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R&B artists serenade audiences at ATL Live on the Park

R&B artists serenade audiences at ATL Live on the Park

Reporting By: Tauntiana Cambry (The Essien Agency)

The monthly sell-out concert series, ATL Live on the Park, returned to Midtown's Park Tavern restaurant, Tuesday, with seducing performances by Kenny Lattimore, J. Holiday and Ginette Claudette. Dimly lit, under the Tavern's tented canopy, with light rain drizzling just overhead; music lovers indulged in a night of live entertainment, food and libations. 

Ginette Claudette, in Atlanta for the first time, opened the night introducing her new music to the audience. With musical influence that she credits to the church, her powerful vocals, searing rendition of Melanie Fiona's "4 AM," and an endearing style, showed the anticipant ATL crowd that she was ready to make her mark as a new artist.

The Obama Effect's Atlanta Premiere

Watch an interview with star Vanessa Bell Calloway as she stopped by the Get Connected studio in Atlanta to discuss her new movie The Obama Effect!

Atlanta's ‘SPARKLE (the movie) Singing Challenge’ brought to you by Sony Pictures and Myspace

Atlanta's ‘SPARKLE (the movie) Singing Challenge’ brought to you by Sony Pictures and Myspace

ATLANTA -- Attention Atlanta aspiring singers, entertainers and vocalists: win a chance to be a part of Sparkle (the movie) Singing Challenge.

Sony Pictures and Myspace are hosting a ‘SPARKLE Singing Challenge thisSaturday, July 14 in various cities across the nation. The Grand Prize winner will receive a BET’s “106 & Park” appearance, a recording session, and a Myspace homepage feature!

Check out the contest page for more detailswww.myspace.com/sparkle.

Braxton Family Values reality series returns to WE TV August 16th at 9p est

Braxton Family Values reality series returns to WE TV August 16th at 9p est

ATLANTA’S FAVORITE SISTERS RETURN FOR SIX ALL-NEW EPISODES OF BRAXTON FAMILY VALUES

PREMIERING ON THURSDAY, AUGUST 16 AT 9PM ET/PT

"Celebrate" from the film Sparkle featuring Jordin Sparks and Whitney Houston debuts online today!

"Celebrate" from the film Sparkle featuring Jordin Sparks and Whitney Houston debuts online today!

The video for Celebrate – from the motion picture SPARKLE featuring Jordin Sparks

Runway Red partners with Cynthia Bailey to find the next "Kid Star" to strut the catwalk for a cause

Runway Red partners with Cynthia Bailey to find the next "Kid Star" to strut the catwalk for a cause

Facing tough economic times, most charities saw drops in charitable giving this year. Connecting celebrities to support a cause needs to be more than just lending their name. Supermodel Cynthia Bailey (RHOA) has always shown a commitment to help her community by supporting charitable causes. This time her agency, Bailey Agency School of Fashion, is joining forces with Show Me the Way Foundation, for an All-Star model casting call for children ages 5-17. Show Me the Way Foundation (SMTWF) is a non-profit organization that provides mentoring and positive group activities for youth infected with and affected by HIV/AIDS and other terminal health issues.
 

Music Through My Lens: Backstage at Death Row Records

Music Through My Lens: Backstage at Death Row Records

ATLANTA -- The small gallery at Auburn Research Library merely scratches the surface of Simone Green's story. From 1992-1995, the Death Row Records Chief Photographer recorded the daily grind at the label, studios, public appearances, and video shoots. Beyond the lens, there was bullying and violence that took place at Death Row. In her new memoir called, "Time Served (Days and Nights at Death Row Records) she details her experiences and even crime that was brought upon her. 

While at the gallery, you can see some of the artists artists Green photographed like Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Run DMC, Bobby Brown, and Salt n' Pepa. Green said if they went somewhere and Suge Knight was getting out of the car, she would have to get photos of him getting out of the car. She later learned that he would send his friends photos of the happenings going on at the label.