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FRESH Function. A Hip-Hop Cypher - Denver Chapter

  • Fusion Factory 2433, 3563 Walnut St Denver, CO 80205 USA (map)

International Indigenous Youth Council - Denver Chapter & Earth Guardians team up to present:

A Hip-Hop Open Mic Cypher… be vocal, be loud, be proud, and VOTE!

The IIYC and Earth Guardians are teaming up to host the first ever FRESH Function. A hip-hop cypher.

Hip-hop, the revolutionary artform and movement has transcended generations, united peoples and transformed the person as political & politics as personal. As a method of non-violent direct action, to this day hip-hop amplifies black and brown voices.

Now, in 2018, we continue to harness hip-hop to spark change and ignite solidarity within the communities that need it most. Through this celebration of hip-hop, and the fresh perspective that youth have to shape this nation into one that works for them, we invite you to be vocal, be loud, be proud, get out and vote!

Thank you to our sponsors

KS 107.5 | MTV +1 the Vote


Performance by Antoine Edwards Jr.


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Featuring DJ Cavem


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  • Live art showcasing non-violent direct action

  • Live breakdancing

  • Open mic, spoken word & cypher battles

  • Voter registration!


Calling all poets, rappers and singers to participate in the open-mic cypher for a chance to win prizes and props.

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We are seeking visual artists to develop live art rooted in non-violent direct action during the event. Four artists will be selected to paint live from 7PM until 10PM, creating art on canvas material. Each artist will tackle a different social or political issues related to Colorado's 2018 Ballot Initiatives. Artists will be compensated and the artwork will be raffled out at the end of the event.

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  • $10 presale

  • $15 at the door