Atlanta-based rapper Young Jeezy celebrated his partnership with Los Angeles-based Gourmet Footwear during a private party at Vanquish Lounge in Atlanta Thursday night. The party kicked off after Talib Kweli and Pharcyde performed next door at REIGN Nightclub. Atlanta’s celebrities stopped through to congratulate Jeezy, including “Love & Hip Hop Atlanta” cast members MiMi Faust, Erica Dixon, Ariane Davis, and more!
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If you didn’t get a chance to attend the star-studded All White Affair PRIVÉ Grand Opening presented by Alex Gidewon and Mr. Rugs, here’s the stunning behind-the-scenes video created by the Silent giants at @CTRLATL!
The PRIVÉ grand opening was hosted by R&B crooner Trey Songz and reality TV Diva Draya Michele. All of Atlanta turned out for this all white affair. Even the ones who couldn’t get in had a great time.
Alex Gidewon and Mr. Rugs made sure no stone was left unturned in preparation for the grand opening. No bottles were left unopened at PRIVÉ on Monday night.
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Celebrity blogger Tami of Talkingwithtami.com attended Mayor Kasim Reed‘s Mayor’s Masked Ball held at Atlanta Marriott Marquis inside The Atrium over the weekend. Notables in the house included former Atlanta mayors Andrew Young and Bill Campbell; actor/comedian Chris Tucker, singer Jennifer Holiday, comedian Jonathan Slocumb, actress Terri Vaughn, radio personality Egypt Sherrod (V-103); broadcast journalist Jaquitta Williams, local businessman Walter Jackson (RHOA), celebrity attorney Precious Anderson-Scott and her husband KK Scott, and more!
Thanks again to my Winner AshleyMarietta for doing such a great job hosting the Red Carpet at Tip “T.I.” Harris‘ 32nd Birthday Bash at Lee Najjar‘s mansion in Buckhead! (My apologies for the delay putting this video up.) Everyone was impressed with AshleyMarietta’s professionalism on the red carpet. T.I. couldn’t have chosen a better hostess!
Many thanks to videographers Phoenix and Dre for the great video!
Very special thanks again to Tip Harris, Hannah Kang (who’s on her way home to Korea this week); T.I.’s right hand man, Snake (for taking good care of AshleyMarietta and Jasmine), Grand Hustle Records, Kandi Burruss and Peaches Chin (of TAGS Boutique for dressing AshleyMarietta); Derek J and Lisa McCall (of J Spot Salon for styling AshleyMarietta’s hair), and all the talented ladies who submitted videos for the contest!
Singers Melanie Fiona, Rita Ora and Cassie bonded at the _8TH ANNUAL PAPER MAGAZINE NIGHTLIFE AWARDS PRESENTED BY HENNESSY V.S _ at Webster Hall in NYC last night.
Apparently pseudo-singer Cassie Ventura is letting her side hair grow back in time for her wedding.
Singer/songwriter Akon hosted a brunch at the Bottle Bar in Buckhead on Sunday as part of the BET Hip Hop Awards weekend. Special invited guests included Devyne Stephens (UpFront Records); former MTV VJ Ed Lover, the sharply dressed Kwassi, owner of MODA404; Sony Records exec Shawn Holiday, and more!
Rap mogul Tip “T.I.” Harris celebrated his 32nd birthday at a private birthday bash held at the posh $19 million mansion of local businessman Lee Najjar. Celebrities in the house included Tip’s wife, Tameka “Tiny” Harris, who hosted the party; Sean Combs, Young Jeezy, Miguel, Kevin Liles, Mike Kaiser, Terrence J, Nelly, Kandi Burruss, Phaedra Parks and her husband, Apollo Nida; Yo Gotti, Trae the Truth, Josh Smith, Lil Duval, Big Boi, Bobby V, Mimi Faust, Ariane (Love & Hip Hop Atlanta), Erica Davis, Jazze Pha, Ed Lover, Funk Master Flex, DJ Drama, Green Lantern, DJ MLK, Jarvis, Trina, Karen Civil, BET Hip Hop Awards executive producer Stephen Hill; V-103 GM Reggie Rouse, local club promoter Big Mike, and more!
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