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Black August Benefit Concert 2011

Black August Benefit Concert 2011

The Black August Hip Hop Project 2011 *special guests will be added as confirmed August 25, 2011 Time: Doors Open at 7:00pm – Concert Starts at 8:00pm and ends at 1am. Location: SOB’s located at 204 Varick Street New York, NY 10014 1 Train to Houston (212) 243-4940 Tickets $15 in advance / $20 day of show. Full […]

2009 Benefit Concert

2009 Benefit Concert

2009 brings another year of the Black August Hip Hop Project benefit concerts to assist and support our Political Prisoners. The venue for 2009 will be BB King Blues Club, which is located at 237 W. 42nd St, between 8th Ave and Broadway – right in Times Square, New York City! BLITZ THE AMBASSADOR SADAT […]

The Black August Hip Hop Project

The Black August Hip Hop Project

The Black August Hip Hop Project strives to promote human rights though supporting and influencing the global development of Hip Hop culture.  By facilitating exchanges between international communities where Hip Hop is a vital part of youth culture, we promote awareness about the social and political issues that affect our global communities.

The History of Black August

The History of Black August

Black August originated in the concentration camps of California to honor fallen Freedom Fighters, Jonathan Jackson, George Jackson, William Christmas, James McClain and Khatari Gaulden. Jonathan Jackson was gunned down outside the Marin County California courthouse on August 7, 1970 as he attempted to liberate three imprisoned Black Liberation Fighters: James McClain, William Christmas and […]

Black August Slide Show 2008

Black August Slide Show 2008