Black Music & Entertainment Walk of Fame

LOS ANGELES, Today the Black American Music Association (BAM) and the Georgia Entertainment Caucus (GEC) introduced the formation of the Black Music & Entertainment Walk of Fame (WOF). The momentous match featured remarks from BAM Founders, Michael T Mauldin and Demmette Guidry, and GEC Founders Georgia State Representative Erica Thomas and Catherine Brewton.  Also in attendance, was once famend artist, D.L. Warfield, who is growing the respectable WOF logo that will be embedded in the sidewalk representing every inductee. The brand is being created in collaboration with sculptor and historian Ed Dwight.  Located in the historical downtown Atlanta area, the WOF will stay on the sidewalks of Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive and Northside Drive, 1 AMB Drive, NW, Atlanta, GA 30313. The tournament was once hosted through the Mercedes Benz Stadium.

Also in attendance had been musician, songwriter, document and movie producer, Dallas Austin, R&B Singer, songwriter, producer, Sean Garrett, Entertainment Executive & Head of Artist & Talent Relations at Spotify, Chaka Zulu, Georgia House of Representatives individuals Rep. Miriam Paris, Rep. Park Cannon,  Whip William Boddie, Director, Mayor's Office of Film & Entertainment at City of Atlanta, Phillana Williams and Atlanta City Council member, Antonio Brown, who introduced the BAM and GEC group with a proclamation from the City Council.

Known as the "Capital of the South," Atlanta has lengthy been the mecca of Black song and leisure and the WOF will be a key addition to show off the industry's best contributors.  With each a countrywide and worldwide appeal, the WOF will honor the iconic folks and businesses that have impacted Black lifestyle and neighborhood alongside these who proceed to lead us into the future.  Groundbreaking for the WOF is slated for late December, climate permitting, with an authentic inaugural get together scheduled for January 2021 over M.L.K., Jr. weekend.

"As a proud Black man in America, who has been a phase of the expert enjoyment neighborhood for forty five years, I'm elated to have the possibility to assist usher into Atlanta, Georgia, this historical and progressive worldwide Walk of Fame," shared Mauldin.  "Represented as the "Eternal Crown Jewel of Black Culture," there ought to be no higher vicinity in the world than M.L.K., Jr. Drive to profile the heritage, legacy and future of our world Black track and leisure culture."

"Black American Music, as an artwork form, is the driver of Black culture, which drives famous way of life worldwide.  So, it is becoming that we honor these who are the 'bedrock' of culture," mentioned Guidry.  The Black Music & Entertainment Walk of Fame will be a everlasting monument to success in Black excellence.  We are designing the Walk of Fame in hopes that it will grow to be a famous traveller destination, illuminating our prosperous cultural heritage."

"I am ecstatic to be a founding member of the Black Music and Entertainment Walk of Fame. This initiative makes me so proud, with the whole lot going on in the world African Americans want some positivity and hope  and the Walk of Fame will carry simply that," shared Georgia State Representative, District 39, Erica Thomas. "This symbolic gesture proves that we as a neighborhood have come a lengthy way and even though we have many miles to go this effort indicates an ordinary experience of recognize for the humans of shade that helped pave the way for our leisure professionals."

"I'm extraordinarily proud to be a phase of this initiative to create the Black Music and Entertainment Walk of Fame," commented Catherine Brewton. "Not solely does Georgia have deep roots in black track and entertainment, however Atlanta continues to be the middle of black excellence. This stroll of repute will symbolize, memorialize, and rejoice many of our black creatives and entertainers who have made big influences each right here and round the world." 

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