The Mayor of Minneapolis, Minnesota
has been declared August 19-21 a “Hip-Hop weekend,” complete with
performances from Slick Rick, Slum Village and others.
The 4th Annual Twin Cities Celebration of Hip-Hop celebrates the power of community
through Hip-Hop culture and education.
The theme this year is “Be Healthy” and workshops, MC's, DJ's,
Breakdancers, Beatboxers and a special low rider car show are taking place over
The festival is co-presented by YO! The organization is a youth run, youth
led, non-profit dedicated to youth leadership and development.
According to organizers, over 10,000 worldwide have attended the celebrations
and this year even more are expected to support. Other acts on the bill include
The C.O.R.E, Doomtree, Asia One, Illuminous 3 and Knowledge MC.
The three-day festival was declared a “Hip-Hop Weekend” by Mayor
R.T. Rybak of Minneapolis. The event will also have AIDS testing and Voter registration
The event takes place at the Historic First Avenue Nightclub and Grounds in
Minneapolis, Minnesota August 19-21.
For more information about
YO! The Movement or the 4th Annual Twin Cities Celebration of Hip Hop please