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Swizz Beatz, Busta Rhymes, Kendrick Lamar, And Others Come Out For The 2nd Annual Global Spin Awards

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On Monday, November 18, 2013 at The Times Center, in New York City, the second annual Global Spin Awards convened. The GSA’s spotlighted the groundbreaking innovators that have ushered in the new and those who preserve the DJ culture and legacy. The night was filled with DJs, legends and executives from around the world.

Power Moves Inc. executive/Bad Boy Records’ Shawn Prez orchestrated the event, which recognized notable DJs globally for their accomplishments and great achievements in the music and entertainment industries. MTV News executive producer and Sirius XM Radio morning show host Sway Calloway hosted the night’s festivities.

DJs of all genres came out in droves, dressed to impress for a night of honoring and recognizing those involved in the DJ industry.

Some of the presenters for the night were Busta Rhymes, Kendrick Lamar, Swizz Beatz, Elle Varner, Tank, and Big Daddy Kane, just to name a few.

The evening featured a performance from actor/R&B crooner Mack Wilds, while DJ Kid Capri received the lifetime achievement award. During the closing, the legendary DJ Marley Marl was honored for his contribution to the DJ culture and community.

“I am extremely honored to come back for a 2nd time around and be part of a historic event honoring the backbone of the entertainment industry ‘The DJ’” said Global Spin Awards founder Shawn Prez.

Images courtesy of Jamel Martin and Ddot photography

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