RuffKulture is a group of teenage rappers, singers and musicians based up at “The Hut” in Gurranabraher (Youth Work Ireland Cork). These rap workshops that featured on RTE’s The Secret Millionaire over a year ago.
The workshops are facilitated by Garry McCarthy (GMCBeats), Rory McGovern & Ophelia McCabe. They’ve been busy recording the album tracks up at the BeatBox StudioKabin in Knocknaheeny (a space provided by Music Generation Cork City)
They have featured on RTE’s Elev8, performed at the Music Generation Concert Party at the Opera House, LiveStyles Youth Hip Hop Festival in Cork and The Make A Move Festival in Limerick.
Expect to hear a lot of local hip hop talent from around Cork City along with the RuffKulture crew, as well as a HUGE rap cypher (uninterrupted session whereby rappers show off their skills and pass the mic onto the next).
1ST CONFIRMED ACT: RuffKulture (Obviously!)
2ND CONFIRMED ACT: Trigger-irish hip hop (A past member of the rap workshops in Gurranabraher who has gone on to release his own videos and album independently)
3RD CONFIRMED ACT: ApocalypsE
4TH CONFIRMED ACT: MataMatik / The Street Poet
5TH CONFIRMED ACT: Bubba Shakespeare and The Urban Hippies
6TH CONFIRMED ACT: Garry McCarthy (GMCBeats)
7TH CONFIRMED ACT: The Hut Junior Rap Crew
THE RAP CYPHER
Calling rappers of all ages from Cork and beyond… Would ye like to be part of possibly the biggest cypher the city has ever seen? Plus it’ll be recorded! All you gotta do is come along with your best 16 bars and show off your skills.
Tickets 5euro. Free entry with each CD album purchased.
All ages gig. Camden Palace. Saturday 23rd May 2pm to 6pm.
For more information checkout for RuffKulture on Facebook