Atlanta will be hosting the first ever T.H.U.G. Awards tonight at the Rialto Center of the Arts. In case you were wondering T.H.U.G. stands for “Tru to His/Her Urban Genius”. The event, sponsored by The Source Magazine, will be hosted by Comedian Damon Williams and filming begans at 7:30.
Paying tribute to artists, record label executives and industry playmakers with a comedic celebrity roast, T.H.U.G Awards highlights the achievements of those who rose above their impoverished surroundings to impact the world of music and entertainment. Among honorees for the star-studded event are Grand Hustle co-CEO Jason Jeter, Hip-Hop fly jock Greg Street, Rap-A-Lot Records CEO James Prince, fashion entrepreneur Gino Green and Swishahouse Records CEO Michael “5000” Watts.
Jermaine Dupri and D-Nice give us a peek inside of the Ludacris Foundation Dinner last night. D-Nice had his camera so I’m sure some hot shots from the event will show up over on his site soon. The dinner was held at Luda’s new restaurant, Straits (793 Juniper St. NE in Midtown Atlanta). The grand opening of straits was held the night before. If you haven’t peeped the pics from the grand opening, check em out over at NecoleBitchie.
Did y’all make Bishop Don Magic Juan an honorary without tellin me…? I promise you I didn’t get that press release. No…for real Mr. Pimptastic was spotted at the opening of Alexander McQueens flagship store in L.A. I wonder if that’s where he got that suit?
Lil Wayne says he gave up Cocaine cause it was f*ckin up his looks. 😕 He says now he only sticks with Marijuana…no word on the syrup.
“I don’t do too many (drugs). I just smoke weed and drink. But I’ll never f**k with no more coke. It’s not about the bad high; it’s just about the acne: Cocaine makes your face break out. I’m a pretty boy.” (Source)
Whatever Weezy…can you just lay off ALL the drugs (at least while you’re recording) so we can understand you when you rap?
New mom Halle Berry, spotted above at the 15th Annual EIF Revlon Run/Walk for Women recently revealed her post-pregnancy work out secrets. Halle recently revealed to People magazine that she is losing the weight with the help of a personal fitness trainer.
According to People magazine reports, the 41-year-old Oscar winner “works out with trainer Ramona Braganza for one hour, five days a week. Together they go through Braganza’s 321 Baby Bulge Be Gone workout, comprised of three cardio segments, two circuit segments and one Core Segment.” (Source)
Halle is motivated and she says she ain’t playing! I’m sure these pictures gave her a jump start. 🙂