From June 19th to July 2nd, seven hip hop artists traveled to Washington, D.C. and New York City as part of the Next Level program. MC Lilibeth Rodríguez “MC Maríposa” Diaz (Colombia), MC Yas Werneck (Brazil), MC Mohammad “Domdom” Indra Gandhi (Indonesia), Dancer Yacine “Yacine Poppin’ Pasta” Gouasmia (Algeria), DJ Rami “Supaflava” Mhazres (Tunisia), Dancer Mirta Ljulj a.k.a. James (Croatia) joined team manager Paul Rockower 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.