1st annual Tribute to Women in hip-hop will celebrates
the achievements and influences of female artists in hip-hop.
The event, which takes place on December 6th, 2000 will consists
of guest speakers and a panel discussion between music industry
professionals on issues dealing with women in hip-hop. Panelists
will discuss issues dealing with female artists ranging from sexism
in hip-hop, content of lyrics, and their influence on listeners.
Additionally, the panel discussion
will be followed by a video presentation and live performances
from emerging female artists. The event will serve as a fundraiser
for Hudson Cradle, a shelter for abandoned infants, located in
Jersey City, NJ.
The Music Business Association
(MBA) is a nonprofit organization, based in New Jersey City University
founded by Roy “Messiah” Rivera. The MBA serves as an
outlet to educate individuals in music business and create networks
for music industry professionals. Thus, the events help raise
funds for community programs and charity organizations. For more
information, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Jorge “ Big Mouf” Navaro (Source.com)
Bea Montgomery (Blaze1mag.com/Mothership Connections)
Soulstice (emerging female MC)
Black Miss (Tributary Records)
Khaos w/ Lyrikal Sykness