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Grammy Award Winning hip hop Producer 9th Wonder, Rapsody and Act Proof to speak at free hip hop conference for up and coming female Hip Hop artists... 

Johannesburg: Urban Phenomenon Entertainment (UPE), the Company that brought you Bilal, Canibus, Goapele and other notable international acts have partnered with Black Drop Entertainment Media (Pty) Ltd to give 30 young up and coming hip hop artists the chance to have an intimate conference with Grammy Award Winning Producer 9th Wonder, Rapsody and Act Proof.

Titled “Women in Hip Hop Conference”, The Conference is an initiative that forms part of UPE’s Woman’s Month Celebration Concerts take place on the 17th and 18th August 2012 in Johannesburg (The Bassline) and Cape Town (Zula Sound Bar) respectively, which will feature performances by International Artists Rapsody, rap group Act Proof and Grammy winning Producer 9th Wonder, local supporting acts are Miss Nthabi, Kanyi and Vardz. The Conference aims to educate and provide knowledge about the music industry to upcoming female artists, producers and individual involved in the music industry. Although primarily focused on females, the conference can be attended by any individuals involved in the music industry or wanting to know more about it.

In addition to 9th Wonder, Rapsody and Act Proof the Conference will also consist of notable experts from the South African music industry. The conference is going to take place on the 17th August 2012 from 12 pm to 2pm at the Bassline in Newtown Johannesburg.

To register for the conference go to  Registrations end 4th August 2012 and successful registrants will be announced by the 11th of August 2012. Those who register for the conference will also stand a chance to win one of 2 double tickets to the UPE Women’s month celebration concerts.

Women in Hip Hop Conference Details:

Date: 17 August 2012
Time: 12pm - 2pm
Venue: The Bassline, Newtown Johannesburg
Registration: Click Here
Women’s Month Celebration Concerts Details
Artists: 9th Wonder, Rapsody, Act Proof, Nthabi, Kanyi, Vardz
Dates: 17 August and 18 August 2012
Time: 8pm

Venue: The Bassline JHB and Zula Sound Bar CPT respectively
Entrance: R150, R250 and R300 [VIP]. Available at Computicket outlets nationwide
For more info on the Women’s Month Celebration Concerts and Conference you can follow UPE_Live and SoulEchoSA on Twitter.


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