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  Born and raised in Alexandria, Virginia, up-and-coming female hip-hop artist Kiara Simone showcases her unique style and flow to solidify her position in the new wave of rap music. Kickstarting her career by interning at a local recording studio, the driven MC was able to form significant relationships within the industry. Through these connections,…

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As much as we love Christmas presents and holiday cheer, the most important reason for this season of the year is giving to others. Every year, Hosea Helps —the nonprofit organization founded by the late civil rights activist Hosea Williams — hosts holiday dinners and organizes toy and clothing drives to be of service to individuals and families in need.…

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The lineup at V-103’s annual Winterfest concert included members of the new generation of R&B artists topping it off with a few special surprise guests. The performances for this year’s Winterfest included Sevyn Streeter, Jacquees, Jeremih, DVSN, Tank, H.E.R., and ended with Trey Songz as the headlining act. The event, which was held Saturday night, Dec.…

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Atlanta’s well-known hip-hop icon and philanthropist, T.I., recently powered the 13th annual Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway for senior citizens in need. The drive took place at the Adamsville Recreational Center located on Atlanta’s westside. Along with T.I. who was supported by family and friends, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms also attended and gave away turkeys, canned goods, and…

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Atlanta’s newly renovated State Farm Arena was flooded with hyped Astroworld fans to see Houston rapper Travis Scott. Scott is not only a new parent with girlfriend Kylie Jenner, but he also kicked off his “Astroworld” tour, which will visit 26 cities worldwide. The concert in Atlanta opened with energetic performances by DJ and music…

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Atlanta Metropolitan State College held its annual Celebration of Leadership Awards on Sept. 27, 2018, on the school’s campus. During the awards ceremony, the Atlanta Metropolitan College Foundation raised $370,000 for need-based scholarship funds to aid students. “I am extremely proud of the work of the Atlanta Metropolitan College Foundation board members,” said foundation board…

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Miami has established a reputation as a place where people can go to enjoy the beach, experience the nightlife and expose themselves to a larger-than-life culture. What many may not think about when coming to Miami is the food. Miami’s restaurants and eateries are as diverse as the people who live there. Whether you’re visiting…

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Dallas rapper Yella Beezy was shot at over a dozen times after leaving his show early Sunday morning in his hometown, Dallas. Beezy was shot three times after a car drove beside his vehicle on the Sam Rayburn Tollway around 3:30 a.m. Beezy’s publicist, Aleesha Carter, reported an update saying, “Thank you to all the…

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Saturday night, scores of celebrities and individuals flooded the Fillmore venue in Miami for the 2018 BET Hip Hop Awards ceremony hosted by DeRay Davis. The ceremony opened with millennial artist Lil Pump, who came on stage wearing two puffballs, a big red coat and shiny jewelry to match. While performing his hit song “Gucci…

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Detroit native Andre L. Johnson is president and chief executive officer of the Detroit Recovery Project, a multi-service nonprofit that provides a wide spectrum of support services to the city’s recovery community. Such services include GED preparation; 12-step support groups; housing assistance; job readiness and employment assistance; and HIV prevention, testing and counseling services. Since its…

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