Tag: Community

Rapper Young Reid Follows in Philanthropic Footsteps of Chance The Rapper

| July 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
Rapper Young Reid Follows in Philanthropic Footsteps of Chance The Rapper

Born as Reid Anthony Swann, 16-year-old Young Reid is a rising high school senior who began his rap career during his middle school years. Hailing from Pasadena, California, Reid moved to Winston-Salem, North Carolina at the young age of five. Looking up to names such as Kid Ink, Big Sean, J. Cole and Chance The […]

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K. Michelle Honored at Pure Heat Community Festival in Atlanta

| September 5, 2016 | 0 Comments
K. Michelle Honored at Pure Heat Community Festival in Atlanta

Atlanta’s Piedmont Park housed the 5th annual Pure Heat Community Festival; also known as a free “day of unity.” The multi-cultural event was equipped with market and food vendors, live celebrity and local performers, entertainment, educational forums, prizes & giveaways. R&B songstress K. Michelle performed a medley of her Billboard chart-toping hits, auditioned three upcoming […]

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Breaking: Atlanta Community Leaders and Families of Slain Victims of Police Killings Plan 24 Hour Protest Outside Atlanta Courthouse

| August 30, 2016 | 0 Comments
Breaking: Atlanta Community Leaders and Families of Slain Victims of Police Killings Plan 24 Hour Protest Outside Atlanta Courthouse

On today, Tuesday, August 30, 2016, at 7:30p.m., community and legal organizations will be launching the peaceful demonstration “Up All Night for Justice: 24 hours of Unity, Education, and Protest for Legal & Social Justice” at the Fulton County Courthouse located at 185 Central Avenue, Atlanta, Ga. Community. The organizations will be demanding the indictment […]

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New Video Alert: 2Tone Vs. Q.Will – “The City Is Alive”

| August 29, 2016 | 0 Comments
New Video Alert: 2Tone Vs. Q.Will – “The City Is Alive”

After a string of shootings in their home town of Austin, Texas and with police brutality and community relations reaching a boiling point, tension in the city of Austin is at an all-time high. As such 2 Tone vs Q Will, one of Austin’s most dynamic rap duos, have returned with a captivating visual that […]

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Trinidad Mogulista Ameniki Opens Up About Being A Mompreneur & Turning Her Pain Into Profit

| July 27, 2016 | 0 Comments
Trinidad Mogulista Ameniki Opens Up About Being A Mompreneur & Turning Her Pain Into Profit

  “My brand represents the underdog, the individuals who know that in their heart they were destined for greatness, but just need help getting there.”   Those are the words of a woman who introduced herself to me as an Entrepreneur Empowerment Powerhouse. And while looking over her creative resume, I now understand why. Ameniki, […]

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New Music Alert: Boss Gang G Slim – “Hungry”

| June 23, 2016 | 0 Comments
New Music Alert: Boss Gang G Slim – “Hungry”

(Atlanta, GA) – When you’re a boss you have to put on for the community and thats exactly what Boss Gang G Slim has been dedicated to over the past few years with a special project. Creating a community center where rappers can shoot videos, record music and network, Boss Gang G Slim is responsible […]

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Trinidad James AND Big U collect thousands of donated shoes in sneaker drive for Crenshaw community

Trinidad James AND Big U collect thousands of donated shoes in sneaker drive for Crenshaw community

Hip-Hop fan favorite and “All Gold Everything” star Trinidad James hosted his 2nd Annual Camp James Celebrity Basketball Game as well as the Crenshaw Rams Football Camp founded by Big U at Crenshaw High School. The Atlanta-bred artist also collected thousands of donated new and used shoes in a sneaker drive to benefit local families […]

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Tim Norman aka Rapper Time Launches Music Career (Exclusive Interview)

| May 26, 2016 | 0 Comments
Tim Norman aka Rapper Time Launches Music Career (Exclusive Interview)

Maintaining a wildly popular chain of soul food restaurants, a television show on a major television network, a flourishing music career with such connections as The Migos and Yo Gotti, and establishing community connections by standing alongside locals in times of unrest, all seem to be the stuff of theory rather than practice. However, for […]

