Hip Hop International Partners with Paywall and iStreamPlanet to Bring the World Hip Hop Dance Championship to a Global Audience

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For the first time ever, you will be able to watch the World Hip Hop Dance Championship Finals live from start to finish streamed on your computer, smartphone or tablet.

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Hip Hop International, creator of the successful MTV series "America’s Best Dance Crew," has partnered with Las Vegas tech startup PayWall, Inc. and iStreamPlanet to offer a pay per view live stream of the 12th annual World Hip Hop Dance Championship on August 11, 2013 from the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas to all devices across all platforms.

The live stream of the World Hip Hop Dance Championship event, which has been called "the Olympics of Hip Hop Dance" for its flag waving pageantry and highly skilled competitors from more than 40 countries, will cover over 3 hours of action-packed competition and special stage performances from dance crews, MegaCrews, Bboys, Poppers, Lockers and All Stylers. Plus, exclusive interviews only available to the streaming audience. The live stream will be viewable on desktops, tablets, laptops and phones.

"Offering the World Hip Hop Dance Championship as a pay per view live stream is an unique opportunity for us to share the excitement and energy of the event with fans around the world," said Howard Schwartz, CEO of Hip Hop International. "We’re thrilled to be partnered with PayWall and iStreamPlanet, two exceptional companies that are taking social media and the ability to monetize live events to the next level."

PayWall, Inc., specializing in digital content monetization, is one of the largest new startups in Vegas’s booming tech community and will be the ticketing platform for the pay per view live stream of the World Hip Hop Dance Championship event. iStreamPlanet, a leading provider of live video streaming solutions, has been driving high-quality streaming video experiences to connected audiences around the world for over a decade.

"We’re excited to work with Hip Hop International and iStreamPlanet and are just thrilled to be playing a role in bringing the World Hip Hop Dance Championship to the masses," said Carter Matzinger, President of PayWall. "Through PayWall users will have the ability to witness the live event experience from the comfort of their home-from all over the world."

To purchase a digital ticket for the Live Stream of the World Hip Hop Dance Championship or for more information about this event, please visit http://www.hiphopinternational.com.

About Hip Hop International, Inc.

Hip Hop International founded in 2002 and based in Los Angeles is the producer of multiple live and televised street dance competitions. Among them are MTV’s Randy Jackson presents America’s Best Dance Crew, the USA Hip Hop Dance Championship, the World Hip Hop Dance Championship, the World Battles and Urban Moves Dance Workshops. Hip Hop International is recognized in more than 100 countries by its broadcasts on MTV and other international networks.

Hip Hop International is represented by official licensees throughout the world who respect the origins of hip hop and who conduct their events and competitions under the auspices of Hip Hop International and who qualify street dancers and dance crews to represent their country in Hip Hop International’s World Hip Hop Dance Championship and World Battles: Bboy, Popping, Locking and All Styles.

About PayWall, Inc.

PayWall, Inc., is an advanced content monetization application and content blocker headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada. Founded in 2011, PayWall creates a digital barrier for premium and protected content enabling users to pay for only the content they want. PayWall, Inc. is also the parent company of Blvd-Media Group and Ksix Network, two distinct affiliate marketing companies. To learn more about PayWall, Inc. please visit http://www.paywall.com.

About iStreamPlanet

iStreamPlanet is a premier, multiplatform video-workflow solutions provider committed to bringing high-quality streaming video experiences to connected audiences around the world. With more than a decade of live streaming video experience, iStreamPlanet has built a comprehensive offering of cloud-based video workflow products and services for live event and live linear streaming channels. iStreamPlanet’s innovative approach has been chosen by the world’s leading sports, entertainment, and technology brands including NBC, Turner Broadcasting, Notre Dame Athletics, AMC Networks, AT&T, and Microsoft. Founded in 2000, the privately held company is headquartered in Las Vegas with offices in Redmond, Wash., and London.

More information can be found at http://www.iStreamPlanet.com.

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