EVENT| MARSM (@MARSMUK) PRESENT ‘CASE OF ARABIC HIP HOP’ FT EL RASS & MISSY NESS

Case of Arabic Hip Hop

FRI­DAY 9TH NOVEM­BER

RICH MIX LON­DON

The ‘Case of Arab­ic Hip-Hop’ is an event series ded­ic­ated to show­cas­ing some of the Arab world’s finest under­ground hip-hop artists, pro­du­cers and DJs. Lebanese hip-hop legend El Rass meets Tunisi­an DJ Missy Ness for the 6th edi­tion of this pop­u­lar night.

El Rass

Rap­per and pro­du­cer from Tripoli, Leban­on, chose this name (The Head) for him­self back in

2011 when he star­ted using new inter­net plat­forms to revive a dec­ade old prac­tice of rap as an act of thought, rhythm, and lan­guage. Incor­por­at­ing a journ­al­ist­ic back­ground and a mul­ti­cul­tur­al upbring­ing into his music, his lyr­ics were con­stantly meta­morph­os­ing to explore the pos­sib­il­it­ies of the Arab­ic lan­guage.

His rep­er­toire now includes almost 200 tracks and 4 albums, as well as dozens of of live per­form­ances around the Arab world and Europe. El Rass’ upcom­ing 2018 release of his new­est pro­ject is the first of his albums to be com­pletely writ­ten, per­formed, pro­duced,

and engin­eered by him. As part of his Lon­don debut, he will be per­form­ing select tracks from this new album, inter­laced with known clas­sics from his rep­er­toire.

Missy Ness

Missy Ness is a stel­lar DJ with an insa­ti­able music­al curi­os­ity. Liv­ing between Par­is and Tunis she star­ted turn­tabling at the age of 16. Emer­ging as the first female DJ in Tunisia, she has become renowned as one of the pil­lars of its under­ground and altern­at­ive scene. Her music, intim­ately related to the urb­an cul­tures and move­ments of the Maghreb and Middle East, always proves to be as metic­u­lously researched as it is impec­cably per­formed.

This event is 16+ (w/ guard­i­an).

Rich Mix is wheel­chair access­ible.

Doors open 8pm.

For tick­ets vis­it https://richmix.org.uk/events/case-of-arabic-hip-hop-6-el-rass-missy-ness/

“El Rass has emerged as a lyr­ic­al sooth­say­er for a new school of Arab hip-hop”
- Jack­son Allers, founder of Beats and Breath

“The love of music, and the love cre­ated by the music cre­ates is immense. Missy Ness… puts her music­al curi­os­ity in DJ sets that weave togeth­er Palestini­an hip-hop, Tunisi­an under­ground or favor­ite clas­sics”
- Radio France Cul­ture

 

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Rishma Dhaliwal

Rishma Dhaliwal

Edit­or / PR Con­sult­ant at No Bounds
Rishma Dhali­w­al has extens­ive exper­i­ence study­ing and work­ing in the music and media industry. Hav­ing writ­ten a thes­is on how Hip Hop acts as a social move­ment, she has spent years research­ing and con­nect­ing with artists who use the art form as a tool for bring­ing a voice to the voice­less. Cur­rently work­ing in TV, Rishma brings her PR and media know­ledge to I am Hip Hop and oth­er pro­jects by No Bounds.
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Rishma Dhaliwal
Rishma Dhaliwal has extensive experience studying and working in the music and media industry. Having written a thesis on how Hip Hop acts as a social movement, she has spent years researching and connecting with artists who use the art form as a tool for bringing a voice to the voiceless. Currently working in TV, Rishma brings her PR and media knowledge to I am Hip Hop and other projects by No Bounds.