Jamz Supernova among final names set for Pitch, Scotland’s international hip hop convention.
Get ready for an explosive weekend of beats and innovation at Pitch 2023! The countdown is on as award-winning broadcaster Jamz Supernova, Northern Ireland's hip hop champion James Ayo, and a dynamic crew of Scotland's freshest videographers join the lineup for Scotland's international hip hop convention. Set to ignite Glasgow on August 19th and 20th, this electrifying event will be a celebration of hip hop's 50-year legacy and a launchpad for emerging artists.
With only a limited number of passes up for grabs, Pitch 2023 is shaping up to be a must-attend gathering. Artists and visionaries from across the globe will unite with Scotland's finest at iconic venues including Saint Lukes, Many Studios, and the Drygate Brewery.
Expect a whirlwind of networking, industry insights, and mind-blowing performances. Jamz Supernova, the globe-trotting DJ and founder of Future Bounce, teams up with icon LaJoyce Brookshire for an exclusive discussion on the powerhouse movement 'Women Behind The Mic,' uncovering the untold stories of music's female influencers.
James Ayo, the driving force behind HotBox Entertainment, adds his expertise to the mix. His mission to elevate Northern Ireland's hip hop scene will be a focal point, with insights shared during the panel on 'Developing Rap and Underground Music Beyond London.' Joined by other luminaries like Call Me Unique and Andrew Ogun, this discussion promises to be a game-changer.
The spotlight also shines on the visual geniuses shaping hip hop's aesthetic. Join Sunjay Kohli, BMG UK's Senior YouTube account manager, as he guides a captivating discussion on the pivotal role of visuals in music. From Glasgow's own RosaiCaptures to self-made sensation Beggsy, these creatives are redefining the visual landscape.
Pitch 2023 isn't just a convention; it's a movement. With 1-2-1 sessions featuring industry heavyweights like Jamie Houston, Jess Partridge, and Michelle Myrie, attendees will receive personalized guidance to take their careers to new heights.
Jamie Houston, Music Officer at Creative Scotland, sums it up perfectly: "PITCH Scotland 2023 is an exciting moment for Scottish Hip-Hop. With international engagement and The National Lottery's support, this year's program dives deep into hip hop's impact and cultural significance."
Prepare for an unforgettable weekend that celebrates hip hop's past, present, and future. Pitch 2023 is where legends collide, visionaries unite, and the beat goes on!"
Showcase tickets priced £10 and free day passes are available via Eventbrite.