The city of Boston, in collaboration with local Hip Hop band STL GLD and BID Worldwide, announced that Hip Hop groups, EarthGang & Dead Prez will headline GLD FSTVL, taking place on Saturday, August 12, 2023 from 12 – 10 PM on City Hall Plaza. In collaboration with BID Worldwide, this event will bring together performers, DJs, food, retail, and the Boston community to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Hip Hop culture!
GLD FSTVL (pronounced “Gold Festival”) brings together local hip hop talent of old and new generations. Dead Prez, the NYC Hip Hop duo, focuses on a unique lyrical style and social justice. Their music has been featured in films and video games and received wide critical acclaim.
EarthGang is a Hip Hop duo from Atlanta, Georgia comprised of Olu and WowGr8, the Grammy nominated, Platinum selling duo debuted on the scene with a string of EPs and quickly garnered a reputation for their eclectic style and infectious live energy. EarthGang has earned two Grammy nominations and top album status. They’ve toured with J.Cole and graced festival stages stateside and internationally.
Other Hip Hop artists performing this year include Van Buren, Latrell, Billy Dean, KEI, THHT, and Oompa. The event is completely free to attend, food and beverage is sold separately.
Find Hip Hop’s 50th Anniversary celebration; GLD FSTVL
at City Hall Plaza on Saturday, August 12 from noon-10 PM