Dee-1 rapper from New Orleans will be one of the performers at the 2019 Black Music Honors ceremony. The ceremony takes place today at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta. Dee-1 who recently released an album ‘God and Girls’ will share the stage with with Mali Music 702, Le’Andria Johnson, Leon Timbo, Kelly Price, Tony Terry, Keke Wyatt, MAJOR, and more.
The 2019 edition which is the fourth is celebrating the works of Yolanda Adams, Arrested Development, Xscape, Tamia and Freddie Jackson. Past honorees include Slick Rick, Faith Evans, Bobby Brown, Whodini, Dallas Austin and The Jacksons.
Founder and executive producer Don Johnson said
“The vision behind the Black Music Honors is to recognize the trailblazers in African American music who have paved the way for the artists of today. Many of these artists have never received their much-deserved recognition.”