Legendary Producer Quincy Jones To Be Honored and Here’s Why [VIDEO]

Quincy Jones wearing a multi-color jacket

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It’s no secret that Quincy Jones is a living legend. He has paved the way for many artists, past and present, and has produced many songs, movies, and television shows.  On December 9th, 2018, BET will air a two-hour special dedicated to Jones called “Q85: A Musical Celebration for Quincy Jones.” Jones’ legacy is being cemented for his contributions to the world of music and television and here’s why.

Quincy Jones is 27-time Grammy award winner.

Michael Jackson and Quincy Jones at the 26th Annual Grammy Awards (1984)


He produced one of the best albums of all time, Michael Jackson’s Thriller.

Michael Jackson Thriller dancing


He gave us “The Fresh Prince of Bel- Air’ and ‘The Wiz’.

Fresh Prince dancing


Michael Jackson and Diana Ross in the Wiz


He produced his first movie score for the hit film, ‘The Color Purple’, starring Whoopi Goldberg, Danny Glover, and Oprah Winfrey.

Whoopi goldberg in the Color Purple


He sits down with Kendrick Lamar and drops some gems.

Quincy Jones has a long list of accolades that fans admire and aspire to be like one day. Congratulations to Mr. Jones.