6 rappers from Atlanta who died young

Atlanta music is truly unique. From the days of OutKast, Ludacris, and T.I, to the current day with Future, 21 Savage, Young Thug, and Gunna running the show, the city has made an indelible mark on the music industry. We’ve also lost some artists who were influential or just becoming a staple in Atlanta music. […]

Memories of Atlanta rapper Trouble shared at star-studded homegoing (video)

Funeral services for popular Atlanta rapper Trouble, born Mariel Orr, were held on June 13 in Decatur. Some of the celebrities spotted at the service were Desi Banks, Mike WiLL Made-It, 2 Chainz, Young Dro, Lou Williams and Boosie. “I ain’t get to tell my boy thank you,” Boosie said during the service as he […]

Soulja Boy gets caught on Instagram dissing Atlanta rapper Trouble (video)

People are still mourning and thinking about the death of Atlanta rapper Trouble, who was shot and killed in a domestic dispute on June 5. On June 9, there was a celebration of life for the rapper, and red balloons were released in his honor at Coan Park. Happening Now: Family, friends and fans of […]

Rapper Trouble’s alleged killer surrenders as tributes pour in (video)

The man who is suspected of breaking into a home and shooting and killing rising rapper Trouble has been apprehended. The man, Jamichael Jones, reportedly turned himself in to the police in suburban Atlanta at approximately 1 a.m. Tuesday morning, June 7, 2022. at the urging of his mother. According to the Rockdale County Sheriffs […]

Suspect named in shooting death of Atlanta rapper Trouble

The police in suburban Atlanta have issued an arrest warrant for the suspect in the shooting death of rapper Trouble. He was 34 years old. The emcee who was born Mariel Semonte Orr was shot to death when a male gunman broke into the home of the woman Trouble was visiting and began shooting in […]

Streetz Fest 2k18 takes over Atlanta’s Cellairis Amphitheatre at Lakewood

Hip-hop, R&B and rap music fans packed the Cellairis Amphitheatre at Lakewood in Atlanta over the weekend for the 5th annual Streetz Fest. Hosted by Atlanta hip-hop radio station, Streetz 94.5, Streetz Fest 2k18 brought together some the hottest artists from the streets for a one-night concert, including LightSkin Keisha, Moneybagg Yo, City Girls, Lil Baby, and 21 […]

Has Chris Brown become the new Bobby Brown?

Chris Brown is one of the more successful R&B stars of the last several years. The once-precocious performer has racked up numerous hit singles and acclaimed videos and he’s won Grammy awards. But ever since that fateful night in 2009, when he viciously beat his former girlfriend, pop star Rihanna, following a Grammy party; his life has been a frustrating combination of professional highs and personal lows. Surprisingly, the former teen star was able to reclaim much of his fame after the backlash against him quieted. But, even since then, Chris Brown seems determined to destroy his career–much like Bobby Brown did.

‘Birds of a Feather’ movie premiere: Zaytoven, Tiffany Foxx, Trouble, and more

Producer Zaytoven brought out many of his friends, family and supporters to Atlanta’s Atlantic Station Regal Cinemas for the premiere of his movie, “Birds of a Feather.” The movie featured Gucci Mane, Rocko, Big Bank Black, and more. As cast members and family walked the carpet in all-white everything, rappers, Tiffany Foxx, Trouble, Gloss da Boss […]

Travis Porter, 2 Chainz, T.I. Third Annual Charity Christmas Concert 2012

On Sunday, December 23, 2012- 2 Chainz, Travis Porter, T.I. and more performed at the Tabernacle in Atlanta, GA for the Third Annual Christmas Charity Concert . Being able to grant the Christmas wishes of those in need in their Atlanta community has become a yearly custom to those at Street Execs. Through this annual concert […]