DURM Hip Hop Summit JULY 28th
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Durham NC, July 28, 2012 The 5 original elements of Hip-hop culture will crash land at the Casbah in Durham ,NC. The burgeoning hip-hop team of Toon & The Real Laww have been tapped to curate a one day, hip-hop festival of sorts, that will “bring back a positive light” to the durham rap music scene. This day will include live breakdancers, graffiti artists, beat-box with live DJing exibitions, and so much more! The night will be capped off with live performances from 5 of Durham’s most promising hip-hop acts!
This event will focus on the “5 pillars” on which hip-hop culture stands upon. Those elements, or “pillars” are, the Emcee, the Break Dancer, the DJ, Beatboxing, and last but not least, the graffiti artists. The elements will be presented throughout the night with live exhibitions mixed with various audience participation opportunities.
If that doesn’t give enough incentive to attend already, there will be musical sets from Durham hip-hop mainstays Joshua Gunn and The Beast lead by MC Pierce Freelon. Also performing will be, new Durham rap favorites, Toon and The Real Laww. Raleigh to Durham hip-hop transplant, Lazurus will play a joined set with rising female emcee Sarah Kaboom. Entertaining newcomer, Defacto Thezpian will start off what will be an eventful night of Hip-hop performances and 5 pillars of fun.
The evenings event will be hosted by actor / rapper / comedian Bishop Omega
The night will be sponsored so far by Pabst Blue Ribbon and RunawayClothes.com, a local clothing company run by Gabe Eng-Goetz.
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Full Details: http://casbahdurham.com/2011/03/sat-jul-28-5-pillars-durm-hip-hop-summit/
Tickets: $12 adv:
$15 day of