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Atlanta pioneer music mogul and DJ, Kawan ‘KP The Great’ Prather celebrated his birthday at Alibi. Guests enjoyed complimentary Martell Blue Swift cocktails and vibed to the sounds of KP The Great and special guest DJ’s. 

The Atlanta native entered the music business as a DJ for the legendary Dungeon Family’s (DF) first rap group, Parental Advisory (PA). He then went on to A&R the platinum album of DF’s second act, OutKast, soon after becoming one of Antonio “L.A.” Reid’s first hit men at LaFace Records. KP flourished A&Ring OutKast’s double platinum sophomore LP, “ATLiens,” helping singer Pink find her musical identity, and working with legends like Usher, Quincy Jones, Michael Jackson and Jermaine Dupri.

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Atlanta’s Musical Royalty The Dungeon Family were definitely in the house as they headlined for One Music Fest 2016 at Aarons Lakewood Amphitheater. Fans from all across the city of Atlanta and beyond came out to enjoy the dope music of Atl’s greatest stars.

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The legendary show united Andre 3000, Big Boi, Ceelo Green, Big Gipp, Backbone, Public Announcement, Big Rube, Cool Breeze, Killer Mike, Bone Crusher, Sleepy Brown, Rico Wade, Organized Noize, Witchdoctor, Lil Will, TI and Kilo Ali. As a real ATLIEN it was a dream come true to see my favorite stars all on one stage and playing some of the best music to ever grace the airwaves and what helped put my city: ATLANTA on the map.

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Orlando McGhee’s Seventy 2 Music along with the City of Atlanta are proud to present the VIP screening of The Art Of Organized Noize, a splendid documentary that details the rise of the legacy production team consisting of Rico WadeRay Murray, and Sleepy Brown. The film is executive produced by Organized NoizeFlavor Unit’s Queen Latifah and Shakim Compere, produced by group manager Orlando McGhee, Joshua Krause, and Yaneley Arty, and directed by Quincy Jones lll AKA QDIII. The Art of Organized Noize was filmed mostly in Atlanta and The film is set for release on Netflix on March 22, 2016.  The event is sponsored by Martel and Coca-Cola. READ MORE

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Atlanta, GA, March 2016 — Last week, Tunecore celebrated their expansion into the Atlanta market with a successful private welcome reception and ribbon cutting ceremony hosted by Councilman Kwanza Hall and Tunecore executives Phillana Williams, Scott Ackerman and Joe Cuello. The private reception and ribbon cutting ceremony included DJ sets by Mikkoh, Xavier BLK and Atlanta’s own Bryan-Michael Cox. Guests were treated to an open bar sponsored by Twenty Grand Vodka and small bites.

Special guests in attendance included: Councilman Kwanza Hall, Greg Smith of SESAC, Kawan ‘KP’ Prather (Grammy Award-winning record executive), Munson Steed of rollingout Magazine, Rico Wade of Organized Noize, LaRonda Sutton, Devyne Stephens (music executive), Bryan-Michael Cox, Tunecore’s international artist Ayo, Rasheeda and Kirk Frost, Shanti Das, Keinon Johnson of Interscope Records, Hurricane Dave of Radio One, Chris Hicks and Joseph Nixon of the City of Atlanta Office of Entertainment and Film and more.

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Last night was a HUGE night in the Hip-Hop World! So many celebrities, socialites, and friends gathered for the Live and Die for Hip-Hop Black Out Gala hosted by Ed Lover, The Three Brown Girls, and Reginae Carter! The event was to celebrate the life of Chris Kelly and raise money for his alma mater Atlanta Institute of Music and Media. Check out Bonecrusher’s performance at the Black Out Gala!


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I had the opportunity to sit down with the founders LaToya “Leigh” Wise of “Live and Die for Hip Hop Black Out Gala to celebrate the life and legacy of Chris Kelly, half of the rap duo Kriss Kross. I got a chance to sit down with Donna Pratte Chris Kelly’s mother as she talks about charity and her son’s legacy.

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Reginae Carter is one of the hostesses for the charity event. Check out what she had to say about being influenced by Atlanta’s HIP HOP SCENE and her thoughts about old school HIP HOP!

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