- $59 for one VIP Platinum ticket package to see Kurtis Blow (up to $100 value)
- When: Saturday, September 13, at 7 p.m.
- Where: Berkeley Black Repertory Group Theater
- Seating: first row VIP
- Door time: 6:30 p.m.
- Ticket values include all fees.
The VIP Platinum ticket package includes:
- Backstage pass
- Red carpet entry with no wait in line
- Front row seating with ushers
- Meet and greet and picture with Kurtis Blow
- Before the world met Kurtis Blow: there was no virtually no hip-hop on the radio
- Until: “The Breaks” broke, proving hip-hop was no joke as it became the first rap single to go gold
- Other hip-hop hits that set the rap template: “Christmas Rappin’,” “Party Time,” and the bouncy “Basketball”
- What to expect during the show: rhymes from a rapping master and electric boogaloos from the B-Boys
- Hosted by up-and-coming actress Monique Dismuke from the film based on the story of Oscar Grant, Fruitvale Station
- Also representing at this hip-hop function: Suga-T, General X, Malcolm, Shay’An G, and Future Movement, presented by Danny Thomas of Confunkshun