The 10th Annual Toast to Urban Entertainment Executives Honoring Women returned with a new round of incredible women making strides in the urban entertainment and media industries. This event acknowledged the contributions made to Urban Entertainment by outstanding female industry executives in television, film, news, multimedia, music, and more in honor of Women’s History Month. Lynn Allen Jeter & Associates, partnered with sponsors REVOLT TV, Rolling Out Moreno BHLV, Luster Products, MIQ, Urban Network Digital, Warner Bros. Records and SESAC which honored four women on March 22, 2016 at the Cinematic Pictures Group.
This year, the 10th Annual Toast to Urban Entertainment Executives Honoring Women celebrated Senior Vice President of Business and Legal Affairs of REVOLT Media & TV Inga Dyer, Talent Producer and CEO of AK Blackbyrd Productions Inc. Deborah Byrd, Executive Director of Los Angeles Chapter of The Recording Academy Kelley Purcell and Head of A&R Rostrum Records and Founder of West Coast’s Next Fresh Thing Showcase Nicole Plantin.
Presenters for the 10th Annual Toast to Urban Entertainment Executives, who are also past Toast honorees, include Regional Membership Manager for the Recording Academy Yvonne Faison; CEO of multi-media entertainment company Monami Entertainment, TV Producer of VH1’s “Love & Hip Hop” Mona Scott-Young; Vice President of Publicity and Lifestyle, Warner Bros Records Phylicia Fant; and Founder/CEO of nine27 Entertainment Jeanine Daniels. This year’s Toast, there will be live performances by independent artists and surprise guests.
Co-Founder of The Magic Gate – a digital multimedia/Artist management and production facility, Monica Payne, will be the MC for this year Toast. There will be live performances by Grammy-winning songwriter/producer Vincent Berry II; neo-soul artist Janice Freeman; and indie R&B artist Trevis Romell.
A donation is required to benefit Non-Profit Project MuszEd. Project MuszEd is a community-based nonprofit organization providing youth in need with resources, life skills and opportunities in music education, performance, and higher learning.