Fresh on the heels of XXL's first industry night at the 40/40 Club in Manhattan last month, XXL will be kicking off VMA weekend with an industry event at Stage 48 on Manhattan's West Side on Thursday, August 22. With the first event hosting guests such as Migos and Troy Ave, the party will be a stylish affair celebrating some of the most important movers and shakers in hip-hop. Hosted by The Ambassador Tali Gore and presented by Smoke Liqueur, doors will open at 11 p.m., with comped admission before midnight. Come hang out with some of hip-hop's elite and celebrate the weekend with the XXL crew.