Acclaimed New York rapper Nassir Jones aka NAS is claiming that he was a victim of racial profiling. Nas, who was arrested for DUI in Clayton County, an Atlanta suburb, [View Mugshot + Dashcam Video] was caught on camera again recently where he quickly stated that Clayton cops targeted him for his race:
“You know what it is…profiling man,” adding, “they can’t stop a good man from shining…”
Nas was arrested in September on DUI charges and police report that he had a “green tongue with raised taste buds” and a pulse that reached 116 beats per minute. During the arrest, Nas admitted to smoking marijuana at his friend’s house earlier in the evening, and proceeded to fail a field sobriety test. The charges were eventually dropped when Nas’ drug test came back negative.
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The suspect accused of manslaughter in the beating death of Ashley “AJ” Jewell has been speaking out about the case. Jewell, who died suddenly after a fight in the parking lot of The Body Tap Strip Club, has been laid to rest, but the case against suspect Frederick Robinson continues as he claims to be the “victim” in the situation. Continue Reading…
Fonzworth Bentley (pictured above with producer Bangladesh, Will Packer (Rainforest Films) and Kenny Burns) hosted the Atlanta leg of the 2009 Gillette Men of Style Awards last night at the Geisha House in Atlantic Station. Bentley also hit up Good Day Atlanta to explain the tour and the importance of barbers and great grooming:
Video ~ Fonzworth Bentley on Good Day Atlanta
The Gillette Men of Style honorees included Bernard Bronner (Publisher, Upscale Magazine), Mark Hayes (Good Day Atlanta), Frank SKi (V103 Frank & Wanda Morning Show), the 2 Live Stews (790 the Zone/ ESPN), Will Packer (Rainforest Films), Ryan Cameron (V103 and Atlanta Hawks announcer), Big Boi (Outkast) and Lance Gross (actor).
Mark Hayes, Big Boi, Lance Gross, 2 Live Stew
Where there’s sexy men, there’s bound to be cougars! Actress Vivica Fox attended last night’s festivities as well and looked amazing. More photos below: Continue Reading…
The Collective Renaissance Guild (CRG), (pictured above with newly elected Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed) held its 2nd Annual Winter Ball at the Persian Galleries last Saturday (December 5, 2009). Special guests included members of Atlanta’s business, entertainment and political communities, along with several celebrities.
This year, CRG honored actress Nicole Ari Parker, Rainforest Films’ Will Packer and Rob Hardy for their artistic innovation and their contribution to the growth of Atlanta’s film industry.
Boris Kodjoe, Rob Hardy, Nicole Ari Parker & Will Packer with their awards.
In addition to the honorees, other notables spotted at CRG’s 2009 Winter Ball included Atlanta’s mayor elect Kasim Reed, BET’s 106 and Park Terrence J, Devyne Stephens, Celebrity Hairstylist Derek J., Frank Ski of V-103, super producer Jazze Pha, Peachtree TV’s Ryan Glover, Dwight Eubanks, former radio host Rashan Ali, music executive Jerry Clark, DJ Trauma and more: Continue Reading…
It was unofficial Michael Vick day in the “A” yesterday as several all of his diehard fans convened on the Georgia Dome in celebration of his return. Although we all would have preferred to have seen him play for the home team it was a thrill to see him in action Continue Reading…