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Lifetime has given the green light to original movie Faith Under Fire, based on the book Prepared for a Purpose: An Inspiring True Story of Faith, Courage and Compassion in Crisis by Tuff and Alex Tresniowski. Toni Braxton (Toni Braxton: Unbreak My Heart) is attached to star and executive produce the film for a 2018 premiere.Braxton plays Antoinette Tuff, the struggling single mom from Georgia who heroically averted a tragedy, saving hundreds of lives when she convinced a deranged gunman who stormed a Decatur, GA, elementary school in 2013 to surrender. 

Shortly after arriving to work at the Ronald E. McNair Discovery Learning Academy, Antoinette, the school’s bookkeeper, was in the front office when Michael Hill (played by Trevor Morgan), a young man with a history of mental illness, snuck in, armed with an AK-47 and hundreds of rounds of ammunition. As the school went into lockdown, Antoinette was left alone with Trevor, who repeatedly threatened to kill everyone. Showing enormous courage and empathy, along with nerves of steel, Antoinette convinced Trevor to surrender by using her own life struggles to connect with him. Yaya DaCosta (Whitney) portrays Kendra McCray, the 911 operator relaying messages from Antoinette to police on the scene.

 Faith Under Fire is produced by Sony Pictures Television. T.D. Jakes (Heaven Is for Real), Judith Verno (Masters of Sex), Derrick Williams (Miracles from Heaven), Toni Braxton and Craig Baumgarten (Toni Braxton: Unbreak My Heart) executive produce. Emmy nominee Vondie Curtis Hall (Abducted: The Carlina White Story)directs from a script written by Laura Harrington and Stephen Kay.

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Pastor Cornelius and Heather Lindsey will be the hosts of over 2,500 people from around the world at their 4th Annual Pinky Promise and The Man Cave conferences, held at The Marriott Marquis Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia. Tonight, they kicked off the conference with a book signing where fans crowded around to personal autographs. The conference focuses on strengthening the lives and foundation of Christians around the world.

Cornelius and Heather Lindsey first made waves on social media by vowing not to kiss until their wedding day and sharing that kiss with the world.  Eight years later, Cornelius leads The Gathering Oasis Church, with Heather by his side and a primarily millennial congregation who share in their passion to live Christ-centered lives.

 

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‘TIL DEATH DO US PART

Synopsis:

Michael & Madison Roland, had planned to spend the rest of their lives together, until one day Michael’s controlling ways turned their perfect marriage, into an abusive rollercoaster no woman could survive. With the help of her best friend, Madison decides to get away. After adopting a new identity, she meets Alex Stone and learns to love again. All is well, until Michael discovers Madison’s whereabouts, and recreates the nightmare she once lived all over again.

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Photos: V103 Car and Bike Show 2017

V-103 & WAOK Presented the 14th Annual Car & Bike Show Yesterday July 15th, 2017 from at the Georgia World Congress Center featuring Wale, LeCrae, Joe Gifted, Sevyn Streeter, Dae Dae , Trillville, Scrappy,  Crime Mob, Jhonni Blaze, Jaquees and headlined with YO GOTTI !

The 14th Annual  V103 car and bike show was definitely lit !  “Snap” era pioneers were in full force last night with Trillville, Scrappy, Fabo and not to mention the Shawty Lo tribute (rip) to Atlanta’s own ! Fans were lit to watch all the dope performances by Wale, Yo Gotti, Joe Gifted, Jaquees, KCamp, and Lecrae just to name a few… This event was brought to you by the sponsors (Fresh Empire, Metro Pcs, Dtlr, Peach State Health Plan, and Test Atlanta. Take a look at some of the photos !

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John Janick, CEO of Interscope, Justice Baiden, Junia Abaidoa, Sean Famoso, Tunde Balagun, and Carlon Ramong

 

The city of Atlanta celebrated creative collective, Love Renaissance and Interscope Records in the official launch of LVRN Records & Studios. The invite-only celebration honored LVRN’s commitment to serve and support Atlanta’s creative talent and presented award plaques recognizing label artists 6LACK and Grammy-nominated DRAM. 
 

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Yesterday evening at Regal Atlantic Station in Atlanta, 20th Century Fox presented a VIP Red Carpet screening of War For The Planet Of The Apes opening nationwide Friday, July 14. As theatergoers waited in anticipation for doors to open, the Red Carpet overflowed with local and national celebrities who were excited to witness the war that would determine the fate of humanity.

Attending celebs, tastemakers and influencers included event host, Headkrack (co-host of the Rickey Smiley Morning Show and Dish Nation), as well as NBA basketball superstar Dwight Howard, actress/celebrity model Eva Marcille, double Emmy Award-winning actor GregAlan Williams (OWN’s Greenleaf), famed Hollywood director/producer Rob Hardy, reality newcomer Brandon Barnes (WEtv’s Growing Up Hip-Hop), Ceaser and Sky (VH1’s Black Ink Crew New York), Dr. Heavenly (Bravo’s_Married To Medicine), Bambi (VH1’s Love & Hip-Hop Atlanta), Lil Webby(hip-hop artist), John Grant (Executive Director of ESPN Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl, Egypt Sherrod (HGTV’s Flipping Virgins), Final Draft (America’s Got Talent_ Season 12), Fahamu Pecou (Visual Artist & Scholar), famed Gospel artist, Micah Stampley, and more

Take a look at highlights from the red carpet below and please credit all photos below to Robin Lori Photography.

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Last night, the 80’s jams were in full effect ! Big Daddy Kane, Troop, Slick Rick, Jalil & Ecstasy of Whodini, Hi Five, Force MD’s and Chubb Rock ! The concert was hosted by funny man MC Lightfoot with a suprise appearance of Kool Moe D ! Special shout out to Lisa Gee for doing such great PR for the media !

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28 June 2017 Kicking off the release of the first-ever Hustle Gang album, iconic rapper and co-founder of Grand Hustle, Tip “T.I. Harris, drops the first track entitled- Game 7. This track features Hustle Gang newcomers RaRa and Brandon Rossi, who also produced the song alongside The Supersonics. Game 7 depicts a story of what it means to ‘ball’ from their prospective, over a smooth trap beat. This song can be found on the upcoming We Want Smoke Hustle Gang album, set to release this summer.

Game 7 is Available Commercially Everywhere!

About Grand Hustle
Grand Hustle is an Atlanta, Georgia based record label. Grand Hustle is home to the Hustle Gang which include artists – Tip “T.I.”Harris, Trae Tha Truth, B.o.B, Young Dro, Yung Booke, London Jae, Tokyo Jetz, RaRa, Translee, Travis Scott and Iggy Azalea. The label also houses a roster of record producers including Lil’ C, Mars, Street Dreams and more.