ݮƵѰapp

The Rakim & DJ Jazzy Jeff & Ravi Coltrane Project

Produced by Jill Newman Productions

Concert Hall

An exciting collaboration between three brilliant and legendary musicians, The Rakim & DJ Jazzy Jeff & Ravi Coltrane Project is a must-see event for music and culture lovers.

Fri. Apr. 19, 2024

Upcoming Dates

  • Fri. Apr. 19, 2024 8p.m.

Production Information

  • Genre

    Hip Hop

  • Price Range

    $59.00 – $189.00

  • Runtime

    TBA

Program

An exciting collaboration between three brilliant and legendary musicians, The Rakim & DJ Jazzy Jeff & Ravi Coltrane Project is a must-see event for music and culture lovers worldwide. Conceived and produced by Jill Newman Productions and hosted as the closing event for the Kennedy Center’s inaugural Hip Hop &... Festival, this event features the “God MC” Rakim (who grew up with a love for John Coltrane’s music); the always magnificent and two-time Grammy Award®–winning DJ Jazzy Jeff; and critically acclaimed Grammy®-nominated saxophonist, bandleader, and composer Ravi Coltrane. The trio will meld their incredible music, history, and influences together for one epic evening of music backed by a live band.

The evening will also feature a special opening DJ set by DJ Jazzy Jeff.

Presented as part of the Hip Hop &… Festival

Support Hip Hop at the Kennedy Center

Your gift will help the Kennedy Center celebrate hip hop's powerful role in our culture by presenting a dynamic mix of performances, humanities events, film screenings, workshops and interactive experiences, in person and online.

Terms and Conditions

All events and artists subject to change without prior notice.

All ticket prices are subject to change based on demand. Purchase early to lock in prices and the best seats!

You May Also Like

MC Lyte presents

An R&B Mother’s Day Celebration
with PJ Morton and MAJOR.!

Sun. May 12, 2024

Hip hop icon and founding Kennedy Center Hip Hop Culture Council Member MC Lyte presents a special Mother’s Day celebration with five-time Grammy®-winning soul singer, songwriter, performer, and producer PJ Morton and Grammy Award®–, Soul Train Music Award–, and NAACP Image Award–nominated soul singer and multi-hyphenate MAJOR.! These two legendary artists will host a one-night-only performance in the Concert Hall honoring mothers and mother figures.

  • MyTix
  • Student Rush

National Symphony Orchestra

Killer Mike & The Mighty Midnight Revival

Tue. May 21, 2024

A never-before-seen concert experience! Killer Mike is more than just a rapper—he’s a cultural icon. From his groundbreaking collaborations with Run the Jewels to his solo endeavors, Killer Mike’s music resonates with authenticity, raw energy, and a fearless commitment to speaking truth to power. Hear tracks from his newest, three-time Grammy-winning album Michael, and more, accompanied by the epic sounds of the Mighty Midnight Revival and the National Symphony Orchestra live.

National Symphony Orchestra

NSO at Wolf Trap: Nas: 30th Anniversary of Illmatic

Sun. Jul. 21, 2024 8p.m.

Three decades after Illmatic’s critically-acclaimed release, hip hop legend Nas performs the iconic album in its entirety—plus more music from his illustrious career—with the NSO! Released in 1994, Illmatic is the seminal debut from Nas and has long been considered one of the greatest hip hop records of all time with hits including “N.Y. State of Mind,” “The World Is Yours,” “Memory Lane (Sittin’ in Da Park)” and “It Ain’t Hard to Tell.”

BeBe Winans

Fri. Jul. 26, 2024

ONE NIGHT ONLY! The renowned gospel and R&B singer, songwriter, and producer captivates the Concert Hall.