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  Renowned rapper, entrepreneur and activist Killer Mike was dealt a setback with the scheduled reopening of his newest barbershop location in the Atlanta area after it suffered significant damage during a shootout over the weekend. Atlanta-born and -raised Killer Mike, who is one-half of Run the Jewels group, said he was informed about someone…

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Since its late 2020 launch, Atlanta-based lifestyle brand Draught Season has made its presence known among beer purists and industry influencers alike. By fusing hip-hop-inspired lexicon with beer-friendly lingo, Draught Season has cleverly developed timely fashion collections that resonate well among hip beer enthusiasts. Its most recent collection is a tribute to Black History Month,…

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Rapper Saweetie threw shade at real men on a recent Instagram live with boyfriend Quavo, stating, “and if he not getting you a Birkin, and if he not paying for your bills, then throw that n—- back to the streets. OK?” The Birkin, a high-end tote bag created by French designer Hermès, is known as…

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For decades, Bankhead Seafood stood as a staple in the majority-Black Bankhead community in Atlanta. But in 2018, the restaurant closed after 50 years due to owner Helen Brown Harden deciding it was time to retire. To keep the restaurant’s legacy alive, rappers Killer Mike and T.I. — both raised on Atlanta’s Westside where Bankhead…

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  Ed Gordon made hay as an anchor with BET and specifically for his work on “BET Tonight,” “BET News” and “Conversations with Ed Gordon.” His adroit interviewing skills earned him status as one of the most accomplished and skilled journalists of his era. He’s interviewed Tupac Shakur, Bill Clinton, Whitney Houston and O.J. Simpson…

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Killer Mike continues to be one of the most outspoken voices in hip-hop. The member of the Run the Jewels rap group often shares insightful views when it comes to race, economics and politics. Killer Mike proved to be a key figure by traveling across the nation to stump for Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders during his…

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