Sunday night in Washington, DC The Hip-Hop Inaugural Ball kicked off a second time to celebrate President Obama's second opportunity to run this country.
The black tie affair was hosted by industry entrepreneur Russell Simmons. Sponsored by Philantropik and Hip-hop Summit Action Network, the ball featured appearances from talents like Jadakiss, John Legend, Swizz Beatz, Meek Mill, Marsha Ambrosius, Doug E. Fresh, Brandy, Pharell, and more. The MCs were Lala Anthony and Terrence J.
With general admission being 500 and VIP $1000, the gala included food, dessert, open bar, photo opportunities, an awards ceremony, and a concert.
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