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Evolution of Hip Hop

Evolution of Hip Hop


Sat., August 20, 4:30pm


90 Union Square, Somerville


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Join us for the 8th Annual Evolution of Hip Hop Festival on Saturday, August 20th, from 4:30 to 8pm (rain date August 21st) at Union Square Plaza in Somerville.

This Arts Union event 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, craft vendors and local community groups.

Featured performers:
Host Pretty Poison
DJ - DJWhySham
Rev Doctor Norma J. Heath
Dro Casso
Goldo WhoElse
NewYakcity
George Wtnyr
PhoneixOutThe
C4 of Songbook Media
B.W. & B.M.
Wally Sparks
Veana Marie
Cake Swagg
David Shallow
Taron Tibbs

Dancers - Landmine (individual) and NewYakcity (group)

Show up and support your local hip hop artists! This ArtsUnion event is produced in partnership with Wat's Da Wurd & Mass Movements. Other ponsors: Pacey Foster UMassHiphop Archive, QuickTimeRadio, Somerville Media Center, QuickTimeRadio (QTR)

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Photography by Cindy Weisbart