1. Chuck Jackson, Singer, R&B singer who was one of the first artists to successfully record material by Burt Bacharach and Hal David.
2. George Clinton, singer, songwriter, bandleader, and music producer and the principal architect of P-Funk. He was the mastermind of the bands Parliament and Funkadelic during the 1970s and early 1980s, and began his work as a solo artist in 1981. He has been called one of the most prominent innovators of funk music, along with James Brown and Sly Stone. Clinton became a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, after being inducted in 1997 with fifteen other members of Parliament-Funkadelic.
3. Danny Glover, actor, film director, and political activist. Glover is well known for his roles as Mr. Albert Johnson in The Color Purple, as Michael Harrigan in Predator 2, as Detective Roger Murtaugh in the Lethal Weapon film franchise in which he is famous for his line “I’m too old for this shit.” He has also appeared in many other movies, televisual shows, and theatrical performances. He is very active in and strongly supports various humanitarian and political causes.
4. Lonette Mckee, film and television actress, music composer/producer/songwriter, screenwriter and director.
5. Keith Sweat, R&B/soul, singer-songwriter, record producer, radio personality and a major contributor to the New jack swing era