Today I met 3 amazing young men(Jamal Williams, Terrence Shivers, & Quinten Williams), that’s out here trying to better themselves, not be in the street or behind bars. They drove from Atlanta just to met me and when i say i felt so honored and blessed just to be in their presence, I know more than they were to be in mines. One of the young men just gave his life to christ sunday and when he told me, chills just went all through me because you don’t often here of 20 and 21 yr old young men doing that these days. What really stood out to me the most was they quit their jobs and move from Cleveland, Ohio to Atlanta, Ga on HOPE, A DREAM & FAITH!! I was so in shocked but it touched my heart to see them be so excited and in tune with who they were and what they want. I can’t express enough of how they love music and most of their own. When you REALLY love what you do, you will sacrifice, do without, and move in a way that no one would ever understand but it’s really not meant to be understood by everyone. These young men out here putting in work, getting scammed by people, etc but they refuse to give up. I asked “Why go so hard for this music that you putting out?” They told me “Well if you don’t believe in yourself or what you do, who will!” I couldn’t have said it better myself. “1 life” has so many meanings that I could go on and on about, but the name actually speaks volumes for itself. You only get “1” so you better make the best of the one you have, cuz when this one is over you can’t get a repeat!! Check out these young men song, watch they videos on YouTube and give them some love, I promise you won’t regret it. My Thoughts Of The Day
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The Atlanta Hip Hop culture has made a major impact not only in the country but throughout the world. This year markets the 20th year of the largest Hip Hop showcase in the Southeast. Birthday Bash 20 will be an epic experience with a phenomenal line up of performances including Kanye West, Future, Ludacris, Wale, Mike Will Presents, Migo’s, K Camp, DJ Drama and more to be announced. Historically, Birthday Bash has been known to close out the show with surprise guests and artists which has always been a hit with attendees. This year’s line-up guarantees to be nothing less than a sell-out success!
Last Years Bash
On Wednesday June 3rd 2015, I was sitting talking to a really good friend of mines and in our conversation I told her that I would love to meet “MRS. MUSHIYA” from the show “Cutting It In The ATL.” She told me to go on Instagram and send her a message, I said why not It’s worth a try. Within the hour after I sent the message, I got a call saying that I could go with “The Heat Magazine” and do a write-up on Mrs. Mushiya the very next day. Oh you see how fast GOD works, that’s what i told my friend. So I spoke it into the universe and it came to pass. I met Mrs. Mushiya that Thursday night and when i tell you that she is a FORCE TO BE RECKON WITH, honey that’s and understatement!! She’s so humbled and beautiful all in the same breath tho. When she found out about my battle with cancer, she was so amazed. She told me that I was beautiful, gave me a HUGE hug and kissed me on my cheek. I was so humbled, grateful and most of all shocked because she showed me that much love and didn’t know me from a can of paint. She told one of her colleagues about me, which her dad does nothing but research on cancer and took my info so that she could give to her dad for him to call me. I was so amazed myself, but I had to reflect back to why I was really there. That’s where GOD needed me to be at that very moment to do and get what he needed me too. When I say that I had a blast with Mrs. Mushiya and her crew from “THE DAMN SALON” 6780 Roswell Rd Ne. Atlanta, Ga, please believe me, I even won me a great gift! The Damn Salon specializes in ALL natural hair. She said “Who the hell says that natural hair has to be boring!!?” She believes that “BEAUTY” comes in many colors and shades no matter if they have kinky or straight hair. She also loves herself and want to teach more people to do the same. “Who cares what people think of you?” is what she always says. Can you imagine her face when she says that!? Yeah, I know right lol. You can find THE DAMN SALON in a more than just a few places like Atlanta, GA, Washington, DC, Charlotte, NC, New York, Houston, TX, and Montreal. You can also order the hair extensions from her brand called RUNWAY CURLS on her website www.thedamnsalon.com and any other info that you may want to know about this Phenomenal Woman. I’m so glad and honored that I had the pleasure meeting her!! My thoughts of the day!
If anyone could tell you one thing about “Ms. TK” is that I LOVE fashion & style. So I stopped in on not only a GREAT friend of mines but where I shop at as well “Princess Beauty Bar & Boutique”, with the one and only Ms. Crystal Flecther. While I was there I felt what better time for me to pick her brain and ask her a few questions about her business. As we always do when I make my visit we have to drink water & chat to see what’s been going on in each other’s lives since our last visit. Today I surprised her when I asked If I could interview her, man if y’all could see the look on her face, I had to laugh myself. She was willing after I finished laughing. I really wanted to know, what made her open a boutique in the first place. “It’s a passion TK, I always loved to shop so I decided to turn my shopping into a business that also helps the women of the community” is what she says to me, so I say “Oh” because she was telling me something that I didn’t know about her. She goes on to say that she love to help every customer look and feel fabulous as well as to help build up their self-esteem but on a low-cost budget. She opened the doors in 2013, with no overhead all by herself. “It makes me feel like a robot sometimes, but I thank GOD that I’m blessed to be able to do it!” she said. In the next 5 yrs, her vision is to be a fashion expert on a tv show, styling celebrities, having her own Brand & some employees so she’ll have time to do what she needs too. Every year for Mother’s Day she does makeovers for mothers which consists of styling them and getting their hair done, with her being a single mother herself is what inspired her to “GIVE BACK” to the community in that form. She also has brought celebrities such as Shekinah(from the T.I. & Tiny show) , and Perez(He’s a celebrity stylist from ATL) to the city and have what we call a “Sip & Shop” event, that’s where women can come mingle, sip & shop all in one place. It’s not easy having a business especially in a city like Columbus, Ga where there is so much of the same things going on all over the city. When your heart is in the right place it does not matter how many of the same things going on opens, as long as GOD is in it, you’ll always win it!!! That’s what she told me in closing, Now those are some GREAT words to live by. If you’re in the city, stop by and give her a visit at 2400 Hamilton Rd, Columbus Ga or you can check her out on her website www.princessboutiqueorg.bigcartel.com She she “ALL” styles of fashion from business, church, allnight-fun, & causul attire, I promise you’ll be hooked because I’M GUILTY MYSELF!! My thoughts of the day!!
