Essence Black Women in Music Celebration, NYC


When: Thursday, January 25, 2018

Hot Spot: Highline Ballroom, NYC

Deets: Annual event hosted by Essence Magazine. This year's honoree is Missy Elliott.

Missy Elliott's career as a rapper, singer, songwriter, producer and dancer is one that has inspired popular culture for over two decades. ESSENCE is proud to announce the Grammy award-winning entertainment icon as our 2018 Black Women In Music honoree. This year's event will take place on January 25 at New York City's Highline Ballroom, just ahead of the 60th Annual Grammy Awards.

A consummate visionary whose creativity knows no limits, Missy Elliott has continuously pushed the boundaries in her work to shift the culture for the better across multiple industries including music, dance, fashion, film, television and art. Her authentic celebration of Black culture broke barriers for women in Hip Hop and music as a whole, while her creative genius influenced the tone of an entire music era alongside fellow superproducers Timbaland and Pharrell Williams.

Who You May Spot: Missy Elliott

Hint For The Average Socialite: This event is strictly invite only.

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