Jermaine Dupri has had quite a career in the music industry and has paved the way for any artists in the game. Now his work is being cemented in history. The Atlanta icon has officially been inducted into the Black Music Walk of Fame.
“I want to thank the city of Atlanta, College Park, Fulton County, and God today. It’s a perfect day for this to happen in the city of Atlanta,” he said in his speech at the ceremony. The Black Music Walk of Fame is backed by the Black American Music Association.
Along with Dupri, other honorees included Lil Wayne, Dallas Austin, Queen Latifah, Magic Johnson, Marvin Sapp, and Mahalia Jackson.
Durpi took to Twitter to share his excitement about the honor.
“Man!! I just got inducted into the @blackwalkoffame and it feels amazing !! A lady on the red carpet asked me does this mean Atlanta is the new hollywood ? No! This is Atlanta this is Black music and Black entertainment #SoSoDef30,” he tweeted.