The TRUTH Awards ’08 Weekend will be another example of Giving Respect to the Chicago Connect as we celebrate the best and brightest in
The kick off celebration will start with a press conference in September at South Loop Hotel, followed by an award show performers’ meet and greet at the Hip Hop McDonald’s. The award show weekend activities will start on Thursday, Oct 9th, TRUTH 4 Literacy Fashion Gala will raise funds through a book purchase silent action as an effort to combat literacy. On Friday, Oct 10th the nominees, celebrity presenters, performers, and sponsors will suit up for The TRUTH Hip Hop HOOPS Challenge to raise awareness against HIV/AIDS. The TRUTH Awards ‘o8 will promote getting out the hip hop vote in conjunction with the November presidential election with an after party to follow. These events are supported by American Family Insurance, Walk Wireless/U.S. Cellular & Chicago Department of Public Health. For sponsorship call the number listed below.
Confirmed artist on the biggest night of the year at the red carpet presentation are R&B songbird Syleena Johnson, Shining Prince of R&B Ben One, L.E.P. Bogus Boys, Westside Legends, Speed Knot Mobstaz, new teen sensation BREA, Vi, Hot 2 Def and J. Hollis. Others will join the hot line up as we near the 8th annual hip hop/R&B awards to shine a light on the emerging