Tonight’s Theme – “I’m a gangsta, young [brotha] so I keep my mouth closed, my eyes and ears open so I can focus on the [things] around me. I know they gonna doubt me…but I gets money, it’s something I like to do!” – Yola DG
How To Use The Tools of the Game To Get Paid
Networking Happy Hour…Find the closest bartender for a drink & nearest Tastemaker for a business card.
Listening Session…Peel your ears for the freshest sounds this side of the Mason-Dixon line as you listen to the TJ’s DJ’s Tastemakers Only Xclusive CD which can be found in your goodie bag received at the door.
Food Is Served…The ticket received with your name badge entitles you to ONE plate of delicious food served by our lovely volunteers.
Welcome…Keith Kennedy, TJ’s DJ’s
Tastemaker’s Tasties Bathing Suit Competition presented by Legends 24hr Fitness…Cheer loudly for your favorite flavor!
• Tonight we will be discussing how to utilize the tools within the industry such as radio, mixtapes, retail, promotions and other avenues to understand how revenue streams are created to help your cash flow.
Awards & State of the Pool Address…TJ Chapman, TJ’s DJ’s
• Tastemaker Award - Mark Starr Multimedia & Graphx
TJ’s DJ’s Showcase
B Simm / Rope A Dope – Streamline Music
Contact: Jay Roc - 216.536.3586
B.O.B. / Haterz Everywhere - Rebel Rock/Atlantic
Contact: TJ Chapman - 850.878.3634
D County / Lay It Down – D County
Contact: Byron – 786.738.1834
Jewman / Pull Em Out – WG
Contact: Marcus Wallace – 601.502.3395
Mellow Mac / All About The Paper – PBE Music
Contact: Joe Taylor – 404.838.5646
Polo Grounds Set ft. C-Ride, Smitty, & Hurricane
Contact: Big Teach – 786.255.2906
Rellik “The Dirt Road Pimp” / Mean Swag – Boon Dock
Contact: Rellik – 251.648.9605
Sunny Valentine / F.U. Payme – F.U. Payme Records
Contact: Great Dane - 404.630.7924
Tela / Got Pimpin’ – Koch
Contact: Gazelle Alexander - 212.353.8800 x266
Thorobred / Do It Big Then – Felonious
Contact: Derrick Durand – 615.566.5495
Treal / I'm Not Locked Down - Rakega
Contact: Ram - 407.923.1092
Tastemakers Only DJ / Music Conference Celebrity Afterparty
Now that the work is over, take a deep breath and enjoy a tall drink while
you dance the night away. Prepare for an Afterparty that will be filled with
exciting performances, surprises, and a club packed to the brim with dance partners.
Remember, your name badge serves as your pass UNTIL MIDNIGHT
Tastemakers After After Party presented by Hip-Hop Weekly
Come join the Tastemakers for a nightcap and some good food at H2O
(2394 W Tennessee St. on corner of White Drive) with Dave Mays and Hip-Hop Weekly. Your badge serves as admission.