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HomeGrownPhilly presents “My Story: A Hip Hop Story Slam”

Wiggz (left) and Sam Delaghetto will perform at the HomeGrownPhilly story slam on March 7th
Wiggz (left) and Sam Delaghetto will perform at the HomeGrownPhilly story slam on March 7th

Bourbon and Branch will play host to an all new way we look at story slams.  Disregard the coffee and finger-snapping applause: this poetry is done through the art of hip hop.

HomeGrownPhilly‘s My Story event, which is hosted by Chris Bobo with music from Wes Walker, showcases nine Philadelphia rappers and gives them each a platform to share their story.  Pushing aside instrumentals and subtle nuances that may limit an artist in sharing more of their own story throughout their music, this event looks to capitalize on the magic that is spoken word.  Continue reading →

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Listen to Philly hip-hop duo Wiggz and Wooten’s “Until Nightfall”, see them at World Cafe Live on 7/6

Photo via Broad Street Music Group

On July 6th, Philadelphia-based rappers Wiggz and Wooten will headline a show titled “Local Love” at World Cafe Live.  The show will double as a release party for their new single “Until Nightfall”, as well as a debut for their new Local Love music campaign.  Wiggz and Wooten are part of a production company called HomeGrownPhilly, whose goal is to expose local artists to the Philly community.  “Local Love” will feature other performances by Scott C, Pike Blvd, Aries, DayDreamGang, Cain Kerner, Pauly Dinero, Jay Levita and Trel Mack.  The show will be a great opportunity to support the Philly hip-hop scene and discover upcoming artists.  Tickets are $10. Watch “Until Nightfall” below”