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5th Element NI has officially opened a HipHop Social Hub in Belfast. To celebrate the launch we are throwing a HipHop House Party on November 16th. A day dedicated to HipHop culture, music, dance and art, with live music, DJs, MCs, and dancers expressing their talents throughout.  For full details, read below.

This is a free, all ages event.

Donations to the 5th Element NI charity are welcome. 100% of proceeds go towards creative projects for our local communities.


  • Street Art Gallery
    Showcasing the immense talent of our Belfast street artists
  • Live art by local Street Artists and Graffiti Writers.
    Grab a can or graf pen and help us decorate our walls!
  • Live music by the Utropics & Guests
    Coming with that Brazilian Funk vibe as they freestyle with other elements on the day
  • Local DJs in rotation
    Spinning an endless array of HipHop, Funk, and Soul.
  • Local Bboys, Bgirls & HipHop dancers
    Live performances and workshops
  • MC Cyphers
    Catch the word play of local and national MCs as they pass the mic during freestyle sets. Open mic spots available.
  • Vinyl Record Stalls
    Dig records? Then get to record digging. Buy, sell and exchange music.
  • Workshops! Get involved!
    To be announced.
  • The HipHop cinema
    A room dedicated to HipHop cinema showing documentaries, movies and more.


5th Element NI is organised by local HipHop enthusiasts, and active participants in the culture. The following outfits support our vision, volunteering their time and effort to help nurture HipHop culture and our local communities.

  • Team Elixir
    The minds and artists behind the Elixir HipHop music events
    – Check them out
  • Northern Soles Crew
    Belfast Bboy crew, who battle, perform, and teach workshops.
    –  Check them out
  • Daz of SkankFM
    Local radio presenter, HipHop artist, and producer
    – Tune in!
  • MoonDoggy Clothing Company
    Run by HipHop enthusiast and videographer Mark Brittain
    – Get fresh!

  • Local HipHop musicians, dancers, and artists.
  • Local Record Stores
  • Local volunteers who support our charity
  • Media Representatives
  • Local MLAs
  • And finally…You, the public. Come and jam with us!