VIBE & The League of Young Voters present IGNITE 2010 & the League of Young Voters Education Fund present IGNITE 2010: From the Blogs to the Blocks. Taking place on October 1, 2010, IGNITE 2010 is a first of its kind gathering of the leading minds in entertainment, new media and social organizing that will spark new ideas and initiate action.

Industry professionals, media outlets and influencers have all been hand-selected and personally invited to attend and participate in the panel discussion and workshops. Invitees include recording artist and actor Ludacris; MTV News Correspondent; Amalia Deloney, Center For Media Justice; Erica Williams, American Progress; Jycorri Robinson, Digital Marketing for Def Jam Records; Tarik Ross, Head of Community Relations for Stampede Management; Shamako Noble, Hip-Hop Congress; Davey D, Hip-Hop and political journalist; Billy Johnson, Jr., Yahoo! Music; Earl Johnson, Urban Music Manager for Myspace Music; Janee Bolden, Senior Editor for; Chuck Creekmur, Owner and Founder of; and many more. In addition, IGNITE 2010 will feature musical performances by some of rap’s most notable artists.

Outline of IGNITE 2010:

3PM – 6PM: Invite Only Workshops
1) The Role of New Media in Contemporary Life
2) Violence, Sex and Gender in Music

6PM – 8PM: V.I.P. Panel & Performances – open to the public
1) Civic Responsibility as it relates to your Community

About jenesismagazine

JENESIS Magazine is a magazine founded on a dream. JENESIS Magazine meshes together our urban society with local and national updates on music, the latest in fashion, news, and also brings in influences of international happenings also. JENESIS is targeted towards 18-34 year old men and women. Our vision is for this publication to appeal to people of both sexes, from diverse backgrounds and a multitude of races. Everyone from Professionals, to hip-hoppers, to punk rockers and so on. JENESIS Magazine is a monthly online publication that is made available to readers for Free. In less than a 2 year span since starting from the hard work of 5 people, JENESIS has compiled readers from a low hundreds to over ten thousand readers a month. Our reading audience extends to over 5,700 cities in 150 countries with 78% in the Continental United States and 22.4% in other countries with the top 3 being Canada, United Kingdom, and Germany. We've also connected with such places as Australia, France, Spain, China, and Brazil just to name a few. JENESIS has featured people based locally, nationally, and internationally consisting with people such as: DJ's Mick Boogie, DJ Drama, DJ Smallz, DJ EV, DJ Hyphen, DJ Jayceeoh, Girl Talk, Recording Artist Joe Budden, Wiz Khalifa, Asher Roth, B.o.B, Skyzoo, U-N-I, Dom Kennedy, Tanya Morgan, SMKA, Raheem DeVaughn, Sirius Satellite/Lip Service Host Angela Yee, Comedian Kevin Hart, Actresses Sheryl Lee Ralph, Angell Conwell, Paige Hurd, Professional Athletes Allan Houston (NY Knicks), Kerry Rhodes (NY Jets), Darrelle Revis (NY Jets), Shaun Livingston (Memphis Grizzlies) Artist Shepard Fairey and Mike Orduna aka Fatoe, Clothing Brands GNO Brand, Elusion Clothing, Paperplates Clothing, N4E1 (Not For Everyone), Black Collection, GAS'D Apparel, and Denawti.
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