The 2016 bigger than hip-hop event is back and more vibrant. The event which happens every last Saturday of the month at a local pub called Cape to Cairo in the CBD of Bulawayo opposite the revenue hall is a major hip-hop event in the city.
Urbanculxure caught up with the artists/organizers of the event POzee, Thorne and 2Dope in an exclusive interview. “Bigger than hip-hop is a movement artists formed, artists who chose not to sit and wait for promoters for exposure and opportunities”, said Thorne.
The initiative is also a way to ignite some entrepreneurial spirit among local rap musicians and a platform for rappers to unity and build an audience. “We need each other to take our craft to greater heights”, said 2Dope.
The Bigger than hip hop showcase is set host major hip hop names in the city like POY, SWK, Psycho among others. “Bigger than hip hop is a platform which also tries to educate local musicians on how to brand themselves, before they sell their selves to the people”, said veteran musician POzee.
Over the years bigger than hip-hop has seen talented acts like Mzoe7, Cal_Vin, Klap elevating to grace major hip-hop events like the Zimbabwe Hip-hop awards in 2014 and 2015.
The Bigger than hip hop event is back, urban music fanatics should expect major exciting additions to the event, a local top ten music chart show is set to kick off and is going to be supported by various online platforms.
For more details about Bigger than Hip-hop visit the Bigger Than Hip Hop 2016 page on Facebook & Instagram, @itsbthh on twitter.