Monday, March 28, 2011
OUT 980--The 3rd ANNUAL NOTICE ME AWARDS @THE ALL NEW ROBERTS TOWER in MAYFAIR HOTEL March 27
Photos by Ma'atology (IN ORDER OF EVENT)
The prep before the award show.
Notice Me creator Phil Assets and Notice Me co-host comedian Kym D.
Big Tah with a lovely attendee
Notice Me nominee and presenter Ashley Puryear (left) looked rock chic in this pink party dress. Her guest looked quite rocking herself.
YOURS TRULY, Ma'at Atkins, was swagged out taking a pic with Puryear. Both were presenters at last year's event.
This attendee pulled off this shiny silver cocktail dress and shoes to match.
Club Amnesia manager Parris Nicole and her assistant.
These lovely attendees in an array of black.
Notice Me Award nominee Niddy (right) looked dapper in a conservative black suit and tie while his date Nora from Season 6 of Bad Girls looked quite regal in her gold party dress and shoes to match.
Eye Candy model and Notice Me ward nominee/presenter Lauren Renee and attendee, another model, in their sexy party dresses.
These youngins get the most creative outfits with their matching green jackets in synch from the back...
And posing swag up front.
These fashion show models were sexy and sleek.
Notice Me Award nominee Spud Nelson takes a pic with this attendee who was a popular attraction on the Red Carpet that nite.
This sister was one of the fashionistas that nite.
This Notice Me award nominee/presenter Darren Nesbit of Made Monarchs was the only brotha who took a risk with fashion with the black baggy style pants. Very unique.
Phil Assets with co-hosts Notice Me Award nominee Mocha Latte (left) and Kym D.
Notice Me Award assistant Alice Prince(left), with her working sneaks on, and Phil Assets.
This brotha posed with these lady attendees, at least gets an A for effort in creating a look with the demin wash jacket, bowtie on a chain and black jeans and Sketchers.
Producer and one of the nite's performers Loudie and Notice Me Award nominee rapper Luey V kept it casual.
Is it 2006 all over again? LOL. There's promoters Mocha Latte, who was up for two awards that nite, and Big Tah taking a pic.
This couple had the matchy matchy jeans ensems.
This attendee came with the all black bra top and leggings with boots--very domintrix.
Notice Me Award nominee comedian Darius Bradford was in the mix.
Notice Me Award nominees Hella Fly Promotions
(King Kerry, Dano Johnson and Antoine Love )
Notice Me Award nominee photographer King Yella gets some Red Carpet action with model Snap Babei who wore this elegant silver party dress and heels.
Stylist Silas the Stylist, who was over one of the fashion segments, had his own style goin that nite.
These attendees were sleek and chic. The sista's outfit on the right in the purple dress looked fab.
Notice Me Award nominee fashion designer Ambition was in the house. Some of their fashions were featured that nite.
Attendees mingle before the show.
Notice Me Award Legend awardee Drexel Stith poses with lovely attendees.
Latte and Kym D started the show playin around while Salt N Pepa's song "Push it" played as their theme music.
Mocha gettin her side of the crowd hyped.
Kym D also got her side hyped.
Snap Babei and Carmen presented the first award Videographer of the Year to Dana Christian who was not there at the time of the presentation (He came later on that nite)
Model/club event host Bridgette Marie presented Comedian of the Year to...
Miss A Couture presented Poet of the Year to Selena J who did not attend.
Silas presented the Publication of the Year to the Evening Whirl. YOURS TRULY, Mocha Latte and photographers King Yella and Hot Rodd all accepted the award.
Bryan C was comic relief for the nite.
Imperial Events promoter Meka Wilson in the cut at the awards.
Reese Anthony and Cynthia K accepted Hairstylist awards in behalf of B Skye (who came later on)and Sean Henley (a tie).
Laudie and Luey V presented the Makeup Artist of the Year to:
Gorgeous. She was not in attendance but model Danielle Star accepetd in her behalf.
Notice Me Award nominees Shanell Howard and Mario The Great presented the Event Photographer Award to:
Spoken word artist Olive brought up King Yella for her poetic demonstration. lol
Notice Me Award nominee Big Terrence and event announcer Hypeman Dwight Stone take a flick with OUTCAM.
Mixin and minglin.
Young Addy's Affton Johnson presented the Fashion Photographer award to Stephen Garnett who was not in attendance.
Rapper Spiffy presented the Mens Clothing Line Award to:
Notice Me Award nominee Lady Star presented the Women Clothing Line award to:
FASHION BREAK: YOUNG ADDY
Designers of YOUNG ADDY
Notice Me Award nominee and performer rapper T Man presented the Female Artist Award to:
Aloha! She was not in attendance at the time of the award but came later in the show to perform. Accepting in her behalf was her producer and labelmate Bradd Young, who in turn, received the Male Artist Award.
