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Lil Wayne, Missy Elliott, Dr. Dre, and more kick off GRAMMYs at the Black Music Collective with Grey Goose vodka

Last night, The Recording Academy honored hip-hop legends Dr. DreMissy ElliottLil Wayne, and Sylvia Rhone at the Black Music Collective event at the Hollywood Palladium in LA. VIP attendees included Chloe BaileyDJ KhaledCiara, 2 ChainzTy Dolla $ignLucky DayeSwizz BeatzLil’ KimTyga, and more. Throughout the event, guests were spotted toasting with Grey Goose cocktails, including the GRAMMYs signature Passion Drop cocktail, and celebrated the impactful careers of some of hip hop’s most influential artists.

Items from the event include:

  • Chloe Bailey, Snoop Dogg, Ciara, Ty Dolla $ign, Tyga, and more performed tributes to honorees Dr. Dre, Missy Elliott, and Lil Wayne.
  • Nicki Minaj, Drake, and DJ Khaled presented Lil’ Wayne with the Global Impact Award
  • CEO of The Recording Academy, Harvey Mason Jr. presented Dr. Dre with the Global Impact Award and called him “One of The Founding Fathers of Modern Music.”

Photographer Credit: Jesse Grant/Getty Images for The Recording Academy

Proposed caption: 65th GRAMMY Awards – Recording Academy Honors Presented by The Black Music Collective – Partnerships 



1 ½ oz GREY GOOSE® Vodka

½ oz Small Hand Foods Ginger Syrup

½ oz Fresh Lemon Juice

½ oz Les Vergers Boiron Passion Fruit Puree

¼ oz Simple Syrup (1:1 ratio of sugar to water)

+ Lemon Twist


Shake and strain into a martini glass. Garnish with a lemon twist on garnish pick.