As we reach the end of the “Obama Era”, BET decided to send of the First Family with a musical tribute! BASSic Black Entertainment CEO Adam Blackstone was entrusted to execute this extravaganza as Musical Director and full BBE band!
The Obama Presidency has been marked by eight years of phenomenal HOPE, GRACE and CHANGE. BET and Centric are thanking America’s first Black president for his and First Lady Michelle Obama’s leadership with a farewell concert so joyous, so soulful, it earned the name Love & Happiness: An Obama Celebration. Regina Hall and Terrence J host performances by Bell Biv DeVoe, Common, De La Soul, Janelle Monae, Jill Scott, Usher, Leslie Odom, Jr., The Roots, Usher, and Yolanda Adams. Heartfelt tributes are also delivered by Angela Bassett, Bradley Cooper, Jesse Williams and Samuel L. Jackson.
Check out a few performance clips below!