Events

BET Launches Nationwide Screenings Of ‘The New Edition Story’

BET Launches Nationwide Screenings Of 'The New Edition Story'

In conjunction with the premiere of the upcoming New Edition biopic – ‘The New Edition Story’, BET Networks has announced nationwide advanced screenings of the highly anticipated mini series.  The 3 part movie special premieres January 24, 25, and 26, 2017 and follows the story of R&B Pioneers Michael Bivins, Ricky Bell, Ronnie Devoe, Bobby […]


Hidden Figures Atlanta VIP Screening and Soundtrack Listening Party

Hidden Figures Atlanta VIP Screening and Soundtrack Listening Party

Janelle Monae and Pharrell Williams recently hosted an advanced screening and private soundtrack listening party for the new 20th Century Fox film Hidden Figures. The movie screening was held over at Regal Atlantic Station and was followed by a private listening party that was held at Mean Street Studios. Hidden Figures which was shot in […]


Future Gives Back To Atlanta

Future Gives Back To Atlanta

Over the weekend I got a chance to go out and support Atlanta Rapper Future at his fourth annual Free Wishes Foundation Winter Wishland Charity Event. Future donated toys, shoes and games to over one thousand families in need in the Metro Atlanta area. The event which was held at the Bessie Branham Recreation Center […]


Jermaine Dupri Hosts Screening For His New Show ‘The Rap Game’

Jermaine Dupri Hosts Screening For His New Show 'The Rap Game'

(Jan 1, 2016) Music Producer Jermaine Dupri started the new year off by hosting an exclusive private screening of his new television show  ‘The Rap Game’.  The screening for the show, which is co-executive produced by Queen Latifah, was held on the rooftop of Suite Food Lounge here in ATL.  JD debuted the show to […]


J. Cole For Bally Cocktail Party In Atlanta

J. Cole For Bally Cocktail Party In Atlanta

On Sat., Aug. 15, J.Cole came out to Bally’s flagship store at Phipps Plaza in Atlanta to unveil his boot, the “JC Hiker” and limited edition backpacks. The Grammy-nominated rapper, producer and head of Dreamville Records visited the store for a cocktail party/meet-and-greet prior to his headlining performance at Lakewood Amphitheater later that evening. The […]


DJ BLAK MAGIC Interview With Rae Sremmurd

DJ BLAK MAGIC Interview With Rae Sremmurd

On Tuesday January 6, 2015, RaeSremmurd released their debut album ‘SremmLife’. The highly anticipated album from the Hip Hop duo features guest appearances from Nicki Minaj, Young Thug and Big Sean. The album also features production by producers Mike Will, Sonny Digital and Da Honorable C Note.  On release day Rae Sremmurd held an exclusive […]


New Year’s Eve at @BQE Restaurant & Lounge

New Year's Eve at @BQE Restaurant & Lounge

I brought in the New Year (2015) spinning at an exclusive New Year”s Eve party hosted by none other than Christina Johnson from The hit VH1 Reality Show “Atlanta Exes”. Christina, who is Cee-lo Green’s ex wife hosted the The New Years Eve party along with her current boyfriend Willie Wallace.  The New Years eve […]


DJ BLAK MAGIC Interview With Country Music Superstar Garth Brooks

DJ BLAK MAGIC Interview With Country Music Superstar Garth Brooks

Country music superstar Garth Brooks and his wife Trisha Yearwood are currently in Atlanta kicking off their first tour here in over 18 years.  The two are slated to perform a string of sold out shows at Philips Arena between the dates of September 19-27.  While here in Atlanta the legendary singer/songwriter and his wife […]


One Music Fest Founder J. Carter Talks Unity Through Music And What To Expect At The 2014 OMF

One Music Fest Founder J. Carter Talks Unity Through Music And What To Expect At The 2014 OMF

Recently I got a chance to sit down with J. Carter, the founder of one of the biggest music festivals in the Southeast, Atlanta’s One Music Fest.   This Saturday, September 13th marks the 5 year anniversary of the progressive outdoor music festival and it’s expected to draw over 15,000 attendees.  The 2014 OMF takes […]


Future and The Internet Perform At Vitamin Water & The Fader’s ATL Editon Of #Uncapped

Future and The Internet Perform At Vitamin Water & The Fader's ATL Editon Of #Uncapped

Last night Vitamin Water and The Fader presented the Atlanta edition of their #Uncapped concert series. This concert series is a collaborative effort by both brands to support emerging artists, giving them a platform to showcase their talent their consumers.  The show which was held at 200 Peachtree, kicked off with a live DJ set […]


The 2014 National Black Arts Festival Legends Celebration

The 2014 National Black Arts Festival Legends Celebration

On Saturday, September 6, 2014, The National Black Arts Festival held it’s 2014 Legends Celebration at the Rialto Centre For The Arts at Georgia State University. Each year the National Black Arts Festival honors and recognizes influential African Americans who have made important artistic contributions in the areas of music, film, theatre, visual arts, and […]


DJ BLAK MAGIC Teams Up With Usher To Celebrate 15 Years Of Usher’s New Look

DJ BLAK MAGIC Teams Up With Usher To Celebrate 15 Years Of Usher's New Look

On Thurs., Jul. 31, 2014, DJ BLAK MAGIC teamed up with global superstar Usher to celebrate the 15th anniversary of his nonprofit organization, Usher’s New Look Foundation (UNLF), at the St. Regis Atlanta. His 501c3 initiative that encourages youth to find their passion and succeed in the areas of talent, career, education and service. Hosted […]


