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BMI hosted it’s 2017 Holiday Party hosted by Catherine Brewton the Vice President, Creative at Broadcast Music, Inc (BMI). The annual holiday affair was truly star-studded with Atlanta’s biggest and brightest stars including Dallas Austin, Jazzy Pha, Marlow Hampton, Pastor Troy, Manny Fresh, Shanti Dias and Princess formerly of Crime Mobb.

The party was held at 02 Lounge in Buckhead. Tis the season to turn all the way up. Check out the fun after the break.  READ MORE

DSC_6352All of Atlanta came out to celebrate the release of Monica’s latest release Code Red. The superstar mother, wife, and singer put on a fabulous concert at Center Stage in her home town of Atlanta!  You know I was backstage taking all the pics!!!  DSC_5990Tiny came out to support her girl Monica.   They have been longtime friends and support each other all the time!DSC_6051The baddest chick, Trina was on hand to open up for Monica and got the crowd hype before Monica took the stage!
DSC_6801Missy Elliot was also there to support Monica!  Check out all the backstage action from Monica’s Code Red Concert in Atlanta! READ MORE

Artist Spotlight- Final Draft

There is a new R&B supergroup on the rise! Final Draft is shaking up the industry. Their single “For Life” was number one on Billboard for R&B single sales. They’re going in the lab with Dallas Austin and Lionel Ritchie to work on their album to be released in 2014. We can’t wait to see what they have cooking up next!

As you can see they have been out and about. Video premiers on 106 & Park, singing with Mike Epps, chilling with Young Joc and so much more.

Check out their single:

These guys can sing! And they’re not hard on the eyes ladies!
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Be sure to check out their youtube channel and follow them on Instagram and Twitter, @4finaldraft

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ZachFarlowLooks like there’s a new kid on the block. Move over Yelawolf and watch out Eminem! Zach Farlow is the new Artist taking over things at Urban Angels Music Group DARP Studios”  Zach dropped the single “Get Rich and Get High” on 19 and Booming’s Mixtape

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and Black Diamonds all in one week.  808 Mafia Producer Southside READ MORE

Votte Hall: New R&B Artist Sensation

Votte Hall Announces New Music 2011! Former assistant to the celebs turned recording artist will be releasing new music soon. Votte Hall has been on the music industry scene since 2006. His career began as an Intern for super producer Jazze Pha’s record label, “Shonuff Records” under the direction of Laura Giles. After completing his internship there in 2007.

Hall then went to become an assistant at Dallas Austin Recording Projects. Hall worked closely with the Dallas Austin Foundation. Hall has been spotted on many red carpets from Celebrity Mansion Parties to the Grammys. Hall’s new manager is a former music industry executive who has worked for Arista and LaFace Records.

Check out video when Votte Hall worked for Dallas Austin!

Follow: @VotteHall

Dallas Austin Foundation for Music Education

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Founded in 2003 by Grammy Award-winning songwriter and producer Dallas Austin, the “Dallas Austin Foundation for Music Education” focuses on youth development through the art of music with our instructor-led after-school program. Since its inception, the foundation has impacted the lives of more than 2,000 students across the Atlanta metropolitan area.

A lot of people tend to look over the really important things like investing back into our youth. When I received the phone call to cover this event from Mary Katherine, I knew I had to come out and show my humble support.

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Dallas Austin foundation gears towards urban children that have a passion for music and the development of the entire industry as a whole. The foundation has reached over 10 schools all over Georgia. Those schools being equip with state of the art studio equipment. This will allow them endless amount of access to the art of creativity. Thus, inspiring our children to dream BIG!

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The event was held at the Commerce Club which is a Club that embodies all the Fortune 500 companies,like Usher, President of Coca Cola, President of Georgia Power just to name a few. Mrs. Huff Announced that they will be soon excepting new membership and broadening their horizons to every market of business in the world seeking to expand and grow.

Let’s all take head and continue to pass the torch on, I’ve been inspired to start my own foundation when I get myself in a position to pull the kids up and lead them. READ MORE