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AFRICAN HIP HOP INDABA & BATTLE OF THE YEAR AFRIKA 2009

This year we will host Senegal, Morocco, Angola, Zimbabwe and possibly Botswana at the event. Out national tour will attempt to create a national network for future tours of MCs and b-boy crews to eah others neighbourhoods nationally. So connect with us and help us to build our local Hip Hop Community and empower ourselves with our own tour circuit and distribution network. Call me at 082 3958125 or 021 7060481 if you wanna connect. The winners gets an all expenses paid trip to the World B-Boy Champs in Germany in October 2009. Heres the national elimination dates:-

National Tour

May 2009
01 May                    Vredenberg       AHHI
02 May                    Saldahna Bay                AHHI
03  May                    Vredendal                      AHHI
04 May                    Moreesberg      AHHI
05 May                    Garries
06th – 07th       Upington   Schools                AHHI
08th  May        Upington                       AHHI
09th  May        Upington                   AHHI
10th – 14th       Kimberley    Schools    AHHI
15th - May        Kimberley         AHHI
16th – 21st May                 Bloemfontein                 AHHI
22nd May – 28th                 JHB & Pretoria Schools   AHHI
29th – 31st May                  Durban                   AHHI

June 2009
1st June – 7th June   East London      AHHI        
12th / 13th June                P. E.                    AHHI
16th June        Cape Town Book Fair     AHHI
21st – 25th June                 George/ Knysna                AHHI
26th June      Oudtshoorn      AHHI
27th June                      George                   AHHI
July 2009
3rd July                   Mossel Bay               AHHI
4th July                         Villiersdorp                        AHHI
10th July                         Ceres                                 AHHI
11th July                         Worcester               AHHI

Finals   
August 2009
26th Aug                         African Hip Hop Indaba 2009
                   African Hip Hop Conference at UCT
                   Hip Hop as a revolutionary tool
                   Hip Hop as Economic Empowerment
                   Hip Hop and Xenophobia
27th Aug       African Hip Hop Indaba 2009
                   Hip Hop Film Festival at School Hall / J.Stone 
28th Aug       African Hip Hop Indaba 2009
                   DJ & MC Battle at Club in City
29th Aug                   African Hip Hop Indaba 2009
                   Battle of the Year Africa @ Good Hope Centre
                   African B-Boy Champs, New Skool Champs

30th Aug                   African Hip Hop Indaba Farewell and Awards


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Looks good


My only concern is that there always seems to be a lack of involvement AHHI has with the greater hip hop communities in the country making it very hard for people in provinces outside the Cape/s to get involved and properly support the initiative.

Its a good thing that AHHI is hosting other nations this year but it would be nice if the other provinces could be involved in it somehow. As it is, it seems like an operation run by a clique without any intention of opening doors to see where others could a**ist. I don't know how it is in other provinces but theres little to know promotion in Gauteng. Its a shame that more is done to promote the show in other external areas when the initiative is so segregated.

Perhaps its just me who see's it that way?

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Peace

In other areas its been run by different people for a while. Gauteng has always been difficult to get involved because we request that whoever hosts the event raise the money for the best dancers, DJ, MC to travel to Cape Town, so very few people want to a**ist if they do not make all the money from the door or even just benefit the most from the event. People say that thats the real reason why Gauteng has been very quiet when it comes to this event. I dont know about that, cause I know that many community events happen in Gauteng, maybe it jut needs to be embraced by someone on that side. It is more about a**isting Hip Hoppers, instead of self enrichment. This does not mean that the organiser cant make some cash from it, its just more work to get the funders to a**ist.

