Alright music lovers, are you ready for Funk Fest Tour 2017? It is that time of year when you can enjoy “Good Music. Good People.Good Times.”The Funk Fest Tour has become a popular music festival that has featured artist such as Anthony Hamilton, Frankie Beverly And Maze, LL Cool J, R Kelly, Uncle Luke, The Roots, Ice Cube,Fantasia, Outkast & many more! The 2017 Funk Fest Tour is an event you don’t want to miss!
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TV One, Hip Hop Weeklyand Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey celebrated the premiere of the new scripted series “Here We Go Again” at Boogalou Restaurant & Lounge. Show stars LeToya Luckett, Wendy Raquel Robinson and Kyndall Ferguson were on hand to walk the carpet, greet fans and thank attendees for their ongoing support.
TV One SVP of Marketing, Lori Hall, opened the program with an introduction of the network’s re-branding and new “Represent” slogan. Then Hall previewed a clip from the premiere episode, followed by remarks from the cast in which they shared their excitement and pride in the show. DJ Bomshell Boogie took over from there and turned the event into a full-blown bash.
Additional attendees included Trina Braxton (“Braxton Family Values”), Syleena Johnson (“R&B Divas Atlanta”), Dr. Heavenly (“Married to Medicine”), Drea Kelly (“Hollywood Exes”), Cocoa Brown (“For Better or Worse”), D. Woods (Blackbird), Charmin Lee (“Being Mary Jane”), Beautii J (“Cutting It: In the ATL”), Kwanza Hall (Atlanta City Council), Gwen Boyd Moss (“Selling It: In the ATL”), Okevia Wilson (“Selling It: In the ATL”), Derek J (celebrity stylist), Bando Jonez and many more.
“Here We Go Again”premieres TONIGHT at 8PM ET/PT followed by an all-new season of “Born Again Virgin” at 8:30PM ET/PT.
It’s one thing to travel, but it’s quite another to travel in style. Flying overnight can be super hectic so there is no need to stress over packed items. I have traveled to Cali many times just for dinner and headed back to Atlanta in less than 36 hours. So you have 99 things to worry about and packing shouldn’t be one of them.
Interior designer Taniya Nayak is giving you a look inside her carry-on and sharing the essentials that keep her fly while flying. From having fully charged gadgets to stocking a makeup bag with the basics, her advice will change the way you jet-set. D
Last night I had the chance to attend the Atlanta VIP screening of Ride Along 2 starring none other that Ice Cube and funny man Kevin Hart. <more>
If you are looking for comic relief, you better go see this movie this weekend.
The Atlanta VIP viewing was very star studded with local and national celebrities such as:
Mayor Kasim Reed
Councilman Kwanza Hall
Porsha Williams (Bravo’s Real Housewives of Atlanta and DISH Nation)
Shamea Morton (Bravo’s Real Housewives of Atlanta)
Mama Joyce & Aunt Bertha (Bravo’s Real Housewives of Atlanta)
Demetria McKinney (Bravo’s Real Housewives of Atlanta)
Stevie J (VH1’s Love & Hip Hop Atlanta)
Egypt Sherrod (HGTV’s Flipping Virgins)
Monyetta Shaw (VH1’s Hollywood Exes)
Rock City a.k.a. R. City (Music Duo)
Polow Da Don (Music Producer)
Iman Benson (ABC’s Uncle Buck)
Rodney Perry (Comedian)
Rickey Smiley (The Rickey Smiley Morning Show/DISH Nation & TV One’s Rickey Smiley For Real)
Gary With Da Tea (The Rickey Smiley Morning Show and DISH Nation)
Headkrack (The Rickey Smiley Morning Show and DISH Nation)
Wanda Smith (V-103’s The Ryan Cameron Morning Show with Wanda Smith)
**Did you know that they shot a few scenes in Atlanta and the Bahamas?
Photos: Paras Griffin
This past weekend I was able to learn from major female goalgetters from various walks and experiences of life. The epic Sabrina Peterson, founder of Glam University finally had the chance to see the fruits of her planning as women with entrepreneurial hunger filled the W Hotel in Atlanta to attend the third Girl Power Sleepover. <more>
The hungry entrepreneurs attended various classes such as her Flip classes and Business A-Z, followed by engaging sessions including a Branding 101 class hosted by the humble media maven Karen Civil, Rolling Out CEO Munson Steed, and Michelle Alexander of General Motors. The sessions didn’t stop there either. There was a breakout session with Zane, movie producer and New York Times best-selling author.
As well as a class on “Taking Your Product from the Kitchen to Mainstream Stores,” by CURLS CEO Mahisha Dellinger.
Sophia Amoruso, founder of popular fashion retailer Nasty Gal and New York Times best-selling author of #GirlBoss was the special guest and keynote speaker. She shared the challenges she faced when launching Nasty Gal, which started as an eBay store and currently a multimillion dollar clothing company. The rainy weather did not stop fire that burned inside the ladies.
Girl Power Sleepover sponsors: Lint, Joyful Joylas Event, Miller Coors, Design Essentials, Curls, Queen Virgin Remy, Rollingout, Upscale Magazine, Get Focused and Skinned.
If you missed it keep your eyes open for the next event. Follow Sabrina now!