The Hip Hop Olympics was an event organized by Felipe Cuauhtli of The Native Ones and co-promoted by Headshots/Rhymesayers. The concept was to bring all the elements of Hip Hop together under one roof; complete with battles and performances. The first Hip Hop Olympics (12-6-96) took place at The Whole on the UofM campus, and featured performances from The Native Ones, Phull Surkle, Urban Atmosphere, and Beyond. There was also a MC Battle, hosted by I Self Devine and Slug, which featured a young Eyedea, who was clearly a step ahead of his competition, in one of his earliest documented Rap appearances on a local stage. In this clip you have Musab "Beyond" Saad performing "The Factory", a popular track from his Rhymesayers debut CD, "Comparison", that had just been released (Beyond is also w…Read More →
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