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Vegan Eats and Hiphop Beats ft Arcee Rapper and Freestyle Rap comp

Sun Jul 31st, 2016

Doors open: 12:00 pm
Gig starts: MIdday
Entry: R18
Cover charge: $2

Vegan Eats and Hiphop Beats #2 is coming! After such an awesome and fun event on the 29th May we are returning to the Kings Arms on the 31st July!

****Freestyle Rap Comp just announced! Judged by the incredible MC Arcee! $5 to enter the comp and winner takes home cash, a bar tab and food voucher! All styles welcome so long as the lyrics aren't offensive - no racist, violent, derogatory, sexist, homophobic lyrics. We encourage positive and uplifting lyrics.

****We are excited to have ARCEE RAPPER performing live at the next event! If you haven't heard Arcee AKA Rona Wignall yet then you are missing out on some amazing New Zealand talent! Check out her Live Music video for 'Hands Off' here
Arcee is originally from Dunedin and has performed with six60, Scribe and Ladi6. She performed at Ted X in Wellington with this amazing piano rap piece called 'The Keys to Truth'
Last year she released her debut album 'The Arcee LP' which recieved rave 4 star reviews. Her style is unique and her flow is incredible! People are taking notice of Arcee abroad and she is being flown to Germany to perform at the massive Fusion Festival and for a tour of Germany and Switzerland this June and July. She'll be back in Auckland just in time to perform at Vegan Eats Hiphop Beats!

****Vegan Eats Hiphop Beats will again feature one of Auckland's top Hiphop DJ's, the turntable maestro GREGG HARPER! He will be spinning some booty shaking tunes and laying down some of his incredible scratching, he got the dance floor going at the last event so make sure you don't miss him this time! Gregg is a veteran at what he does having been on the scene since the early 2000’s with his involvement in BFM’s true school Hip Hop show and has been playing clubs around Auckland since 2002. Gregg toured NZ and Australia as Scribe’s DJ where they opened for big names like Kanye West, NAS, Talib Kweli and The Roots. Gregg has also played support shows for respected and renowned DJ’s Quest Love, A-Trak, Mix Master Mike and DJ Babu. You can normally find him in the 1885 basement where he has a weekly residency every Friday night. He plays to the vibe of the crowd and throws down an eclectic mix of older gems and breaking new music!

****Joining the lineup again, DJ Grantis is a well-known DJ on the Auckland HipHop scene. Originally from up north he has always had a passion for playing music. He began DJing at Rakinos in late 2009 and has been a regular on the Auckland DJ circuit since then, you can follow him on Twitter to find out where and when he is playing @grantis13. Grantis has a regular show on Base FM called ‘The Real afternoon Delight’ every Monday 12.30pm–3pm and He describes his style of playing as rough and ready and plays a mix of Reggae, HipHop, Soul and RnB. His DJ hero’s include D Form and Kay Gee.

****$2 entry (under 18 free but anyone underage must be accompanied by their legal guardian) includes entry to a raffle filled with Food Voucher, Bar Tab, Red Bull cans and more!

Come, bring your friends and family and listen to some dope NZ talent and munch some epic vegan eats!

****A big thanks to Redbull who are once again decking out the back bar and Beer Garden in style (let's hope it's sunny this time!) There'll also be some delicious and energising Redbull and Vodka drinks specials.

***Each event also helps to raise money for our hardworking friends at DAA (Direct Animal Action) so they can continue doing all their amazing work helping the animals!

****The menu for #2 is again brought to you by Gorilla Kitchen and will no doubt satisfy all those winter comfort food cravings. We will be featuring a full menu of hearty winter warmers and healthy treats. Stay tuned for updates

We can't wait! See ya'll there :-)

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