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Welcome to the world of the BE Team! We know so much goes on daily, that we want our readers to get the scoop right away…no more waiting until next issue. Check our “BE”log daily for new updates of this wild world of ENTERTAINMENT!!! 


ATL Live on the Park: Verse Simmonds, Joi, Rasheeda and more!
 
Another month, another successful installment of ATL Live on the Park in Midtown Atlanta, Georgia. Verse Simmonds headlined a wonderful show featuring Joi, Bryce Wilson (of Groove Theory), and more along with appearances by Hawks player Joe Johnson, Rasheeda, and Shanti Das, who’s new book The Hip Hop Professional is flying off the shelves of physical and online retailers. Special thanks to Kenny Burns and 135th Street Agency for your continued support and access! More pics below:
 
   
 
   
 
  


VIDEO: Usher, Ciara, Justin Bieber, Bill Clinton at World Leadership Awards
 
 
 


Dondria Performs LIVE at the Bonner Brothers Hair Show Celebrity Lounge

 

Singer/Songwriter Dondria melted the hearts of the listeners as she performed her 1st single “You’re the One” at the Bonner Bros. Hair Show Celebrity Lounge in Atlanta on 8/9. Outside of a few technical difficulties, Dondria delivered an awesome performance…mesmerizing the crowd as she hit hight notes galore. Other notable guests of the Celeb Lounge included Lisa Wu-Hartwell, Miasha Coleman (renowned author), Derek J, Victor Jackson, Nivea, Shay Johnson (Buckeey), Dwight Eubanks, Princess Banton Lofters, Michelle Brown (StraightFromtheA), Freddyo and of course the ladies of April Love PR

  

     


BE Pic’d: Tank & Vivica Fox at Echelon 3000 in Atlanta

 

 

Club Echelon 3000 was literally a blaze last night for Tank‘s performance & Chris Brown‘s “appearance”. The VIP was extra packed as Tank, Vivica Fox, and Chris Brown hit the stage (Jagged Edge was also in the building). Tank was extra personable after his performance, allowing fans and media to infiltrate his VIP section as he passed out Patron shots & took pictures. Vivica looked amazing as she allowed Freddyo to snap pictures of her and her friends. The night seemed to BE going great….until Chris Breezy took the stage; then the place went BANANAS!
 
I really did like Echelon 3000 & the nice ambiance that the club gives, but all the BS that they go thru for the celebrity & not the customer is BOGUS! AND I’m guessing C.Breezy’s celebrity out trumps Tanks BEcause Tank was also rudely put out of VIP for the Chris Brown clan (I’m sure you ca
n guess that the BE Team was rudely put out of VIP after BEing credentialed to cover the event…and after receiving every possible color wrist band in the entire rainbow). Chris Brown was only really seen by the GROUPIES since he abruptly took a back spot in his VIP section and greeted the crowd…at least he did sing a little bit of “Deuces”, but that didn’t all the way please the customers that paid $40 a pop only to NOT see Chris Brown, but his adoring groupies and club security.  
 

Design Essentials 20th Anniversary Party 
 
 
Rashan Ali partied the night away along with a number of invited guests for the 20th Anniversary for Design Essentials. The party was hosted at the Twelve Hotel in Atlanta’s chic shopping district called Atlantic Station. This may go down as one of BE’s favorite events! There was lots of dancing (you know Rashan Ali & he co-host kept the party moving!!!), food & drinks to keep the night going. The Bonner Brother’s Hair Show was in town so you know the ladies (and some fellas) had their hair decked out & the out of towners came ready to get it IN!
 
   
   
  

 2 Live Stews establish the Stewart Education Foundation via Crown Royal’s Purple & Gold Affair 

Celebrities such as DJ Don Cannon, Terri Vaughn, Young Joc, Princess, Rashaan Ali, and Slim (of 112) stopped thru to see the official establishment of The Stewart Education Foundation, the brainchild of ESPN sports personalities Doug and Ryan Stewart and 790 The Zone AM. Their critically acclaimed national sports show, 2 Live Stews, airs on The Zone. The foundation was established to encourage active involvement of African American men in classrooms across America by providing financial assistance, raising public awareness, and partnering with colleges, universities, and local mentoring organizations. The event was sponsored by Crown Royal and held at Ventanas in Atlanta, Georgia.

For more information about the Stewart Education Foundation or the 2 Live Stews, please visit 2LiveStews.com

  

    

  


Full Blast Magazine Celebrates Latin Music & Culture w/ La Musica Latina Issue ft. Daddy Yankee 

(Click the cover to read the issue…

Outside of BEing journalists for Full Blast Magazine, we really do think it’s one of the BEst out there! This issue showcases why… Editor-In-Chief Phonz is taking this month to celebrate the Latin culture & drop knowledge on music, artists, and entertainers of this descent.

