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Calling all aspiring singers, actors, fashionistas, music moguls of tomorrow, and anyone who just likes the red carpet experience!

The third annual Radio One Music & Entertainment Conference is coming back to Philadelphia, PA with a star-studded lineup of celebrities, featuring headliner and world renowned producer, rapper, and entertainment executive Jermaine Dupri.

The conference provides attendees exclusive access to some of the biggest stars in the entertainment industry and a once in a lifetime chance to ask questions and show off their creative talents – two conference-goers will even walk away with record deals!

The conference spotlights some of the most powerful names in entertainment across six workshops covering Hip-Hop, Fashion, R&B, Inspiration, Business of Music, and Listen & Critique.

Some of the celebrities and industry “it” people to be featured in these workshops include:


Jermaine Dupri

Michael Bivins

Yolanda Adams



Joell Ortiz

Tierra Marie

Hezekiah Walker

Tye Tribbett

Vicki Winans

Bebe Winans

Jim Jones


Andre Harrell

&  record label executives: Larry Kahn, Marc Byers,  Jo Jo Brim, and Shadow Stokes, to name a few.


Date: Sunday May 23, 2010  




Location: Pennsylvania Convention Center 12th and Arch Streets Philadelphia, PA

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For Discount use promo code "Radio 360"

Philadelphia Downtown Courtyard ($99 rate)

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown ($109 rate)







R&B Workshop

Panel Line Up: Stephanie Mills, Michael Bivins, Ginuwine, Vivian Green. Tierra Marie

Time: 12:00-2:30pm

Description: R&B Music is the substance that has fed our cultures for generations. It is our comfort, our inspiration, and at the right times even our aphrodisiac. If you share a passion for this genre of music then join Radio One and our panelist as we explore the intricacies of the world of R&B.

This is your chance to be up close and personal with multi platinum selling artist Stephanie Mills. You will be able to absorb the knowledge of Michael Bivins, Vivian Green and Ginuwine and see how they’ve managed to remain relevant throughout the years.


Listen & Critique

Panel Line Up: Carvin & Ivan, 9th Wonder, Omarion, Shadow Stokes, Jazmine Sullivan

Time: 12:00-2:30pm

Description:Your friends think your music is hot. And your mom thinks so too. But, what about platinum producers Carvin & Ivan of KARMA Productions?  It’s time to take your music to the next level and get it to the ears of the major decision makers in the industry.  This is the ultimate forum for constructive criticism. 

What does 9th Wonder think about your beat? How does Omarion feel about your stage presence?  Does Koch Records Director of Urban Promotion, Shadow Stokes think your song is a hit? Is Jazmine Sullivan feeling your lyrics? There is only one way to find out. Bring your A game because you never know.  Maybe you’ll be on our panel next year!!


Hip-Hop Workshop

Panel Line Up: Jay Grand, Lloyd Banks, Tony Yayo, Geo Bivins, Meek Millz, Cassidy

Time: 3:30-6:00pm

Description: From humble beginnings to multi-Billion dollar status, Hip-Hop is continuously shaping the world we live in today. This workshop will explore the role Hip-Hop has in today’s society and ways in which aspiring artist cam make their mark in the game called the “industry”.

Join Hip Hop stars, Jay Grand, Lloyd Banks, Tony Yayo, Meek Millz, and Cassidy as they discuss staying power in Hip Hop!


Inspiration Workshop

Panel Line Up: Hezekiah Walker, Yolanda Adams, Tye Tribbett, Vickie Winans, Byron Cage, Myron Butler, Bebe Winans, John P. Kee

Time: 3:30-6:00pm

Description:Whether it’s the smooth sounds of Sam Cooke; to the dancing acrobatics Vocals of Kirk Franklin & Tye Tribbett. Gospel music has come a long way. Gospel music does more than just sounds good it literally moves its listener. Maybe it’s swaying with the choir at church on Sunday or tapping with quartets.

Gospel music has transcended those limits to become a profound force in American music and popular culture. Join gospel music superstars Yolanda Adams, Hezekiah Walker, Vickie Winans, Byron Cage, Myron Butler, Bebe Winans and Tye Tribbett as they discuss the future of gospel music, songwriting, producing, music sampling and more!


Fashion Workshop

Panel Line Up:Jerris Madison, Kristian Sorgi, Neil Mautone

Time: 12:00-2:30pm

Description: Whether it’s under the lights of the runways in New York and Paris or the pavements of your own city, fashion is exhibited through all walks of life. It is the flair of one’s personality brought to fruition.

Join Jerris Madison owner of Obvious Magazine and celebrity photographer, Neil Mautone; owner of New York City’s Red Modeling Management featured on the Centric Networks hit show “Model City”, and Hollywood casting director Kristian Sorge. They will be your guides when fashion and style strikes Philadelphia.

The Business Of Music

Panel Line Up:Dondria, Dee Sograhm, Ira Dewitt, Jojo Brim, Vivian Green, Juliet Jones, Marc Byers, Larry Khan

Time: 3:30-6:00pm

Description: They say “You can’t make it on talent alone”. Some of the old rules still apply, but the music business has changed drastically over the years. The surge of social networking and other technological developments have revolutionized not only how music is made, but how it is marketed and promoted. However that doesn’t mean you still don’t need to create a solid marketing plan, know your copyrights, royalty guidelines, along with other strategies on how to give your music the exposure it deserves.

Music and legal entertainment executives from the likes of Larry Kahn Head of Urban Promotion for J Records, Jojo Brim, Shawn Gee, Juliet Jones and many more will give you a running start in the music business from their years of insider insight in the industry.


For more information about the conference, please visit Radio One’s 2010 Music & Entertainment Conference website, or visit The Beat of Philly (100.3 The Beat) website. You can also follow 100.3 The Beat on twitter @1003theBeat
Source: 100.3 The Beat (Philly)

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