Benzino of Love & Hip Hop Atlanta held an event last night to celebrate his Hip Hop Weekly issue release and to introduce his fiance?e and budding music artist Althea ?Thi Thi? Heart to the world!
The event,? sponsored by Birthday Cake Wines and PoleBlvd, was held at Atlanta’s Bar One Restaurant and as the drinks flowed freely, family, friends, colleagues and LHHATL castmates poured in to join the festivities.
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Among the crowd was LHHATL couple Rasheeda and Kirk Frost as well as Benzino and Thi Thi?s parents.
The occasion was even more special due to the fact that it was Thi Thi?s birthday and Benzino treated her to a few heartfelt surprises… first, Benzino surprised the birthday girl with a pair of diamond earrings to complement the huge engagement ring that everyone finally got a peek at last night, then he showed off a huge tattoo he recently received in honor of his lady love.
More photos & details from the event below…
Benzino’s reveals new tattoo…
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Kirk Frost and Rasheeda…
ThiThi shows off her rock…
Celebrity dads… Benzinos Dad (PoppaShnopps), Stevie J’s Dad (PoppaJordan) and Kirk Frost’s Dad (PoppaFrost)
ThiThi (right) and her mom…
Benzino gave the crowd an exclusive listen to his new song, ‘Walk Away’ which features Rick Ross and also Thi Thi?s new music, which includes her new single, ?Ghetto Love? featuring Benzino.
AUDIO – Benzino – Walk Away ft Rick Ross (Clean)
AUDIO -? Althea Heart ft. Benzino -?Ghetto Love (Clean)
Both songs received rave reviews and judging from the couple?s chemistry, they?re sure to be the breakout star couple of this season?s Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta.
Althea (Thi Thi), Benzino, Mali Hunter & Michelle (ATLien)
According to a press release received:
Althea is a New York native who has had a passion for entertainment from an early age. Her musical skills have allowed her to work with such notables as legendary hip-hop emcee Foxy Brown and music executive Kevin Liles. After a brief hiatus, she is excited to return to music by dropping her new single, ?Ghetto Love? produced by the prolific Chucky Thompson, the man behind hits for Usher, Faith Evans, Mary J Blige, Nas, Ledisi and more.
Source/Hip Hop Weekly Founder Dave Mays and PoleBlvd.com founder Kevin Kennard
Audiences can catch up with Benzino and Althea when Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta returns to television for its third season on May 5, 2014.