts Festival in partnership with BGR!FEST( BLACK GIRLS ROCK!) presents “Ladies First: A Dialogue on Women’s Influence in Hip Hop”

This panel brings together a diverse mix of women from DJs to entrepreneurs, producers, and curators, each offering a wealth of knowledge and insights from their influential roles in the hip hop landscape. These trailblazers, having defied stereotypes and pushed boundaries, stand as powerful inspirations.

This panel will take a deep dive into the complex tapestry of women’s roles and challenges within hip hop and discuss, gender representation, the intersection of race and gender, resilience, and the genre’s future. The panel will be followed by an audience Q&A session and continue with live DJ performances from our panelists, including the renowned DJs Misbehavior and Beverly Bond.

This event is open to all ages and promises a unique opportunity to inspire, enlighten, and empower all attendees.

Early registration offers a chance to win exclusive Brooklyn Bazaar/Black Girls Rock prizes.
Register now at www.thebrooklynbazaar.com/womeninhiphop and prepare for an enlightening and engaging afternoon.


Confirmed and pending panelist:

Beverly Bond: Celebrity DJ and founder of BLACK GIRLS ROCK! (confirmed)
DJ MisBehavior: British Veteran Female Hip Hop DJ (confirmed)
Simone Eccleston: Director of Hip Hop Culture and Contemporary Music at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
April Walker: founder and CEO of iconic streetwear brand WALKER WEAR
Jameka Pankey: Head of Events and Experiential for Artist at Amazon Music