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African Hip Hop Indaba and Heal the Hood Project


24 August 2006 No Comment

It will again raise funds for the 5 best breakdancers to go to the World champs in Germany and announce the 2 Cape Flats youths that will go to Sweden in September. It will also re-launch Da Juice Hip Hop and Youth Magazine and release the book R.A.P.S at the 10th Anniversary of African Battle Cry in December 2006. The creator of Heal the Hood Project, Emile Jansen of Black Noise Hip Hop Group, will take the project to New York, Sweden and Norway, before returning to establish it at 50 more schools in and around the Western Cape. Read on for dates and details…

25th August 2006 – DJ & MC Battle – at Drommedaries Hall at Good Hope Centre. Performances by Mischief, Rudimentals, Ben Sharpa, Terror MC and Conquering Lions. Starts at 20H00 and hosts the freestyle MC battle where the winner wins studio time and SM58 microphone. The DJs win 2 x Gemini turntables and mixers.

26th August 2006 – Breakdance & New Skool Hip Hop Dance Champs – at Main Hall of Good Hope Centre. Starts with workshops at 14H00 in Capoeira, breakdance and popping. Performance by Isaac Mutant, Conquering Lions and dance crews. Western Cape eliminations start at 18H00. National finals start at 20H00. We will also have give-aways from Puma, Playstation and Blunt Magazine. We also plan a Gatsby eating competition and customized cars on show.

27th August 2006 – Hip Hop Awards and Panle Discussion – at Beach Road studios, SABC building. Starts at 12H30 with a panel discussion planning hip hop events in Cape Town and Heal the Hood projects for the rest of the year for interested artists. Prizes giving for all participants as well as artists working hard in various fields during the year. Also announce 2 youths from the cape Flats that the Heal the Hood group is sending to Sweden in September.

For tickets & info call 082 4744750 or (021) 7060481 or 082 3958125. Tickets are R30 pre-sold and R40 at the door. Tickets are also available at all Mix Clothing stores in Tygervalley, Cavendish Sqaure and in Long Street, also at African Music Store, Mabu Vinyl and Loud on Long.

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