VIP Guests Include Hip-Hop Stars Fat Joe, Fabolous, DJ Khaled, and The Infamous Mad Linx and DJ Q45 from BET's Rap City
NEW YORK, MAY 19 // PRNewswire-FirstCall // -- H3 Enterprises, Inc. (OTC: HTRE), the world's first publicly traded hip-hop company, will launch the Miami HipHopSodaShop on Thursday May 22, 2008. The HipHopSodaShop franchise is the backbone of H3 related businesses and encapsulates not only the numerous revenue streams that the company has developed, but also embodies the "community conscious" approach that H3 applies to all of its endeavors. The launch of the Miami HipHopSodaShop marks the growth of H3 Enterprises over the last year and the expansion of the HipHopSodaShop brand.
Dr. Benjamin Chavis, CEO and President, stated today, "H3 Enterprises, Inc. is moving forward with our business plan to open HipHopSodaShops in major cities across America. Miami is a key world-class city with great economic development vitality. Miami is also an international hub of hip-hop culture with some of the world's greatest artistic talent."
Mike Fischer, General Manager of Microsoft's Xbox Marketing, stated today, "We at Microsoft are very excited to bring the Xbox experience to all of the customers who will frequent the HipHopSodaShops around the country. The Miami launch of the new HipHopSodaShop this week will afford us another opportunity to bring together the unique Xbox experience with some of the greatest hip-hop icons and celebrities in the field."
The Miami HipHopSodaShop is located at 2710 N.W. 167th Street, Miami Gardens, FL 33054. HipHopSodaShop is a full-service, conceptually-chic franchise restaurant with a healthy menu. It is equipped with a recording studio, multiple 4' x 5' video screens, the latest Xbox 360 live video game and entertainment systems and a DJ/MC booth with surround sound. HipHopSodaShop is a modern day cultural entertainment center where many forms of hip-hop can be expressed by patrons and embraced by the community. Targeted to a youthful demographic, aged 13-35, the restaurant will hold special events like "open mic" nights, live HD sportscasts, live outdoor concerts and cyber gaming competitions. The store will also carry branded merchandise, MP3 players and recorded music. The first HipHopSodaShop, located at 1241 East Fowler Avenue, Tampa, Fl, launched in December of 2007.
Festivities for the launch of the Miami HipHopSodaShop on Thursday are scheduled to begin at 6:00pm and will include a grand opening ceremony where hip-hop celebrities Fat Joe, Fabolous, DJ Khaled, and DJ Q45 and The Infamous Mad Linx from BET's Rap City will walk the red carpet. There will be an official ribbon-cutting ceremony, an Xbox 360 on-line video gaming tournament and WEDR-FM 99 JAMZ Radio will be broadcasting live. Grand opening events are free and open to the general public on a first-come, first-served basis. A VIP pre-opening party is scheduled for Wednesday night, and on each night of the week of the grand opening, there will be VIP receptions celebrating the evolution of Miami hip-hop. The Miami HipHopSodaShop launch is a celebration of the evolution, flava, and cultural genius of Miami hip-hop. The grand opening will pay tribute to the artistic talent of Miami hip-hop artists Rick Ross, Trina, Trick Daddy, Grind Mode, Flo-Rida, Luther Campbell, Ball Greasy, Gorilla Tech, Brisko, Bizzle, DJ Chipman, DJ Khaled, DJ Entyce, and DJ Ali. For more information on VIP events and to obtain VIP tickets, please call the Miami HipHopSodaShop at (305) 430-8436. For additional information on H3 Enterprises and the HipHopSodaShop, please visit http://www.H3inc.com or http://www.hiphopsodashop.com.
Please contact The T.A.S.C. Group (see below) regarding issuance of press passes and to schedule interviews with the leadership of the HipHopSodaShop and the participating hip-hop celebrities.
Media contact: Larry Kopp/ Seth Allen The T.A.S.C. Group, LLC Phone: 646-723-4344/ Cell: 917-282-2357 email@example.com About H3 Enterprises, Inc. and the HipHopSodaShop:
H3 Enterprises, Inc. is the parent company of the HipHopSodaShop, with its corporate headquarters located at 116, John Street, New York, NY 10036. As the first publicly traded Hip-Hop company, H3 Enterprises, Inc. is dedicated to the mission of empowering young people through investment, education and economic development. (http://www.h3inc.com)
The HipHopSodaShops are a franchise restaurant operation that brings hip-hop music, sports and community involvement to every city where they open. The HipHopSodaShop comes complete with a healthy quick-service menu, merchandising, a state of the art recording studio, 30 giant LCD screens, the latest Xbox 360 live video games, and a large area dedicated to competitive on-line video gaming. The HipHopSodaShop is a modern day cultural entertainment center where many forms of Hip-Hop can be expressed by patrons and embraced by the community. The HipHopSodaShops carry a message of giving back to the community in the forms of empowerment, investment, and employment. (http://www.hiphopsodashop.com)
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