There is not got long to go before the 6th Rising Styles Hip Hop Festival is upon us. Launched in 2004, Rising Styles (RS) is the UK ’s largest celebration of international hip-hop culture. Building on the success of previous years, the 2009 festival is developing a fantastic line up of high profile events, designed to appeal to audiences new and old and promises to be bigger and better than ever.
Events confirmed for 2009 includes Battle Jam, Rap Slam, Frieze Box the street art event where the artists are given a blank canvas and throughout the day produce a work of art, a King Of The Beats special and tons more.
The festival will culminate in a live event, Uprising, featuring top DJs as well as both established and emerging hip-hop acts including Million Dan, The Infomatics, Kasha, Grit Grammar, DJ Kayper and many many more amazing artists. Rising Styles is also developing new events which will feature on the 2009 schedule including the ‘In Conversation’ strand where the audience can interact with artists.
Previous artists to grace Rising Styles through varied performances include; Blak Twang, SkinnyMan, Soweto Kinch, Emmanuel Jal, Elemental, Million Dan, Kidz In The Hall (USA), The Infomatics (Ireland), Stig Of The Dump as well as up and coming artists from across the UK. The attendance levels for each year exceed 18,000 across all the events.
Dates: Thursday 1st – Sunday 4th October 2009.
Where: Across various venues in Brighton, South East, UK.
Schedule: You can get the most up to date information on all events by visiting http://www.risingstyles.com including amendments to events should changes be implemented. You’ll also be pleased to know that they have managed to bring the majority of the events to you for FREE so access for all remains a high priority for the organisers.
Rising Styles 09 Album
Each year an album is released which contains the best of unsigned UK Hip Hop and this year the CD is supported by Excalibah for what is the best Album yet. Now ready to download via http://www.suspect-packages.com/artists/r-t/RISING_STYLES.php Get yours and support.
You have a varied choice of ways to link with RS and to see the most up to date info. They include: