Believe Digital presents Northern Power Summit

Black 365

February 20, 2021 
(All times GMT-5/North American Eastern Time Zone)


1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST 

The Hangout 

The virtual room will be accessible early in order for people to arrive on time, mingle with organizers and other attendees, and be ready for our prompt 2:00PM start. All attendees are encouraged to log in by 1:45 PM. 


2:00 PM - 2:30 PM EST 

Keynote : Henca Maduro 

You're a well-respected industry executive in the global music landscape. How does it feel to be the only one who looks like you in the room or as part of a conversation around a table at major international events? Henca Maduro, who founded one of the world's biggest and most-respected Urban Music conference-festivals, knows this situation only too well, and we look forward to hearing her experience.


2:35 PM - 3:15 PM EST 

U.N.I.T.Y. : DijahSB, Ndidi Cascade, moderated by Mindbender Supreme

Navigating the cishet male waters of HipHop.


3:15 PM- 3:25 PM EST 



3:25 PM - 4:05 PM EST 

Black 365 USA :  ethemadassassin, theTAYkeover, Michael "Wanz" Wansley, moderated by Chedo

Race relations in the US has been on the world's radar throughout the country's history. What's changed recently? What's next? What's the role of the independent Black-American artist through it all?


4:10 PM - 4:50 PM EST 

Black Canadian 365 : D.O. Gibson, Dru Grange, Jarrel The Young, Terell Safadi, moderated by Michael Williams 

Recent times have brought awareness to this country's own Black history. How are we different from our neighbours to the south? How are we the same? Where do these Black-Canadian artists see themselves in the fabric of the country? 


4:55 PM - 5:25 PM EST  

Interview : Shad

A chat with one of Canada's finest artists


5:30 PM - 6:00 PM EST 

Keynote : Maestro Fresh Wes

How does the Godfather of HipHop in Canada feel about being black in 2021?


6:00 PM - 7:00 PM EST 

The Afterparty

Stick around for some music and mingling with a special DJ set from 4Korners!