The 10th annual Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival welcomed a number of surprises over the weekend. Although Raekwon, Jay Electronica, CyHi The Prynce, and a number of other artists were scheduled to perform at the annual festival, fans were treated to surprise appearances from Jay Z, J. Cole, Mac Miler, M.O.P., and much more.
HotNewHipHop.com reports that Jay Z, J. Cole, and Mac Miller were all brought out during Jay Electronica’s set at the festival. The New Orleans, Louisiana rapper went on to perform “Suplexes Inside Of Complexes And Duplexes” with Mac Miller and “We Made It (Remix)” with Jay Z.
Brooklyn rapper Talib Kweli also reportedly made an appearance during Jay Elec’s performance.
According to Complex.com, Wu-Tang Clan spitter Raekwon also brought out a number of special guests during his performance. Among those to grace the stage during Raekwon’s set were Brooklyn lyricists Bobby Shmurda, Troy Ave, and Papoose and both AZ and Lil Fame of M.O.P.
Established in 2005, the Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival was created to showcase “the positive aspects of Hip-Hop culture by highlighting Hip-Hop’s legacy as an agent of artistic progression, community building and social change.” Artists who have performed at the festival over the past 10 years include Kendrick Lamar, Kanye West, Busta Rhymes, Pusha T, and EPMD.
A handful of other videos from the festival, captured via Instagram can be found below.