Ice-T To Speak At Conference

Rapper Ice-T and Spearhead frontman Michael

Franti will speak at this year's edition of the digital-music

conference Webnoize, scheduled for Nov. 15–17 in Los Angeles,

organizers announced Tuesday (Nov. 2). The conference will focus on

discussions among executives in the online music industry, with speakers

including record-industry veteran Al Teller, president of the online

label Atomic Pop. Microsoft vice president Jim Allchin, EMI vice

president Jay Samit, RealNetworks chief executive officer Rob Glaser and

MTV Interactive president/CEO Nicholas Butterworth will give keynote

addresses. (SonicNet is a division of MTV Interactive).