Presented by Aspire To Inspire Music Group

In collaboration with Assembly and the College of William and Mary Hip Hop Collection, Aspire To Inspire Music Group invites you to come celebrate the vibrant culture of hip-hop at Happy Birthday Hip Hop! Immerse yourself in the beats, rhymes, and history of the genre with live production performances, a "cypher" panel discussion, interactive activations, and a display of William and Mary's Hip Hop Collection. Artists will be able to submit their contributions to the Collection as well, cementing their respective legacies in Virginia musical history.


Programming (subject to change):

11am: Doors Open

12pm: Virginia Talks 50  "Cypher"  Discussion

1pm: The Art of Scratch

2pm: The Art of Dance

3pm: The Art of Production

4pm: The Golden Hour Pre Mixer

5pm - 8pm: Happy Birthday Hip Hop! Mixer (21+ only)

Note: All day time events are free and open to the public from 11am - 4pm. Ticketed entry begins at 5pm.

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Refund Policy

All sales are final. No refunds will be available for this event.