HHF Executive Board Members

 

 Who Are We?

A brother and sisterhood who supports the goals and aspirations of those we house under our umbrella. We promote Love, Peace, & Respect. We give industry professionals guidance to help them advance to the next level by means of Artist Development and other development mechanisms. We guide and mentor those who are determined and want to succeed in the music industry. Hip Hop Fraternity hosts and provide many events. and services including; The Hip Hop Fraternity Music Awards, Monday Night Networking Events thoughout our 36+ chapters, and continue to implement different programs within the community through the cultural incentive of Hip Hop.

 Mission Statement

Our mission is to allow industry professionals to thrive and succeed in the entertainment industry by means of effective development and guidance.

 Vision Statement

Our vision is to develop industry professionals by helping to reach their goals and aspirations by means of effective developmental goals and guidance.

 Core Values

Love, Peace, & Respect

 

**National Board for The Hiphop Fraternity : Kenneth Ivy/CEO, Vado/COO, James CB Gray/President and Ice-T/Advisor

 

**I. Executive Summary**

Hip Hop Fraternity is an innovative and dynamic organization that blends the vibrant world of hip-hop culture with opportunities for networking, publishing, and collaboration within the music industry. With a strong emphasis on intellectual property rights through affiliations with ASCAP and BMI, we aim to create a thriving ecosystem for artists, producers, and music enthusiasts.

 

**II. Introduction**

1. **Background**: Hip Hop Fraternity was founded on the belief that hip-hop is not just a genre of music but a powerful cultural movement. We seek to harness this power to benefit artists and creators while fostering a sense of community.

 

**III. Objectives**

Our primary objectives are:

1. **Cultural Promotion**: To celebrate and preserve the essence of hip-hop culture through events, workshops, showcases and educational initiatives.

2. **Networking**: To provide a platform for artists and industry professionals to connect, collaborate, and grow.

3. **Publishing**: To support emerging talents in getting their music out to the world and securing their intellectual property rights.

4. **ASCAP and BMI Affiliation**: To offer guidance and assistance in becoming members of ASCAP or BMI, ensuring artists receive the royalties they deserve.

 

**IV. Services**

1. **Hip-Hop Events**: Organizing hip-hop concerts, workshops, showcases and cultural events.

2. **Networking Hub**: Establishing a digital platform for artists, producers, and industry experts to connect on our social media platform thehiphopraternity.com

3. **Music Publishing**: Assisting artists in copyrighting and publishing their music.

4. **ASCAP and BMI Guidance**: Providing step-by-step guidance on joining these PROs and maximizing royalty earnings.

5. **Literary Agent**: HHF is direct partners with Simon & Schuster Publishing Company. We have faciliated deals for Lil Boosie, Ice T, and more.

 

**V. Target Audience**

- **Independent Artists**: Emerging hip-hop artists looking to grow their careers.
- **Producers**: Beatmakers and music producers.
- **Industry Professionals**: Managers, A&R reps, and music publishers.
- **Hip-Hop Enthusiasts**: Fans and supporters of the hip-hop culture.

 

**VI. Revenue Model**

1. **Membership Fees**: Offering tiered membership packages with access to various services.

2. **Event Ticket Sales**: Generating revenue from hip-hop events.

3. **Consultation Services**: Providing personalized consultation on ASCAP and BMI memberships.

4. **Publishing Fees**: Charging a nominal fee for assisting with music publishing.

 

**VII. Marketing Strategy**

- **Social Media**: Active presence on platforms like Instagram, Twitter, and TikTok.
- **Content Creation**: Regularly publishing blog posts, podcasts, and videos about hip-hop culture.
- **Collaborations**: Partnering with influencers, artists, and industry figures for promotion.
- **Email Marketing**: Building a mailing list for targeted promotions.

 

**VIII. Financial Projections**
Hiphop fraternity plans to be a multimillion dollar player by 2024 financing the careers of emerging talent.

 

**IX. Conclusion**

Hip Hop Fraternity is poised to become a beacon in the world of hip-hop, offering not only a vibrant cultural experience but also the tools and connections needed for artists and creators to thrive. By joining us, you become part of a movement that celebrates hip-hop's past, present, and future while ensuring that artists receive their due recognition and compensation.

NATIONAL LEADERS

Board Members

KEN IVY C.E.O FOUNDER; 404-790-9627

ICE-T HHF ADVISOR

 

NATIONAL CFO HHF: LISA IVY

FREEWAY RICK ROSS: HHF DIRECTOR OF BOOKS

YOKMOUTH HHF BEY AREA AMBASSADOR

 

YUNGBILL RAPSUMO - Director of Music

 

 

HHF NATIONAL DIRECTOR OF ENTERTAIMENT: SYMONE"

HHF NATIONAL AMBASSADOR - KENDRIA NORMAN

STEVE LOVE HHF MUSIC DIRECTOR

 

 

CTO - CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER: ZY DA SHADOW

LEGAL COUNCIL TO HHF

 

Board Members

VENUS "VADO" TEGUIA C.O.O

 

HHF NATIONAL PRESIDENT: JAMES "GB" GRAY

 

TIFFANY SIMMONS ESQ HHF LEGAL COUNSEL

 

HHF CMO & BRAND DIRECTOR: DR. PHILL

@Deadwyler - DIRECTOR OF MUSIC MANAGEMENT

DR. KRIDLK-EL HHF DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION

 

DJ DAGWOOD HHF NATIONAL DJ

 

KELLZ HHF DIRECTOR OF PROMOTION

 

DIAMOND MAKENA HHF MOVIE TALENT AGENT