The official Converse Block Party with Converse UK and JD Sports on the 29th April 2012!
The Converse Block Party is a unique, exciting urban culture affair that will take place at London’s Legendary Old Vic Tunnels on Sunday 29th April 2012. This event is in conjunction with launching Converse’s Spring 2012 Star Player foot wear range. Through live performances such as Music battles, live graffiti and skate boarding this event invites emerging MC talent to take part in the action alongside some of the best emerging and established acts in UK Street culture. Wiley, Skepta, Ms Dynamite and P Money will be some of the artist that you will surely see and hear during this event.
Live graffiti demonstrations from by Neas and Vibes who are two of the most well respected spray can artists in the UK. Not forgetting live skate performances from Jerome Campbell, Roy Milanes and Harry Lintell who are all from the UK Converse skateboarding team.
Be sure to be on the lookout near a JD Sports near you as there will be a series of MC Clashes in your local JD. Your local MCs will be invited to battle it out for a chance to perform alongside their music idols at the official Converse Block Party. The in-store competition will take place throughout March 2012 in London, Manchester and Glasgow. Three finalists will compete at the Block Party and by the end of the event there will be an ultimate winner of the Converse Block Partay! The MC clash winner will gain access to recording an exclusive track with one of the UK’s most iconic underground music label, No Hats No Hoods.
Get uploading with your MC videos to JD Sports Facebook page to enter the MC battles and to be in a chance to win some of the fabulous prizes.
Wednesday, March 21 – Glasgow
The MC Clash takes place at JD, 229-249 Buchanan Street on Wednesday, March 21, 7.00 pm – 9.00 pm. Hosting and performing a live PA is Lady Leshurr
Thursday, March 22 – Manchester
The MC Clash takes place at JD, 16-18 Barbarolli Mall Arndale Centre,
Thursday, March 22, 9.00 pm – 11.00 pm. Fresh Scrufizzer will perform, hosting alongside the Murkage Cartel
Thursday, March 29 – London
The MC Clash takes place at JD, 268-269 Oxford Street on Thursday, March 29, 9.00 pm – 11.00 pm. Mic.Rightous is hosting the London clash alongside underground promoters, Urban Nerds.
The Converse Block party takes place at the Old Vic Tunnels, Station Approach, London, Se1 8SW. 2-9pm On Sunday 29th April. Tickets are FREE! @ www.converseblockparty.com