Hush Weekend 2018 Interview
Hush Weekend returns for a 3rd Annual staging over the course of Memorial Day Weekend, May 24-27, 2018. Revelers from far and wide are set to descend upon the Nation’s Capital (and greater Metro area) for 5 fun events that span 4 days. Billed as a culturally-infused destination event, Hush Weekend showcases the vibes, energy and attractions of one of the hippest cities in the U.S., Washington, D.C., while entertaining the masses with incredible themed events. This year, Hush Weekend has proudly evolved into a “Party with a Purpose,” as they partner with Cupcake for a Cause, an effort spearheaded by Dr. Patrice Holden, to raise funds for Sickle Cell Disease and bring awareness to the painful illness, which primarily impacts people of African descent, including Dr. Holden.
Through her “This Chick’s Got Cake,” Dr. Holden will be on-site at select events over the Hush Weekend selling her signature, couture cupcakes for charity. Diagnosed with Sickle Cell Disease at just 6 months old, Dr. Holden’s health has been a lifelong battle. Bringing awareness to Sickle Disease is additionally very personal to her, as she lost her 16-year old sister, father and grandfather to it. Dr. Holden serves as an advocate for Sickle Cell Disease, using the creative and enjoyable medium of cupcakes. The Hush Weekend team is pleased to provide Dr. Holden with its platform to enlighten patrons. Moreover, Hush Weekend will donate a portion of the weekend’s proceeds to “This Chick’s Got Cake.”
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Jah Prince spins Caribbean, African and American music alongside DJ Rasta Root, as he welcomes you to the 10-year epic event called ‘Face Off Fridays’, held every second Friday at MJQ Concourse.
Jah Prince spins live on-air every 3rd Friday during the 2pm – 4pm slot of the Caribbean Runnings Show heard on 89.3fm. This programming is heard all over the streets of Atlanta via 100,000 watts of community funded power. WRFG (Radio Free Georgia) is your station for progressive information and the stream can be heard online at www.wrfg.org.
Listen on www.DaFlavaRadio.com for the ‘Sunsplash Mix’, Saturday Mornings from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm (Eastern). Selecta Princess and DJ Jah Prince span the globe weekly and deliver the best in Reggae, Dancehall, Soca, Calypso, Afrobeat and conduct interviews with a wide array of talented personalities.
Also listen for ‘Love Ultra Radio, the modern R&B, Soul, Urban and Pop-Fresh mix show heard Tuesday evenings from 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm (Eastern). Jah Prince and Iman Lexington dedicate the playlist to soul, urban and pop-fresh music, then add a comedy segment and motivational moments geared for a mature audience.
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