Beats, Rhymes & Sights

Lincoln Center celebrates the next fifty years of artistry, spirit and history of Hip-Hop in 2024 with a series of can't-miss concerts, must-see documentary and narrative film screenings, and one-of-a-kind live conversations with the artists that move the music and the culture forward. Your featured player on the turntables for many events will be the one and only Mixtape Assassin, J.PERIOD. Renowned for his "audiobiographical" mixes for icons like Nas, Q-Tip, Lauryn Hill, and The Roots, J.PERIOD's bona fides are as untouchable as his contact list, so expect special appearances by A-List MCs, producers, and influencers. Add in some surprise guests and a closing night dance party and you can hear for yourself why Lincoln Center has become one of NYC's hottest spots for Hip-Hop.

Upcoming Events

March 02 at 7:30 pm

Beats, Rhymes & Sights

Fly Love Songs

Co-presented by J.PERIOD

Lincoln Center Presents

March 02 at 7:30 pm

David Rubenstein Atrium

Come out and enjoy a night of dancing and vibing to the best Hip-Hop love songs. 

March 21 at 7:30 pm

Beats, Rhymes & Sights

NEGRITA Film Screening

With Director Magdalena Albizu

Lincoln Center Presents

March 21 at 7:30 pm

David Rubenstein Atrium

In NEGRITA, Afro Latinas discuss their racial identity and how it affects them in American and Latino culture. 

March 28 at 7:30 pm

Beats, Rhymes & Sights

Stories to Tell

Co-presented by J.PERIOD

Lincoln Center Presents

March 28 at 7:30 pm

David Rubenstein Atrium

Don't miss this album release party with DJs, Hip-Hop storytelling, and guest MCs. 

April 25 at 7:30 pm

Beats, Rhymes & Sights

Hip-Hop Trivia Battle

Lincoln Center Presents

April 25 at 7:30 pm

David Rubenstein Atrium

Think you know Hip-Hop? Test your knowledge for a game night unlike any you’ve ever experienced. 

April 26 at 7:30 pm

Beats, Rhymes & Sights

Microphone Masters

Co-presented by J.PERIOD

Lincoln Center Presents

April 26 at 7:30 pm

David Rubenstein Atrium

Come out for DJ J.PERIOD and surprise guests in a night showcasing great MCs and lyricism. 

May 09 at 7:30 pm

Beats, Rhymes & Sights

Back to the Beats

Co-presented by J.PERIOD

Lincoln Center Presents

May 09 at 7:30 pm

David Rubenstein Atrium

A night celebrating Hip-Hop samples, featuring DJ J.PERIOD, surprise guest DJs and producers, and live performances. 

June 01 at 7:30 pm

Beats, Rhymes & Sights

Brooklyn Basement Party

Lincoln Center Presents

June 01 at 7:30 pm

David Rubenstein Atrium

Mr. Life Of Your Party fka DJ FLY TY closes out the spring season of Beats, Rhymes & Sights

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