Earth, Wind & Fire are the first African-American group to be inducted into the Kennedy Center Honors. I never realized that there were no African American Groups in the Kennedy Honors before this. Founding members Philip Bailey, Ralph Johnson, and Verdine White were honored by politicians and their peers while frontman, Maurice White, who died… Read more »
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Rapper turned actor LL Cool J received the Kennedy Center Honor for the arts last night in Washington DC. Lionel Richie, TV-writer Norman Lear, dancer and choreographer Carmen de Lavallade and Gloria Estefan were also honored. LL Cool J born as Todd Smith is the first rapper to be honored. Congrats LL!!!