The stars were all aligned this weekend and it seems all the celebs decided to tie the knot! In addition to T.I. and Tiny’s Miami nuptials, singer Alicia Keys and producer Swizz Beatz (aka Kaseem Dean) got hitched as well.
There was no yacht or over-the-top festivities – just family and close friends as Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz tied the knot in a private ceremony Saturday in a private home on the Mediterranean Sea.
The bride wore a Grecian-inspired Vera Wang dress and carried a bouquet of purple calla lilies. The groom was decked out in a Tom Ford tuxedo. The couple’s friend Dr. Deepak Chopra presided over the nuptials
As you can see, both the bride and the groom wore white. This makes Swizzy’s second marriage and Alicia’s first. The famous producer has two sons from his previous marriage and they each participated in the wedding. Beatz and Keys are currently expecting their first child together, as well.
Lorenzen Wright’s girlfriend Alexis Bradley, posted the above pic to her facebook page on July 18th, just one day before he was reported missing. The two looked happy and in love in several shots taken directly from her home computer.
Alexis captioned the photos in a way that left no doubt the two were a couple, had been dating for some time, and loved each other: “I LOVE THIS GUY,” “SEXY IN RED,” “I’M ALWAYS HAPPY WHEN YOU’RE AROUND,” “LOVE, THANX TO HIM MY SHORT BUS BUTT GOT MY TONGUE PIERCED,” “HIS FAVORITE PIC!!! BOOBIES.”
Wright was a veteran of 14 NBA seasons and was reported missing by his mother on July 19th. He was subsequently found shot dead, riddled with bullets, in a field just outside of Memphis.
The former NBA baller had been dating Alexis at the time of his death and had reportedly been going back and forth between Memphis, where his children lived, and Atlanta. He was recently divorced from Sherra Robinson Wright and was the father of six children.
Sherra Robinson Wright now seems to be a “person of interest” in Wright’s death after police in Memphis spent much of Sunday in the home of slain former Atlanta Hawks player’s ex-wife. Continue Reading…
R&B singer Sammie was spotted with entrepreNegro Christopher “Ludacris” Bridges last weekend (July 31st), as they partnered with Atlanta City Council member (and my former classmate) Keisha Lance Bottoms, Future Foundation and Greenbriar Mall for a Back to School Rally.
Students in grades K through 12 received backpacks filled with grade-appropriate school supplies, including crayons, notebooks, pencils, calculators, rulers and more.
Kaiser Permanente provided free health screenings and Cascade Library donated books and signed families up for free library cards.
Props to Sammie & Luda for doing some good in my old hood!
Clifford “T.I.” Harris and his longtime love Tameka “Tiny” Cottle tied the knot in Miami this past weekend. The two lovebirds’ marriage license leaked on Friday, which listed their wedding date as July 30, 2010:
Although officially married in the eyes of the law, the two held a lavish ceremony in front of friends and family the following day. Guests were asked to be discreet about photos but several hit the net over the weekend. Continue Reading…
Who knew that he would soon become one of the breakout “male” stars of Bravo’s Real Housewives of Atlanta?
Washington (aka Sheree’ Whitfield’s Hairstylist) debuted his new song “Closet Freak” last night to a supportive audience of friends, family.
The Atlanta Housewives all came out to support… well all except the rumored-to-be-booted housewife Lisa Wu Hartwell, who, ironically, has a clothing line with the same name as Washington’s single. [Sidebar: I spoke to Lisa and Ed last night at a different event, and that post is coming soon.]