Gail Mitchell, KJLH Radio and Dick Griffey Honored

WHO: Black Business Association’s Virtual Salute to Black Music


Gail Mitchell, Executive Director for Billboard R&B & Hip
KJLH Radio Station, Owner Stevie Wonder
Dick Griffey, Founder, Solar Records, (Posthumously)

Performances by: Howard Hewett and Klymaxx

Guest Appearances by: The Whispers, LA Reid, Leon Sylvers III, Reggie & Vincent Calloways; The Colloways, Lakeside, Carrie Lucas-Griffey, Carolyn Griffey, Senator Holly J. Mitchell, L.A. County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, Inglewood Mayor James T. Butts, Virgil Roberts Esq, Dina Andrews, Earl “Skip Cooper, and Council Members Herb J. Wesson, Jr. and Curren D. Price, Jr.

Master of Ceremonies: Andre Ray, Former Lead Singer, LTD (Replacing Jeffrey Osborne), and Staff Writer Solar Records and

Special Presentation by: GRAMMY-Winning singer/songwriter Siedah Garrett.

WHEN:           Thursday, June 25, 2020

WHERE:         Facebook Live

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TIME:             7:00 PM PT  


In keeping with the Event Theme, “The Business behind the Music”, the (BBA) recognizes the honorees for their contributions in the advancement of African-Americans in the music Industry. Now, more than ever the (BBA) recognizes that in light of the current Black Lives Matter Movement; there is an even greater imperative, to acknowledge those that help to propel Black Lives into success. Among past Honorees are Berry Gordy, Smokey Robinson, Siedah Garrett, Janet Jackson, Clarence Avant, Valerie Ervin, and Jheryl Busby.

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