Sound Bites: Nancy Lee Clark Concert Series

Join us online for Hip-Hop Generations, part of the Sound Bites: Nancy Lee Clark Concert Series and staged in conjunction with “Writing the Future: Basquiat and the Hip-Hop Generation.” Hosted by Arielle Gray from WBURThe Artery and filmed in the exhibition galleries, this four-part virtual series features performers who build on hip-hops multidisciplinary history, which encompasses MC-ing, DJ-ing, breakdancing, and graffiti. Each concert explores how different generations expand on and redefine early hip-hop, carving out a space for unique contributions to this global cultural movement.
Half the proceeds from the concerts go directly to the musicians.

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Boston mainstay REKS performs a set full of his signature muscular vocal delivery, dexterous wordplay, and gritty lyricism.

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Billy Dean Thomas and Rayel

In separate sets, two dynamic hip-hop artists deliver polyrhythmic flows and lyrics promoting intersectional feminism and social justice.

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Brady Watt and Edo G

The bass player and Boston hip-hop legend team up for a performance combining sharp social commentary, slick rhymes, deep grooves, and wit to spare.

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Slick Vick with Cakeswagg and Bernadine

Visionary DJ Slick Vick joins forces with two of Boston’s most vibrant creative voices for high-energy performances.


Supported by the Nancy Lee Clark Concert Series Fund and the Scully Family Foundation.