SEAN “DIDDY” COMBS’ REVOLT MUSIC CONFERENCE RETURNS TO MIAMI
OCTOBER 12-15, 2017
QUEEN LATIFAH TO RECEIVE THE PRESTIGIOUS REVOLT ICON AWARD
MS. LAURYN HILL, 2 CHAINZ, FRENCH MONTANA, SZA, KING COMBS AND DANIEL CAESAR ANNOUNCED TO PERFORM DURING THE FOUR DAY ACTION-PACKED EXPERIENCE
New York, NY (August 16, 2017) – REVOLT, the #1 name in music, announced today that the fourth annual REVOLT Music Conference (RMC) on October 12-15, 2017 will honor legendary rapper, actor, singer, and producer Queen Latifah with the prestigious REVOLT Icon Award. RMC will also feature heavy-hitting performances by special guest Ms. Lauryn Hill, 2 Chainz, French Montana, Daniel Caesar, King Combs, and Top Dawg Entertainment recording artist SZA during the four-day action-packed experience at the Eden Roc Miami Beach Resort.
Queen Latifah will be presented with this year’s REVOLT Icon Award, which is presented to industry leaders who have had a lasting impact and unique influence on music, at the annual Gala Dinner. Previous award recipients include Nas, Antonio “L.A.” Reid and Jimmy Iovine.
“Queen Latifah is a rare talent and one of the most successful artists of all time, flourishing as a rap artist, movie star, talk show host and more,” said Andre Harrell, REVOLT Vice Chairman and Chair of the REVOLT Music Conference. “After watching her, for over two decades, transform into one of the biggest stars in Hollywood, we are proud to present Queen Latifah with the REVOLT Icon Award!”
“I am so honored to receive the REVOLT Icon Award,” Latifah said. “I am gearing up for a great time in Miami!”.
The Gala, on Saturday, October 14th, will feature a special performance by Ms. Lauryn Hill with additional performances by SZAand Daniel Caesar. On Friday, October 13th, 2 Chainz will headline the exclusive Yacht Party aboard the 220 ft. SeaFair Miami with special guests. French Montana and King Combs will officially kick off this year’s RMC in style on Thursday, October 12th. Additional performers will be announced in the coming weeks.
“RMC is known for uniting successful, innovative, and thought-provoking speakers and industry executives from across the music and entertainment industry – all in one place,” added Harrell. “We are taking it to the next level and our 4th year is going to be the biggest RMC yet.”
Established as the must-attend event of the year, RMC provides attendees with an innovative, industry-wide networking experiencefor all who thrive in the music and media content space. Influencers, music executives, songwriters, producers, bloggers and music artists will collide to create a collaborative space through interactive panels, performances, networking events, pitch sessions, poolside parties, music showcases, and more. Industry power players who will take the stage as speakers will be announced soon.
Registration packages for the 2017 REVOLT Music Conference are now on sale at REVOLTMusicConference.com. Join the #RMC2017 conversation on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter @REVOLTtv.
The media credential application for the 4th Annual REVOLT Music Conference is now available online. To request media credentials, please fully complete and submit the online application available HEREby September 13, 2017.
REVOLT is focused on expertly curating the best of the best in music and engaging youth in social conversation – on-air, on-line, on-demand. The multi-genre, multi-platform network offers breaking music news, videos, artist interviews, exclusive performances, and original programming. Attracting over 50 million young adults through television, digital properties, social and mobile, REVOLT is accessible 24/7 – anytime, anywhere, any screen. Launched in broadcast in October 2013, REVOLT is available on DIRECTV, AT&T U-verse TV, Charter Spectrum, Comcast Xfinity, Verizon FiOS, CenturyLink Prism TV, Suddenlink, Frontier Communications, Comporium and Cincinnati Bell, as well as OTT platforms DIRECTV Now, FuboTV and FilmOn. REVOLT is also available internationally in Africa on Kwese TV, in the Bahamas on Cable Bahamas, the Cayman Islands on Westel, in Jamaica, Barbados, Nevis, Anguilla and Trinidad on Digicel, and in Trinidad on Massy Communications. Check local listings at https://revolt.tv/listings.