The Rub 20 Year Anniversary


20 Years of Rub Flyers

The Rub’s 20th Anniversary is Saturday, July 30, 2022. Here’s a look back at 20 years of Rub flyers:

Flyer by Desmond Williams

Flyer by Ayres

Flyer by BSTFRND

Halloween 2021

Flyer by Mills

Flyer by Mills

Feb 2020

Flyer by Mills

Jan 2020

Flyer by Mills

NYE 2020

Flyer by Julia Schneeberg

Halloween 2019

Flyer by Mills

Sept 2019

Flyer by Mills

anniversary 2019

Flyer by Julia Schneeberg

June 2019

Flyer by Mills

May 2019

Flyer by Mills

Feb 2019

Flyer by Mills

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Spotlight on Jamesy

Jamesy is playing the party this Saturday, which means it’s time to get horny for that good music! Here’s a recent live mix:

jamesy · Live @ Shapes – March 17, 2022

Good right? Go ahead and smash that TICKETS button and we’ll see you Saturday.

The Rub April


Rub Radio April 2022


DJ Shadow – 6 Days
Pusha T – Just So You Remember
Slim Thug – 3 Kings
Nigo – Lost and Found Freestyle 2019 (ft. A$AP Rocky & Tyler the Creator)
Slim Thug – Like A Boss
Masta Ace – Born To Roll
2 Chainz – Neighbors Know My Name
D4L – Laffy Taffy
Buddy – Black 2
Bas & Gunna – [Admire Her]
Denzel Curry – X-Wing
Jack Harlow – First Class
Petey Pablo – Freek-A-Leak
Fergie – Glamorous (ft. Ludacris)
Lil Silva & Sampha – Backwards

2022 Playlist

Listen on Tidal:

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Rub Radio Producers Series: Hit-Boy


A$AP Rocky – Goldie
Kanye West – Clique (ft. Big Sean & Jay-Z)
Kendrick Lamar – Backseat Freestyle
Beyonce – *** Flawless
Watch The Throne – N***s in Paris
Travis Scott – SICKO MODE (ft. Drake) / CAROUSEL
Young Money – Trophies (ft. Drake)
DJ Khaled ft. Kanye – Cold
Jay Rock – Wow Freestyle (ft. Kendrick Lamar)
Pusha T – My God
A$AP Rocky – 1 Train (ft. Kendrick Lamar, Joey Bada$$, Yelawolf, Danny Brown, Action Bronson & Big K.R.I.T.)
Big Sean – Deep Reverence (ft. Nipsey Hussle)
Benny The Butcher – Legend
Nas – Nobody (ft. Ms. Lauryn Hill)
Nipsey Hussle – Racks in the Middle (ft. Roddy Ricch)

The Rub – 2/12/22

The Rub is Back!
– Saturday, February 12 –
10 PM – 4 AM

We missed you so much that we couldn’t wait to throw you a party!

DJs: Deemehlow, Eleven, Ayres & Dirtyfinger
Door by Rahnon & Gian


The Bell House – 149 7th Street, Brooklyn

PROOF OF VACCINE REQUIRED – please have your card ready (or Excelsior pass open) when you reach the door. THE NAME ON YOUR VACCINATION CARD MUST MATCH YOUR ID. More info:

Love Rap Live Mix

Recorded live at House of Wax in Downtown Brooklyn, Love Rap is over two and a half hours of hip-hop love songs. From LL Cool J “I Need Love” (1987) to SZA & Travis Scott “Love Galore” (2017), this is the very best of rap romance and sexual braggadocio.


J-88 – Look Of Love (Excel Sample Edit)
Mary J. Blige – I Love You (Remix ft. Smif N Wessun)
Big Daddy Kane – Smooth Operator
2Pac – Do For Love
Apache – Gangsta Bitch
A Tribe Called Quest – Electric Relaxation
Common Sense – I Used to Love Her
Young Gunnaz – No Better Love
Shyne – Bonnie & Shyne (ft. Barrington Levy)
G-Unit – I Wanna Get To Know You
Eric B. & Rakim – Mahogany
Lil Wayne – Mrs. Officer (ft. Bobby Valentino & Kidd Kidd) Read the rest of this entry »

The Rub NYE Early Earlybird

DJs: Eleven / Ayres / Deemehlow / Dirtyfinger
Earlybird Tickets