The popular American band Onyx and one of the most popular Russian rappers Mot joined the Rap Koktebel festival lineup – according to the RIA (Russian Information Agency) Novosti report with the reference to the organizers of the festival.
Famous performers Guf, Lil Kate, Mozee Montana, Tony Tonite, Kravts also confirmed their participation in the large-scale musical event to be held in the east of Crimea on August 27−28.
Besides, on the first day of the Rap Koktebel festival there will be a presentation of "Rap Factory" – the first international interactive talent show in which novice performers will demonstrate their skills in hip-hop style. The performance of local participants and the best contestants of the project is planned, the geography of its participants covers 14 countries and more than 300 cities.
The Onyx is one of the most influential and successful groups in the history of hip-hop, the prize-winner of the prestigious American Music Awards in the "Best Rap Album" nomination. The band has been actively collaborating with Russian rap performers since 2003.
The Rap Koktebel is the first festival of youth rap culture and music in Crimea. The initiator of the meeting was Dmitry Kiselyov, Director General of the "Russia Today" IIA (International Information Agency).