May, 9 2017 | Written by ATLien
Social media ‘endorsements’ are the new thing nowadays, with celebrities like Kim Kardashian, Sean ‘P Diddy’ Combs, Amber Rose and even your favorite ‘housewife’ all using their social media influence to sell products.
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It’s required by law that anyone who receives compensation for posts on social media, disclose that information in the post.
The FTC?s Endorsement Guides provide that if there is a ?material connection? between an endorser and an advertiser ? in other words, a connection that might affect the weight or credibility that consumers give the endorsement ? that connection should be clearly and conspicuously disclosed, unless it is already clear from the context of the communication.
Just for the record, a “material connection” could be a business or family relationship, monetary payment, or the gift of a free product.
Needless to say, there are many ‘influencers’ who aren’t following the law and now the FTC is cracking down on the violators… Continue Reading…
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May, 2 2017 | Written by ATLien
Another day, another industry partnership goes awry!
This time, it’s Akon and Devyne Stephens who are battling it out as Devyne, Akon’s former business partner, has filed a lawsuit seeking years worth of compensation that he says he never received from the worldwide pop star.
Details below… Continue Reading…
Feb, 7 2017 | Written by ATLien
Wanna live like Akon
? Well, if you’ve got about $7 million laying around, you can!
The Grammy-nominated Senegalese-American artist recently listed his Atlanta area home for sale.
The ‘all WHITE everything’ mansion, which is located in the suburb of Alpharetta, was recently listed for just under $7 million dollars. It features six-bedrooms, 11-baths as well as a piano room, movie theater and recording studio.
Check out Akon’s pristine palace below… Continue Reading…
Aug, 15 2016 | Written by ATLien
Usher Raymond was a surprise quest this past weekend during the 2nd annual Passport Experience Festival.
The PXP Fest, which is billed as ‘Atlanta’s biggest multi-cultural event, was held at Centennial Park last Saturday from noon-11pm.
Hosted by Akon, the festival featured performances from popular artists from around the globe.
Performers included Rock City, NYLA, Davido, Shaggy, Tiwa Savage, Rich Homie Quan, Olatunji and more.
Photos below… Continue Reading…
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Feb, 5 2014 | Written by ATLien
was spotted puffing on a lil
?as he partied for Sean Kingston’s 24th birthday celebration at Supperclub Tuesdays in LA last night (February 4, 2014).
Kingston enjoyed a custom Rolex birthday cake as the club sang “Happy Birthday” to him and he definitely brought the whole Miami out to the west coast help celebrate his born day.
Several celebs were spotted in the crowd enjoying the sights which included topless acrobatic bottle service presentations, beautiful Cali women, and the sounds of resident DJ, DJ B.A.D.
YMCMB’s Mack Maine, Wiz Khalifa, Akon, Too Short, Kid Red, and Cortez Bryant and promotion team SupremeTeam LA.
Karrueche Tran was also in the building as one of her girl friends celebrated a birthday as well.
Photos below… Continue Reading…
Jan, 28 2014 | Written by ATLien
Singer Ne-Yo and Compound Entertainment hosted the 6th Annual Grammy Midnight Brunch at Lure Nightclub in West Hollywood Saturday night (January 25, 2014).
Several celebrities, Grammy nominees and award winners came out to party alongside Ne-Yo and his crew, including Will Smith,?Paris Hilton, Kevin Hart, Akon, MGK, The Game, Cassie, Lil Mo, Claudette Ortiz & more.
Check out photos from Ne-Yo’s Midnight Grammy brunch below… Continue Reading…