NEW YORK, June 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- A typical sit-down panel is too tame for Monster. The audio tech giant is bringing its national campaign Taking it to the Streets to CE Week, NYC's largest technology event. To kick-off the evening Monster will host The Evolution and Impact of the Boombox on Pop and Hip Hop Culture, a panel exploring the legacy of the Boombox and its artistic and technological progress.
As part of Monster's Taking it to the Streets campaign, a pop-up breakdance contest will follow the panel. Monster is starting a movement to inspire kids to stand up and get involved, keeping them busy, socializing, focused on music, dance, and outdoor activities. You won't want to miss this exciting event or the music industry veterans and emerging artists sharing their insights, and maybe some moves.
Panel Discussion – The Evolution and Impact of the Boombox on Pop and Hip Hop Culture
Who: Noel Lee, Chuck Dawson, Allhiphop.com, Ralph McDaniels, founder of Video Jukebox and New York Public Library Curator of Hip Hop culture and more.
Where: Metropolitan Pavilion Demo Stage, First Floor
When: Wed. 6/22 5:30 PM
Taking It to the Streets Breakdance Competition
Who: New York's hottest breakdance artists
Where: Back of Altman Building
When: Wed. 6/22 6:30 PM
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For the past 36 years, Monster® has been a catalyst for innovation and big ideas. Discovering that cables in hi-fi systems influenced the sound, Head Monster Noel Lee developed Monster Cable – an immediate hit. Monster® engineered the sound of Beats® headphones, and has since become the world's leading manufacturer of high-performance headphones, all featuring Pure Monster Sound™ technology. Today, the company offers advanced connectivity solutions for professional musicians, home entertainment, computing, mobile and gaming, as well as high performance AC Power and conditioning products. Monster® continues to lead in innovation with Monster having been granted over 500 Patents and 100 patents pending worldwide, offering more than 5,000 products in over 160 countries. Monster® also prides itself in helping those who are in less-than-fortunate circumstances through Monster Cares. Above all, Monster® does what it does Because the Music Matters.
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