By Sage M.
The Sun was shining down on the lovely Desert Hollywood Honors in Las Vegas on Saturday the 26th of May, 2012, held at the Cashman Theatre!
Presented by: Andre Banks of the Desert Hollywood Foundation.
The Red Carpet rolled out for the veteran’s of the entertainment industry with performances by: Hypnotix Dance Crew, and Hosted by: The very funny and beautiful Maliesha Shomo.
H O N O R E E S:
Don Carlos · Roots Reggae Legend from Kingston, Jamaica whose music is hailed as the foundation of Reggae as we know it today
Kool & The Gang · has sold over 70 million albums worldwide and influenced the music of three generations.
Reynaldo Rey · Comic Legend that hosted “BET Comic View”, appeared in “Friday”, and starred as a regular on hit series “227” and “Sanford and Son”, as well as a host of other blockbuster comedies.
Ernest L. Thomas · Actor Icon, Director, Philanthropist – Well known for starring in 70’s TV series “What’s Happening”. Also noted for re-ocurring role as Mr. Omar in “Everybody Hates Chris”.
Grace Haukwa · Beautiful Model and Entrepreneur, recipient of 2012 “Guardian Award” for International Community Support. CEO/FOUNDER of Nabtry Cultural Dancers
Roger Mayweather · Professional Boxing Trainer of the Year and 3-time Champion
Floyd Mayweather, Jr. · Boxer of the Decade – 8 Championship Belts in 8 different weight classes.
JoJo Peralta (Tunay Street Dance Studio) · Community Leadership Award
LIVE FASHION SHOW: TOKYO BLACK / WAN ALI OF WAN WEAR
LV Hi Steppers (Drill Team & Drumline)
· Tony B (Violinist)
· Ty Watley (Piano)
· J-Luv (Dancehall)
· Tank the MiMe (Praise Dance)
· Kalil Ros (Gospel)
· Drew Raber (Pop)
· Hypnotix (Dance Crew)
· Pablo X (Latin)
· Passed Up (Hip Hop)
· Fools For Falling (Band)
· Sahara (National Anthem)