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Recap: Atlanta’s Premiere of “Almost Christmas” Turnout Was A Huge Success with #GabrielleUnion, #Usher, #QueenLatifah, #KeriHilson, #OmarEpps and More

| October 27, 2016 | 0 Comments
Recap: Atlanta’s Premiere of “Almost Christmas” Turnout Was A Huge Success with #GabrielleUnion, #Usher, #QueenLatifah, #KeriHilson, #OmarEpps and More

Celebrity correspondent and former member of the platinum selling group Crime Mob’s Princess hosted the red carpet coverage for Hip Hop Enquirer and she did an outstanding job interviewing some of the biggest names in Black Hollywood. From Keri Hilson to Danny Glover, the Princess was never lost for words when she talked with them. […]

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New Music Alert: Risk-A – “It’s Too Late”

| October 20, 2016 | 0 Comments
New Music Alert: Risk-A – “It’s Too Late”

GMC Records’ Female hip hop artist Risk-A was born and raised on the Southside of Atlanta, Georgia. Influenced by a variety of artists from OutKast to Drake, the artist comes with a sound that’s on a wave of its own. Her latest single “It’s Too Late” meshes both pop and hip hop genres together creating […]

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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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FX Hosts Premiere Event for New Series “Atlanta” at Georgia Aquarium (Exclusive Photo Coverage)

| August 29, 2016 | 0 Comments
FX Hosts Premiere Event for New Series “Atlanta” at Georgia Aquarium (Exclusive Photo Coverage)

Last week, FX hosted the official premiere event for their new original comedy series “ATLANTA.” The swanky affair was held at the Georgia Aquarium, where hundreds turned out to preview the highly-anticipated show. “ATLANTA” cast members Donald Glover (also the show’s creator, executive producer, writer, director and executive music producer), Brian Tyree Henry, Lakeith Stanfield […]

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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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Breaking: Federal Court Delivers A Blow to Promoter Who Attempted to Shut Down Faith Evans Bad Boy Reunion Performance in Atlanta

| August 24, 2016 | 0 Comments
Breaking: Federal Court Delivers A Blow to Promoter Who Attempted to Shut Down Faith Evans Bad Boy Reunion Performance in Atlanta

An Atlanta promoter decided to take singer Faith Evans and Live Nation to court for a temporary restraining order so she could not take part in the September 8th Bad Boy Reunion Concert that is scheduled to take place at Philips Arena. According to Jeremy Hill of Middle Georgia Entertainment Group, the singer contracted to […]

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Swift “Pull Up”

| August 2, 2016 | 0 Comments
Swift “Pull Up”

If you’re unfamiliar with the North Carolina native, Swift, there is still time to get yourself acquainted before, as he proclaims “Im’ma Pull Up, step out and stunt.” Swift, who currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia, has taken full advantage of getting out of his former recording deal with Island Def Jam. He has spent the […]

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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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Private Probation Company Being Sued For Making Two Woman Take Illegal Piss Test

| February 17, 2016 | 0 Comments
Private Probation Company Being Sued For Making Two Woman Take Illegal Piss Test

ATLANTA — A civil rights group says a private probation company illegally required people on probation for traffic offenses to submit to drug tests at their own expense. The Southern Center for Human Rights on Wednesday filed a federal lawsuit against Sentinel Offender Services and one of the company’s probation officers in north Georgia. The […]

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Racists Leave Confederate Flags Laying at Atlanta’s Historic Ebenezer Church

Racists Leave Confederate Flags Laying at Atlanta’s Historic Ebenezer Church

In the latest chapter of celebrating cough ‘southern heritage’, four confederate flags were left on the grounds of Atlanta, Georgia’s historic Ebenezer Baptist Church on Thursday. A groundskeeper made the discovery around 6 a.m. and alerted the National Park Service. No one saw who placed the flags on the grounds, but there was one surveillance […]

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Congrats! @Ludacris Honored at Georgia State Capital for Community Service

Congrats! @Ludacris Honored at Georgia State Capital for Community Service

Rapper, actor and philanthropist Chris “Ludacris” Bridges had a run in with potential presidential candidate Jeb Bush at the Georgia State Capital. While it is not quite Easy -E dripping jerri curl juice in the Oval office, it is always a big moment when politics and hip hop collide. Especially given the past history with […]

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Breaking: Judge Rescinds His New Trial Decision for Man Who Killed Rapper Slim Dunkin “I Signed The Wrong Order” (Yikes!)

| October 7, 2014 | 1 Comment
Breaking: Judge Rescinds His New Trial Decision for Man Who Killed Rapper Slim Dunkin “I Signed The Wrong Order” (Yikes!)

