Akron Civic Hosting Fifth Annual Hip Hop Showcase
On September 2nd, the Akron Civic will mark the Fifth Anniversary of the Akron Hip-hop Showcase featuring De La Soul, Pete Rock & CL Smooth, Jeru tha Damaja, Special Ed, DJ Mick Boogie, and the 2012 “Akron Hip-hop On-line Talent Search” winner, Ali tha Prince.
Ismail Al-Amin, executive director of Keepers of the Art shares that showcase what was created are for those artists who helped lay the foundation for the culture, which is peace, love, unity and having fun, current artists who are carrying on the tradition of the “true-school.”
Tickets for the show are $15 and $20, and tickets for the show and After Party are $25 and $30. Tickets are available on the night of the show and in advance at the Akron Civic Theatre box office 330-253-2488 or online at www.akroncivic.com.