Park Tavern in Piedmont Park was the site for ATL Live on the Park’s 4th annual Hip Hop Pro Awards hosted by Shanti Das and Marlon Nichols. Awards were presented to five individuals who have made a lifetime commitment in keeping Atlanta’s Hip Hop culture in the forefront of the entertainment industry.
The 2016 recipients included: Ludacris, Hip Hop Pro Icon Award recipient; Josh ‘Jay 1’ Raiford, Hip Hop Pro Trailblazer recipient; Phillana Williams, Hip Hop Pro Visionary recipient; Cannon Kent, Hip Hop Pro Legend recipient; and Jay Carter, Hip Hop Pro Trendsetter recipient.
Notable guests in attendance included: Silkk the Shocker of No Limit Records, Chubb Rock (legendary hip-hop artist), Euxodie Bridges (Wife of Ludacris), Tameka Foster (Atlanta Exes), Eva Pigford (actress, TV host and fashion model), Toya Wright (Reality Star and Author), Torion Sellers (Actor: Barbershop 3), Monyetta Shaw (Atlanta Exes, Author), Chaka Zulu (Manager of Ludacris), Hurricane Dave (Operations Manager of Radio One), Gregg Smith (Associate Director, Writer/Publisher Relations for SESAC), Keinon Johnson (Interscope Executive, founder of Never Sold Dope), Tim Davies (VP/GM of Radio One) and more.
Details + photos from ATL Live on The Park’s 4th annual Hip-Hop Pro Awards below…
Ludacris & his wife (Eudoxie) pose with his award.
Cannon Kent (Hip Hop Pro Legend recipient) and Shanti Das strike a pose.
Guests also enjoyed performances by Pepsi’s Artist of the Month, Silkk the Shocker of No Limit Records, legendary hip hop artist and radio personality Chubb Rock, new artists Solo and Lyric. 102.9’s Ed Lover was the evening’s host and kept the crowd going alongside DJ EClazz and house-band, Quinn and Jukebox.
Marlon Nichols, Silkk the Shocker, Shanti Das & Ed Lover
Michelle ‘ATLien’ Brown & SilkkTheShocker
Hurricane Dave (Radio One) & Josh ‘Jay 1’ Raiford
Hip Hop Pro Visionary recipient Phillana Williams
The September edition of ATL Live on the Park was sponsored by Gentleman Jack, Pepsi, ChooseATL, Majic 107.5, 10 Squared and Boom 102.9.
Toya Wright & Monyetta Shaw
Jay Carter, Phillana Williams, Ludacris & Chaka Zulu
On instagram straight flexing… 🙂
Eva Marcille Pigford
Ed Lover & Chubb Rock
Tameka Raymond, Michelle Brown, Angela Watts (10Squared PR)
Congrats to all of the 2016 ‘Hip-Hop Pro’ award recipients!
ATL Live on the Park returns for the October edition on Tuesday, October 11, 2016. For more information about ATL Live on the Park, please visit: www.atlliveonthepark.com.
Photos: Prince Williams (ATLPics)