Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, and local celebs Keri Hilson, Keisha Knight Pulliam and Monica Brown joined California Congresswoman Maxine Waters at a star-studded fundraiser for gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams in Atlanta.
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Three months into Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms’ term, and she is already shaking things up at City Hall. According to the Atlanta Journal Constitution, Bottoms on Monday asked for the resignations of her entire cabinet, including rappers T.I. and Killer Mike.
Atlanta residents are wondering what the new mayor is thinking after she tapped two popular area rappers to be part of her transition team.
Rappers Killer Mike, left, and T.I. Harris, right, campaigned energetically for Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, 47, who returned the favor by naming both rappers to her transition team.
Both rappers are registered Democrats who use their music and social media platforms to drive their political agendas.
R&B group Xscape performed live at Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms‘ Inauguration Ball at Atlanta’s City Hall on Tuesday night. The group performed their hit song “Understanding” for the standing room only crowd. Bottoms, a Democrat, defeated Mary Norwood, who ran as an independent, in a very close mayoral race. Norwood conceded defeat 2 weeks ago. Bottoms, 47, is Atlanta’s 2nd female mayor.
Watch the video below.
Independent Mary Norwood jumped out to an early lead in the contentious Atlanta mayoral runoff on Tuesday, but Democrat Keisha Lance Bottoms came from behind to become the 2nd female mayor of Atlanta.