A. Smith & Co.’s ‘Sugarhill Gang’ episode for TV One’s hit docu-series ‘Unsung’ has been nominated for a NAACP Image Award.
A. Smith & Co.’s ‘Sugarhill Gang’ episode for TV One’s hit docu-series ‘Unsung’ has been nominated for a NAACP Image Award in the Outstanding News/Information – (series or special) category.
The documentary series examines some of the top R&B and soul artists from the past several decades, many of whom have had a number of hits, only to have their career derailed by a major crisis. The shows feature interviews with people who have a close relationship with the musicians and charts the highs and lows of their careers. Previous artists featured include: Frankie Knuckles and the Roots of House, Bobby Bland, Kurupt, Howard Hewett, Monifah, E-40, and Kwame.
The NAACP Image Awards are an accolade presented by the American National Association for the Advancement of Colored People to honour outstanding people of colour in film, television, music, and literature. The NAACP also celebrates individuals or groups who promote social justice through creative endeavors.
The awards will take place at 7:30pm on Saturday, 11th February at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium and will be broadcast live on TV One.