Overcast Hip-Hop Festival was founded by Juan Cosby and Grasshopper Juice Records in 2017. The first inaugural gathering took place August 31 and September 1, 2018 at Urban Artifact in Cincinnati, Ohio.

This year, Overcast is being help at The Thompson House in Newport, Ky.  It features many hip hop performances such as Vast Aire, The Palmer Squares, Dope Knife and Jarv.  Another huge component is the highly anticipated BBOY/BGIRL and RAP BATTLES, where both winners get a $200 cash prize, a memorable trophy and a performance spot on next years festival.