Hip-Hop Digital


Photography by Kristy Steele

“You never thought that hip-hop would take it this far” – Notorious B.I.G.

As I entered the Ohio Theater to start my experience at the Ohio Hip-Hop Awards I couldn’t help but to think of how far the event itself has come. Starting at humble beginnings at the Metropolis in it’s first year with low expectations to now being the go to event annually in the hip-hop community. Each year it got bigger. Bigger venues. Bigger crowds. Bigger expectations. Expectations that are impossible to meet at times…