Celebrity trainer Cliff ‘Hollywood’ Boyce is transforming bodies, talks aging

Celebrity trainer Cliff “Hollywood” Boyce tells his story to rolling out in this exclusive interview. Tell us about your education and training. I graduated from Prairie View A&M University, where I studied math and computer science and minored in physical education. I also was All-American in track and field. I’ve always been an athlete and […]

Goodie Mob’s ‘Soul Food’: Did legendary crew drop Southern rap’s greatest debut?

Goodie Mob’s debut album might be the best debut in southern rap history and it represents that period in Atlanta’s history just before the cultural and aesthetic shift that defined the city after the 1996 Olympics. If OutKast were your cool cousins you’d hung out with in high school, Goodie Mob was like college “super seniors,” passing blunts while dropping knowledge in university housing.

Cee Lo Green celebrates 40th birthday with OutKast, Cameo and Eric Benet

Cee Lo Green was barely 18 years-old when much of the nation first heard his voice on OutKast’s 1994 single, “Git Up, Git Out.” The young Atlanta native had a distinctive rhyme delivery and could also harmonize like an accomplished Baptist preacher. One year after his debut with OutKast, Cee Lo Green proved that he […]

Al Chauncy is ‘Late for Church’ but right on time

Raleigh, North Carolina, native Al Chauncy cant help but to be soulful. With a father handpicked by Duke Ellington to play alongside the jazz great, and a cousin who turned out to be a legendary bluesman, young Al grew up immersed in music and penned his first song to the Maxi-single instrumental of Ice-T’s “Original Gangster,” […]

Big Boi, Usher, T.I., Babyface salute L.A. Reid at 3rd annual ASCAP Legends Dinner

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 […]

Cee Lo Green addresses controversial tweets about rape

Cee Lo apologizes for rape tweets On Sept. 2, “Bright Lights Bigger City” singer Cee Lo Green found himself in the doghouse, after he allegedly tweeted that sex with an unconscious person can’t be classified as rape. Shortly after he sent Twitter into a tizzy, Green reportedly deleted the tweets, but unfortunately for the Grammy […]

Cee Lo Green must register as narcotics offender, following ecstasy accusation

Cee Lo Green showed up to Los Angeles County Superior Court and said, “I plead no contest where I maintain my innocence” on Friday, August 29, 2014. The “F.U.” crooner maintained he did nothing wrong after being accused of slipping ecstasy to a woman, 33, while on a date at a sushi restaurant in July […]

Cee Lo Green performs with Goodie Mob at Funk Fest in Atlanta

CeeLo Green returned to his roots to perform with fellow Goodie Mob member Big Gipp, T-Mo and Khujo in Atlanta on Friday at Wolf Creek Amphitheater during the first night of Funk Fest. The two-day music fest showcasing classic R&B and hip-hop artists is celebrating its third year in Atlanta. (Photos by Robin Lori for […]

Jay Z and Beyoncé, Bow Wow, La La Anthony and more party in Atlanta

It was a star studded affair as Jay-Z packed the house at Philips Arena Friday night. Bow Wow and Joie, Timbaland, Jermaine Dupri and his daughter, Trey Songz and more were snapped hanging out backstage before the show. Opening the show, Jay-Z told the crowd: “I’ve been looking forward to this date since they announced […]

Turntable Tuesdays : DJ Kwest-on

DJ Kwest-on selects five of his current faves that keep the party going. “Bodies” by Ceelo Green <— The handbook “Her Favorite Song” by Mayer Hawthorne <— Food for the soul “The PL” by Typesun <— Sultry soul. “Live Your Life” by Yuna <— Good feel. “Dionne” by Osunlade <— Complete FIRE! For more info […]

Cee Lo won’t lose his spot on ‘The Voice’ despite felony charge

Cee-Lo Green may have some legal issues ahead, but the charismatic Goodie MOB frontman won’t be losing his TV gig over them. It is being reported that sexual assault charges against Cee-Lo are due to be dropped by the Los Angeles District Attorney, but he is slated to still face charges that he furnished ecstasy.

Goodie Mob addresses Southern hip-hop’s bad rap

On the “A” w/Souleo If the influence of Goodie Mob were to be measured solely by the number of contemporary socially conscious Southern hip-hop artists, one might assume that the veteran group from Atlanta left virtually no mark. At least that’s the case according to group member Big Gipp. “The South gets a rap for […]

Snoop, Cee Lo Green and Erykah Badu: Best moments from the 2013 ‘ONE MusicFest’

The 4th annual ONE MusicFest was a testament to the growth and anticipation around the premiere music festival in Atlanta. This year’s lineup was its biggest thus far. A capacity crowd at the Masquerade Park in Atlanta got a chance to see performances by Snoop Dogg/Lion, Erykah Badu, Goddie Mob, Luke James, Goapele, Res, and […]