At the helm of this special event is West Coast hip-hop impresario, Alonzo Williams, known as the “Godfather of West Coast Hip-Hop” and founding member of the “World Class Wreckin’ Cru”. He will present this exclusive red carpet event in conjunction with his birthday celebration, inviting legendary recording artists from the 80’s and 90’s, along with industry executives and tastemakers to join him.
Festivities will take place at “The Loft” (formerly known as “The Eve After Dark” nightclub) located at 12823 Avalon Blvd (inside the Avalon & El Segundo Entertainment Complex).
Red carpet begins at 8:30 p.m. and select guests will be treated to a VIP cocktail mixer featuring drink specials and hosted buffet until 9:30 P.M. The awards ceremony will begin promptly at 10 P.M. as this year’s chosen honorees receive accolades for their contributions to hip-hop music. The list of honorees is as follows:
Groundbreaker Award | Yo-Yo: Rapper, Actress, Philanthropist, Teacher
Hip-Hop Navigator Award | Dannie “Fut” James: Founder, Impact Record Pool
Hip-Hop Visionary Award | Roger Clayton: Founder, Uncle Jamms Army
Lifetime Achievement Award | Jai Rich: “Grand Godfather of West Coast Hip-Hop”, Teacher (Retired) Los Angeles School of Broadcasting.
Moving Mogul Award | Edwin Vaultz: Entertainment Financier, The Music People
Hustler of the Year Award | DJ JiJi Sweet: #1 Female All-Star DJ
Throughout the evening guests can look forward to a variety of live entertainment, including performances from 2nd II None and Medusa who will both preview new music.
Tickets are now on sale for “UNSUNG HEROES OF THE WEST COAST: HIP-HOP AWARDS” at http://westcoasthiphopawards.eventbrite.com. Hip-Hop Hall of Fame will donate a portion of ticket proceeds to the Watts Community Health Center in support of the men’s health awareness program.
For sponsorship, press credentials or red carpet access, please email inquiries to Shameka@divinebrownmedia.com or call (818) 533-8463 for immediate assistance.
ABOUT UNSUNG HEROES OF THE WEST COAST: This special awards series was established to honor ordinary people doing extraordinary things in their respective industries. The goal of the awards ceremony is to bring to light the amazing contributions and notable accomplishments that our chosen honorees have made by using their talents, gifts and influence to make improvements in the communities where they live and work. Please contact Lonzo Williams at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more about how you can get involved and honor an “Unsung Hero” in your community.
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