Soul Rebel NYC, in conjunction with HipHopDX.com has announced today that on Wednesday, July 28, 2010 they will launch the first installment of ‘Generation Next,’ the premier music showcase for buzz worthy emerging artists from across the nation.
The first installment will occur at one of New York City’s newest venues, Littlefield (622 Degraw Street, Brooklyn, New York) with @InfNYC and Hot 97’s Peter Rosenberg hosting and featuring performances by DXnext alums TiRon, Skyzoo, Game Rebellion, The Illz, J. Ferb as well as The Kid Daytona, Ca$he and Sugar Junkie.
According to ‘Generation Next’ creator and Soul Rebel NYC founder Mic Sean, “The lineup reflects the diverse talent, perspective, confidence and growth embodied in the next generation of Hip-Hop artists. ‘Generation Next’ is the only platform of its kind for artists of this caliber and along with HipHopDX.com, we hope to continually identify the future of urban music and create unique opportunities that will further their progress.”
HipHopDX.com’s Editor-in-Chief, Jake Paine, added “We’re honored to partner with Soul Rebel NYC for this momentous event. Since it’s very beginning in 2007, DXnext has been about artists we believe in and our readers demand. Events like ‘Generation Next’ show just how bright the future for urban music really is.”
In support of ‘Generation Next’, HipHopDX.com and Soul Rebel NYC will release an Ep entitled We Got Next, Pt. 1 at the end of July mixed by DJ Quiz (Hot 97/ThatsEnuff.com) featuring new music from the featured performers. Additionally, Soul Rebel NYC has partnered with indie filmmaker Kristopher Rey-Talley to produce an eight-part webisode series based on ‘Generation Next’.