News: Freeway Helps Kick-Off "Rebirth of Hip-Hop" Concert Series In New York

Saturday, Jan 3, 2009 10:00AM

Written by Cyrus Langhorne

Philadelphia rapper Freeway has been tagged to help kick-off "The Rebirth of Hip-Hop" concert series to bring awareness to humanitarian issues.

Hosted by radio personality DJ Envy, the events will help heighten awareness of HIV/AIDS, homelessness and poverty, in association with Habitat for Humanity and Life Beat Aids Awareness Organization.

Aside from Envy and Freeway, the first concert will feature various independent artists including Sinsay, Triple C's Torch, Lexx9Eleven, DJ Bedtyme, Sic Osyrus and many more throughout the night. Participants will also be eligible to compete for a variety of grand prizes.

"The Rebirth of Hip-Hop" concert begins Wednesday, January 28 at 9 p.m. in New York's Don Hills Concert Hall 511.

In related news, Roc-A-Fella's Free and Beanie Sigel recently hit the stage with Nike to provide fans a "Brotherly Love Concert" in Philadelphia last month.

Presented by Nike's All Conditions Gear (ACG), the show's aim was to promote unity amongst Philly rappers and also featured appearances by Jadakiss, E-Ness and more.

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