FX’s ‘Atlanta’ is that new ‘hot’ series that everyone’s been talking about and if you’re just joining the party, you know you can peruse through the ‘Straight From The A’ search and catch up…
[FLASHBACK: In Case You Missed It: ‘Atlanta’ Episodes 1 and 2 + Episode 3 and 4… ]
This week’s episode is titled, ‘Nobody Beats the Biebs,’ and Donald Gover’s new hit show certainly didn’t disappoint! The episode was filled with random celebrity cameos and quite a few light bulb moments
Celebrities show up for the kids; Paper Boi is not a fann.
We also learned that that Justin Bieber is Black.
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It’s official! ‘Atlanta’ is a ratings hit for F/X this season.
The scripted comedy/drama series, created by and starring Donald Glover, is about two cousins navigating their way in the Atlanta rap scene in an effort to improve their lives and the lives of their families.
[READ: In Case You Missed it: Atlanta Episodes 1 & 2… (FULL VIDEO)]
Last week’s premiere of the show reached 1.1 million viewers and the second episode, 960K. Which earned them the spot as the highest viewed premiere for a comedy on the network.
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The highly anticipated premiere episode of ‘Atlanta‘ aired on F/X last night (September 6, 2016) and I love it already!
It’s certainly no secret that Atlanta is the place to be and now there’s a scripted television show based around the city we all love. The comedy, created by Donald Glover and co-starring Brian Tyree Henry, Zazie Beetz and Lakeith Stanfield, has received rave reviews and it’s definitely ‘must see’ tv this fall season.
Atlanta is one of the top cities for young rappers looking to make a name for themselves in the business. Among those up-and-comers is Alfred Miles, a hot new artist who is trying to understand the line between real life and street life. He is managed by his cousin, Earn, who gets caught up in the local rap scene and his cousin’s career after returning home to the ATL.
In case you missed it, check out the premiere episodes of ‘Atlanta’ below… Continue Reading…
Atlanta’s Piedmont Park is closed this morning as an investigation in underway after the body of a Black male was found HANGING from a tree near the park’s entrance.
Atlanta Police have issued a statement saying that the scene is “consistent with a suicide,” however social media is not letting this story slide that easy.
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Another day, another trending topic!
While social media trends change by the minute, it’s always fun to take part in in the trending topic game.
That being said, today’s top tweets have been focused on Atlanta and what lessons have been learned from exposure to our great city and there are quite a few thoughtful and hilarious responses.
Atlanta has earned quite a reputation as being a city filled with fakers and fronters (thanks to the reality show boom) but there’s way more to our great city than partying and bullsh*t (I think).
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Welp… there’s at least one less restaurant I’ve got on my list in Atlanta and Gladys Knight’s Signature Chicken and Waffles on Peachtree Street is one of em!
The well-known soul food restaurant attracts a lot of tourists because of it’s popular name and location and customers have been known to wait for hours to get a table at the busy eatery.
The wait will probably be a whole lot shorter when news gets out that they failed their health inspection earlier this month.
Sadly, the popular dining spot, which bears the name iconic singing legend Gladys Knight, accumulated at least 15 violations during the inspection and only got a score of 56!
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