Big Boi, Usher, T.I., Babyface salute L.A. Reid at 3rd annual ASCAP Legends Dinner

ATLANTA, GA - SEPTEMBER 25: (L-R) Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds, Daryl Simmons, and Antonio "L.A." Reid attend the ASCAP Rhythm And Soul 3rd Annual Atlanta Legends Dinner Honoring Antonio "L.A." Reid at Mandarin Oriental Hotel on September 25, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images for ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Department)
ATLANTA, GA – SEPTEMBER 25: (L-R) Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds, Daryl Simmons, and Antonio “L.A.” Reid attend the ASCAP Rhythm And Soul 3rd Annual Atlanta Legends Dinner Honoring Antonio “L.A.” Reid at Mandarin Oriental Hotel on September 25, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images for ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Department)

Music executive Antonio “L.A.” Reid was honored at the 3rd Annual Legends Dinner in Atlanta. Each year, American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers’ (ASCAP) Rhythm & Soul division recognizes individuals who have brought great honor to the city of Atlanta through their achievements in music. L.A. Reid has undeniably been a force introducing new talent including homegrown acts Usher, Outkast, TLC, Goodie Mob and more. Past recipients include Clifford “T.I.” Harris, Kandi Burruss, NE-YO, Michael Mauldin, Kendall Minter, Noontime Music and Perri “Pebbles” Reid.

Producer Timbaland and recording artist Cee Lo Green attend the ASCAP Rhythm And Soul 3rd Annual Atlanta Legends Dinner Honoring Antonio "L.A." Reid at Mandarin Oriental Hotel on September 25, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images for ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Department)
Producer Timbaland and recording artist Cee Lo Green attend the ASCAP Rhythm And Soul 3rd Annual Atlanta Legends Dinner Honoring Antonio “L.A.” Reid at Mandarin Oriental Hotel on September 25, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images for ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Department)

Prolific singer-songwriter, dancer, philanthropist, entrepreneur, and actor Usher, will host the evening along with Grammy Award-winning rapper Big Boi from Outkast, and music executive and producer Kawan “KP” Prather. All three have a direct link to Reid as they have worked with him throughout their entire careers. Special guests include Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds, NE-YO, 2Chainz, Andre 3000, Kandi Burruss,Monica, Marcus Canty, Leanne “LeLee” Lyons, Rich Homie Quan, and Dominique Wilkins amongst others.

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