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Stream Lil Keed’s New Mixtape Trapped In Cleveland 3

Right now, a whole lot of rappers are following in Young Thug's footsteps, attempting the same kind of squeaky, melodic trap style. The 22-year-old Atlanta rapper Lil Keed, a protege of Thug, is the only one who's really willing to get as weird as Thug himself. On his Long Live Mexico album last year, Keed … More »
Tags: Music, News, Mexico, Atlanta, Cleveland, Lil Keed

Q&A With Rising Atlanta Based Hip Hop Artist Vish-K

What motivated you to create your style of music? My motivation for my music is “life.” Looking at it not from “face value,” but understanding there’s more to this than meet the eyes. How did you come up with your MC name Vish-K? My stage name “Vish-K,” came about when I was studying “Hinduism,” at the time. I was more into spirituality than religion at this point, and I read about one of their major deities known as “Vishnu.” I resonated with it heavy and thought to myself, “I want to operate ...
Tags: Atlanta, Jazz, BLM, Kevin, Vish, Jay Z Biggie, Q&A Interviews, Vish K, Nelly How

Vish-K – “Lucky Turned Favored” (EP Review)

With so many hot new artists coming out of Atlanta, GA right now, it’s the perfect time for Vish-K to follow suit and receive his seat at the top among the rest.  With his recent debut EP release “Lucky Turned Favored” the five-track project takes fans inside the emerging artist’s underworld adventures. Arising from the bottom, the project is a short but sweet effort that brings the artist on the rise sound to the masses. Starting off with a real heavy hitting single “Part of Me”, he decides if...
Tags: Reviews, Atlanta, Albums, Jazz, Jay Z Eminem, Vish K, Vish K His

Mastodon – “Fallen Torches”

Right now, the long-running Atlanta prog-metal greats Mastodon are working on a new album, and they've also reportedly got a song on the soundtrack of the forthcoming cinematic epic Bill & Ted Face The Music. But the band has also left a trail of stray tracks over the years, and they've just announced … More »
Tags: Music, Atlanta, Scott Kelly, Neurosis, Mastodon, Bill Ted

Mariah The Scientist – “Always n Forever” (Feat. Lil Baby)

Atlanta-based R&B singer-songwriter Mariah The Scientist was actually studying biology to become an anesthesiologist before her music career took off. And as the one-year anniversary of Master, her successful debut project for RCA, creeps closer, she's getting ready to hit us with some new music. More »
Tags: Music, Atlanta, Mariah, Kid Studio, Lil Baby, Mariah The Scientist

3-Month-Old Baby Girl Killed After Mom Intentionally Rams Car Being Driven by Baby’s Father

A tragic car crash has left an infant dead and a father hospitalized. Atlanta police are investigating a two-car crash that occurred on Monday (Jul. 27) after a mother intentionally slammed into a car containing the father of her child and her 3-month-old baby girl. “A father was traveling with his child on Eason Street when a mother driving a separate vehicle rear-ended their vehicle,” police sergeant John Chafee confirmed. Details of the accident are still been investigated, but what we do kno...
Tags: Wtf, Crime, News, Children, Babies, Atlanta, Georgia, Jazz, Baby, Toxic Relationships, Car Crashes, John Chafee, Bad Parenting, Really, Sad News, Parenting Fail

Vish-K – “Upper-Tunity”

Check out this new single titled “Upper-Tunity“, by rising Atlanta, GA based Hip Hop artist Vish-K.  This single is off his recently dropped album “Lucky Turned Favored” out now.  Follow him on Instagram @vishkmusik. 
Tags: Atlanta, Jazz, Singles, Vish K

Def-i – “Aspiration Date” Ft. T.R.3 & LDontheCut (Video)

Riding the success of their collaborative project, Deserted Oceans, Def-i and SoCal producer Ariano drop the final single and video “Aspiration Date“, featuring Atlanta-based T.R.3 and Sublime with Rome DJ LDontheCut.
Tags: Videos, Atlanta, Rome, Jazz, Ldonthecut, Ariano, T.R.3, Def-i

T.R.3 – “Play Catch” (Video)

Rising Atlanta based underground Hip Hop artist T.R.3 releases his latest self-directed video titled  “Play Catch“, produced by hvlx.  Reminiscent of a 90’s camcorder-style home video, grainy and full of glitches. T.R.3 channels a dejected drunk, disrupting the solitude of the forest at the river’s edge as he stumbles aimlessly across the edges of the frame.  Follow him on Instagram @tr3world.
Tags: Videos, Atlanta, Jazz, T.R.3

Elxtt – “Harley Quinn”

