*Urban Network Digital, Music Industry Quarterly, and Lynn Allen Jeter & Associates present the 9th Annual Toast to Urban Music Executives on Wednesday, June 22nd.
Toast to Urban Music Executives
The 9th Annual Toast is a Pre-BET Awards and Black Music Month celebration that will be hosted by Jeannie Jones (Radio/TV Personality).
The Toast will take place from 7p.m. to 11p.m. at Tinhorn Flats located at 1724 N. Highand Ave, Hollywood, CA., 90028 with live performances by Joshua Ledet (American Idol/Soul Singer), Vincent Berry II (Co-Producer & Co-writer for Beyoncé’s “Sandcastles” on album “Lemonade;” three-time Grammy-nominated), Mindless Behavior (R&B, Epic Records Artist), Vonzell Solomon (R&B Artist), and more.
The presenters will be Mir Harris (Entertainment Executive, A&R); Pat Shields (Partner, Black Dot LCC.); and David Mitchell (Publisher, MIQ); and others.
This years honorees are Phylicia Fant- VP of Publicity and Lifestyle, Warner Bros Records; Brad Davidson- VP of Urban Promotions, RCA Records; Brian Samson- Blueprint Promotions/Management; Jerome Spence- Sr. Creative
Director of Film & TV, Peermusic; and Moya Nkruma- ASCAP Associate Director, Rhythm & Soul. The event is produced by Lynn Allen Jerter & Associates.
Invited celebrities and VIPs include Mona Scott-Young (LHH Producer), Goapele (Artist), Max Gousse (Record Entertainment Executive) James Leach (VP of Writer/Publisher Relations at SESAC), Jeanine McClean (MBK Entertainment), Herb Trawick (Executive Producer/Co- Host of Pensado’s Place), Eric Bellinger (Grammy Award winninger singer-songwriter); Tank (Grammy-winning singer-songwriter), and Howard Henley (TV Host, CW’s ‘Truth or Dare’).
The mission of the Toast to Urban Music Executives Awards event is to honor influential Urban Music and Entertainment Executives from the worlds of music, music and entertainment landscape multi-media, film and television for their outstanding commitment, contributions, and sacrifices made to preserve the heritage and value of the urban entertainment landscape, and to showcase new talent.
Along with honoring Urban Music Executives, the Toast provides a networking platform in the spirit of recognition, support, mentorship, and relationship building.
Past Toast honoree recipients include Eric Bellinger- Grammy-winning songwriter for Chris Brown and Usher; Warryn Campbell- Songwriter & producer; Cynthia Horner- Editor-In-Chief of Hip Hop Weekly; Virgil Roberts- Esq., Entertainment Lawyer;
Vincent Herbert- Manager of Lady Gaga; Tammi Mac, Radio Air Personality, KJLH Radio; and Mathew ‘Boi-1da’ Samuels- Grammy-winning producer for Drake and Kanye West; Mir Harris- Director of Rhythm & Soul; ASCAP; Taj Stansberry-director and photographer of some of the biggest names in the Urban industry, such as Rihanna, J-Lo and Ne-Yo;
Malik Yusef- 5 Time Grammy Award Winner and 6 Time ASCAP Winner; Eesean “E” Bolden- A&R Epic Records; Herb Trawick- Executive Producer/Co-host of Pensado’s Place, just to name a few.
Sponsors: Warner Bros Records, Moreno BLHV, Urban Network Digital, Music Industry Quarterly, ASCAP, Giddy Up Energy Products, Tinhorn Flats, & Lynn Allen Jeter & Associates.