Revolt Day 2 the Atlanta Takeover

The REVOLT Summit X AT&T wrapped this past weekend with yet another star-studded event full of celebrity appearances and cultural viral moments. Babeeeeeeeeee! Hear me when I say, it was a TIME!

On Sunday, September 25th, the day kicked-off with an impactful panel exploring the future of the community hosting a keynote conversation with Social Justice Leader and Movement Strategist Tameka D. Mallory, discussing the future of our fight for freedom, justice, equity, and civil rights.

The day was full of can’t miss moments, including an insightful conversation with REVOLT, CEO Detavio Samuels and an exciting panel with The Crew League season 4 host Trinidad James.

Additional events throughout the day include REVOLT’s Signature event, BE HEARD, a music-focused talent competition aimed at giving everyone a shot at BEING HEARD, returned bigger than ever before. The crowd jumped out of their seats as the six young contestants stepped on stage and showcased their musical talents. Judges DJ Drama, Tek, Rapsody, and more, named upcoming singer and songwriter Bae Gii as the newly crowned winner who was awarded the grand prize of $10,000.

The day also included amazing live performances by Lakeyah, Baby Tate, and Nardo Wick.

Let’s talk about the highlights of my day,

THE FUTURE OF OUR BELIEF: Moderated by award-winning journalist Gia Peppers, this in-depth panel discussion explores the Black community’s evolving and complex relationship with spirituality.

DEAR AMERICA, RUN MY CHECK: With nearly 85% of Black Americans believing that there should be some form of compensation delivered to the descendants of the American enslavement, Tariq Nasheed, and REVOLT Black News Weekly hosts moderated a solution-oriented discussion about our reparations for building this country for free.

THE FUTURE OF CULTURE: A session that included an insightful keynote by Iddris Sandu, in addition to a panel conversation moderated by Bimma Williams, founder of Claima, who were joined by Ms. Basketball and more to explore the future of content, collaboration, creativity, and convergence 

RAP RADAR: Journalists turned cultural commentators, Elliott Wilson (Tidaland Brian “B.Dot” Miller (Complex, Spotify) are hip-hop’s foremost audio aficionados with their straight-from-the-headlines pod. If it happened in hip-hop, they’re talking about it on The Rap Radar Podcast.

THE FUTURE OF INDEPENDENCEModerated by Wall Street Rapper and Maconomics host, Ro$$ Mac, this panel will explore the future of independence, ownership, and the evolving relationship between hip-hop and finance. Who’s ready to cash out?

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