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Hip Hop [clear filter]
Friday, May 25
 

5:30pm PDT

Keasha Beard
Food for the Soul.

Performers
KB

Keasha Beard

Keasha Beard is easily one of the hardest working artists out there! Keasha has been featured on domestic and international blogs for her first two mixtapes: ‘Memoirs of a Keasha’ and ‘Transform. Keasha’s original sound and inspiring message has allowed her to create her own... Read More →


Friday May 25, 2018 5:30pm - 6:00pm PDT
Vera Project/Gallery Sponsored by CityArts 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109
 
Saturday, May 26
 

1:00pm PDT

Astro King Phoenix
Cosmic Soul Psych Rap

Performers
AK

Astro King Phoenix

Astro King Phoenix, or just simply AKP, is a Seattle-based multi-faceted artist notable for his mix of soul and psych rap. These two different sounds come together to form a cosmic sound and still have a bumping result. After working closely with local talents, AKP has worked tirelessly... Read More →


Saturday May 26, 2018 1:00pm - 1:45pm PDT
KEXP Gathering Space: Sponsored by KEXP 90.3FM 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109
 
Sunday, May 27
 

1:20pm PDT

Jawzilla
Creative. Touching. Dynamic. Diverse.

Performers
J

Jawzilla

Jahlil " Jawzilla " Kirby is a Seattle based Songwriter, Producer, and director. He grew up with a wide range of artists including Guns and Roses, Flatbush Zombies, the Temptations, Ronnie Radke, and the list is forever extending. Making music on an ibanez guitar recieved after being... Read More →


Sunday May 27, 2018 1:20pm - 1:30pm PDT
Vera Project/Gallery Sponsored by CityArts 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

1:35pm PDT

kidLIO
Living for the Revolution

Performers
K

kidLIO

kidLIO is a 16 year old Junior with the action of becoming a professional musician in the near future. Having been writing poetry, novels and music since age 9, LIO has decided to use her passion in creating arts to be apart of the performing arts. Currently working on her Hip/Hop... Read More →


Sunday May 27, 2018 1:35pm - 1:45pm PDT
Vera Project/Gallery Sponsored by CityArts 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

2:05pm PDT

Cobb X Theo
South Seattle Hip Hop

Performers
CX

Cobb X Theo

King Cobb and Theomatic are two Filipino American Hip Hop artists from South Seattle, with a mission to educate the world. Cobb X Theo share a passion for the culture of hip hop and social justice, which they heavily influence and speak about in their music. Both artist have known... Read More →


Sunday May 27, 2018 2:05pm - 2:15pm PDT
Vera Project/Gallery Sponsored by CityArts 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

4:00pm PDT

Misundvrstood and Gypsy Temple
Come ride the wave.

Performers
MA

Misundvrstood and Gypsy Temple

The word “misunderstood” is often defined as a type of confusion, but make no mistake. When Misundvrstood gets on the mic there is no chance of misinterpretation especially when teaming up with the raw rock sound of Gypsy Temple. With the combination of Misundvrstood's lyrical... Read More →


Sunday May 27, 2018 4:00pm - 4:30pm PDT
Vera Project/Gallery Sponsored by CityArts 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

5:00pm PDT

Kung Foo Grip
Hip Hop Thrill Ride.

Performers
KF

Kung Foo Grip

Hip Hop's fraternal twins, Eff Is H (left) & Greg Scott (right) are Seattle's answer to musical evolution. Classic yet relevant… foolish yet intellectual, artistically KFG is the best of both worlds. Just like the Northwest is know for it's microbreweries, these 2 craftsmen are... Read More →


Sunday May 27, 2018 5:00pm - 5:45pm PDT
KEXP Gathering Space: Sponsored by KEXP 90.3FM 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

7:00pm PDT

INVICTVS
Seattle's 3-Piece Rock/Rap Band

Performers
I

INVICTVS

Growing up in a house full of instruments, Dallas (Drums) and Shaun (Guitar/Bass) were always around music. Together, the twins produce a tight knit alternative rock sound, influenced by the Red Hot Chili Peppers. Coming from a poetry background, Jonah (vocals) shares his experiences... Read More →


Sunday May 27, 2018 7:00pm - 7:35pm PDT
Vera Project/Gallery Sponsored by CityArts 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

7:45pm PDT

Momma Nikki
Hip-Hop Soul R&B Spokenword

Performers
MN

Momma Nikki

She is a local artist who is no stranger to the arts. You name it, she does it or knows someone who does. She is the co-creator & Host of a local monthly poetry slam & artist showcase, RingSide. She is also a vocalist & MC in her band, Holy Pistola. Whether it's poetry or music, she... Read More →


Sunday May 27, 2018 7:45pm - 8:20pm PDT
Vera Project/Gallery Sponsored by CityArts 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

7:52pm PDT

Rell Be Free
RELL BEING FREE

Performers
RB

Rell Be Free

RELL BE FREE is a product of the South End who combines creative artistry and radical activism in his music. With 2017's releases of "The Super Predator EP" and "Power Inverse" (duo of Esai+RBF="FreeKingz") Rell is bringing an unmatched work ethic and Nu energy onto the scene. This... Read More →


Sunday May 27, 2018 7:52pm - 8:16pm PDT
Cornish Playhouse 201 Mercer St, Seattle, WA 98109
 


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