Swizz Beatz, Big Daddy Kane, Doug E. Fresh, Kool DJ Red Alert being honored at Hip-Hop Element Awards in the Bronx

AmNews Staff Reports | 1/28/2018, 11:42 a.m.
Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and Windows of Hip Hop will co-host the annual Hip-Hop Element Awards at Pier ...
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Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and Windows of Hip Hop will co-host the annual Hip-Hop Element Awards at Pier 132 in The Bronx.

The event will honor hip-hop artists who have promoted the Bronx-born genre and advanced the culture forward into the future by instilling in youth civic mindedness and giving back to the community.

This year's honorees include Grammy Award-winner Swizz Beatz; hip-hop icons Big Daddy Kane and Doug E. Fresh; and “Street Soldiers” and FOX 5 news reporter and media personality Lisa Evers.

Legendary New York City DJ and groundbreaking radio personality, Kool DJ Red Alert, will receive The Element Awards Lifetime Achievement Award.

The Hip-Hop Element Awards will take place Tuesday, January 30 at 6 p.m.