Project Rebound's First Hip-Hop Summit or "Da Hip-Hop Conspiracy and Reality," begins at 8:30 a.m. July 28 at the Liberty Theatre, 813 Eighth Ave.
The summit includes three panel discussions, "Dress 4 Success = Money in the Bank" at 9:30 a.m., "Has Hip-Hop Lost its Soul" at noon and "Music Business: Fact vs. Fantasy" at 2:30 p.m.
Panelists will discuss issues including violence, suggestive lyrics, education, unemployment, economic development, drugs and lack of respect for elders.
The panel discussions are free.
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Besides the panels, there will be fun, food and games, a job fair and vendors.
At 5-8 p.m., there will be a block party outside the Liberty.
Then at 8 p.m., a Talent Showcase begins. This costs $10 a person.
Call Dr. J.A. Hud at 706-221-4830 or Cameo Conley at 706-718-7554.