WBLS/New York Hosts 'Christmas In The City' With Patti LaBelle, New Edition, Monica And Jaheim
December 22, 2015 at 3:37 AM (PT)
EMMIS COMMUNICATIONS Urban AC WBLS (107.5)/NEW YORK helped welcome "CHRISTMAS In The City," a musical event at PRUDENTIAL CENTER in NEWARK, NJ, featuring PATTI LaBELLE, NEW EDITION, TYRESE, MONICA and JAHEIM this past weekend.
MONICA kicked off the night with a powerful series of hits including "Don't Take It Personal," "So Gone" and "Before You Walk Out of My Life," before JAHEIM took to the stage to serenade the crowd with the ballad "Put That Woman First." TYRESE followed with a set that included "Sweet Lady" and "How You Gonna Act Like That" before going into his latest single "Shame," off of the "Black Rose" album. PATTI LaBELLE brought out JAMES WRIGHT CHANEL, from the famous "PATTI's Pies" video, for a rockin' rendition of "Lady Marmalade," while NEW EDITION closed out the show with the audience dancing to "Mr. Telephone Man."
Among the celebrities spotted in the crowd were BUSTA RHYMES, FULL FORCE, ERIC B and NEWARK Mayor RAS BARAKA.