Make sure you support FULL BLAST MAGAZINE this issue & BE looking out for J.Write’s article on Latino NYC Personality Mr. Goodfella called Aut viam inveniam aut faciam.

Way to go #TeamFullBlast! The Issue is ASOMBROSO!!!! 


Usher, Justin Bieber, Ciara & more on red carpet for World Leadership Awards 

Usher and Friends turnt up the Cobb Energy Centre Friday night, August 6th, for the World Leadership Awards. Justin Bieber, Ciara, Hawks forward Joe Johnson, Victoria Rowell, and Atlanta City Councilwoman Lisa Borders were all on hand to lend their support to Usher Raymond IV’s New Look Foundation as they honored former President Bill Clinton, Justin Bieber, The USTA, and more. Check out the pics below. Special thanks to Alvin from MWW Group for the opportunity to cover such a wonderful event!

  

    


Roscoe Dash STEPS UP for the Screening of Step Up 3D in Atlanta

Rapper Roscoe Dash brought along a very special someone to the screening of Step Up 3D last night in Atlanta (8/4). Roscoe is prepping for the release of his upcoming album Ready Set Go, which is set to drop in early October,
so it was great for fans to get to see a softer side of Roscoe while he was hanging at the movies with his daughter Jayla…way to STEP UP Roscoe!!! 95.5 the BEat brought Mo Reilly along to pass out gifts and get the party started as we got a first listen at new joints from Roscoe Dash’s upcoming debut album.

Step Up 3D has BEen gaining a lot of momentum lately & 3D lovers won’t BE disappointed…or young 3D lovers, I should say. I haven’t seen the 1st two Step Up movies, so I didn’t have much to go off of, but outside of the extra corniness, I can honestly say the movie’s special effects (and fly dance moves) at least kept me watching…MORE OF STEP UP 3D REVIEW COMING SOON!!!!

Check out some more pics from Step up 3D Screening in Atlanta w/ Roscoe Dash…

   

   

There were a lot of BE Mag favorites in attendance from Gloss Da Boss, Jacob Lattimore, Michelle from StraightFromtheA.com, Lillie Mae of Sir Magazine, Drama Dupree, Portia Kirkland, Johnnie Cabbell, Tamiko Hope, Josh King, the ladies of 135th Street Agency (Saptosa & Camila), Cigi, Joshua Mccoy & others…you know I had to take a photo op with my A-Town favorite! make sure you check out www.straightfromthea.com for ALL the hott coverage and news!  

 


BEhind-the-Scenes: Issue XXII Cover Shoots w/ Lil Chuckee & Vistoso Bosses (VIDEOS) 

  


Vistoso Bosses, Tay Tay, Rich Kids, Sammie, & Ludacris GIVE BACK at the Back to School Rally in Atlanta 

Vistoso Bosses were among the list of artists that participated in Atlanta City Councilwoman Keisha Lance Bottoms & the Future Foundation’s Back to School Rally at Greenbriar Mall last Saturday. The ladies of Vistoso Bosses not only autographed every possible fans mixtape, they also hit the stage for an awesome performance! I can honestly say the ladies are growing in their talent & are prepping to BE huge stars! Along with Vistoso Bosses, Tay Tay, Rich Kids, Sammie, and Ludacris were a few other artists involved in the Back to School Rally. Kaiser Permanente provided free health care screenings, while Cascade Library donated books and signed kids up for library cards. There were a lot of kids at the event that endured the heat…they were presently given backpacks filled with grade appropriate supplies including pencils, notebooks, crayons, rulers, and calculators. After the rally, Vistoso Bosses got extra HOT for BE Magazine’s Issue XXII Cover Shoot, so BE on the lookout for those BEhind-the-Scenes pics!!!

   

    


BEhind-the-Scenes: Lil Chuckee Cover Shoot w/ BE Entertained Magazine & Allen Cooley

 

Young Money artists Lil Chuckee has BEen a [brison entertainment] favorite BEfore the magazine ever existed! We’ve seen Chuckee grow from a shy New Orleans kiddie-bopper (who never had any problems clubbing with Ying Yang Twins or Lil Wayne) to the mature and dedicated teenager he is today. Chuckee is one of BE Entertained Magazine’s cover artists for our upcoming 2nd Annual Youth Issue which releases August 19th. Photos were shot by celebrity photographer Allen Cooley, and Chuckee will BE decked in Fli Pelican (a hip urban clothing line based out of Atlanta). Special thanks to Allen Cooley, Nino & the Fli Pelican crew, Sionne Marie & the BE Team, Sharde Monet & The Buzz in the City, Big Man, and Lil Chuckee. 

