AHH Stray News: Floyd Mayweather, Pimp C., Large Pro, Pete Rock, Premier Unite

(AllHipHop News) Boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather is opening his Las Vegas gym and his wallet starting Monday (July 5th) when he sponsors the Mayweather Boxing Club Summer Camp. Mayweather’s Floyd Mayweather Jr. Foundation (TFMJF) will host three sessions over a six-week period to teach 150 children aged 5-18 the skills it takes to make it in boxing, while participating in teamwork, training and fitness exercises. Sessions will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. “Giving back to this community and providing opportunities for youth to stay active and gain new skills is very important to me,” said Mayweather. It is also one of the goals of The Floyd Mayweather Jr. Foundation. The Mayweather Boxing Club Summer Camp is a chance for these kids to learn the fundamentals of boxing, as well as the important life lessons that come with participation in sports.” For more information on Mayweather Boxing Club Summer Camp visit TFMJF.org.Rap-A-Lot Records will release a new album by late legendary UGK founding member, Pimp C. According to reports, The Naked Soul of Sweet James Jones is due in stores on September 21. Rap-A-Lot will release The Naked Soul under a recently inked deal with Fontana/Universal Records. Pimp C., born Chad Butler, was found dead in his hotel room in Los Angeles on December 4, 2007. Surviving UGK member Bun B. is also planning a new solo release when his album Trill O.G. lands in stores on August 3rd. The 6th Annual Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival (BHF) announced today (July 2nd) that DJ Premier, Pete Rock and The Large Professor will perform a special set together on one stage. The event is scheduled to go down Monday (July 5th) at Brooklyn Bowl during the BHF 10’ How and Prove Super Bowl, where six acts will compete for an opening slot of the BHF. According to BHF organizers, the three legendary producers have only united onstage one before, in Japan. They have never performed one set on stage together in the United States.  The BHF takes place from July 5th –10th, from Williamsburg to DUMBO in Brooklyn.

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