S.A. Hip Hop Pioneers, Black Noise 22nd Anniversary


Black Noise
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Black Noise Celebrates its 22nd Anniversary at the Baxter - 13th February 2010 - cc R50

South African Hip Hop Pioneers and oldest Hip Hop group celebrates its 22nd Anniversary at the Baxter Theatre. Black Noise Anniversary will showcase performances and footage of songs from throughout their career.

It will also showcase some of the hottest MCs, singers, breakdancers/ b-boys, krumpers, lockers, poppers and new skool Hip Hop from the Cape Flats. Many of these groups have been influenced by Black Noise over the years. This event will launch a 10 leg Cape Flats Uprising Hip Hop Tour throughout the Western Cape of which all proceeds will go to the schools, Hip Hop Artists and Heal the Hood Project. Come support this historic event and legendary legacy of the Western Cape.

16H00 - 20H00 B-Boy, Krump, Popping & New Skool Battles

20H00 - 23H00 Concert with performances by Ernestine Deane, DJ Thee Angelo, Vicky Sampson, Emile YX? the best dancers in each category and Black Noise closes off the show

Brief Black Noise History:-

Black Noise was formed from the original breakdancers/ b-boys from 1982. They were South Africa’s fist all elements Hip Hop Group, i.e. DJ, MCs, B-boys, Graffiti Artists and Hip Hop Activists. Black Noise was the first South African Hip Hop Group to record, press and tour its own CD nationally and internationally. Emile YX?, one of the groups founding members, with the help of Black Noise, has created many community outreach projects like African Battle Cry, Battle of the Year South Africa, African Hip Hop Indaba, Freestyle Session South Africa, Shut Up Just Dance, Up the Rock, Cape Flats Uprising, Positive Poster Day and sent more than 100 b-boys to the World Breakdance Champs in Germany, etc. Through these events and national touring, Black Noise has created thousands of new Hip Hop activists throughout South Africa and the world. Black Noise have shared stages with artists like Robbie Jansen, Hugh Masakela, Basil Manenberg Coetzee, Brenda Fassie, Prophets of Da City, Black Thought of The Roots, K’naan, Snoop Doggy Dog, Brasse Vannie Kaap, Joe, Duran Duran, Sean Paul, Talib Kweli and many more. Black Noise is self managed and toured Sweden, Norway, Belgium, USA, Holland, Denmark, Finland, Zimbabwe, Namibia, England, Germany and Ireland. For more info on Black Noise, check www.blacknoise.co.za
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