   

  


 Princess Banton-Lofters Launches Loft 22Entertainment Production Company

 

Real Housewives of Atlanta creator, Princess Banton-Lofters along with former Atlanta Housewives member Lisa Wu-Hartwell & husband Ed Wartwell were among the many attendees of the Grand Opening of Loft 22. Loft 22 Entertainment will certainly BE a special entity in Atlanta as the production company creates, produces, writes, pitches, and develops television show concepts for celebrities and major networks. Princess not only has plans to entertain, she also will BE hosting workshops in attempts to educate others of how to properly enter the game. We’ll keep you posted on the upcoming Loft 22 Ent. Workshop. Check out a few pictures from the Loft 22 Opening BElow, which was also attended by Rodney Perry (The Mo’Nique show), Clay West (Zone 4), Josh King (Sammie’s PR), Kenny Burns, Dr. Yama Brown (James Brown’s daughter); and was wonderfully hosted by the ladies of April Love PR

  

    

  

  

   

April Love PR is one of Atlanta’s BEst PR Firms! Not only are these ladies professional, but they’re inviting and just naturally COOL! They’re also very innovative with with clients and products they deal with; this event was no less. The event was open bar and had a special drink using a new vodka called Chambord. The product is PINK so I immediately think of the April Love ladies….and Talking with Tami, but fellas…you don’t want to miss out on this delicious drink. 


Monica Coleman & Glue Inc. Say a BIG THANK YOU to the Media

 

Monica Coleman (who I know BEtter as Spicy Fontaine…LOL) of Glue Inc. was on hand to wish her media friends, such as Rashan Ali (Atlanta’s V103) and myself (J.Write), BEst of Luck throughout the rest of the year. Monica and staff hosted the Media Toast to thank their media conglomerate for all we do in the Atlanta circuit. The event was kicked off with lots of food (island chicken & rice, shrimp, string beans & more) and FREE drinks from Crown Royal (and Ciroc for the light drinkers). The event was held in the Penthouse of the Georgian Terrace, so you can imagine the ambiance set & the over all good spirit in the building. 

  

 

  


 BE Needs Your Help: Lets Help Bury Darnell Fields (17 yr old MURDER VICTIM)!!!

 

Darnell Fields, a 17 year old young man, was shot to death in Clayton County while walking with his Aunt, and his muderer is still at large. [SOURCE]

As if that’s not sad enough, Darell’s family (like lots of families with unexpected deaths) is struggling to pay for his burial expenses. Can you imagine losing a son, a brother, a nephew…a friend to a sensless act of violence by someone almost double his age? But to add to that pain the fact that money could stand in the way of a proper final home-going does something to my spirit! OUR YOUTH IS ALL WE HAVE TO RESTORE A BETTER LIFE FOR GENERATIONS TO COME…so to lose them at such a young age FOR NO REASON AT ALL is a hard blow, but it’s even worse to think that his legacy could BE slighted due to money!

LET’S ALL HELP!!! Here’s how you can lend a hand to buy him properly! The funeral is FRIDAY (7/30), so let’s move on this QUICKLY!

Donations can be made DIRECTLY to:
Willie Watkins Funeral Home
 (acct: Darnell Fields)
404-758-1731
1003 Ralph David Abernathy SW
Atlanta, GA 30310-1811

EVEN A DOLLAR CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE!

Help a mom provide her baby a proper burial =(


Cali Swag District ft. B.o.B., Jermaine Dupri, Red Cafe, & Bow Wow “Teach Me How to Dougie – Remix” (OFFICIAL VIDEO)
 


