iHeartmedia (formerly Clear Channel) Media and Entertainment’s top-rated Philadelphia radio station 9 FM today announced that Peace on the Street Jam, a series of three events that provides communities with resources to prevent violence and increase peace, will hold its second event Thursday, July 26 from 6-8 p.m. The event will take place in “Pink Elephant Park” also known as Robert Johnson Park in Camden, New Jersey and will feature a performance by Grammy-nominated recording artist Bei Maejor with a special appearance by Lupe Fiasco. Also performing will be local Camden artists Young Poppa and Ju-Taun.
Philadelphia‘s 9 has teamed up with Camden City Board of Education, Camden’s School Based Youth Services Program, Camden City’s Office of the Mayor and Camden Community Outreach Specialist Stan White to promote peaceful interaction within local communities to help stop violence. 9 and Philadelphia Futures, an organization dedicated to providing life-changing programs and resources to Philadelphia‘s economically disadvantaged, college-bound students, will award their second $1,000 scholarship to a deserving, high-potential scholar.
“We’re proud to partner with amazing organizations and dedicated community activists for our Peace on the Street Jam and to help make our local neighborhoods safer,” said Loraine Ballard Morrill Director of News and Community Affairs, iHeartmedia (formerly Clear Channel) Media and Entertainment Philadelphia. “9 is dedicated to forging dynamic partnerships that create a positive impact on the communities it serves.”
Peace on the Street Jam will include a live performance by songwriter, producer and recording artist Bei Maejor who has been behind the successes of multiple chart-topping artists. He signed with Jive/RCA Records in 2010 and has worked with a range of acclaimed performers such as Ne-Yo, Drake, Justin Bieber and Tiesto. Grammy winner Lupe Fiasco will make a special appearance and take the stage to speak out against violence in local neighborhoods.
The festivities will kick off at 6 p.m., July 26, 2012 at Robert Johnson Park, located at 8th and Thurman St., Camden NJ 08104 (locally known as “Pink Elephant Park.”) Admission is Free. To learn more about 9 FM‘S Peace on the Street Jam, visit www.power99.com. For more information about Philadelphia Futures and their scholarship programs, visit www.philadelphiafutures.org.
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