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Rick Ross Opens Wingstop In Decatur, Ga

Rick Ross Opens Wingstop In Decatur, Ga

Rapper and Hip Hop Mogul Rick Ross makes another smart business savvy move by continuing his string of Wingstop restaurant openings in the south. On Tuesday, January 10, 2017, He opened his 23rd Wingstop location at 4290 Flat Shoals Parkway in Decatur, Ga. Ross is rapidly expanding his business portfolio under his company, Boss Wings […]


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 […]


Air Jordan 6 ‘Black Cat’

Air Jordan 6 'Black Cat'

The  last Jordan Brand release of 2016 is the Air Jordan 6 Black Cat. This special edition shoe is dressed in a cool Black and White color scheme and mixes perforated leather with 3m reflective underlays. The shoe features an all black leather upper, white midsoles and a translucent black bottom sole.  The shoe which […]


Happy New Year 2017

Happy New Year 2017

Happy New Year!! More exciting things to come in 2017! DJBLAKMAGIC


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 […]


Business Advice 101 – Protect Your Magic

Business Advice 101 - Protect Your Magic

Here is a sound bit of business advice to all my entrepreneurs out there as well as to people that are looking to start their own business. Make sure that you protect your name as well as your Intellectual Property by actually owning the name that you are using for your business. When you actually […]


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 […]


DJ BLAK MAGIC Interview With Uncle Luke

DJ BLAK MAGIC Interview With Uncle Luke

The hip-hop community owes a great deal of respect to one of its elder statesmen, Luther Campbell. Known as “Uncle Luke, He was the leader of the group 2 Live Crew and pioneered “Miami bass,” a sound characterized by repetitive 808 drum patterns, chanted hooks and deep bass backbeats. The group’s million-selling LP, As Nasty […]


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 […]


The Technics Sporty | By Roland Sands Design

The Technics Sporty | By Roland Sands Design

  Since the early 1970’s the Technics 1200 turntable has been the industry standard for professional DJ’s worldwide.  I have personally only used Technics turntables as well as Technics headphones since the start of my DJ career. Custom Motorcycle designer Roland Sands recently designed a custom Harley Davidson motorcycle paying homage to the popular DJ […]


ASCAP Honors L.A. Reid At The 3rd Annual ATL Legends Dinner In Atlanta

ASCAP Honors L.A. Reid At The 3rd Annual ATL Legends Dinner In Atlanta

(September 25, 2014) Veteran Music Executive Antonio “L.A.” Reid was recently honored at The ASCAP Rhythm & Soul’s 3rd Annual ATL Legends Dinner at the Mandarin Oriental here in Atlanta Ga.  Each year The American Society Of Composers Authors and Publishers recognizes individuals who have brought great honor to the City of Atlanta through their […]


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 […]


Exclusive Listening Session For Young Jeezy’s New Single “Me OK”

Exclusive Listening Session For Young Jeezy's New Single "Me OK"

A couple of weeks ago Young Jeezy invited me and some of the hottest DJ’s in Atlanta to an exclusive listening session for his brand new single “Me Ok”.  The Drama Boy produced single is the first single off of Jeezy’s upcoming fifth studio album “Seen It All”. The listening party, which was held over […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


#RHOA Cythia Bailey and Peter Thomas Book Signing At Bar One for ‘Carry On Baggage’

#RHOA Cythia Bailey and Peter Thomas Book Signing At Bar One for 'Carry On Baggage'

Supermodel Cynthia Bailey and her husband Peter Thomas recently released a book called ‘Carry On Baggage – Our Non Stop Flight’.  The book follows the couple’s journey through the ups and downs of their relationship telling how they balance love, family, money and business. On Tuesday November 12, 2013 the Real Housewives of Atlanta couple held […]


Lecrae Talks With DJ BLAK MAGIC About His New Mixtape “Church Clothes 2”

Lecrae Talks With DJ BLAK MAGIC About His New Mixtape "Church Clothes 2"

Last week I got a chance to hang out with the top Christain Hip Hop artist in the world. He goes by the name of Lacrae.  Fresh off his Grammy win for Gospel Album of the year, Lecrae was here in Atlanta shooting the video for his new song “Im Turnt” which is the first […]


Brazilian Jazz Legend Sergio Mendes Performs At The Cobb Energy Centre

Brazilian Jazz Legend Sergio Mendes Performs At The Cobb Energy Centre

On October 26, 2013, Sergio Mendes, the undisputed king of Brazilian Jazz performed a sold out show at The Cobb Energy Centre here in Atlanta Ga.  The concert was part of Larry Rosen’s Jazz Roots Series and was appropriately called “A Night In Rio”.  Sergio performed songs from his vast catalog of music dating back to […]


Converse X DTLR “16 Bars” Freestyle Competition

Converse X DTLR "16 Bars" Freestyle Competition

Converse and DTLR have teamed together for a five city tour called “16 Bars”.   The tour is a freestyle competition that will give one lucky MC a chance to record their debut single at Converse Rubber Tracks Studio in NYC. The tour touches down in Atlanta on November 1, 2013 from 5pm-8pm at the […]