Clear Channel New York's Power 105.1 (WWPR-FM), New York's New #1 for Hip Hop & R&B, will be hosting its 2nd Annual "Power Music Summit" on April 16 at the Manhattan Center's Grand Ballroom.
The Power Music Summit is a one day event that gives business executives, aspiring label entrepreneurs, songwriters, producers and artists a chance to discuss the ins and outs of the business.
Kevin Liles, executive VP of the Warner Music Group will be the keynote speaker for the day. Other speakers include Jermaine Dupri (president of Urban Music at Virgin Records), Blue Williams (manager of Outkast'), Bryan Leach (TVT Records/vice president of A&R), Chris Lighty (Violator Mgmt Group, manager of 50 Cent, Missy Elliot and Busta Rhymes), Irv Gotti (CEO of The Inc. Records) and many more to be announced.
Speakers will discuss how they got their big breaks, the ups and downs of the business and share tips on what they wish they would have known when they got started. Attendees will also have the opportunity to drop demos or resumes in a box that will be sent directly to each panelist. –Jane Cohen and Bob Grossweiner