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Patrice Rushen honored at 2024 Black Music Honors

USC Thornton Popular Music program faculty member Patrice Rushen was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the ninth annual Black Music Honors. The ceremony, which recognizes artists who have contributed to African-American culture and American music, took place on May 18 in Atlanta, Georgia.

“We are extremely proud to bring more visibility to these tremendous icons who have stayed the course from humble beginnings to careers that span decades,” said founder and executive producer of the show, Don Jackson. “Their lives and stories are part of the beautiful tapestry of Black music…which has impacted the globe.”

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