Save the date! September 7, 2023
The 2nd Blackout ICT Awards were held at the Crown Uptown on July 9, with a capacity crowd excited about the event’s return post pandemic. The Black-carpet event featured local performances and fellowship at a class-act event.
Jayden Flemmings delivered as host, and hats off to the event hostesses and creators: Julia Brown, Ashlee Norris, Erin Garcia and Paris Walker.
If you missed it, the date is already set for the 2023 awards, so mark your calendar – Sept. 7, 2023.
Here’s the complete list of 2022 winners.
Band of the year: Rudy Love Jr.
Best Actor: Ke’Juan Moses
Best Actress: Injoy Fountain
Best Artist: Brittany Stewart
Best Author: LaShona Jones
Best Barber: Lawyer Jones
Best Braider: Jamillah Bonner – JSlay Braids
Best Boutique: Jacqueline McGilbray – Jewel Angels Boutique
Best Chef: Angelica Baker- Heaven on a Paper Plate
Best Cosmetologist: Parishae Witherspoon
Best DJ: Dj 4TheWin
Best Esthetician: Dominique Hunter -Everything Polished
Best Fitness Instructor: Brianna Williams – 3 Keys Fitness
Best Gospel Artist: Jermane Milton
Best Graphic Designer: Chad Steele -Steele Design Agency
Best Lash Tech: Bray Reed -The Beauty Square
Best Loctician: Janasia Portley- Like No Other
Best Makeup Artist: Jennifer Meridy
Best Nail Tech: Bahja Parker- Nailtrapchic
New Kid on the Block: Keyocsha Brown – The Tailored Experience
Best Non Profit: Restoration Family Services (RFS)
Best Photographer: Gaberial Booker- Gaberial Creative Visuals
Best Podcast: Flavor by J. Nichelle
Best Poet: BLK SOL
Best Producer: Jordan Lattimore
Best R&B Artist: Paris Jane Cunningham
Best Rapper: Vic (Scooney) Johnson
Best Tattoo Artist: Eyeman Standifer
Best Videographer: Troy Andrews – Vibe Wichita
The Plug Award: Christina Long – CML Collective, LLC – Your Leadership is building our future with Creativity and Vision.
The Blackout ICT Awards 2022 Legacy Award: Honoring the Life and Legacy of Rudy Love