Category Archives: Music

RastAfri Presents Afrolicious Expo in Atlanta

RastAfri Presents the Preeminent Natural Hair Celebration

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The best Natural Hair Celebration in America is hands down the Afrolicious Natural Hair© & Beauty Expo which took place in 6 major cities across the United States this year. This is where 3 things take place; Celebrate, Educate and Demonstrate all things natural hair. Besides all the amazing vendors & live entertainment the most thrilling part of the evening is the braiding competition and the Lil Miss Afrolicious Contest. Continue reading RastAfri Presents Afrolicious Expo in Atlanta

Lil Yachty headlines Destination: atlanta concert

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Thousands of young millenials convened at the Georgia Freight Depot on September 29th to experience “Destination: Atlanta,”a one-day free music festival hosted by Journeys and adidas Originals. The second annual event included live performances from Lil Yachty, Kodie Shane, Marlo, Jamee Cornelia and Mike Floss and featured DJ sets by Heroes x Villains and Ferrari Simmons. Lifestyle influencer Kenny Burns emcee’d the event.

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Guests were not only treated to a free concert, but enjoyed a variety of creative activations such as the t-shirt “Maker’s Lab,” a customize-your-adidas station, the living art wall, lawn games, a “cloud” machine and the festival’s centerpiece: the foam tower!

Continue reading Lil Yachty headlines Destination: atlanta concert

RL, Karlie Redd, Kore Stacks, ‘LeLee’ SWV at BET Her Presents Black Women’s Expo

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BET HER  presents the Black Women’s Expo which took place in Atlanta, GA on September 14th & 15th at the Georgia International Convention Center. There were multiple panel rooms, live performances, vendor booths,  the sounds of DJ Jahlion and beautiful BET Her pink decor everywhere.

The panel that stood out the most was an all female panel consisting of women in the industry moderated by Shekinah Jo. vh1 Love and Hip Hop Atlanta Karlie Redd and singer LeLe from SWV were on the paneling sharing very personal information. Continue reading RL, Karlie Redd, Kore Stacks, ‘LeLee’ SWV at BET Her Presents Black Women’s Expo

CURL FEST 2019 IN Atlanta the land of Beauty Culture and Melanin

IMG_0113Curl Fest held it’s annual 2019 Curl Fest event in Atlanta, GA at Candler Park.

What an amazing Day it was with nothing but beautiful women all shapes, sizes and colors all confident in their skin. It was an typical hot Atlanta weather but a calm down in temperature from the past 99 degree weather Atlanta had been experiencing for the past week.

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Devyne Stephens hosts tenth anniversary of ATL Live in the Park with the Laface Edition

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It was definitely one of the best white party themed night at the Park Tavern for ATL Live’s Celebration hosted by Devyne Stephens choosing to make the night the Laface Edition. Starting out the night by honoring Shanti Das & Marlon Nichols for their 10 year commitment to this project. Yes it is very hard to consistently hold down an event in Atlanta at the same venue for 10 years. Continue reading Devyne Stephens hosts tenth anniversary of ATL Live in the Park with the Laface Edition

Jamie Foxx stunts at Luda Day weekend annual celebrity basketball game

IMG_9989Jamie Foxx showed up and showed out as Coach the the opposing team during Ludacris annual celebrity basketball game at Morehouse College auditorium. This is one of the most star studded events that happens every Labor Day weekend for the past 14 years. Ludacris’ foundation focuses on educating youth and fostering economic development; the weekend events, which are held at various places raise money that benefits the LudaCares Foundation and other children’s charities.

Michael Rainey from 50cent Starz Network hit show POWER is becoming quite the regular b-ball athlete in attendance. Isaac Hayes III, Central Park exonerated Yusef Salam, 44 year old Lorenz Tate, actor/singer Tyrese, Love & Hip Hop Atlanta Star Bambi, rapper Kodi Shane, Light Skinned Keisha,  Miss Mulatto, and Charlie Mack were also a few of the celebrities spotted to witness the Luda Team victory! Continue reading Jamie Foxx stunts at Luda Day weekend annual celebrity basketball game

Niecy Nash to host Black Girls Rock 2019 – guess who is being honored?

This time of the year is so exciting as BET celebrates women of color and major accomplishments they have made in the industry as well as philanthropic achievements that help accentuate change for a better community.  Niecy Nash will serve at the 2019 host honoring Angela Bassett, Regina King, Ciara, H.E.R., Debra Martin Chase & Mothers of the Movement.

BET’s August 19th, 2019 Press Release reveiled the following information: Continue reading Niecy Nash to host Black Girls Rock 2019 – guess who is being honored?

Nicki Minaj Black Girl Tragic Week

Screen Shot 2019-08-15 at 9.37.41 AMSeems Nicki Minaj is just on the chopping block with everyone this week. Everyone as in 3 people – Joe Budden, Trina the Rockstar and now Rick Ross? It’s been one heck of a week for Nicki Minaj and her barbs. Continue reading Nicki Minaj Black Girl Tragic Week

Billy Porter ‘POSE’ Star Discusses Being “Set Free”

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Porter becoming the first to earn his first Golobe and Emmy nomination this year for his role in POSE was deafinitely something to be industry celebrated. He was the first openly gay black man ever to have been nominated at the Emmys, in the category of Lead Actor in a Drama. Continue reading Billy Porter ‘POSE’ Star Discusses Being “Set Free”

Wendy Williams says no one should answer the phone for R Kelly’s girlfriends audition requests

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Looks like R Kelly’s sex slaves girlfriends Azriel Clary and Jocelyn Savage are ready to take their non-existent career to the next level. TMZ reported that the girls reps say they are ready to become Big Stars. Continue reading Wendy Williams says no one should answer the phone for R Kelly’s girlfriends audition requests