Reporting by: Dennis Byron UPDATE: In a very surprising turn of events, the judge who presided over the trial of former rapper Yung Vito has made an about-face decision and has rescinded his earlier order granting the rapper a new trial in the death of Mario Hamilton known in the rap community as Slim Dunkin. […]

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Exclusive Coverage: National DJ’s Honored at This Year’s MP3Waxx Event in Atlanta

| September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
Exclusive Coverage: National DJ’s Honored at This Year’s MP3Waxx Event in Atlanta

On one of Hip Hop’s most notable weekends, MP3waxx.com ignited Atlanta, Georgia with an event honoring the music industry’s top DJs, music producers and radio talent.  The MP3waxx.com DJs & Producer’s Honors Awards Luncheon brought together notables including Bigga Rankin, Drumma Boy, DJ SNS, Chingy, K Foxx from VH1’s “The Gossip Game,” DJ Nina 9, J Nicks from HOT 107.9, […]

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Exclusive Coverage: Eldorado Red Sentenced To 25 Years in Prison for Conspiracy and Gang Activities, Co-Defendant Gets Life for Murder!

| September 2, 2014 | 1 Comment
Exclusive Coverage: Eldorado Red Sentenced To 25 Years in Prison for Conspiracy and Gang Activities, Co-Defendant Gets Life for Murder!

In a trial that lasted 28 days, has finally come to a conclusion and while there were no winners in the outcome of the State of Georgia v. Gary Bradford, Deandre Washington and Maurice Conner, the jury has finally reached a verdict. Deliberations lasted around 10 hours and when the verdict was returned, their decision was […]

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[Exclusive Coverage] More Testimony Today Suggests Former Basketball Star Decensae White Masterminded The Hit on Lil Phat Via Court Ordered Wiretaps

| August 19, 2014 | 1 Comment
[Exclusive Coverage] More Testimony Today Suggests Former Basketball Star Decensae White Masterminded The Hit on Lil Phat Via Court Ordered Wiretaps

The defense team for Gary Bradford aka Eldorado Red, Deandre Washington and Maurice Conner will be presenting their case to the jury in hopes of convincing them to believe that evidence that was presented to them by the prosecution for over a week is not only false but may prove that Decensae White (the former basketball […]

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Murdered Teen Kendrick Johnson Family Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit

| July 30, 2014 | 0 Comments
Murdered Teen Kendrick Johnson Family Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit

A Georgia family has decided to take their case to a civil courtroom to get justice for their deceased son Kendrick Johnson who was found dead in a school gymnasium under questionable circumstances. According to friends and family of the teen, his death was not an accident as a result of him allegedly falling inside […]

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Auburn Quarterback Marshall Cited For Marijuana Possession

| July 11, 2014 | 1 Comment
Auburn Quarterback Marshall Cited For Marijuana Possession

Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall was cited for marijuana possession after being pulled over in Georgia on Friday afternoon. He was pulled over in Reynolds, Georgia for a window tint violation. When Police Chief Lonnie Holder approached Marshall’s vehicle he noticed a strong odor emanating from the vehicle. 8-10 grams of marijuana was discovered underneath the […]

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Walmart Driver Charged with Homicide and Assault in Comedian Tracy Morgan Accident

| June 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
Walmart Driver Charged with Homicide and Assault in Comedian Tracy Morgan Accident

Former Saturday night live comedian and actor Tracy Morgan is fighting for his life and one man is dead as a result of a Walmart tractor-trailer striking the comedian’s limousine tour bus. The truck driver identified as Kevin Roper, 35, of Jonesboro, Georgia was just charged with death by auto and four counts of assault […]

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Atlanta Falcons Break Ground On New Stadium

| May 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
Atlanta Falcons Break Ground On New Stadium

The Atlanta Falcons organization officially broke ground on a new stadium Monday night. The new stadium is scheduled to open in 2017. Owner and CEO Arthur Blank orchestrated the groundbreaking ceremony and provided attendees with 3-D glasses for a video show of the stadium along with a fireworks display. The Falcons organization is hoping that […]

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Warriors For Kendrick Johnson Documentary Filmed By Award Winning Filmmaker Rahiem Shabazz

| April 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
Warriors For Kendrick Johnson Documentary Filmed By Award Winning Filmmaker Rahiem Shabazz

On January 11th, 2013, 17- year-old Kendrick Johnson was found murdered, rolled up in a wrestling mat, in his Valdosta, Georgia High School’s gymnasium.  An autopsy concluded that the death was accidental.  Johnson’s family would not accept the findings, and started their own investigation into Kendrick’s odd and untimely death.  An autopsy conducted by a […]

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Former CEO Of Atlanta Area Daycare Chain Antonio Hurt Convicted Of Stealing Nearly $2 Million

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments
Former CEO Of Atlanta Area Daycare Chain Antonio Hurt Convicted Of Stealing Nearly $2 Million

