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B-Boy Summit: Healing The World Thru Hip-Hop

August 12-13, 2017 | Los Angeles, CA, USA

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THE ORIGINAL B-BOY SUMMIT

Established in 1994

B-Boy SummitIn response to world attention of multiculturalism, diversity, and community engagement through the arts, the Bboy Summit theme for 2017 is “Healing the World Thru Hip-Hop”, featuring local, national, and international Hip-Hop practitioners, activists, and educators who are empowering marginalized communities around the globe through Hip-Hop, by supporting the education, enrichment and cultivation of local Hip-Hop artists, especially youth, women and people of color.

The B-Boy Summit strives to encompass all of the original four elements celebrated in hip-hop culture.

Breakers

B-boying, breaking or breakdancing is a style of dance that originated during the mid-1970s in the Bronx.

Emcee

Vocal delivery that incorporates ``rhyme, rhythmic speech, and street vernacular`` performed over a beats.

DJ

Manipulating sounds and creating new music, effects, mixes and beats using two or more turntables and a mixer.

graffiti

A form of art that takes immense time, skill and precision and has pushed the world of art forward.

SPEAKERS

RESPECTED MEMBERS OF OUR COMMUNITY
Asia One
Asia One
Founder
El La Katrina and Macca
El La Katrina & Bgirl Macca
Girl Illa Tactics
Rahman Jamaal
Rahman Jamaal
RAP Force Academy, Hip-Hop Congress
Medusa
Medusa
Next Level
Judi Lopez
Judi Lopez
Founder, KeepRockinYou
Candi Molia
Candy Molia
Child of this Culture Foundation, Inc.
James Kim
James Kim
BEAT Global
Jlove Calderon
Jlove Calderon
Author, Teacher
LOCATION
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA

Los Angeles is a sprawling Southern California city and the center of the nation’s film and television industry. Near its iconic Hollywood sign, studios such as Paramount Pictures, Universal and Warner Brothers offer behind-the-scenes tours. On Hollywood Boulevard, TCL Chinese Theatre displays celebrities’ hand- and footprints, the Walk of Fame honors thousands of luminaries and vendors sell maps to stars’ homes.

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ACCOMMODATIONS
HOTEL OPTIONS IN LOS ANGELES

If you're planning to attend from out of town, make sure to book your accomodations in advance. Luckily in LA there's a place to fit just about any budget, too. We've compiled a list of places in the area around the event venues to help plan your stay.

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