From April 7th to April 17th, six hip hop artists traveled to Washington D.C. as part of the Next Level program. Dancer Andjelko “Angelo” Pavlovic (Serbia), DJ Zlatko “DJ Zlijay” Durkovic (Bosnia), Beatmaker Nyari “FTR” Mazango (Zimbabwe), MC Astou “Toussa” Gueye (Senegal), MC Asiful “Black Zang” Islam Sohan, and Singer Malabika Brahma joined together to learn more about hip hop through workshop and practice, perform for audiences and collaborate with local artists to promote cross-culture exchange and conflict resolution. The team is part of a Next Level international contingent of MC’s, DJ’s, beat makers, and hip hop dancers recruited from Next Level countries. You can read more about the artists here. See more videos of the team performing here.