The Hopscotch Hip-Hop Celebration in Halifax has been gaining momentum the past couple of years. It has grown to become one of the premiere hip-hop events in the Maritimes, culminating this year with live performances from rap legend Rakim and one of the hottest artists doing it right now, Freddie Gibbs. The goal of the festival is to celebrate ALL of the elements of hip-hop including the ‘Original Four;’ MCing, Breakdancing, DJing, and Graffing. Gardner Photography was in the building and got the honour of shaking hands with Rakim, and snapping a few shots of Gibbs on stage ‘Thuggin.’ On the way out of town, we also stopped to check out some of the AMAZING urban art created at the ‘REVIVE’ event in Dartmouth the day before the Rakim/Gibbs show. Check out a few shots in the gallery below.
Hopscotch Event Information – http://www.halifax.ca/hopscotch/
Hopscotch on Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/hopscotchhalifax