On Monday, June 11, 2018, photographer Seitu Oronde was with NYC Council Member Andy King, along with members of the Council’s Black, Latino & Asian Caucus, celebrated African-American Music Appreciation Month with an awards ceremony on the steps of City Hall, Manhattan.
Honorees received a proclamation from the City of New York, the New York City 12th Council District Arts and Music Award and the Power Of Influence Award.
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To be honored are Pulitzer Prize and Grammy Winner Kendrick Lamar, Bronx native Fat Joe, former NBA player John Starks, the President of Urban Music at RCA Records Mark Pitts and others.
Check out more of Seitu’s World photographs HERE.