The brainchild of rapper and writer Akala, The Hip-Hop Shakespeare Company proudly presents: Hip-hop Shakespeare Live! featuring an assortment of their new talent including rappers, singers and poets.
Supported by the Hip-hop Shakespeare live band, they will perform a medley of songs and poems inspired by the scenes and themes from famous Shakespeare plays and sonnets.
Specially programmed by YNAF, they will be supported by fresh up and coming artists from the region finishing with a guest sets by Luke Peter Foster, and Franko Fraize with his live band.
Founded in 2009 by BAFTA and MOBO award-winning UK hip hop artist Akala, The Hip-hop Shakespeare Company (‘THSC’) is a music theatre production company aimed at exploring the social, cultural and linguistic parallels between the works of William Shakespeare and that of modern day hip-hop artists.