ATLANTA, Ga. – May 30, 2011 – Troy Edwards, CEO and Founder of 3HP, The New Empire in Christian Music, http://www.3hprecords.ning.com unveils The First Annual 2012 3HP DJ & MIXTAPE AWARDS. The mission of 3HP is to compliment the development of an elite platform for Independent Christian & Gospel Artist. The DJ & MIXTAPE MUSIC AWARDS was founded to form a respected display of Hollywood notoriety for the unrecognized MIXTAPE Producers, DJs and Radio Personalities who, in excellence, power the creativity behind successful Independent Christian and Gospel Artist Music and MIXTAPES. It will open its first submission period by accepting material from 2008 – June, 2011, to create a crate of great material that may have been overlooked. Moving forward, the submission period, annual; where The DJ & MIXTAPE AWARDS will encourage higher standards for MIXTAPES and DJ performances.
“Propelled by a God-given vision to expand the Independent Christian and Gospel Music Community to another dimension, I seek to provide a platform of recognition of the true resource that drives the promotion of good quality Christian and Gospel Music, here and abroad, as never been done before!” – Troy Edwards, CEO and Founder, 3HP.
In 2006, 3HP’s outreach ministry began with the production of its “Reverse the Curse” Radio Show which currently airs on 13 stations. 3HP has been sought after to promote and manage the music ministries of over 60 local and national artists; in addition, production, mixing, mastering; and CD covers. 3HP engages in the production of concerts, television programming, movies, soundtracks, radio shows and e-blast services as well. In the presence of the Indie Christian Music Community, this latest expansion by Troy Edwards, The Entrepreneur, Industry Pace Setter, and Community Partner, stems from a mission to build a Christian empire in Music and Entertainment beyond the music; but through the development of relationships, similar in integrity and goals. Here, the ministry of music unfolds on new platforms to challenge him beyond any initial aim. Mr. Edwards serves beyond CEO of 3HP Records/Marketing/Promotions and IndiMogul (IMG). He graciously serves as member of the NAACP; as Head A&R of Transform Music Group and Takeback Records; Coach of The 2011 Excellence In Christian Music Awards; VP, En Sound Music Awards; and embraces affiliations with DefJam/Slip-N-Slide.
3HP is credited with the success of the 2011 GX-ATL (formerly Gospel Explosion-ATLANTA), to introduce a market, untapped, where “Major Secular Gone Gospel” converged on the same platform with Indie Gospel to introduce souls to Christ by meeting them where they are. In addition, 3HP is recognized with numerous notable awards, to include the 2011 Inferno Awards “Best Gospel Label of the Year.” Upcoming, 3HP Artist will appear in major media outlets around the world in performances at the “First Annual Celebrating Our Troops”; a non-profit event, to raise funds and call attention to the unemployment of disabled veterans in Alabama.
For additional information on The DJ & MIXTAPE Awards, contact 3HP at (470) 201-5258; via e-mail at 3HPAWARDS@gmail.com or visit 3HP at http://www.3hprecords.ning.com .###