By Audrey J. Bernard
Photos by Randy Shropshire/Getty Images for WE tv
On a balmy evening Jermaine Dupri and So So Def Recordings teamed up with WE tv to host an exclusive red carpet celebration and screening of the new documentary “Power, Influence & Hip Hop: The Remarkable Rise of So So Def” and Season 3 of “Growing Up Hip Hop Atlanta” at The London West Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles, CA. JD was joined by his father Michael Mauldin, mother Tina Mauldin, and daughter Shaniah Mauldin, along with celebrity friends and influencers
Usher, Bow Wow, Da Brat, Larenz Tate, Mona Scott-Young, Jackie Long, Datari Turner, Angel Brinks, Drea Kelly, Buku Abi, ReeMarkable, Eddie George, Miss Lawrence and Antoine Harris; as well as President & General Manager of WE tv Marc Juris, Executive Vice President of Development & Programming of WE tv Lauren Gellert, and Executive Vice President of Unscripted Programming at Entertainment One Mark Herwick. Following the red carpet and screening, the celebrities and guests enjoyed an after party on the rooftop, with hot music, cocktails, small bites and an ice cream cart. Music was provided by Power 106’s DJ Carisma.