By: Keith Nelson Jr (@JusAire) *Originally Posted On AllHipHop*

All humans share 99.9 % of the same DNA and Hip Hop festivals are no different. The general DNA structure of a Hip Hop Festival consists of :

  •   Mix of nationalities (mostly wearing Wu-Tang shirts)
  •   Warm embrace of chest rattling bass
  •    Occasional bouts of crowd disinterest due to 1. prolonged technical difficulties and/or 2. bad setlists
  •     Heavy focus on the "Turn up"

The 10th annual Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival set up shop at 50 Kent Ave and on the surface was similar to 99.9% of the other Hip Hop festivals.

Then the bars came and this festival quickly entered the .1%.

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Hot 97's Peter Rosenberg has been having birthday parties, not open to the general public for the vast majority of his life. However, over the past few years he has been celebrating his anniversary of life with #PeterPalooza, an annual concert event involving today's brightest young hip hop stars. Last year included Meek Mill, Odd Future, World's Fair, Joell Ortiz and a number of surprise guests. 

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