The international urban music industry will yet again be making major breakthroughs in 2011. New Skool Rules, the biggest international Hip Hop and R&B conference in the world will be back in April  next year.  The global scene will yet again be represented on April 1st through 3rd, and once more make way for music professionals seeking to “network and exchange” in an absolutely unique setting and format.

The first edition of the New Skool Rules conference in 2009 had proven to be the ultimate international breeding ground for music professionals around the globe, reaching over 900 delegates from over 20 countries. Major as well as underground and indie contributors to the “urban” scene were represented, with delegates from; Def Jam, Universal, BET, VIBE, MTV (USA), Konvikt, Interscope,, WEA, Sony ATV, EMI Publishing, Warner Music and Talpa Music Publishing present. The 2009 event had proven to be a networking haven for established and upcoming professionals in the music industry where new business relationships were founded, talents scouted, and knowledge exchanged.


“The New Skool Rules Conference was an eye-opening experience to say the least. It was a true revelation to witness so many different cultures congregate under the Hip-Hop banner, all sharing experience and information.” Chuck Creekmur (USA) –

The conference will provide a platform for industry professionals to get a taste of international talents, network and exchange knowledge with other giants in the industry as well as with upcoming and established artists. In 2009 for example, upcoming artists, producers, bookers and managers we’re able to network and collaborate live with international artists such as Bishop Lamont, Fredro Starr (Onyx), LMFAO, Rock City and Verse, among others. 

Nothing less can be expected for the 2011 edition as the New Skool Rules 2011 experience will start to make its mark in 2010 already, with various international collaborations and competitions scheduled. In 2011 the programme will feature over 30 showcases, 12 master classes, 12 workshops, 12 panels, 3 after-parties, speed-date sessions and much more.

“People should come to New School Rules to tap into a new market and for further exposure outside of the United States. This event is a great way to interact and network with overseas artists, writers, & producers and get intake on a different industry!”: Drummaboy


New Skool Rules is a unique opportunity for international music industry (semi)professionals and talents of all levels and specialism’s to come together to network, share and exchange.  New Skool Rules is for everyone who is driven and aims to succeed in this business on a local, regional, national and international level.

“New Skool Rules is the best music conference going with the potential still to be even greater. Fans, upstart execs, aspiring artists, and grizzled vets will equally be inspired. I had an amazing time participating and learned so much from all the speakers and events. Make no excuses, be there!” Jayson Rodriguez (USA) – MTV


Tickets and registration:

Early bird tickets for 3 day admission to the conference are now available!
This special presale allows you to buy 3 day conference admission tickets with a special discount.

3 day conference admission:

Early bird             € 80,-     registration and payment before October 31st 2010
Medium               € 100,-  registration and payment before February 1st  2011
Late                       € 120,-   registration and payment before March 31st  2011
Walk Up               € 150,-  registration and payment on April 1st 2011

Other tickets:
Day tickets, All Access After party tickets and Single After party tickets, and other participation tickets  will be made available as of October 1st 2010.

For more information/ticket purchase, visit

Note to editors – About New Skool Rules:
New Skool Rules is a three day international music conference to be held in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. It is an event, which offers a wide variety of entertainment, panels, workshops, masterclasses, showcases and network opportunities. New Skool Rules aims to fasten the development of New Skool Culture worldwide and will also provide visitors/ delegates with a complete overview and status of what New Skool Culture is. New Skool is a new term, which New Skool Rules Foundation introduced to refer to ‘Street culture’ or ‘Hip Hop culture’.

For more information about New Skool Rules visit

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