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Our Apologies for the silence, we at Heal the Hood Project have been working nonstop to bring you our supporters the best in Edutainment! Following closely on the massive success the was the African Hip Hop Indaba presented by Sprite in August 2011 and African Battle Cry in December 2011 we are currently branching out into Hip Hop Theatre with our partners British Council - South Africa .
Black Noise Anniversary
Last Updated on Sunday, 21 November 2010 10:47 Written by administrator Sunday, 21 November 2010 10:43
Last year we hosted the first BN Anniversary at the Baxter Theatre and decided that we should acknowledge our achievements each year, while at the same time giving credit to the hard working people in our communities. It was decided that each year during the month of October, we would host black Noise Anniversary at The Baxter Theatre.
Battle Of The Year
Last Updated on Sunday, 21 November 2010 10:48 Written by administrator Sunday, 21 November 2010 10:42
Black Noise first attended BOTY in 1997 and won 3rd at the World Breakdance Champs. In 1998 they took one dancer by the name of Lester Philander along. It was then decided to host BOTY South Africa. In 1999 we sent the best five dancers from South Africa to the world champs in Germany. In 2000 we won 4th place in the world. We have been sending a team ever since. Battle of the Year, South African usually happens in August.
Cape Flats Uprising
Last Updated on Sunday, 21 November 2010 10:48 Written by administrator Sunday, 21 November 2010 10:41
Cape Flats Uprising is an ongoing fundraising project to assist youth with transport costs, as well as schools fees. Heal the Hood recently assisted a good student, Shaakirah Denton of Sid G Rule, that needed financial assistance. These ongoing fundraisers will make it possible to help more needy youth.
Last Updated on Sunday, 21 November 2010 10:48 Written by administrator Sunday, 21 November 2010 10:39
Anti-Racism and Anti- Xenophobia Project
Work with Jamayka Poston on Conquering Lions brought awareness of the growing Xenophobia / Afrophobia in South Africa. Sadly while this project was being recorded South Africa showed its true hatred for Africa and the years of indoctrination of Apartheid and colonization that taught us to hate ourselves.
The project aims to bring young people together to interact regularly to become friends and break the divides between our communities, thus the name
Project Breaking …
Last Updated on Sunday, 21 November 2010 10:48 Written by administrator Sunday, 21 November 2010 10:38
At Shut Up Just Dance 2008 HTH hosted the South African Elimination of R16. The winners, who were Nervous Breakdown, would travel to Korea to represent South Africa. The winning South African crew unfortunately could not sort their visas and passports in time and 8 of the runner up crew, Immortal Style, who had passports, got to travel to the R16 in Korea.
Shut Up Just Dance
Last Updated on Sunday, 21 November 2010 10:49 Written by administrator Sunday, 21 November 2010 10:37
Hosted in March each year as part of the Cape Town Festival. We brought out Hong 10 from Korea, Kumari Singh, Epharat and Bob from Circles of Fire to this event. 2008 also saw the incorporation of R16 eliminations. The winning team went on to represented South Africa in Kore
African Battle Cry
Last Updated on Sunday, 21 November 2010 10:49 Written by administrator Sunday, 21 November 2010 10:36
African Battle Cry was started in 1996 as a month long community outreach and hip hop development programme throughout the Western Cape. Initially it was named the Universal Hip Hop Nations Anniversary. It would co-incide with the Zulu Nation Anniversary held in New York. We have hosted the event as a holiday programme ever since its initiation. We have had participation from artists like Loomit, Kane7, Esher and Can2 from Germany, Lyken from Ireland, Abada Capoeira from Sweden, Tes
from Norway, Jonzi D from the UK and Mia and Sana from Finland
Last Updated on Sunday, 21 November 2010 10:49 Written by administrator Sunday, 21 November 2010 10:35
Kemoja is a Government Initiative under Social Development that have decided to fund Heal the Hood Project with to teach 15 dancers with the Kemoja anti-substance abuse Methodology. These dancers will then teach others in their communities. Heal the Hood have already done the marketing of the classes to each identified community. The communities that will benefit from this project is Manenberg, Khayelitsha and Delft. Social Development have also assisted in getting Hip Hop dance classes running in Mitchells Plain and Wynberg regions.
African HiP HOP Indaba
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Hosted at the end of August, it’s the biggest hip hop event in Southern Africa. We have been hosting this event since 2000. It consists of a national elimination and culminates in a finale in Cape Town where the countries best DJs, MCs, Breakdancers and Spraycan Artists get to compete for the national title and a chance to represent South Africa internationally.