Star Studded Benefit Gala to Welcome “Big G” To the Wire for New Charity Foundation in Washington, DC

“The Wired Welcoming Gala for Big G” presented by GPrince Incorporated in association with Budweiser, Red Bull, We R One, Infinity Broadcasting’s WPGC 95.5 FM Washington DC and will be given in honor of a new character (Slim Charles)played by Anwan “Big G” Glover. October 17, 2004 8:00pm – 2:30am located at Zanzibar on the Waterfront 700 Water Street, SW Washington, DC 20024. This red carpet event will attract local celebrity favorites and national names alike. With the third season currently airing on Sunday evenings, current cast members, celebrities and attendees will mix, mingle and “get wired” with Big G as events for his 2005 Celebrity Charity Weekend are revealed.

This Benefit Gala will celebrate the addition of Big G to the cast of “The Wire” (as seen on HBO), as well as raise money to support the “Ghetto Prince Foundation for Underprivileged Youth,” a charity established by Anwan “Big G” Glover for the youth of the Washington, DC Metropolitan area. Proceeds will go towards a series of events which will lead up to an annual celebrity weekend to begin during the summer of 2005, where the target youth of Washington DC are given the opportunity to meet and learn from their favorite stars.

Performances by Jive Records Artist Raheem DeVaughn, Lysette Titi and Baltimore’s own Paula Campbell will light up the first floor stage, as guest enjoy the lavish menu of the Zanzibar on the Waterfront displayed on all three levels, including complimentary and drink specials, gift bags and other surprises for attendees. The Sky Club, located on the third floor of the Zanzibar will hold the one hundred plate VIP dinner and appreciation VIP gift bags for all VIP attendees.

About The Ghetto Prince Foundation For Underprivileged Youth
The Ghetto Prince Foundation for Underprivileged Youth was established by Mr. Anwan Glover to support and gear at risk youth towards more positive and productive life choices. Proceeds raised for the foundation are used towards activities and mentoring programs established to decrease the youth crime and death rate as well as increase literacy awareness and support for performing arts development for youth without resources to receive professional training. Anwan Glover understands the magnitude of his influence and encouragement in the Washington, DC community. Being the lead vocalist with DC’s awards winning Backyard Band has allowed Big G to establish a tremendous following and acquire accolades. It is a goal of The Ghetto Prince Foundation for Underprivileged Youth to direct this positive energy back into community, establish exciting activities and programs to develop more influential role models. The annual Big G Celebrity Weekend, will begin in 2005, allowing other influential celebrities to lend their presence to add to the weight of change for the Youth of the Washington, DC metropolitan area.

Confirmed guest to attend charity event include Loon, Slum Village, Mobb Deep, Fredro Starr, Mya Truth Hurts, Steve Francis, Lil Mo, Devin the Dude, Chuck Brown, Idris Elba (Stringer Bell), Wood Harris (Avon Barksdale), Hassan Johnson (Wee-Bey), Michael Williams (Omar), Chad Coleman (Cutty), Richard Burton (Shamrock), Jamie Hector (Mario), Mayo Best (Gerard), Brandon Tate (Sapper), Brandon Fobbs (Fruit), Lazee Lamont, Stimuli, Dre Knight & The Narcotics, TL Fitz, Queen Aisha, DJ Flex, Rain, EZ Street, Michel Wright, Ms Black Continental US, writers & staff of The Wire and MORE!

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