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Celebrating 5 years of keeping hip hop culture alive in Northamptonshire
Featuring Battles, Stalls, Performances & showcases.

Saturday 20th January 12- 8 pm @ the Roadmender 1 ladys lane, Northampton NN1 3AH

BTS Battles
Solo Bboy / Bgirl Battle – Clothes Cash Prize

Crew Battle (8 persons max) Cash prize

Fresh off the block battle in association with the British Breaking League
Under 12 solo Bboy / Bgirl Battle
12- 16 solo Bboy / Bgirl Battle

Toprock cypher Presented by Boom Bap And Breaks

Judges
Foggy: Battle Katz
Dr Gabs: Soul Mavericks
Nick P: Floorless Forms

Hosted By Swifty

Performances:

Bodyrox

Live Dj’s Khan Fu
Silence
Dj stance

Door Tax
£4 Battling
£5 Spectators
£2 Fresh off the block competitors With BBL Membership

For More info contact

 

 

Source: Break the shire 5th anniversary!

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See the 10 images that helped Break Mission earn £10,000 funding for yourself, in this stunning Living Gallery.

  • TIMES – 17 January at 9:00 to 21 January at 20:00

    Bullring, B5 4BU Birmingham, United Kingdom

    Come back throughout the week for live Breakin’ performances.
8dbe52b24dc2e97b63d84e38153c1c59615e282e_gallery_anthonyamao_03Reveal the Real You. Prove the Power of Photography

Our passions define who we are. So Huawei and Dazed asked some of today’s most creative up-and-coming photographers to celebrate the communities that reveal their true selves using the Huawei P10; a dual lens camera phone built on the century-long legacy of Leica, the original street photography pioneers.

From a shortlist of twenty powerful entries, judges from Leica Galleries International and Arts Impact Fund selected just three overall winners. Each received £10,000 for their community, but only one walked away with a Living Gallery of their work: Anthony Shintai Amao, with his impressive celebration of Birmingham’s Break Mission.

Reveal The Real You. Prove the Power of Photography.

Find out more at project-possible.com/reveal-the-real-you

 

SHINTAI

Feel The Vibe is back once again! Bringing you the best in QUALITY Hip Hop from the UK and abroad and local talent from Birmingham City!

Ty
(AFROPUNK / Jazz re:freshed / Big Dada / BBE Music / Tru Thoughts)
http://tymusic.co.uk/
https://bigdada.com/artist/ty

Ben Chijioke aka Ty is one of UK Black music’s true innovators and popularisers. His debut recording was on one of I.G. Culture’s legendary One Drop Inter Outer albums. He has worked with the likes of Tony Allen, Terri Walker, Natasha Williams, Afro Reggae and Estelle and has featured on more albums and singles than could easily be listed. He has been invited to share the mic with luminaries such as Talib Kweli, De La Soul and Platinum Pied Pipers. He has been namechecked by Lily Allen and has performed with Damon Albarn. He has been nominated for the prestigious Mercury Music Prize, has won numerous Hip Hop Awards, has even presented awards at the Nigerian Music Awards in Lagos. He has taken his vision of hip hop culture into prisons and schools and has acted as a spokesman for his musical culture in the studios of Newsnight. His three albums for Big Dada were “Awkward” (2001), “Upwards” (2003) and “Closer” (2006). He has since released a fourth album, “Special Kind Of Fool” with BBE.

PLUS

Percy Filth
(EATGOOD Records)
https://soundcloud.com/percyfilth
https://percyfilth.bandcamp.com/

Hailing from Birmingham, He uses a mix of Ableton with a midi keyboard/controller and a Launchpad. Has appeared on the Louis Den Beat Cipher and numerous shows around the UK

DJ PSYKHOMANTUS (VisionBombing)
2 HOUR DJ SET

7 TO SMOKE ALL STYLE DANCE COMPETITION

Seven2smoke was created in 2002 by Got Skillz Crew Rotterdam.

8 solo dancers, 1 round each
Time Limit: 20 minutes
Prize:

1 FREE ENTRY TICKET to KRS ONE 1st October!

Haybay Kicks Goodies

more to be announced

DJ: JAM FU
(UK B-Boy Championships / Break Mission / Feel The Vibe)

DJ Silence (Open Circles Arts & Entertainment / Break Mission / Sneaker Hawks / The Unspeakable / Boombaptizm)

HOST: FOOTLOOSE (Break Mission / B-Side Hip-Hop Festival)

JUDGES:
Duracell Razvan
Tanya Anderson
Jazzie Kidink Mattis

If we have over eight dancers entering we may consider a preliminary showcase round. Music will be predominantly Hip Hop.

Sign up NOW if you think you got the moves and style to win!

 

Source: Feel The Vibe with TY & PERCY FILTH + All Style Seven2Smoke

 

YEAH PEOPLE!!! This is a HOT one! We’re having a mini festival down at the Hawker Yard this bank holiday. Soooo much live music, So much food and the people creating such a good atmosphere there will be no need to go London or anywhere!

 

First up we have Feel The Vibe on the Friday with Special guests from London, two UK Hip Hop greats Blak Twang & DJ Mr Thing!!

TICKETS!!

Next on the Saturday we bring forth the launch of Sneaker Hawks.

Sneaker Hawks is Birminghams newest Vintage, Kicks and Urban clothes event and we are looking to make our lauch a big one, so come along and check us out and get your hands on some of the freshest garms around from local and UK wide companies!!

FINALLY!!

TICKETS!!

Sunday we have The hypebeasts Hypnotic Brass Ensemble all the way from New York!! Blessing the the yard for the first time but not their first time in the city. It’s going to be a great street party with all the flavors of the Americas.

 

 

 

 

 

Source: Hawker Yard – Home

Hawker Yard is proud to present Hypnotic Brass Ensemble – The seven sons of jazz great Phil Cohran (Sun Ra, Earth, Wind & Fire). Blood brothers from an extraordinary musical family!

Hypnotic Brass Ensemble are seven brothers from the south side of Chicago. Together they have toured throughout Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa and South America playing with everyone from Prince, Mos Def , Mick Jones (The Clash) and Damon Albarn (Blur, Gorillaz). They’ve performed at Coachella, Womad, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Sydney Opera House and Carnegie Hall.

The documentary film Brothers Hypnotic, explores their music, work ethic, life and experience of being raised by their jazz legend father Phil Cohran. after screening in major cities and festivals, it aired on PBS. Their song, “War” was featured in the blockbuster hit movie, Hunger Games.

Arriving from Shambala Festival for one night in Birmingham, this is going to be a special party! More than just a concert, Hawker Yard brings a block party vibe in a unique ‘cargotecture’ setting of shipping containers, scaffolding, streetfood and independent soul. Doors open at 6pm, with support acts through the evening. After the main performance, DJ Silence (Feel The Vibe/ Sneaker Hawks) keeps things wavey until 3am.

Ticket price
£10 EARLY BIRD

£12 Advance

GO TO
Skiddle

HYPNOTIC BRASS ENSEMBLE

Source: Hawker Yard LIVE presents Hypnotic Brass Ensemble