In a glittering kickoff to GRAMMY week, the Black Music Action Coalition (BMAC) hosted an exclusive Music Maker Dinner in collaboration with producers Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis at Delilah in Los Angeles. The star-studded evening brought together industry leaders and celebrated artists, including Jermaine Dupri, Babyface, Flavor Flav, and Victoria Monét.


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BMAC Co-Founder and CEO Willie “Prophet” Stiggers set the tone by emphasizing the importance of paying it forward and guiding the next generation. The event also announced the winners of the 2024 BMAC x ASCAP x Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis Music Maker Grant, empowering aspiring Black producers and songwriters with funding and mentorship.

Singer-songwriter Victoria Monét introduced the BMAC x Victoria Monét Music Maker Grant, offering economic empowerment and mentorship opportunities to an emerging Black artist.

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The night featured musical surprises, including a quartet performance by Babyface, Flavor Flav, Tank, and Kenny Burns, a sing-along led by Tank, and a tribute to Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis. BMAC’s GRAMMY Week events will continue with a Black Media Mixer and conclude with an Economic Justice Summit.

For more information on the Black Music Action Coalition, visit here.