First Hip-Hop Peace & Unity Festival to Kick Off In Boston

Inebriated Rhythm and the city of Boston will

present the first annual Hip-Hop Peace and Unity Festival in Boston, Massachusetts,

on July 19, to celebrate hip-hop's cultural diversity.

The free event will feature a roundtable discussion

conducted by KRS-One, Big Daddy Kane and Pharoahe Monch, with city businessmen,

servicemen and congressmen from Boston, hoping to ensure that city officials

provide a constructive outlet for local youth.

There will also be a fundraiser to raise money

for youth programs that have been hampered by cut backs to community social


Rappers in attendance include Skillz, PMD, EDO

G, Shuman, Electric, Dezmontero, L da Headtoucha, T-Max, Checkmark, Illin P

and others.

Peace & Unity Events:

Date: July 19th, 2003

Time: 4:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Where: Boston, MA, City Hall Plaza (located next to Fanueil Hall)

Cost: Free Admission

Hip-Hop Appreciation Lecture-

Date: July 18th, 2003

Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Where: 543 Columbia Rd. (directions can be found at

Cost: $15-$20