Russell Simmons’ Hip-Hop Summit Action Network
(HHSAN) will host a summit August 1-3 in Birmingham, Alabama, during the 13th
annual Birmingham Heritage Festival.
Rev. Run, Lil Wayne, Floetry, David Banner, Lil
Flip, The Big Tymers, Lil Jon & The Eastside Boys and others are all confirmed
Panel discussions on financial education, community
development, opportunities in the music business and other discussions will
take place, along with performances from the artists that are participating.
HHSAN will also continue their drive to register
20 million voters in five years.
Event organizers said that the two events combined
are expected to draw over 150,000 people.