*Veteran rapper Play of Kid ‘n Play is set to host the 11th annual Holy Hip Hop Awards.

Play, whose real name is Christopher Martin will co-host with radio personality Minister eDDIe Velez aka Da Prechin Puerto Rican, with music provided by DJ Dex, DJ Radikal and Higher Ground Record Pool.

The Holy Hip Hop Awards happen on April 17 at the North Event Venue and Lounge in downtown Atlanta, Ga.

Martin also teaches a bi-weekly class called Hip-Hop Seminar at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) in Tallahassee, Fla. He has been serving as professional-in-residence with the school’s newly minted Institute for Hip Hop and Music Industry Studies since January.