Host:O BAR & OLLIE` DES
Start Time:Thursday, August 20, 2009 at 9:00pm
End Time:Friday, August 21, 2009 at 3:00am
Street:Robertson Walk, Unity Street
16 Bars is a monthly emcee’s platform showcasing local emcees performances, freestyling drops, and a typical backdrop cipher session amongst emcees and poets alike.
16 Bars is for you, your friends, your network of friends, an the rest of the network of friends to come and enjoy beautiful sounds of hip hop from the decks, allright.
Will’s Invasion (Singapore)
Will’s Invasion was formed back in 2003. With a total strength of only 2 people, the crew had already been recognized as Best Upcoming Crew in 2004 (SINGAPORE STREET FESTIVAL) in their 2nd competition they took part in and since 2007, became the Rap Ambassadors for the Singapore Street Festival.
Risen over the years winning competitions and recognized through performances in local & government body events National Day Parade 2006/2007(Fringe Celebration), 117th International Olympic Conference, Jom Heboh (Malaysia), Gangstarz Tv3 (Malaysia), Ministry Of Sound- Hiphop Sho Down MC Battle, 987fm Rap Battle Competition (1st Prize), Nike 100k Marathon, and was featured in Mediacorp Suria TGIF (Thank God It’s Friday) show.
The group has also been involved in the success of several communities, school & government bodied events as part of the planning committee, advisors or/and as a performer.
Nizmatic Jin also recently clinched the Best Song for 2009 awarded by Singapore Noise Festival for his hit Single “Putcha Flags On” that has the local scene tuning in. The song was on the 987fm top 10 local charts for 4 months in a row!
Durty Minderz (Singapore)
Playing roles as a rapper, lyricist, producer.
Combining 3 emcees from different rapping styles with different music influences.
Durty Minderz was formed in early July 2008. 2Dad & Radjadef were formers of Trilogy, and JSoopanova was from Def Soul.
By mashing these 3 individuals from different backgrounds, the Durty Minderz rejuvenate a new sound into hiphop music that makes fusion sounds with the inter relation and conjunction of different genres.
These uprising emcees are well equipped with the capabilities of delivering messages to the masses to through their vast experiences with-in the local hiphop circuit.