Residents of Ward 5 get ready for a spectacular treat! SoSoSUMMER 17 Tour is here. Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie kicks of the event in a SoSo Def way providing opening remarks at the NXG Leaders Teen and Youth Town Hall Meeting, held in conjunction with the SoSoSUMMER 17 Tour. The Town Hall will be moderated by advocate for peace, trauma survivor, and Ward 5 resident and native, William Kellibrew and co-hosted by Jermaine Dupri and Michael Mauldin, CEO of Scream Nation.
- Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie, Ward 5
- Jermaine Dupri
- Michael Mauldin, CEO, Scream Nation
- Rap Game Artists including: Miss Mulatto, Mani, NOVA, King Roscoe, Deetranada, Nia Kay, JI Prince of NY, Lil Key, Supa Peach and 15-year-old DJ sensation DJ Prince. (exact artists TBA)
- William Kellibrew, National Advocate for Peace, Ward 5 Native and Resident
- Saturday, June 17, 2017
- 10:00 AM – Audience Arrival
- 11:00 AM – Program Start
- Brookland Middle School, 1150 Michigan Avenue, NE, Washington, DC
About NXG Leaders/Teen and Youth Town Hall
NXG Leaders’ is a one-hour Teen & Youth Town Hall program that takes place on select cities alongside the SoSoSUMMER tour. The program is conducted as town hall meetings, free of charge and features artists who are part of the tour as celebrity panelists. The atmosphere is a moderated presentation that creates an inspiring dialogue between the artists and the attendees, creating a peer-to-peer conversation.
NXG Leaders is a philanthropic program that was created eight years ago and designed to impact our nation’s youth in a socially conscious way. By effecting positive change in the community while inspiring our youth to be positive leaders of tomorrow, the nation as a whole will continue to thrive, our youth’s future will be brighter and hopefully with their influence the world will be a better place.
“The Rap Game” debuted January 1, 2015 on Lifetime and after three seasons the series has introduced to the world 15 young stars. “The Rap Game” is currently on hiatus but is set to air its 4th season this Fall on Lifetime Fridays at 10pm/9c.
About Jermaine Dupri and SoSoSUMMER 17 Tour
Grammy-winning producer, songwriter, recording artist, and reality TV star Jermaine Dupri in association with Scream Nation and Live Nation, will see 20 cities in North America this summer with Jermaine Dupri Presents: SoSoSUMMER 17 Tour featuring winners and finalists from Lifetime’s “The Rap Game.”