Miami, FL -- After seven weeks of business, Pre –IPO global fast food franchise Hip Hop Grub Spot™, Rick Ross Charities, Inc and San Francisco 49er Frank Gore will host its star-studded, red carpet, Grand Opening event Saturday January 26, 2008 from 1 to 10 p.m. at Hip Hop Grub Spot™ located at 20356 NW 2ND Avenue in Miami Gardens. Red Carpet arrivals will take place from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.
This Grand Opening is dedicated to the late Albert Moss "DJ Uncle Al", for his commitment to Miami Hip Hop as a tool to inspire the youth for positive social change.
Hip Hop Grub Spot™ celebrates youth entrepreneurship and global business leadership through initiatives executed by Rick Ross Charities, Inc, San Francisco 49er Frank Gore's Scholarship Foundation, Save the Arts Youth Foundation, and Portrait of Empowerment, Inc. The event will be hosted by teen Hip Hop sensation Lil Briana. Guests include: Platinum artist Rick Ross (Slip N'Slide/Def Jam); Platinum Producers, Cool N' Dre (Epidemic Records); Brisco (Poe Boy Music Group/Cash Money Records); Flo Rida (Poe Boy Music Group/Atlantic Records); Smitty (J. Records) Close Range; DJ EFX; Sony Epic R&B sensation, Casely, Hip Hop dancer and teen pop star Montana Tucker; Raekwon and members of the Wu-Tang Clan; Duo Live, Mr. Wise (I Love NY 2); WEDR 99 Jamz Radio personality K. Foxx; Supa Cindy; Donald Boroian (Chairman and Founder of Francorp- world's leader in franchising); NFL Super agent, Drew Rosenhaus; San Francisco 49er and Pro Bowl Running Back, Frank Gore and all of his NFL friends including, Chad Johnson (Cincinnati Bengals); Clinton Portis (Washington Redskins); Santanna Moss (Washington Redskins); Rosco Parrish (Buffalo Bills); Andre Johnson, (Houston Texans); Samari Rolle (Baltimore Ravens); Sinorice Moss (New York Giants); Antwan Barnes (Baltimore Ravens); Willis Mcgahee (Baltimore Ravens); Dwayne Bowe (Kansas City Chiefs) along with many other celebrities, entertainment industry professionals and professional athletes whom will be available for interviews and photo opportunities.
This is a first for Miami on many levels; Hip Hop Grub Spot™ in Miami Gardens is the first of numerous Hip Hop Grub Spot™ global fast food franchises to open throughout the world. Through partnerships with Florida A&M NAA Investment Committee, Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Johnson and Wales University, PepsiCo and Rainforest Films, Hip Hop Grub Spot's mission is to stop the violence in surrounding communities, educate and improve the quality of life of today's youth by: Providing a safe and entertaining environment with an emphasis on quality and service while educating students in the community about global business leadership, youth entrepreneurship, investment opportunities and venture philanthropy.
This event will also mark day one of production for the reality show: "America's Next Hip Hop Fashionista," created by Hip Hop Grub Spot™ and HCHA Couture, to be aired on cable television networks in the fall of 2008. Tiffany Coleman, celebrity stylist, fashion designer, and co-founder of HCHA Couture, has styled for BET, KING Magazine, Kanye West, Eva Pigford, Tyra Banks, Common, Mya, Elise Neal, Fabulous, Ashanti, Flo Rida and many other notable celebrities to date (www.hchacouture.com). Potential contestants for this reality show are asked to visit
, upload their video detailing why they should be "America's Next Hip Hop Fashionista," for consideration to participate in the reality series.
During the Grand Opening festivities, Hip Hop Grub Spot™ and HCHA Couture, will showcase apparel from Cool N' Dre's clothing line, "Dirty Royalty," "HCHA," "Scamadi," "Hip Hop Grub Spot™", "Sneaker Box", "Tavi Design," and "Chrys Couture" apparel. Prizes and giveaways will also be distributed in conjunction with, a live global broadcast with Freeport Bahamas Radio Station MIX 102 FM and South Florida's WEDR 99 Jamz.