NAACP Image Award-Winning, GRAMMY®-Award Nominated Vocalist TAMELA MANN, who is taking the music industry by storm with her record-breaking successes on the Billboard charts and at radio, is set to appear at the Cobb Energy Center in Atlanta, Ga. on May 29. Mann’s inspirational and uplifting show will feature performances of all her hits, including the No. 1 consecutive radio singles from her Billboard chart-topping album, ‘Best Days’ – “Take Me To The King” and “I Can Only Imagine.”
Mann is available for phone interviews and interviews at the venue.
Who: Tamela Mann, 2014 NAACP Image Award-winning singer, GRAMMY® Award nominee, 7-time Stellar Gospel Music Award and two-time GMA Dove Award winner What: Tamela Mann & Marvin Sapp in Concert Show Date: May 29, 2015 Where: Cobb Energy Center, 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30339
ABOUT TAMELA MANN Tamela Mann is an accomplished GRAMMY® Award nominee, 2014 NAACP Image Award-winning singer, 7-time Stellar Gospel Music Award and two-time GMA Dove Award-winning vocalist, actress, songwriter, producer, and businesswoman.
Starring as “Cora Simmons” on the hit TBS comedy Tyler Perry’s Meet The Browns, and “Toni Mann”, the newly married school teacher living in Atlanta with her husband (actor, David Mann) and their blended family on the top-rated new series on Bounce, Mann & Wife, Tamela makes millions laugh every week while she enjoys a unique personal double blessing. The sassy, high spirited multi-talented singer and actress is able to work every day with David Mann, her husband, who plays “Daniel Mann” on Mann & Wife and the rest of her kids, featured on their family reality show on BET, It’s A Mann’s World.
Tamela’s highly successful, Dove Award-winning CD “The Master Plan” remained at the top of the Gospel sales chart for almost a year, and in 2010, Tamela released “The Master Plan Deluxe Edition” which contained not only all the songs from the best-seller, but David’s CD, “Mr. Brown’s Good Ol’ Time Church,” and a full bonus DVD of behind the scenes footage and music videos. Tamela’s two-time GMA Dove Award and seven-time Stellar Gospel Music Award-winning CD “Best Days” debuted in 2012 at No. 1 on across multiple music sales charts and includes the No. 1 singles “Take Me To The King,” which earned Tamela her first GRAMMY ® Award nomination for Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music Performance and the concert favorite, “I Can Only Imagine.”
Both the CD and singles remained at No. 1 for a record number of weeks; the CD charted at the top for 15 weeks and the singles for nearly 40 weeks combined. The CD was recently RIAA Certified GOLD (500,000 copies sold) and the single, “Take Me To The King,” is RIAA cer
TLC’s longest running and highest-rated program, 19 Kids and Counting, has been taken off the air.
The show has not been officially cancelled at this time, but has been removed from the network’s lineup.
The move comes one day after Josh Duggar, the oldest son of the family featured on the program, admitted that he molested young girls when he was a teenager.
Making matters worse, it was also revealed that his parents worked to cover up this scandal.
BRYANT, AR — A take out order, gone wrong. Two customers are furious about a food order they received from a popular pizza chain in Bryant.
When it comes to pizza, Samonte Wallace and Bryan Reed like to eat at the Pizza Hut in Bryant. However, that was up until this past Sunday when they say they found racial images and words written inside their to-go box.
“Speechless, like why would somebody do that? I just feel like it’s hatred,” says Wallace.
Under the lid, both found racial slurs and a drawing. The letters KKK and swastika are the first images Wallace and Reed found inside their order of pizza. They say it came from a Pizza Hut in Bryant.
“It just shows that racism is still alive and hatred towards us for no reason,” says Reed.
The young men told us we could use their names but not show their faces. Wallace and Reed said they started eating the pizza in the car, but it wasn’t until later they discovered the images and another racial slur written underneath the pizza. This was the second order they placed on Sunday.
“Fine. Nothing, nothing on it, perfect. And the next thing you know we come back and it’s like this,” says Wallace.
We reached out to Pizza Hut Corporate Headquarters who released the following statement:
“The actions of the employees involved are inexcusable and have resulted in their termination. We have a zero tolerance policy for this type of behavior and regularly train our employees to treat everyone fairly, equally and with respect. As soon as the local franchise owner found out about this he contacted the customer and apologized. We extend that sincere apology to everyone who was offended by this ignorant act. Obviously not a true reflection of the company or the local franchisee who acted very swiftly in responding.”
Cafe Istanbul in New Orleans, Louisiana will host Mario Da Comic’s one hour comedy show this Father’s Day.
The Comedy Goon himself will expand his brand during the appearance. He even has some surprises in store for his audience. Follow the contact info on the flyer or go to Event Brite for ticket purchase.
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Auditions will take place on August 8th at Verizon Arena.
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR – Auditions For American Idol Season 15 are coming to the Natural State!
According to the show’s website, American Idol auditions will be held in North Little Rock!
They will take place on August 8th at Verizon Arena.
The FOX reality competition series announced on Monday that the upcoming season will be their final one.