Last Friday I witnessed more than 20 local MCs recreate the hip hop catalog of 1993 backed on two different stages by two of the Bay Area’s foremost young composers: JooWan Kim performing with his chamber orchestra Ensemble Mik Nawooj and Oakland’s own Kev Choice (Lauryn Hill’s former musical director)
Jay’s like King Midas as I was told Everything that he touched turned to gold He’s the greatest of the greater get it straight He’s great Playing fame cause his name is known in every state His name is Jay To see him play Will make you say God damn
The third annual Hiero Day happened this past holiday weekend. It was also MaryJane’s third year of vending this event so we’re three for three! From the first Hiero Day on half a shared block of one artists stage and vendors countable on one hand, to what it is today…
Thank you Morris and Kareem for stopping by the Fatlace Paddock, showing us your Illest moves and helping us show off some of our upcoming Fall items! Take a look and stay tuned for Illest Fall 2014! Follow them now on Instagram! – @iammorris @bboykareem
Next stop on the Offset Kings showcase is paradise – Honolulu, Hawaii, once again taking over the Ke’ehi Lagoon Memorial Park last weekend. First off, huge MAHALO to everyone for coming out – you are the reason why this event is so awesome! So we’ll start off this post with
Check out this 3 on 3 battle with Renegade/Rock Force versus Lhiba Kingzoo at the WORLD INVASION BATTLE ALENÇON (WIBA)!
A while back we held the Illest Bboy Battle Minnesota Qualifier! Thank you to everyone who came through and congratulations to our winners!
The Estria Battle is presented in partnership with Youth Speaks at the Life Is Living Festival. In it’s 6th year, the Estria Battle is the nation’s largest urban arts competition. More than 75 partners help make the event a celebration of community and culture. The event includes 4 music stages,
Since 1998 Mighty4 has served as the San Francisco Bay Area’s only annual Hip Hop cultural festival which strives to unify and preserve the four cornerstones of what is known as the Hip Hop culture: Emceeing (Rap music), Style Writing (aerosol culture), DJing, and Breakin’ (a.k.a. Breakdancing / Streetdance). Mighty4