Heal the Hood Launches Cape Flats Uprising 31st Jan @ Zula Bar
Cape Flats Uprising is aimed at raising funds for community transport for youth to events that are hosted by the Hip Hop Community. We also aim to assist some worthy youth that we work with, with their school fees through this fund. Black Noise, Emile YX?, DJ Rozanno, DJ Scratch, Cape Awake Records and others will performer at the event. For more info and tickets at R30, call Emile at 082 3958125
African Hip Hop Indaba 2009 will host Battle of the Year Africa
Heal the Hood has just won the rights to host Battle of the Year Africa, that will have participants from Nigeria, Senegal, Zimbabwe and Botswana participate in the Continental Elimination on the 28th and 29th of August 2009. HTH are planning to host the event at the Grand West Arena. We are also planning to extend the event to include workshops, panel discussions and an African Hip Hop Film Festival. Crews interested in participating in the competition or just performing at the event should please send demos and register to battle soon. For more info call +27 21 7060481 or mail
Social Development Funds Heal the Hood Project to teach new dancers
Heal the Hood has been funded to teach the next generation of dancers. Emile has just completed a b-boy/ breakdance syllabus that will be taught to others to teach in the identified areas which are:- Mitchells Plain, Khayelitsha, Delft, Manenberg, Grassy Park, Lavender Hill and Wynberg. The outcome that will be measured in September 2009 is 15 teachers to take over from us in all these areas and keep the Heal the Hood Project expanding to other areas.
Heal the Hood & Black Noise plan a National Tour in May & June 09
Black Noise will celebrate its 21st Anniversary this year by touring nationally starting with Upington and then around to the rest of the country. The tour will culminate in a finale of the African Hip Hop Indaba Show and Black Noise performing at the Baxter on the 8th & 9th Oct ’09. The full year plan will give updated info on where we will be.