Governor Michael S. Steele will join the Hip-Hop Summit Action Network Chairman
and Def Jam co-founder Russell Simmons, as well as a host of hip-hop executives
and artists at the Maryland Hip-Hop Summit, which is taking place at Morgan State
University on Thursday, April 21, 2005.
Simmons will be joined by
Warner Music Group Executive Vice President and Baltimore native Kevin Liles,
and Reverend Run, discussing the theme, "Creating Legacy Wealth".
“The last installment
of the civil rights movement for blacks and the secret to success for all Americans
[is] financial empowerment,” Simmons told AllHipHop.com. “Get your
The one-day conference features
workshops, a Summit Town Hall Meeting, a post reception and after party.
The Financial Literacy workshops
will provide workable tools and solutions for home ownership, credit bank relationships,
credit repair, and lifestyle management.
The event is free, but pre-registration
is strongly suggested and workshop registration is mandatory to attend the Town
available at www.vmginc.net.