AMAS artist Caktuz is invited to the New York SoundCity Festival Industry Panel on March 12, 2012. Caktuz was a major highlight to last years industry panel, held in Liverpool, England, as well as a featured performer alongside MOBO Award Winner & UK legend Akala.
A Hip-Hop State Of Mind Panel looks at the current state of Hip Hop in NY – is it in a healthy position? Do the “marginal” hip hop artists feel they are getting a fair crack of the whip? Is it still the epicentre of hip hop and if not, why not, and what does the future of Hip Hop music & culture in NY look, sound and feel like. Confirmed Speakers
Nelson George – Award winning author of ‘The Plot Against Hip Hop’, co executive producer of VH1’s Hip Hop Honours event
Ken ‘Duro’ Ifil – Six-time Grammy award winning engineer, CEO Desert Storm Records
Caktuz – Hip Hop Artist, social media expert, AMAS Multi-Media
Raymond ‘Raydon’ Coleman – VP of Rap United Nations and 15 year veteran in music production, talent scouting, artist management/ development
Donny Goines – (Host of the panel): Ink Different Inc, Independent hip hop artist, marketing executive
Dre McKenzie – Head of A&R, G Unit Records
Tickets for the conference are almost sold out so book your place now to avoid disappointment.
So to book, please go to www.newyorksoundcity.com