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27th Annual Demp Week History of Hip Hop Symposium and Local Artist Showcase
January 10 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The DJ DEMP Foundation is hosting the 27th Annual Demp Week History of Hip Hop Symposium at Tallahassee Community College in the Center for Workforce Development. This event is FREE to the public. The Hip Hop Symposium brings together scholars, local historians, and music industry professionals to discuss the evolution of hip-hop music and culture over the last 50 years in Florida. The panelists will discuss the cultural impact of hip hop in education, politics, and the economy. There will be a one hour panel discussion followed by a Q&A session.
An artist showcase will follow on January 11, 2024 at 10:00 p.m. at the TNL Performing Arts Center located at 1533 N. Monroe Street, Unit C, Tallahassee, FL 32301. The artist showcase will spotlight local talent.
Funding for this program is provided through a Community Project Grant from Florida Humanities with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities and in partnership with the DJ Demp Foundation. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of Florida Humanities or the National Endowment for the Humanities.
January 10 @ 5:30 pm -
January 10 @ 7:30 pm