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The international urban music industry will yet again be making major breakthroughs in 2011. New Skool Rules, the biggest international Hip Hop and R&B conference in the world will be back in April next year. The global scene will yet again be represented on April 1st through 3rd, and once more make way for music professionals seeking to “network and exchange” in an absolutely unique setting and format.

The first edition of the New Skool Rules conference in 2009 had proven to be the ultimate international breeding ground for music professionals around the globe, reaching over 900 delegates from over 20 countries. Major as well as underground and indie contributors to the “urban” scene were represented, with delegates from; Def Jam, Universal, BET, VIBE, MTV (USA), Konvikt, Interscope,, WEA, Sony ATV, EMI Publishing, Warner Music and Talpa Music Publishing present. The 2009 event had proven to be a networking haven for established and upcoming professionals in the music industry where new business relationships were founded, talents scouted, and knowledge exchanged.

Hit continue reading to find out more about this conference and watch some footage from last year’s conference.

The conference will provide a platform for industry professionals to get a taste of international talents, network and exchange knowledge with other giants in the industry as well as with upcoming and established artists. In 2009 for example, upcoming artists, producers, bookers and managers we’re able to network and collaborate live with international artists such as Bishop Lamont, Fredro Starr (Onyx), LMFAO, Rock City and Verse, among others.

Nothing less can be expected for the 2011 edition as the New Skool Rules 2011 experience will start to make its mark in 2010 already, with various international collaborations and competitions scheduled. In 2011 the programme will feature over 30 showcases, 12 master classes, 12 workshops, 12 panels, 3 after-parties, speed-date sessions and much more.

Tickets and registration:
Early bird tickets for 3 day admission to the conference are now available!
This special presale allows you to buy 3 day conference admission tickets with a special discount.

3 day conference admission:
Early bird € 80,- registration and payment before October 31st 2010
Medium € 100,- registration and payment before February 1st 2011
Late € 120,- registration and payment before March 31st 2011
Walk Up € 150,- registration and payment on April 1st 2011

Other tickets:
Day tickets, All Access After party tickets and Single After party tickets, and other participation tickets will be made available as of October 1st 2010.
For more information/ticket purchase, visit


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  2. Ron Henderson on March 07, 2011

    I am interested regarding my artist attending the conference but also interested in any showcases available, please advise .