Friday, March 12, 2010

Hot Event: Kicks & Snares Sneaker Exchange & Hip Hop Showcase.

Soundclash, BlackSmith and Present:
Kicks & Snares
Sneaker Exchange & Hip Hop Showcase

The four elements of hip-hop: DJing, Emceeing, Break Dancing and Graffiti, will come together at the Howlin’ Wolf on March 13 at 3pm. This unique opportunity to learn about the positive aspects and contributions of hip hop culture will feature live performances from over 25 artists and 5 DJs.

Featured artist and Legendary producer, Pete Rock will showcase the hits that brought him fame, participate in a panel for artist feedback, as well as judge the Soundclash beat battle which will take place following Kicks & Snares.

Performances will include a wide variety of artists from New Orleans, Oakland, Atlanta, Cincinnati, Detroit, Jackson, Ms., New York, and other locales. Other highlights include MC battles, cyphers, raffles, food and free sponsor giveaways.

In addition to a being a one-of-a-kind music event, Kicks and Snares is guaranteed to be one of the biggest sneaker buy, sell, and trade events in the Greater New Orleans area. Event participants will compete for up to $500 in cash and prizes.

Kicks and Snares is sponsored by Tygah Woods Radio, The Hut Studios, TheIMMEG (Image), Hip-Hop and Fashion, The Hottest Parties, Ensign, 333MusicUniversity, Elevated Minds Music, B.F.A.M. Studios, Bzy Bee, Eupham, OnPoint Media, Grassroots, and The Source Magazine.

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When: March 13, 2010, 3 pm to 8 pm
Where: Howlin’ Wolf, 907 S. Peters, New Orleans
Tickets: start at $10
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The performance lineup includes Dee-1, Skipp Coon, Lil Dee, Aqua Force, Mdot Cdot, Bzy Bee, Truth Universal, AA, TNC Boys, Sess-45, Lyrikill, Tygah Woods, Suave, Nesby Phips, A. Levy, Floopy Head, Lok Akim, Mister Wayne, Corner Boy P, Chels, TheSeKondElement, Lyriqs, The Cartel, Jack Spratt, and more. DJs will include the Legendary Pete Rock, GO DJ E.F. Cuttin, GO DJ Tony Skratchere, GO DJ Dat Boi, DJ Def D, Mister Nick, and more.

[via Press Release]