Patti LaBelle & Jill Scott Push Support for Students at ‘An Evening of Stars’

By |2011-08-03T12:03:21+00:00August 3rd, 2011|Categories: News, R&B News|Tags: |0 Comments

R&B stars and legends Jill Scott, Patti LaBelle, Musiq Soulchild, Miguel and Estelle are using music as a vehicle to help raise funding for the United Negro College Fund (UNCF). The sensational group of artists will perform on ‘An Evening of Stars,’ premiering on BET September 25th.

To date, the program has raised more than $200 million that has provided financial support for hundred of thousands of college and graduate students.

“Along with many other stars, they’ll provide the music in our exciting new format which combines the hottest talent with moving success stories of young men and women who are building careers based on a good education” said UNCF president and CEO Michael L. Lomax.

In addition to the musical talent, there will be special appearances by Hosea Chanchez and Pooch Hall of “The Game,” Jill Marie Jones, Tatyana Ali and many more.

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