By Dymond Alexis
Sean “Diddy” Combs, T.I. and Jermaine Dupri will headline a multi-city hip hop event which includes a stop in Atlanta.
The REVOLT Summit Atlanta elevates, celebrates and honors hip hop culture. This year’s event will be held on September 12-14th and will include heavy-hitters in the music industry. Quality Control’s founders Coach K and Pierre “Pee” Thomas, Ester Dean and Atlanta’s mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms will also be included in the summit.
The summit is rooted in the business of hip hop and dedicated to equipping aspiring young leaders with the tools for success.
At the summit, Coach K and Pee are set to lead a discussion entitled “Quality Control: The Blueprint Behind Hip Hop’s Most Influential Imprint.” The discussion will offer insight into the business of hip hop and their personal path to success as well as providing actionable advice that will ultimately help attendees flourish themselves.
On Thursday, Grammy nominated songwriter and producer Ester Dean, will join the Songwriting 101 panel and will judge the “Be Heard” competition featuring performances from five finalists.
Day two of the Summit will feature the aforementioned Quality Control panel along with “The Making Of Since The 80s” with Kei Henderson and Zekiel Nicholson and a performance from DJ Moma, who is also set to participate in a panel discussion titled “Afrobeats Takeover” the same day.
Saturday, T.I. will join Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and Eboni K. Williams for “Trap the Vote: Hip Hop & Politics.”
Mayor Bottoms will present Sean “Diddy” Combs with the Phoenix Award, Atlanta’s “Key to the City.”
“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.”