Ludacris and Dana Dane kick it backstage.
Chris Brown and Bow Wow chill with Warner Music Group EVP Kevin Liles.
Back in his hometown, N’awlins bred Anthony Mackie was calm, cool and collected.
Old school meets new school: rapper/actor Common and the legendary human beat boxer Doug E. Fresh.
The Wire alum, Wendell Pierce came out to show his support.
Regina King and Kelly Rowland represent for the ladies.
Actor/author Hill Harper and ESSENCE Editorial Director, Susan L. Taylor bond.
Distinguished gentlemen Hill Harper and Tyler Perry get chummy.
Soul brothers Common and Lyfe Jennings.
Actress, Regina King and mainstage performer, Robin Thicke give good face.
Radio personalities Steve Harvey and Russ Parr chop it up.
Anthony Mackie and Common get their shoulder lean on.