Coast 2 Coast Mixtapes Announce the Hip-Hop Festival Lineup for the 2013 Annual Convention

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The festival is a new addition to the high anticipated yearly event.

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Coast 2 Coast Mixtapes has announced the lineup for the 2013 Coast 2 Coast Convention’s Hip-Hop festival.

Special guest for the lineup include Cyhi The Prynce, Freeway, Crooked I, Gorilla Zoe, Skyzoo, Torae, Brisco, Billy Blue, Nino Bless, Ghost Wridah, and many more. The annual convention include brings music industry DJs, producers, bloggers, artists, and more together to discuss the changes in the music industry and its future. The 5th Annual Coast 2 Coast Convention on August 30th to September 2nd. The event will take place at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Miami and will bring hundreds together.

“The convention is a way for us to provide a platform for indie artists and music industry executives to meet face to face,” says Kyle “Lil Fats” Hiersche, CEO of Coast 2 Coast. “We are excited to be able to provide this experience.”

The convention events will be hosted by Lil Fats of Coast 2 Coast and will feature presentations on marketing, promotion, new media, industry etiquette, production tips, a model party, VIP yacht cruise, DJ battle, and more.

Panels will include representatives from urban websites, platinum producers, record labels, commercial radio, and artists. Last year’s panelists included Young Jack Thriller ( Comedian), Brandon Lamela (A&R from Aftermath Entertainment), Flossy (President of Hoo Bangin Records), Dre McKenzie (Head A&R, G-Unit Records), Akio (Founder of Shadyville DJs/DJ Whoo Kid Manager), Bigga Rankin (#1 DJ in the South/Founder of Cool Running DJs), DJ OG Ron C (Legendary mixtape DJ/Co-Founder of Swishahouse), The Renegades (producers for Lil Wayne, Rick Ross, Plies) and more. As in previous years, the event will be covered by dozens of urban media publications, blogs, and websites including,,,, MakinItMag,, Street News Network, All Out All Star DJs, iStandard, and more. Artists, music industry guests and regular attendees can register for the event by visiting the Coast 2 Coast Live website. All updates will be posted on the site as well.

About Coast 2 Coast Mixtapes
Coast 2 Coast Mixtapes are the most widely distributed mixtapes in the world, with over 100 million downloads/plays generated by over 200 volumes officially hosted by major artists. Coast 2 Coast has a solid reach in the new music industry with a digital magazine, DJ coalition, industry tips blog, yearly convention, and more. Coast 2 Coast Mixtapes represents a unique opportunity for artists of all urban genres, from major to indie. For more information, visit

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