Test Kitchen at The Black Box - The Growing Hip Hop Scene in Denver

The Denver hip-hop scene is not anywhere near where I would want it to be, but at least things are starting to happen. Test Kitchen is a bi-monthly performance by local artists who get live feed back from audience and knowledgeable judges at a place called Black Box in Denver. This is good for the contestants to recieve healthy criticism about their music and keys to succeed in the local industry. Although it's a new thing, I think this will have a big impact in the Denver scene. Lead by forefront woman Ru Johnson (Roux Black) the organization has a great message and I'm excited to see this develop.  

Ru Johnson.

Ru Johnson.

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These two guys just met each other but looks like they have more in common than they thought. 

These two guys just met each other but looks like they have more in common than they thought. 

Found this gem in the bathroom, Black is Beautiful.

Found this gem in the bathroom, Black is Beautiful.

One of the first artists to go on. Loved his use of 90's samples! 

One of the first artists to go on. Loved his use of 90's samples! 

Love this one. So Raw. 

Love this one. So Raw. 

Don't know who you are but you are beautiful. 

Don't know who you are but you are beautiful. 

Grasshopper in training. 

Grasshopper in training. 

I need hoops that size immediately. 

I need hoops that size immediately. 

When all the world feels like it's moving around you.

When all the world feels like it's moving around you.

Finally a spot for me to feel like I belong.