Beyond the BEAT is a collaboration between the HipHopHuis, BIRD, and The Notorious IBE, consisting of an interdisciplinary program with panels, a power talk, and film screenings.
After an eventful year in which a pandemic hit the world, millions of people worldwide took to the streets to protest against police brutality and systematic racism following the murder of George Floyd is amid civil unrest and a constant state of anger in the black community. , a sense of loss and a need for joy arise. The idea of ”black joy” as a movement and form of rebellion has taken root here. Beyond the Beat has taken this black joy as an act of resistance and anger as creative fuel as the starting point for the Joy & Rage theme. Thus, it programmatically connects the anger, violence, and the role that black joy plays in the process of its healing. A program in image and sound that zooms in on the black diaspora in the middle of a pandemic,
The result is a balanced program with several special guests and performances by House dancer Nadia ‘Nedda’ Souirti, the British/Nigerian Kelechi Okafo, and the American hip-hop/house DJ Tony Touch. The program consists of an interactive presentation of the 20th anniversary of the groundbreaking hip-hop album The Blueprint by JAY Z, which was released on September 11, 2001.
Line-up: Kelechi Okafor (UK), Tony Touch (USA), Quinsy Gario, Nadia ‘Nedda’ Souirti & More
Day ticket 13.00 – 18.30 €25 (incl. service + lunch voucher)
Evening ticket 17.00 – 23.00 / €25 (incl. service + diner voucher)
Full day & evening ticket 13.00 – 23.00 / €40 (incl. service)
*During the event, the current corona measures will be taken into account.