The Blocc Party For Hip Hop At 50: Celebrating 50 Years Of Hip Hop Culture In Nairobi
11 August 2023
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Subscribe Here For New Mixes on MdundoHip Hop enthusiasts, music lovers, and cultural aficionados are invited to join us for an electrifying celebration of 50 years of Hip Hop culture at the highly anticipated Blocc Party, hosted on August 11th at SK8CITY. This momentous event is proudly organized by UnKut Africa and SK8CITY ahead of the fourth annual UnKut Hip Hop Awards, and it promises to be a night to remember!
The Blocc Party is a momentous occasion in the history of Nairobi's Hip Hop scene, bringing together legends, rising artists, and fans to honor the rich heritage of Hip Hop and commemorate its five-decade journey of creativity, self-expression, and unity.
As part of this grand celebration, The Blocc Party will pay tribute to the UnKut Hip Hop Awards 2023 Lifetime Achievement recipients - the Kenyan Hip Hop pioneers, Kalamashaka. Their contribution to the culture has left an indelible mark and has paved the way for countless aspiring artists.
In addition to the esteemed awardees, the event will also welcome the Buruklyn Boyz as this year’s Honorary award recipients. Their special guest appearance will undoubtedly elevate the excitement of the evening and make it even more memorable.
Attendees can look forward to a variety of activities that capture the essence of Hip Hop culture. 50 talented artists will showcase their skills during the thrilling open mic segment, providing a platform for up-and-coming talents to shine.
For all the gamers in the house, Niko Kadi is bringing fun with an array of exciting games that will keep the adrenaline pumping and the spirits high throughout the night.
Breaking enthusiasts will be in for a treat, as Ghat Juice proudly sponsors a captivating breaking competition with a staggering cash prize of Kshs 50,000. Witness some of the best breakers in the Hip Hop community battle it out on the dance floor for the first edition of Who’s Ghat Juice?
Of course, The Blocc Party wouldn't be complete without electrifying performances from some of Kenya's finest Hip Hop artists. MC Sharon, Oksyde, and the legendary Ukoo Flani are set to take the stage by storm, delivering a series of exhilarating performances that will have the crowd on their feet.
All the excitement of the evening will be smoothly orchestrated by the incredible host, Tracy Beey, whose charisma and energy will add an extra layer of entertainment to the celebration.
We invite all Hip Hop enthusiasts, music lovers, and supporters of the culture to come together at SK8CITY on Friday, Aug 11th to witness history in the making. Let's commemorate 50 years of Hip Hop culture and honor those who have shaped the movement into what it is today.
The Blocc Party (Season Pass) - Kshs. 3000, gets you access to Fabolous In Concert on Thursday and an exclusive chance to skate with him on Friday as well as entry into The Blocc Party on Friday evening.
Advance tickets: Kshs. 1000 for The Blocc Party Gate tickets: Kshs. 2000
Any interested skaters get a 50% off special discounted offer of Kshs. 1000 exclusive to The Blocc Party.
The Blocc Party is a celebration of 50 years of Hip Hop culture in Nairobi, honoring the pioneers and contributors to the movement.
Hosted on August 11th at SK8CITY, the event features performances, open mic sessions, games, and a breaking competition with a Kshs 50000 cash prize sponsored by Ghat Juice.
Join us in celebrating the UnKut Hip Hop Awards 2023 Lifetime Achievement recipients, Kalamashaka, and Honorary award recipients, Buruklyn Boyz, who will make a special guest appearance.
The event is hosted by the dynamic Tracy Beey and promises to be a night of unforgettable entertainment.