Rap legend Chuck D blasts Atlanta Hawks for replacing Ryan Cameron as announcer

Hip-hop icon Chuck D ripped into the Atlanta Hawks for the decision to replace their game announcer Ryan Cameron after his exemplary service for over two decades. The Hawks announced that the NBA team is replacing Cameron after his 20-year affiliation with the team, including the past 17 years as the game announcer at State […]

Rapsody and Big Tigger to host new Revolt video countdown series

North Carolina lyricist Rapsody and radio-television personality Big Tigger have been tapped to host Revolt’s new video countdown series “Off Top,” which will premiere on Friday, July 23 at 9 p.m. on Diddy’s network. “Off Top” will put an emphasis on lyrics, and allow artists to discuss the power behind their words through exclusive interviews […]

Rashad Richey appointed president of ‘rolling out’

Multimedia powerhouse rolling out has named Rashad Richey, MBA, Ed.D., Ph.D., its new president. Rolling out is an urban media company with 20 years of staying power and trusted by communities across America to bring insightful information related to entertainment, business, lifestyle, society, culture and politics. With a monthly readership of 2.8 million and a […]

50 Cent open to squaring off with Floyd Mayweather in celebrity boxing match

50 Cent was all smiles when he checked in with Atlanta radio station V-103’s The Morning Culture. During the interview on Friday, Jan. 29, Fif revealed that he was open to a celebrity boxing match and that he’d step in the ring with his former friend, boxing champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr.  “I don’t think I […]

Jermaine Dupri finally says if Jay-Z told him to turn down NFL deal (video)

Legendary Atlanta music producer Jermaine Dupri has finally spoken out about the wild rumor that fellow mogul Jay-Z told him to turn down the NFL deal that Jay later accepted. Dupri said during an interview on V-103’s “The Big Tigger Show” that Jay-Z never told him to turn down the deal with the NFL. Dupri […]

Porsha Williams, Big Tigger attend Hosea’s Heroes Awards Brunch

Hosea Helps‘ first annual “Hosea’s Heroes” Awards Brunch at the Loudermilk Conference Center. The event was spearheaded and produced by the Hosea Helps’ Young Professional Influencers Advisory Board.  Hosted by Porsha Williams and Big Tigger, the event honored individuals who lead as true champions that behave heroically in the face of poverty and other social injustices. NBA […]

Jessie T. Usher and Kellon Akeem launch production company in Atlanta

Business partners Jessie T. Usher (“Survivor’s Remorse,” Independence Day: Resurgence, Son of Shaft) and Kellon Akeem hosted a private game-night-inspired mix and mingle on Saturday, Jan. 13 to celebrate the launch of their production company, Mansa Productions. Held at the Gathering Spot in Atlanta’s Northyards Business Park, the event served as the perfect playground and networking mixer […]

New Edition’s Ronnie DeVoe hits milestone, celebrates 50th birthday (photos)

On Saturday, Nov. 18, 1778 Events along with Ciroc French Vanilla hosted a star-studded 50th birthday celebration for New Edition legend Ronnie DeVoe. Hundreds of fans and industry friends packed the all-new REVEL in West Midtown Atlanta to wish “Big Ron” a happy birthday. DeVoe’s wife Shamari Fears-DeVoe, his mother Flo DeVoe and fellow Bell […]

Music moguls Shanti Das, Chaka Zulu honored in Atlanta

Skyy Communications, Mogul Mentality and Hpnotiq laid a solid foundation for their first Black Music Moguls honoree brunch, in Atlanta on Friday, Oct 7. The daytime event consisted of a red carpet, in addition to an interactive photo booth from SocialXposure. Also, tasteful complimentary drinks from Hpnotiq and delicious cupcakes from The Big Crave were amazing. […]

Big Tigger opens up about Keshia Knight Pulliam’s pregnancy

Keshia Knight Pulliam and Ed Hartwell’s split has been the talk of the town for over a week now as fans have watched the former couple sling dirt at each other for days in the wake of their split. The most unsettling part of the drama is the fact that Ed Hartwell has claimed that he’s unsure whether […]

‘Conversation With Maxwell’: ‘Without woman there is no life’

CBS radio and V-103 Atlanta hosted the private event titled “A Conversation With Maxwell,” promoting his new album, BLACKsummers’night. A room full of radio contest winners watched as media and radio host Big Tigger conducted a one-on-one interview with Maxwell about the music he has created. Guests also got a sneak peek at some of the new […]

‘Like a Boss’ private media reception hosted by Big Tigger and Oxygen

The Oxygen Network seems to be widening programming and bringing a fresh new storyline to television by looking into what it takes to be an assistant in their premiere of “Like a Boss.” Nick Cannon, Big Tigger, Blair Meyers and Bu Thiam are the bosses who are are giving viewers an inside look at what it’s like […]

L.A. Reid wants to work with Beyoncé

The 18-time BMI and 3-time Grammy award winner LA Reid is in Atlanta, Ga promoting his new book, Sing to Me. During an evening discussion hosted by Big Tigger, program director Reggie Rouse of V103 (CBS radio), and Gentleman Jack, the crowd was very shocked to hear LA Reid hasn’t musically worked with Beyoncé. Although LA admitted […]

Wendy Williams weighs in on Lisa Wu and Big Tigger’s birthday party photo

Talk about news traveling fast on the World Wide Web, as it was just Saturday night, Jan. 23 when “Hollywood Diva’s” Lisa Wu was photographed on the red carpet at her birthday party with radio personality veteran and hip-hopper Big Tigger. From all the write-ups and blogs that created their own story about the photograph […]

Keshia Knight Pulliam confirms marriage to Ed Hartwell

Less than a month after announcing her engagement to former NFL player Ed Hartwell, Keshia Knight Pulliam has apparently tied the knot. On Friday, Pulliam posted a photo of herself in a bridal veil planting a kiss on Hartwell, the ex-husband of “Real Housewives of Atlanta” and “Hollywood Divas” star Lisa Wu. Many were shocked […]

Keshia Knight Pulliam and friends attend ‘No Reservations Needed’ holiday dinner

Entertainment executive and philanthropist Shanti Das teamed up with actress Keshia Knight Pulliam and singer Teddy Riley on Nov. 21 for the 4th annual food drive to benefit The Atlanta Mission’s No Reservations Needed Thanksgiving Dinner. Food was collected at Walmart off MLK Drive in Atlanta. Hundreds of people showed up and contributed non-perishable goods, […]

Dutchess of ‘Black Ink Crew’ dominates VH1 reunion show, goes too far?

It’s no secret that Dutchess of “Black Ink Crew” has no problem speaking up for a woman’s right to be respected by her man, especially if the subject matter is about her fiancé, Ceasar, the founder of Black Ink in Harlem. On the Oct. 20 episode, so much drama was taking place I’m actually baffled about where to […]