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Each year, Hip Hop supporters from around the country gather in Seattle, Washington to celebrate and experience the 206 Zulu - Universal Zulu Nation Anniversaries.

In just one decade, 206 Zulu has recieved wide recognition for the precedence it has set in community-building, education, outreach, activism, and artistic excellence. Since its inception in 2004, 206 Zulu has taken the UZN motto of "Knowledge, Wisdom, and Understanding" to another level for the next generation.

Once a year, 206 Zulu dedicates Presidents weekend in February as a time to celebrate not just the organizations accomplishments, but to pay tribute to the entire Hip Hop culture.

Continuing in the tradition of 'Peace, Love, Unity & Having Fun', this 3 day event carries a mission to

* Celebrate the Anniversary of 206 Zulu.

* Preserve and promote the elements of Hip Hop culture: Deejaying and Emceeing (music), Graff (visual art), and B-Boying/B-Girling (dance).

* Delineate the uplifting and empowering essence of Hip Hop.

* Create dialog to aid in solutions to prevalent issues in the Hip Hop community and the world at large.

* Raise consciousness on aforementioned issues to those outside the Hip Hop community.

* Heighten the exposure of emerging artists from around the country.

* Motivate youth by providing positive avenues of self-expression and encouraging unity.

* Open lines of communication for personal growth and networking.

* Unify people of all-ages from all walks of life.

Past Anniversaries

Photo by Studio Narvaez

Past guests include Abstract Rude, Afrika Bambaataa, Alien Nes, Asia One, Black UN (NYC), Boogaloo Shrimp, Daddy-O (Stetsasonic), Davey-D, Dim Mak, Dynamic Rockers, Hasan Salam, Jitu Brown, Ken Swift, Kutfather, Lord Yoda, DJ Mark Luv, One Be Lo, Percee P, Poe 1, Popmaster Fabel, Qbert, Remind, Rock Steady Crew, DJ Scene, Sirens Echo (PDX), Trac2, 9th Wonder.

Read about previous Anniversaries here:
5th Anniversary - 2009
7th Anniversary - 2011
8th Anniversary - 2012
9th Anniversary - 2013
10th Anniversary - 2014

11th Anniversary of 206 Zulu
February 6-8, 2015

Friday 2/6
8pm-1am - Zulu Jam - Kick Off!
Special guests!
@ The Crocodile

Saturday 2/7
Zulu Throwdown B-Boy/B-Girl Battle
1-on-1 Bboy/girl Battle
1-on-1 All-styles Battle
@ Langston Huges

Saturday 2/7
Meeting of the Minds
Special guests!
@ Langston Huges

Sunday 2/8
Community Potluck
@ Langston Huges


This coming February 6-8th, 206 Zulu will be celebrating it's 11th Anniversary with three days of true-school Hip Hop, showcasing some of today's emerging artists from around the country and beyond! All events are all-ages open to the public. Come and be a part of Seattle Hip Hop history!

For more information about the Anniversary events, please visit the Official Anniversary Page

RSVP and get the latest, day to day info at our Facebook Event Page.

We hold a competitive selection process for performers and artists. If you are interested in submitting to perform, visit the Performance Application Page.

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