New York’s City Park Foundation presents annual free Hip Hop shows, with a calendar of events throughout the summer in the city. This year’s lineup includes New York Hip Hop legends such as EPMD, Rakim, Slick Rick, Special Ed and Rap music pioneers the Cold Crush Brothers. Funkmaster Flex, Sugar Hill Gang and Talib Kweli are also on the list.

Hip Hop blog has posted the following dates, pulled from the City Park Foundation’s website:

6/7, 7pm @ Betsy Head Memorial Playground
EPMD / Funkmaster Flex

6/8, 7pm @ Betsy Head Memorial Playground
Special Ed

6/15, 7pm @ Herbert Von King Park
Nice and Smooth / The Awesome 2

6/21, 7pm @ Red Hook Park
Talib Kweli

6/28, 7pm @ Soundview Park
Funkmaster Flex and special guests

7/12, 7pm @ Crotona Park
Slick Rick / DJ Brucie B

7/19, 7pm @ Queensbridge Park
Kool Moe Dee

7/21, 7pm @ Queensbridge Park
Funkmaster Flex and special guests

8/2, 7pm @ Tappen Park
The Sugarhill Gang

8/9, 7pm @ Marcus Garvey Park
Rob Base / Funkmaster Flex

8/21, 7pm @ Central Park/Mainstage
Rakim / EPMD / Funkmaster Flex

8/24, 7pm @ East River Park
Cold Crush Brothers