Sending a very merry Christmas and lotsa holiday cheer to the StraightFromTheA family!
I pray that each and every one of you is having a great holiday season.
Warning! Oprah's Thanksgiving Twitpics Inspired This Inspirational Post...]
Eat more… drink more… and let’s all be happy!
I appreciate you all (even those who love to hate me).
[Sidebar: Please consider this post as my obligatory "
mass holiday text message" ]
Hugs & Kisses xxoo
Michelle aka “ATLien”
Jay Jenkins aka
spent his Christmas eve in his hometown of Macon, Georgia spreading a bit of Christmas cheer (December 24, 2012).
Jeezy actually beat Santa to the punch last night for the 5th year in a row as he and his Street Dream Foundation hosted their annual toy give-away.
Young Jeezy's 'Street Dreamz' Christmas (PHOTOS)]
I work year round, everyday restlessly. When I get a break, this is what my break is about… giving back and coming back to my community, back to my people.
Jeezy, his CTE World team, and DJ Greg Street started packing up their CTE World trucks during the early morning hours of December 24th and hit the road with the gift of giving!
Details + video of Jeezy’s Macon visit below…
the Real Housewives of Atlanta
(and her favorite black bra) played host to a lavish Christmas celebration last night in Atlanta (December 21, 2012).
Nene Leakes (and her favorite black bra) Defend The Gays... (PHOTOS)]
Leakes, joined by several of her RHOA cast mates, partied the night away at the swanky Mandarin Oriental Hotel.
Spotted at Nene’s soiree was her “mean girl” replacement
Miss Easy Greasy Covergirl Miss USA Kenya Moore… (I guess all that shade Nene threw on the show didn’t inhibit their budding friendship)…
RHOA S5 Ep 8 - Walter & Kenya's Fight Night (FULL VIDEO)]
Other attendees included: Lawrence Washington, Celebrity Hairstylist
Derek J, Jennifer Williams (Basketball Wives), Tameka Foster Raymond, Mimi Faust (Love & Hip Hop Atlanta) Terri J. Vaughn & More.
And of course I can’t forget to mention Nene’s fake ex-husband, Mr. Gregory Leakes, who was in the house looking quite dapper in his Louboutin slippers.
Photos below… Continue Reading…
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Grammy Award winning singer/songwriter Ne-yo and his Compound Foundation teamed up with The Boys and Girls Club for their 6th annual Compound Foundation Giving Tour yesterday (December 20, 2012).
NFL Super Bowl Champion Deon Grant (NY GIANTS) joined Ne-Yo has he provided toys, clothing, electronics and bicycles to Atlanta area children ages 3-18.
Working to help underprivileged youth and foster care children, The Compound Foundation has teamed up with The Boys and Girls Club to bring the 6th annual Compound Foundation Giving Tour. Toys, clothing, electronics and bicycles will be provided to five hundred local children ages 3-18, courtesy of Coca Cola, Creative Recreation, Ubisoft, Toys for Tots, and Carol’s Daughter.
Tis’ the season to give back to the community! Score another one for Ne-Yo and The Compound Foundation!
Photos of Ne-Yo’s good deeds below…
Antwan “Big Boi” Patton‘s Big Kidz Foundation held its 5th annual Holiday celebration at Atlanta’s historic Cyclorama on December 14, 2011.
The event, hosted by CNN’s Clyde Anderson, featured performances from students from Tri-Cities High School, Coretta Scott King Young Women Leadership Academy and Frederick Douglass High School.
There was also a performance by Gabbie Rea of Purple Ribbon Kidz and lots of fun for Big Kidz and grown kids alike.
As usual, it was a celebration filled with family, friends and entertainment from all of Big’s Kidz…
VIDEO: Big Boi’s Big Kidz Foundation Holiday Celebration
It’s better to mold a young mind than to try to prepare a broke one… ~ Big Boi
Additional details + photos from Big Boi’s Big Kidz Foundation’s Holiday celebration below…