Summer in YOUR City: History of Hip Hop, hosted by Downtown Madison, will take place Friday, May 26, noon-1 p.m. at 100 N. Carroll St.

Part of the free summer event series, Madison’s Central BID is excited to partner with ShaH “Mr Get Your Buzz Up” Evans, the founder and vice president of UCAN, and platinum selling producer DJ PAIN 1 as they spin records and take us on a musical journey through the history of Hip Hop.

ShaH Evans describes the elements of Hip-Hop over the past few decades, taking you from old school to new. DJ PAIN 1 spins all the hits on this walk through time. ShaH eats, sleeps and breathes Hip-Hop, and has been booking local and national acts for years. He is the owner of music blog, Get Your Buzz Up and ME Management and Consulting. ShaH also speaks about positive life choices with youth and young adults in Madison and surrounding areas. DJ Pain 1 is a platinum-certified professional Hip-Hop producer, DJ, and certified secondary educator, who has produced records for artists such as Ludacris, Public Enemy, The Game, and Jadakiss. DJ Pain 1 recently completed the Teaching Artist Training program through Overture Center for the Arts in partnership with the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

Written by Madison365 staff