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MN Hip Hop News

JayDee Beat Batch Wars: Honoring A Legend Through Battle

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There are many ways to honor a person of greatness, this could be done through marches, memorials, murals or even song, but bringing people together to witness the battle element of Hip Hop is very unique.

When one thinks of battling particularly in Hip Hop culture, they may think off the top of an MC battle or DJ battle, rarely does our consciousness think about how beat producers’ would battle? Same rules basically as the above two... lose once and you’re out.. only come with your best cause in the famous words of Rakim.. “no mistakes aloud”.

Read more: JayDee Beat Batch Wars: Honoring A Legend Through Battle

Twin Cities Day Of Dignity - Oct 1 2016

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Event Link: www.facebook.com/events/247562005638967


Human dignity is a God given right to everyone who breaths, to live, to truly be free and embrace freedom and liberty in its true sense. This day is dedicated to the people, La Raza, the folks who are struggling, but also the people who have tremendous resilience, in an effort to create real change and give voice to the voiceless.

Read more: Twin Cities Day Of Dignity - Oct 1 2016

Mpls Superintendent Ed Graff Makes Surprise Visit

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During a May 17th Meet & Greet, held by the Minneapolis School District to introduce the two finalists for superintendent; Brenda Cassellius and Ed Graff; the Minneapolis Youth Coordinating Board together with the You(th) Are Here Engagement Team and their Revolutionary Approach to Groundbreaking Empowerment (R.A.G.E.) was in full effect connecting with the two finalists as an advocate for the young people they serve.

Read more: Mpls Superintendent Ed Graff Makes Surprise Visit

MN-HHC Press Team At Soundset 2016!

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FIND MN-HHC IN THE MIX AT SOUNDSET 2016

The MN-HHC Press Team will be covering all aspects of the Soundset 2016 experience! If you want to be featured in one of our many stories about this fun filled experience or submit any materials day of the event feel free to
text us directly @ 763-310-7628 or 612-423-0355!

Artist Interviews

Performance Reviews

Activities Expose'

Fan Fair Fun

Read more: MN-HHC Press Team At Soundset 2016!

Craft's Youth Connection LIVE Comedy Show

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Craft's Youth Connection LIVE Comedy Show (FUNDRAISER)

 

Joing us for a "Craft's Youth Connection LIVE Comedy Show" Thursday May 26th, 2016 at 8:00pm. 

These four comedians are giving you laughter while loving what they do, and supporting Craft's Youth Connection. Join Kevin Craft (as seen on VH1's Tool Academy, Tyra Banks, Last Comic Standing, TMZ, Shaq's Comedy All-Star Jam, and more!) and a host of local comedy talent for a night of fun for a good cause.. Crafts Youth Connection!

www.facebook.com/CraftsYouthConnection  |  www.instagram.com/CraftsYouthConnection 

Read more: Craft's Youth Connection LIVE Comedy Show

28 Days Of Spit - 2016 Releases

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  - FULL PLAYLIST OF CONTRIBUTED ARTIST MUSIC FOR DAILY RELEASES -

 

February 1   

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T.E.C
. born and raised in Minnesota, has been producing, engineering, and rapping for over 10 years. He comes from the newly formed and widely spread group A.E.D (After Every Dollar/After Every Dream). T.E.C.  has worked with many of the top local artists in Minneapolis as well as Chicago. His first official E.P. "The Technical" is slated to drop Spring of 2016 which will feature Chevyboy, Buk & Psyde of Psychodrama, Killa Capone, Dawreck of Triple Darkness, and King Sandman.
 
 
 
 
 
 
T.E.C. - "All I Know" 
 
 
   
   
February 2  

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Rara Avis is an independent hip-hop duo based out of Minnesota who stands out among many artists with their high energy and crowd moving stage presence. Formed back in the end of 2014 "Rara Avis" is now currently in the making of a new mixtape titled "The Misfits" to begin 2016 with a bang!!

www.facebook.com/raraavisofficial

  

 


Rara Avis Ft Sonny Dayze - "Out Of My System"

Read more: 28 Days Of Spit - 2016 Releases

28 Days Of Spit - February 2016

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FB Event Link - www.facebook.com/events/168800550159932

 

This February will mark the 3rd year of The Minnesota Hip Hop Coalition organizing a "28 Days Of Spit" compilation project featuring nothing but Minnesota Hip Hop talent. The last two years have generated a lot of love and support for the project, with '28 Days Of Spit 2015' being released exclusively through our new web platform here. This year MN-HHC will be another hot February with a host of great local Hip-Hop!

 

WHAT IS 28 DAYS OF SPIT?

28 Days Of 'Real' Spit originally started as a simple concept during a M.A.C. House LLC meeting.. “During the month of February, we as Hip Hop, need to present nothing but 28 days of that Real Shit!” It was then presented to The Minnesota Hip Hop Coalition for support and we couldn’t agree more! This simple phrase evokes a serious commitment to present the most forward thinking concepts that specifically help to preserve Real Hip Hop. So this month is strictly about promoting the higher-self in ALL of us and present this evolved way of being in the best light possible.

Read more: 28 Days Of Spit - February 2016