Ambition presented the Venue of the Year to:
Club Amnesia! Phil Assets repped the venue and jokingly said that the award should have went to The Loft. He then brought up his assistant to the podium to formally accept the award for the venue.
Businessman Mike Roberts Jr accepted one of the Legends Awards on behalf of his father, Mike Roberts, Sr.
The Moodmaker of the Year went to DJ Sir Thurl but before he could accept his award, DJ Krisstyle did a "Kanye" and said that he should have won, but it was all in fun.
Sir Thurl stressed that it was important that all the dee-jays in St. Louis stuck together and regained the St. Louis music scene on a local and nat'l level.
Rapper Gena received Song of the Year for "Dip in the Club" and the Industry Girl Award went to Jerrese Patrick.
Deejays Sir Thurl and Krisstyle presented the Female Host Award to Mocha Latte!
Nora from Bad Girls 6 presented the Male Host of the Year to Big Terrence who was in attendance (OUTCAM had a battery fail at this time. LOL)
D Stone holding Big Terrence's award as though he won it as his wife, Elise, looks on.
Therre's Big Terrence on the mic, cracking on folks in the crowd. When he won his award he said that the award show finally got the Male Host Award winner correct. Snap! LOL
Some of the crowd.
In the house were St. Louis Post Dispatch's Kevin Johnson and Rockhouse Ent's Orlando "Prettyboy" Watson.
Watson in convo mode with Bradd Young and Kerry.
Notice Me Award nominees Mz 007 and Yung Ro.
Dana Christian came through and gave a speech about people voting for him for Videographer of the Year and to expect big things with other projects he is doing.
Next was a performance by Rockhouse Ent's Donnie Banxx and Aloha.
Mocha even got in on the performance!
FASHION BREAK: PATCHES
Spud Nelson and his group Block Boyz presented the Promotion of the Year to:
1st Fridays! Accepting on their behalf was Exo assistant Jill Spills.
Promotional Model Award went to Whitney Sade who thanked her supporters and her haters.
Phil and this presenter presented the Promoter of the Year to:
Mo Spoon, of MPAC who just got there. LOL
Eye Candy model Lauren Renee , said some honorable things about Mo before he accepted his award.
Mo Spoon accepting his award.
Niddy and Jill Spills presented the Miss Facebook/Twitter Award to:
FASHION BREAK: AMBITION
Lightnin' presented another spoken word moment.
Kym D and Mz 007 presented the Mr Facebook/Twitter Award to:
Mario The Great who after he received his award just said, "Thank you" and walked away. Classic.
Kym D and Triky of Close to Famous presented the Hardest Working Model to :
G'bassa d'Acousta (the tied winner Ashley Terry was not in attendance)
Reese and Kenyatta presented the Female Hustler Award to:
Mocha Latte! She challenged all the ladies half her age to step up their promotions game. She said if she can do it at 39 (years old) then they have no excuse.LOL
Kym D, Watson and Kerry presented the second Legend Award to:
Drexel Stith and the Stith Family. Stith made a request for all the promoters whom he has worked with , to come up to the podium to accept the award along with him .
Starting off with Phil Assets...
Also joining him are Mocha Latte, Big Tah and Mo Spoon.
Kym D and Erica Cole presented the Male Hustler Award to Jon and Courtney who was not in attendance.
The King of Swag award went to Young Juan!
Jasmine Matthews won the Queen of Curves Award. She was not in attendance (and Mocha said and if she was there we would all know why she won. LOL)
Mo Spoon presneted the Rookie Model of the Year to Lauren Renee!
Shanell Howard, whos life size poster of herself was displayed in front of the podium area, won her first of her three nominations. This go round was for Runway Diva of the year.
Mocha presented the award to Howard. She also won Picture Perfect Model , the second of three nods (tied with Cherie Campbell who was not in attendance)
FASHION SHOW BREAK
The Male Model Award went to Tony Vega. Accepting for him was King Kerry.
The Female Model Award went to Shanell Howard who swept wins all of her nominations.(as she did last year)
Laudie closed out the show.
Mario The Great takes a pic with the life size poster of Shanell Howard.
Mocha poses with her awards.
Some of the awardees take a pic on the Red Carpet.
NOTE: Overall this was a well put together award show. Much better than last year's at Lure Nightclub. The big winner was Shanell Howard, who won three and Mocha Latte who also swept her categories with two. The big shock of the evening was award fave King Yella losing both of his photography awards to first time winners Teddy Blackett (event photographer, who didnt expect to win) and Stephen Garnett (fashion photographer).