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Derek Blanks exclusive 40th Birthday Bash and Company launch will welcomed over 300 celebrities and influencers on Thursday, November 2nd, 2017. Attendees were include celebrities such as, Grammy-award winning singer Fantasia and platinum-selling singer Vivian Green and more.  
  
Model Tocarra & Celebrity Host Vena E. will hosted the Casino Royale themed event at one of Atlanta’s most elite nightclubs “The Havana Club”. The Havana club is a 15,000 square-ft. venue with the appeal of an exclusive ultra lounge and high-energy nightclub. Havana club features three separate environments that each includes plush VIP seating, which makes it the perfect ambiance for this themed event. 
 
 
About Derek
World-renowned celebrity photographer Derek Blanks has photographed some of the world’s most admired celebrities, which includes such luminaries as Angela Bassett, Jennifer Hudson, Nicki Minaj, Janelle Monae and Steve Harvey, just to name a few. Derek Blank’s amazing talent has set him apart from the competition for many years.

 

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Earlier this week, we reported T.I. signed a record deal with Hov’s Roc Nation for distribution of his highly anticipated 17th project The Dime Trap and that he is part-owner of TIDAL‘s music streaming service along with other notables like Lil Wayne, Kanye West and Queen Bey herself. Check out the video below.

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PHOTOS: Cynthia Bailey & Derek Blanks Opens New Modeling School & Photography Studio

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A big congratulations is in order to my girl Cynthia Bailey and friend/photographer Derek Blanks on the grand opening of their joint business which is a Modeling School/Photography Studio in Atlanta. This is going to be a great extension of their collective brands that include modeling and photography. These 2 stay winning!

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ToyaMarried2MedicineToya Bush-Harris has become quite the popular lil Cookie Doctor’s Wife on the new Bravo series Married to Medicine. First she was off to a quiet start and once she stepped into the boxing rink with Co-Executive Producer and Castmate Mariah Huq it’s been firecrackers every week! This week  READ MORE

The beautiful Erica Dixon, reality star of Love & Hip Hop Atlanta went all out on facial beauty for photographer Derek Blanks. She showed off her run way looks. Check out photos inside. READ MORE

Real R&B is BACK and TV One is out to prove it. Last night Atlanta had the opportunity to be personally introduced to the stars of the upcoming TV One Reality show R&B Divas premiering August 20, 2012 at 10pm . The shows stars Nicci Gilbert (known from the group Brownstown), Keke Wyatt, Monifah Carter, Syleena Johnson, and Faith Evans were all on hand to celebrate and give a sneak peak of the upcoming season.

Aside from the beautiful venue, guest received complimentary drinks and food as well as having their ears blessed when the ladies sang Happy Birthday to the late Whitney Houston. The food was great and they didn’t run out of food or drinks  so you know it was a great night for me… LOL

The lovely Erica Dixon, from Love & Hip Hop Atlanta came out to support some of her close friends from the show. Erica got some big things in the works.

Reality Star Derek J (RHOA), and the lovly Arielle  (Love & Hip Hop) also in the building, Derek said he’s been in the GYM, and is reportdly working on a new show.

Guest included Chanita Foster (Beyond The Game), Sharlinda Parker (Q Parker’s wife), Sabrina Rowe (Tu La 2 Nails),  Roger Bobb (Bobcat Films), Shanti Das, Demetria McKinney (House of Payne), Erica (Love&Hip Hop ATL),  RL and his fiancee Lena Daniels, Rodeny Perry, LeLee of SWV looking great as always and recording artist J’Plus and his label mate Cori Sims (Sky’s Limit/Capitol Records ) and many more.

Nicci Gilbert and her Beautiful Sister Andi , Daughter Brandi and Mother was in the building.

Monifah brought out the love of her life her girlfriend Terez. READ MORE

Trina Braxton’s new single “Party or Go Home” on iTunes has been burning up the clubs cause even Party Promoters will tell you if you didn’t come to party then GO HOME!” That ain’t Hot! – in my Tamar Braxton voice (no-Homo) If you think you got what it takes to be featured in Trina’s new music video then come on out and audition! Let Victor Jackson (the Choreographer) be the judge! Don’t be late! This will be the opportunity of a lifetime!

(CASTING CALL FOR MODELS/DANCERS)
12PM-5PM (Do Not Show Up at 5pm)
LOCATION: TREE SOUND’S STUDIO
4610 PEACHTREE INDUSTRIAL BLVD. NW
NORCROSS, GA. 30071

Tyson Beckford Comes To Atlanta For ‘A Night To Remember’

Last night, Judy and Michael Mauldin of R&B Hip Hop 4 Humanity along with Bentley Atlanta and The Atlantan hosted the star-studded “A Night to Remember” fundraiser and tribute to fashion pioneer Bethann Hardison and the late designer Willi Smith at Atlanta’s  Atlantic Station. “A Night to Remember” starts off Atlanta’s celebration of Fashion’s Night Out on September 8th. All proceeds from “A Night to Remember” will benefit the Mauldin Scholarship Fund at Savannah College of Art & Design, as well as Invisible Beauty, a documentary by Bethann Hardison.

Model Tyson Beckford and WSB TV’s Jovita Moore were the MCs of the fundraiser, which included a performance by singer Kenny Lattimore, a presentation to Hardison and Smith, and a runway show featuring model and tv personality Cynthia Bailey.

Interior designer Michael Habachy of HGTV’s “Design Wars” turned the loft space above Z Gallerie into a white wonderland with multi-colored lighting.

The fashion show was real nice and a ton of celebs came out including: Actress Jasmine Guy, former model Gail O’Neill, Anna Maria Horsford, Toya & Memphitz Wright, Trina & Towanda Braxton, Tameka Raymond (one of the show’s stylists), attorney/Real Housewives’ Phaedra Parks, singer/songwriter Crystal Nicole, choreographer Andrea Kelly, singer Dondria, entrepreneur Peter Thomas, Derek Blanks, Atlanta City Councilman Kwanza Hall, Roger Bobb, Kenny Burns (V103) all came out to support “A Night to Remember.”

I had the chance to talk to Toya & Memphitz and they were telling me how they were in LA and be on the watch for big things from them!

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