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Freestyle Legend Lisa Lisa to Headline 25th Annual Queens Pride Celebration

By Katie Honan | May 10, 2017 1:26pm
 The Lesbian and Gay Big Apple Corps marches on 37th Avenue during the Queens Pride Parade on Sunday, June 5, 2016.
The Lesbian and Gay Big Apple Corps marches on 37th Avenue during the Queens Pride Parade on Sunday, June 5, 2016.
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​JACKSON HEIGHTS — Can you feel the beat?

Freestyle legend Lisa Lisa will perform at the the festival after this year's Queens Pride Parade, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary, organizers said. 

The Hells Kitchen-born singer — made famous with her band Cult Jam and hits including "I Wonder If I Take You Home" and "Head to Toe" — will headline the main stage at the giant block party after the parade on Sunday, June 4.

The annual parade launched in 1992 as a response to the brutal murder of Julio Rivera, whose memory is marked each year with a moment of silence during the parade. 

This year's grand marshals include trans activist Bianey Garcia of Make the Road, State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, and the organization Sheltering Arms.

It kicks off at noon at 37th Avenue and 89th Street, and continues to 75th Street, with the festival running until 6 p.m. 

Lisa Lisa will also perform at a free concert in The Bronx on July 30.