The Hip-Hop Summit Action Network (HSAN) has announced that it will convene a Hip-Hop Summit on Financial Empowerment at the Atlanta University Center later this month.
Dubbed the "Get Your Money Right" national tour, the summit will feature leading Hip-Hop artists and music executives including Russell Simmons, Jermaine Dupri, Ludacris, Paul Wall, Young Jeezy, Bobby Valentino, Remy Ma, Chingo Bling, Chaka Zulu (Co-CEO OF DTP), Super Producer Bryan-Michael Cox, Def Jam head of A&R Shakir Stewart, Roberta Shields, Dr. Benjamin Chavis and DJ Drama.
The purpose of the Financial Empowerment Hip-Hop Summit is to bring celebrities and financial experts together to speak to students and community members about the importance of financial literacy.
Topics to be covered include the basics of banking, home ownership, repairing bad credit and understanding credit scores, entrepreneurship, vehicle financing and more.
Established in 2001 by Russell Simmons, HSAN is a non-profit coalition of artists, entertainment industry executives, and community leaders who advocate positive social change through hip-hop.
HSAN was founded with a mission of raising the level of public education and literacy, voter education, economic advancement and youth leadership development.
The Atlanta Hip-Hop Summit on Financial Empowerment will be held at the Atlanta University Center on the Campus of Morris Brown College on September 16, 2006 from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.