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The 4th Annual SOURCE360 Festival and Conference Returns to The Cultural Epicenter of Downtown Brooklyn

NEW YORKAug. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The fourth annual SOURCE360 Festival and Conference, presented by NorthStar Charities and The Source Magazine is set for Thursday, August 10th through Sunday, August 13th in the exciting cultural center of downtown BrooklynSOURCE360 offers a full spectrum of activations designed to engage and educate the community with the latest in arts & culture, music, film & television, fashion, sports, business, and digital technology. Venues include prominent cultural institutions such as BRIC Arts|Media House, Brooklyn Borough Hall, and Theatre for a New Audience: Shakespeare in New York! SOURCE360 celebrates the innovation and creativity inspired by Hip-Hop and represents Brooklyn’s diverse cultural tapestry.

SOURCE360 will include nightly concerts, leadership panels, youth education and training sessions, a brunch celebration, a fashion show, a beauty bar, and nightlife events.

Throughout the four-day festival, the SOURCE360 will continue the tradition of honoring our past while celebrating our future. The various panels and performances will feature hip-hop’s icons and legends, community and business leaders including Doug E. Fresh, Roxanne Shanté, Brand Nubian, Lil’ Kim, Havoc, Maino, Freeway, Mack Wilds, Charlamagne Tha God, Elle Varner, Mysonne, Casanova,Jay Critch, Nitty Scott MC, Axel Leon, Bianca, Cyn SantanaDeb AntneyMax Santosand many others. One of the highlights of this year’s festival is the tribute to the late Prodigy of Mobb Deep.

SOURCE360 is focused on educating the youth and inspiring the community by presenting a number of pro-social activations and programs. Chief among them is the daylong SOURCE360 Tech Hackathon on Thursday, August 10th; through a partnership with digital technology leader Blue1647, youth from grades 6-12 will get hands-on training in how hip-hop culture and web/mobile technology can be applied to creating innovative solutions to community issues. Registration for this free event is available here.

The conference will also feature SOURCE360 Master Class Power Talks and one-on-one interview sessions with various industry leaders. Debra Lee, CEO of BET, will speak on “The Power of Evolution of Cultures, Content and Commerce,” and Master PCEO of No Limit, will share his journey and thoughts related to “The Power of Hip-Hop and Business” at the Theatre for a New Audience: Shakespeare inNew York.

For a schedule of events and more information, please visit:

Contact: Gwendolyn Quinn
Gwendolyn Quinn Public Relations

SOURCE The Source Magazine


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