Thursday, July 28, 2011
Wednesday, July 27, 2011
Thursday July 28th
"Ryan Leslie LIVE!"
@ S.O.B.'s -204 Varick St.
Tix $32.00 in advance $35 day of
THIS Friday the Block Boys have the honor of opening a NEW spot located right in the shadow of that huge stadium been built for the Nets (and a Jay-z retirement concerts I bet). Right on the SAME block as the old Vinnie's Styles location this venue will be our newest digs on Friday nights if all goes according to plan! PLEASE support on our/the venue's GRAND opening night and every Friday afterwards! Oh yeah peep the prices and the budget friendly menu!
Friday, July 29th
and EVERY Friday afterwards!
"the Livingroom" @Machavelle -602 Pacific St. near Flatbush and 4th Ave
Music By the Block Boys
DJ Trauma, DJ Frei, & Danny Ocean
Food served kitchen, NEVER closes!
Chicken wings & finger ($6 each), Fried shrimp ($8),
Wraps (buffalo, chicken caesars, veggie, shrimp) ($6-$10)
Crab cakes ($12)
Wine ($5-$8) a glass
Draft beer ($4-$5)
Bottled beer ($4-$7)
Signature drinks ($7-$10)
"the Class Reunion" will NO longer be held at Luke's Pl. on Friday's PLEASE make note of this. An all NEW event will be located at the venue/ info above
Then you have TWO choices on Saturday (one really if you only miss w/ the block).
The first is the gig DJ Trauma has over at the Brooklyn lounge staple Deity over on Atlantic Ave. He'll be doing a guest DJ set this Saturday that probably will end up with him doing a residency once they hear him spin. LOL!
Saturday, July 30th
Deity -368 Atlantic Ave.
$10 cover charge
Music by DJ Trauma...DUH!
You know that nostalgic feeling you get when you hear a classic 80s-90s jam? Well, Ten Project got the legendary Rich Medina on board to deliver that experience all night at Southpaw. So come ready to dance!
Saturday, July 30th
"the Body Rock"
SouthPaw -125 5th Ave
Doors open at 10pm
Music by Rich Medina
$10 all night 21+
Advance Tickets Online: HERE
Dress code: This is not a costume party! Dress how you want!
Throwback Photobooth available
Spinnin' all your favorite 80s/90s Hip Hop & R&B hits all night long
On behalf of Mike Mancini, MIH Ventures, DJ CEO, & the entire Block Association family..
Tuesday, July 26, 2011
Monday, July 25, 2011
The Block Boys, IXP, the American Hype,
along w/ the Minority Report NYC present
"RSVP" Respondez S'il Vous Plait
@ Bryant Park Hotel Cellar Bar -40 W.40th St betwn 5th & 6th
Music by the Block Boys
DJ FreelikeFrei /DJ Trauma /Danny Ocean
All drinks will be half price from 9pm - 9:45pm
2 for 1 Martinis (ladies) from 9:45pm - 10:30pm
Dress in mature summer time apparel
It's not like I wasn't gonna BUY (or download the bootleg) the Watch The Throne album anyways, but this just release mini-doc has sealed the deal for me! Hopefully the long form version will be released w/ the music in digital form come August 8th on iTunes! BTW the tour dates (I saw this one coming) for the album are posted below, so start camping out on line PRONTO!
