Presented by International Hip-Hop + R&B

Yacko & Tuan Tigabelas

Mar 16, 2023

8:40pm – 9:20pm CT

Higher Ground

Yacko and Tuan Tigabelas are two of the prominent and respected emcees from Jakarta, Indonesia. They have been involved in the Indonesian Hip Hop scenes for over two decades consistently releasing albums, singles and many projects. Not only song collaborations, such as Anti Hero and High, Yacko and Tuan Tigabelas also have been sharing stage and performing at different venues in Indonesia and international venues such as Singapore. Coming from a country of diverse cultures and communities, Yacko and Tuan Tigabelas write lyrics that create awareness of social issues that happens in Indonesia. While Yacko aims to highlight the challenges faced by Indonesian women, Tuan Tigabelas (runs under a collective called Westwew) tries to increase awareness on the critically endangered Sumatran Tigers that calls for stakeholders and public to join hands to protect the last surviving tigers of the archipelago. They both are also not afraid of pushing and exploring the boundaries of rapping over different beats. If you are into performers that are high caliber, full of stamina and energy with an infusion of Indonesian flavor, Yacko and Tuan Tigabelas' performances are surely not to be missed.

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