Speakerbox: A Theatrical Hip Hop Concert Series is a three-part concert series presented by the Baltimore Rock Opera Society and performed by Baltimore-based lyricists Black Root, Femi the DriFish, Rashad Hawkins, and Lonnie Moore.
This series will highlight three classic hip hop albums that transcend the genre and have become musical masterpieces. Audiences will come together to connect through stories of empowerment, creative expression and success while moving to the beat!
Performances will take place at The Voxel, located at 9 West 25th Street in Baltimore. These shows will be live streamed, with a limited in-person audience attending.
Speakerbox: A Theatrical Hip Hop Concert Series will bring to you:
September 10, 2021: “Settling The Score”
Femi The DriFish brings you “Settling The Score” featuring music from “The Score” by The Fugees
This show will bring light to the immigrant’s story by examining the journey to find success from one home to another.
September 17, 2021: “Stankonia Got Something To Say"
Black Root brings you “Stankonia Got Something To Say” featuring music from “Stankonia” by Outkast
This show will explore the idea of traveling and fearlessly dancing to the beat of your own drum no matter what.
September 25, 2021: “Butterfly Pimping”
Lonnie Moore and Rashad Hawkins bring you “Butterfly Pimping” featuring music from “To Pimp A Butterfly” by Kendrick Lamar. This show examines social justice issues through a very personal lens.
This concert series is being presented to the world at a time when conversations about race relations are happening with greater intensity and frequency, especially in the world of the creative arts.
BROS has made a commitment to transform itself into an organization that is more enthusiastically, intentionally, and obviously inclusive, diverse, and anti-racist. These shows are part of our movement to be better as an organization, and we want you to be an active part of this movement.
Your donation will help BROS further this concert series and additional programming.
Live-streamed shows have production costs associated with them to bring a high quality musical experience to your home. We are dedicated to paying these artists for the talents they are sharing with us, and we want to continue to make strides in our community by broadening the scope of our creativity.
Join us by sponsoring Speakerbox!