9/22/11 Detroit, MI Palace of Auburn Hills
9/24/11 Toronto, ON Air Canada Centre
9/25/11 Montreal, QC Bell Centre
9/27/11 East Rutherford, NJ Izod Center
9/28/11 East Rutherford, NJ Izod Center
9/29/11 Washington DC Verizon Center
10/4/11 Philadelphia, PA Wells Fargo Center
10/6/11 Chicago, IL United Center
10/7/11 Chicago, IL United Center
10/8/11 Minneapolis, MN Target Center
10/10/11 Denver, CO Pepsi Center
10/13/11 Tacoma, WA Tacoma Dome
10/14/11 Vancouver, BC Rogers Arena
10/16/11 San Jose, CA HP Pavilion
10/17/11 Sacramento, CA Power Balance Pavilion
10/19/11 Los Angeles, CA Staples Center
10/20/11 Los Angeles, CA Staples Center
10/21/11 Las Vegas, NV MGM Grand Garden Arena
10/25/11 Dallas, TX American Airlines Center
10/26/11 Houston, TX Toyota Center
10/29/11 Atlanta, GA Philips Arena
10/30/11 Greensboro, NC Greensboro Coliseum
11/1/11 Baltimore, MD 1st Mariner Arena
11/3/11 Boston, MA TD Garden
Saturday, July 23, 2011
Location: Prospect Park (Grand Army Plaza)
Time: 11am sharp -1pm
FREE Every Saturday in July
Gates Open at 5pm
$5.00 Suggested Donation @ Weeksville
Enjoy outdoor concerts in a unique and family friendly historic oasis. Experience cutting edge music performances and flavorful food from a curated group of New York City food vendors.
The Garden Party Vendors include: NY Dosa, Wafels and Dinges, Nhà Tôi La Table Exquise
This is event is SOLD OUT!!!
But you may wanna parkin' lot pimp on by to...
the one year anniversary of GRITS & BISCUITS!
GRITS & BISCUITS V – One year in the game!
@ Music Hall Of Williamsburg
Featuring DJ Square Biz
Doors open 10 pm
For who: (Kinfolk) Me and you, your momma and your cousin too!
For those who know….leggo!
If ya don’t….you wont know till you go!
Thursday, July 21, 2011
What's a "Dandy Lion" you ask? Well a Dandy Lion: is an articulating a Re(de)fined Black Masculine Male...Their words not mine! LOL. And for the picture posted here it appears to be that I'M one of that bunch! So come out support a brother, and get me off that rusty fence hustling!
Opening Reception TONIGHT!:
Thursday, July 21
MoCada -80 Hanson Pl.
6 - 9pm
Shantrelle P. Lewis
Photography by: Hanif Abdur-Rahim / Kwesi Abbensetts /Laylah Amatullah Barrayn /Russell K. Frederick /Cassi Amanda Gibson / Akintola Hanif /Jamala Johns /Dexter Jones /Phillis Chizoba Kwentoh /Jati Lindsay /Amanada Adams-Louis /Brandi Pettijohn
THIS Friday we're inviting out different fashionable/stylish and artistic folks to dine & dance as we host the return of "Class Reunion!" That fashion & music networking dinner party first started two yrs. back. Well without further ado, here's the info for this event hope you enjoy!
"the Class Reunion" -Dinner & Dance party
Luke's Place -277 Cumberland St. (corner of Lafayette St.)
Music by Danny Ocean, & the Ahficionados,
hosted by a collective of fashionable folks
Admission "FREE like Frei" all night
Food & drinks served till 12am.
Wanna celebrate a b'day w/ a dinner party?
contact us at theMreport@gmail.com w/amount of guest
it's FREE of charge
Yessir! The iconic fashion staple of Brooklyn is having a SWEET BBQ at there newest location, now moved further up Flatbush Ave., in the shadow of the Nets/Barclay Stadium. If you've haven't been then NOW 's the time to go peep their new digs while picking out clothes and a burger or two from the backyard grill. The bonus is that ya man Free like Frei (the Ahficionados/the Block Association) will be man-handling the set for this affair. Be dressed right, it IS a clothing store still!
Sat. July 23rd
"Vinnie Styles BBQ"
V.S.-239 Flatbush Ave. off Bergen St.
Music by Free Like Frei
Sponsored by:Phat & Juicy Burgers, Ciroc Premium Vodka, Brooklyn Wine Co.
After the Vinnie's BBQ is done Saturday night, we'll be moving the party over to Luke's Place for an after party, to continue the fun times and drink and eat some mo'!
