As part of the eighth annual celebration of Chicago Hip Hop Heritage Month, The Chicago Hip-Hop Initiative, along with the City of Chicago, will present Chicago Hip-Hop- All Headz on Deck at noon Saturday, July 24, 2010 at Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park.
Devoid of commercial influence, the show will feature raw, organic hip-hop from local artists All Natural, Primeridian, Ang 13, Urbanized Music, Deja K. Taylor, FM Supreme, Jitu tha Jugganot, GQ The Teacher, Notrydo Sincere, Griffen, Lid Law, 80’s Babies and DJ Bvax.
The show will also include performances by the Footwork Kingz, Stick & Move Dance Crew and Poetree Chicago.
Since 2003, when The Chicago Hip-Hop Initiative successfully lobbied the city to declare July Hip Hop Heritage Month, the Initiative has acted as an umbrella for a variety of events aimed at preserving hip-hop’s historical and artistic legacy in Chicago while also promoting an agenda of family, community, positivity and peace.
For more information on The Chicago Hip-Hop Initiative, please visit, www.chihiphop.org