Rising Atlanta, GA based Hip Hop artist Elxtt releases his new hard-hitting single titled “Harley Quinn“.  Follow him on Instagram @el.xtt. 
Tags: Atlanta, Jazz, Harley Quinn, Singles, Elxtt

Smino, J.I.D, & Kenny Beats – “Baguetti”

A few months ago, Smino, the melodic and quick-tongued Chicago-via-St. Louis rapper, came out with his Already Decided mixtape. Today, he's followed up that mixtape by packing a whole lot of exciting young starpower onto one single. On the new song "Baguetti," Smino teams up with his fast-rapping Atlanta peer J.I.D and with … More »
Tags: Music, Atlanta, Chicago, St Louis, Kenny, Smino, J.i.d, Kenny Beats, Baguetti Smino

Quality Control CEO “Pee” Calls Out Migos on Instagram Over Malpractice Lawsuit

Quality Control CEO Pierre “Pee” Thomas has responded via Instagram to Migos’ malpractice lawsuit against his label, calling the suit “unfortunate” and expressing his disappointment over the allegations. Migos filed a lawsuit against their attorney Damien Granderson early Wednesday (Jul. 15) claiming that he “cheated” the group out of millions of dollars and did not represent their best interests in a number of contractual negotiations. Variety reports that the Atlanta trio’s lawsuit specificall...
Tags: Celebs, Instagram, Atlanta, Hip Hop, Lawsuits, Pop Culture, Jazz, Migos, Thomas, Capitol, Variety, Granderson, QCM, Quality Control Music, Pierre Pee Thomas, Pierre "P" Thomas

Atlanta Rapper Marlo Dead

The Atlanta rapper Marlo, born Rudolph Johnson, was found shot dead in a vehicle this weekend, as NBC News reports. The car was discovered on I-285 near the Benjamin E. Mays Drive overpass on Saturday night. "At this time, investigators believe the victim was the intended target of the gunfire and they are … More »
Tags: Music, Nbc News, Atlanta, Obit, Marlo, Lil Marlo, Rudolph Johnson, Marlo Dead, Benjamin E Mays Drive

T.R.3 – “Black Nirvana” EP

Atlanta-based Hip Hop artist T.R.3 drops his new highly-anticipated EP titled “Black Nirvana“.  Releasing a barrage of music over the last few years, he proves once again that he is far more than “just” a rapper; he’s a truly an all-around artist with an activist’s soul whose verses speak truth to power and find the light in the darkness. Black Nirvana is a guitar-driven project harnessing that light and shining it on the world.  Follow him on Instagram @tr3world.
Tags: Atlanta, Albums, Jazz, T.R.3

DaBaby’s 4th Of July Concert Didn’t Look All That Socially Distant

DaBaby's 4th Of July concert went ahead as planned last night. The event took place at the relaunched Cosmopolitan Premier Lounge in Decatur, GA, outside of Atlanta. Despite public assurances that safety measures were in place and that the event would require attendees to wear face masks at all times, footage … More »
Tags: Music, News, Atlanta, DECATUR Ga, DaBaby, Cosmopolitan Premier Lounge

2 Dead, 8 Injured in Shooting at Nightclub in Greenville, S.C. During Foogiano Concert

Two people are dead and eight others were injured after a shooting broke out at a nightclub in South Carolina. Police said the shooting happened just before 2 a.m. early Sunday morning (Jul. 5) at Lavish Lounge in Greenville. SEE NEXT: Video Allegedly Shows Member of ATL Rapper Foogiano’s Team Shooting Into Crowd at S.C. Nightclub After Someone Tried to Steal His Chain Two deputies were driving on White Horse Road when they noticed a disturbance at the club. The deputies called for backup afte...
Tags: Crime, News, Shooting, Guns, Atlanta, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, EMS, Gun Violence, South Carolina, Gucci Mane, Greenville, Lewis, Henry McMaster, Greenville County

Karlie Redd’s Ex Indicted on Fraud Charges After Running $5 Million Ponzi Scheme to Cover Gambling Debts & Misusing Government Loan

Former Love & Hip-Hop: Atlanta star Maurice “Mo” Fayne was just caught defrauding millions from the government, and now he’s being accused of running a $5 million Ponzi scheme for the past six years. On Wednesday (Jun. 24), Fayne was indicted on several bank fraud charges after utilizing the $3,735,500 federal loan he received through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) for personal use. Fayne—who was married to LHHATL star Karlie Redd—requested the loan to ensure payment for the 107 workers o...
Tags: Celebs, Crime, Atlanta, Pop Culture, Jazz, Ponzi Scheme, PPP, Fayne, Bank Fraud, LHHATL, Love and Hip Hop Atlanta, Karlie Redd, Mo Fayne, Paycheck Protection Program PPP, Maurice Mo Fayne

