Posted: Wednesday – May 27, 2009 @ 4:59 PM

Rap-A-Lot Records, the Texas-based record label, will receive high honors at this year’s Texas Urban Music Summit (Texas U.M.S.).

The summit, which is set to take place at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel on June 5-7 in Dallas, is an expansion of the Core DJs Retreat.

The three day event will comprise of tons of activities including an exclusive publishing panel presented by ASCAP, a DJ and industry expert panels and label listening suites.

Other activities include a swim party sponsored by Ultra Publishing, an industry fashion show featuring Lavish and Core Models, a Dallas/Ft. Worth showcase presented by Definition & Core DJs, AllHipHop.com’s Breeding Ground showcase and more.

For nearly two decades the honoree, Rap-A-Lot Records, has been a major player in bringing out some of the souths most talented and well-respected artists including UGK, Geto Boys, Scarface, UTP, and Yukmouth, among others.

“You can’t think about the south, Texas and celebrating our sound without thinking about Rap-A-Lot Records” says Aleshia Steele, Founder & CEO of the Texas U.M.S. “This label has broken so many barriers, and paved the way for Southern artists and the southern music movement as a whole. It is only right that we honor them for the contributions they have made.”

For information on the 2009 Texas Urban Music Summit log on to: http://www.texasums.com.

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