Inaugural Ball To Celebrate Hip-Hop Role In The Presidential Election

WASHINGTON (JCHAYWARD.COM) –D.C. went Hollywood over the weekend for the second Inauguration of President Obama. Celebrities attended numerous Inaugural balls including the Hip Hop Inaugural Ball sponsored by Heineken USA at Harman Center for the Arts.

Russell Simmons introduced the historic event honoring and celebrating a new political presence and collective power of Hip-Hop in the Presidential Election.

The black tie charity gala was held on January 20 at 8 pm, at The Harman Center for the Arts, and is sure to be the hottest ticket in town.

LL Cool J, Tyson Beckford, Nick Cannon, Young Jeezy, Ashanti, Trey Songz, Rosario Dawson and many more.

See PHOTOS from the star-studded event courtesy of Getty Images.