Feb. 24, “ADD” Russell Simmons’ latest venture, is hosting the first-ever | All Def Movie Awards| Held at the TLC Chinese 6 Theater in Los Angeles. Tony Rock, Chris Rocks brother will host the event. In Ten Days Russell Presents Russell’s fairly new “video programming brand,” in a Award show format. ADD services a youthful hip-hop culture. Gathering the hottest talent of color in film and Hollywood entertainment.
Russell creates A New Platform since the Oscars refuses to recognize films of color or actors of color. Uncle Russ, acknowledges this isn’t the “Black Oscars” but assures you it can be. The award show is standing on its move to diversify the playing field. Biggest award of the night, had to be Best Picture of 2015, including Beasts of No Nation, Chi-Raq, Concussion, Creed, Dope, and Straight Outta Compton.
“If you want something done right, you have to do it yourself,” Tony Rock said in a news release. “
Best Picture — Straight Outta Compton
Best Actress — Sanaa Lathan, The Perfect Guy
Best Actor — Michael B. Jordan, Creed
Best Director — Ryan Coogler, Creed
Lifetime Achievement Award — Will Smith
Vanguard Award — Norman Lear
Best Helpful White Person — Christoph Waltz
Best Bad Muh F—a Award — Denzel Washington
Most Quoted Movie — Friday
Best Black Survivor in a Movie — Ice Cube as Danny Rich, Anaconda
Most Likely to Steal Your Girl Award — Amber Rose