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Faithful Atlanta Falcons, hundreds of them, dressed in red and black, packed the atrium of Atlanta City Hall Friday.

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The city of Atlanta is ready to go back to work after re-electing my friend and homie.  Kasim Reed the 14th mayor after he was sworn in for his second term along side members of Atlanta’s City Council.

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One of Reed’s top priority during his second term is taking on the city’ nearly $1 billion backlog of road projects, pothole repairs and other infrastructure needs. Mayor Reed plans to seek a bond referendum worth up to $250 million, which voters would have to approve in order to fund the project.

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My girl R&B singer/Monica Brown was in the building to sing God bless America. Monica is such a sweetheart, and brought Deb Antney (Waka Flocka’s mom) there to put her in a different mindset, from all her funeral sadness and because Deb Antney still wanted to support her great city and Mayor Reed.

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The two along side her Aunt and manager Melinda had a ladies day out … Mo always tells me “its so important women support  each other” .. READ MORE

[PHOTOS] Ne-Yo’s Compound Foundations Giving Tour

DSC_3794Neyo, pictured above with his daughter, held a benefit last night in Atlanta and gave away over $300,000 worth of toys and food.  It was so dope! Neyo’s charity, The Compound Foundation partnered with companies like Chic-Fila, who gave out over 500 chicken sandwiches to all the kids!  DSC_3979Neyo’s entire family came out to supprt the event!  His mom, daughter, son, and baby’s mom Monyetta Shaw were there and working to help those who are less fortunate. And it wasn’t the cheap dollar store toys  I wa blown away at the generosity that the compound foundation. DSC_3675Keisha Knight Pulliam served as the Co Host of the event. And all of Neyo’s celebrity friends came out to meet and greet the guest and give away toys.
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Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed came out as well to The Compound Foundation’s Toy Drive.  The beloved mayor was happy to see all the smiling faces full of Christmas cheer!  DSC_3742My home girl Toya Wright was in the building to help spread Christmas cheer too!  Toya is celebrating her 1 year anniversay of the Garb Boutique! Congrats!  DSC_3815Neyo’s baby mama, Monyetta Shaw got a chance to catch up with Real Housewife of Atlanta Kandi Burruss at the event.  Check out more pictures from the event below.  READ MORE

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So So Def Recordings home to platinum-selling acts such as Jermaine Dupri, Xscape, Bow Wow, Jagged Edge and Da Brat – will celebrate 20 years of hit-making music at an All-Star Anniversary Concert on February 23 at the Fox Theater, announced founder/CEO Dupri at a press conference earlier this week at City Hall.

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