Convention offers inside look at hip-hop, with workshops, performances, film fest
The four pillars of hip-hop will be featured today at the Blaisdell for Day 2 of Undivided, a Hip Hop Movement convention.
All ages are welcome to be entertained and educated about emcees, DJs, breakdancers and graf writers through workshops, battles and competitions, an art gallery and live art demonstrations, a film festival, live performances and exhibitor booths.
Itís a chance to learn about hip-hop culture, get inspired and find direction in the arts, whether itís by taking a workshop by Crazy Legs of the New York Rock Steady Crew, learning how to produce music from a variety of DJs, getting lyrical with emcees, participating in Hip Hop Theatre or watching art in action, both live and on film.
The convention runs from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tickets are $20 general, $18 for military and students with ID, $15 for children 4 to 12 and free for keiki 3 and younger. For more information, visit www.generationxt.org.