“Writing Hard Time: Infamous Books, Infamous Authors.” Featuring Shannon Holmes (Caught Up), Albert “Prodigy” Johnson (H.N.I.C.), and K’wan (Black Lotus). Moderated by Wes Jackson, president of Brooklyn Bodega and executive director of the Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival.
“Told It First Hand: Conversations with Hip-Hop’s ‘Do-ers’.” Brooklyn Bodega’s Wes Jackson sits down with Albert “Prodigy” Johnson (H.N.I.C.), best-selling author K’wan (Black Lotus), and Johnny Temple of Akashic Books to talk about hip hop’s next frontier: the literary world. $10 general admission; $5 for BHS and G-W Members.
Infamous Books launch event featuring K’wan, JaQuavis Coleman, Miasha, and Prodigy. Beer lovingly provided by Brooklyn Brewery!
Albert “Prodigy” Johnson will be one of three judges at this Literary Death Match, where Mary Phillips-Sandy, Jen Doll, and Rickey Laurentiis will face off. Doors at 7pm, show at 8:05pm. $10 preorder, $12 at the door. To preorder, or for more information, please visit the Literary Death Match website.
Featuring Albert “Prodigy” Johnson, Simon Tofield, Robert Antoni, Montague Kobbé, Preson L. Allen, Thomas Glave, Elsie Augustave, Dinapiera Di Donato, and Jennifer Baumgardner. Full program details TBA.
Albert “Prodigy” Johnson on H.N.I.C., MK Asante on Buck, Mitchell Jackson on Residue Years, and Joe Clifford on Junkie Love. This event will be held in Room 8303.