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Famed DJ Changing Narrative About Breast Cancer Amongst Black Women

Photo courtesy Brian Henry

Brian Henry, the internationally-famed “DJ B-Hen,” has performed for President Obama, Beyonce, Cardi B, Solange, Usher, Pharrell, and most recently he continued his national tour in Los Angeles the B-Hen Block Party where he meshes his love for music, positivity, and mission to combat breast cancer.

As one of the nation’s most sought-after celebrity disc jockeys, Brian Henry has made his mark as the recurring DJ on ABC’s Good Morning America, Cannes & Sundance Film Festivals, New York Fashion Week, and many more. He also leads Beats to Beat Breast Cancer; a music-driven non-profit focused on eradicating the disease in African-American communities across the nation.  

What happens when a young man entering his freshman year of college loses his mother to breast cancer just months before his first day? For Brian Henry, better known as DJ B-Hen, the answer was transforming his pain into purpose and changing the narrative about breast cancer amongst black women. The hugely anticipated Block Party is in downtown Los Angeles happened Sept. 25, and it is an ongoing celebration of Brian’s love for his mother. Before he headed to L.A., he took his Block Party in Atlanta and DC.

Brian Henry advocates for a purpose-filled life and is a warrior against breast cancer, particularly among women of color. He is the ultimate example of following his dream and aligning his passion, purpose, and gifts to bring good into the world.  

Henry’s DJ B-Hen Block Party is touring the country and has provided the liveliest block party hosted by a disc jockey in our time. The B-Hen Block Party keeps growing into the biggest, exclusive, yet inclusive party on the West Coast with a flaring reputation. Everyone leaves a B-Hen Block Party satisfied.

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New York Trend is a weekly news publication that focuses on issues and lifestyles of the African & Caribbean American communities throughout the New York metropolitan area and Nassau and Suffolk Counties of Long Island. It is a respected and well recognized news publication that has been in existence since 1989. Owner, Publisher and Executive Director, Dr. Teresa Taylor Williams has been at the helm of this award-winning publication since its inception. New York Trend continues to be the only black woman-owned, metropolitan newspaper in New York and Long island. New York Trend is the largest black-owned newspaper throughout Nassau and Suffolk counties.

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