London, Ontario has always been a hotbed for Hip-Hop. The local community is always buzzing with competitive breakdancers, versatile DJ's, masterful graffiti artists, as well as a large number of talented MC's. As has been common in other regions, artists have diversified due to creative differences. Thus, London has never before been able to bring all of it's elements into a collective sum. The London Rap Night aka Dirty Thursday’s is looking to end that. Organized by local Hip-Hop advocates; MC Moore, DJ Hullewood, and Tyler Hetherington of The Consignment Show. The London Rap Night is held biweekly; Thursday's at The APK.
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Rappers come one, come all this Thursday at The APK is your chance to sharpen your skills as an emcee and battler. The winner gets 50% of the door money and a radio interview on Sausage Gut Radio. The more people you bring the more cash you can win! I will be hosting the event so come through and connect! To sign up email gripski(at)gmail(dot)com. You can also message Gripski on facebook.
The judges will be grading you on 3 categories, Lyrical Content, Freestyle Incorporation, and crowd reaction. Each category will be out of 10. Judging the battle are the DJ's, The Crate Crusaders and special guest SNEAKS of the MAKESHIFT EINSTEINSWhat: Step To Me Rap Battle. DJs- Hullewud, Over, and Gripski aka The Crate Crusaders. Beats provided by THE MAD HATTR & Word Salad.
Where: The APK. 347 Clarence St., London, Ontario N62 3M4
When: Thursday March 7, 2013. Doors at 9:30.
Admission: $5 door. RSVP on Facebook.