Music legend Quincy Jones who is set to present an award at this year Oscars along side Pharrell and Common said he will only do so under one condition. Jones who is 82 have seen his fair share and broke barriers stated that he would only present the award if he can have 5 minutes to talk about diversity amongst the nominees.
In a recent chat with Billboard Jones said “They called me to go present with Pharrell and Common,” he said. “I’m going to ask the board to let me speak for five minutes on this lack of diversity.” Jones who was once a Oscars board is a voice that will speak on lack of diversity in both the Academy members and the nominated artists. Helping to pave the way for many artist,lets hope he get the message across.