The hype surrounding Art Basel 2016 has built up significantly within the last few weeks. Visual art connoisseurs and musicians alike are expected to flock down to Miami for a weekend filled with unique exhibitions and exclusive galleries like Kendrick Lamar’s “Music Meets Art” exhibition.
In recent years, hip-hop artists like Swizz Beats and Mack Wilds have discovered the colorful soul of creativity that dwells at the core of the week-long event dedicated to embracing every aspect of art. In 2016, rappers like Rae Sremmurd, Curren$y, and Gucci Mane will hit up Dade county to partake in all the fun festivities.
Art lovers of all colors and creeds are encouraged to invade Wynwood and Miami Beach to attend an overwhelming amount of art exhibitions, galleries, and live performances. While an abundance of commercialized events on the schedule may become overcrowded, there are a handful of unique events that perfectly blend music and art together — as well as numerous shows and performances inspired by Art Basel.
If you’re going to be in Miami for the epic weekend filled with art, music and culture, be sure to check out these 13 unique events featuring some of your favorite rappers from around the country.