This is BX @ Boxden.com


Roxanne Shante Opening 'Hip-Hop Ices' Ice Cream Parlor


 Roxanne Shante Opening 'Hip-Hop Ices' Ice Cream Parlor
topic by Bloodline213 - 05-01-2005, 07:03 AM - Boxden > The Hip-Hop Spot


Hip-Hop veteran Roxanne Shante is all about the ice, but not the diamonds that are draping a lot of emcees necks; she's all about the ice cream and has opened “Hip-Hop Ices,” a new ice cream parlor in Jamaica, Queens.

Hip Hop Ices located at 153-33 Hillside Avenue, will serve as the flagship location for the business, which will open shop in Atlanta as well as on the West coast.

"A lot of artists are talking about keeping it real and what they are going to do in the community, well I am doing it with Hip-Hop Ices," Shante told AllHipHop.com " I have made sure that Hip-Hop Ices not only serves as a place where kids come to relax, but also receive knowledge from various the workshops we hold."

Shante, who runs a psychology practice in New York, explained that she shows kids the value of hard work.

“I only employ high school students,” Shante said. “I want to make sure that this is not only a job, but that they learn how to enterprise. The students that work for me play a role in scheduling, budgeting and ordering."

Hip-Hop Ices is also lined up with support from corporate sponsors that help with giveaways and contests.

“We are located near the largest high schools in each city, so students who are in high school can receive Ice Cream sneakers, clothes and stuff through a raffle they get for getting good grades,” Shante revealed.

And because Hip-Hop is so popular, the parlors also hold workshops and seminars that help hopefuls avoid the pitfalls of the music industry.

Shante, who started in the music business at the age of 14 as a member of Marley Marl’s legendary Juice Crew, quit the music business due to industry politics.

“They learn about royalties and contracts; because who better to teach them about royalties and recouping than me.," Shante said. " I could have started a clothing line or a jewelry line, but I chose to do this because it's not about making money to me, it's about making a difference."


Latest Hip-Hop Hot Topics »   share this topic »   Share this on Twitter Share this on Facebook

1 comments for "Roxanne Shante Opening 'Hip-Hop Ices' Ice Cream Parlor"


 05-01-2005, 03:21 PMaway - #2
Aquariuzzz 

  d 
space
$203 | 269
Positive thing, ill note this and hopefully, next time im in new york, ill def. hit up queens and visit this joint.

I hope this shop last a long times, other rappers have done this before but some sh#t always happens.
 
 


Go Back   Boxden.Com - Stay First. Follow BX. > BX Table Of Contents > The Hip-Hop Spot
    
         

 



Latest hot topics on fire the past 48 hrs
Image inside  Ridley Scott's Exodus: Gods and Kings, Has the Most B..
112 comments
NBA Chicago Bulls making push for Kevin Love
64 comments
Image inside  *WARNING* People with OCD - Do Not Enter!
73 comments
  Great Games You Wouldn't Be Caught Dead Playing Today...
New reply 3 minutes ago - 59 comments - by Ctrllers
 NBA Kobe Bryant (jersey #8) Vs Lebron James (cavs)
New reply 10 minutes ago - 58 comments - by Hoop Dreams
 Video inside Schmurda Say Ny Started Bangin Cuz Of Chiraq
New reply 5 minutes ago - 118 comments - by NoLastName
 Image(s) inside Kim K's Brother Admits To Being Aroused By Her....kany...
New reply 20 minutes ago - 86 comments - by HipHopFactz
 NBA Jamal Crawford Smoking That Good Sh-t: Calls Kobe &quo...
New reply 5 minutes ago - 90 comments - by MikeJones212
 Article inside Jay Z & Beyoncé Reportedly Trying To Split Without...
New reply 34 minutes ago - 200 comments - by CrunchTime CDN
 NFL Robert Griffin Iii Gives Himself New Nickname
New reply 8 minutes ago - 76 comments - by italiansteve
 Image(s) inside Best "bounce Back" Album
New reply 38 minutes ago - 56 comments - by AC SLATER

Like BX on Facebook Follow BX on Twitter
5,756 fans of BX | none new today 4,746 following | none new today

hot topic blog   »    hip-hop   |   sports   |   movies   |   games   |   news   |   wild'ish   |   gear   |   rides   |   tech

contact us   |   mobile   |   privacy statement

© Boxden.com. 1998 - end of time.