Red Carpet Talk at the 2019 BMI RnB and Hip-Hop Awards

BMI shut Atlanta down last night and the stars were out to support the brand. See who took a moment to #JoinTheAffair with our Red Carpet correspondent Quentin Harris aka QinTheStreets.

Interviews with: Gallant, Jade Novah, Donald Lawrence, LaTocha Scott, Leandria Johnson, Samoht, Kodie Shane, Isaac “Ike Dirty” Hayes III, Kierra Sheard, Euro Got It, Tobi Lou, Cameron Forbes, and Yo Trans.

Last night,  BMI (Broadcast Music, Inc.) celebrated the songwriters, producers and publishers of the past year’s most-performed R&B/hip-hop songs during the 2019 BMI R&B/Hip-HopAwards held at the Sandy Springs Arts Center in Atlanta. Multiple-award-winning singer/songwriter and actress Brandy received the BMI President’s Award in recognition of her powerful impact on the entertainment industry and her timeless hits, which have secured her place in R&B history.

Hosted by BMI President & CEO Mike O’Neill and BMI Vice President, Creative, Atlanta, Catherine Brewton, the evening included stellar performances by some of the hottest artists on the music scene. The ceremony kicked off with a moving tribute video in honor of the late rapper and activist Nipsey Hussle to celebrate his musical legacy and remarkable philanthropic work.  Atlanta-based rapper Gunna followed with a medley of his biggest hits, ending with his smash “Drip Too Hard” featuring Lil Baby, who joined him on stage for the performance.  Afterwards, Gunna received a special award in recognition of the song garnering one billion streams. TV personality and comedian, DC Young Fly then presented Memphis rapper NLE Choppa with the 2019 BMI Social Star Award.

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