Takin’ it to the Streets is produced by the
Inner-City Muslim Action Network (IMAN),
a globally recognized leader that aims to change, serve and inspire by working on social justice issues, delivering a wide range of direct services, and cultivating the arts in urban communities.
Takin’ It To The Streets brings the electrifying rhythms and pulsating beats of diverse artistsinto one extraordinary event. From hip hop to qawwali, the sounds of the festival reflect a diverse and dynamic range of music and melodies that are sure to speak to the tenor of your soul.
Whether you’re looking to bob your head to favorites like Mos Def or jam out to international stars like Tinariwen Streets has it all!
Arab Hip Hop is represented this year by THE The NARCICYST (An Iraqi - Canadian MC) & Omar Offendum (American-Syrian).
The festival is taking place in CHICAGO,USA on JUNE 19th,2010 from 9:00 AM up to 9:00 PM.
For more info on (IMAN) & Takin' to the streets, check out their sites below:
- IMAN: http://www.imancentral.org/
- Takin it to the Streets Artists Lineup: http://streets2010.com/music-arts/artists
Good music is everywhere & this festival really does discover & expose the music that doesn't get "real" playing time on the FM Radios everywhere. So if you're in Chicago or can be there on 19th June,2010 - do it !
Revolt Radio would like to wish Narcy,Omar & the rest of the artists best of luck in representing their message to an audience that would reach 20,000 people in 1 DAY ! Wish I am there to cover such an event.