Our Honorees List For 2015 Rocks!


2015 year’s honorees include:

  • Allen Johnston (Historian and Music Consultant who has worked with labels including Ariola, Arista, Capital, EMI America, Fantasy, Island, K-Tel, Mercury, Sony, Stax and Warner Bros. Records.),
  • Alvin and Calvin Waters (Music Consultants, Founders of one of the world’s leading entertainment consulting companies The Machine Group.),
  • DJ Rodgers, Jr., (Singer-Songwriter who has penned songs for a number of artists including Faith Evans and Carl Thomas.),
  • Jackie Rhinehart (Public Relations and Music Executive who has worked for artists such as: Nelly, Erykah Badu, Boys II Men, Master P, Cash Money Records, and P. Diddy’s Bad Boy Entertainment and companies such as Seagram, Coca-Cola, Budweiser and BET.),
  • Karen Marie Mason (Music, Film, Television, Radio and Publishing Executive who has worked with major recording artists Michael Jackson, Sade, Mary J. Blige, Missy Elliott, Usher, T.I., the Fugees and more.),
  • Kevin “Khao” Cates (Entrepreneur, Philanthropist, and muti-platinum, Grammy Nominated Producer and Music Executive who has produced for several major recording artists including: T.I., Lil Kim, Pharrell Williams, Rick Ross, Young Jeezy, and more.),
  • LaRonda Sutton (Director, City of Atlanta Office of Film and Entertainment, previously the Vice President of Music Development and Production for Foxx/King Entertainment, Senior Vice President of Urban Creative for Universal Music Publishing and General Manager of Atlanta-based Hitco Music Publishing where she workedwith LA Reid to pave the way for Atlanta’s flourishing music community.),
  • Bryan-Michael Cox (Songwriter and Record Producer responsible for over 100 million record sales, 35 number one hits, and 12 Grammy Award nominations (including 8 wins),
  • Teddy Riley (Grammy Award Winning Producer, Singer-Songwriter, and Musician).

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