The 3rd Annual Capital Hip Hop Soul Fest Highlights the Best Talent from the Nation’s Capital this Summer
Washington, DC — The 3rd Annual Capital Hip Hop Soul Fest (CHHSF) convenes in Washington, DC this summer on Saturday, July 24 from 11am-6pm. Following the trend of the first two festivals, the CHHSF showcases music from some of the top music artists in the soul and hip-hop music genres who are based in Washington DC and the surrounding metropolitan area. Among this year’sheadlining acts are Grammy-nominated hip-hop artist Kokayi, funk-rock band GODISHEUS, QN5 recording artist Substantial and DC’s own Princess of Controversy.
The CHHSF is held annually in Marvin Gaye Park located in northeast DC. Marvin Gaye Park is located in the neighborhood that the legendary Marvin Gaye was raised in and performed in before reaching celebrity status under the Detroit record label, Motown. The festival pays homage to home-grown talent in the Nation’s Capital and highlights the valuable cultural history of the festival site.
At The 3rd Annual Capital Hip Hop Soul Fest, audiences will enjoy:
- Free music performances throughout the day by over 15 soul and hip-hop musical acts on two stages,
- Dozens of vendors and small business owners on site selling items ranging from artisan crafts to delectable food treats
- Children activities, including face-painting and arts & crafts
- Displays and give-aways from community organizations and participating nonprofits
- Outdoor comfort amidst the newly-renovated Marvin Gaye Park, including a freshly paved outdoor stage closer to the vending area, a brand-new children’s play yard and revitalized green space.
The CHHSF is produced by Liberated Muse Productions in partnership with Washington Parks & People. Since the first festival in 2008, the Capital Hip Hop Soul Festival has enjoyed coverage by
FOX news, The Washington Post, MTV and National Geographic’s travel blog. In 2009, The Washington City Paper named the CHHSF “…one of the summer’s best freebies.”Past performers at the Capital Hip Hop Soul Fest have included hip-hop artist and multi-instrumentalist Christylez, soul singer Afi Soul, hip-hop band Mello-D & the Rados, songstress Teisha Marie, the band Marcell & the Truth, and vocalist Rogiers, The music at the festival each year is enjoyed by and geared toward area professionals who are single or married with families.
Liberated Muse Productions is a business partnership formed in 2008 that provides arts programming and services based in Washington, DC. Liberated Muse Productions’ online artist communitywww.LiberatedMuse.com has attracted hundreds of local and national artists since its inception in 2008 and continues to link artists with performance opportunities in the Washington DC metropolitan area and beyond.
Press Contact: Khadijah Ali-Coleman,
Liberated Muse Productions LiberatedMuseProductions@gmail.com
Mark your calendars now and make sure you go support a really great showcase of DMV talent!