SOURCE: Dove Entertainment LLC

November 10, 2015 07:11 ET

Hip Hop Hall of Fame Awards Induction Ceremony & Concert TV Show Hits Bronx NYC Lehman Center Theater December 10th

2015 Inductee Class Press Conference Scheduled Wednesday November 18th for National & International Media as Hip Hop Hall of Fame + Museum Week Closes out Hip Hop History Month With Hip Hop Film Festival, Symposium and Events Produced by Dove Entertainment

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - November 10, 2015) - The 2015 Hip Hop Hall of Fame Awards Show Induction Ceremony and Concert is set for New York City on Thursday December 10th at the Lehman College Center Theater in the Bronx. The legendary female Hip Hop MC Icon Roxanne Shante returns as host of the show that will be taped live for television broadcast at a later date, and be available for early viewing via a paid live stream online. The HHHOF producers are in talks with television and cable networks and live stream broadcasters for exclusive partnerships.

After the successful HHHOF and Live Nation partnership on the Legends Concert last month and subsequent 2016 national tour in preparation, the HHHOF Awards producers believed it was important to share this prestigious show in all NYC boroughs over the next few years starting in the Bronx.

"The Bronx has been chronicled as the Birthplace of Hip Hop Music & Culture and we are honored be able to bring this historic television event to the Bronx and celebrate with the 2015 Inductees Class in the place of its creation," stated JT Thompson Creator and Executive Producer of the HHHOF Awards that first aired on the BET Cable Network in the 1990s. Portions of the Proceeds from this show will benefit the establishment of The Hip Hop Hall of Fame + Museum, and the Hip Hop Youth Arts & Media Academy currently in development in Harlem, NY.

National and International media, celebrities, dignitaries, and artists are invited to attend the 2015 Inductee Class Announcement Press Conference being scheduled for next Wednesday November 18 at an undisclosed location. We will announce all of the Artists, Groups, DJs, B-Boys/Girls, and Graffiti Writers Inductees names to the world. It is a privilege to be able to unveil the Hall of Fame class while we are celebrating Hip Hop History Month around the world in November stated, Kenny 'DJ Lord Yoda X' Smith a Co-Producer.

We are encouraging Fans to purchase tickets via Groupon, and directly from the HHHOF at Eventbrite http://Eventbrite.com/HipHopHallofFameAwards, or at http://hiphophalloffame.org starting this Thursday November 12th.

As previously announced the 2015 Institutional Hip Hop Hall of Fame Inductee Class will be lead by Afrika Bambaataa for Lifetime Achievement, Harry Belafonte's classic Hip Hop Film BeatStreet now celebrating 30 years, Sal Abitello and his Disco Fever venue in the Bronx where many Hip Hop Stars and Legends were made, Sylvia Robinson and SugarHill Records, Bobby Robinson and Enjoy Records, and Harlem's Mike & Dave Records & Promotions who were all forces in the early stages and growth of hip hop music & culture around the world.

The HHHOF is seeking a multi-year National Television Broadcast partner, Official Sponsors and Product Brand Advertisers, and quality Production & Promotional Partnerships to propel this show and other future HHHOF co-branded programs and events to the next level reaching millions of viewers in America and around the World annually.

The Hip Hop Fans and Community follow the Hip Hop Hall of Fame website at http://hiphophalloffame.org, and at http://facebook.com/hiphophalloffame, or http://twitter.com/hiphophof on social media. For more information, media & press inquiries, sponsorship opportunities, and partnerships contact HHHOF Staff at hiphophofstaff@gmail.com or Ben Davis at Dove Entertainment.

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