Following in the footsteps of other notable hip hop magazines of past and present, Ozone Magazine has decided to host their first annual awards show in honor of southern hip hop entertainment. The 1st Annual Ozone Magazine Awards will take place August 4-6 in Orlando, FL.
Having rapidly emerged into one the southern regions most highly-respected hip hop magazines, Ozone magazine founder and editor Julia Beverly felt the time had come to organize an event that would honor everyone from the independent to the platinum artist.
"We wanted to put together an awards show and music conference that would be not only be accessible to all hip hop artists, but all media as well." said Beverly. "I've had so many experiences where I've been denied entry into an event, so this time I wanted to be in control of my own thing."
(Check for the full interview with Ozone Magazine editor Julia Beverly tomorrow)
The unique part about this award show is that all voting will take place online, allowing fans to particiapate in the actual selection process. The show will be hosted by David Banner and includes performances by Lil Wayne, Pimp C, Too Short, T-Pain, Pitbull, Rick Ross, and others. Meanwhile, The TJâ€™s DJâ€™s Tastemaster Music Conference will be on Aug. 4-5 and will features panels on topics of Producers, Indie CEOâ€™s, DJs, Women in the Industry, A & R's, and Media Outlets.
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