And You Don’t Stop

The Cool Kids just wanna go to the beach. Photo: Larry Busacca/Getty Images

Royce Da 5’9”
S.O.B.’s; 8/9 at 7:30 p.m.; 204 Varick St., at W. Houston St.; 212-243-4940
The Detroit rapper and Eminem crony throws an album-release party for Success Is Certain, featuring Joe Budden, Travis Barker, Kid Vishis, and more, including, of course, Em himself on the track “Writer’s Block.”

Funkmaster Flex
Marcus Garvey Park; 8/9 at 7 p.m.; Madison Ave., at 120th St.; 212-860-1373
A free outdoor Salute to Hip-Hop show by the Hot 97 D.J. and producer, with Rob Base, best known for getting stupid—we mean outrageous—on the 1988 hit “It Takes Two.”

The Cool Kids
Brooklyn Bowl; 8/10 at 6 p.m.; 61 Wythe Ave., nr. N. 11th St., Williamsburg; 718-963-3369
The minimalist eighties-throwback emcees—who once declared themselves “the new black version of the Beastie Boys”—have a new album, When Fish Ride Bicycles, which they are marketing as “beach rap.”

Nas and Damian Marley
Rumsey Playfield at Central Park; 8/11 at 7 p.m.; 69th St. at Fifth Ave.; 212-360-2756
The final show for the rapper and reggae artist duo, whose studio collaboration, Distant Relatives, dropped last year.

Ryan Leslie
Marcus Garvey Park ; 8/11 at 7 p.m.; Madison Ave., at 120th St.; 212-860-1373
Fresh off of psyching up the crowd at Lollapalooza, the Grammy-nominated producer and genre-straddling rap-crooner entertains his hometown for free.

Highline Ballroom; 8/18 at 8 p.m.; 431 W. 16th St., nr. Ninth Ave.; 212-414-5994
The divisive young Oakland rapper, whose viral hit “Gucci Gucci” recently debuted at No. 35 on the Billboard “Social 50,” lays it down IRL, possibly wearing Minnie Mouse ears.

And You Don’t Stop