Sat. July 23rd
"the After Party"
Luke's Place- 277 Cumberland Ave. near Lafayette
Music by Danny Ocean & Free like Frei
"OTIS"-Jay-Z & Kanye West
"Try A Little Tenderness" -Otis Redding
Wednesday, July 20, 2011
01 No Church In The Wild f. Frank Ocean (prod. Kanye West & 88-Keys)
02 Lift Off f. Beyoncé (prod. Kanye West, Mike Dean, Jeff Bhasker, Q-Tip & Don Jazzy)
03 Niggas In Paris (prod. Hit-Boy, Kanye West, Mike Dean & Anthony Kilhoffer)
04 Otis f. Otis Redding (prod. Kanye West)
05 Gotta Have It (prod. The Neptunes & Kanye West)
06 New Day (prod. The RZA, Kanye West, Mike Dean & Ken Lewis)
07 That’s My Bi**h (prod. Q-Tip, Kanye West & Jeff Bhasker)
08 Who Gon’ Stop Me (prod. Sham “Sak Pase” Joseph, Kanye West & Mike Dean)
09 Murder To Excellence (prod. Swizz Beatz & Symbolyc One)
10 Welcome To The Jungle (prod. Swizz Beatz, Mike Dean & Ken Lewis)
11 Made In America f. Frank Ocean (prod. Sham “Sak Pase” Joseph & Mike Dean)
12 Why I Love You f. Mr Hudson (prod. Mike Dean & Kanye West)
13 Illest Motherfucker Alive (prod. Southside, Kanye West & Mike Dean) *
14 H.A.M (prod. Lex Luger, Kanye West & Mike Dean) *
15 Primetime (prod. No I.D.) *
16 The Joy f. Curtis Mayfield (prod. Pete Rock, Kanye West & Mike Dean) *
Monday, July 18, 2011
"Speech! First Of All I Wanna Thank My Connect..." -Come Join Us & Give A Toast To The A**Holes (the Block Boys)
/Danny Ocean) & my team (the Block Association) are FINALLY getting recognized by our peers for the "grind" that we put in on a daily basis within the small, yet creative, community that we socialize in. Sooo been that it's NOT every day that we get honored, we decided to turn it into a BIG celebration! Oh and I'm inviting YOU to join in the celebration right along with us...
OBVIOUSLY! Get dressed cause, we're going out then we're going IN!
Monday July 18th,
the Influence Series 3.0
Tribeca Grand Hotel -2 Avenue of Americas
Our arrival time 8pm
& Departure 10:30
Hosted by the Block Association
Sounds by DJ CEO, the Ahficionados, & DJ Trauma
Atmosphere Directed by Team Mancini Lifestyle & DJ CEO
Custom Cocktails by Jackson
GUYS: We're doing the Reservoir Dogs look (hence the pic) if you wanna keep in step with us! Blk pants, white shirt, blk tie, simple.
After party/late dinner/photo shoot at BEAUTY & ESSEX -146 Essex betwn Rivington and Orchard St.
Friday, July 15, 2011
Thursday, July 14, 2011
"We're Having A (Food) Orgy" -YES People, "Any Given Sundae" Brooklyn's Largest Sunday Brunch Party Returns July 31th!
Sunday, JULY 31st 2011
the return of "ANY GIVEN SUNDAE!"
Brooklyn's Biggest Sunday Brunch Party
SoCo restaurant -509 Myrtle Ave near Grand St.
Hosted by MIH Ventures, Micheal Mancini,
& the Block Association
Music by DJ Jon Quick, DJ Trauma, the Ahficionados,
Danny Ocean & DJ CEO
Voice overs by Silky Valente'
Dress Casually Mature!!!
#AnyGivenSundaeBK on Twitter
@TeamMancini, @theBlockAssoc, @DJCEO, @Major_Mov, @DJTraumaNYC, @FreelikeFrei, @Ahficionados, @theMreporter, @Jourdainracing, @SilkyValente, @HAElifestyle,
Wednesday, July 13, 2011
Monday, July 11, 2011
"Ghetto Dreams"- NAS Ft. COMMON