Celebrate desi & global hip-hop with the 3rd season of Goa Hip Hop Festival on 7th Feb

Desi Hip Hop & Beatbox Without Borders are bringing one of India's biggest Hip Hop festival to Goa

Goa has established itself as the undaunted party capital of India. And because of the state's natural splendour, beauty and weather, it has also played host to a countless of music events, performances and festivals, giving us endless opportunities to celebrate. One such music festival that has come to the shores of the state is the Goa Hip Hop Festival.

Celebrate global hip hop artists, new-age rappers and desi rap groups, with the third season of Goa Hip Hop Festival. Happening on 7th Feb, this is one of the biggest rap events in India.

A celebration of music & community

Hip Hop and rap music is undoubtedly one of the most loved and popular genres of music in the world. The rap artists are known to have risen from suffering and found an outlet with music, which makes the community a great source of inspiration for us all. Plus, who doesn't enjoy sick beats!

Which is exactly why we're super excited about the Goa Hip Hop festival. A celebration of art, music, struggle and a sense of community, bringing India's rising rappers, beatboxers, DJs, graffiti artists and stellar performances.

The festival is not just a big celebration of music but is also a master-class on how to make the music. Hence, aside from the lit AF live performances, fire dancers and cool beats, you will also get to enjoy panel discussions and workshops.

The festival will bring an international line up of male and female rappers, DJs, breakdancers and graffiti artists. The live performances will include acts from regional and Indian artists such as 7 Bantaiz, Dopeadelicz, Bombay Lokal and Sun J & Khatarnaak Hiphop Collective.

The line up will also have international artists such as Tracy Desa , Haji Springer, 5:55, Mc Solomon and several others. The performances will take place in over 15 different languages while the roof is raised and the songs sung.

Knock Knock

Goa Hip Hop Festival 2020 will be held at the scenic beach-side venue of Riva Resort Mandrem. With sun, music, booze and sick beats, there's nothing that this festival lacks and if you are a hip-hop aficionado or a budding artist, there's no way you can miss out on the festival.

Date: 7-8 Feb, 2020

Tickets: ₹1,499 onwards

Venue: Riva Beach Resort, Mardem Beach Road, Pernem, Goa

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