Skillosophy is a new exhibition series featuring multidisciplinary creatives who are noteworthy for their visual art as well as performance art.
The art exhibit and concert portion of the evening starts when doors open at 8pm. The live performance will highlight the visual artists’ dancing, poetry, DJing, singing, rapping, beatboxing, and instrumental skills. During the performances, the artists' visual works will be on display throughout the Livestream HQ for attendees to view and purchase. Artwork will range from paintings, to sculptures, to installations.
The concert will be hosted by Rahzel, renowned beatboxer, formerly of The Roots. Artists include the following: JS-1 (painter/DJ/member of renown Rock Steady Crew), Craig muMs Grant (poet, playwright, actor, artist), Laolu Senbanjo (painter/musician), Sole Rebel (painter/rapper), Ralph Serrano (painter/drummer), Natalie Vie (sculptor/poet/fencer on Women’s U.S team), Shabaam Sahdeeq (painter/rapper), MC Supernatural (rapper/painter), Derick Cross (sculptor/beatboxer), Queen Herawin (painter/rapper), Greg Purnell (barber/poet/painter), Dister (artist/dancer), and Miranda Maxwell (painter/DJ/designer).
Since its inception in 1991, Lyricist Lounge has maintained its dual commitment of promoting upcoming raw talent and paying homage to the pioneers of the Hip Hop culture. To date, the movement has presented nothing but the highest grade of talent that Hip-Hop has to offer. Through previous Lyricist Lounge events the careers of artists like Mos Def, Eminem, Notorious B.I.G, and many others have been launched.
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