The Heineken Suite at Philips Arena was the place to be last night as executives from Converse hosted some of Atlanta’s movers and shakers during Game Five of the Atlanta Hawks/Milwaukee Bucks NBA Playoff Series. I had a bast and I got some free shoes and food so yall know I am happy… LOL …


Everyone from Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed to rapper Yung Joc attended to officially welcome the start of the Converse Take Over Weekend in Atlanta, which will encompass the Converse Tip Off on Friday, April 30, Converse Band of Ballers & Converse Open Gym on Saturday, May 1 and a Proclamation from City Council President Caesar Mitchell and other members of Atlanta City Council on Monday, May 3rd. Some of the other “ATL-iens” who stopped by the suite included Lamman Rucker & Denise Boutte of Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married, Bill Bellamy, Terri J. Vaughn of Tyler Perry’s Meet The Browns, Sam Crenshaw and Karyn Greer of WXIA-Channel 11, Roger Bobb of Tyler Perry Studios, Mia Butler of TBS and several others. Other tastemakers who will participate in various aspects of the Converse Take Over weekend include Jim Jones, Jermaine Dupri, OJ Da Juice Man, Jay Electronica, Shawty Lo and several others.

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