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R&B didn’t fall far from the tree with R&B Artist Chris Knite the cousin to Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Chart Artist Avant. Chris Knite knew as a young child what he wanted to do with his life, he wanted to become a singer being inspired by artist like Boys11 Men, Avant, Usher, Luther Vandross and Gerald Levert.  READ MORE

ATLANTA (Sept. 20, 2017) – McDonald’s has named Atlanta as the host city for the 2018 McDonald’s All American Games. The 2018 Games will be played on March 28, 2018 at Philips Arena, home of the Atlanta Hawks. The city previously hosted the 1983 and 1992 Boys Games.

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The NAACP Releases a Statement on The 2017 Emmy Winners

The NAACP is tremendously pleased that this year’s Emmy nominations accurately reflected the work of the many talented individuals of color. We extend congratulations to all the nominees and Emmy Award winners including Donald Glover, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series (Atlanta) and Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series (Atlanta); Sterling K. Brown, Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series (This Is Us); and Lena Waithe and Aziz Ansari, Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series (Masters of None); Ava DuVernay for Outstanding Writing for a Nonfiction Program (13th); Common, Robert Glasper, and Karriem Riggins for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics (13th); Dave Chappelle for Best Guest Actor in a Comedy Series (Saturday Night Live); RuPaul Charles for Best Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program (RuPaul Drag Race); Kim Estes for Best Actor in a Short Form Comedy or Drama Series (Dicks); and Riz Ahmed for Best Actor in a Limited Series or a Television Movie (The Night Of).
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ATLANTA (Sept. 19, 2017) – One of the most beloved groups in R&B history, XSCAPE, have announced their first-ever headlining tour, THE GREAT XSCAPE TOUR. The group will play Philips Arena in their hometown of Atlanta on Sunday, Dec. 31, at 8 p.m. Tickets go on sale this Friday, Sept. 22, at 10 a.m. via Ticketmaster.com.

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Nigerian born singer/songwriter MARENIKAE hosted a listening session for her upcoming EP Ajebutter. Introducing a new genre of music coined “afromerge” MARENIKAE’s sound seeks to fuse her native African culture with her current American home. Atlanta music industry tastemakers were invited to a cultural experience complete with African dance, music and an authentic Nigerian meal complete with a signature alcoholic beverage. Guests were treated to an advance version of the EP and asked to give feedback on favorite song and potential follow-up single. Upon leaving guests were given gift bags with African soap, incense and sweet treats along with background information on each item.  Aside from media and several music executives, MARENIKAE welcomed Wondaland artist Roman GianArthur and Bando Jonez. 
 

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A cutting edge drama written, directed and produced by Henderson Maddox, “Products of the American Ghetto” hosts their premiere party at “The Plaza” an Atlanta landmark and the city’s longest continuously operating movie theater.

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Latasha Wrights has blue themed baby shower with family and friends. Hosted by Nikki Nicole, catering by , Tiny Harris, Zonnique, Kandi Burruess and Todd Smith, Kimberly Blackwell, Haley Dickey and more were in attendance.

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Bobbi Kristina’s Estate has now joined forces with Bobby Brown to stop TV1 from doing a biopic on Bobbi Kristina’s life … TMZ has learned.

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