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It is officially springtime! Why not get out and enjoy one of the many events taking place in the city this weekend. There are car shows, concerts, fairs and much more. Check out some of the exciting events happening in Atlanta this weekend.     Atlanta Fair Area residents in search of thrilling adventure, lively…

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Ford is really taking to heart their new catch phrase of being “unstoppable.” This was the third year in a row that I was able to attend the Ford event where the local Ford dealers exhibit the new exciting vehicle line-up. Art of the Drive is the 2016 concept and I must say Ford was…

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Two of Atlanta’s most important figures in rap, Big Boi and Future, served as headlining acts for the final day of the Okeechobee Festival. Future, with DJ Esco in tow, hit the stage shortly before sunset and performed hits which included “Thought it was a Drought,” “Same Damn Time,” “Freak H—,” “Trap N—,” and “March…

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Keith Robinson

Though you may not know it, actor Keith Robinson (Dreamgirls, Get On Up ) is an accomplished singer-songwriter in his own right. A native of Kentucky, Robinson began pursuing a music career while still in high school as a member of a group he describes as a “Diet Jodeci.” Later, while attending the University of Georgia, another group he was a part…

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  Big Boi held his annual Halloween costume party on Oct. 31 at Stankonia studios in Atlanta. The event, known as “The Dungeon Party,” helped to raise funding to benefit Big Boi’s Big Kidz Foundation. The Big Kidz Foundation has several programs for children which include “Big Voices, Big Moves, Big Talent,” and “Big Business”…

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Jeezy, né Jay Wayne Jenkins, deserves accolades for 10 years of success in the music industry. One of the early adopters or influencers of trap music, Jeezy knows firsthand how Atlanta became and remains the Black mecca for music. The virtuoso rapper heard the “streets calling” and he answered with compelling wordplay and storytelling that amplified…

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Over the weekend, rap artist Jeezy celebrated a monumental occasion with several of his celebrity friends. Kicking off Friday night with Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, Ludacris, Usher, Ne-Yo and Big Boi, the evening was all about the 10-year anniversary of his Street Dreamz Foundation. The focus was not only on a decade of giving back…

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Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and his wife, Sarah-Elizabeth, were joined by Atlanta’s finest and flashiest at the 31st Annual UNCF Mayor’s Masked Ball which was held Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis. This fashionable gala is one of the most talked-about affairs in city. Atlanta’s most elite entertainers attended this fete which raised…

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OutKast returned to an Atlanta stage to perform for the first time in nearly a decade. To celebrate their 20-year anniversary, the duo curated a three-day festival at Centennial Olympic Park called ATLast. The festival featured more than 20 acts and hosted approximately 60,000 spectators. Click continue to view the seven most amazing moments from OutKast’s ATLast weekend.

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Music executive Antonio “L.A.” Reid was honored at the 3rd Annual Legends Dinner in Atlanta. Each year, American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers’ (ASCAP) Rhythm & Soul division recognizes individuals who have brought great honor to the city of Atlanta through their achievements in music. L.A. Reid has undeniably been a force introducing new…

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Semi-reclusive hip-hop star Andre 3000 has been touring this year with his former partner Big Boi as a reunited OutKast; but the Atlanta emcee reveals in an interview with the New York Times’ Jon Caramanica that it has been a trying experience. Admitting that these 20th anniversary shows have been a show of appreciation to the fans, Dre admitted that he doesn’t want to keep doing this.

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