Afrikan Hiphop Conference - Free in Cape Town

Afrikan Hiphop Conference - Free in Cape Town
past over 3 years ago

Fri, Nov 7. 7:00AM - 5:00PM

Hubspace Khayelitsha 40 Ncumo Road Khayelitsha, South Africa

Event Details

In November 2014, the Afrikan Hiphop Caravan – an annual project organized by various African Hiphop collectives – will take place for the second time. This year, the Caravan will explore, celebrate and discuss Hiphop, street art and urban youth culture in Cape Town, Harare, Arusha and Nairobi.

Next to Hiphop Slams, a Hiphop Conference will be organized in each city. These Conferences offer a unique platform to scholars, artists and community activists to come together and debate the current state of African Hiphop, its impact on youth culture, as well as its relevance to socio-political processes and community development.
This year, the Conferences are united by focusing on a common theme: Economic Justice. Thus, a central question under discussion will focus on how Hiphop Culture – representing the voice of the youth – relates to and can contribute to building liberated and transparent African economies – autonomous of foreign domination.

AHC Cape Town Conference 7th November 2014
At Hubspace, Harare Khayelitsha

09H30 Arrival and Registration

10H00 Welcome, Introduction and Overview;

10H30 Intro to RSA Politics - Shawn Panel Disscusion

11H30 Manifestations of Hiphop culture
Possibilities of CPT Hiphop sessions - Anele
Hiphop in Arusha -Biggie -(TBC)
Women and Culture: War on womens bodies Wanelisa Albert
Hip Hop as a tool for political & economic emancipation - Emile

13H00 Lunch

14H00 Words in action by Words of REBEL Sistah(s)

14H30 Reclaiming Hiphop
Re-appropriation of Toyitoyi in Zim Hiphop-Katja
Global anti-capitalist Hiphop - Mic Crenshaw

15H30 Afrikan Hiphop Caravan building a social movement - Biko
Steven Biko the MC/ Hiphop head -Ncedisa Mpemnyama

16H30 Arts and Politics Roundtable

17H30 Closure and Conclusions and rounding up of discussion. Do we have enough for a political Hiphop movement in southern Africa