#‎HoP2016‬ Decolonize Mixtape: Call for Submissions

Hip-Hop is synonymous with decolonization. The genesis of hip hop was all about carving out space where space was denied. Hip hop encourages self-expression while nurturing the roots of our community – bridging the 5 elements through living art and breaking down structures that divide us. Help us celebrate the arts and culture that connect us!

In advance of #HoP2016 we’re seeking musical submissions for our annual HoP Mixtape, which will help our community explore the theme of decolonization. We welcome rappers, producers, singers and poets to submit one song for consideration to be included in this year’s compilation, to be released in early August.

Submissions will be reviewed by a peer committee made up of respected members of our Ottawa hip hop community. Songs must be no longer than 5 minutes, high-quality Mp3 and submitted by Friday, July 15th 11:59 PM EST.

EMAIL ► sergio@houseofpaint.ca. You’re welcome to include a press kit, or bio, if desired. We welcome the contributions that members of marginalized communities bring, and encourage Black, Indigenous and people of colour, women, queer-identified, trans people, youth, members of ethnic minorities, migrants, people with disabilities, and all others who face systemic discrimination, to submit.

We look forward to hearing from you and seeing you at #HoP2016!