BET catches a lot of flack, both deserved and “it’s the cool thing to do and I like getting retweeted, so I’ll join the party, too.” But, undeniably, their tribute to Charlie Wilson was a mantle-worthy moment and performance.
Everyone from India Arie, Jamie Foxx, Stevie Wonder, Justin Timberlake, Pharrell and Snoop Dogg paid homage, but it was Wilson who elevated things to another level. More than anything, buddy honestly looked appreciative and humbled by the fact he’s still loved, relevant and seen as a living legend some four decades following “Outstanding.” And truthfully, the show should’ve ended after this.
Seriously, nothing I can say will encompass how awesome the moment was watching live so click play. Long live Charlie, y’all.
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