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UPCOMING EVENT: 2016 SOUTH AFRICA YOUTH HIP HOP FESTIVAL

2016 ‘YOUTH HIP HOP FESTIVAL’ to be a platform for up & coming artists>> The annual YOUTH HIP HOP FESTIVAL will return for 3rd instalment this year. This year’s festival will take place on 10-11 June 2016, and will include a youth talent development programme which seeks to discover and nurture young musicians looking to break in to local hip hop industry.

The youth development programme culminates into a two-day festival, which takes place on Friday 10th June and Saturday 11th June. On the first day of the festival, top industry players will host a series of workshops focused on empowering young musicians in the province. The second day of the festival a collective of these young musicians will get to perform alongside some of South Africa’s top artists at the all-day youth concert (at Moses Mabhida Stadium , Peoples Park East).

24 artists emerging from the artist development programme will share the stage with South Africa’s top hiphop artists at the main event. The line-up for the festival includes over twenty headlining local artist and DJ’s along with an International act.

Part of the line-up includes Riky Rick, Major League, Junior De Rocka and WTF. – Yomzansi

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