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The event always features many collaborations and cross-pollination amongst acts. In the past, performers such as Mos Def, Fat Joe, Talib Kweli, EPMD and the legendary Roots have bodied the stage and performed with one another. For Dead Prez, the performance comes after their recent DJ Drama-helmed 'Revolutionary But Gangsta Grillz' mixtape to celebrate their 10-year anniversary in the game. As for Monch, his latest salvo entitled 'W.A.R. (We Are Renegades)' is slated for release in September. He's been popping-up for a few guest performances lately, and we can definitely confirm that Pharoahe's new material is worth seeking out.
This year's Black August Project concert event takes place on August 13 at the Highline Ballroom in Manhattan. If you're in the area and interested in attending, you can grab tickets over here.