Hip Hop in Las Vegas
The term "hip hop" covers four areas: rapping, deejaying, breakdancing, and graffiti writing. So what is the hip-hop scene like here in Las Vegas? Who are the new artists, and with a city typically wired for rock bands, where are rappers and breakdancers performing? We talk to some longstanding and up-and-coming performers and promoters about hip hop in Las Vegas.
Coco Jenkins, bassist, Rhyme N Rhythm
Phil A., rapper
Max Plenke, music writer, Las Vegas CityLife
Art Saenz, recording artist/promoter, Campfire & Knucklehead Zoo