What? Women can’t do hip-hop? Say who? This Sunday, all of your preconceptions are about to change.

Known to be Kuala Lumpur’s main source of and people behind live hip-hop, an interesting twist will be throwing in the of mix of the next installment of Raising The Bar’s events.

Featuring an all-girl lineup, the event poster strictly says that it’ll be no “sausage fest”. Well, we’ll see. With the amount of acts, it’s hard to believe that Malaysian hip-hop fans and men alike won’t swarm the place:


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Cleverly named, “Raising The Bra“, it’ll feature live performances by Kirstie & Cass3y Maximus, Kayda, Kim Sng, Nadhira, Al Caponey CSBTEA, Mira Tilu, Hunny Madu, Songstress, Shikara, Ain Zulkifly, plus one legendary act!

Who is it? You’ll have to drop all your weekend plans (we don’t get no sleep) and head on over to find out.

The Sunday will also see DJ sets by Arabyrd, Ms. Behave, and Naj Frusciante, alongside the music video premiere of Lynnzay A’s “Jejaka Idaman” ft Juzzthin. And oh, because it’s a “girl’s thang”, you can also expect to be shopping at the Swagger Salon, Baked Cookies, and Butter Joints’ pop-up booths!

Word of advice: Just don’t leave all your dough at home, numsayin’? Now, who said that hip-hop was only all about “gangstas” and “blings” alone? Deets are as follows:

Date: 24th June 2012 (Sunday)

Time: 7pm onwards


Venue: Ecoba Restaurant & Bar B-G-02, Level 1, Menara Bata (Tower B) PJ Trade Centre, Bandar Damansara Perdana

Hit up Raising The Bra’s Facebook page for more information and don’t forget to join in the Twitter conversation with @jiniusatwork by using the #raisingthebra hashtag!

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