Summertime in the LBC

words + photos by Joe Cortez

The first ever Summertime in the LBC hip hop fest stormed into Long Beach's Queen Mary Park on Saturday, August 5 with a stellar line up of classic and contemporary acts. Check out my photos from the day below featuring MC Magic, Brenton Wood, Slick Rick, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, KRS One, The Dove Shack, YG, Warren G, Wu-Tang Clan and George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic. Special thanks to The Observatory for arranging coverage. For a calendar of upcoming concerts at The Observatory, be sure to visit