Hip hop

Dancila, in PSD's CExN meeting beginning: We won't leave governance; I won't resign

The Social Democratic Party (PSD) will not leave the governance, Prime Minister Viorica Dancila said on Saturday, in the beginning of the PSD National Executive Committee (CExN) meeting. The PSD leader announced that one of the main points on the CExN meeting agenda is concerned with the governance. "You very well know the current situation.

Ireon Music Festival | Samos | August 7-9

In its 16th outing, the Ireon Music Festival will delight rock and hip-hop fans with a lineup that includes Social Waste, Planet of Zeus, Rena Morfi, Locomondo, Zvoures and Giannis Haroulis. Since its inception, the festival has continued to grow, bringing together local musicians and international artists for three days in the southern Samos village of Ireon. The concerts begin at 9 p.m.

The Herbaliser | Athens | July 27

London-based duo The Herbaliser are bringing their special blend of funk-inspired jazz and hip-hop to the Gazarte Roof Stage in Athens on Saturday, July 27. Since joining forces in the mid-90s, Jake Wherry and Ollie Teeba have released eight albums, ranging from 1995's "Remedies" to "There Were Seven" in 2012 and last year's "Bring Out The Sound." The show begins at 10 p.m.

Grandmaster Flash | Athens | July 27

Grandmaster Flash, a pioneer of what are now staple DJ techniques, is bringing his legendary backspins and record scratch sounds to Athens for a memorable concert at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center. Born Joseph Sadler, the artist burst onto the scene in the 70s, blazing a trail for all those who followed.

Drop Festival | Athens | July 12 & 13

Gathering Greece's best breakthrough hip-hop artists, the first-ever Drop Festival will feature a lineup aimed at underground music aficionados. Lyrical creativity and satisfying rhymes are sure to pump up audiences as rappers like Phi Beta Sigma and PaiFan take to the stage. The Drop Festival is the latest in many new rap festivals, celebrating Greece's young creatives.