Real music is back!! Monica aka Monica Brown played host to a private listening session for her upcoming CODE RED project and I had the pleasure of attending last night (August 27, 2015).
CODE RED, Mo’s eighth studio album, is scheduled for release September 18, 2015 but the songstress gave a few of Atlanta’s top tastemakers, media, and DJ’s a sneak peek of her project during the preview, held at Atlanta’s Patchwerk Recording Studio.
Monica says she named the album ‘CODE RED’ because R&B music today needs to be revitalized or ‘brought back to life. She explains her album title as follows:
When my first record dropped, I was only 13 years old. So now at 34, I look back at it and I can see how important it was for our generation.
So trying to reconnect to an entirely different generation of people, but with the same love and the same music. I look at it as a ‘re-introduction’.
Attendees included Mo’s husband, Shannon Brown, Polow Da Don, Young Jeezy, Kap-G and many more.
Check out photos from Monica’s ‘Code Red’ listening session below… Continue Reading…
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After celebrating my birthday in Miami last week, I had the distinct pleasure of appearing HOT105FM alongside fellow bloggers, Darius Williams (aka Darius Cooks
) and Quintin Latham (aka Funky Dineva
) last Sunday night (August 23, 2015).
Miami’s own Jill Tracey (of Hot105’s ‘Hot Talk w/Jill Tracey) was kind enough to invite us all to appear on her radio show to discuss our various experiences in being an online entrepreneur, but the official topic was ‘if your social media isn’t making money, then it don’t make sense’.
Each of us brought something different to the table and it made for interesting conversation.
For the record, I apologize for the lack of blawg posts lately… but I needed a BREAK!!
Rest assured that things will be back to normal soon, but in the meantime… in case you missed it, check out our ‘Bloggers’ Hot Talk radio segment below… Continue Reading…
Yung Joc and his lady love Khadiyah were among guests invited to an advanced screening for the new film ‘Vacation’, which was held at Regal Atlantic Station theatre last night (July 27, 2015).
The event was one of several ‘influencer’ screenings across the country, sponsored by Warner Bros. to create interest in upcoming flicks and the remake of National Lampoon’s Vacation was up next on the list.
The next generation of Griswolds is at it again. New Line Cinema’s “Vacation,” starring Ed Helms (“The Hangover” films) and Christina Applegate (the “Anchorman” films), takes the family on the road for another ill-fated adventure. The film marks Jonathan Goldstein & John Francis Daley’s directorial debut.
Janee Bolden of Bossip and V-103’s Ryan Cameron played host to the Atlanta event and attendees included “Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta” cast members Yung Joc, Khadiyah Lewis and Shay Johnson; Michelle Brown (StraightFromTheA), Mushiya Tshikuka (WE tv’s “Cutting It: In the ATL”), Egypt Sherrod (HGTV’s “Property Virgins”), Gocha Hawkins (WE tv’s “LA Hair”), Dice Dixon (VH1’s “LaLa’s Full Court), Melissa Knowles (HLN anchor), rap duo TK & Cash, Angel McCoughtry (WNBA Atlanta Dream), Jadarius Jenkins (son of rapper Jeezy) and more.
Check out photos from the Atlanta advanced screening of ‘Vacation’ below… Continue Reading…
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Kandi Burruss of The Real Housewives of Atlanta was kind enough to sit down with me for a one on one session about a week ago.
We discussed just about everything you can imagine… from her 3-part ‘Ski Trip’ spin off drama (which was resolved quite nicely in the finale – CLICK HERE if you missed that) to topics like Xscape (will there ever be a reunion?), and RHOA reunion show drama (what’s the beef between Kandi & Nene? Is she still BFF’s w/ Phaedra Parks?). Kandi answered EVERYTHING!
For the record, I wanted to do this interview because I’d HEARD that Kandi was feeling some kinda way about some things that I’d said in some of my recaps this season.
Whatever the case, we both got a chance to clear the air and she was definitely honest about her feelings.
Check out what Kandi has to say about all of the above in our in-depth one-on-one interview below… Continue Reading…
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I did a one on one interview with Cynthia Bailey of The Real Housewives a few weeks ago and we talked about so many things that I had to split up the footage into several parts.
[READ: One on One w/#RHOA Cynthia Bailey (Part 1): Reunion, Team Petty, Unmarried Housewives & More… ]
In this final segment, Bailey addresses the many comments on the blogs that accuse her husband, Peter Thomas of cheating and taking her money.
Thomas spoke up about it on his own during part 2 of the RHOA season 7 Reunion (click HERE if you missed that), but the chatter continues and and Bailey wants to clear all that up completely… for good.
Cynthia also addresses the cheating rumors, her issues with blogs going in on children and she also talks about her many new projects, which include her involvement in the Miss Georgia USA pageant, a new sunglasses line and more.
More details + watch video of the full interview below… Continue Reading…
Kandi Burruss of The Real Housewives of Atlanta and her hubby, Todd Tucker, attended a special sneak peek screening of ‘DOPE’ last night (May 6, 2015).
The ‘DOPE’ screening, held at Atlanta’s Atlantic Station movie theatre, was attended by several members of the cast, including Shameik Moore, and Kap-G.
[FLASHBACK: T.I. and Kap G Discuss Racial Profiling on CNN… (VIDEO)]
Dope’s Director Rick Famuyiwa (writer/director for such films as ‘The Wood,’ ‘Talk To Me,’ and ‘Brown Sugar’) also attended the screening for the film, which is Produced by Forest Whitaker, Executive Produced by Pharrell Williams and Co-Executive Produced by Sean Combs.
Rick Famuyiwa, Shameik Moore, Kap-G
More photos from the ‘DOPE’ Atlanta screening + my review & the official movie trailer for the film below… Continue Reading…
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