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Fans from all over the world viewed a historic showcase of musical talent, as Honda Battle of the Bands celebrated its 15th anniversary. The marching band event of the year for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) presented eight top marching bands with a national platform to display remarkable showmanship, precise instrumentation and carefully-crafted choreography, both live and streamed online. Each of the participating universities received grants to help fund and support their music education programs.

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Atlanta producer and resident hitmaker, Mr. Hanky ends the year on a high note with the success of his hit single “On the Way” performed by DJ Luke Nasty. The song has reached over three thousand spins per week on urban and rhythmic radio stations across the country.

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Nick Gordon made a big mistake on Twitter Monday night, remembering late girlfriend Bobbi Kristina Brown on the two-year anniversary of her infamous hospitalization.
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LIL YACHTY

It was a tough night on the court, but fans were still pumped about Lil Yachty’s halftime performance.  Yachty was recently named to the Forbes 2017 class of “30 Under 30” and has released a pair of mixtapes, including “Summer Songs 2” in July. Yachty states, “I grew up in Atlanta, so it’s very exciting to take the stage at Philips Arena, especially during a Hawks game, The Hawks are really connecting with a younger fan base, so I think collaborating with the team for a halftime performance is a natural fit for both of us.

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They will end their runs after their upcoming seasons that already have taped. This translates to the fourth for “Love Thy Neighbor”and sixth for “For Better or Worse” two on TBS and four on OWN.

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(L-R) Honoree Bernard Bronner (Bronner Bros.), Jill Scott (Grammy-Winning R&B Recording Artist) and husband Mike Dobson, Honoree Hurricane Dave (Radio One), Ky Dele (Founder & Creator of The Made Man Awards), Honoree Mitch Henry (Radio One), and Keymanna Paulas (Keymanna Management)

Hundreds gathered to attend The Made Man red carpet awards reception in Atlanta presented by Blueprint Global Group, 100 Black Men of America, Morehouse Alumni Association and Upscale Magazine.

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The former Atlanta Falcons quarterback is ending his career in Houston the night before the Falcons play the Patriots in Super Bowl LI. TMZ reported Gucci Mane is hosting a retirement party for the quarterback in Houston this weekend. Check out the hype video from the Mane himself below.

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Faithful Atlanta Falcons, hundreds of them, dressed in red and black, packed the atrium of Atlanta City Hall Friday.

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