According to a press release Wednesday from the office of U.S. Attorney Sally Quillian Yates, Antonio Hurt pleaded guilty to stealing nearly $2 million from a federal program that partially reimburses daycare centers for the cost of meals for children in need.  Between 2007 and 2010, the 38 year old served as the CEO of […]

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Georgia High School Celebrates Its First Integrated Prom

| April 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
Georgia High School Celebrates Its First Integrated Prom

Before you began reading this you have probably checked the date on this article at least twice.  Yes, it is April of 2014 and yes, in the year 2014 a school in the U.S. recently held its first school-sanctioned integrated prom.  Shocking, isn’t it? Students at Wilcox County High School finally got a chance to […]

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Exclusive Coverage: Judge Considers Granting Accessory to Murder Suspect A Bond in the Killing of Rapper Lil Phat

| March 6, 2014 | 0 Comments
Exclusive Coverage: Judge Considers Granting Accessory to Murder Suspect A Bond in the Killing of Rapper Lil Phat

Atlanta (Fulton County) – Reported by: Dennis Byron The former Russian mobster, Mani Chulpayev was back in court on Tuesday before Judge Craig Schwall to address the defendant’s motion for reconsideration of bond for the alleged accessory to murder of rapper Melvin Vernell III professionally known as Lil Phat.  Defense Attorney, Tanya Miller delivered a compelling set […]

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New Music Alert: Georgia Reign “Lookin Ass B**ches” (Nicki Minaj Remix)

| February 26, 2014 | 0 Comments
New Music Alert: Georgia Reign “Lookin Ass B**ches” (Nicki Minaj Remix)

Grammy nominated singer/songwriter Georgia Reign releases her version of Nicki Minaj’s “Looking Ass N**gas”. Something new for our ears, in this straight to the point track, Georgia is not playing nice as she calls out both women and men for their shady behavior. Georgia showcases her effortlessly smooth rapping skills more than her vocals showing […]

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In The Works! Outkast Will Reportedly Release New Solo Projects & New Group Album

| January 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
In The Works! Outkast Will Reportedly Release New Solo Projects & New Group Album

It’s the Hip Hop duo reunion we’ve all been waiting for. According to Revolt, Outkast members Big Boi and Andre 3000 plan on working on a new album together. Not before they release their own solo projects first. This news was announced shortly after Outkast released their plans to perform at over 40 festival dates […]

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Breaking News: Former NFL Player Carl Pickens Arrested for Domestic Violence in Georgia

| January 7, 2014 | 1 Comment
Breaking News: Former NFL Player Carl Pickens Arrested for Domestic Violence in Georgia

A former NFL player who now is a Duluth, Georgia resident was jailed recently on a battery charge that grew from a domestic incident, according to authorities. Carl Pickens of a Sugarloaf Club Drive subdivision was booked into the Gwinnett Detention Center on Jan. 5, according to jail records obtained by Hip Hop Enquirer. According […]

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Interracial Couple Outraged By Being Called “Jungle Fever” By Valet

| January 6, 2014 | 0 Comments
Interracial Couple Outraged By Being Called “Jungle Fever” By Valet

Apparently racial discrimination is still present in the New Year. One interracial couple had to learn that the hard way and what makes it worst is that is came from their valet! In East Point, Georgia an interracial couple was retrieving their car from a valet at Spondivits restaurant. As they approached the valet they […]

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Breaking: Details for Deceased Rapper Kayo Redd Funeral Services Have Been Released

| January 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
Breaking: Details for Deceased Rapper Kayo Redd Funeral Services Have Been Released

The family of the late Caodes Scott professionally known as Kayo Redd has released details of his wake and homecoming ceremony. The family has asked that attendees respect his wishes by not wearing black to his funeral, as he was someone “full of life and color” as this was stated by his brother rap star […]

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Madisyn Elise, New Pop Artist On The Scene With A Sorrowful Story!

| December 23, 2013 | 0 Comments
Madisyn Elise, New Pop Artist On The Scene With A Sorrowful Story!

By: Adriene Morton 12-year-old Madisyn Elise released her debut single entitled “Crazy, Crazy” on October 15, 2013. The Georgia native hones a craft of multiple talents being a singer, songwriter, and an actress, with a story to touch the hearts of millions. The young songstress composed the powerful, upbeat, track following a personal incident she […]

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Family Files Million Dollar Lawsuit of Man Who Died in Jail That Owed Child Support

| December 18, 2013
Family Files Million Dollar Lawsuit of Man Who Died in Jail That Owed Child Support

This morning the family of Douglass Brown, an army veteran and father  held a press conference at 10:00am at the Davis Bozeman law firm located in Decatur, GA. You may remember Brown who entered the Fulton County Jail October 9, 2013 because he was behind on his child support payments. Shortly after, on October 19, […]

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