UK’s 1st Hip Hop Colour Festival Launches in Birmingham!

Throw your colour in the air like you just don’t care for the UK’s first Hip Hop Colour Festival!

Brought to you by Multi-Award Winning Shaanti – an essential part of the city’s music scene since the 1999 – in association with national award winning street-food organisers Taste and Liquor.

  • Colour Powder Explosions
  • DJ’s & Live Acts
  • Brooklyn Street Food Zone by Taste & liquor
  • Hip-Hop Heroes Exhibition
  • 80’s and 90’s Films
  • MC-Rap Spit Challenge Comp (Open to the Public)
  • Hip Hop Game Shows
  • MC Hammer Dance Comp
  • Big Apple Club Night
  • Cocktails & Multiple Bars

The Hip Hop Colour Festival is an annual event that showcases the positivity of Hip-Hop culture outside at Level Digbeth’s courtyard, a converted Cash and Carry underground warehouse in Digbeth.

The festival promises to be like no other, with a multiple of colour powder throwing intervals and unique programming planned throughout the day.

Highlights include a Brooklyn inspired Street Food area, a Hip-Hop Heroes Poster Exhibition, Hip-Hop Retro TV Room screening 80’s and 90’s films, a Hip Hop Artist platform championing – – raw, local talent followed by The Big Apple Club Night.

Founder and Artistic Director, Sharnita K Athwal from Shaanti says:

We’re delighted to be producing the UK’s first Hip Hop Colour Festival. This festival will have an accessible and vibrant programme that embraces Hip Hop arts and music in a fun and interactive way.

We’re determined to showcase music by the legends of our nation, celebrate the pioneering legacy of Hip-Hop and present the new generation of local heroes, whilst engaging a wider range of people and creating memorable experiences in Birmingham’s amazing spaces.

The festival is a major force in its own right that will host tons of of colour powder throwing against a heavy backdrop of music from some the UK’s best Scratch and Hip Hop DJs.

But that’s not all, a multiple of activities include a Basketball Hoops pop-up Zone, Burn Rapper Burn – a MC-Rap Spit Challenge, if you dare a MC Hammer Dance Competition, Biggie or Tupac Game Show, plus more to be announced throughout the next coming months.

All we can say is to prepare for an almighty mess as you colour-bomb your pals with brightly coloured powder and get your vocal chords ready to belt out familiar tunes by the world’s greatest Hip Hop stars.

The Hip-Hop Colour Festival 2018

Early Bird Tickets on sale now, starting from £10.00, £12.50, £15.00 from The Ticket Sellers and Design My Night for further information log
Time 2pm til 10pm
Further information: Whatsapp 07968 20276, Facebook/Twitter/Instagram: Hip-Hop Colour Festival, Shaanti & Taste and Liquor


Ticket is for entry only.

Food and drink to be purchased separately on site.

Colour Powered will be available to buy on site. £5 per bag.

Please do not bring in coloured powder as this will not be permitted inside our venue because of health and safety reason.

Once the venue has hit capacity only advance ticket holders will be allowed in via an one in one out system.

This is an over 18s event.

Bag and body searches will be conducted on arrival.

Security have a right to refuse admission.

Management have a right to ask guests to leave if intoxicated or are a disruption to any of the staff and guest.

You can not re-enter the festival once you have left the grounds.

Please note web cams are worn at all time by our professional doors staff.