@UHHFESTIVAL: UPDATE: DECEMBER 30, 2012
DJ Chuck T and The Authority DJs are proud to announce "The Ultimate Hip-Hop Experience" music festival and entertainment summit. This event is the first of its kind in the Carolina's and emcompasses all four elements of the Hip-Hop culture. The event will include a talent showcase, emcee battle, producer battle, videographer battle, break dance competetion, and entertainment industry education panels. This is an event that you do not want to miss. Stay tuned for more details.
@UHHFESTIVAL: UPDATE: DECEMBER 31, 2012
An official date and location for "The Ultimate Hip-Hop Experience" has finally been disclosed to the public. The event will take place Saturday, March 2, 2012 in Charlotte, NC at the Chop Shop located in Charlotte's historical arts district (NODA). The event will coincide with the CIAA basketball tournament, one of Charlotte's biggest events, and will take place from 2pm-9:30pm. Admission will be $20 for advance tickets and $25 the day of the show. Performance slots, vendor booth info, and sponsorship packages will be available soon. Keep visiting out site for more details.
THE CHOP SHOP
399 E. 35th St
Charlotte, NC 28205
Behind Cabo Fish Taco,
Accross the railroad tracks
@UHHFESTIVAL: UPDATE: JANUARY 2, 2013
"The Ultimate Hip-Hop Experience" executive board has finally decided on prices and fees for performances, vendor booths, and sponsorship packages. Please click on the navigation buttons located at the top of the page to find out more information. There will be a 25% discount to all persons or businesses who register before Jan. 25, 2013. Advanced tickets will go on sale Friday, Jan. 11, 2013. Please continute to check our site for more details.
UPDATES & IMPORTANT INFO:
@UHHFESTIVAL: UPDATE: JANUARY 5, 2013
"The Ultimate Hip-Hop Experience" executive board has released the names  of the first 2 featured panelists that have been locked in for the music festival and entertainment summit. Music industry executive Ron Stewart and critically acclaimed journalist Jayson Rodriguez will be at the festival on March 2nd sharing their extensive industry knowledge with the attendees. Jayson Rodriguez is the former editor of XXL Magazine and former Sr. Writer at MTV. He will be featured on a panel called "Meet The Press" which will focus on teaching artists correct and proper ways of gaining press for themselves and/or their projects, the importance of building a postive relationship with the press, and how to go about handling negative press. Ron Stewart is a music executive that has worked for Jive records, Interscope records and currently works for Warner Bros. records. He'll be featured on our "Behind The Music" panel which will focuses on teaching artists how to properly work their records to club, radio, and street DJs and market themselves to the public. These two panelists are packed with knowledge and ready to share it with all of our attendees.
RON STEWART
WARNER BROS. RECORDS
JAYSON RODRIGUEZ
FORMER SR. WRITER FOR MTV AND EDITOR FOR XXL
@UHHFESTIVAL: UPDATE: JANUARY 7, 2013
We've OFFICIALLY launched our Twitter page. Please follow "The Ultimate Hip-Hop Experience" Music Festival & Entertainment Summit on twitter to stay up to date with event details, performances, panelists, and other news.
@UHHFESTIVAL
@UHHFESTIVAL: UPDATE: JANUARY 7, 2013
The executive board has decided to start ticket sales to "The Ultimate Hip-Hop Experience" 2 days early! Ticktets are on sale now via Eventbrite. CLICK HERE and purchase your advance tickets now!

@UHHFESTIVAL: UPDATE: JANUARY 10, 2013
EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY!!!  All performance slots, vendor booths, and competition slots are 25% off until January 25, 2013! If you were trying to perform at "The Ultimate Hip-Hop Experience" on March 2nd but were strapped for cash NOW IS THE TIME TO ACT! Register now by CLICKING HERE!

@UHHFESTIVAL: UPDATE: FEBRUARY 16, 2013
REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED FOR THE MUSIC &  PERFORAMNCE SHOWCASE AND THE FREESTYLE BATTLE! We'd like to thank everyone who inquired and submitted music for our Music & Performance showcase and we applaud you for wanting to be a part of an event that will help you improve as an artist and music industry professional. If you weren't seleceted please dont be discouraged. Use this opportunity to work harder and sharpen your skills. This will not be the only Ultimate Hip-Hop Experience. You will have many other opportunities to make the cut. We'd also like to thank everyone who signed up for our Freestyle battle we look forward to seeing you March 2nd. Registation has been exteneded for the Beat Battle & Producer Showcase though. WE NEED HOT BEATMAKERS WHO AREN'T AFRAID TO SHOW THE WORLD WHY THEY'RE THE BEST! CLICK HERE to register!
@UHHFESTIVAL: UPDATE: FEBRUARY 18, 2013
JOHN "J-DOGG" SHAW
SELECT-O-HITS MUSIC DISTRIBUTION
RAFAEL "JUNE" CORDONA
SONY/EPIC RECORDS
"The Ultimate Hip-Hop Experience" executive board has added 2 more panelists to an already amazing list of guests that will be sitting on panels at the music festival March 2nd. Rafael "June" Cordona of Sony/Epic Records and John "J-Dogg" Shaw of Select-O-Hits Music Distribution will be in attendance at "The Ultimate Hip-Hop Experience" and are ready to share their extensive music industry knowledge with the attendees. Rafael Cordona has been in the music business for over 12 years and worked for Interscope Records before leaving to go work at Sony/Epic. Rafael's knowledge in the music business is unmateched and attendees will gain key industry knowledge from him. John Shaw aka J-Dogg  is known in the music industry for helping many local artists make major money by staying independent and distributing their music worldwide.  With the enormous amount of indie artist that will be in attendance at the music festival it was a must that got J-Dogg on a panel to help guide them down the right path.