So ... maybe you want to get involved in hosting the event in Gauteng. See, its not a funded event, so we do everything out of our own pocket and thats what makes it hard to get it advertised nationally. We have been running the event since 1999 and have people who make it happen in East London, Port Elizabeth, Kimberley, Bloemfontein, Ceres, Malmesbury ... See its just difficult to get people who have a pa**ion and are willing to work without the help of corporates in all areas. I have wondered about the lack of people involved in Gauteng for a while and some people have told me that in other areas throughout the country heads don't get the big companies helping them with events, so they are use to doing things themselves and hip hop is more of a community thing than a money thing ??? Not sure if its that, but if you wanna help make it happen in Gauteng, feel free to get in touch and a**ist in making it happen. We work outside of the sponsorship world because we know that we have to make this work irrespective of them and more because of us. Hope to have you helping ...

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Will definitly hit you up to Get the scope of the event and all.
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Vredenerg was great ... Got to Upington 2 days ago and connected with B-Boys and MCs today. Dates of Black Noise shows in Upington below and then we head to Prieska and Kimberley. Connect with us at 082 3958125. C U on the road, e

04 May - meet with local B-Boys and MCs

05 May - 07H30 - Upington Schools   

06th May –  07H30 - Upington School 15H00 Jam outside Pick n Pay in City

07th May - 17H00 @ Lions Tent @ Upington Landbou Skou

08th May - 20H00 on Main Stage @ Upington Landbou Skou

09th May - 13H30 @ Lions Tent & 19H30 on Main Stage @ Landbou Shou - Upington

10th May - Prieska

11th May – 14th - Kimberley Schools



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Just did a show with Black Noise at 07H30 am at Saul Damon Sekonder sow in Upington on Day 2. Great response from students ... Connect with us on the road ... we are teaching b-boying ffor free on this tour ... 082 3958125



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I missed last year's... I'm definately attending this year... Is it still 40 bucks?
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HERE IS WHAT THE TOUR GAVE BIRTH TO:- THANKS TO ALL WHO ARE HERE


27TH AUGUST 2009 - PRE-PARTY CAPE FLATS UPRISNG -ZULA BAR - GRAFF EXPO AND SKETCH BATTLES
28TH AUGUST 2009 - DJ & MC BATTLE @ CLUB VERTIGO
29TH AUGUST 2009 - BATTLE OF THE YEAR AFRICA
Supported by CypherStyles.com "The World's #1 Street Dance Source"

DAILY PROGRAMME FOR AFRICAN HIP HOP INDABA 2009
(Please note that this is A ROUGH programme & CHANGES WILL be made)
27th Aug. ‘09 GRAFF/ ART EXPO LAUNCH @ ZULA BAR   
18H00-   Soundcheck DJ, MCs
19H00-   Discuss Cape Flats Uprising Hip Hop Tour
21H00-   Screening Hip Hop Doccie
22H00-   Welcome and Opening of Indaba 
                      DJ Baron X 
23H00-   Cape Awake Artists – Storm, Remy E,                  Rimestein, Kristyle,
   DJ Thee Angelo & Baby L   
   B-Boy Throwdown
24H00   DJ Earl Scratch
01h00   Oozi Mc and Poet
   Postman - Worcester
   Bruinstormers
02H00   DJ Rozzano X
                     Yunique, Emage
03H00   DJ  Baron X
04H00   The end of the Cape Flats Uprising/ Indaba Pre - Party.
Next CFU on 26th September 2009  BN 21st Anniversary

28th Aug. DJ, MC, BEATBOX BATTLES @ CLUB VERTIGO
19H00   Sound Check for DJs
20H00   Sound Check for MCs and performers
21H00    Doors Open – DJ Rozanno X
22H00   Performance by Brainstormers
22H30    MC Battles   
Rack Star, Marco Polo, Hydro - Durban, N1 – (George), MC Prominent – (Knysna), Young Protege, Crazy C, MC Fat Cat, Quantum, Phoenix, Judge Mental, Remy E, Marius, Joffie, Mark Spaas, LPX, Sendel, MC Brazuka, Kid Clever, Sinister Dexter, Lusay, Opague, Marlon, J Dubbs, Stinky Nover
23H30   DJ Battles
Earl Scratch, Codax, DJ Juice, Blade Finger, DJ Angelo,
DJ Optimus
24H00   Performance by Die Antwoord
24H20   Beatbox Battles
Imraan, Moenier, Drumkit, Baron X, Johnny Filter
24H00   Performance by MC Cola
01H00   MC Quarter, Semi Final and  Finals
02H00   Announcement of the Winners
02H15   DJ Baron X & DJ Rozanno X    

