Hip Hop Gathers for Rap Fest 2007 in Bronx Print
Written by Robert ID3637   
Sunday, 29 April 2007 09:45

Rap Fest 2007 will proudly hold its event, Rap Fest 2007, on Randall Avenue and White Plains Road in the Bronx - The Site of the Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club. Rap Fest, Inc., now in its 13th year, has joined forces with the Kips Bay Boys and Girls Club, an organization serving over 12,000 youth.

This is the third location for Rap Fest, Inc. as they continue impacting as many Bronx communities as possible. Rap Fest 2007 will feature 26 Rap Ministries (hip hop groups) from various cities, states and countries. This year's confirmed special guests are Cross Movement Records'' recording artists: The Cross Movement, J.R. and Flame.

All participants will be displaying, not only their talents and passion for the history of hip hop, but their love for God and desire to worship Him with their gifts and abilities.

Confirmed hip hop / rap ministries for this year's event are: 3D Remedy / New York, Beyond Skillz / Florida, Brothers Inc. / New York, Carriers of the Cross / Florida, Christ Affiliates / Florida, Crossed Out / New York, D M.A.U.B. / Ohio, Dillon Chase / Texas, Disciple aka DI / Massachusetts, DJ P.D.o.g.g. and Humble T.i.p. / Virginia, Double Portion / South Carolina, J.A.Z. / New York, Jus Boogie / Virginia,

KJ Raps/ Minneapolis, Lady E / North Carolina, Miz Rock / New York, Oppose / Virginia, Prayz1 / Pennsylvania, RedCloud / California, Reza-rec / Massachusetts, Richard Dauphin / New York, Sean Slaughter / Virginia, Slave / New York, TRUCE / New York, Young Witness / Massachusetts, and Von Vargas / Maryland.

The confirmed hip hop DJs for Rap Fest 2007 are DJ Nu Man / New York, DJ Tony Tone / New York, DJ Lady Grace / Massachusetts, and DJ Vaungh / Pennsylvania.

T.R.U.C.E., a Nicky Cruz Outreach ministry, will be conducting mobile concerts in the Kips Bay area the week of Rap Fest to promote the upcoming evangelistic event. In partnership with the American Bible Society, Rap Fest will be giving out free CDs and magazines to neighborhood residents.

Throughout the course of the day several thousand people visited Rap Fest 2006. Due to continuous promotion on the Internet through our website that receives 1,500,000 hits a year. Through our live video stream, courtesy of UnoRed.com, radio stations like WFDU and television shows (BET, WNJU, NY1 and others), we anticipate an even greater turnout this year.

Rap Fest 2007 will take place on August 11, 2007, from 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM at Randall Avenue between White Plains Road and Pugsley Avenue. This is a free outdoor event.

For general questions or historical information regarding Rap Fest, Inc. events, contact: Rap Fest, Inc., 2555 Mickle Avenue, Bronx, NY 10469 Tel: (917) 687 - 2580; e-mail: info @ rapfest2000.com; Web Site: http://www.rapfest2000.com

Rap Fest 2007 features 30,000 watts of sound, 26 rap ministries, and 8 Hours of non-stop Gospel hip hop music, all for 1 God, Jesus Christ. The goal of Rap Fest is to evangelize communities through hip hop music and offer them an opportunity to trust in God as a solution to problems.