Monami Entertainment's Annual Holiday Party raises money for local charity
12/15/2013, 3:02 p.m.
Hundreds of friends, family, and reality stars trekked to Newark, NJ Saturday night to celebrate the holidays with entertainment mogul Mona Scott-Young, founder of Monami Entertainment, and her husband Shawn Young.
Along with merrymaking, the event served as a charity fundraiser. The GrassROOTS Community Foundation was on site accepting donations for their organization, which supports the health and development of young girls.
Guests arrived at the Newark Museum to find it decked in lavish gold, amber and bronze décor, courtesy of event designer Hiram Smith of HiramStyle Productions.
Special guests included “Love & Hip Hop NY” stars Yandy Smith, Joe Budden, Peter Gunz and Tara Wallace; “Love & Hip Hop Atlanta” star Benzino; Bravo star Chef Roble; “The Gossip Game” co-stars Kim Osorio and Ms. Drama; Charlene Dance (Global National Marketing Director for Strength of Nature LLC); Hot 97 personality Cipha Sounds; AllHipHop.com’s Chuck Creekmur and others.
Attendees sipped on Ciroc cocktails and Myx Fusions Moscato, while enjoying food by Chef Corey Wallerson that included gourmet popcorn by Pink Popcorn of Atlanta and cupcakes by Pastel Cupcakes.
Guests also danced the night away to the sounds of DJ, "The Legendary" Chris Washington. At the end of the evening, Beautiful Textures premium gift bags filled with signature products were given to guests.