Keri Hilson Hosts Cancers 4 A Cause Fashion Show BEnefit

Camera flashes were in full effect Wednesday night in Atlanta as Keri Hilson took the “black carpet” BEfore hosting the 3rd Annual Cancers 4 A Cause Fundraiser at the Mason Murer Art Gallery, which raised proceeds for Polow da Don’s Foundation F.O.C.U.S. & the American Cancer Society. The event brought lots of cancer awareness through music, fashion, and art. Along with Ms. Keri (baaaaaby), other celebs in attendance were Michelle Williams, Lance Gross (who was in the building with my old CAU roommate Maklain Devoe), Bre Scullark (ANTM), Derek Blanks, Roscoe Dash, DJ Traci Steele, Jason Ellis, Ebony Steele (Ricky Smiley Morning Show), Nate Walka, Derek J, Mychael Knight, Lloyd, Tameka Raymond, Josh King, Rashan Ali, Tammie Reed (Talking with Tami), Zaytoven, Jaime Foster Brown and a host of designers and fashionistas. The event was a complete success and had an unBElievable turnout, but the actual show is what took the cake! There were performances from Zone 4 artists, awards given (Rashan Ali & the Ludacris Foundation BEing a couple of the honorees), and a FLY fashion show that BEgan with the cutest little girls WORKING the runway… Cancers 4 A Cause founder Clay West has to BE sitting proud looking at the turnout of his creation. The ladies of April Love did an awesome job as well! Cancer is something that affects the lives of many of us (even the BE Team has BEen personally affected) so make sure you support these type of events to raise awareness.Visit http://www.ajc.com/news/clayton/3030-year-old-wanted-576692.html to learn more!!!

  

  

  

   

   


 Nicki Minaj “Your Love” (OFFICIAL VIDEO)

  


 Big Boi’s Big Kidz Foundation Hosts Canvas 4 Kidz 

 

Big Boi and his BEautiful wife Sherlita Patton were among the elite crowd this weekend in Atlanta as the Big Kidz Foundation hosted their charity event Canvas 4 Kidz. The event was hosted by Actor/Comedian Faizon Love, and was a wonderful BEnefit to support kids. Slated guests included Martha Stewart, TI, Idris Elba, Janelle Monae, Mychael Knight, and a slew of other celebrity guests. Along with open bars provided by Grey Goose, the event was filled with dancing, artwork, live music, food, and a live auction that sold celeb artwork (StraightFromtheA.com reports that TI had the highest selling work). Check out some pics from the awesome event…Big is looking extra dapper huh? Check out http://www.ajc.com/news/clayton/3030-year-old-wanted-576692.html for more from the event (Thanks for ALWAYS showing LOVE!)! Make sure you support The Big Kidz Foundation & Big Boi’s latest album Sir Lucious Left Foot which is in stores NOW!!! It’s such a legit album!!!! 

   

  

  

    


Dondria ft Johnta Austin & Diamond “Shawty Wus Up” Video (w/ Cameos by BE Magazine!!!!)

 

We are so excited to see the final outcome of BE Magazine’s former cover artist Dondria ‘s of
ficial video for “Shawty Wus Up”!!! We had a couple of fun days shooting the video around Atlanta, so it’s great to see the LOVE that Dondria is receiving from the video. Make sure you tune into MTV, call in to 106 & Park, and just enjoy the video! S/O to 135th St. Agency for having us at the video & to So So Def for inviting us to BE in the video! Check out J.Write sitting next to Diamond as she raps her part at the park…BE Mag’s intern Dwight is in the background getting his jam on as well!  


The Emjha Collection Media Brunch

Chief Designer MJ of The Emjha Collection along with Silhouette  PR invited select media to a private brunch at the Buckhead City Club this afternoon (7/14) to unveil her new line. BE Magazine & BRiSON Entertainment has BEen supporting The Emjha Collection since their very first fashion show, and we’re so proud of how MJ has progressed in her career. The brunch was absolutely EXCEPTIONAL & CLASSY. Along with a special menu, cupcakes, and Mimosa, the invited guests were the real treat…along with the new line BEing the special ENTRE! For a breakdown on more from the event visit TALKING WITH TAMI. Check out a few pics BElow… 

   

  

  


Diamond’s “Lotta Money” Video Shoot (PICS)  

Former BE Magazine Cover Artist/newly signed JIVE recruit Diamond recently shot her video for “Lotta Money” in Atlanta, where the rapper was born & raised. With Diamond’s running streak in the game, it’s no surprise that MOST of Atlanta turned up for the shoot. BE Looking for cameos from artists like Gucci Mane, Yung Joc, Nivea, Lil Chuckee, and a couple of our favorite “Mohawk Shawtys” Coco&&Breezy”. The Video was directed by Dr. Teeth, who also worked with her on “Superbad”, so you know the video will BE on fire!!! Check out a couple pics BElow by Stephanie BZ Brooks!!! 

