Phat Family Records presents B.Q.E.

Representing NYC Underground Hip-Hop and the LGBT

home - pics

gigs - listen

buy CD


Sunday, September 5 at InTheLifeATL
Peace Out South: The Famelee Affair Concert
at Phase One, 4933 Memorial Dr, Decatur, GA
7-10:30pm -

Live performances by Aggracyst, BQE, Johnny Dangerous,
Basil Hennely, D'Lyrical, Invasion Entertainment, JenRO,
Shorty Rock, Tim'm West - hosted by Doria Roberts

Thursday, September 9 at UMass-Amherst


Friday, June 11 in Boston, MA
GLBT Health Access Project presents Youth Pride/Unity Pride

Wednesday, June 23 at Bowery Poetry Club
OUTSPOKEN: an evening of LGBT spoken word
featuring Emanuel Xavier, Alix Olson, Travis Montez, God-Des
308 Bowery @ Bleecker (F train to 2nd Avenue)
7pm - $10 -

Saturday, June 26 at Black Pride NYC
Beach Party, Cultural Celebration and Health Fair
Riis Beach, Queens (A train to Rockaway Park - Beach 116th St)
12 - 8pm - free -

Sunday, June 27 at Heritage of Pride
StageFest: live entertainment with B.Q.E., Jen Foster, Sister Funk
(B.Q.E. performing between 4 and 5pm)
Greenwich and Washington Sts. Between Christopher and Spring
11am - 10:30pm - free -

Sunday, July 18 at Nuyorican Poets Cafe
PEACE OUT EAST International LGBT Hip-Hop Festival
236 E. 3rd Street between Ave. B & C
7pm - $10 -

  Phat Family
Phat Family is an international community of hip-hop artists, DJs, producers, writers and fans of hip-hop music and culture who "represent the 10 percent." For information on the latest releases and events please join our announcements list.
Subscribe to phat-family-announce

Powered by is the premiere news and information source for the gay hip-hop fan. The site promotes LGBT talent within any of the hip-hop elements and provides informative resources, news, forums, music and events for the gay hip-hop community, as well as those with an unbiased love of hip-hop music and no social phobias towards diversity.

Sugartruck Recordings
San Francisco-based record label founded by Juba Kalamka (aka Pointfivefag) specializing in Homohop, Spokenweird and other cultural missives from Black LGBT folk and their friends and allies. Their website includes information on current releases as well as photos, lyrics, links and artist resources.

Da Dis List
Da Dis List is an archive of hip-hop/rap songs with anti-gay lyrical content, as compiled by members of the Phat Family mailing list, including everything from casual insults such as "faggot" or "dyke" to songs which openly advocate violence against LGBT people. It is intended not as a blacklist or censorship, but rather as a resource to inform discussion of issues of gender and sexual identity in hip-hop.

Contact B.Q.E.