Atlanta will be hosting the first ever T.H.U.G. Awards tonight at the Rialto Center of the Arts. In case you were wondering T.H.U.G. stands for “Tru to His/Her Urban Genius”. The event, sponsored by The Source Magazine, will be hosted by Comedian Damon Williams and filming begans at 7:30.
Paying tribute to artists, record label executives and industry playmakers with a comedic celebrity roast, T.H.U.G Awards highlights the achievements of those who rose above their impoverished surroundings to impact the world of music and entertainment. Among honorees for the star-studded event are Grand Hustle co-CEO Jason Jeter, Hip-Hop fly jock Greg Street, Rap-A-Lot Records CEO James Prince, fashion entrepreneur Gino Green and Swishahouse Records CEO Michael “5000” Watts.
To find out more about tonight’s event check out their website at www.ThugAwards.com.