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Cedric the Entertainer hosted the GRIOT Gala during Oscar weekend

During Oscar weekend, Cedric the Entertainer hosted the GRIOT Gala, which sent VIP guests into a Parisian splendor with the ambiance of Moulin Rouge.The Gala event honored the extraordinary accomplishments of actress Phylicia Rashad as well as others who represents inclusion and diversity in the industry.




After the Academy awards ceremony, was over guests danced the night away to live entertainment and celebrity DJ sounds after walking an incredible tiered custom designed purple carpet The VIP rooms had different experiences for guests to be gifted and pampered throughout the venue, treating them like the queens and kings that they were.


The event had a positive and a unity type of vibe. Here are the guests who attended the event.


Cedric the Entertainer (The Neighborhood), Phylicia Rashad (The Cosby Show), Cheech Marin (Cheech & Chong), Reneé Lawless (Have & Have Nots), Arthur Sarkissian (Producer Rush Hour), Kim Lee (Bling Empire/Wynn Resident DJ), Kevin Kreider (Bling Empire), Dwight Eubanks (TV Personality), Debbie Allen (Grey's Anatomy, Fame), Kendrick Sampson (Insecure), Folake Olowofoyeku (Bob Hearts Abishola), Shola Adewusi (Bob Hearts Abishola), Jimmy Akingbola (Bel Air), Jabari Banks (Bel Air), Jordan L Jones (Bel Air), Jerri Johnson (Harlem), Daniele Lawson (King Richard), Layla Crawford (King Richard), Robert Ri'Chard (Emmy Award-Winning Actor), Karlee Perez (Mayan MC), Marcel Spears ( The Neighborhood), Steven Cravotta (Original Creator of Wordle iOS APP) and much more.



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