Essence saluted Solange Knowles and Lianne La Havas at its 4th Annual Essence Black Women In Music Event. The Lincoln sponsored invitation-only affair was hosted by Essence magazine editor-at-large Emil Wilbekin and last year’s honoree Kelly Rowland.
“Lianne and Solange are the perfect examples of what’s current in music and having Lincoln sponsor an event celebrating these two young progressive African-American women is an honor,” says Lincoln manager of Multicultural Marketing Shawn Thompson.
Mo’Nique, Alicia Keys, Naturi Naughton, Debbie Allen and Yo Gotti hit the dead end of their separate promo trails at 106 & Park yesterday to join Terrence J and Rocsi as they announced the nominees for the BET Hip Hop Awards 2009.
If you thought that EBT was finish handing out free packs of ramen and shiny statues think again. Hosted by Mike Epps, the show will air October 27 at 8 PM. Ice Cube will receive this year’s I Am Hip-Hop Award Icon Award along with a lifetime supply of Lawry’s seasoning salt and Ambi skin care products.