VENUE: SARAKASI DOME
HOSTS: SMALLZ LETHAL & NAFSI HURU
THE HIP HOP HOOKUP is the Biggest Hip-hop Event in EAST AFRICA. This initiative, is a partnership between young hiphop artists and Sarakasi Trust which started in November 2012 as a talent spotting platform of ‘tomorrow’s best acts and today’s best kept secrets’.
The aim is to assist youth through the performing arts and to identify hidden talent. Activities include music, DeeJay-ing and MCee-ing, rap battles, spoken word, open mike sessions, exhibitions, fashion and merchandising.
Impact is also achieved through multiple media channels, including TV, radio and online social networks. Creating opportunities for talented young Kenyans enables them to drive social change and contribute to development.
The event incorporates graffiti, deejaying, Beatboxing, street fashion and language. The event also offers an open market space for artists to sell their work ranging from mixtapes to hoodies to paintings.
The June edition of the The June edition of the event will feature amazing talent headlined by Rongai’s finest artises.This edition will be hosted by Nafsi Huru and Smallz Lethal. The highlight of the show will be 125. As if that is not enough, you will be treated to the flow of Soulmate Duo, the rapping couple , Volkhano, Battle MC Slogan, Mc Kobole, who flows in Kikuyu, Legit Music among other talented artists. There will be a surprise live band performance and will see the launch of videos from 125, Smallz Lethal, Stin CMG and Nafsi Huru.
Welcome and experience the awesomeness of Art in kenya .