2012 marks the fourth year that several Houstonians have helped organize SXSW‘s Christian hip hop showcase.
On Friday, 3.16.12, and Saturday, 3.17.12, DaSouth.com Hip Hop Hope Unity Conference and CityTakers Weekend features performances from gospel hip hop artists and offers artist development workshops and networking opportunities during South By Southwest.
The first event is a kick-off concert on Friday at 6:30pm at the Horizon Worship Center in Austin (1006 E. Yager Ln. Suite 115-A), which features bigAL, Viktory, Gifted da Flamethrowa, k-Drama, Von Won, theBREAX, Frontline, Omega Sparx, K-Praize, Tre Nation, Chris Lee Cobbins, Peculiar Image, and more. Saturday morning at 10:30 is the DaSouth.com Hip Hop Hope Unity Conference and CityTakers Weekend, which takes place at The Carver Cultural Center (1165 Angelina St.), and includes Houston rapper Tre9, among others.
See the workshop schedule after the jump…
10:30-11am Hip Hop Hope Unity Workshop
11am-12pm The Heart of Hip Hop Missions Workshop
12-1pm Panel discussion: “The Realities of Music Ministry”
1-2pm Lunch break / Fellowship
2-3:30pm DJ Skills Competition
3:30-4pm PMC Skills Competition