All Female Hip-Hop Concert To Rock Cuba

Cuba will play host to the first all women's hip-hop concert this month, the first such event to take place on the island.The concert, titled "Proven Presence" will feature Cuban rappers Esencia, Oye Habana, Maryoris, Las positivas and Las crudas.The event, which kicks off at 5:00 pm on December 17, will take place at Covarrubias Hall of the National Theater.In the fall of 2002, Fidel Castro's government sanctioned the Cuban Rap Agency, a state sponsored agency that ear maked money for the Cuban Rap Festival and the production of a hip-hop magazine "Movimiento."