MTV News reports that on Tuesday (January 21), Russell Simmons announced plans for not only his second national Hip-Hop Summit, but for the first Urban Hip-Hop Music Festival, with both scheduled to take place in Atlanta. The festival is slated to commence on April 12th at Turner Field, with a second concert to follow the day after at the same venue. Being called the ‘Woodstock of hip-hop,’ Simmons promises a two-day extravaganza featuring a who’s who of rappers, with a portion of the proceeds from the shows to go to charity. Read more.
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