Brad James of “For Better or Worse” accompanied fashionista and reality TV star Christina Johnson to a fundraiser benefiting Bridge Da Gap, a nonprofit organization that uses hip-hop to teach students in grades six through 12 life skills, character building principles, and self-regulation concepts. The affair was well attended by Atlanta’s in-crowd, including Tommy Dortch, the president and co-founder of 100 Black Men Inc.
Also spotted was actor Emmanuel Lewis, Special K of the Rickey Smiley Morning Show, television’s “For Better or Worse” actress Cocoa Brown, comedian Young DC Fly and a host of other local celebrities. Most VIP guests agreed that the evening’s cuisine complemented the affair perfectly.
The evening’s entertainment was filled with performances by local break-out talent and comedians. The ballroom setting was fabulous for this worthy cause. Bridge Da Gap founder, Kevin “Kaho” Cates, included the group’s mission statement in marketing materials shared with guests:
Bridge Da Gap is a 501c3 non-profit organization that utilizes music to enhance the social-emotional development of youth in the areas of character building principles, life skills and self-regulation. Bridge DA Gap infuses Hip Hop music with the latest advances in technology to present youth in grades 6 through 12 with a comprehensive social-emotional development curriculum.