29th Aug.     BATTLE OF THE YEAR AFRICA @ GOOD HOPE CENTRE
12H00   Doors Open
WORKSHOPS
13h00    HIP HOP THEATRE WORKSHOP BY WILL POWER
14h00   NU SKOOL HIP HOP & HOUSE WKSHOP MIA & SANA
15h00   B-BOY JUDGES EXPLAIN JUDGING CRITERIA
REGIONAL ELIMINATIONS   
15H00    Poppers (1 minute max) – (4 to Next Round)
Hayden Bagley, Ryan, Christopher, Nashwin, Waide, Calvin, Bianca, Hayden, Rene Hartzenburg, Lundi, Mikael, Wesley Amos, Joe, KC, Milo, Walla, Roman, Tason, Zahier, Shagon, Alister Adams, Tyrone, Lesedi Mmzwimbi, Josh Saunumy, Adrian Zenasi,
15H30   Krumpers (1 minute max) – (4 to next round)
Rene, Liam, Tarryn- Lee, Chad Petersen, Nashwin, Adam, Ashley, Tino, Lyle, Calvin, Breezy - Durban, Humpty, Lwazi, Neiline, Shandan, Sisiwe, Sibulele, Justin, Tyler, Luciano, Mario, Fva
 16H00   B-Boy Crews  ( 6 minutes max)– (6 to next round)
S.A. Crews:- Ill Rock Crew, Subject B, Objects In Motion, Return to Burn, Ubuntu B-boys, Handbrake Turn, MU Crew, Immortal Style, Supreme Team, Nutric Acid (Bloem), Zanian Flames (Kimberley), Breaktrix (East London), B-boy Noise (Knysna), Roxolid (JHB),
18H00   NuSkool HipHop Cru ( 4 mins. max) – (7 thru round) -
S.A. Crews:- Warning, Insane Crew, The Oc’s, 9th Life, IBC, Urban Royalty, Hybrid, Crimson Crew, Rude Boys, Impulsive, Grand Hustlas, Street Flava, Aces, Executors Dance Crew,Youngsters With Moves, Version 1.7, Twisted Six, G-Funk, Faith, Vertigo, Major Players - (Saldanaha), AGK - (Vredenberg), Crazy Monks (East London)   

19H30 - 19H55   Opening & Welcome by Master of Ceremony
20H00 - 20H20   3 S.A. Nu Skool Hip Hop Crus Shows + ROLX - (Zimbabwe)
20H20 – 20H35   Hip Hop Theatre Performance by Will Power         
20H35 - 20H50   Popping Semi-Final Battle – (2 called back)
20H50 – 21H20   3 S.A. B-Boy Crews + Flip Floppers (+ Zimbabwe)
21H25 - 21H35   Under 13 B-boy/ B-Girl Showcase & Battles
21H35 – 21H50   Krumping Battle Semi-final Battle – ( 2 called back) 
21H50 - 22H15   4 x S.A. Nu Skool Hip Hop Crews Shows
22H15 – 22H40   4 x B-Boy Crews + La Hiba King Zoo (+ Morocco) 
22H40 – 22H50   Performance by Die Antwoord
22H50 - 23H05   Gatsby Eating Competition      
23H05 – 23H12   Popping Final
23H12 – 23H19   Krumping Final
23H19 – 23H29   Final Nu Skool Battle
23H29 - 23H39   B-Boy Battle 1
23H39 - 23H49   B-Boy Battle 2
23H49 - 01H06   Final Battle