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MC Olympics

MC Workshops

MC Olympics Cipher
Come polish your punchlines and perfect your flow!
This six week training will help emcees in areas such as performance, delivery, mic/breath control and rocking the crowd as we explore the art that is HIP-HOP.

Fridays, April 3-May 8
Hosted by Do D.A.T.
Oak Stop, 1721 Broadway #201 Oakland
6-8pm
BRING BARS

Digital Workshop
Can’t wait for our in person workshops? Take our digital MC workshop designed for The Raise Up Project: http://www.raiseupproject.org/tell-story/

MC Olympics Competition

Featuring the best teen MC’s in the Bay Area. This olympic style competition identifies the best MC’s in the Brave New Voices community. The competition features local heavyweights, DJ and emcees as well as diverse voices from around the world. Each year we search for an MC Champion and ask each individual; are you the one?

In addition to the preliminary and final competitions at the end of May, Youth Speaks hosts a weekly cipher starting in April leading up to the competition where participants can hone their MC skills.

The MC Olympics Champion will be invited to compete at the National MC Olympics at the Youth Speaks’ Brave New Voices Festival in Atlanta, July 14-18, 2015.

Cipher Dates
Every Friday during April: 4/8- 5/8, Oakstop
1721 Broadway Suite 201, Oakland
6-8pm

MC Olympics Preliminaries

May 15, African American Arts and Cultural Complex
762 Fulton St, San Francisco
8-10pm

May 22, SoleSpace
1714 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland
8-10pm

MC Olympics FINALS
May 30, Impact Hub Oakland
2323 Broadway
8-10pm

Ages 14-19 welcome!

Sign Up Form