NEW ORLEANS – Supreme Street and Traffic Boutique present the 2011 NOLA Underground Hip-Hop Awards, a hip-hop centralized awards showcase, giving appropriate appreciation, respect and honor to our local artists who have exemplified the essential aspects of not just any particular popular culture, but urban culture. The event will be hosted by Shiney Green and will take place at the House of Blues from 8p to 12a on October 8th, 2011.
The very best of New Orleans Underground Hip-Hop, impeccable artists thrive with a distinct Southern demeanor and confidence delivering pride, pain and revelry in the booth. With respected references and influences from past artists like Soulja Slim, Tim Smooth & Magnolia Shorty, New Orleans hip-hop music is on the rise!
Hip Hop music originated as a form of musical expression meant to empower and educate its listeners. As the culture grew and diversified, it took many different paths. But, like most forms of art, the music genre is making a strong comeback to its roots. Many believe the foundation of hip-hop has died. Well, there is no better place than New Orleans to revive the true essence of hip-hop.
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