Press Play: The Future Of Music and Politics/Activism


Oct. 7 2020, Published 8:00 p.m. ET

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As culture changes and November approaches, communication about social issues is front and center. Music, particularly hip hop has always played a pivotal role but now more than ever. But what's next? Where are the challenges? How can the public sector and entertainment worlds work more efficiently together? Where are the barriers? What part do fans/citizens play? Find out this and more as various experts come together in an unprecedented conversation!

Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) (and in whose district "Power" is filmed) will provide opening remarks which then lead to a full panel discussion including the following notables:

M. Darren Traub Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Binta Niambi-Brown

Alex Conant - is a founding partner at Firehouse Strategies, a DC-based public affairs firm whose clients include Fortune 100 companies, trade associations, and nonprofits.

Christian Tom, Director of Creative Partnerships, Senator Joe Biden Presidential Campaign 2020

Sierra Lever, Marketing Executive, Columbia Records/Sony Music

Rob Principe, Founder & CEO, Scratch Music Group, Inc. is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Scratch Music Group, a venture-backed music company that is the cultural access point connecting consumers and brands to the DJ platform through events, bookings, and training.

Kash Jones is the Chief Editor at Hip Hop Weekly; an American Hip-Hop and Entertainment magazine covering news, music, film, fashion, sports and notable figures within popular culture.

Moderated by: Lauren deLisa Coleman
A digi-cultural trend analyst, author, speaker, and consultant; Lauren deLisa Coleman is an expert at deciphering and forecasting power trends, innovation and public sentiment within the intersection of popular culture & emerging tech


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