( ENSPIRE Entertainment ) Annual Induction Ceremony Set To Take Place on October 26th
ENSPIRE Contributor: Daniel Garritson
On Tuesday, June 20th, the Black American Music Association (BAMAssoc) and the Georgia Entertainment Caucus (GEC), collaboratively announced the ceremony and plans for the Black Music Month Class of 2023 Induction. The Black Music Month Induction will recognize and honor trailblazing artists, iconic entertainers, and luminaries who have impacted both Black culture and the community at large. The Black Music and Entertainment Walk of Fame (BMEWOF) Crown Jewel of Excellence Black Music Month Class of 2023 Induction will be held on October 26th, 2023.
BMEWOF Founders Catherine Brewton (GEC), Demmette Guidry (BAMAssoc), Erica Thomas (GEC), and Michael T Mauldin (BAMAssoc) are proud to unveil the names and categories of this year’s Black Music Month Class of Inductees, which includes Mahalia Jackson, Queen Latifah, Lil Wayne, Magic Johnson, Marvin Sapp, Busta Rhymes, Jermaine Dupri, and Dallas Austin. The Crown Jewel of Excellence emblems for the inductees of the BMEWOF are permanently installed on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, in front of the Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
“This year’s inductees embody black excellence who individually have bodies of work that will remain impactful for generations to come,” shares BMEWOF co-founder, Catherine Brewton.”
With a national and international appeal, the BMEWOF will acknowledge, preserve, respect, and inspire the Black creative community for generations to come. Atlanta has long been the mecca of Black music and entertainment and the BMEWOF has already become a key addition, showcasing the industry’s greatest contributors. For information and updates on the Black Music and Entertainment Walk of Fame head to: http://www.theblackwalkoffame.com/.
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The Black Music and Entertainment Walk of Fame is a joint initiative by the Black American Music Association and Georgia Entertainment Caucus (GEC). With both a national and international appeal, the BMEWOF will honor iconic individuals and organizations that have impacted Black culture and community alongside those who continue to lead us into the future. Founded in 2017, the Black American Music Association (BAMAssoc) is a professional membership trade organization for music industry professionals, creators, scholars, music industry stakeholders, and communities at large; interested in preserving, protecting, and promoting the legacy and the future of Authentic Black American Music as an indigenous art form.