Banner and Kamikaze (Crooked Lettaz) will be honored during the Mississippi's
Best Awards, scheduled to take place Saturday, Oct. 28 at the TelCom Center in
1500 nomination ballots were received for the event, which honors natives of the
state for their excellence and achievements in various. Banner and Kamikaze will
be presented with the Best of the Best award, which is one of the five “Committee’s
an honor to be recognized by your home," David Banner told AllHipHop.com.
"It's similar to your father saying he's proud of you."
“The people of
the state are rallying around the project," added Cyrus A. Webb,31, the event’s
founder and the Chief Communications Director. "With so many stereotypes
and prejudices against Mississippians, they are glad to see something good making
natives of Mississippi being honored include Oprah Winfrey, Willie Mosely Jr.,
Marshall Ramsey and Morgan Freeman. Guest
presenters include Tchula Mayor Yvonne Brown, Ben Allen (Jackson Cit Council President),
Miss Mississippi Taryn Foshee and others.