Rapper Big Boi honored with Pepsi ‘#ChampionTheDream’ award in Atlanta

Rapper. Musician. Actor. Producer. Businessman. Philanthropist. Father. Friend. Husband. Animal Lover. Icon. These are the many titles given to just one man. Now, add Advocate to the growing list of a accomplishments for Big Boi. Although Antwan André Patton, also known worldwide as Big Boi, has been involved with kids …

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Actor Tommy Ford lives on in final movie ‘The Last Time’

When you’re gone too soon, you change a lot of lives. What makes the mark of a true icon, however, is the body of work that elevates you in those people’s minds. This is true of Actor/Director/Producer Tommy Ford. As elevated nationally by his character “Tommy” on the successful long …

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‘The Last Time’ new movie targets domestic violence awareness

  There’s too much violence in the world, and it’s amazing that domestic violence and abuse is still prevalent in our society. This is a good reason and perfect timing for The Last Time, a new film about this subject. The film stars Reece Odum, Tiffany Hill, Wardell Richardson, Charmin …

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Rick Ross becomes hair care industry mogul featuring men’s products

Let’s start with the numbers. Overall, the hair care industry in America is big business and the African-American hair care industry is projected to bring in $761 million in 2017 according to market research firm Mintel. That’s not counting weaves, extensions, wigs independent beauty supply stores, e-commerce, styling tools and …

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Singer Jordin Sparks philanthropy is based on family and community

Jordin Sparks

The wonderful thing about being famous is the availability and chance to help change lives for the better. If you watch those celebrities who donate their time, talent and testimony to affect a change, you’ll see Jordin Sparks right in the mix. We caught up with her at the 51st …

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Jekalyn Carr is a gospel music miracle with a purpose

What can you say about a young woman in the gospel music business that not only sings, but has aspirations to reach the masses through many portals? If you’re Jekalyn Carr, who just ended 2016 with dual Billboard magazine music chart-toppers with an album titled “The Life Project,” and a …

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Newest entry in 2017 Atlanta Mayoral race Kwanza Hall is no stranger but ‘Made Man’

The scene was the “Made Man Celebrity Charity” event on Atlanta’s West-side where we caught up with Kwanza Hall, the newest entrant to the mayoral race. If you’ve been a resident of Fulton County for the last 12 or more years, you have seen or at least heard of the …

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Number 22 and counting for Rick Ross new Wing Stop restaurant

The Boss Rick Ross opened another Wing Stop restaurant in Dekalb County. Why is that significant? Because, if you know the Boss, you know he does it big and this being the 22nd restaurant means it’s just a start for him and his team. As with most restaurants anywhere, the …

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BodyGuardz says no more broken screens at CES 2017

At some point in time you’ve dropped your cell phone and the result was a cracked or broken screen. Now, those days are coming to an end because BodyGuardz has come up with a solution for your iPhone, Android or LG phone. In 2002, a company called BGZ brands came …

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