Help Mellow Mushroom Give Back to the Community June 25th

Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers, with more than 180 restaurants in 21 states, launched A Pie for A Pie community giving program in April 2020 to recognize organizations and essential workers in local communities. Each week since the giving program began, specific Mellow Mushroom owners host a pie sale where for every stone-baked pie sold, the owner donates a small pizza pie to a community organization or frontline worker.  This Thursday, June 25, 2020, the Mellow Mushroom store owners in Georgia ...
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Rayshard Brooks’ “Girlfriend” Natalie White Arrested for Burning Down Wendy’s Where He Was Killed

The woman suspected of setting fire to the Wendy’s where Rayshard Brooks was killed by an Atlanta police officer earlier this month has been arrested. The Fulton County Sheriff’s Office confirmed in a tweet Tuesday afternoon (Jun. 23) that 29-year-old Natalie Hanna White was in custody and being booked into the county jail. She’s facing charges of first-degree arson. The Fulton County Sheriff's Office Fugitive Unit just apprehended Wendys arson suspect Natalie White moments ago. White is be...
Tags: Crime, News, Arson, Atlanta, Jazz, Arrested, Wendys, White, Wendy, Brooks, Gwinnett County, Brosnan, Buckhead, Rolfe, Fulton County Jail, Fulton County Sheriff s Office

Natalie White, Woman Suspected of Burning Down Atlanta Wendy’s, May Have Been Rayshard Brooks’ Girlfriend

Investigators with the Atlanta Fire Rescue Department said Saturday (Jun. 20) that they have issued an arrest warrant for a 29-year-old woman named Natalie White in connection with the fire that destroyed the Wendy’s restaurant where Rayshard Brooks was killed by an APD officer. “An arrest warrant has been issued by Atlanta Fire Investigators for Ms. Natalie White,” the Atlanta Fire Rescue tweeted. “She has been identified as a suspect in the arson fire that burned down the Wendy’s Restaurant (1...
Tags: Crime, News, Atlanta, Georgia, Fox, Jazz, Apd, White, Miller, Wendy, Brooks, Travis, Natalie, Toledo Ohio, Rolfe, Atlanta Fire Rescue Department

Stepmom of Former Atlanta Cop Who Murdered Rayshard Brooks Fired From Job at Company That Fights Systemic Racism

The stepmother of the Atlanta Police officer who is facing felony murder charges for shooting and killing Rayshard Brooks has been fired from her job. Garrett Rolfe was one of the officers involved in the murder of an Atlanta resident who had fallen asleep behind the wheel in a Wendy’s parking lot. The killing came in the midst of mass protests against police brutality around the country, and less than a week later, he was facing felony charges for the incident. Now, his stepmother, Melissa Rolf...
Tags: Facebook, News, Fired, Atlanta, Georgia, Jazz, Democratic Party, Wendy, Melissa, Greene, Rolfe, EPM, Human Interest, Atlanta Police, Rayshard Brooks, Garrett Rolfe

Q&A With Atlanta Based Hip Hop Artist P.U.R.P.

What motivated you to create this style of music. And how did you come up with your MC name P.U.R.P.? In all honesty I’m a very moody person that has been through a lot of situations from different angles in life so I create my music based around those moments and my emotions. P.U.R.P. starts for Presenting yoU Real Presidential, but the name itself is purple because that’s my favorite color lol. How is the underground sound out in Atlanta, GA? It’s dope. A lot of artists with various sounds an...
Tags: Jay Z, Atlanta, Jazz, Lil Wayne, Q&A Interviews, P.U.R.P, Sky Jordxn

P.U.R.P. x Trapbyjack – “Trapped in Quarantine” (EP Review)

Atlanta based rapper P.U.R.P. teamed up with his frequent collaborator and producer, Trapbyjack, to release a three track EP titled “Trapped in Quarantine.” It’s a quick project that runs through the the self reflection and personal growth that the artist has experienced since the outbreak started. The project leads with a fairly cocky and intentionally generic song about the usual topics a rapper would brag about. The bass hits hard, the delivery is pretty solid, and it form a conceptual st...
Tags: Reviews, Atlanta, Jazz, P.U.R.P, Trapbyjack

Killer Cop Garrett Rolfe Charged With Felony Murder & Aggravated Assault With a Deadly Weapon in Death of Rayshard Brooks

