It was an evening to have a good time so many individuals who’ve made an impression on the business.
The Sheen Journal Awards took over Atlanta’s Sheraton Resort Thursday night time for his or her annual celebration. Every thing appeared to have lined up – the ambiance was stunning, the purple carpet was set out, and the present was entertaining. Don’t fear, you’ll get to catch all of it streaming on Fox Soul later this yr.
The purple carpet had everybody dressing their finest! Strolling the carpet have been many entertainers, together with Actual Housewives of Potomac solid member and singer, Candiace Dillard-Bassett. “Sheen Journal is a staple, it’s legendary within the Black neighborhood and I like that we are actually personifying what’s within the journal, within the flesh,” Dillard-Bassett advised Entry Atlanta. “We get to fellowship and be collectively. We’re popping out of this loopy pandemic and it’s good to have the ability to be collectively and have a good time.” We additionally received to see legends like award-winning producer Jazze Pha, Atlanta native and rapper Pastor Troy, multimedia character Headkrack, together with singer and songwriter Vedo.
The entertainers made positive to acknowledge the impression Sheen Journal has not solely had on them however the tradition. “Sheen Journal has all the time given me a platform to showcase my expertise.… they didn’t have to do this,” Vedo advised Entry Atlanta. Headkrack echoed Vedo’s sentiments. “Not solely is print medium nonetheless essential to me, nevertheless it has additionally been essential to our tradition a very long time.… what Sheen Journal is doing is maintaining that custom going,” he advised Entry Atlanta. “For them to have the ability to get so many dope individuals of Black excellence within the constructing is an incredible factor.… so I’m simply comfortable to be part of the festivities.”
Co-founder of Sheen Journal, Kim Chapman, says the occasion is the right alternative to carry the neighborhood collectively post-pandemic. “Everyone loves to decorate up and be stunning and good-looking and community, so this offers individuals one thing to do,” Chapman advised Entry Atlanta. “Then, popping out of COVID, individuals wish to have that comradery.… and we should be collectively.”
The awards present went on to honor trailblazer in tv James Dubose and comedy icon Bob Sumner, together with a number of different awards and performances. General, it was an entertaining night time for everybody! We’ll maintain you posted on when you possibly can catch it streaming on Fox Soul as soon as they launch an official date.