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News Uplifting Minds II Conference to Cover Hip-Hop Topics
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Written by Robert ID2665   
Sunday, 28 May 2006 16:17

John. W. Fagerholm, Esq. of the Law Office of Fagerholm & Jefferson is sponsoring the June 24-25th Los Angeles “Uplifting Minds II” entertainment conference by hosting a seminar on “law tips” and by serving on the panel of judges at the conference’s national talent competition.

John. W. Fagerholm has represented hip-hop artist Snoop Dogg’s mother, Beverly Green, for her book deal. He has drafted and negotiated deals for such hip-hop and rap clients as rapper Snoop, hip-hop artist David Banner, rap artists Coolio, and Kanye West, and hip-hop Scott Storch, The Neptunes and Nina Sky, just to name a few.

The conference will be held at the Four-Point Sheraton at LAX (seminars) and the Westfield Foxhill Mall (competition).

John. W. Fagerholms’ practice is in entertainment and business law, including litigation. The firms’ focus is the urban market and urban products in the areas of film, television, music, print media, electronic media, fashion and nightlife. Their client list includes entertainers, producers, production companies, management companies, magazines, websites, manufacturers, designers, investors, promoters and nightclubs.

Fagerholm appeared on the Abrams Report during the Corey Clark/Paula Abdul scandal as the lawyer for Clark. John even negotiated Corey Clarks deal with Bungalo/Universal Records. Fagerholm has also placed songs for clients in films, television, video games and commercials, such as Soul Plane, Carl’s Jr., The Shield, Real World, Making the Band, Howard Stern, Geraldo, Xtra and Access Hollywood.

Learn more about contract loop holes and how a lawyer can get you into the business of entertainment by attending his seminar. Other seminars include “promotions and marketing” by Kevin Black/V.P. of Interscope’s Rap and R&B’s Marketing and Promotions; “artist development strategies” from Noemi Torres, A&R for Sony/BMG International; “communication skills” from motivational speakers/authors Walt and Janet Jackson and “acting techniques” by actor/rapper Allen Maldonado (The Shield, Las Vegas).

Judges will include Fagerholm, V.P. of Interscope Records, Kevin Black; award winning jazz guitarist Vernon Neilly (Boosweet Records); syndicated radio host of Lee Bailey (RadioScope/EURWEB), actor/rapper Allen Maldonado (The Shield, The Truth Records), and A&R Rep for Sony/BMG International Noemi Torres (Kestebray Entertainment).

Hosted by 100.3 The Beat, the “Uplifting Minds II” entertainment conferences’ other sponsors include the L.A. Watts Times, EURWEB.com, Luster Products, TheSchoolTour.com, Faith FilmWorks, Inc., Ivory Pen Entertainment, Super Star Entertainment, Dedra Davis, Esq., Dr. Jamie Ballard, Alvin Williams, Kestebray Entertainment, Self Awareness Trainings, and Freelance Associates.

For more information on the “Uplifting Minds II” entertainment conference call toll free (866) 366-2160 www.upliftingminds2.com

News Uplifting Minds II Conference to Cover Hip-Hop Topics

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