Broccoli City Festival 2019
Broccoli City brings out hundreds of like-minded leaders from around the world with a drive to build in the urban communities from advocacy, mentoring, and making an impact through community engagement and major events. There was a host of events occurring during Broccoli City including BroccoliCon, official after parties, pre-night at Broccoli Bar, Trap Karaoke, 5-K Run, and more.
#BroccoliCon is a 2 day conference that brings out individuals in attendance ranging from top-level decision makes, young professionals, influencers, and professional students from notable colleges and universities. This year there dynamic panel discussions, interactive workshops, and intimate fireside chats from experts in Public Relations, Marketing, Fashion, Entertainment, and Music.
Friday Preview Night featured TRAP Karaoke hosted by: B Simone and IamZoie. “TRAP Karaoke is like going to church but instead of singing amazing grace, you singing Back that Azz Up”. Alongside the event were artists: Trippie Redd, Bri Steves, OG Chase B, and Tobe Nwigwe.
Lasting on Saturday, Broccoli City Festival turned out over thousands of fans as they ran to the main stage to see performances by Lil Wayne, Teyanna Taylor, 6lack, City Girls, Childish Gambino, Ella Mai, and more. Fans sported their favorite festive attire on the pavements of RFK Stadium with over 10 food vendors, drink stands, and clothing vendors.
Images Credit: Derreck Smith/Bryan Francis/Chynna Keys
Written by: Brian Lamont