For(bes) The Culture x Moët Hennessy hosted their Kings of Culture: Legends of Business event

Photo credit — Jamel Toppin, Forbes

Last night, For(bes) The Culture and Moët Hennessy USA hosted their second event of their two-part series, Legends of Culture, which was created to celebrate men and women of color who are changing the game in their respective industries and paving the way for others.

The series concluded with the “Kings of Culture: Legends of Business” event that celebrated 50 men who are proudly standing as changemakers and tastemakers in their respective fields and culture.

Photo credit — Jamel Toppin, Forbes

The event included an engaging conversation with Scott Mills, CEO, BET, Al Harrington, CEO, Viola and Former NBA Star , Steve Pamon, President, Verzuz (Former President and COO of Beyonce’s Parkwood Entertainment), and Eduardo Vilaro, CEO, Ballet Hispanico moderated by Forbes Senior Writer, Jabari Young.

Among the list of changemakers additional celebrated “kings” that were in attendance include Steven Tristan Young (Chief Marketing Officer, Poshmark), Eugene “Man Man” Roberts (Musical Director for John Legend), Bonin Bough, Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer, Group Black, Hernando Ruiz-Jimenez(CMO, New York-Presbyterian), Ulysses Youngblood (President & CEO, Major Bloom) and Pranav Yadav (CEO, Neuro-Insight).

Photo credit — Jamel Toppin, Forbes

Guests enjoyed drinks from Moët Hennessy’s iconic portfolio including Belvedere, Hennessy V.S.O.P., Volcan Tequila, Whispering Angel, Woodinville, Moët & Chandon, Terrazas Altos Del Plata, and Cloudy Bay. Additionally, the panel was concluded with a toast from Roland Guevara of Moët Hennessy with Ace of Spades Champagne.

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