Alex Gidewon and Mr. Rugs PRIVE Grand Opening

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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UNCF Mayor's Masked Ball

Celebrity blogger Tami of 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!

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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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Rapper Waka Flocka cleaned up nicely for his 1st annual Red Tie Affair held at Ventannas in Atlanta last night. The black tie affair was hosted by “Yes Productions,” which is owned by the 3 lovely Wright Sisters. Special invited guests included Gucci Mane, DJ Cash, from Hot 107.9, and DJ Montay (Grand Hustle DJ).
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Happy birthday to T.I. “Tip” Harris who turned 32 today! Tonight kicks off a round of parties to celebrate the King’s birthday.

But T.I.’s OFFICIAL birthday celebration will be held on Saturday at a private location.

THANK YOU to everyone who submitted a video to represent on the red carpet at T.I.’s OFFICIAL Birthday Bash.

After the break are the videos that made the semi-final cut. Please view the videos and help me narrow the list down to 5 Finalists.

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Halloween is more than a month away, but reality TV stars never need a reason to get dressed up. Celebs such as Kandi Burruss, Phaedra Parks (pictured above), Cynthia Bailey, and others turned out for Kenya Moore‘s “Forever Relevant” costume gala dressed up as film and song legends Pam Grier, Diana Ross, Dorothy Dandridge, Diane Carroll, singers Grace Jones, Eartha Kitt, Lena Horne, Tina Turner, and more legends! Nicole Garner of The Garner Circle PR organized the event.
Photos by: Robin Lori.

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Last night about 100 deep pocket donors paid upwards of $40,000 per ticket to party side-by-side with President Barack Obama, singer Beyonce and her aging rapper husband Jay Z at his 40/40 sports club in New York City.

Beyonce introduced President Obama to the well-heeled guests, saying: “I can’t tell you how proud we are to host tonight’s event with President Obama. We believe in his vision.”

The president warmly thanked Bey and Jay, saying: “Thank you so much for your friendship.” It must be nice to have “friends” like Beyonce and Jay Z.

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