On Saturday, Founder/ CEO ofÂ Monami Entertainment ,Mona Scott-Young,Â hosted the annual Monami Holiday Celebration at the Newark Museum in New Jersey.See photos inside.
The 200+ star-studded affair was attended by the likes ofÂ Missy Elliott, Busta Rhymes, DJ Khaled, and “Love & Hip Hop NY” cast membersÂ Yandy Smith, Olivia Longott, Rich Dollaz, Joe Budden, Rashidah Ali, Tahiry Jose, Consequence, Jen the Pen, Lore’lÂ andÂ Winter Ramos.
Additional attendees includedÂ Ebro Darden, Angela Burt-Murray, Jacquie Lee, Angela Yee, Rhonda Cowan, Kim Osorio, Misa Hylton, Michael Kenneth Williams, Tracy Christian, Jamie Foster Brown, K Foxx, Jas Fly, Ms. Drama, Sharon CarpenterÂ and many more!
Guests danced the night away while sipping on drinks courtesy of sponsorsÂ CirocÂ andÂ Bartenura Moscato. Scott-Young, who made two fabulous dress changes that night, was all smiles as she posed for the camera with her children and husbandÂ Shawn Young. “This is my favorite time of the year,” she said. “All the people I love are in one room. This was a great night!”
This year’s Monami Holiday Celebration was all about “partying with a purpose”. Mona partnered w/ theGrassROOTS Community FoundationÂ and guests made donations to the organization throughout the evening. “No donation was too small…as long as it came from a big heart.” said Mona. “Janice and the wonderful volunteers at the GrassROOTS Community Foundation have dedicated themselves to developing community-based programs that offer educational and wellness programs to impoverished young women and girls and on Saturday, we were able to help them get closer to their goals!”
Additional partners includedÂ CocoaFab.com, andÂ Sister 2 Sister Magazine. Event was designed byÂ Hiram SmithÂ of Hiram Style. Special thanks to gift bag sponsorsÂ Dr. Miracle’s, Flat Out of Heels, Indique Hair, MotionsÂ andÂ Neutrogena.
Photos:Â Johnny Nunez