Hip-Hop Hall Of Fame Conference


Hip Hop Hall of Fame Conference, the world’s

largest Hip Hop conference focused on solutions and the business

of Hip Hop music and culture, will take place at the Millennium

Hotel, 145 W. 44th Street in NYC from Tuesday, March 13th –

Friday, March 16th, 2001. The Co-Chairman for the Hip Hop Hall

of Fame Conference is Jeffrey Sledge, Sr. Director of Jive Records

and the Conference’s Vice Chairman is BET’s Tanisha


Join a host of Hip

Hop pioneers and today’s hottest rap stars as well as industry

leaders and cultural icons as they gather to discuss many issues

affecting the Hip Hop community. With top MCs, DJs, producers,

video, film and music executives from major labels and media

including Sony, Columbia, Def Jam, Motown, Jive, The Source,

ASCAP, MTV and BET, The Hip Hop Hall of Fame Conference gives

solutions for those trying to get in the music business and

industry people trying to move up. This super conference has

over 25 panels with major topics on Hip Hop music and culture,

plus Sampling, Management, Law and Fashion workshops, even MC

and DJ workshops. Conference Highlights include the MC World

Cup Battle sponsored by BET.com’s “Ya Heard?”

and a National Trivia Contest co-sponsored by Columbia Records.

Free admission for industry and all college students with 3.5

GPA or higher, limits apply.

Panels include:

Law – The Fine Print

Who Took My Loot?


Women In Hip Hop

Hip Hop Has Low Self Esteem

History of Hip Hop


Artists Are No Longer Developed

Bamboozled (Film & Video)

Bling, Bling Theory

Media Unplugged

Open The Damn Door!


Yo! That’s A Hit

The Hip Hop Hall

of Fame’s special events will occur on Friday, March 16th

at SIR Studios, 310 W. 52nd Street in NYC, from 7:00pm –

midnight. The star-studded events are as follows:

The Hip Hop Hall

of Fame Nomination Ceremony: The Hip Hop Hall of Fame will announce

the nominees who will be inducted into the institution later

this year.

The MC World Cup

Battle: BET.com’s “Ya’ Heard?” and The Hip

Hop Hall of Fame are in search of the country hottest unsigned

MCs to compete in the first annual MC World Cup. The finalists

will be flown to the home of Hip Hop, New York, on Friday March

16th from 7pm – midnight for the chance to battle for a

grand prize and the title of the country’s top MC.

Hip Hop Trivia Battle:

Columbia Records and The Hip Hop Hall of Fame ends a month long

radio promotion featuring Lil’ Bow Wow and The Hip Hop

Hall of Fame Board Game where finalists from around the country

will test their Hip Hop Knowledge with trivia questions from

the world’s first hip hop board game and compete for a

grand prize.