For legends, vets and enthusiasts in attendance, on May 28, 2023, Str8up Hip-hop relaunch throwdown lived up to the hype. Hip-hop, in all its fundamental elements, is alive and banging in Nigeria.
Produced by Buckwyld Media Network in collaboration with Pop Central and Dark Cypha Entertainment at Pop Haus, Lekki, the event drew a crowd of avid followers and active players from across all the traditional elements of Hip-Hop, including MCing, B-boying, DeeJaying, Spoken Word, and Graffiti Art.
Personalities at the relaunch include Vector, Raezy Winston, DJ Michelle, Efe Omorogbe – SUHH creator/Buckwyld Media founder, Rapmania, Ill Bliss, Elajoe, Obiwon, Efe Money, Sage Hasson, Osa 7, Magnito, Iyke Big Brother Naija, Jolomi Kendaboh – Battle-of-the-Year executive producer, Dejinious – Battle Rap Africa, Dabu The Gemini, Emmanuel “Gecko” Eboigbe, Yinka Obebe – founder, Pop Central, Poet, Oluchi, Lauda, and Str8up Hip-Hop “Respeck Da Architect” Recognition Recipient, Idol Nigeria Judge/founder, Storm 360, Obi Asika.
Highlights include headliner Vector taking the stage and delivering a captivating medley of hits and bars that ignited the atmosphere, Oluchi’s poignant spoken word act and the B-Boys/B-Girls who astounded the crowd with gravity-defying stunts that left everyone in awe.