Starting tomorrow, Hanz On Music artists Hanz On and Carlton Fisk will begin a west coast tour in support of Method Man.
2013 Hanz On Music West Coast Tour Dates
Tues 2.26 – Neumos Crystal Ball Reading Room, 925 E Pike St, Seattle, WA 98122 Wed 2.27 – Domino Room, 51 N.w. Greenwood Avenue Bend, OR 97701 Thurs 2.28 – 1015 Folsom, 1015 Folsom St, San Francisco, CA 94103 Fri. 3.1 -Key Club 9039, Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069 Sun 3.3 – The Observatory 3503 S Harbor Blvd, Santa Ana, CA 92704
Hip Hop frequently gets a bad rap (pun intended) for promoting expensive lifestyles, glamorizing violence and misogyny. However, you know despite what’s pushed on the airwaves and propaganda, Hip Hop has always been about taking care of others and the community when it can. Several well-known Hip Hop celebs have hooked up to help those affected by Katrina. Hip Hop Wired reports:
Yes, it’s been a stand out year for Aristotle and his By Any Means crew. However, he isn’t too big to not give back to the community.
Armed with Dorell Wright of the Philadelphia 76ers and The Hood Chef, the director of Nas’ “Bye Baby” fed over 500 people in the New York City area affected by Hurricane Sandy. Starting their trek in the West Brighton section of Staten Island, the fully functioning food truck went to Brooklyn’s Coney Island, The Rockaways in Queens, and ended with stops at homeless shelters in the Bronx and, finally, Manhattan.
The food drive was made possible by Dorell Wright’s D Wright Way foundation and a charitable donation from the NBA sharpshooter. Check out the photos and videos from the run after the kick.
Hannibal the Great’s Back to Sicily mixtape, hosted by DJ Kay Slay, is now available for download at Dat Piff.Features appearances by Method Man and Carlton Fisk, among others.
Click the mixtape cover photo to grab your copy now!
Hannibal the Great drops his mixtape Chronicles of Carthage on August 20th. The mixtape is hosted by DJ Kay Slay the Drama King and features bars from some hot street rap artists, including Method Man, also pictured in the studio. Continue reading →
NEW YORK, Aug. 9, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Hip Hop Hall of Fame Awards Induction Ceremony & Concert Television show is kicking into high gear by jumpstarting talks with various television & cable network stations and Corporate Sponsorship brands to solidify the shows 4th quarter broadcast partnerships. “The response has been great from broadcasters, major brands, music artists & executives to participate as we look forward to having our television broadcast partners announced in September,” stated show creator and executive producer James JT Thompson. This will be the first broadcast of the show since airing in national syndication and on BET Cable Network in the 90s.
The show will feature Celebrity hosts with special guest appearances, and performances from some of Hip Hop Music & Cultures most recognizable Artists and Celebrities. Hip Hop Hall of Fame officials released the nominees for induction into the 2012 Hall of Fame Class last week, and the Honorees are excited and looking forward to participating in the return of the television special that will be seen in the USA and around the world.
The production company and creative team is currently moving forward with agreements with celebrity talent for the show, and are expected to make continuous announcements over the next few months in regards to the Celebrity Hosts, Performers, Presenters, and Corporate Partnerships.
We are dedicated to the entire culture of hip hop, from the DJ, the MC, the B-Boy/Girls, the Graffiti Artists, the Music, to the Businesses, Leaders, and People who have shaped and influenced the culture since its inception in all phases. “This will be monumental and be around for many generations to come,” says Easy AD Harris, a Hip Hop Hall of Fame Brand Officer, and Iconic member of the legendary Cold Crush Brothers.
The Hip Hop Hall of Fame has also begun discussions with interested distributors of the upcoming documentary film entitled ‘This is a Journey….. A Hip Hop Hall of Fame History Story’ that has begun filming. The film will be a concert and performance based production with interviews and stories from the 70s, 80s, 90s, and the new millennium artists and trendsetters who influence the world of hip hop here in America and abroad. This film will be on par with the recent success of Ice T’s ‘the Art of Rap’, and deliver a unique history of hip hop music and culture from the people that started it, and currently live it today.
For more information, fans can follow at the official website http://hiphophall.org , or at http://facebook.com/hiphophalloffame , or at http://twitter.com/hiphophof . For more information about the upcoming events, participation, media inquiries, and corporate sponsorships contact Hip Hop Global Media & Entertainment, Bobby Fisher or Alexia Martinique at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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