To close out a long weekend of events in Atlanta, the music industry elite gathered at ATL Live on the Park for the Hip Hop Pro Awards presented by Shanti Das and Marlon Nichols, with host Taiye “Wild Afrikan” Samuel . A night filled with heartfelt appreciation, hip-hop acts, and plenty of Jack Daniels ended with an awesome DJ line-up including Kawan “KP” Prather, DJ Kemit, and DJ Nabs of Boom 102.9. The honorees for the evening included Malissa “Mali” Hunter, Jenny Drake and Aiyisha T. Obafemi who were awarded as Hip Hop Pro Legends, Hip Hop Pro Trailblazer, Hurricane Dave, Keinon Johnson the Hip Hop Pro Trendsetter, and Devyne Stephens the Hip Hop Pro Pioneer. as Audio Push, Organized Noize’s Earth Gang and Mykell Vaughn rocked the Park Tavern crowd.
Take a look at photos of the great time that was had courtesy of J. White.