The city of Atlanta will decide today (March
6.) whether or not the Urban Hip-Hop Music Festival will be permitted to be
held at Turner Field.
The event, which is scheduled to begin April
11, is being promoted by Russell Simmons’ and Dr. Benjamin Muhammad’s Hip Hop
Summit Action Network.
The weekend would kick off with the third national
Hiphop Summit, followed by various artists and performers.
Atlanta’s Mayor, Shirley Franklin, gave the festival
her approval in December, but in January, Atlanta approved a new, stricter outdoor