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I had the opportunity to sit down with OWN Tv’s super entrepreneur and restaurant mogul Tim Norman of Sweetie Pies during his recent trip to Atlanta. Tim and the entire Sweetie Pies gang is excited about the expansion of their new restaurant, moving to the west coast, and building their brand one person, one plate, and one restaurant at a time. The upcoming season shows the cast adjusting to life on the West Coast and bringing soul food to an area of the country that’s used to bean sprouts, tofu, and gluten-free.

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Viv Empire 3“Empire” fans will finally get to see Vivica Fox on the hit TV series tonight in the episode, titled “My Bad Parts”.  Ms. Fox will make her “Empire” debut as Candace, Cookie’s older sister, who comes to town to pay Cookie a visit.  Get more scoop about tonight show inside. READ MORE

DSC_8394A host of friends and family came together to celebrate Baby Tucker at Kandi and Todd’s KANDILAND themed baby shower yesterday.  All of Atlanta’s biggest and brightest stars came out to support the couple as they prepare for their new bundle of joy.  Kandi’s longtime friends Tamara, Tiny, Rasheeda, and Camron planned an awesome gathering!!!DSC_8421In addition to celebrating the new baby, Kandi and Todd unveiled a beautiful new family portrait with everyone dressed in white that was absolutely breathe taking!Kand Todd Family PhotoDaughters Riley and Kaela look so pretty!!!!


Of course Kandi’s castmates from RHOA came to the celebration.  Demetria McKinney, Marlo Hampton, and Phaedra Parks were all smiles and excited.  There was a lot of love in the room!DSC_8536Moyetta Shaw and Toya Wright looked great!  DSC_8412And Mama Joyce is too excited about her new grandbaby!!!!  There are so many more pictures from the event inside.  I am so happy for Kandi and Todd!!!  God Bless you and your lovely family!!! READ MORE has exclusive access to the #PepsiATL Empire Viewing Party on Wednesday! It will be a showing of Empire, but also an Industry Insiders panel with Shanti Das, Demetria McKinney, Deb Antney and a few others, drink specials, good music, cool giveaways, celeb appearances and more. If you want to be there too, you can go to to get on our list.

2387270_RICKEY-SINGLE-3-LORES-FOSILVER SPRING, MD) – NOVEMBER 10, 2015 – Award winning national syndicated radio personality, host and stand-up comedian Rickey Smiley returns to TV One with the premiere of his new docs-series Rickey Smiley For Real on Tuesday, Nov. 10 at 8 p.m. ET. The hour-long series takes a humorous look at Smiley’s hectic life as he manages his career, single fatherhood and personal life. TV One’s Rickey Smiley For Real is a voyeuristic view into what makes Smiley a successful media mogul in radio, comedy and television, as well as captures the syndicated host as he juggles two families – one at home and the other at work. READ MORE


WE tv announced today that the network has green lit the new docu-series “Selling It: In The ATL !


DSC_4898Actor Michael Jai White and his beautiful wife and fellow actress Gillian White (formerly Waters) were spotted at T.I.’s new restaurant Scales 925 in downtown Atlanta.  The couple just got married this year in lavish Thailand ceremony that featured an elephant parade, belly dancers, and fireworks.  DSC_4980The couple are also co-stars in Never Back Down 3, which was directed by Micheal Jai White.  The movie is the third installment of a popular martial arts film triology and is slated to come out in 2016.  Michael and Gillian also attended a costume party at Suite Lounge while they were in town. Check out more photos of the couple in Atlanta below.  READ MORE


The lovely Toya Wright celebrated her 32nd birthday with family and friends in 80’s grandeur and style by hosting a fun skate party at Atlanta’s Sparkle Skating Rink. The private at the Sparkles Rink for a fun-filled 80’s theme. Family and friends came from all over the country to celebrate life, friendship, and good old fashion Halloween fun.


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