The Hennessy Artistry 2009 Series made its fourth and final stop in New York on Wednesday, October 7, 2009, to a packed house at the Terminal 5 nightclub. Eclectic blends was the theme for the night, as the event brought together a range of celebrities, artists, athletes, executives, and socialites for a celebration of diversity in art, music, culture, and taste.
The heavy winds and sudden chills didn’t deter fans and VIPs from lining up around the block to get into the invite-only concert. The wait was well worth it because, once inside, guests were treated to a carnival atmosphere, replete with shining Hennessey bottles, aerial dance artists, and a bill that included some of the best talent in the hip hop world.
After an up-tempo tuba-sporting intro by house band The Roots
, host and co-organizer Common
roared on stage with a buoyant energy, ripping through classics like “The People” and “The ... Read More