NEW YORK – Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI), the leading global music rights organization, hosted its BMI Urban Showcase Tuesday, April 5 at Terminal West. The event featured a combination of the recording industry’s eminent stars and most-promising talent.
Hosted by recording artist Bre-Z from the hit-show Empire on FOX, the night was filled with high-energy performances from rap duo EarthGang, R&B crooner Jacquees, and rapper/singer/producerElhae. The main event saw producers Zaytoven and Drumma Boy go head-to-head in “The Ultimate Battle of Catalogs”, which included surprise guest performances from Young Dolph, B.o.B,OJ Da Juiceman, and Pastor Troy.
Sponsored by V-103– The People’s Station, Atlanta’s own DJ Infamous hyped the crowd while BMI Legends of ATL Award Winner (2013) and V-103 Radio DJ Greg Street broadcasted live from the packed house.
BMI also presented the Legends of ATL Award to rapper Pastor Troy, in recognition of his contributions to the Atlanta music scene. Past recipients of the prestigious honor include Big Oomp, Dallas Austin, Big Boi of Outkast, Organized Noize, Lil Jon, and DJ Toomp among others.
Take a look at some of the highlights.
Photos: Courtesy of BMI