Radio One Celebrates 25th Anniversary
The event was held at the J.W. Marriott Hotel in downtown Washington, DC. It was attended by numerous celebrities: AAEA founding board member Dick Gregory, Time Warner CEO Richard Parsons, Sean 'P.Diddy' Combs, Jay-Z, Russell Simmons, Ruben Studdard, Danny Glover, Chuck Brown, James Ingram, Tom Joyner, Michael Eric Dyson and Maryland Lt. Governor and Senate candidate Michael Steele, among others. Entertainment was provided by Natalie Cole, Aretha Franklin and Beyonce Knowles.