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The Soul Train Awards 2012 will be celebrating their 25th awards who with a three-day experience in Las Vegas. The weekend will consist of music, comedy and entertainment. The show is hosted by Cedric the Entertainer. Newly added performers will be Gladys Knight, Ne-Yo, Anthony Hamilton, 2 Chainz, Keyshia Cole and more.

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The Soul Train Awards 2012 are just around the corner. The show is hosted by comedian and actor Cedric the Entertainer. Charlie Wilson, Fantasia and John Legend are all set to perform. The show takes place in Las Vegas and will air on BET and Centric on Sunday, November 25th. The newest additions to the show are Jody Watley and Keri Hilson to be presenting.

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The elite industry invitation only, black-tie event, “Evening of Luxury” returns for its 7th year in Atlanta, Georgia. The event is happening surrounding the 2012 BET Hip-Hop Awards weekend.  The evening is presented by Ciroc Premium Vodka. This year’s honoree is Young Jeezy. It will be a celebration of him and his birthday. READ MORE

Ludacris brought out all if his celebrity friends for his 7th Annual ‘Ludaday Weekend.’ On Sunday, the LudaDay Celebrity Basketball Game was held at the Morehouse College Forbes Arena.

The crowd was even more packed that previous years. During Ludaday Weekend, Ludacris highlighted local charities that support the city of Atlanta including; Frank Ski Kids Foundation, Inc., Keshia Knight Pulliam’s Kamp Kizzy, Antoine “Big Boi” Patton’s Big Kidz Foundation, Josh Powell’s 21 Reasons Foundation, Get Schooled.org, Do Something, Ryan Cameron Foundation, and the Boys & Girls Club of Atlanta.

Ticket sales raised nearly $30,000 and benefited The Ludacris Foundation.

During the game Ludacris was honored with a proclamation from the City of Atlanta. September 2, in Atlanta is now Officially ‘Luda Day.’ Highlight included comedian Kevin Hart singing Monica’s, ‘Just One of Them Days’.

Also, there was a surprise appearance from Floyd Mayweather, who was on Team Luda. He played the entire game with no break and of course, Kevin Hart had jokes about that. Celebrity sightings included: Toya Wright and daughter Reginae Carter, Monica and her two sons, Akon, Keri Hilson, Tika Sumpter, Keke Palmer, Keisha Knight Pulliam, Fab, Letoya Luckett, Larenz Tate, Mase,  Lance Gross, “Love & Hip Hop ATL” couple Rasheeda and hubby Kurt, Momma Dee, Sammie, Diamon, TV Personality Big Tigger, Lil Chuckie and more. The final score was 103 (Team Hart) to 100 (Team Luda). Of course Kevin Hart didn’t cut Ludacris any slack with his team winning.

Monica with her two boys

Akon

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I recently got the opportunity to attend one of Atlanta’s fashion-forward red carpet events inside the historic Georgia Freight Depot for one of the most dynamic spectacular charity fashion shows of the season. Tastemakers, celebrities and supporters joined Polow da Don to celebrate his 5th anniversary of Zone 4 Inc., to commemorate Foundation F.O.C.U.S’  on their 3rd year of service and the 5th Annual Celebration 4 A Cause (C4AC) fundraiser.

Hosting the evening’s festivities were National Hot Rod Association driver, Nicole Lyons and C4AC Creative Director & Founder, Clay West. Quickly becoming a household name in the industry, Lyons has won four national NASCAR events in 2011, is poised to become the first African-American female NASCAR driver in 2012-2013 and has also been featured on FOX Sports’ Car Warriors on Speed TV.

Other celebrities who made a guest appearance during the event included: Zone 4, Inc. recording artist, Keri Hilson, reality TV star Toya Wright a F.O.C.U.S. 4 LIFE campaign ambassador who also premiered her women’s collection Adori Denim during the fashion show, singer Meelah Williams formerly of the platinum selling girls group 702, celebrity stylist and reality TV star, Derek J and model Yelena Leuchanka of the WNBA Atlanta Dream, just to name
a few.

C4AC media partner and publisher of Jones Magazine, Londell McMillan also joined the celebration. The evening kicked into full gear when R & B’s newest sensation, Luke James performed a soulful medley of familiar tunes and sang his debut single “I Want You” while Disney’s Next Big Thing teen stars, Chloe and Halle Bailey dedicated their rendition of the “Greatest Love of All” to all of the F.O.C.U.S. Honorees. READ MORE

Keri Hilson Leaving Wilhelmina Modeling Agency

Has Ms Keri left music for modeling?   According to Necolebitchie  The Pretty Girl Rock singer song writer was spotted leaving Wilhelmina Modeling agency in New York the other day.  The modeling management agency, which just signed rapper Iggy Azalea, may sign Keri Hilson to a deal which would assist with clothing and fragrance campaigns among other brand expansions.  Congrats Keri!!  We wish you well in your future endeavors.   READ MORE

It’s always great to see celebrities work o bring awareness to any cause and May has been a huge success for the fight against HIV/AIDS and bringing awareness to the issue.

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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