LOCAL hip-hop show — It’s Bigger Than Hip-Hop, which gained popularity in Bulawayo last year — kicks off for 2014 at Cape to Cairo on Saturday with officials saying it will be bigger and better this time around.
The show will run from 2pm until 7pm.
Speaking to Southern eye Lifestyle the organiser of the show, Nicholas Muchinguri, affectionately known in the music circles as POY, said the show is set to return bigger and better this year.
“We have brought the initiative at Cape to Cairo which is accessible to more people and we hope to grow and develop more artists.
“This year we are working with Polite Sithole, aka P2daoh, and POzee. This is for artistes by artistes and we have a lot of live performances lined up for this Saturday,” POY said.
He added that by the end of this year they would have groomed a lot of artistes.
“By the end of this year we would have achieved taking in more new artistes and developing them into fully fledged musicians that are more enlightened about the music business with more live performance experience. And fans should look out for female performers,” he added.
The show has seen the development of a lot of artistes including Young Stan and the group Kasi Lami Art Platform which was nominated for best hip-hop group at the Zimbabwe hip-hop awards last year.
Live performers who are lined up for the show include Spinx, Scandolous, Thorne, Michelle, Alaina, Young Stan, MC daNev, PMdee, KissMoney, Phil Cee, Biko, Mzoe 7, Treazy and Sinkay, among others.