Diddy to receive Icon Award at the Apollo Theater’s Spring Benefit

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Diddy will be honored at the Apollo Theater’s Spring Benefit this year. He’ll be one of four recognized individuals, including the theater’s president and CEO, Jonelle ProcopeKareem Abdul-Jabbar and industry leader Warby Parker.

Diddy will be presented with the Icon Award at the benefit, the theater’s largest annual fundraising event, per The Source. Procope will be honored as her 20-year tenure comes to an end, the former NBA star will receive this year’s Impact Award and Parker will be honored with the Corporate Award.

The Spring Benefit, which celebrates the Apollo’s rich history and future as a mission-led arts and cultural organization, goes down June 12 at 7 p.m. ET.

In honor of hip-hop’s 50th anniversary, DJ D-Nice will take the 1s and 2s; MC Lyte and Wyclef Jean will also make an appearance.


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