HIP-HOP ARTIST LUDACRIS AND DIGITAL CONTENT CHANNEL BAC TEAM UP FOR F1 GRAND PRIX CHARITY GALA IN ABU DHABI
Grammy winning & multi-platinum hip-hop artist Chris “Ludacris” Bridges will partner with BAC (Beauty: African, Arabic & Caribbean) and DESHO Productions to host an invitation-only gala and concert honoring the next generation of creative leaders in Africa, the Arabian Gulf, and the Caribbean. The brainchild of event organizer Aisha Davis, BAC is a new digital content channel that highlights the unsung media boom in these regions—and this gala will mark its official launch. The event will take place during the 2015 Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix, and all proceeds will benefit the Ludacris Foundation. Festivities will consist of a VIP reception, a gala dinner and award program, and a special concert featuring Tito Puente Jr.
Host Chris “Ludacris “ Bridges, BAC Founder Aisha Davis, & Musical Guest Tito Puente, Jr. Award Program Honorees will include TK, TK, and TK.
United Arab Emirates – Abu Dhabi- The Ritz Carlton, Grand Canal
November 28t h , 2015 Reception and Red Carpet begins at 7 p.m.
Aisha Davis: “This is more than just a gala—it is the first in what will soon be an annual creative industries summit for the next generation of new media and digital entertainment leaders in Africa, the Middle East, and the Caribbean. At BAC, we want to be a microphone for creative voices that would otherwise remain unheard, and this event is the first step in making that vision a reality.”
Chris “Ludacris” Bridges: “I began the Ludacris Foundation to help empower the next generation of leaders, just as BAC is committed to empowering the next generation of innovators in the Middle East, Africa, and the Caribbean. That’s why I’m excited to return to Abu Dhabi, where we filmed some of my favorite scenes in our film Furious 7, to help BAC accomplish their mission of providing a platform for talented young creators from Africa, the Middle East and the Caribbean.”