Off-Air Events: 5th Annual Winter Block Party for Chicago's Hip Hop Arts
Celebrate its present and future during the day with film, music videos, B-boy/B-girl dance battle, a poetry/storytelling slam, Vocalo's DJ Collective and a Hip-Hop Marketplace.The FREE daytime schedule includes:
Main Floor || B-Boy/B-Girl Dance Battle Open Jam and Warm-up curated by Waka of the Legendary Brickheadz Crew
Upstairs || A screening of "Benji" directed by Coodie and Chike
Main Floor || B-Boy/B-Girl Dance Battle Sign Up
Main Floor || B-Boy/B-Girl Dance Battle Prelims
Upstairs || Screenings of selected local Hip Hop videos and mini-documentaries
Upstairs || Solo Tip: An Exploration of Hip Hop Theater and Storytelling (The Public Square and YCA)
Main Floor || B-Boy/B-Girl Dance Battle Quarter Finals
Main Floor || Grown Folks Stories
Plus, $10 fade haircuts, a Hip Hop Art Gallery (curated by Miguel Aguilar of Defiance Gallery) and a Hip Hop Boutique with vendors including GoWhere HipHop, City of Win, Iddy Id Designs, Vintage Boss and others!
In the evening, join us for a ticketed concert blow-out!
Winter Block Party for Chicago’s Hip Hop Arts
An evening of music and celebration
Hosted by Psalm One consistently named one of the nation's "Best Hip Hop Artists," Vocalo's Jesse Menendez with Kevin Coval
named “Best Hip Hop Act in Chicago of 2010" by the Chicago Reader
Tickets are $15.00
$12.00 with WBEZ Membership
Tickets can be purchased through METRO Chicago HERE.