The Official Post BET Awards “Creme of the Crop” Dinner Celebration

| June 28, 2010 | 0 Comments

Brittany Daniel & Keenon Ivory Wayans

Hip Hop Enquirer was in the building to cover this years dinner celebration at Mr. Chows restaurant with our own Kash Howard & Dennis Byron who conducted interviews on the red carpet and then headed inside to mingle with some of today’s biggest names in music and television.

Keenen Ivory Wayans talks with HHE’s Kash Howard

Rick Ross talks with Kash Howard

LisaRaye McCoy interview

Interscope Geffen A&M Records has continued to dominate in the world of music. The dinner celebration was to honor 2010 BET Awards Nominees Mary J. Blige (nominated for Best Female R&B Artist), Ester Dean (nominated for Best Female Hip Hop Artist), Black Eyed Peas (nominated for Best Group), Diddy-Dirty Money (nominated for Best Group and performing), Wale (nominated for Best New Artist), K’NAAN (nominated for Best International Act), Lady Gaga (nominated for Best Collaboration and Best Video for Beyonce’s Video Phone), Eminem (nominated for Best Collaboration on Drake’s “Forever”), and KeKe Palmer (nominated for YoungStars Award).

Lil Scrappy & Ludacris

Ludacris is one of our favorite artist in the game. He never has a problem
with sharing the limelight with his artists signed to his record label


“Precious” movie star Gabourey Sidibe

The 40-foot red carpet and celebration was heavily sprinkled with major talent such as Keri Hilson, Taraji P. Hensen, Diddy, Gabourey Sidibe, Pharell Williams, Quinton Aaron, Ludacris, Chris Brown, Fergie, Will.I.Am, Busta Rhymes, Brandy,  Ray J, Kim Coles, Ashanti, Mario, Rick Ross, Polow Da Don, Mishon, KeKe Palmer, Rich Boy, Elise Neal, Nicole Lyons, Tyler Williams, Tyrese, Hosea Chanchez, Tia and  Tamara Mowry, Brittany Daniel, Keenan Ivory Wayans, Harvey Walden IV, just to name a few. The Flashing lights from the photographers and video crews lit up Camden Drive from 8pm to well past midnight, capturing the stars at their first stop before going into the restaurant. Upon entering the lavish restaurant guest were escorted to their table where they enjoyed delectable cuisine and drinks while IGA artist such as El DeBarge, Mishon, Soulja Boy Tell Em, and Diddy-Dirty Money performed for the crowd. 

Mr. Chow converted their private parking lot in to a miniature sound stadium to accommodate the lively performances. In the later evening, the event had so many guests trying to attend that Drake has to be escorted in through the back exit. The overwhelming popularity of this event was pre-cautioned for this year with the street closure on Camden Drive. Guest left the event singing praises of the delightful food, wonderful entertainment, lovely ambience and swag that were filled with goodies. The anticipation has already begun to brew for next year’s event.

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Shouts out to Laura Wright of Avid Exposure Publicity for giving us unprecedent access to cover the event.

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