Wednesday July 27th at the Empire State Plaza took hip hop fans on a decades long journey with some of the pioneers of the genre. It was Mele Mel & Scorpio and the Sugarhill Gang that had the crowd on their feet for an unforgettable night of music!

HOT SHOTS: Hip Hop Night featuring the Sugarhill Gang at the Empire State Plaza

It was an EPIC night in Albany on Wednesday July 27, 2022! Thousands were on hand at the Empire State Plaza, the weather was perfect for a night of hip hop.

The Powerhouse Funk Band kicked off the night and DJ TGIF pumped up the crowd between performances. Then it was ON! Melle Mel & Scorpio and the Sugarhill Gang took us on a nightlong journey of hip hop that had the crowd on its feet all night!

Did we see you there?

Hot Shots: Inner Circle and Yellowman at the Empire State Plaza

It was indeed a HOT night in Albany as many came out to SWEAT!

Wednesday July 20, 2022 was Reggae Night at the Empire State Plaza, part of the free Capital Concert Series. Thousands came out to be part of the show, whether it was sitting on the museum steps or dancing in front of the stage.

The night began legendary reggae artist King Yellowman featuring K'reema and the Sagittarius Band. Afterward, the iconic Jamaican sounds of Inner Circle heated things up even more with their hits 'Bad Boys', 'Sweat' and 'Summer Jammin'.

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What a night! Can you spot yourself in the crowd?