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HipHopCanada presents: #letsREbuild in support of Calgary flood relief [News]

Calgary, ABHipHopCanada has teamed up with our friends at 10 at 10 Hip-Hop Showcase, Twotowers Entertainment, Ill Movements,, One Entertainment, Dubsac, Pulse Studios,, and Paper Crown to bring you #letsREbuild charity fundraiser in support of Calgary’s flood relief efforts. “Let’s REbuild was derived from local hip-hop event 10 at 10’s mantra, Let’s Build. From its inception, this slogan has been used to inspire the growth of the hip-hop community in Calgary,” explains Beni Johnson, local hip-hop promoter and 10 at 10 organizer.

“This term can have many applications, however, the choice to use ‘REbuild’ for this fundraiser emphasizes the fact that Calgary is already a strong community and with the help of willing people we can rebuild the lost homes and facilities that were affected by the unprecedented flooding in Southern Alberta.” [More]

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It all goes down tomorrow night at 8 p.m. at Commonwealth Bar & Stage (733 – 10 Ave SW). The guys at Commonwealth have graciously offered up the venue, despite being closed on Saturday due to power outages. Get ready for performances by Transit, New’L & Dirty Harry, Humble Giants, Obey the Crooks, A.Y.E., Nerds In Cool Clothing, Dragon Fli Empire and special guests. There will also be a 7-smoke breakdance competition, beat battle, MC cyphers, after party DJs, a silent auction and much more.

A minimum donation of $10 is required at the door. All proceeds will be donated to the Canadian Red Cross to help rebuild the community. So drop on by and say hi to @saroshrizvi and @IHeartTART and enjoy the company of your favourite local hip-hop heads for a good cause. We are uniting on all fronts to do what we do best: good music and good times.

Twitter: @CommonwealthYYC | @10at10Calgary | @TwoTowersCA | @IllMovements | @netcandi_com | @OneEntEvents | @DubSacINC | @PulseStudios | @DJALVpapercrown

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Sarah Sussman is HipHopCanada's Associate Editor in Chief. Sarah was born-and-raised in Calgary, AB. She is a freelance writer and photographer, as well as a 2013 graduate from SAIT Polytechnic's journalism program. She writes about hip-hop and fashion (and sometimes a combination of the two). She also manages a vintage clothing boutique on-the-side. Sarah has written for The Weal, Where Calgary, Essential Calgary, and Our Alberta. Sarah started working with HipHopCanada in Jan. 2013 as Canadian Prairies Editor. She has been fortunate enough to interview some pretty cool cats, including Action Bronson, Ghostface Killah, Moka Only, Joey Bada$$, Mac Miller, Maseo (De La Soul), Ali Shaheed Muhammad (A Tribe Called Quest), and more. Twitter: @IHeartTART

  1. Phareke

    This is a great way to use your talents. Hip Hop For Humanity!

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