This Saturday, Feb. 21, hip-hop heads all over the world will be celebrating the music and career of Andre Young, aka Dr. Dre. Austin is celebrating with a Dre Day party of their own with local DJs and MCs at a West Coast rap-themed day party at Holy Mountain. According to the event promoters, the DJs will be “cutting up all of Dr. Dre’s biggest hits and samples spanning his 25+ year career, from World Class Wrecking Cru to N.W.A. to Snoop Dogg to Eminem to 50 Cent to Xzibit to Kendrick Lamar and beyond.”
The list of featured performers includes Crew54, p-Tek and Doc Brown of Space Camp Death Squad, videoing, DJ Car Stereo (Wars) and Bird Peterson with Kid Sylce as “Gingers With Attitudes” (G.W.A.). Miss Manners from KOOP Radio’s Hip Hop Hooray and DJ GrossYall are also listed.
Other extras include a “Chronic Photobooth,” free Dre Day stickers, 40 oz. koozies and a Blaze Machine…whatever that is. Sounds amazing though, as does this party.
Holy Mountain is located at 617 E. 7th Street. Doors open at 3 p.m. Event begins at 4:20 p.m. and lasts until 8 p.m. All ages welcome. $4 cover at the door. Visit the Facebook event page here.
Watch the music video for “Dre Day” below and reminisce. NSFW.