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The 2009 Ohio Hip Hop Awards Show & Music Conference Weekend
Cleveland, OH – August 27, 2009 – The 4th annual Ohio Hip Hop Awards show returns to Cleveland to commemorate the achievements of the state's most influential artists and industry professionals. The 2009 Awards weekend begins Friday Sept. 18th with the official preparty at Earth Nightclub in downtown Cleveland at 9pm. The pre-party will include performances from artists & DJ's around the state, as well as the highly anticipated state wide freestyle battle semi-finals. Also included at the pre-party is the OHHA Model Search, where the OHHA staff will be looking to find new modeling talent to network with and promote. Saturday Sept. 19th the Awards show red carpet reception kicks off at 3pm at the Cleveland Convention Center Music Hall, with interviews from various TV, radio, magazine, and internet media. The reception will have a full service bar set up and numerous backdrops and media photo-ops. At 6pm the show begins inside the Music Hall theater, hosted by Latin Assassin (WENZ) & DJ Dimepiece (WIZF). With special performances from Young Ray, Machine Gun Kelly, R.O.B., Mz. Moone, Grind Time Central, Khadijah, Nessacary, Chevy Blue, Flame Gang, Mz. Nikki, T.G.P, Da Kreek, Crazyy Tee, Young Dunny, Paper Chase, Tucept, D.O.C. Showstopperz, Jay Rush, Mz. Skittles, Young Shank, Fly Union, and Notice. The Ohio Hip Hop Awards show is a red carpet, black tie affair with theater seating.
The official 21 and over OHHA after party will go down at Earth Nightclub at 11pm featuring the Mayweather vs Marquez prize fight as well as the VIP loft with additional interviews and photo shoots. The 18 and over after party will be taking place at the Metropolis night club with a live broadcast from Z107.9 fm personality Latin Assassin. Sunday morning September 20 at 10:30am, world famous poet Nikki Giovanni will be hosting a brunch and open forum discussion on her latest book “Hip Hop Speaks To Children.” (Brunch location will be announced at www.ohiohiphopawards.com the week leading up to the event.) At 1pm we will return to the Crowne Plaza hotel for our “Learn to Earn” music business conference. After the seminar the OHHA weekend will conclude with the “Get It In Ohio” showcase & concert featuring national recording artist Cam'ron at Peabody's concert club!
Tickets are on sale at all Ticketmaster locations, and online at www.ticketmaster.com. General admission is $25 with a special “Buy 3, Get 1 Free” promotional offer. First Class seating is $50, and VIP seating (includes admission to red carpet reception party) is $75. All Access weekend passes are available for all events exclusively at www.ohiohiphopawards.com . $150 for VIP All Access, $100 for general All Access. (Cam'ron Showcase excluded.) Press passes are available, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
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