Hip-Hop Summit Coming To Birmingham, Alabama

Russell Simmons' Hip-Hop Summit Action Network

(HHSAN) will host a summit August 1-3 in Birmingham, Alabama, during the 13th

annual Birmingham Heritage Festival.

Rev. Run, Lil Wayne, Floetry, David Banner, Lil

Flip, The Big Tymers, Lil Jon & The Eastside Boys and others are all confirmed

to attend.

Panel discussions on financial education, community

development, opportunities in the music business and other discussions will

take place, along with performances from the artists that are participating.

HHSAN will also continue their drive to register

20 million voters in five years.

Event organizers said that the two events combined

are expected to draw over 150,000 people.