The VIPP Report: Derek Anderson returns to his high school alma mater to host his annual camp


(Louisville KY) NBA & NCAA Basketball Champ and Louisville native Derek Anderson will host his Stamina Camp in the gym named in his honor. Anderson’s camp runs from June 21st to the 23rd at Doss High School, 7601 St. Andrews Church Road. It runs from 9 am- 4 pm each day for youth ages 7 to 17.     The three-day camp is $150 per child.

Each participant in the camp will receive, a free t-shirt, wristbands, towels, food and drinks.

Stamina Camp is more than learning the basics of basketball and running drills. Derek says “My camp is about learning life skills, common courtesy, and respect for oneself and for others, while becoming the best basketball player they can be. When youth leave the camp they will be better versed on the game both in basketball and in life”.

Anderson is a producer, screenwriter, philanthropist and entrepreneur that played for the University of Kentucky from 1995-1997 playing the guard and small forward positions.   In 1996, Anderson along with the other members of the “Untouchables” won the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship.   Derek was the 13th overall pick to the 1997 NBA Draft by the Cleveland Cavaliers. He played in the league for 11 years which included another championship.   In 2006, Derek won the NBA Championship with the Miami Heat.

Currently, Anderson speaks to audiences all over the world about his life both on and off the court which explains the title of his book, Stamina.

If you would like to have your child attend the Stamina Camp June 21st-23rd at Doss High School register at

If you would like to setup an interview and/or to schedule an appearance with Derek Anderson contact Sherlene Shanklin at







The VIPP Report: Prominent rap artist will perform in Louisville in support of the “Stop the Violence” message



Jeezy will perform in Louisville, KY at Cole’s Place in June

(Louisville KY) On Friday, June 10th at 11:30 pm, Grammy-nominated and Def Jam artist Jeezy will perform at Cole’s Place, 2928 W. Kentucky Street.  The multi-platinum performing artist released his latest album, Church in the Streets in November 2015.  Two of the songs off the cd “Gold Bottles” and “Sweet Life” featuring Janelle Monae is Jeezy’s latest hits.

Jeezy has also worked with Jay-Z, Kanye West, Future, Usher and Ludacris to name a few.

Jeezy also known as “The Snowman” for his smooth and “cold” rap lyrics is hoping to help put a freeze on the recent violence in communities across the country as well as Louisville.  Crime is up in the City of Louisville at least 40 percentage and the sad number continues to increase.

Anthony “AT” Easley, one of the organizers of the concert says “Violence has no age, race, sex or economic status every community is affected in some way.  Instead of trying to ignore it many want to be a part of the positive solution and not the problem.  We need to learn to work together and become good role models for our youth”.

The Jeezy concert was made possible due to the support of Easley,, Bryan G. Henry of BHen Entertainment, Cole’s Place, Mr. Cole and Lil Cole.

Tickets for the Friday, June 10th event is $40 for general admission and $60 for VIP.  You can purchase them on Eventbrite at or at Better Days West in Lyles Mall, 2600 W. Broadway. If you would like to be a sponsor contact Easley at 614-0429.

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