Jul 17, 2011
The 2011 American Beatbox Championships is heating up to return as the livest beatboxing event in the U.S.
Sunday August 14th will see America’s leading human beatboxers rock one of New York City’s gem music venues Les Poisson Rouge. The Godfather of Noise beatboxing legend Rahzel of the Legendary Roots Crew with Rakaa of Dilated Peoples will headline the post championships concert alongside the percussive mastery of Kenny Muhammad and Swiss Chris with NYC’s world hip hop favorites the Stone Forest Ensemble with Chesney Snow. Hosted by hip hop favorites Hasan Salaam & Eternia the evening is destined to become a not to be missed gem for the summer time Hip Hop classical.
Sunday, August 14th 2011 at Le Poisson Rouge in New York City will see the undisputed Godfather of Noise Rahzel (the Roots) and Rakaa (Dilated Peoples) headlining the post-championship concert of the 2nd American Beatbox Championships. America’s top 16 beatboxers will battle it out live in an “8 mile style” beat down for the crown of America’s Best Beatboxer. Beatboxing’s finest will go mic to mic as Hasan Salaam and Eternia MC the evening with DJ Boo holding down the Red Bull decks alongside Colin Dean’s Roots & Grooves.
The American Beatbox Championships returns with even more eclectic powerhouse performances as Kenny Muhammad “The Human Orchestra”, Swiss Chris, and recent Drama Desk winner and WBA co-founder Chesney Snow w/ the Stone Forest Ensemble lace the evening. Emmy-Nominated composer DJ Johnny Juice of Public Enemy will join the judges’ panel this year with Kenny Muhammad, Rahzel, and Swiss Chris for what is sure to be an epic evening of beat battling with more special guests sure to be announced. The American Beatbox Championships will also premiere Graphic Vocals an exhibition featuring visual artist with Crystal Clarity (http://artthirsty.com/home.html). Graphic Vocals showcases the work of an extraordinary visual artist’s voice.
The 1st American Beatbox Championships made history and became one of the hottest tickets in New York City… the stars are aligning for this year’s American Beatbox Championships. Pre-Sale tickets are only $25 and the price will go up so be sure to get your tickets as soon as possible. http://lepoissonrouge.com/events/view/2344
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