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Chicago Hip Hop Connects is a company developed for the Hip Hop community of Chicago.

MISSION
Our mission is to be the #1 resource for connecting the Hip Hop community of Chicago by providing opportunities to get industry professionals connected.

VISION
Our vision is that by connecting the hip hop community, we will create more opportunities to work, which in return will bring exposure to Chicago so that it will become a destination for industry professionals to launch their career.

CONNECT THE DOTS


We developed a campaign called “CONNECT THE DOTS,” where we have identified the “dots” as a symbolic representation of “clicks” that stay within their circle, therefore creating segregation instead of unity.  Hate instead of love. When we talk about these “clicks” we are talking about the south sticking with the south, we are talking about the suburbs sticking with the suburbs, we are talking about dancers never given the opportunity to be in front of an artist, graphic designers never meeting a video director, and so on.

“I just used my connects.” ~Monster

By adding the word “CONNECT” we bring several elements to the table that we hope will help create unity, by bringing the city together. Not only will we provide online and off-line opportunities to connect, we will also provide the tools and education needed to make use of those connects.

Chicago has some of the greatest talent not only the midwest, but in the nation. When we talk about talent, we are talking about the talent within every aspect of the music industry as a whole.

CHICAGO HIP HOP CONNECTS: ARTIST SHOWCASE & TRACK-OFF
CHHC Artist Showcase gives Chicago artists a chance to open/perform for a bigger name artist. Before each showcase their will be a TRACK-OFF to where each artist can submit their EPK through Sonic Bids to be entered into the competition. CHHC will then choose the top 20 artists and will open it up to the public to vote. The artists with the most votes will win the opening spots. In dedication to the TRACK-OFF, CHHC will put out a mixtape of the top 20 artists and it will be distributed through all of our websites, affiliates, and at our networking conference.

CHICAGO HIP HOP CONNECTS: NETWORKING CONFERENCE

CHHC  Networking Conference, gives industry professionals a chance to network amongst each other and some of the top names within the industry. There will be guest interaction, tables set up for our sponsors, and giveaways that include studio time, photo shoots, clothing, etc. At each one of our networking conferences, we will provide education through guest speakers, panelists, competitions, takeaways, and much more to help answer some of the questions that you might have and to give guidance on how to make use of the connects you meet.

CHICAGO HIP HOP CONNECTS: INDUSTRY DIRECTORY

CHHC’s Industry Directory is not only the 1st Industry Directory online, we strive to be the #1 directory for all your needs. If you need a photographer, dancer, studio, venue, etc. you can utilize our directory buy searching for the professional you need and then you will be provided with a list of professionals within the area. Not only will you be provided with the list, you can also contact us to give you a review and we will provide you feedback. If you are a business or an industry professional and want to be listed in the directory, please GET LISTED.  Once you fill out our GET LISTED form, we will review your listing and publish! It’s as simple as that.

CHICAGO HIP HOP CONNECTS: BLOG

The Chicago Hip Hop Connects blog will give you updates about what we are doing as well as provide you with educational topics and tools to help get the exposure you need to shine! Some of our topics will include: marketing and branding yourself as a professional, how to make a successful press kit, selling your music online, utilizing twitter to build your name, and so on. If there is a topic or question that you would like us to answer, please contact us and let us know what it is you would like to hear!



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