Black Girls Rock! Honors Missy Elliott, Sylvia Rhone And Others
September 27, 2007 at 5:58 AM (PT)
A variety of female rappers will be on hand to celebrate the 2nd annual BLACK GIRLS ROCK! awards show, which celebrates black women, reports ALLHIPHOP.COM. BEVERLY BOND founded the event, which recognizes exceptional women who have made significant contributions to their local communities.
This year's co-hosts include REGINA KING and GABRIELLE UNION, while presenters include MC LYTE, ANDRE HARRELL, KRS-ONE, RIHANNA, MYA, ASHANTI, CASSIE and more.
MISSY ELLIOTT will be awarded the Creative Visionary Award, PHILLY's own DJ DIAMOND CUTS earned the DJ JAZZY JOYCE Award, record mogul SYLVIA RHONE will receive the corporate award and male rapper COMMON earned the Soul Brother # 1 Award.
The event takes place SATURDAY OCTOBER 6th at JAZZ AT THE LINCOLN CENTER in NEW YORK.