Brooklyn Borough President, Eric L Adams, honored Angie Stone, Grammy Award nominated American singer, for her career that spans more than 40 years. The songwriter, who has released eight studio albums, one compilation album and more than two dozen singles, was presented with a citation and a key to the City of Brooklyn by Deputy BP, Ingrid Lewis-Martin.
Al B. Sure, eighties pop singer, songwriter, record producer, radio host and former record executive, who was born in Boston and raised in Mount Vernon, New York, was also honored with a citation on July 10, the second night of Brooklyn Honors Wingate Concert Series during a pulsating evening of classic throw-back eighties music.
Stone, wearing a white jumpsuit, and a glamorous Afro, wowed, the audience, with her jazzy sultry voice, singing hit Brown Sugar, and a slew of selections from her just released album, “Full Circle” with hit single like Dinosaur.
Al B Sure, who unleashed his timeless classic “Off On Your Own Girl,” left the stage singing in his soulful, sexy voice. There was no doubt the soul singer raised the pulse of fans, treated to a face-to-face performance.
The fans screamed and reached to take selfies with Al B Sure, who sang popular song “Night and Day” as he moved his sexy hips much to the delight of fans and flashbulbs, at times calling on R&B singer Horace Brown, who sang hit song “One for the Money” was also a part of the night of stars.
The night’s throw-back to the 80s, pop, soul music concert brought on Force MDs, for an exciting performance getting fans off their seats for million-dollar, hit “Tender Love,” and “Love Is A House” and other popular songs that brought them to the excited packed crowd who sang along with the youthful looking group.
Jeff Red opened the concert with his charismatic personality. He rocked the place with his hit songs, “You called and Tell me,” and “I found Lovin’ Before I Go.”
Emceed by show stopping Deejay, Shaila Scott of WLIB FM 107.5 FM, the second concert night of the series was a pumped-up night of Funk, Disco, Soul, R&B, and vintage classics enjoyed by thousands of music lovers, on whom DJ Chuck Chillout of 97.7 Kiss FM showed off his compilation of sounds.
The concerts will continue on Tuesday, July 16, Reggae Night, Wednesday 17, R&B, Thursday 18, Gospel, Hip-Hop, R&B and Afro-Caribbean music, many of the artistes born, raised, and still live in Brooklyn.
Concerts are free. Gates open at 6 pm and show time is 7 pm
Wingate Field in Wingate Park
Brooklyn Ave. between Rutland and Winthrop
Directions to this location
Opposite Kings County Hospital.
For more information, go to winga