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9/20/2005

 
D.C. Promotions Company Mad Power Unit Teams Up with Hip Hop artist David Banner and Congressman Kendrick B. Meek to Aid Hurricane Katrina Victims

D.C. Promotions Company Mad Power Unit Teams Up with Hip Hop artist David Banner and Congressman Kendrick B. Meek to Aid the Victims of Hurricane Katrina. Mad Power Unit has planned two charitable events to be held in Washington, D.C. The first event, a concert featuring David Banner, will take place at the 1223 Nightclub. The second event, an affair featuring Congressman Kendrick B. Meek, will be held at Avenue nightclub and lounge. All proceeds from these events will help Hurricane Katrina survivors.

(PRWEB) September 20, 2005 -- In the wake of the Hurricane Katrina tragedy, Washington, D.C. based promotions company Mad Power Unit, has joined forces with Hip Hop artist David Banner and Congressman Kendrick B. Meek to aid the Hurricane Katrina survivors.

Mad Power Unit wanted to be a part of making a difference during such a difficult time in this country. Mad Power Unit, who hosts nightly entertainment events in the Nation's Capital, quickly decided to be a catalyst for change by teaming up with reputable figures.

The first of two charitable events will feature a concert by David Banner, an influential Hip Hop artist, who is hailed as Mississippi's Hip Hop Ambassador. This event will take place in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, September 21, 2005 at the 1223 nightclub (1223 Connecticut Avenue, N.W. - Doors Open @ 6 pm).

Since the Hurricane Katrina tragedy, David Banner has taken his fundraising efforts to the streets, raising money for Katrina survivors in Mississippi. The artist has planned a series of concerts throughout the country. All Proceeds from Banner's performance in Washington, D.C. will go to his Heal the Hood Foundation, which will directly aid Katrina survivors in Mississippi.

Mad Power Unit will continue their charitable efforts on Friday, September 23, 2005 with Congressman Kendrick B. Meek (D-FL) at the Avenue in Washington, D.C. (649 New York Avenue, N.W. - Doors Open @ 9 pm). This event, originally scheduled as a gala for Congressman Kendrick B. Meek (D - FL), has evolved into a Hurricane Katrina fundraiser.

Friday's event with Congressman Kendrick B. Meek is taking place during the 35th Annual Legislative Conference of the Congressional Black Caucus. Most of the Congressional Black Caucus members cancelled their receptions and galas due to the country's critical period. However, Congressman Kendrick B. Meek, felt that this event would be an ideal vehicle of supporting the survivors of Hurricane Katrina, the conference's most pressing issue. All proceeds from Friday's affair will be used to aid Hurricane Katrina survivors.

Mad Power Unit has been a leader in event production and promotions since 1996. Their nightly events are a top entertainment choice of urban professionals in the metropolitan Washington, D.C. area. In addition to thriving events in the Nation's Capital, Mad Power Unit hosts a series of national events during NBA All Star Weekend each year.

David Banner burst onto the Hip Hop scene as a solo artist in 2000. However, it was Banner's pair of break through albums in 2003, "Mississippi: The Album" and "MTA2: Baptized in Dirty Water," which put Mississippi Hip Hop and him on the map. His highly anticipated follow-up effort "Certified" drops on Tuesday, September 21, 2005

Congressman Kendrick B. Meek, currently in his second term in the U.S. House of Representatives, is from the 17th Congressional District of Florida. He was first elected to public office at the age of 27. He currently serves on the House Armed Services Committee and the House Committee on Homeland Security.

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