The Fulton County District Attorney’s office has filed charges against the officer who shot and killed Rayshard Brooks in a Wendy’s parking lot. During a press conference Wednesday afternoon (Jun. 17), Fulton County D.A. Paul Howard announced that former Atlanta Police Officer Garrett Rolfe will be charged with felony murder and 10 other charges, including felony murder and multiple assault with a deadly weapon charges. Howard said Devin Brosnan, the other officer on the scene, also faces three ...
Tags: Crime, News, Minneapolis, America, Atlanta, Georgia, Jazz, Capitol Hill, Wendy, Howard, Brooks, Chris Stewart, Fulton County, Rolfe, Atlanta Police Department, Justin Miller

Rayshard Brooks Was on Probation & Could Have Gone Back to Prison if Charged With DUI, Which May Explain Why He Tried to Run Away From Police

Rayshard Brooks was on probation when he was found asleep and intoxicated at a Wendy’s drive-thru, and he feared going back to prison if he ended up being charged with DUI, which may explain why he tried to make a run for it when police tried to arrest him. Brooks was shot and killed Friday (Jun. 12) when cops received a 911 call to the Wendy’s at University Avenue in Atlanta after Brooks fell asleep behind the wheel of his car and blocking the fast-food restaurant’s drive-thru lane. Bodycam foo...
Tags: Crime, News, Atlanta, Georgia, Daily Mail, Jazz, Ohio, Taser, Wendys, Wendy, Howard, Brooks, Clayton County, Dailymail, University Avenue, Brosnan

Tyler Perry Will Pay for Rayshard Brooks’ Funeral AND College Tuition for All Four of His Kids

Tyler Perry is giving back to the family of Rayshard Brooks after his murder at the hands of Atlanta police by paying for the father-of-four’s funeral. During a press conference on Monday (Jun. 15), the family’s attorney, L. Chris Stewart, announced that the 50-year-old media mogul will cover the costs of Brooks’ funeral after he was shot in the back and killed by police in Atlanta over the weekend. “We do want to acknowledge and thank Tyler Perry, who we spoke with and who will be taking care o...
Tags: Celebs, Funerals, Atlanta, Georgia, Pop Culture, Jazz, Wendys, Black, Tyler Perry, Wendy, Stewart, Brooks, Perry, Chris Stewart, Tyler Perry Studios, Fulton County Medical Examiner

“My Sister’s House is Right Here”: Rayshard Brooks Begged Atlanta Cops to Let Him Walk Home Before He Was Killed

The Atlanta Police Department has released bodycam footage showing Rayshard Brooks talking to police in a Wendy’s parking lot moments before he was shot in the back and killed. The conversation between Brooks and now-former APD Officer Garrett Rolfe started out pretty cordial. Rolfe suspected Brooks had been under the influence of alcohol while operating a vehicle, though when cops arrived on the scene, Brooks wasn’t driving because he had fallen asleep in his car while in the drive-thru. Rol...
Tags: Videos, Crime, News, Atlanta, Georgia, House, Jazz, Police Shooting, Apd, Wendys, Wendy, Brooks, Rolfe, Atlanta Police Department, Bodycam Video, Rayshard Brooks

Rayshard Brooks Begged Atlanta Cops to Let Him Walk Home Before He Was Killed: “My Sister’s House is Right Here”

The Atlanta Police Department has released bodycam footage showing Rayshard Brooks talking to police in a Wendy’s parking lot moments before he was shot in the back and killed. The conversation between Brooks and now-former APD Officer Garrett Rolfe started out pretty cordial. Rolfe suspected Brooks had been under the influence of alcohol while operating a vehicle, though when cops arrived on the scene, Brooks wasn’t driving because he had fallen asleep in his car while in the drive-thru. Rol...
Tags: Videos, Crime, News, Atlanta, Georgia, House, Jazz, Police Shooting, Apd, Wendys, Wendy, Brooks, Rolfe, Atlanta Police Department, Bodycam Video, Rayshard Brooks

Atlanta PD Officer Garrett Rolfe Fired, ID’d As Cop Who Killed Rayshard Brooks; Devin Bronsan Placed on Administrative Duty

Officials with the Atlanta Police Department have released the names of the two officers involved in the fatal shooting of Rayshard Brooks. The cop who shot and killed Brooks has been identified as Garrett Rolfe, who has been fired as a result of the fatal incident, an Atlanta Police spokesman confirmed just after midnight Sunday morning (Jun. 14). SEE NEXT: Atlanta Protesters Shut Down Major Highway & Burn Down Wendy’s Where Police Killed Rayshard Brooks The second cop involved in the deadly ...
Tags: Crime, News, Fired, Police, Atlanta, Georgia, Jazz, Taser, Police Shooting, Apd, Wendys, Wendy, Brooks, Georgia Bureau of Investigation, Rolfe, Atlanta Police Department

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