INDIE HIP HOP also known by its moniker ALTERNATIVE OR STREET MUSIC is an umbrella term for hip hop outside of the commercial canon,it is associated with creatively independent artist that bend genres,experiment with various sounds &style&keep pushing the envelope.The artists can be signed to a niche label or not be signed at all.Most of the artists under the indie banner can be found on web based music forums like soundcloud,reverbnation,itunes or on online radio stations. Join us for the 1st ANNUAL INDIE HIP HOP EXPO at the heart of JOHANNESBURGS ART PRECINT MABONENG ARTS ON MAIN showcasing all the elements of the original hip hop culture including emceeing,djying,breakdancing,graffiti,street fashion,food,dialogue,networking&more DATE:31ST DECEMBER 2014 ADDRESS:293 FOX STREET ARTS ON MAIN MABONENG PRECINT JOHANNESBURG DOORS OPEN:12PM-6PM ENTRY:R50 BEFORE 10PM R100 AFTER 10PM ITENARY LOOPDIGGING|LIVE PERFOMANCES|GRAFFITI|BREAKDANCING|ONLINE RADIO STATION|RUSH STUDIOS MOBILE BOOTH|RAP BATTLES|SKATING|OUT DOOR POP STALLS|STAGES|TRIBUTE TO THE PIONNERS|TATOO&SNEAKER CULTURE LIVE PERFOMANCES POWER OF THOUGHT|JOINT PUSHER|SLEGE LEE|PROTISTA|SHYNIN ARMOUR|VIRAL|DARK SPARK|WILLY WROTH|QUEST|DON V|KEYNOTEZ BAZOOKA|PHAIT|POLTAGYST|ThinXx|MARKUS CORVINE|JAZ|D.O.T|DAT KAFA BASH|IAFREEKAN SCIENTIST|ADICT|DR EQUINOX|SYROCK|KAT-LAW|MACIPOOLA|AMAFERANJ ASESTRADINI|BIG MIKE|BLAQ POPE|RAPID|BHIZA NO SBHUQA|THE NEXT MOVEMENT|ILLMAN ART|BLACK ICE 99|GRAMMATON|SWORDZ X|MSQUARED DJ SETS SISTAMATIC|MASHSTAR|CYRUZ BEATZ|MF BENZO|EL PYRO|BLAQ THOR|SKRATCH LA QONE|DJ OB|KILLA KANE|BUSIVE BLINDMAN|SELEKTA Q|RUDEBWOY SPHOLA|DUBLTOT|DJ MIQ|LASMAN STANDING|ACCIDENTAL DJ|DJ MAGA RAP BATTLES SNAZZ DA DICTATOR VS ANTI BULLSHIT MARKUS CORVINE VS WILLY WROTH DON V VS TOXIC SYROCK VS MARKUS CORVINE OB VS SKITZ BOMB DA SYSTEM GRAFFIT SHOWCASE MF BENZO FOUL AWOL ANGR BREAK A LEG BREAKDANCING SHOWCASE ENON B-BOYS BRAAM BREAKERS BEATSHOWCASE CYRUZ BEATZ 808JUNKY PROPOUND BEATZ AFMP VERSATYLE BEATZ POP UP STALLS STAYFRESHNATION DO HIPHOP.COM ABANTU HOOLAB LE VINTAGE ZABALAZA LE VINTAGE WOODHOLIQUE FOOD BRAAI MEAT+ROLLS VEGAN MEALS SPACE MUFFINS GREEN HERBS IHHE2014 ACTUAL MUSIC FOR ACTUAL PEOPLE!!!!
ThiNXx rocking open mic before the acoustics and bands take over for the evening.
ThiNXx will be dropping a live set at The Library at The Brazen Head Sandton on Tuesday 29 January! Gonna be dropping a few new and unheard upcoming tracks as well as material from my album "Sentiments to Cinders" which will also be for sale from me at R50 each.. Pull in and come say hi; there will be some other acoustic acts on as well and I should be on just after 8pm.
Live Performances to wash down the braai and beer on saturday afternoon. Bring some meat and drinks, Then sit back with your homies and enjoy some dope live sets! To RSVP sms your name to 073 963 4223 NO RSVP = NO ENTRANCE Plot 355 Beyers Naude, Muldersdrift Use the same gate as Casalinga. Where we Are: Rocky Ridge Road, Off Beyers Naudé Drive, Muldersdrift (Opposite Garden World Nursery) Helicopter Landing Co-Ordinates: S 26 02.68 E 27 52.36 Just in case you want to come in your helicopter.
https://www.facebook.com/events/368185003213740/ "Sentiments to Cinders" Album Launch Party DJ RM-01 CASH BAR, PIZZA, POOL BROUGHT TO YOU BY: do hiphop.com; Wordplay QUERIES: email@example.com +27 (0)11 482 1725
Sounds Like: Josh Martinez, KRISTOFF KRANE, Eyedea, Aesop Rock, Buck 65
Label: Independent & Distributed by "do hiphop" ( http://www.dohiphop.com/ ); Arcadiac Records
Manager: "do hiphop ( http://www.dohiphop.com/ )"
Bio: ThiNXx is an independent hip hop emcee and producer from Johannesburg and has been actively involved in various genres of music since around 1997 including punk bands, instrumental hiphop groups and even as a house DJ under the alias “Fly,” attaining various residencies across Johannesburg before...See Full Bio
“ThiNXx infuses his music with rich, contemplative lyrics one doesn’t normally hear in this genre. “All By Myself” contains lyrics such as “Tryin’ to build myself a house / With just a hammer and some nails/Would you chop the wood for someone else / And would you help them if you could/Guess I’m so misunderstood / That I just can’t see the good”(Punch in the Facebook).In “Yesterday,” ThiNXx pays tribute to a lost friend and expresses gratitude for the relationship they had, saying “Thanks for shaking my hand that day/Thanks for your introduction/Thank you very much for being my friend/Thanks for the time that you stayed.” “NO News; GOOD News” is the pinnacle of the album’s funk-inspired beats and sanguine message. Some of the instrumental tracks border on chaotic, but the steady, streamlined sound, smattering of strings, and lines like “Right all the wrongs your life before you’re gone/Live life with no regrets/Make sure everything is done” encaps”
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