Wyclef Jean & Jermaine Dupri Will Be Awarded For Their Cultural Impact In The HipHop Community at The 2018 “Welcome to ATL Reception ”

Posted on September 28th, 2018
Staff Editor

On Wednesday (Oct. 3rd), the annual ATL Reception will honor Jermaine Dupri, Wyclef Jean and Rodney Carmichael; who all made a cultural impact throughout the hip-hop community.

Music icon Jermaine Dupri is celebrating the 25th year of So So Def Record Label and will be receiving the Cultural Icon Award.

Legendary MC and producer Wyclef Jean will receive the Social Impact Award for using his platform to impact culture, give efforts in Haiti and work in communities around the world.

Additionally, Atlanta native and NPR’s hip-hop staff writer Rodney Carmichael will receive the first annual Combat Jack Storyteller Award. This honor is awarded to a leading voice and champion for culture who is also a storyteller who has helped amplify important aspects of hip-hop.

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