UK HIP-HOP SUMMIT (July 12-16, 2006)

HIP-HOP ROYALTY will come together to host the world’s first UK Hip-Hop Summit (UHHS) in July 2006, it has been announced.

The city of London will host the five-day hip-hop extravaganza that will see some of the biggest names from the UK and US hip-hop industry come together to empower and inspire youths in Britain.

Celebrities confirmed for the Summit, which is endorsed by Russell Simmons’ Hip-Hop Summit Network, so far include hip-hop heavyweights Blak Twang, Ty, Skinnyman, Jonzi D, Tim Kash, Ice T, Melle Mel, Mark Live, Afrika Bambaataa, Shystie, Li’l Chif, Leon Black and many more.

From July 2 – July 14, several UHHS related music night events will be held in venues across London to celebrate the various forms of the hip-hop genre. One night will see artists from Scotland, Wales, and Ireland, another will be dedicated to Women in Hip-Hop, while a night will be dedicated to Tru Skool hip-hop pioneers.

On Saturday 15 July a London Community Summit will be held at the Islington Carling Academy (ICA) before the main UHHS Summit which will take place on Sunday 16 July at the Forum, Kentish Town.

The UHHS Summit (Televised) hosted by Ice T, will discuss topics including Reality vs. MTV, Entrepreneurial Motivation, What is UK Hip Hop/Grime, Global Entertainment Business, Integrity vs. Business, The Art of Hip Hop, to name a few.

The Main Summit, Red Carpet and Afterparty will be live broadcasted to the USA, France, Italy, Germany and Nigeria in sister events on location.

This groundbreaking Summit will conclude with a public after party and a 2 hour long internationally broadcasted VIP Red Carpet event to be held in a secret London location…

Region: All
Start Date: 12/07/2006
End Date: 16/07/2006
Start Time: various
Venue: various
Celebs Attending: Blak Twang, Ty, Skinnyman, Jon
Press Tickets: Not Available
Sponsorship: Not Available
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