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Diversifying Hip-Hop: Krip-Hop & Homo-Hop 

When: Sat., April 11, 2-9 p.m. 2009
Price: free

Queer hip-hop artists like JenRo, Katastrophe, NaR, and Deep Dickollective have long sustained a cult of fandom in the Bay Area. Not surprisingly, this is also ground zero for Krip-Hop, a hip-hop subgenre dominated by disabled artists. On Saturday, Apr. 11, the two scenes will combine forces for Diversifying Hip-Hop: Krip-Hop & Homo-Hop, a free conference about recognizing "difference" in a scene that, at its genesis, was all about embracing the margins and going against the grain. The event will feature lectures and live performances by NaR, George "Tragic" Doman, Miss Money, and the quadriplegic emcee King Montana. PeaceOUT World HomoHop Festival curator Juba Kalamka will discuss the homohop renaissance, along with screenings of Kathleen Kiley's documentary Halfasoulja, and Alex Hinton's Pick Up the Mic: The Revolution of Homohop, plus a panel facilitated by Hard Knock Radio's Anita Johnson and Krip-Hop Nation founder Leroy Moore Jr. At UC Berkeley's Worth Ryder Gallery (116 Kroeber Hall). 2-9 p.m., free. 510-649-8438

— Rachel Swan


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