Thursday, February 16, 2012

LYRICAL ASSAULT: Urban Vibe Brands Hip Hop Culture Correspondent: MG Media

Richard Johnson

The Legends of Hip Hop Heavy D's tribute is being brought to the massive by Urban Vibe Entertainment, a full service promotional and marketing company specializing in concerts, comedy shows and stage plays. Urban Vibe is headquarters in Chicago and has been actively involved in putting on the hits for over five years.

The brains and strategic mastermind behind some of the Midwest’s most entertaining events is Richard Johnson, CEO of Urban Vibe. Rick, as he's called started producing concerts and events while in college at Prairie View A&M University. Urban Vibe has been an active concert promotions company since 2007 and his success with other events like his recent Comedy Explosion featuring comedians Earthquake, Adele Givens, Nephew Tommy, J. Anthony Brown in St. Louis in 2011, have garnered him enormous credibility.

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His latest venture is the tribute to Heavy D. This incredible concert will showcase Big Daddy Kane, MC Lyte, Whodini, DaBrat, EPMD, Slick Rick, Rakim with DJ Cut Creator spinning the beats.

Old school hip hop heads can purchase their tickets for the concert of the year at Arie Crown Theater, inside the McCormick Place, 2301 S. Lake Shore Drive, Saturday, February 18. For information, call 800.745.3000 or

The legends after party will take place at PARK 52 (Chicago) with special hosts MC Lyte, DaBrat and Rakim, so please call for reservation and admission: 773.241.5200 or

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