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Breaking: NY Judge Says Cop Who Killed Akai Gurley Gets No Jail Time

| April 19, 2016 | 0 Comments
Breaking: NY Judge Says Cop Who Killed Akai Gurley Gets No Jail Time

Even though a Brooklyn jury found former cop Peter Liang guilty of  2nd degree manslaughter in the killing death of Akai Gurley, a judge has sided with the recommendation of Brooklyn DA Kenneth Thompson that the former cop should get no jail time at all. Akai Gurley was shot when Liang and his partner was […]

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Photo Alert! Barbershop: The Next Cut Premiered in Atlanta with Ice Cube and Cedric The Entertainer #Barbershop

| March 18, 2016 | 0 Comments
Photo Alert! Barbershop: The Next Cut Premiered in Atlanta with Ice Cube and Cedric The Entertainer #Barbershop

BARBERSHOP: THE NEXT CUT cast members ICE CUBE and CEDRIC THE ENTERTAINER introduced their new film in Atlanta on Thursday, March 17th at Regal Atlantic Station. WVEE-FM’s Wanda Smith kicked off the screening, which included a special presentation from Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed who honored the cast with the notable Phoenix Award for contributing to […]

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Amber Rose unveils more body parts for her highly anticipated 3D Zoobe Character

| March 10, 2016 | 0 Comments
Amber Rose unveils more body parts for her highly anticipated 3D Zoobe Character

Yesterday Amber Rose released a nude photo of Kim Kardashian on her instagram page defending her ex boyfriends wifes criticism from PINK extending her awareness about her highly spoken of 3D digital App. The women’s empowerment ambassador and creative entrepreneur is wasting no time in expanding her beloved “Muva” empire by recently announcing her reach […]

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Style Influencers Group Launches the Second Annual “We Are Black History Campaign” #WeAreBlackHistory

| February 17, 2016 | 0 Comments
Style Influencers Group Launches the Second Annual  “We Are Black History Campaign”  #WeAreBlackHistory

Style Influencers Group LLC, a collective for multicultural digital influencers founded by Jessica C. Andrews (Glamazons Blog), Christina Brown (Love Brown Sugar), and Lexi Felder (Lexi With The Curls) celebrates positive and uplifting icons in the black community with the second annual “We Are Black History” campaign, presented by African Pride. This campaign aims to […]

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[Album Review] Wiz Khalifa – “Blacc Hollywood”

| September 13, 2014 | 0 Comments
[Album Review] Wiz Khalifa – “Blacc Hollywood”

“Blacc Hollywood” standing out by it’s spelling, released in mid August of this year. Wiz Khalifa poses on the album cover as if he’s taking a mug shot. Smoke covers majority of his face and his chain hangs across his tats. He is Blacc Hollywood, which he proclaimed on the intro track “Hope” feat Chevy […]

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Hip Hop and it’s Influence…What Does it All Mean?

| September 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
Hip Hop and it’s Influence…What Does it All Mean?

Average guys wearing two chains pretending to be 2 chainz and girls wearing red hair trying to be Rihanna. When you take a look around the black community, it’s evident that hip hop has had a lot of influence on us. Women only check for men if their attire matches the attire in the latest […]

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Broadway Stars Gather In Times Square To Send A Message About Police Violence & Eric Garner!

| August 3, 2014 | 3 Comments
Broadway Stars Gather In Times Square To Send A Message About Police Violence & Eric Garner!

Broadway stars, directors, producers, musicians, choreographers, designers and technicians from some of the most prominent productions gathered in front of the police station in Times Square on Tuesday. They wanted to send a message about police violence and the killing of Eric Garner. In the YouTube video 100 people wearing black T-shirts harmonized in a […]

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Photo Alert: BMI and Flight School’s BEAT SUMMIT with DJ Toomp, Manni Fresh, TI, Bobby V, Princess, Laura Michelle and More

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
Photo Alert: BMI and Flight School’s BEAT SUMMIT with DJ Toomp, Manni Fresh, TI, Bobby V, Princess, Laura Michelle and More

