Veteran Hip-Hop group 8Ball & MJG will celebrate 20 active years in the Hip-Hop game with a star-studded concert next month. Moetown Lee and Richard Dunn of The Muddy Water Group are producing the concert at Atlanta's Sound Stage in the CW Midtown Music Complex on October 29th. According to a press release, fans can expect appearances or performances by invited guests like Ludacris, Young Dro, Cee-Lo, Big Boi, Tela, Kandi Burress and others. The Memphis bred rappers formed in 1990 and released their debut album three-years later on the Suave House record label. Over the years, the group has recorded for a recording companies, including Sean "Diddy" Combs' Bad Boy imprint and most recently, T.I.'s label, Grand Hustle. The concert for 8Ball & MJG is slated to take place October 29th.
Nicki Minaj and Ciara have teamed with the Urban League of Hudson County, New Jersey to take part in the Urban Vibe 2010 Benefit concert.
The charity concert's goal is raise money and awareness for the New Jersey Urban League, which improves the quality of lives for residents in New Jersey's Urban community.
The event, which will take place at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, will be hosted by 106 & Parks' hosts Terrance J. and Rocsi, and New York radio personality Dahved Levy.
Artists like Machel Montano and Reggae artist Shaggy will also hit the stage.
"Our mission is to empower, promote self-sufficiency, and advance the cause of opportunity for our diverse constituency," Elnora Watson, President and CEO of ULOHC, told AllHipHop.com.
"Through collaboration, outreach, information and technology, the ULOHC has developed services that help level the economic playing field," Watson noted.
ULOHC was founded in 1971 under the mission of empowering residents and improving the quality of life in urban communities.
The Urban Vibe 2010 Benefit Concert will be held on Thursday, October 28th.