BMI Presents The 2014 Beat Summit

BMI Presents The 2014 Beat Summit

On April 16, 2014, Broadcast Music Incorporated and the production team The Flight School presented The Beat Summit at Terminal West here in Atlanta.  New Orleans Super Producers Mannie Fresh and KLC  and Atlanta Producer DJ Toomp all took on each other in a no holds barred battle of the beats. Each DJ/Producer played beats […]


Kindred The Family Soul Performs At Center Stage

Kindred The Family Soul Performs At Center Stage

On March 8, 2014, Yours Truly opened up the show and provided the musical soundtrack for Kindred The Family Soul’s sold out concert at Center Stage here in Atlanta, GA. The show was hosted by the married couple’s brother Moses The Comic and featured an exclusive album listening party for KTFS’s upcoming project “A Couple […]


Rick Ross Hosts Def Jam Album Listening Party For His New Album ‘Mastermind’ At Tree Sound Studios

Rick Ross Hosts Def Jam Album Listening Party For His New Album 'Mastermind' At Tree Sound Studios

Rick Ross and Def Jam Recordings hosted a private album listening session for his upcoming album ‘Mastermind’. The listening was held over at Tree Sound Studios here in Atlanta, GA and was sponsored by Red Bull, Heineken, Dusse, Ciroc and Belaire Champagne.  At the private party Rick Ross previewed the new album in its entirety […]


Phife Dawg From A Tribe Called Quest Honors J. Dilla with His #DearDilla Video Premeire In ATL

Phife Dawg From A Tribe Called Quest Honors J. Dilla with His #DearDilla Video Premeire In ATL

Anyone who personally knows me knows that A Tribe Called Quest is my favorite Hip Hop group of all time. With that being said, I was delighted when I got invited out to Phife from A Tribe Called Quest’s exclusive Atlanta video premiere for his new song ‘Dear Dilla’.  The exclusive video screening  was held […]


The 22nd Annual Trumpet Awards

The 22nd Annual Trumpet Awards

Xernona Clayton created the Trumpet Awards Foundation and International Civil Rights Walk of Fame to honor and recognize the achievements and accomplishments of African Americans who have overcame unconquerable odds.  Every year for the last 22 years the Trumpet Awards has paid homage to various unsung heroes who have made a difference within the African […]


The Atlanta Unveiling of The Maserati Ghibli

The Atlanta Unveiling of The Maserati Ghibli

On Tuesday December 10, 2013, Maserati Atlanta partnered with Atlanta’s Modern Luxury magazines, Jezebel and Men’s Book to present the Atlanta unveiling of the new Maserati Ghibli. The private unveiling was held at the Maserati Atlanta dealership located in Roswell, Ga.  Over 200 excited individuals packed the Atlanta show room to see the launch of […]


Neyo and The Compound Foundation Gives Back

Neyo and The Compound Foundation Gives Back

The Giving Tour is an annual partnership between Neyo, his Compound Foundation and The Boys and Girls Club of America.  The tour gives Neyo the opportunity to give back and make the holiday season special for some less fortunate children in foster care and group homes in multiple cities across the country.  This year the […]


BET Music Matters Presents The Rebellious Soul Tour With K. Michelle

BET Music Matters Presents The Rebellious Soul Tour With K. Michelle

On Friday, November 22, 2013, The BET Music Matters Rebellious Soul Tour touched down here in Atlanta GA. at Center Stage.  Yours Truly provided the soundtrack for the concert playing music before the show and in between the musical performances.  The Sold Out concert was hosted by R&B singer/songwriter Rico Love, with performances by Tiera […]


Juvenile’s Album Listening Dinner Party At Tree Sound Music Studio

Juvenile's Album Listening Dinner Party At Tree Sound Music Studio

On Thursday November 21, 2013, I got invited to one of the coolest events that I have been to in a while. The good folks over at Tree Sounds Music Studio hosted a private listening dinner party for the one and only Juvenile.  The intimate gathering consisted of  some of Atlanta’s hottest DJ’s, Media and […]


WWE Smackdown / Main Event Invades Philips Arena

WWE Smackdown / Main Event Invades Philips Arena

Anybody who knows me know that I am one of the biggest wrestling fans on the face of the earth.  I grew up watching all the great wrestling associations like the WWF, WCW, AWA, Midsouth and NWA.  I came up during the golden era of professional wrestling when we had wrestlers like Hulk Hogan, Rick […]


Nelson George’s Bronze Lens Film Festival Screening of Finding The Funk

Nelson George's Bronze Lens Film Festival Screening of Finding The Funk

Over the weekend the 4th annual Bronze Lens Film Festival took place here in Atlanta Ga. The Bronze Lens Film Festival was created back in 2009 to showcase, educate, entertain, empower and inspire people of color involved within the film industry. The festival featured various screenings, panels, networking opportunities as well as guest appearances from […]


The Robert Glasper Experiment’s Atlanta Album Listening Party For Black Radio 2

The Robert Glasper Experiment's Atlanta Album Listening Party For Black Radio 2

One of the most critically acclaimed soul/jazz albums of 2012 was “Black Radio” by The Robert Glasper Experiment. The groundbreaking album featured collaborations with some of my favorite artists and it also won a Grammy for R&B Album of the year.  The Robert Glasper Experiment recently released the highly anticipated follow up to that album […]