International Music Conference Returns To The Netherlands

(AllHipHop Rumors) New Skool Rules, a massive conference, returns to Rotterdam, The Netherlands in 2011 again to unify the international Hip-Hop community with panels, performances and parties.

The event, which claims the title as the “largest international Hip-Hop and R&B conference, launches April 1-3 and will bring more than 900 representatives from over 20 countries.

The previous New Skool Rules took place in 2009 and included delegates from Def Jam, Universal, BET, VIBE, MTV (USA), Konvikt, Interscope,, WEA, Sony ATV, EMI Publishing, Warner Music and more.

“People should come to New Skool Rules to tap into a new market and for further exposure outside of the United States. This event is a great way to interact and network with overseas artists, writers, & producers and get intake on a different industry,” said producer Drumma Boy, who was a delegate at the 2009 NSR.

The conference also intends to provide a American industry professionals to experience the talents of the artists from other walks of life. The program will feature over 30 showcases, 12 master classes, 12 workshops, 12 panels, 3 after-parties, and even speed-date sessions, organizers said.

In 2009, some rappers even won an opportunity to record and exclusive song with Bishop Lamont, a rapper formerly signed to Dr. Dre. Rappers in attendance included Fredro Starr of Onyx, LMFAO, Rock City, MC Shan and Verse, among others. This year’s celebrities have yet to be revealed.

Certain aspects of the event will begin in 2010 with contests, collaborations and other competitions.

“New Skool Rules is the best music conference going with the potential still to be even greater. Fans, upstart execs, aspiring artists, and grizzled vets will equally be inspired. I had an amazing time participating and learned so much from all the speakers and events. Make no excuses, be there!” Jayson Rodriguez a journalist with MTV.

Early bird tickets for 3 day admission are now available.

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