MEDIA ALERT… MEDIA ALERT …. MEDIA ALERT …FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WHO: IRV GOTTI, RUSSELL SIMMONS, DR. BENJAMIN CHAVIS, ASHANTI AND JA RULE
WHAT: ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING MURDER INC. RECORDS
WHEN: WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2003
PRESS CHECK IN: 10:30 AM CONFERENCE: 11:30 AM
WHERE: RHIGA ROYAL HOTEL 151 WEST 54TH STREET (BTWN. 6TH AND 7TH AVENUES)
MORE: Irv Gotti, CEO of Murder Inc. Records, home to multi-platinum artists Ashanti and Ja Rule has established himself as a leading producer, music executive and entrepreneur. Now, he is proactively participating in furthering the peace process in the hip-hop community. Most recently, he and Russell Simmons¹ Hip-Hop Summit Action Network, were instrumental in orchestrating a sit down with Nation Of Islam leader Minister Louis Farrakhan and Ja Rule, which represented a significant first step in the process of healing hip-hop. These changes at Murder Inc. Records to be announced are another step in that process.
Founded in 2001, the Hip-Hop Summit Action Network (www.hsan.org) is a non-profit, non-partisan national coalition of hip-hop artists, entertainment industry leaders, educational advocates, civil rights proponents and youth leaders dedicated to harnessing the cultural relevance of hip-hop music to serve as a catalyst for educational advocacy and other societal concerns for the well being of youth throughout the United States.
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