2009 Grand Rapids Hip Hop Appreciation Week Calendar and Awards

2009 Grand Rapids Hip Hop Appreciation Week Calendar

Grand Rapids Hip Hop Awards

Sunday,
May 17th ’09

GOSPEL HIPHOP EXTRVAGANZA

The Grand Rapids HipHop Coalition will collaborate with Pastor Jermone Glenn and Revolution Christian Ministries To bring one of the worlds foremost minds on HipHop Philosophy and Sprituality to West Michigan Minister Server Tavares of HipHop Ministries.org.

Venue: Revolution Christian Ministries
Time: 12pm

Monday,
May 18th ’09

LADIES FIRST

The GRHHC in conjunction with Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Inc. Presents Ladies First, a monthly workshop for young ladies ages 8-18, each event has a spotlight moment.Over the course of the summer young ladies will come and learn etiquette proper fashion sense, self awareness and How to deal with negative media images amongst other things. The spotlight moment of this 1st event is young ladies will have the opportunity to get pedicure’s and nails’ polished.

Venue: Salon Lark, Downtown, Grand Rapids
64 Ionia Ave SW Grand Rapids, MI 49503 – (616) 855-4855

Time:7pm-10pm

Tuesday,
May 19th ’09

VICTORY
OVER THE STREETS

The GRHHC in conjunction with LifeQuest Ministries VOTS(A HipHop Fathers Night Out) This event like the previous one is a monthly workshop for young men ages 8-18, However we have chosen to focus this one on Father/ Child relationships and building this bond. Over the course of the summer young men will come and learn etiquette proper fashion sense, self awareness and How to deal with negative media images amongst other things. The spotlight moment of this 1st event is young men bonding with their fathers as teammates as they go against other father Child teams in a marathon/triathlon of Miniature Golf,Speedway race cars and WII Tennis.

Venue: Craig’s Cruiser’s
Time: 7pm-10pm.

Wednesday,
May 20th ’09

CHOOZE YOUR WEAPON

Pt.1″Return Of The BoomBap”

Live Beat Battle Hosted by The World Famous “BEATMINERZ”

West Michigan’s Hottest Beat Makers Go Head 2 Head in a 3 round Critical Beatdown.1st and 2nd round winners receive placement on the up coming album “FROM GUNRULE TO BUCKTOWN”

Produced by “THE BEATMINERZ” and YOU!!!”

On The Wheels Of Steel The One And Only BEATMINERZ!!!

MR. Walt and DJ Evil Dee

Battle finalist chosen by The BEATMINERZ!!! MR. Walt and Evil Dee

$20 Entry Fee
$10 General Admission

Venue: The Intersection Lounge

Tickets available through Ticketmaster.com
More Info @ GrandRapidsHipHop.Com

Thursday,
May 21st ’09

REMEMBER, RESPECT, REVOLUTIONIZE Panel Discussion

BRIDGEING THE GAP-Old School/New School Jam Session

Thisevent is a celebration of Grand Rapids Urban Music History. We have assembled an all star cast made up of the past 40 years of West Michigan’s Urban Music Scene.

Our mission is to “BRIDGE THE GAP” Share some knowledge, Some Wisdom, Some Good Time Stories, Get To Know One Another, The New School extending, an olive branch to the Old School, That should end in a Once in a lifetime jam session of epic proportion’s!

Venue: River City Slims
Time: 7pm-2am

Friday,
May 22nd, ’09

Grand Rapids Hip Hop AwardsTHE 3rd ANNUAL GRAND RAPIDS HIPHOP AWARDS

The GRHHA Celebrates the Best Of The Best In West Michigan’s Urban Arts And Entertainment Come Prepared To Witness Some High Powered Performances And To Have A Very Good Time Doing So. The Grand Rapids HipHop Coalition Looks Forward To Many More Years Of Successful Events And We Welcome You To Join Us On A Life Long Commitment To Make Grand Rapids HipHop.. A Universal Household Word.

It’s A Celebration!!!!!!!!.

Time: 7:00pm Doors
Venue: The Wealthy Theater

Tickets: $10 Advance

Wealthy Theater Box Office

Wealthy Theater Online

 

Saturday
May 23rd, ’09

GRHHC PARKJAM

A HipHop Family Fun Day In The Park! Live
Music, Food, Games, GoodTimes!!

What More Can I Say?

Place:Martin Luther King Park

Time: 2pm-7pm

More info @ GrandRapidsHipHop.Com

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