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JWJ’s Hip Hop Festival: Lifting Duval’s Legendary Voices

February 19 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

JWJ's Hip Hop Festival: Lifting Duval's Legendary Voices

The Friends of James Weldon Johnson Park will host JWJ’s Hip Hop Festival: Lifting Duval’s Legendary Voices. This a celebration to honor Black History Month in a unique and authentic way, by teaching the next generation the (core) pillars of Hip Hop: Emceeing/Lyricism | DJing/Turntablism | Breakdance | Graffiti | Knowledge.  JWJ’s Hip Hop Festival will feature performances and demonstrations by Mas Appeal, Mr. Al Pete, Enerji, Che of L.O.V.E Culture, Rochelle of In the Midst, plus a panel discussion of Hip-hop pioneers led by Anthropologist Dr. Melissa Hargrove, University of North Florida.

This family-friendly festival will celebrate the past, present, and future of Hip Hop. It’s FREE to attend and will take place from 10 am to 5 pm on Saturday, February 19.

This program is funded in part through a Florida Humanities Community Project Grant in partnership with the Friends of James Weldon Johnson Park.

Event Details

Event Date/time:

February 19 @ 10:00 am -
February 19 @ 5:00 pm

Other

Presenter Information:
Dr. Melissa Hargrove, Department of Anthopology, University of North Florida
Event Fee:
Free
Event Type:
In-person

Event Contact:

Jihan White
Phone:
(904) 515-5098 ext. 3
Email:
JihanWhite@jwjpark.org

Event Venue:

James Weldon Johnson Park
135 W Monroe Street
Jacksonville, FL 32202 United States
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