The 4th Showdown Hip Hop Festival goes down at Walter Sisulu Square in Kliptown, Soweto on Saturday 26 October.
Channel O together with the event’s brainchild, Cashtime Entertainment, aim to unite rappers and DJs as well as give fans a unique SA hip hop experience through the festival. This year the star studded line up includes Teargas, Khuli Chana, AKA, PRO, L-Tido, iFani, Deep Level, Cashtime Fam, Maggz, DA L.E.S as well as DJs Milkshake, Naves, SPHectacula, Vigi, MsCosmo and Sizwe.
“As far as South African Hip Hop is concerned, the Showdown Hip Hop Festival is a corner stone for unity and growth within the South African hip hop fraternity. Cashtime Entertainment and Teargas as the brains behind this annual event are proud and honored to showcase this amazing line up of artists and DJs right in the heart of Soweto. The concert has grown leaps and bounds yearly and forging ahead we are hoping to ignite government and corporate interest to help take this initiative to higher heights.” – KO (Teargas)
Fans will be able to purchase artist merchandise and CDs, and there’s an incredible meet and greet area equipped with a photo booth to allow fans to interact and take pics with their favourite rap celebrities.
Doors open at 12pm. Event ends at 4am. Tickets R100 at Computicket, R150 at door.