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Jermaine Dupri & T.I. Lead REVOLT Summit Atlanta Industry Speakers Lineup
Hip-hop cross-platfrom media juggernaut REVOLT TV has unleashed the first wave of speakers for its REVOLT Summit Atlanta, set to toake place Sept. 12-14, and it packs quite the hip-hop punch. Led by GRAMMY winners Jermaine Dupri and T.I., the lineup also includes local Atlanta legends and Quality Control Founders Coach K and Pierre “Pee” Thomas as Co-Chairs, AtlanAtlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and GRAMMY nominated singer/songwriter, producer and actriess Ester Dean.
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“This is the first big announcement of many for REVOLT Summit in Atlanta,” said Sean “Diddy” Combs. “I’m excited that Coach K and Pierre “Pee” Thomas will join me as co-chairs of the Atlanta Summit. We’ve got many big & exciting announcements to come that will include established artists, leaders & the real next generation of cultural voices.”
Dupri will join Dallas Austin and Rico Wade on "The Pioneers Panel," to discuss their storied careers and the impact of their work on Southern rap. T.I. and Mayor Lance Bottoms aong with Eboni K. Williams will take part in "Trap The Vote: Hip Hop & Politics," moderated by Jeff Johnson. Mayor Lance Bottoms will present Combs with Atlanta’s “Key to the City,” the Phoenix Award.
Coach K and Pee will lead a discussion titled, "Quality Control: The Blueprint Behind Hip Hop's Most Influential Imprint," which will offer insight into the business of Hip Hop, cover their personal path to success and provide advice for attendees. The duo will also speak on "The Making Of Since The '80s" panel with Kei Henderson and Zekiel Nicholson. Dean, will participate in the Songwriting 101 panel and judge REVOLT's "Be Heard" competition featuring performances from five finalists selected from over 100 applicants.
Last month, REVOLT kicked things off with a preview event in New York. After the Atlanta Summit, the festivities head to Los Angeles Oct. 24-26.
Tickets for REVOLT Summit Atlanta and Los Angeles are available now via REVOLT's website.