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Teena Marie Tribute Planned For Grammy Week

LOS ANGELES - Rap mogul Master P. will host an event during Grammy week honoring late R&B singer Teena Marie, in hopes of raising awareness about health related issues, whether its diabetes, high blood pressure or obesity.

Master P. and his son Romeo are rallying celebrities to support Michelle Obama’s anti-obesity campaign via his Move With Music organization, which is dedicated to fighting child obesity.

According to reps for Master P., the mogul and his son will host an event on February 11th in Los Angeles, which is sponsored by ME Entertainment Network, RTC Media Group and Urban Born Foundation.

“We are taking the initiative to help fight child obesity by educating the next generation on how to eat right and exercise through music, dance and entertainment,” a rep for Master P. said in a statement. “We are connecting musicians and entertainers through concert events to bring awareness to this epidemic of childhood obesity and health issues.”


 

From Move With The Music website:

BLACK NEWS, AFRICAN AMERICAN NEWS, MINORITY NEWS, CIVIL RIGHTS NEWS, DISCRIMINATION, RACISM, RACIAL EQUALITY, BIAS, EQUALITY, AFRO AMERICAN NEWS, WOMEN NEWS, MINORITY NEWS, DISCRIMINATION, DIVERSITY, FEMALE, UNDERREPRESENTED, EQUALITY, GENDER BIAS, EQUALITY
BLACK NEWS, AFRICAN AMERICAN NEWS, MINORITY NEWS, CIVIL RIGHTS NEWS, DISCRIMINATION, RACISM, RACIAL EQUALITY, BIAS, EQUALITY, AFRO AMERICAN NEWS, WOMEN NEWS, MINORITY NEWS, DISCRIMINATION, DIVERSITY, FEMALE, UNDERREPRESENTED, EQUALITY, GENDER BIAS, EQUALITYThe music industry took a terrible lost of one of the most talented female recording artists in the world, Teena Mariepassed away due to an unknown health issue. In 2010 alone, we lost rapper Guru, singers Rich Cronin, Paul Gray andMarvin Isley, all due to health related issues whetherdiabeteshigh blood pressure or obesity. Master P and Romeo are asking the entire music and entertainment industry to join the movement… Move With Music to support Michelle Obama in the fight of childhood obesity by bringing top celebrity musicians and recording artists together for a fun live star studded concert to make a difference and bring awareness to these serious health issues and to honor the late great Teena Marie.
 
Event will be held during Grammy week in Los Angeles on February 11th of 2011. The event is sponsored by ME Entertainment Network, RTC Media Group and Urban Born Foundation. We encourage all of our viewers, live and online, to dance and move to the music. Join us as we make history by having the largest live and online audience participation in a dance and move concert.
 
Pop, Hip-Hop, R&B, Rock & Roll, together the industry team up to save lives. Move With Music are 100% supporters of  “The Health, Hunger-Free Kids Act”. We are taking the initiative to help fight child obesity by educating the next generation on how to eat right and exercise through music, dance and entertainment. We are connecting musicians and entertainers through concert events to bring awareness to this epidemic of childhood obesity and health issues.
 
According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 67% of adults are overweight or obese and the epidemic is being spread to the young generation. In 2001, The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry estimated that between 16 and 33 percent of children and adolescents were obese. With the number of people who are overweight or obese increasing in America, educating the youth and their families on the importance of maintaining healthy eating habits and a physically active lifestyle is crucial in reducing those numbers.


STORY TAGS: BLACK NEWS, AFRICAN AMERICAN NEWS, MINORITY NEWS, CIVIL RIGHTS NEWS, DISCRIMINATION, RACISM, RACIAL EQUALITY, BIAS, EQUALITY, AFRO AMERICAN NEWS, WOMEN NEWS, MINORITY NEWS, DISCRIMINATION, DIVERSITY, FEMALE, UNDERREPRESENTED, EQUALITY, GENDER BIAS, EQUALITY



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