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In celebration of Grammy Week and the kickoff of Black Historical past Month, BMAC introduced a trio of occasions within the identify of service and enjoyable. Capping the group’s week of occasions in Los Angeles had been the BMAC x Billboard Motion Awards at the side of an Financial Justice Summit (Feb. 2) held at United Expertise Company (UTA) in Beverly Hills.

Consultant Cori Bush (D-Missouri) and Congressman Jamaal Bowman (D-New Yok) had been particular visitors. A panel dialogue moderated by BMAC CEO Willie “Prophet” Stiggers addressed methods to make use of the ability of music to create financial justice. The dialog featured  Michael Tubbs, the previous mayor of Stockton, Calif., Creatives Rebuild NY’s Maura Cuffie-Peterson, Rock & Roll Corridor of Fame’s John Sykes and Billboard editorial director Hannah Karp. An unique clip from the forthcoming documentary It’s Primary was additionally screened. The movie spotlights households who’ve been empowered  by assured  earnings packages. Tubbs, who established the primary assured earnings program throughout his tenure as Stockton’s mayor, is the manager producer of It’s Primary.

Earlier within the week, BMAC rolled out the primary of its three occasions with the unique Music Maker Dinner (Jan. 31) hosted in collaboration with Grammy-winning manufacturing/songwriting staff Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis. Stiggers doubled as emcee for the festivities, which included displays to the winners of the 2024 BMAC x ASCAP x Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis Music Maker Grant: Mikaili Ector and Zaire Porter. Present seven-time Grammy nominee Victoria Monét was available as effectively to announce the BMAC x Victoria Monét Music Maker Grant, which will award a Black rising artist $5,000. Among the many extra trade executives and artists gathered inside nightspot Delilah had been Jermaine Dupri (who DJ’d too), Babyface, Muni Lengthy, Taste Flav, Teedra Moses and BMAC board members.

Black-owned media and Black journalists had been saluted by BMAC and BOMESI (Black Owned Media Fairness & Sustainability Institute) throughout a media mixer (Feb. 1) at Stay Nation in Beverly Hills. The occasion’s centerpiece was a panel dialogue moderated by Stiggers that supplied insights from panelists Rhonesha Byng (CEO, Her Agenda; BOMESI co-founder), James DuBose (CEO, Within the Black Community), Tasha Hilton (BET senior director of selling) and Grouchy Greg Watkins (co-founder, AllHipHop).

See the entire behind-the-scenes photographs from BMAC x Billboard Motion Awards beneath.

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