Yo if you are in Atlanta and have some free time on the third Wednesday of the month you sould come out to one of the cities top event’s for live music. Shanti Das and Marlon Nichols did it again! ATL Live on the Park.. Season 3 blasts into their spring show with an explosive set of performances, and not an empty seat in the house.The audience was in awe witnessing the transitional performance from former Source magazine executive Benzino, and his band the Magnificent 757’s along with Stevie J. The vibes and spirits were so high, guest audience members: RL of NEXT, J. Holiday, and Brandon of Jagged Edge came to the stage for surprise performances. There was a perfect eclectic sound of music sensation throughout the beautiful Park Tavern, located at Piedmont Park.Everyone who’s any one in Atlanta is there..

Headliner and R&B sensation Tank serenaded the audience with his melodic vocals, including past hits and his latest single from his fifth studio album, “This is How I Feel.” The evening was filled with performances from Stevie J & BEnzino’s Magnificent 757s (Stevie J is a part of VH1′s Love & Hip Hop Atlanta & is the ex-boo of rapper/actress/designer Eve), former BE Mag Cover Artist K.Michelle (who is also a part of Love & Hip Hop Atlanta’s cast), old school crooner Case, along with impromptu sets by RL, J.Holiday, and Brandon from Jagged Edge. READ MORE

R. Kelly’s now seeking a response for his “Love Letter.”


The R&B singer will release the follow up to his 2010 album “Love Letter” on June 26th.


It’s called “Write Me Back” and includes Kelly’s, “Feelin’ Single,” a new song that was released Monday online.


The singer really is inviting fans to “write him back” after they pick up the new album.

Packaging for the set is expected to include a postcard for fans to jot down a few words and send to him.

In addition to the new album, R. Kelly is also prepping a memoir of his life called “Soula Coaster: The Diary Of Me.” Watch video below:  He’ll also reveal more chapters in his “Trapped in the Closet” series on the Independent Film Channel later this year.

As Jennifer Lopez’s second season on “American Idol” winds down, the judge says she may not be back for a third. READ MORE

Rihanna has been putting in overtime as the release date for her acting debut in the movie “Battleship” approaches. According to the singer, there wasn’t much down time on the set of the alien sci-fi thriller either.

Rihanna’s family thinks the pop star has been working a little too hard and is pointing the finger at her management team for the singer’s recent hospitalization.

Rihanna’s brother, Rorrey Fenty, told the “Daily Star” he could see it coming.

He said his sister has been “exhausted for months” while putting in 13-hour days.

But a friend seems to think Rihanna, herself, might be partly to blame for her health setback. READ MORE

The new-look judging panel on “The X Factor” is excited about the upcoming season of the Fox show. Simon Cowell and the network officially introduced newcomers Britney Spears and Demi Lovato during Fox’s upfronts on Monday, with Cowell telling the crowd that “rumors are one thing, but delivery is something else.” READ MORE

The homie Young Jeezy gave us a behind the scenes look at his “Hustlerz Ambition” tour in his new video for “Way Too Gone,” featuring fellow Atlanta rapper Future. READ MORE

A Collin County judge has ruled Deion Sanders will have to pay his estranged wife roughly $14,000 in child support and mortgage payments each month. Pilar Sanders had presented an even larger child support request to the NFL Hall of Famer Tuesday in court.

The Former Dallas Cowboy openly laughed in the courtroom when Pilar Sanders estimated his net worth at $250,000,000, and asked the court for $24,000 a month in payments. Deion Sanders chuckled out loud in obvious disagreement that its that high. READ MORE

ATL owns Travis Porter will finally unleash their first full album, From Day 1, at the end of the month. Ballerstatus reports in support of the LP, they release the music video for their party track “Aww Yeah” on MTV2. READ MORE