LADIES OF HIP HOP
FEMME FATALE VIXENS
AYA INOUE, KAREN NG, KARIN TATSUOKA
Starting in 2004, the annual Ladies of Hip-Hop festival run by Michele Byrd McPhee puts the focuses on women and their relationship with Hip-Hop culture. The Ladies of Hip-Hop Festival exists to develop and provide women with positive roles that are present and represented within the Hip-Hop culture. Traditionally, men have dominated all facets of the hip-hop scene, but Ladies of Hip-Hop Festival changes this tradition and puts women center-stage for the entire event.
The artists have extensive experience and understanding of the Hip-Hop culture and are qualified to pass on the traditions of Hip-Hop culture with accuracy and authenticity. Through education, performance and community exchanges the festival provides a platform in which girls and women from all ages, backgrounds and ethnicities to unite in their love of Hip Hop for international exchange and talks. www.ladiesofhiphopfestival.com