2003-07-11 / Community

Hip Hop Talent Search Comes to Rockaway Beach

Hip Hop Talent Search Comes to Rockaway Beach

The Lipton Brisk Flavor of Hip Hop Tour continues its celebration of local talent with this month’s event at Rock-away Beach on Friday and Saturday, July 18 and 19 from 2-6 p.m.

The Tour’s stop in New York, in association with Power 105 FM, will showcase area freestyle hip hop contestants who have won the opportunity to compete through the radio station. The weekend will culminate in a grand prize award on Saturday. The local hip hop champion will receive free weekend accommodations in Manhattan and a workshop at Scratch DJ Aca-demy where they’ll learn to scratch with the pros. The Lipton Brisk Flavor of Hip Hop Tour has been traveling the country and will bring free samples, entertainment, and two Hip Hop tents to the New York metro area.

The Brisk Hip Hop Memorabilia tent will showcase the history of Hip Hop - complete with a listening station to hear the evolution of Hip Hop mu-sic. The Lipton Brisk Flavor of Hip Hop Tour will also feature the Brisk Scratch DJ Academy tent where the public is invited to try the equipment and learn the art of scratching from DJ pros.

Scratch DJ’s from Scratch DJ Aca-demy in New York City will also showcase their unique scratch artistry on stage while playing the hottest Hip Hop songs. Other hip hop performers include Rock Steady Crew Bboys and Bgirls who will break dance for the crowd.

The Brisk FREE Sampling tent will also offer a refreshing taste of Brisk Iced Tea, Fruit Teazer and Lemonade.

Power 105 (WWPR 105.1 FM) in New York has partnered with Lipton Brisk Iced Tea to bring this exciting cultural event to Rockaway Beach. Interested parties are invited to tune in to the station for more details on the competition.

Saturday, July 19 - Special Artist appearance from Def Jam - Juelez Santana.

Juelz Santana will be appearing on the Brisk Stage during the show on Saturday 7/19.

The Lipton Brisk Flavor of Hip Hop Tour will be at Rockaway Beach, off of Seagirt Blvd - between Beach 9 and 17 in the parking lot. Friday, 7/18 - 2-6pm and Saturday, 7/19 - 2-6pm.

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