Toronto star Rich Kidd to host first Beats.Mind.Movement. showcase on Oct. 19
Toronto, ON – This coming Wednesday, Oct. 19, Toronto based UrbanArts will be launching the first edition of their new showcase series, Beats.Mind.Movement. (BMM), inside The Rivoli (334 Queen St W).
Hosted by Canadian MC/producer and BMM facilitator, Rich Kidd, the showcase will feature performances by 14 of the program’s participants including MCs, singers and producers. The young talents will perform music they’ve created while enrolled in the program, and upstart DJs Kappa Mezu, Damar Miller and August will run sets in between performances.
This your formal invitation to come witness the future of the Toronto music scene. If you are within the age range of 16 to 24 and interested in joining the program for future rounds, UrbanArts will have volunteers at the show to sign you up. This is an all ages event so feel free to bring all family and friends. HipHopCanada will be in the building to scope out new talent to cover on the site. See you there!
About BEATS. MIND. MOVEMENT (BMM)
BEATS. MIND. MOVEMENT (BMM) is a youth programming initiative dedicated to young people between the ages of 16 – 24 interested in growing and developing a skill set in the world of recording arts with a focus on Audio engineering and Production taught by professional Canadian emcee/producer, Rich Kidd. This program is one of many operating within the UrbanArts community centre.
UrbanArts is a non-profit Community Arts Council focused on enhancing neighbourhoods by engaging youth in community development through the arts. UrbanArts initiates arts activities that bring people together in central-west Toronto and city wide. One of six local arts organizations across Toronto, UrbanArts is an incubator for local arts, with a range of programs led by professional artists in visual art, theatre, dance and music. Our mandate is to promote, engage and facilitate cultural and community development opportunities between artists, arts organizations, community members and community organizations.
— HipHopCanada (@HipHopCanada) October 16, 2016
Twitter: @UrbanArtsTO | @RichKiddBeats