Broadcast Music, Inc. and production team Flight School presented “The Super Producers Beat Summit” on April 16 at Terminal West in Atlanta. The event featured legendary producers Mannie Fresh, DJ Toomp and KLC who participated in a beat battle that showcased some of their biggest hits. Attendees were also treated to a special guest, rapper […]

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Breaking: New Details Emerge Regarding Porsha Williams Simple Battery Arrest (photos inside)

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
Breaking: New Details Emerge Regarding Porsha Williams Simple Battery Arrest (photos inside)

Real Housewives of Atlanta star Porsha Williams turned herself into the Fulton County Jail last night at 5:45 p.m. and was released at 7:16 p.m. on a bond worth $2,000.  Williams was accompanied by her mother and her attorney along with a Bravo TV camera crew who waited for her to leave the jail after she […]

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New Video Alert: TAHIR RBG – “AGENT ASS NI##AS PT 1 – (Nicki Minaj/Cash Money Records DISS) ”

New Video Alert: TAHIR RBG – “AGENT ASS NI##AS PT 1 – (Nicki Minaj/Cash Money Records DISS) ”

Tahir RBG & Repat Nation bang on Nicki Minaj, Birdman and Cash Money Records and “the rest of these blood suckas of the Black Community world wide…”  – Repat Nation is the situation – RBG’z up! Checking the label for misrepresenting Malcolm X in Nicki Minaj’s image for the single “Looking Ass Ni##a, some of […]

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A False Depiction of The African-American Male in America by Derrick Jaxn

| March 31, 2014 | 0 Comments
A False Depiction of The African-American Male in America by Derrick Jaxn

“Black men need to pull up their pants.” “Black men need to stop Black on Black crime.” “Black men need to get up and get a job.” -Sincerely, America Words by Derrick Jaxn It’s no secret that Black men have opportunities for improvement. Not only is it shoved down our throat by society, but some […]

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Community Activists Rally At The DeKalb County Courthouse For Veteran Mark Harris

| March 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
Community Activists Rally At The DeKalb County Courthouse For Veteran Mark Harris

Community activists lead by DeKalb NAACP President John Evans, Senator Vincent Fort, and former Atlanta City Councilman Derrick Boazman are rallying today at 10:00am sharp at the DeKalb County Courthouse requesting DeKalb County Solicitor Sherry Boston to drop all recent charges against Mark Harris. At the least, they are calling on Solicitor Boston to allow […]

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Malcolm X Daughter Outraged at Nicki Minaj Depiction of her Father’s Legacy

| February 18, 2014 | 1 Comment
Malcolm X Daughter Outraged at Nicki Minaj Depiction of her Father’s Legacy

  Even after rapper Nicki Minaj issued an heartfelt apology to the family of slain leader Malcolm X, it may have fell of deaf ears with at least one family member because one of his kids has spoken out about her displeasure with Nicki Minaj’s choice of artwork and lyrical content in a recent song […]

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Singer India Arie Puts #Grammys on Notice for Their Perceived Discriminatory Ways

| January 29, 2014 | 3 Comments
Singer India Arie Puts #Grammys on Notice for Their Perceived Discriminatory Ways

India Arie has never been one to bite her tongue if she felt that there was a wrong that needed to be addressed and after she watched the Grammy Awards like many Americans, she felt the need to voice her opinion about what she classified as unfair representation of black performers and winners at an […]

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Review: Rahiem Shabazz Debuted Controversial “Elementary Genocide” Documentary

| January 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
Review: Rahiem Shabazz Debuted Controversial “Elementary Genocide” Documentary

In celebration of the 20th anniversary of MLK day, we had the pleasure of covering the premiere of award-winning filmmaker and music journalist Rahiem Shabazz latest documentary “Elementary Genocide: From Primary to Penitentiary”. The premiere took place at the historic Plaza Theater in Atlanta Ga. To honor the legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. […]

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2 Chainz Releases New Video: “Give The Way That You Receive”

| January 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
2 Chainz Releases New Video: “Give The Way That You Receive”

Rapper 2 Chainz gives fans something different to look at and think about with his recent vlog “Give The Way That You Receive.” The video gives an in depth look into how much he cares about his community, College Park and the southside of Atlanta. Film director Sharod Marcus Simpson beautifully captured the giving spirit […]

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