Next Tastemakers DJ conference to be held in Houston

The next Tastemakers DJ and Music Conference & OZONE Awards will be held in Houston, Texas on August 8 – 11, 2008. Now in its third year, the conference is one of the hip hop music industry’s foremost annual events.

The OZONE Awards are OZONE Magazine’s annual star studded award ceremony honoring the biggest names in Southern Hip Hop. The event honors Southern artists in over 20 different categories. Past participants include Lil Wayne, Ludacris, Rick Ross, Trick Daddy, UGK, Pitbull, David Banner, Trina, DJ Khaled, and DJ Drama. For more information, please visit TJ’s DJ’s was established in 1994 as an opportunity for DJs in North Florida and Southern Georgia to receive the best music first while providing powerful feedback that fuels the crucial decisions made by labels. Over the years, TJ’s DJ’s has evolved into an organization that builds bridges with the quarterly Tastemakers Only/DJ Music Conferences including the annual partnership with OZONE Magazine’s OZONE Awards. For more information, please visit

By René Carson

René is a designer, journalist, coder, photographer and filmmaker based outside of New York.

He is the founder of Hit Pictures and Hit Handouts.