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Friday, January 20, 2017

Atlanta's Largest Drug Bust

More than $9 million worth of marijuana was seized Monday; it could be the biggest marijuana bust in Atlanta history, according to narcotics officers with decades of experience fighting drugs on the streets.

It was a tip that led to the nearly 6,000 pounds of marijuana. A call came in around 5 p.m. Monday to report a shipment of drugs moving through the city.

Sunday, March 16, 2014

Atlanta Pimps Make Huge Profits

The survey revealed that 65 percent of the pimps in the Atlanta study group were black as well as 33 percent of the sex workers. This figure was second only to the Latino pimp population of 11 percent of the pimps and 10 percent being Latino sex workers. The report also stated that pimps are technologically savvy and use social networking to stay ahead of law enforcement.

An Urban Institute study of sex trafficking from 2003–2007 ranks Atlanta as the No. 1 city in the nation for sex trafficking. The study estimates that pimps in Atlanta make as much as $33,000 a week. The study examined sex trafficking in eight cities: Atlanta, Dallas, Denver, Kansas City, Miami, Seattle, San Diego, Calif., and Washington, D.C., to try to determine the size and scope of human trafficking and its economic impact. The results are startling and offer a dark view of Atlanta, the home of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Blo5k Lil A (@Blo5k_LilA) & Trouble (@TroubleDTE) - "Atlanta"

Last Supper Music Group (LSMG) presents Atlanta artist's Blo5k Lil A & Trouble official music video for "Atlanta" under Last Supper Music Group (LSMG). Upcoming Atlanta LSMG recording artists Lil Blo5k fresh off the release of mixtape "Tha 5" mixtape, Featuring Bloody Jay & Blo5k Fatt. You can catch production from super-producer Zaytoven, J Reid, B Rackz, Brand Da Beast & Murda On Da Track. 

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Emoni - "Talk It"

Recently Atlanta rapper Emoni released his new single, "Talk It." After years of being behind the scenes and frequenting some of the most talked about circles in ATL, Emoni has emerged as the next big artist primed to expand his brand to stardom in 2021. "Talk It is one of the first songs I ever did that I felt comfortable pushing musically. I've been making music for a long time but I never put anything out," Emoni explained. "Talk It is one of the first songs where I really liked the vibe and it's a real Atlanta song. It's the type of stuff that goes on where I'm from and it's a song where no matter what anyone else thinks I really like the song." 

 Playing his role behind the scenes Emoni began putting in the work as manager but transitioned to an artist after his friend and client PNF Rocky was killed. "I wasn't always an artist, I started off behind the scenes and everywhere I went people would always say I look like an artist. Paid In Full Rocky is dead now but that was one of my homies that I would always do music with, and I was more on the management side of things working with him." Emoni explained. "Then I started recording the music but I wasn't putting it out and I was just working at it for the last year and a half and I just been pushing the HighEnd brand." Idolizing Jay Z with aspirations to become a CEO, and respecting Nipsey Hussle with hopes to have an impact on his community, Emoni has always focused on putting in the work to be great.

Wednesday, March 8, 2023

What Happened To 'Freaknik' In Atlanta?


'Freaknik' is considered one of the most talked about festivals to happen in Atlanta. Universities and historically black colleges would mostly attend and help grow the event's popularity. The last official Freaknik would be in 1999, but why?

Monday, February 23, 2015

2 Chainz Opens New Studio In Atlanta

+2 Chainz is starting to live up to his standards. Atlanta rapper 2 Chainz and Street Execs Management unveiled their new recording studio downtown earlier this week, and also introduced their new record label, The Real University Records (also known as TRU Records).

The Atlanta-based facility opened Jan. 1 and houses artists including 2 Chainz, Travis Porter, Young Dolph, CAP 1, Bankroll Fresh, Grammy award-winning engineer Wonder Arillo, and DJ E Sudd. Among the artists on TRU Records are CAP 1, Skooly and Fresh aka Short Dawg. With 2 Chainz’s leadership they released their debut mixtape “T.R.U. Jack City” in late January.

“I want to give upcoming artists from Atlanta an opportunity to be heard,” said Tauheed Epps also known as 2 Chainz, who intentionally arrived late to the showcase. “I have faith in the people I’m working with. These guys have outstanding personalities, we really support each other and we’re planting a lot of seeds and continuing the movement through the summer.”

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

2 Chainz To Perform At Atlanta Hawks Game

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Chris Vivlamore reports the first 5,000 fans through the door will be given copies of 2 Chainz’s newest mixtape “T.R.U. Jack City.” The rapper will give player introductions after a pregame show, perform at halftime and give an encore performance after the game.

Thursday, December 21, 2017

TWUM Talks Unheard 2 Chainz Moments

"The Wrap-Up Magazine" would like to invite its viewers to their hottest +2 Chainz moments. Below you will find some of the hottest post from us about the artist. Tauheed Epps, better known by his stage name 2 Chainz, is an American rapper from College Park, Georgia.

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Jermaine Dupri Visits Atlanta Tech

In front of an intimate crowd of students at Georgia Tech’s Scheller College of Business, Dupri began by discussing the current state of social media. “With all the apps that we have today, social communication is actually lost,” he bemoaned. Although he currently has over 1.04 million followers on Twitter, “no one really talks to me.” 

Saturday, July 10, 2021

Sauvi DuVin (@SauviDuvin) - "No Tomorrow"

A humble R&B singer and songwriter with a unique, powerhouse voice, Sauvi DuVin is far from new on the music scene. Born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, Sauvi DuVin began singing at the tender age of nine (9) years old. Her parents and grandparents kept her in church every Sunday, and it was only natural for her to begin using her gift to give glory to God in the church choir. 

