To view more photos from the event, visit our Black Music Month Celebration album on Facebook.
We had a blast at this year’s Black Music Month Celebration and Open Mic Competition. It was so much fun, in fact, that one illustrious attendee who brought a guest joked that he should have paid double!
Many thanks to all who came out for our event, and congratulations to the winners!
Grand Prize Winner and recipient of the Audience Choice Award: Rapper and Poet K-Lon for his rendition of “Black Love.”
In addition to the cash prize for the Audience Choice Award, RCTV will work with K-Lon to produce a performance video highlighting his talents as a rapper and poet, as well as an appearance on Pythodd Remix.
Second Place Winner: Rodney B. Wilkinson for his rendition of “Focus on the Cross.”
In addition to the cash prize for Second Place, Rodney will be invited to appear on RCTV’s Pythodd Remix in the Fall.
Third Place Winner: Rashaad Parker for his poem “The Message”
Rashaad took home the cash prize for Third Place, and he will be invited to be a guest on RCTV’s Pythodd Remix in the Fall.
Congratulations also to Cammy Enaharo who won RCTV’s Black Achievement Music Award (BAMA) for her excellence as a musician and for her community contributions.
RCTV also thanks our fabulous Master of Ceremonies, Grand Tone, singer Anthony Dounte, slam poet IQ the Great, Saxophonist Judah Sealy and the talented house band who accompanied the performers.