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Atlanta, GA (October 16, 2016) – On Saturday, October 15th, The Gentlemen’s Foundation brought the Harlem Renaissance to the city of Atlanta for the 5th Annual Gentlemen’s Ball. The Atlanta Marriott Marquis ballroom was filled with influential LGBTQ community leaders, politicians, allies, entertainers, entrepreneurs, and tastemakers alike as the soulful sounds of the roaring 20s and unlimited cocktails flowed. Community activist Darnell L. Moore and television personality Miss Lawrence (Real Housewives of Atlanta and Empire) served as hosts for the evening. Guests will also enjoy complimentary gifts from allied sponsors, casino tables, live performances from R&B Diva’s Monifah and The Dingalogues, and more.



Dorian J was born in Buffalo, New York, to Rhonda Henderson who was a singer then and now is a pastor and author and Stevie Jordan who is known as 4x Grammy Award Winner Hitman Stevie J. With both parents being musically inclined it is no surprise that Dorian J. known to the world as Stevie J’s son would continue in his parents musical endeavors.



I was blessed to have the opportunity to capture images for the 2016 BET Hip Hop Awards green carpet. Some of the biggest and brightest stars all made their way to the ATL for a dope week of Hip Hop Fun.

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The triumph awards honored Sean “Diddy” CombsSpike LeeJermaine DupriAttorney Benjamin Crump, FedEx executive Gina Adams and Mastercard. Performances and appearances by Nick Cannon, Fantasia, Eric Benet, Joe, BJ the Chicago Kid, Juan and Deborah Joy Winans, V. Bozeman, Jekalyn Carr, NAN Chairman Reverend Dr. W. Franklyn Richardson; Martin Luther King, III, JB Smoove, Dionne Warwick, Marc Lamont Hill, Kandi Burrus, Dondre Whitfield, Angel McCoughtry, Erica Ash and featuring Mothers of the Movement: Sybrina FultonGwen Carr, Leslie McSpadden and Esaw Snipes Garner.



Black-ish” star Tracee Ellis Ross makes history as the first African-American woman to receive an Emmy nomination for “Outstanding Lead Actress in Comedy Series” in 30 years! The actress sat down with “Good Morning America” to discuss her excitement when she found out.

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Producer DJ Khaled & Friends opened the show last night at the 2016 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards. The evening was truly spectacular as R&B/Hip Hop stars from yesterday and today came to the ATL to celebrate the art and love of music. The beautiful Toni Braxton received the BMI President’s Award for her musical achievements. The private event saluted songwriters, producers and publishers of the past year’s top songs in the genres.


PHOTOS: Toni Braxton HONORED at the 2016 BMI Awards!!!!


The beautiful and legdendary Toni Braxton was honored at the 2016 BMI Awards hosted in the ATL over the night for her tremendous contribution to the arts. The lovely starlet was surrounded by her loving family, her boo Birdman, and some of the biggest and brightest stars in the R&B/HIP HOP spectrum. I had the privilege of taking photos and enjoying the moment with my girl. Toni Braxton is truly a living legend and she’s enjoying her success.



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The beautiful Kelly Rowland was in the ATL over the weekend to connect with her hometown, enjoy V-103’s 2016 Car and Bike Show and most importantly she showcased her dope new girl group June’s Diary for the world to see. The girl group is the stars of Kelly’s hit docuseries for BET entitled “Chasing Destiny”.


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