Friday, December 7, 2018

Look Out Atlanta, Look Out World

An explosion of HIV cases among African Americans in Atlanta has reached that of some third world countries, but it's happening everywhere.

There is an epidemic in the United States that has reached epic proportions and one ever-growing city in the Southeast has reportedly gotten so bad, that doctors are urging its residents to take preventative medicine to prevent its wildfire-like spread.

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Porsche Opens Headquarters In Atlanta

A $100 Million dollar headquarter has been opened in Atlanta for Porsche. Porsche North America, which has called Atlanta home since 1998, has opened up its new U.S. headquarters at the northeast corner of the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. 

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Skinny-C - Get Down

Atlanta rapper Skinny-C presents the music video for "Get Down", the first single from The Commencement, his new EP produced entirely by ATL beatsmith Nobody Famous. The video was shot in front of Atlanta's Turner Field - formerly the Atlanta Braves Stadium - by Norris Gresham a.k.a. GA Slim Films.

Saturday, November 23, 2013

Bill Gates Buys Four Seasons Hotel

Bill Gates has purchased Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta from Host Hotels & Resorts. The +Microsoft Developer Bill Gates is showing interest in international property as well. Last month, he purchased a 6 percent stake in the Spanish construction company Fomento de Construcciones y Contratas S.A., for 113.5 million euros.

Monday, December 24, 2018

Gucci Mane Rated The Best MC Of Our Time

This is not the first time Gucci Mane has been rated the best MC. Gucci Mane has been sculpting talent, and promoting new artists since the beginning. Gucci Mane has emerged as one of the most divisive rappers for quite some time now.

Gucci Mane music and levels has progressed in major ways. In so many ways, Gucci can't be touched. He has worked with artists such as Drake, Lil Wayne, Chris Brown, Selena Gomez, Mariah Carey and Marilyn Manson.

Sunday, December 17, 2017

Outkast Top 5 Music Videos

If you know anything about how Atlanta music scene got built up, then you know Outkast should be in the mix. Outkast is an American hip hop duo formed in 1991, in East Point, Atlanta, Georgia, composed of Atlanta-based rappers AndrĂ© "AndrĂ© 3000" Benjamin and Antwan "Big Boi" Patton.

Saturday, April 4, 2015

New Movie Studio And Condos

A big movie-making project just reached blockbuster status. The Los Angeles-based production company behind “Iron Man 2,” “The Avengers” and the next three “Avatar” films has been chosen to manage the Atlanta Media Campus in Norcross. It’s a 114-acre development.

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

@OneK1thousand1 - A Thousand Times

1K's latest mixtape titled, "A Thousand Times".

Keeping it 1K isn’t easy for some, but rapper 1K1Thousand, born Tray Camphor, vows to always keep it that way. Born in Baltimore, Maryland but raised on the Eastside of Atlanta, Georgia, 1K has dedicated his life to creating music that is real, relatable, and unapologetic. 1K’s stage name stems from his honest and genuine demeanor. Good or bad, 1K is all about keeping it one thousand.

With a long love for music, 1K started making music in a group along with his two brothers. As time progressed, 1K knew his music had a real meaning behind it and was meant for fans to hear worldwide. “When I first started, I knew I had something to say,” as 1K explains his journey in the music game. Since his introduction to the industry, 1K is now signed to Ordinary Genius, a production company based in Atlanta, Georgia.

With collaborations and features by the likes of artists such as Lil Baby, Tay 600, and Guap Tarantino to name a few, 1K undoubtedly continues to strengthen his fan base and step outside of the box to become an undeniable force to be reckoned with. With his first extended play, A Thousand Times, releasing Winter 2018 and performances in Georgia like A3C and major night clubs, 1K’s supporters are excited and anticipating more from him. “The response that I get on the Fake Love visual and single is something I’m proud of, especially with my fan base growing more; it’s been way more positive feedback than negative.”

One thing for sure, it’s apparent that the East Atlanta native 1K is here to stay. 

Friday, July 31, 2020

Atlanta's Rapper CB cbzzybaby Drops His New EP "The Hustle" | @TheWorldofCB

CB cbzzybaby is an independent rapper/songwriter from Atlanta. Being motivated & inspired by the artists that came before him, he knew he had dreams he wanted to make a reality, but his ultimate goal was to become an artist creatively that people looked up to. So he developed his own sound wanting to stand out & be looked at in a different light while still working alongside other artists & performing locally in and out of Atlanta building a fan base. CB wanted fans of his music, family, and friends to take him seriously so he built a plan and executed by releasing his first single We Up, which got a great response by playing on several radio stations independently. In 2020 CB is just focused on making good music, and now he's here with something he believes in, and something that will represent the brand of CB cbzzybaby in the right way by releasing his debut EP The Hustle OUT NOW!

Stream “The Hustle EP”: https://smarturl.it/TheHustleEP


Monday, February 4, 2019

21 Savage Arrested, Faces Deportation

So what does this mean for 21 Savage? The Grammy-nominated Atlanta-based rapper 21 Savage was arrested by U.S. immigration officials on Sunday, who said he was illegally in the country and a convicted felon.

The rapper, whose real name is Sha Yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, came to the United States from the UK as a teenager in 2005, overstaying his visa to settle in Atlanta. 21 Savage Facebook page shows several upcoming concerts, was in custody in Georgia and faced deportation proceedings in federal immigration courts.

The rapper’s lawyer, Dina LaPolt, did not immediately respond to a request for comment from Reuters on Sunday, but told the entertainment publication Variety that Abraham-Joseph was a “role model” who was working on financial literacy programs aimed at helping underprivileged youth.

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An ICE official told the Atlanta Journal Constitution that when Abraham-Joseph was arrested in 2014, ICE was not aware of his immigration status. It only learned later that he is allegedly from the UK.