Diplo & Mark Cuban Bring Start-Ups Together With Dance Music For RECESS.

Diplo is world famous for combining¬†dirty dancing & beats, and has been doing so since Miley was still in elementary school. However, it seems he’s got his sights set on taking care of the kids he’s become a hero to, and not just the ones who send him snapchat #twerk pictures. Diplo is partnering with Mark Cuban to generate a new kind of RECESS.¬†From the RECESS Site:

RECESS IS A MUSIC + IDEAS FESTIVAL THAT BRINGS TOGETHER SUCCESSFUL ENTREPRENEURS, THE COOLEST NEW STARTUPS AND THE HOTTEST ACTS IN MUSIC TO INSPIRE THE NEXT GENERATION OF WORLD CHANGING ENTREPRENEURS.”

While I’m not sure I can support the idea that dance music, traditionally anti-corporate & anti-consumer, is now being paraded around during an¬†entrepreneurial/capitalist Jamboree, I’ve got no problem with college kids getting a little more employment-directed education, networking & insider access instead of just hanging around playing Madden on a Saturday while you wait for the DJs to show up for the party. Combining a pitch room, idea filtration down to a national competition and a phat party at the end of it is an idea I wish I thought of, and with sponsorship from companies like Indiegogo, This Song Is Sick & General Assembly, some good might come out of the CashMoneyInterns Tour yet. (No, that’s not the real tour name, but it so should be)

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