MemphisRap.com operates and acts as a social networking site bringing people together in a target market allowing them to build a profile and network with others while increasing fan-base, visibility, connections, media and public awareness and more. MemphisRap.com mission is to "bridge the gap between artists, industry people, fans, local businesses and organizations." In 2010, MemphisRap.com produced the first annual Memphis Hip Hop Weekend and Expo, an event consisting of an expo/trade show at the Memphis Cook Convention Center featuring vendors and exhibitors, live performances, an art exhibit, and fashion show with a weekend of other events including a business conference with guest speakers and seminars, celebrity basketball game with halftime starring the Memphis Grizzlies Dance Team, talent showcase and more. For more information on MemphisRap.com, log on to http://www.memphisrap.com. For more information on the Memphis Hip Hop Weekend and Expo 2012, log on to http://www.memphishiphopweekend.com.