The Hype Magazine, announced their “Meet and Greet” series’ third quarter kickoff in Houston, Texas. The event is set to be held August 1, 2015 at the Blue Steel Lounge. 1st round of Confirmed attendees include: DJ Michael “5000” Watts, Houston music legend Z-Ro (Original member of DJ Screw’s “Screwed Up Click), Dallas’ own Mr Marc D (of the GS Boyz), Brandi Clinton (Daughter of George Clinton), Chloe Riley (Cast member of Oxygen Network’s ‘Sisterhood of Hip Hop, Slip N Slide Records Hip Hop artist), New Houston sound master Branzil, singer Just Brittany, New Atlanta R & B crooner Travis Daniel, The Hype Magazine’s CEO Jameelah Wilkerson, Fashion Editor Daja Marie and Editor N Chief Jerry Doby.
Key highlights from the night will include a “Who’s Who” tribute to the Houston entertainment industry, including a tribute to historical Houston music icons “Screwed Up Click.” The tribute recognizes the global impact it’s leader and innovator DJ Screw (RIP) created with this trendsetting sub-genre of Hip-Hop. Also being recognized will be Dj Michael Watts and OG Ron C who continue the legacy. Screwed Up Click artists scheduled to be in attendance at the event include Z-Ro, Lil Keke and Big Pokie.
The evening will also feature the unveiling of The Hype Magazine’s August 26th digital cover with Mr Marc D. The superstar is best known for the hit singles “Stanky Legg” and Booty Dew” as part of the gold selling group GS Boyz.
A part of The Hype Magazine’s national “Red Carpet Meet and Greet” Tour, this inaugural Houston celebration follows capacity events in Atlanta, Los Angeles, Detroit, Chicago, and Memphis. Co-mingling, exclusive performances, and red carpet appearances from the “Who’s Who” of each tour stop city, The Hype Magazine “Red Carpet” tour brings a unique opportunity to support the entertainment landscape nation wide.
This “Meet and Greet” will also present Yellow Diamond Entertainment and Have a Fit Boutique’s own, ”Clash on the Catwalk” fashion show style. (“Clash on the Catwalk” is typically a fashion competition featuring a slew of top designers.) This show will feature designers from Boujie Couture (Houston Boutique), LHP Revive, Stingray Custom Creations, A Lady’s Apparel, Marta Ruiz Collection, Distinguished & Sassy Fashion Boutique and Sheek by Bee.
The Hype Magazine’s Fashion Editor says, “We will also host a Hype Hottie/Hunk Competition. This will be an exciting crowd participation model “walk off.” The winner will become a finalist for The Hype Magazine’s quarterly newsstand issue’s Hype Hottie/Hunk article.”