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South Carolina R&B artist Niecy Blues also performed at this year's inaugural Extra Chill Festival. 

Looking to catch some of Charleston’s best local hip-hop?

The Cultura Festival is a one-night event put on by Murias Entertainment, The Royal American, Matt Monday’s label SWIM, local culture curator Ill Vibe the Tribe and Tawana Tolbert PR & Marketing.

There will be performances by Matt Monday, Shaniqua McCants, Contour, Abstract That Rapper & Slim Soul, Benny Starr, Niecy Blues, Jah Jr., Anfernee, Nory and DJ Scrib.

That’s a bangin’ lineup right there, featuring everything from country trap and electronic R&B to soul singing and social justice recitation.

The Cultura Festival will kick off at 5:30 p.m. April 20 at The Royal American, 970 Morrison Drive. Tickets are $20, available now at

Reach Kalyn Oyer at 843-371-4469. Follow her on Twitter @sound_wavves.

Kalyn Oyer is a Charleston native who covers arts and entertainment for The Post and Courier's Thursday edition, Charleston Scene. She used to write about music for the Charleston City Paper and Scene SC.