June 10,2023 Jazmine Sullivan, Ari Lennox ,Queen Naija , and Ebony Riley performed to an over-joyous crowd at Jim Whelen’s Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City,NJ . The ladies served authenticity, style, and beautiful vocals. The building was full of music lovers ready to partake in a celebratory evening. Jhene Aiko was originally set to perform however she announced via Instagram she was urged by her doctor to take a break and that she'd be taking some time to focus on herself and focus on her babies and would make it up to NJ fans next time she's in the area.
The night's music was deejayed by DJ Quick. Ebony Riley opened the show with performing tracks from her debut EP "Ebony" including "Save Me". "Why", "Deuce Deuce" . She slayed her set and looked fly doing it. Ebony serves sensuality, boss, and humor. Her first performance sparkled and she had the crowd in tune with her moves and voice.
Queen Naija stepped on to the stage and into a world of her fans. The crowd was prepared to sing along with the singer, song writer, and media star. She rocked a gorgeous green and purple and pink outfit. Queen's hair was styled by Murph with hair extensions from Haute Hair ATL , make-up by Brooke Cal, and styled by Mitch Ford. Queen looked absolutely stunning as she sang "Pack Lite" , "Karma", "Medicine, and "Butterflies". She also performed her songs " Let's Talk About It" and "Words of Affirmation." The crowd sang word for word as Queen performed.
Ari Lennox glowed on stage. The
Age/Sex/Location and " Shae Butter Baby" singer shined like a diamond as she performed her songs "Waste My Time" , "Pressure". "Stop By" "Shae Butter Baby" and more. She shouted out her band and grandmother Blanch Carter who use to perform in Atlantic City back in the day. Ari is smooth and looked gorgeous as the crowd vibed with her. It was definitely some Shae Butter Baby's in the building. Ari Vocals are strong and undeniably epic. She's so humble yet her presence dominates the stage. The screams from the crowd let you know she was rocking the night and putting on a great show.
Phiily's own Jazmine Sullivan closed out the show with an unforgettable performance. The beautiful songstress and songwriter performed "Pick Up Your Feelings" "Hurt Me So Good" "Need U Bad" , Bust Your Windows" and more. She sag the house down. She even brought out Ari Lennox to perform their song "Sit On It" . The ladies did that! Jasmine's certified gold album "Heaux Tales". Jazmine and her background singers and band tore up that stage. It was a phenomenal set. Jazmine even took time to encourage the crowd to love themselves and expressed how she had to overcome that battle and that she deserved to not only love herself but be loved properly and treated right. The message was clear and everyone agreed. All in all Black Promoters Collective brought together a packed house. Boardwalk Hall was once again full of concert goers that left the building satisfied with a great show. The North 2 Shore Festival was definitely the place to be. This ladies night was one for the books.