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Harlem Week 2022: Celebrity Showcase and Great Day in Harlem

Harlem Week 2022 showcased a stellar lineup of talent from the music and film industries, making it an unforgettable celebration. During the Great Day in Harlem event, I had the opportunity to photograph several celebrities. Here are a few of the many famous faces captured this year.

CovantNYC with Trai Byers at Harlem Week 2022 on the mainstage

Photography by Will Adams Actor Trai Byers

Most of us know actor Trai Byers from the popular TV show Empire. He’s now one of the cast members of The Piano Lesson on Broadway, starring alongside the Academy Award-winning actor Samuel Jackson. This exciting development was one of the highlights during Harlem Week 2022, particularly during the Great Day in Harlem event, where celebrities like Byers made appearances.

More icons from the music industry at Harlem Week 2022, Kenny Lattimore, the music group Allure, the infamous DJ Red and Funk Flex. Joey Harris is young but a veteran to the industry; Janet Jackson and Beyoncé's consulting camp. He introduces the 2 new talents Kaira and Miles Hardamon.

Rapper Wyclef Jean

Rapper Wyclef Jean

Also from The Piano Lesson Play we had on set actors April Matthis and Michael Potts with a classic performance from Freddie Jackson. G. Keith Alexander was one of the hosts for the entire Harlem Week experience, photographed here with Music Director and Producer Ray Chew After years of watching news anchor Cheryl Wills on NY1 News, I was able to meet her behind the scenes at the Harlem Week 2022 - Great Day in Harlem concert.


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