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Midwest Urban Music Awards & Rappers Ball

V .A. Productions & Management Group in conjunction with D.U.B. L.I.F.E. Entertainment, hosted Chicago's hottest night of live entertainment and awards on Saturday June 12, 2010.   This celebration allowed members of the Midwest urban music community an opportunity to enjoy a night of networking, showmanship and peer acknowledgment. No venue was more appropriate to host this event than Chicago's own historic treasure; The Chicago Regal Theatre. The Midwest Rapper’s Ball was conceptualized and produced by Dianna Fourte to celebrate the growing and ever changing culture of Hip-Hop in the Midwest. It also served as a vehicle to bridge and encourages the spirit of cross promotion between DJ Coalitions, Program Directors, Independent Artists, Management and labels. The red carpet was out, the video was rolling, and the cameras were flashing.  The media roster included over 15 of the Midwest's hottest urban internet, social media and print journalist. For one night, 79th street looked like Los Angeles Blvd. 

MIDWEST RAPPERS BALL JULY 17th
@ ZHOU B ART CENTER
1029 W 35th St Chicago IL.
for ticket or vendor info contact (708) 872-0129 


                                                "The red carpet experience and photos was awesome; and I felt like a celebrity"
- Leah Smith.
 
                                                          "All the red carpet models made me look like a super star”-Anthony Johnson.
 
Inside, DJs from across the midwest rocked the house and mingled with the capacity crowd. Area talent enjoyed networking with Chicago’s homegrown Production names such as; MIL TICIT (R.KellyLudacris), The Legendary TRAXSTER (LudacrisMariah Carey, TwistaNicki Minaj), KEEZO KANE (Kanye WestEstelleGLC) and MEATBALLS (Young Joc and Hot Stlyz). 

                          "Being able to reach-out and network with producers was really hands on and I really enjoyed the event" – Issac Alexander
 
Of course, The Inaugural Midwest Rapper’s Ball couldn't have been possible without the support of our gracious sponsors. Six reputable companies chose from various sponsorship packages, and aligned together with this event, to make it a major success. The evening was launched with a private V.I.P. reception which featured complimentary buffet, drinks, gift bags and other "goodies". The reception was attended by area leaders, music industry, corporate executives, award nominees, media and special guests.

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