SAN JUAN, PR (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — The RPM Group has set the line-up for the 7th annual Mixshow Power Summit, the preeminent conference in the urban music industry. Scheduled for September 29-October 2 in San Juan, PR, the four-day conference will provide a opportunity to reach the most influential trendsetters, artists, brands and leaders in urban and rap music in an intimate setting.
The Mixshow Power Summit will feature panel discussions and events attended by music industry executives. Artists scheduled to participate include Snoop Dogg, Chingy, Mase, Kanye West, Lil Jon, Twista, Jadakiss, Juvinile, Xzbit, Fabolous, Fat Joe, Terror Squad, Ying Yang Twins, Trick Daddy, Talib Kweli, Queen Latifah, Lil Flip, Manny Fresh, Mobb Deep, Akon, Slim Thug, Game and I-20, with many more to be announced in the coming weeks. Warner Music Group Chairman/CEO Lyor Cohen will deliver the Summit's keynote address. Dr. Ben Chavis from the Hip Hop Action Network will also be a guest speaker.
Additional events include the Mixshow Power Summit Awards Dinner, which will announce the Pepsi DJ Squad, 20th Century Fox screening of the film Taxi, starring Queen Latifah and Jimmy Fallon, and The Grandmaster Flash Salute Dinner.
"The MixShow Power Summit provides a rare opportunity to reach the most influential trendsetters in urban music," said Rene McLean, founder and president of RPM Group. "Seven years ago, we created this conference to recognize DJs for their important role in hip hop's surge from the streets to the forefront of popular music. Over the years, our goals for the Summit have remained consistent and we are honored to have played a part in the development of many of today's most important artists, as well as cultivating a forum for new ideas within the industry."
"I had to definitely come out there to pay my respect to the people who have been playing my records since day one," said Jay-Z.
Previous Mixshow Power Summits events have featured Jay Z, Eminem, 50 Cent, Outkast, Alicia Keys, Nas, Ludacris, Queen Latifah, Busta Rhymes, Missy Elliott, Pharrell, Kelis, Wyclef, Fabolous, Jermaine Dupri, Puffy, DMX, Ice Cube, Wu Tang, De La Soul and Timbaland. –Jane Cohen and Bob Grossweiner
On the Web: http://www.mixshowpowersummit.com/