NEW YORK, June 12, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Hip Hop Hall of Fame
Awards TV Show is set to kick-off a national and international media
campaign in New York City announcing the 2012 Hall of Fame Inductee
Class at a VIP Industry Mixer at Amnesia NYC on Monday July 30, 2012. The Mixer will also feature the unveiling of the Hip Hop Hall of FameMuseum preliminary plans and designs for the Manhattan location. The event will be attended by Hip-Hop Pioneers, Artists, Executives, and Industry Tastemakers. Other guests will include New York City and State Officials and Agencies, Business, Educational, Cultural, and Community leaders and Organizations.
The mixer will be followed by an official Hip Hop Hall of Fame Museum All Star Benefit Concert with performances by the Legendary Cold Crush Brothers, DAS EFX, Brand Nubian, Brother J & X-Clan, Rob Base, the Fearless Four, Crash Crew, Black Sheep, and more will be added. ‘The concert will celebrate Hip Hop Music and Culture from the 70s, 80s, 90, 2000s, to present day artists who will be featured in upcoming Hip Hop Hall Documentary Film,’ stated Creator and Executive Producer J.T. Thompson.
The Hip Hop Hall of Fame Awards television show is scheduled for
November at the Apollo Theater during Hip Hop History Month. This will be the first broadcast of the show since it aired on the BET cable network in the 90s. ‘Hip Hop has come a long way and we are looking forward to seeing all the people at the Benefit Concert who love hip hop music and culture,’ stated Easy A.D. of the Cold Crush Brothers. Proceeds to benefit the museum project.
Tickets will go on-sale on June 18, 2012, online at
http://hiphophall.org and at ticket carriers for $25 in advance, and
$30 at the door. Fans and Supporters can get event information and join our online social community at Facebook and Twitter at
http://facebook.com/hiphophalloffame and http://twitter.com/hiphophall. For Special Invitations, RSVPs, and Press Inquiries contact Hip Hop Global Media & Entertainment or email event staff at [email protected]