May 14th 2022

Family Resemblance: Evolution

@ Epiphany Center for the Arts

201 S Ashland Ave, Chicago, IL 60607

Opening Saturday, May 14th, from 6PM - 1am

On view through Saturday, May 28th

FAMILY RESEMBLANCE: CHICAGO GRAFFROOTS HIP-HOP JAM is a celebration of the elements that have unified the street-life with an empowered influence from some of the rawest talents for generations to come.

The elements of hip-hop include: DJ, MC, Breakdancing, Graffiti Style Writing and most importantly, Unity. This jam invites you to unify and help build community, one beat at a time-we invite you to celebrate street-love.

This jam will bring you an unforgettable soul sensation of old-school hip-hop with Renegades of Funk DJ Crew: DJ Moz Def, DJ Shon Roka and DJ Illanoiz alongside host of the night, Chicago’s Hip-Hop Queen, MC ANG13! Live Performances by emerging and hot, underground hip-hop group, Sun Surfers and graffiti rooted, MC ANG13! Live Exhibit Competition Dance Performance by Brickheadz Breakdancing Crew!

This jam will give you the opportunity to enter online graffiti writing competition, judged by PENGO ONE. MC Competition and Breakdance Competition.

End the night with the best of Chicago’s graffroots DJ’s who help keep the movement alive, beating and rolling Headlining DJ Jesse De La Peña playing hip-hop and dance the rest of the night away to classic dope house music by DJ KANE.

This celebration is brought to you in conjunction to art exhibit, Family Resemblance: The Evolution of Chicago-Style Graffiti running from 3/4/22-5/7/22 in Epiphany- Catacombs curated by S.H.E. Gallery in partnership with Epiphany.

Brickheadz B-Boy performance sponsored by Horwitz Horwitz & Associates.

S.H.E. Gallery 501(c)(3) was founded by Dulce María Díaz in 2015. Hosting Art Exhibitions at traditional and non-traditional spaces; performing arts, social justice events – live cable televised CAN T.V. hotline; community murals; collaborations with mission to make and help make visions come true. We are building equality, opportunity and a real world-wide community with respect to history, your story and to the cultivation of culture with graffiti roots at forefront. All S.H.E. Gallery profits will help aid to help continue our developments and continued partnership with our friends at Epiphany Center for the Arts. Thank you.


Renegades of Funk – Hip Hop DJ Crew – 6PM

“Sun Surfers” – 7PM performance

MC competition – 7:30PM

ANG13- 8PM performance

Breakdance competition – 8:30PM

Graffiti, mc and breakdancing competition winners announced by ANG13 (mc and breakdancing) and PENGO (graffiti) awarded by Dulce – 9PM

Jesse De La Peña- 10PM – 11PM

DJ Kane – 11PM -1AM

Enter the competitions at the link below:

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