Hip-hop icons Darryl 'd.M.C.' McDaniels and Doug E. Fresh have signed up to be motivational speakers at a youth conference in Atlanta, Georgia, later this month (Mar13).
The Run-D.M.C. star and the La Di Da Di hitmaker will appear at the Boys & Girls Clubs of America's 46th National Keystone Conference to promote and discuss teen leadership.
Singer/actress Jordin Sparks, rapper B.o.B and pop group OMG Girlz will perform for more than 1,800 American teens during the four-day conference, which will take place from 21-24 March (13).
Salt-n-Pepa star DJ Spinderella, professional skateboarder Preston Pollard and Wwe wrestler/actress Eve Torres are also due to hold motivational sessions at the event.
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