Events

Upcoming World Hip Hop Market Events

March 19, 2015 – African and African Diaspora Student Conference @ Kennesaw State University (Kennesaw, Georgia)

April 9-12, 2015 – 10th annual Trinity International Hip Hop Festival @ Trinity College (Hartford, Connecticut)

 

 

Past World Hip Hop Market Events

March 22, 2011 – Breaking Borders @ SXSW (Austin, Texas) – tenOak – featured King Kapisi (New Zealand), Bliss N Eso (Australia), Skiggy Rapz (Netherlands), Sweatshop Union (Canada), Smiler (UK), HHP (Hip Hop Patsula) (South Africa), Gamebouy (South Africa), Hadag Nahash (Israel).

April 1-2, 2011 – Trinity International Hip Hop Festival @ Trinity College (Hartford, Connecticut) – featured Jean Grae, Amkoullel (Mali), Omar Offendum (Syria/USA), Profetas (Columbia), Eekwol (Canada), Yung Kin (China), DJ Nio (Italy), DJ Boo (Philippines/USA) hosted by The ReMINDers (Belgium/Congo/USA).

May 6, 2011 – World Hip Hop Market (Atlanta) – Apache Cafe – featured Eternia (Canada), The ReMINDers (Belgium/Congo/USA), Bocafloja (Mexico), Baba Israel with DJ Boo, Chesney Snow and D.O. The Fabulous Drifter, hosted by Minister Server

July 23, 2011 – Summer Passport Party (Atlanta) – Omenala African Griot Museum – featured Outspoken (Zimbabwe), DJ sets from Abu Shaka (UK/Jamaica) and DJ 4th Wurld

Oct. 7, 2011 – Import/Export International Showcase @ A3C Hip Hop Festival (Atlanta) – Masquerade – featured Eternia (Canada), Masia One (Singapore/Jamaica), The ReMINDers (Belgium/Congo/USA), Shokanti (Cape Verde), Eyezon (South Africa), and LidoLido (Norway) with DJ Boo (Philippines) and hosted by DJ 4th Wurld. [ HIGHLIGHTS ]

Oct 22, 2011 – Planet Hip-Hop @ CMJ Music Marathon (New York City) – 92Y Tribeca – featured Omar Offendum (Syria/USA), The ReMINDers (Belgium/Congo/USA), Rah Zemos (Lebanon/Canada), JMNI (Ghana/Canada/USA), Krussia (Russia) with DJ Boo (Philippines) and hosted by Kokayi.

Nov 9, 2011 – Hip Hop for Palestine (Atlanta) – The Loft – featured DAM (Palestine), Invincible, Khaki Mustafa, J-Live, Rasheeda Ali, Sa-Roc and Sol Messiah, Ras Kofi, Methuzalah and special appearances by Clan Destined, Poodie The Byz, Stahhr and Boog Brown. [ HIGHLIGHTS ]

March 16, 2012 – Planet Hip-Hop @ SXSW (Austin, Texas) – tenOak –  featured Bliss N Eso (Australia), Sweatshop Union (Canada), King Kapisi (New Zealand), The ReMINDers (Belgium/Congo/USA), Native Sun (UK/Mozambique, La Dupla (Portugal), Riders Against the Storm (Austin, Texas) with The Last Skeptik (UK)

March 22-23, 2012 – African Diaspora Conference @ Kennesaw State University (Kennesaw, Georgia) – featured Native Sun (UK/Mozambique), La Dupla (Portugal), Shokanti (Cape Verde), Truth Universal, StaHHr, hosted by Kalonji Jama Changa with DJ 4th Wurld.

March 30-31, 2012 – Trinity International Hip Hop Festival @ Trinity College (Hartford, Connecticut) – featured Brother Ali, Shad (Canada), Sweatshop Union (Canada), Native Sun (UK/Mozambique), La Dupla (Portugal), with DJ Boo (Philippines) hosted by The Narcicyst (Iraq/Canada) and Suheir Hammad (Palestine/USA). [ TRAILER ]

October 12, 2012 – Planet Hip-Hop Showcase @ A3C Hip Hop Festival (Atlanta) – Masquerade – featured Los Rakas (Panama/Bay Area), Bocafloja (Mexico), Kevin Lester (Singapore), Teff (Barbados), Adrienne Mack-Davis (USA), GTEE (UK), Dr. Rum (Netherlands) and Raverty (Netherlands). [ HIGHLIGHTS ]

February 20, 2013 – Passport Party @ Silk City Diner Bar & Lounge (Philadelphia) – featured YeMi (Nigeria), Charlyn Magdaline (UK/Caribbean), MC Squared (beatboxer), Eso Tahreek with DJ Aura and Brotha Onaci.

March 8, 2013 – Internationally Known African Hip Hop Showcase @ Tropicalia (Washington DC) – featured Senegal’s finest: Batllions Blin D, Thiat, Waterflow and Baay Musa, all backed by an 11 piece Senegalese band! Hosted by Dumi Right of Zimbabwe Legit and featuring DJ Plainview.

March 21, 2013 – African and African Diaspora Student Conference @ Kennesaw State University (Kennesaw, Georgia) – featured Bocafloja (Mexico), Humanist (Burkina Faso/France), Waterflow (Senegal), Ambassadar (Ghana), Sa-Roc (Atlanta), Kinkade and the Band, hosted by Buddha Blaze (Kenya) with  DJ Meddi.

April 4-7, 2013 – Trinity International Hip Hop Festival @ Trinity College (Hartford, Connecticut) – featured Dead Prez, Las Krudas (Cuba), Mandeep Sethi (India), The Welfare Poets (New York/Puerto Rico), Lah Tere (Chicago/Puerto Rico), Chromatics (Trinidad), Humanist (Burkina Faso/France), Baba Israel (New York/Australia), Kama (Kenya), Aisha Fukushima (United States/Japan), Political Animals (Connecticut), Brown Rice Family (The world), Keur Gui (Senegal), Bideew Bou Bess (Senegal), Grand Wizzard Theodore, Dj Precision, Dj P-Money (New Zealand).

March 20, 2014 – African and African Diaspora Student Conference @ Kennesaw State University (Kennesaw, Georgia) – featured Keur Gui (Senegal), Bocafloja (Mexico), Vox Sambou (Haiti/Canada), Amkoullel (Mali), Comrade Wasun (Canada), Ras Kofi (Guyana), hosted by Minister Server with DJ 5th Wurld.

April 4-7, 2014 – Trinity International Hip Hop Festival @ Trinity College (Hartford, Connecticut) – featured Talib Kweli, Black Noise (South Africa), Vox Sambou (Haiti/Canada), Shokanti (Cape Verde), Native Sun (UK/Mozambique), Quiloboarte collective (Mexico/USA/Spain/Dom Rep), Project Seoul (South Korea), Dj Cheese, Dj FATFINGAZ, Dj Spictacular, Dj Vekked (Canada).