BLACKout 2009!

It’s time to roll out the Red Carpet in New Orleans….why? No, it’s not the vma’s or the hip-hop awards, but something more important to your peers and lives of African Americans…. Sickle Cell Disease


IdleMindz Media & Entertainment Group presents BLACKout! 2009, the 2nd annual Red Carpet Benefit concert for Sickle Cell Disease. This event will take place November 15, 2009 at the famed Howlin’ Wolf in New Orleans, LA and the proceeds to the even will go to the Sickle Cell fund.

BLACKout! 2009 will showcase performances by talented singers and poets. Some of these performers include New Orleans artists Kourtney Heart, Greg Banks, T.Church God’s Poet, Taiwan G, Tarriona “Tank” Ball, TheSeKondElement ( my homie Kam!) , and more. The evening will also feature a performance by HBO’s Def Jam Poet Abyss from Atlanta, GA. Ticket prices for this event start at $10 and can be purchased by visiting

I realize New Orleans is a stretch for some of you readers but there are ways that you can help with this cause. Just by a click you can help this group with their goal  to raising $1,000.

Black People! Be Aware and Support!

(sources taken from press release)