This week, legendary music moguls Russell Simmons and Steve Rifkind hosted an exclusive event celebrating their music platform ADD52 in partnership with Samsung and Milk Music.
The night kicked off with a set DJ’ed by Erykah Badu, who played a blend of R&B and funk to keep things lively. Shortly after her set, ADD52 presented NYC-bred Alus. She was followed by up-and coming MC RJ, who performed his newest single “How You Feel,” produced by DJ Mustard. The showcased closed with internet sensation, Niykee Heaton, who performed her single “Bad Intentions.”
The night capped with special performances by Marsha Ambrosius, Melanie Fiona, Too Short, and Erykah Badu, who ended the night with a special extended rendition of her hit “Bag Lady.”
Key guests in attendance included top music executives such as Scooter Braun and Randy Phillips; and top talent including 2 Chainz, Trinidad James, Too Short, and more.
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