(AllHipHop News) With BET Awards weekend in full swing right now in Los Angeles, California, the League of Young Voters have put together a one-of-a-kind event to be live streamed for thousands across the country at 1 p.m. PST today (June 30).
On the 20th anniversary of the L.A. Riots, the League of Young Voters notes that it is “flooding the streets with powerful beats and deep conversation to get us working together to own the vote in 2012.”
Taking part in the event will be Nipsey Hussle, Dee-1, AllHipHop.com CEO Chuck Creekmur, Jasiri X, and many more.
Below are The League of Young Voters’ Top 5 Reasons viewers should tune in for the broadcast:
#1 Nispey Hussle will join us to talk West Coast Hip-Hop and the Los Angeles scene as someone at the top of his game.
#2 Hear firsthand accounts of the 1992 L.A. Riots from activists who were there on the ground, and pick up best practices about how they’re reshaping their socio-economic reality with direct advocacy and grassroots organizing.
#3 Dee-1, the rising star from New Orleans, is emceeing the event and will be making a very special announcement about his innovative voter registration campaign with the League…
#4 Chuck Creekmur, founder of AllHipHop.com, will give us his insider perspective on the business of Hip-Hop and the role it can play in 2012 politics.
#5 Jasiri X, Thurz, and Aliesa Nicole will get the crowd on their feet with live performances you can enjoy from the comfort of your living room.
View a live stream of the event below:
For more information, visit YoungVoterLive.com.