Kendall ‘Shorty’ Ward explains why ‘live comedy is the last art form’

EAST POINT, GEORGIA — Kendall “Shorty” Ward inhales life and exhales comedy. The veteran comic who is set to tour soon with Michael Blackson, has rubbed shoulders with the biggest names in the genre including Kevin Hart, Dave Chappelle, Mike Epps and Donnell Rawlings. His content is also available on Comedy Central and other national […]

Chef Aleem shares fatherhood lessons about honor, education and commitment

Chef Aleem is the owner of Plated Pleasures Catering & Event Planning. He was born and raised in Washington, D.C., where his passion for preparing food was birthed in his mother’s kitchen. After relocating to Atlanta, he received formal training from Le Cordon Bleu. Aleem has attained apprenticeships and international travel with a culinary training […]

Chef Aleem: The fine cuisine king to the celebs

Name: Chef Aleem The Business: Celebrity Chef Industry: Culinary Arts Twitter: @_KitchenKing When 2 Chainz decided to release a cookbook to showcase the delicious delicacies that graced his Instagram page, he turned to Chef Aleem to break down the process of creating some of his favorite dishes. A magnum cum laude graduate of Le Cordon […]