Charles Wright is Still Groovin’, Still Winnin’, Forever Timeless!
In a fortuitous twist of fate, Charles Wright, an esteemed icon in the realms of funk and soul music, found himself in the spotlight at the HAPAwards 2023. His exceptional journey in the music industry, marked by his leadership in Charles Wright & the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band, achieved a new zenith as he secured the prestigious ‘Best Oldies But Goodies’ award. This beautiful irony not only underscores his enduring musical legacy but also represents a moment of poetic justice in his illustrious career.
Charles Wright’s musical legacy is undeniable. He initially gained widespread recognition with his band, the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band, which became a household name in the late 1960s. Their hit single “Express Yourself” is an anthem that has transcended generations and continues to captivate music enthusiasts worldwide.
The ‘Best Oldies But Goodies’ award is a testament to Charles Wright’s lasting impact on the music industry. It recognizes not only his past contributions but also his ability to remain relevant and inspirational over the decades. His music continues to resonate with fans of all ages, proving that great music knows no boundaries.
Charles Wright’s presence at HAPAwards 2023 was a momentous occasion for music lovers, serving as a reminder that his timeless melodies and groovy rhythms continue to bring joy and nostalgia to his dedicated followers. His remarkable comeback this year with new tracks like “Your Hand” and “Doing It On The Flo” not only embodies his signature funk and soul style but also showcases his ability to evolve with the times while remaining true to the essence of his music. Charles Wright remains a musical legend worth celebrating, both in the past and in the vibrant present.
HAPAwards, a prestigious event, celebrates outstanding contributions to the entertainment industry, bringing together African and Hollywood talents. Its mission is to bridge cultures, promote the beauty of Africa and America, and foster global peace. With the theme “Recognizing Excellence Through Creativity and Artistry,” HAPAwards showcases extraordinary
talents from both continents, spreading positive narratives about Africa. Through The I Dream 4 All Foundation, HAPAwards empowers underprivileged African girls and women.
Established in 2017, HAPAwards has now reached its 7th edition, where it honors Ghana and celebrates creativity, artistry, and regal achievements. The Awards show took place at the iconic Alex Theater in the heart of Glendale, California, where the red carpet was unfurled, creating an elegant and historically significant backdrop for an unforgettable evening of honor and celebration.