Sean 'Diddy' Combs

 Sean 'Diddy' Combs speaks at the REVOLT TV First Annual Upfront presentation at Marquee on April 22, 2014 in New York City.

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Sean Combs' upcoming Revolt Music Conference just got some added star power. ‎CEO of All Def Digital and co-founder of Def Jam Russell Simmons will be making a a keynote speech, with appearances from many more of the industry's most notable names.

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Combs, who is Revolt's chairman, and his newly appointed deputy Andre Harrell made the announcement. The inaugural event, set for two and a half days in Miami this October, aims to "bring together power players to shape the industry into one that makes music a cultural bridge and plans for disruption," said Combs.

Panelists announced so far include Atlantic Records COO Julie Greenwald, The Fader co-founder Rob Stone, Guy Oseary, songwriter, producer, and musicians Rodney Jerkins and Dallas Austin, Jon Platt (president at Warner/Chappell Music), Jody Gerson (co-president at Sony/ATV Music Publishing). More speakers will be revealed later.

Around 500 industry executives and students are expected at the conference, which will also boast a remote audience through Revolt's new app for iOS. The dates and exact location in Miami for the conference have not been announced.

Combs' music-related TV network is available on Time Warner Cable, Comcast and Century Link in 40 of the top 50 U.S. markets.