b o x d e n hiphop sports wild'ish games movies news eyecandy tech gear rides
trending now hot topics today top last 48 hours all sections videos pics tracks headlines  

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


People Viewing This Topic:   (0 members and 1 guests)  
 
 

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

share this topic »   Share this on Twitter Share this on Facebook
 Roxanne Shante Opening 'Hip-Hop Ices' Ice Cream Parlor
topic by Bloodline213 - 05-01-2005, 08:03 AM


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."



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


 05-01-2005, 04:21 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.
 


 



Audio inside  Big Sean x Drake - Blessings
74 comments
Video inside  Biebervelli Is Dead. Justin "Young Dizney" Bieber Is B..
63 comments
NFL Stephen A Smith Goes Off on Marshawn Lynch :dead:
74 comments
 Video inside Gillie Da Kid Too Real Lol
New reply 39 seconds ago - 61 comments - by VA Prime
  Jan 28 - Mcdonald's Ceo Out As Burger Chain's Struggle...
New reply 21 minutes ago - 59 comments - by Lex Lossis
 BOX Major Rumor Going Around Is Floyd Mayweather Vs Manny ...
New reply 2 minutes ago - 187 comments - by Kyu
 NFL Nfl Likely To Fine Marshawn Lynch "significant Am...
New reply 21 minutes ago - 161 comments - by theFREAK
 Image(s) inside New Yorkers Get In Here: Best A$s In Nyc Contest!
New reply 2 minutes ago - 52 comments - by cominup7
 Article inside Lil Wayne To Birdman I'm Willing To Stay If The Price ...
New reply 21 minutes ago - 62 comments - by ice wolf
 Image(s) inside Iphone 6 And 6 Plus Brought More Android Switchers, Ne...
New reply 16 minutes ago - 51 comments - by juicey
 NBA Report: Tom Thibodeau’s Relationship With Bulls Manage...
New reply 22 minutes ago - 59 comments - by T.O.N.Y.
last 48 hours

like bx on facebook


follow bx on twitter
5,932 fans of BX | none new today 4,906 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.