via press release:
Hip Hop Hall of Fame Awards Show Jumpstarts TV Network and
Sponsorships Talks for 4th Quarter Broadcasting
Hip Hop Hall of Fame 'Hip Hop History Documentary Film'
Begins Discussions With Film and DVD Distributors for a 2013
NEW YORK, Aug. 9, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Hip Hop Hall of Fame
Awards Induction Ceremony & Concert Television show is kicking into
high gear by jumpstarting talks with various television & cable network
stations and Corporate Sponsorship brands to solidify the shows 4th
quarter broadcast partnerships. "The response has been great from
broadcasters, major brands, music artists & executives to participate
as we look forward to having our television broadcast partners
announced in September," stated show creator and executive producer
James JT Thompson. This will be the first broadcast of the show since
airing in national syndication and on BET Cable Network in the 90s.
The show will feature Celebrity hosts with special guest appearances,
and performances from some of Hip Hop Music & Cultures most
recognizable Artists and Celebrities. Hip Hop Hall of Fame officials
released the nominees for induction into the 2012 Hall of Fame Class
last week, and the Honorees are excited and looking forward to
participating in the return of the television special that will be seen
in the USA and around the world.
The production company and creative team is currently moving forward
with agreements with celebrity talent for the show, and are expected to
make continuous announcements over the next few months in regards to
the Celebrity Hosts, Performers, Presenters, and Corporate
We are dedicated to the entire culture of hip hop, from the DJ, the MC,
the B-Boy/Girls, the Graffiti Artists, the Music, to the Businesses,
Leaders, and People who have shaped and influenced the culture since
its inception in all phases. "This will be monumental and be around for
many generations to come," says Easy AD Harris, a Hip Hop Hall of Fame
Brand Officer, and Iconic member of the legendary Cold Crush Brothers.
The Hip Hop Hall of Fame has also begun discussions with interested
distributors of the upcoming documentary film entitled 'This is a
Journey….. A Hip Hop Hall of Fame History Story' that has begun
filming. The film will be a concert and performance based production
with interviews and stories from the 70s, 80s, 90s, and the new
millennium artists and trendsetters who influence the world of hip hop
here in America and abroad. This film will be on par with the recent
success of Ice T's 'the Art of Rap', and deliver a unique history of
hip hop music and culture from the people that started it, and
currently live it today.
For more information, fans can follow at the official website
http://hiphophall.org , or at http://facebook.com/hiphophalloffame , or
at http://twitter.com/hiphophof . For more information about the
upcoming events, participation, media inquiries, and corporate
sponsorships contact Hip Hop Global Media & Entertainment, Bobby Fisher
or Alexia Martinique at firstname.lastname@example.org.