The 2023 inaugural Harlem Pageant of Tradition (HFC) will happen at New York’s Randall’s Island Park from July 28-30.
In addition to the aforementioned names, the likes of Teyana Taylor, Muni Lengthy, Bell Biv DeVoe may also grace the stage through the three-day pageant. Different performers will embody, Adam Blackstone, Eric Bellinger, Jozzy, MAJOR., Remy Ma, Ro James, Tink and Wyclef Jean.
The whole line up was posted to the official HFC Instagram web page on Tuesday (Could 23). Test it out under.
HFC co-founder and technical & expertise producer Yvonne McNai spoke concerning the upcoming occasion in an official assertion.
She famous that the occasion highlights “the breadth and brilliance of Black music and tradition.”
“Finally, HFC is our love letter to Harlem, and we’re excited to develop it right into a landmark cultural expertise that encapsulates all of the issues that make Uptown the nexus of innovation, cultural expression and a spot of true community-building,” McNai mentioned.
Bell Biv DeVoe’s Michael L. Bivins, who served as inventive director for HFC, added that he had labored intently with McNai to assist “construct one thing very particular and distinctive to the character of this neighborhood.”
“As an artist who has spent a whole lot of time in Harlem and supported the native companies within the neighborhood for a few years, I’m so proud to be a part of the inaugural Harlem Pageant of Tradition,” he mentioned.
As for the host of the occasion, MC Lyte has been chosen to tackle the position.
“As a local New Yorker, I’m honored to host the very first Harlem Pageant of Tradition. [HFC] has deliberate one thing particular that I believe everybody – whether or not they’re from across the nook, throughout the nation or around the globe – will get pleasure from,” she mentioned in a current assertion.
The Harlem Pageant of Tradition tickets are actually on sale on the pageant’s web site.