First Friday Open Mic
Featuring Foundation Movement
Friday, March 3
First Baptist Church in Jamaica Plain, 633 Centre St
Foundation Movement is a critically acclaimed and award winning Hip Hop duo. On February 27, 2003, the City of Boston declared the day Foundation Day. The City of Boston not only honored the group for their musical talent, but also recognized Foundation Movement for their commitment to the community and for making positive changes in a city with a history of violence, racism, segregation, and political corruption. The Foundation Movement has also been honored by the Urban Music Awards with the award for Best Hip Hop Group, the M.I.C. Hip Hop Awards with the award for Performer of the Year, and the Survivors of Violence, Community Star Award.
Foundation Movement members; Eroc and Optimus are a diverse group of artists with origins from Puerto Rico and Liberia who met in Boston and united to form the group. This cultural fusion, as well as their experiences growing up in Boston, has influenced The Foundation Movement's music. Not another rap group with watered down lyrics, and messages of misogyny and materialism. They're committed to addressing issues of injustice and oppression, while also entertaining crowds with hot beats and relevant lyrics.
Doors open and dinner is served at 7.
Open mic begins around 7:30. Bring your friends! Bring your art! You are welcome!
Free for under 26, $10 suggested donated for over 26.
Learn more at the Facebook event page.