Block Party 2009 — See U on Saturday May 9th!

We are shutting down AN ENTIRE STREET to throw the baddest block party around!!! You can’t afford to miss this!

May 9th from noon to midnight – South Portland Ave. between Fulton and Lafayette will be off the hook with local vendors, live music, djs, kids activities, a fashion show by local designer Lexx Perry, and of course, yours truly — HABANA OUTPOST serving up our famous corn, food and drinks ALL DAY!!!


12-12:30 pm: Local dance crew from Roosevelt HS performing their Obama-themed “Yes We Can!” dance

12:30-1 pm: Dance crew T.H.U.G.S. from Emmanuel Baptist Church performing

12-6 pm: Designers Market
Look Fly – Shop Local. Handmade/fair trade craft artisans will be pedaling their wares on S. Portland. Support the local people while looking stylish.

12-5 pm: DJ Herbert Holler
Founder/creator of “The Herbert Holler” hotlist & legendary NYC dj spins a mix of hip hop, rock, house, 80’s, pop, disco, r&b, soul, funk, reggae, latin and dance. Check him out at

1 pm: Son De Brooklyn
Bringing the great music of Cuba and Latin America to NYC: the mambo, cha cha cha, bolero, merengue, Latin jazz, and son, the hypnotic dance music born in Eastern Cuba. More at

2 pm: Under the Rasta Influence
Authentic & highly original reggae band drawing from many influences. Only 3 years old, URI has opened for hip hop acts such as Jadakiss, The Brand Nubians, and Cassidy.

3 pm: All girls DMC team
DJ set featuring beats blending 80’s and 90’s rap & hip hop classics. See video at

4 pm: Supernova Fashion Show
Local designer Lexx Perry is on fire right now! Worn by superstars like Ciara and Eve, featured in XXL Magazine, Black Men Magazine, and launched internationally in Japan and London. Go to

5-10 pm: DJ Juice E
Talented local DJ mixes everything from old school classics to dance hall gems. Don’t miss her unique style when she spins in the courtyard.

6 pm: SPECIAL GUEST HEADLINER to be announced

LOOK OUT cuz it’s gonna be hot!


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