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2013 SZLM Hip Hop Festival @ F518 Idea Land, Bao An
* all info at shenzhenlocalmusic.com
April 20th, 2013
4-8pm: Open Exhibition, artists, vendors, tutorials
9- 11pm: Performances from SZ foreigners and Chinese
11-2am: After party hosted by FRESH CREW
This hip hop festival is about bringing the community together for
local SZ artists to introduce and share hip hop culture and for the
community to experience hip hop culture, first hand. We have more than
50 hip hop performers, vendors and artists/graffiti already involved.
A list of our current vendors & sponsors
1. Skullcandy - international headphone brand
2. Aulon Wine - Shekou alcohol distributor
3. Barefoot Bar - Nate serving hand-made pizzas, burgers and hot dogs
4. Net On Wine - coffee, chocolate and perfumes
5. Secret Spot Hostel - Nate Howland selling surfboards and beach weekend get-aways
6. Mark and Anna - selling Cajon, hats and hand-made jewelry
7. Stratus Results - Welcome desk, tag station
This one-day festival has three parts:
1) Open Exhibition, Workshop & Sharing
-Live graffiti artists painting on the walls that surround the venue
-SZLM selling t-shirts to be worn so graffiti artists can paint live graffiti on it
-Numerous booths showing movies on different elements of hip hop, including history of rap, break dancing and beat mixing, etc.
-Learn to DJ and mix beats – a Live beat mixing and DJ booth for people to see how digital music is made
-Local vendors selling cool products, including surf boards, Cajons, headphones, DJ equipment, clothing, etc.
- Local music artists and graffiti artists selling albums, art
2) Scheduled performances from local SZ Chinese and foreign hop hop artists
- SZLM’s very own Adrian Blackstock, a.k.a. ReMix BlackDragon is show director and MC for the event.
-Adrian’s lined up non-stop performances including beat boxing, rappers, breakers and poppers, etc. for 2 hours of ongoing entertainment.
-Adrian will also perform 5 artist tributes with other SZ performers to pay homage to legendary groups that built Hip Hop music, including James Brown, TUPAc, B.I.G. WuTang and more
3) After party DJ’d by SZ’s flyest underground group, FRESH CREW
-Local underground group FRESH CREW is keeping the beats rollin’ well into the morning
*For ticket information contact me here through on Couchsurfing!