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Rap Fest 2005

A Free, all day, outdoor, Christian rap event in the Bronx.

Bronx, NY(PRWEB) July 8, 2005 -- - On August 13, 2005, from 1:00 PM 9:00 PM, Salem Temple Assemblies of God Church, located at 1408 Bryant Avenue in the Bronx, hosts their eleventh annual Rap Fest.

This event features 26 Rap Ministries (groups) from various cities, states and countries. This years confirmed artists include - 3D Remedy (NY), Abdi' L (PR), Beyond Skillz (FL), Bobby Bishop (MA), Carriers of the Cross (FL/NJ), C. R. U.(FL), Eternal Praise (NC), Ethicz (NY), Frontlynaz (DE), J-Squad (PR), K-Drama (OH), King CYZ (DE), Messenger 777 (NJ),- M.O.C. aka Jersey Chica (NJ), Pablo Escobar (WNY,NJ), Quest the Wordsmith (NY), R-Swift (PA), Runaway (NJ), Shai Linne (PA), Solomon Starr (NY), Timothy Brindle (PA), Underground Gospel (VA), Zion (GA), and more.

There will be a host of DeeJays, such as DJ NuMan [Salem Coffee House], DJ Vaungh [DC], Half Man Half DJ [Vic from C.R.U. (FL)], DJ Lady Grace, Day Star Tribe Graffiti Artists and more. All participants will be displaying, not only their talents and passion for the hip hop origins, but their love for God and desire to worship Him with their talents and abilities.

Last year, approximately thousands of people, throughout the course of the day, visited Rap Fest 2004. Due to heavy promotion via the Internet, radio (via WFDU), television (past BET show)and great news spreading by word of mouth, we anticipate an equal attendance this year. This is a free outdoor event for everyone. Press passes are available on site for the media personnel attending.

For additional information or historical information regarding Rap Fest events, contact: Rap Fest 2004 c/o Bert Bocachica, 2555 Mickle Avenue, Bronx, NY 10459 Tel: (917)687-2580; Web Site: http://www.rapfest2000.com.

Rap Fest 2005 features 30,000 Watts of sound, 26 Rap Ministries, 8 Hours of music, all for 1 God, Jesus Christ. Rap Fests goal is to evangelize the community through hip hop music and offer them an opportunity to trust in God as a solution to their everyday problems and help in their times of trouble.

Worldwide attention, by way of the Internet, has helped this event grow from 50 people (who attended the 1st one 10 years ago) to over 3,000-4,500 people in most recent events. We strive to make an impact in lives and pray that peoples lives will change for the best through our combined efforts.

Humberto Bocachica

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