Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Hip Hop Summit + Sundog Theater at McKee

Sundog Theatre teamed up with the National Hip-Hop Summit Youth Council to stage a “Teen Summit to End Gun Violence” Tuesday, May 23, at Ralph R. McKee CTE High School.

The event runs from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public. McKee is at 290 St. Marks Pl., and the entrance is around the block on Belmont.

Among others, the Summit will feature original rap and spoken word performances by students from McKee High School

 who have been part of an anti-gun violence initiative, known as Art as a Catalyst for Change, a project coordinated by the Hip-Hop Summit Youth Council and funded by City Council Member Debi Rose (D-49th District) and City Council Member Laurie Cumbo.

Prizes included NIKE Sneakers, gift cards, Hip-Hop Books, a Demo Recording Contract and Concert Tickets.  

DJ Ralph McDaniel; Host of Video Music Box
It also featured an expert panel discussion related to the initiative and possible solutions.

The event was presented in cooperation with New York’s Power 105.1-FM hip-hop radio station.
DJ Bam Bam

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