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Evolution of Hip Hop Festival

Evolution of Hip Hop Festival

Sat., October 16, 3:00pm to 6:00pm

90 Union Square, Somerville

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This ArtsUnion event is produced in partnership with Wat's Da Wurd & The Bostonia Group.

Join us Saturday, October 16th, 3-6pm (rain date Oct 17th). The Evolution of Hip Hop Festival will feature rappers, singers, spoken word poets, dancers, and visual artists from the Somerville community and surrounding cities. This showcase of hip hop music, dance and culture displays the immense creativity throughout the region. There will also be live art, interactive activities & local community groups. Come support your local hip hop artists!

Performances by: 
Somerville Youth
@forte 1804
Big Brotha Sadi
$hay Band$
Krayon Mr. Dorchester
King Neptune
Amir Maxx
Chae Krumbs 
HillReye Banks 
Shan Akbira
Lord Aries
B Star 
Alphie Meior
Big HaHz C.D. Storm
Amir Maxx

Stage Vendors: Ashlynn, David Shallow, Dawne Young, March Forth Clothing, Art Therapy, MUD DOVE POTTERY, Ms. Yana Bean, London Customs, The Elephant in the Room, This Girl Runs the Sow, MixesbyManda A.M.B. Crazyie Cosmics, M.A. Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence, CBM, National Parents Union

Evening Hosts: Craig G. Boston Cheez, Naheem Garcia, O'Mega Red 


Started in 2005, ArtsUnion is an initiative to enhance the cultural economic development of Union Square. ArtsUnion presents events and markets, cultural and historical tours, commissions street furniture and public art, and revised zoning to incentivize arts redevelopment.
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