The world is changing with more voices demanding equality and better representation of all people in movies, TV, advertising and corporate but the most popular music genre in the world is yet to see this change manifest. hip-hop has always spoken out against social injustices, oppression and inequality, however, this was not extended to the females who have contributed immensely to the genre.
Castle Lite presents hip-hop Herstory, a musical experience which highlights and celebrates the role females have played in the evolution of hip-hop over time. The concert will be a fully immersive experience tapping into all pillars of hip-hop from dance, fashion all the way to graffiti and obviously rapping.
Castle Lite presents hip-hop Herstory will be hosted at Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand on the 8th of September and will feature international female royalty in the guise of Angela Yee of Breakfast Club fame, Queens-born rapper Roxanne Shante and Young M.A of triple platinum hit single ‘Ooouuu’.
The concert will see South Africa’s leading lady in hip-hop LootLove co-present with Lee Kasumba of Uganda. Other hip-hop queens who will grace the stage are boss lady Bragga Nadia Nakai, Dololo hitmaker Rouge, Award-winning Gigi Lamayne, Rapper and television presenter Moozlie, 2016 SAHHAs Honorary Award recipients Godessa, Okzharp & Manthe Ribane, South Africa’s rising hip-hop star Dope Saint Jude, Award-winning artist and TV personality Fifi Cooper, Relo of Mzansi’s hip-hop crew Skwatta Kamp and Ayanda MVP.
Tickets are available at from Wednesday, 08 August 2018, starting from R150. If you love hip-hop, all of it, join these amazing artists at this ground-breaking event on 8 September 2018.
- Winners must be over the age of 18
- Only open to JHB (South Africa) residents.
- Prize doesn’t include transport and or accommodation or drinks – only GENERAL ACCESS tickets.
- Four winners (in total) from Twitter will be chosen.
What they win:
- Two general access tickets each for the Castle Lite Hip Hop Herstory concert taking place on the 8th of September 2018
Closing Date of Comp:
- 06 September 2019