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Afro-Centric Productions to be Honored at Urban X Awards

'Lifetime Achievement Award' to be given out to Christian Mann

Afro-Centric Productions to be Honored at Urban X Awards


STUDIO CITY, Calif. — Video Team’s Afro-Centric Productions will receive a Life Time Achievement Award at the second annual Urban X Awards, taking place July 26 at Boulevard 3 in Hollywood.

Launched in 2008 as the Urban Spice Awards, the Urban X Awards recognize outstanding achievement in ethnic adult video. Founder Giana Taylor told AVN that she is especially thrilled to be honoring former Video Team/ Afro-Centric Productions CEO Christian Mann for his pioneering contributions to ethnic adult entertainment. Taylor encourages everyone in the ethnic market to come out and “celebrate the hard work that has been put in by many industry professionals over the years.”


“We encourage everyone to show support and come have a ball,” said Taylor.

This year’s sponsors include Black Market, Justin Slayer International, Alexander DeVoe Productions, and West Coast Pictures.

Tickets can be purchased at A limited amount of tables are also available. For further information, please contact Giana Taylor at 213-272-7042 or email

Those interested in sponsoring the show, please send inquiries to

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