Janell Stephens and Beaute Noir Festival celebrate Juneteenth

Janell Stephens, owner of Camille Rose beauty brand and creator of the Beaute Noir Festival, is celebrating Juneteenth in Atlanta. The event will feature live performances from Goodie Mob, Kid Saiyan, Memphis Suede and more. The Beaute Noir Festival will take place June 18 at the Old Fourth Ward Park.

Diddy, city of Atlanta cancel NYE celebrations due to record COVID spike

A pair of America’s two biggest New Year’s Eve celebrations have been canceled this year. On the week of Dec. 31, the city of Atlanta and Diddy announced their famous celebrations have been canceled due to the concern of the COVID-19 Omicron variant. The arrival of the new variant in America has led to the […]

Atlanta suburb hosts free concert featuring Goodie Mob and other ATL icons

The Mayor of East Point, Georgia, Deana Holiday Ingraham and Councilmember Sharon Shropshire, brought back the “Wind down Wednesday” free concert series for the first time since 2019 at East Point Commons on July 29, 2021. The three acts included were the Youngbloodz (who brought out the East Side Boyz), Pastor Troy and the Goodie […]

OutKast’s Big Boi gears up for new DIY TV series

Big Boi has solidified his place in music history as being part of one of the greatest groups of all time and now he’s gearing up to share some of his successful swag with a few up-and-coming artists. The more talkative half of OutKast is developing a TV series inspired by he and his crew’s […]

Big Boi lists the Dungeon Family’s iconic home on Airbnb

Big Boi of the legendary hip-hop duo Outkast has partnered with Airbnb for Black Music Month and is offering the home he and his Dungeon Family cohorts recorded their first albums in up for listing. The Atlanta home is being listed for $25 a night on select dates this June and July. Big Boi bought […]

Andre 3000 drops new capsule clothing collection

Outkast’s Andre 3000 made a rare appearance on social media on Tuesday, Feb. 23, and announced on Instagram that he just dropped a new clothing capsule collection. The assortment consists of long-sleeve and short-sleeve t-shirts, a hoodie and a 4×6 print of his drawing with an ant reading a book.  Prices of Dre’s merchandise range […]

OutKast teams up with Meals on Wheels to share a few family secrets

ATL’s backbone Outkast recently reunited again to share some love and soul food over the Christmas season. Andre 3000 and Big Boi partnered with Meals on Wheels Atlanta to share a few of their families’ holiday recipes for the nonprofit’s Pass It Down holiday campaign. Very rarely seen on social media, 3 Stacks penned only […]

Goodie Mob returns to arm the masses with facts

It’s an unseasonably warm afternoon in Atlanta, a few sunsets away from Thanksgiving Day. Members of the legendary group Goodie Mob — whose acronym stands for the “Good Die Mostly Over Bull—-” — arrive at rolling out headquarters from their respective environs in somewhat of a celebratory mood. Twenty-five years ago, the iconic foursome released […]

Goodie Mob continues fight for equality and community relevance on new album

This month marks the 25th anniversary of Goodie Mob‘s seminal hip-hop album Soul Food. Among a plethora of other things, the project was an announcement that the South was more than bounce and Miami bass. When the album dropped Nov. 7, 1995, we were introduced to a quartet of young Black men, ready, willing and […]

Goodie Mob, Mystikal and Mannie Fresh fire up Drive-in Concert Series (photos)

Goodie Mob stormed the stage with so much intensity, fire and raw emotion that you would have thought the energy that powered their performance came right through the floor underneath them. T-Mo, CeeLo, Khujo and Gipp delivered their classic hits like “Cell Therapy,” “Soul Food” and “Black Ice” as if their days on Earth were […]

Goodie Mob headlines Drive-In Concert with Mystikal, Mannie Fresh, DJ Jelly

Goodie Mob became pioneers and icons in the rap game because its acclaimed career, starting with the landmark debut album, 1995’s Soul Food, became a case study in how to deftly combine lyrics and visuals to create a critical mass movement in music that resonates to this day. The Goodie Mob crew of Gipp, Khujo, […]

CeeLo Green takes the lead as an artist, a father, and a Black man in America

It seems as if CeeLo Green often finds new ways to evolve as an artist. Most hip-hop purists’ first introduction to Green came when he was an outspoken teenager and a member of the überpolitical group Goodie Mob. The four-man group, which also features Khujo, Big Gipp, and T-Mo, redefined Southern rap with thought-provoking lyrics […]

How Goodie Mob’s ‘Cell Therapy’ predicted the social effects of a pandemic

The Goodie Mob stands as one of the most legendary rap groups in hip-hop history. On April 19, Goodie Mob’s story will be featured on TV One’s  docuseries, “UNSUNG.” Group members Cee-Lo, Khujo, T-Mo and Big Gipp, were often prophetic in their music. With the social effects of the global pandemic, many believe that the […]

Goodie Mob headlines the 36th annual Rondo Days celebration in Minnesota

The annual Rondo Days celebration honors the history of the Rondo neighborhood in St. Paul, Minnesota. Rondo was a well-established African American community in the mid-1960s that was split with the construction of Interstate 94. The daylong festival and community celebration is hosted by Rondo Avenue Inc., the organization dedicated to preserving, conserving and accurately […]

Organized Noize shares how Atlanta became the new hip-hop mecca

When Rico Wade, Ray Murray and Sleepy Brown — collectively known as Organized Noize — decided to embark on a journey in music in the early 1990s, a music scene barely existed in Atlanta. Overshadowed by hip-hop artists in New York and, at times, Los Angeles, Atlanta artists often failed to achieve national attention. However, […]

Khujo Goodie talks Goodie Mob and how Atlanta took over hip-hop

When Goodie Mob entered the rap game in the mid-1990s, rap was controlled by New York and Los Angeles. The Geto Boys were making some noise in Texas, but Southern rappers had issues gaining radio and TV play in markets outside of the South. But when Organized Noize, OutKast, and Goodie Mob arrived on the […]

5 most anticipated moments at Funk Fest 2018

Funk Fest has become a staple of the summer music festival season. The traveling festival will make its way to Atlanta this weekend with a mix of live hip-hop and R&B performances. The festival will take place from Saturday and Sunday at Wolf Creek Amphitheater in College Park, Georgia. Here are the five most anticipated moments at […]