The event honored those musical luminaries who have promoted the Bronx-born phenomenon known as hip-hop and advanced the culture forward through their work in both the industry and the community
BP Diaz Co-Hosts Element of Hip Hop Awards
Borough President Diaz (2nd from l) celebrated with this year’s honorees and guests.
Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. and Windows of Hip Hop co-hosted their annual Element of Hip Hop Awards on Tuesday, January 29 at Pier 132. This year’s honorees included Grammy Award-nominated hip-hop icon Fat Joe, radio legend Angie Martinez, former National Football League Pro Bowler and current co-host of ‘The Barstool Breakfast’ on Sirius XM Willie Colon, Roc Nation Sports executive Shawn ‘Pecas’ Costner, and artist Andre Trenier. The event also included a performance by recording artist Mysonne.
Fat Joe’s representative accepted the proclamation from Borough President Diaz (r).
Willie Colon was honored to receive a citation of merit from Diaz’s office.
Angie Martinez (c) graciously accepted her award and citation of merit.
Shawn ‘Pecas’ Costner (l) proudly accepted his citation of merit from Diaz.
Andre Trenier (c) happily accepted his award and citation of merit during the ceremony.
Posted 12:00 am, February 11, 2019