RnBnP Record Store Day: Diggin’ Through Crates

Join the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute community for a celebration of vinyl records on International Record Store Day! On April 22, 2023 from 12 – 6 p.m., CCCADI be featuring live DJ sets spinning a variety of genres on this nostalgic medium that transports us to the past.

Attendees will also get to enjoy a special screening of the short film “Record Shop” by Mario Carrión and The Shop NYC will be hosting a vinyl record and roller skate pop-up.

All attendees will have access to view the current CCCADI exhibition Rhythm, Bass and Place: Through the Lens featuring the works of Malik Yusef Cumbo and Joe Conzo Jr.

DJ Sets By:

Uptown Vinyl Supreme: Latin/Disco

Sucio Smash: Hip-Hop

Reborn: Black Music History Presentation + DJ Set Of House, Funk, Soul

Hard Hittin Harry: African/Caribbean

DJ Kamala: Jazz/House

Film Screening:

“Record Shop” by Mario Carrión – Two local New York DJs walk into a Red Hook record shop searching for a rare salsa record, where the record shop clerk shares their love of Caribbean music. As the day unfolds, different dynamics come to the surface between the three of them, forcing reflection on shared social spaces and personal introspection.

Current Exhibition On Display:

Rhythm, Bass and Place: Through the Lens – This exhibition will feature the works of photography documentarians, Joe Conzo Jr. & Malik Yusef Cumbo who have captured the essence and elements of Black music as it has evolved between the 1970s – 2000s through black and white photographs.

Space for this event is limited, please help us plan accordingly by registering in advance.

Registration does not guarantee entry. All events may be subject to change.

Rhythm, Bass and Place: Connections and Reflections on Music of the African Diaspora:

This event is part of CCCADI’s Rhythm, Bass and Place series, a 5-month celebration of Black music that traces its migratory nature and constructs a living archive through engaging stories from neighborhoods, stages, studios and dance floors that shaped the sonic landscape in select U.S., U.K. and Caribbean cities over the last three decades.

Learn more about virtual and in-person offerings that are part of this series at: www.cccadi.org/rbp


Apr 22 2023


12:00 pm - 6:00 pm


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Formats (virtual, in person, hybrid)



Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute
120 E 125th Street New York, NY 10035


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