  


The Garner Circle & Seraphin Cognac Launch Cognac Couture at La BElla Vie Boutique

 

Designers Coco&&Breezy were a couple of the haute attendees as Seraphin Cognac launched Cognac Couture at one of Atlanta’s newest, yet BEst boutiques La BElla Vie. Shop owner Jason Scott has done a wonderful job with the chic shopping spot located in Atlanta’s Castleberry District, which has Become known as a ladies-dream-come-true due to the affordable prices & excellent finds. Atlanta’s fashion scene took the temperature higher as the red carpet was graced by some of hottest summer fashion trends (probably purchased at La BElla Vie and perfectly accessorized by Coco&&Breezy!!!!). The cognac’s are definitely stepping their game up in 2010 & Seraphin will definitely BE a frontrunner in the upscale urban community. I’m not a heavy “dark” drinker, but must admit the Seraphin Martini was absolutely delicious!! Special thanks to Coco&&Breezy for the invite & to The Garner Circle for hosting a wonderful event!!!

   

   

    


“Fast Life Fridays” at Atlanta Motor Speedway

The ladies of Vistoso Bosses along with a host of other entertainers including D.Woods, JC, The Swagg-Team, Lil Chuckee, Dem Franchize Boys, Shop Boys, and Yelawolf were among the large crowd of speed lovers, as The Mauldin Brand Agency (MBA) and Atlanta Motor Speedway held the Fast Life Fridays Series. This has to BE one of our favorite events!!! It felt like we were on the set of Talladega Nights chilling with Ricky Bobby! Gotta love that!!! The event eventually got rained out, but not BEfore Franchize, Shop Boyz, D.Woods, and Yelawolf hit the stage (a few other acts may have started the show off). Shout outs to DJ Greg Street for keeping the crowd crunk & to Tre-Media for having BE Magazine in the spot!!! For lots more from Friday’s event and from other dates from Fast Life Fridays Event Series visit http://www.ajc.com/news/clayton/3030-year-old-wanted-576692.html.   

  

  


Andre Harrell Hosts a Tweet & Greet @ Atlantic Records in Atlanta

Music mogul Andre Harrell was in Atlanta over the weekend for a Tweet & Greet discussing The Andre Harrell Superstar Soul Search Contest. Harrell partnered up with Atlantic Records on a quest to find the next BIG superstar; seems like the makings of a normal television show huh? Well Harrell, like BE Magazine, decided to use the power of the internet to uniquely and authentically find his talent in cities like Philly, Houston, DC, Detroit, and Atlanta. To learn more about Harrell’s project by clicking [HERE] or by visiting his twitter @IAmAndreHarrell

 

  

  

Special thanks to @MosesDavis & @MrYancey for the invites!  


Stevie Baggs Weekend in Atlanta 

 

NFL Player Stevie Baggs hosted his 2nd Annual Football Camp & Life Skills Clinic presented by the CETA Foundation. BE Entertained Magazine was on hand for the opening VIP Reception held at A Point of View Rooftop of Hilton Atlanta (Downtown). We love to support any event that’s empowering today’s youth & were extra pleased at the turnout of athletes and and elite invitees. Check out a more pictures from the Opening VIP reception. For more information of the rest of the Stevie Baggs Weekend visit his twitter @StevieBaggs57 or his FACEBOOK page. 

   

  

   


Dondria vs. Phatfffat ALBUM COVER Revealed

Former BE Magazine Cover Artist Dondria is gearing up for the BIG release of her debut album Dondria vs. Phatfffat which releases August 17th! I gotta say it…I LOVE THIS ALBUM COVER!!! Photographer Derek Blanks (former BE Style artist) is a BEast when it comes to the Alter Ego shoots, so this is extra fitting to have the Atlanta based photog go IN for Dondria’s battle of her very own alter egos (plus it’s just a good look to work with the BEst on your first project.

Make sure you get to the store or to iTunes on August 17th to get your copy of Dondria vs. Phatfffat and BE on the lookout for Dondria’s 2nd single/video “Shawty Wus Up” to Be dropping soon…the BE Team will BE represented in the video!!!


BE On Location: Lil Dude’s “Teaser 2.0” Album Release Party

If you’re not sure who Lil Dude is yet, you BEtter jump on board BEfore this teen sensation orbits to another planet of fame! Lil Dude is no secret to the BE world, as we’ve covered his talents as a rapper, songwriter, poet, and all around dope kid for quite some time now.

Check out some pics from Lil Dude’s album release party in Atlanta. Visit http://www.lildude.net to get the scoop on what Lil dude has coming up…and make sure you get out there and support his Teaser 2.0 project and his new single “Supa Dupa Fly”.


 BEST BET AWARDS EVER: 10th Anniversary show capped by emotional Chris Brown tribute to Michael Jackson

The BET Awards 2010 was arguably the most entertaining show yet with electric performances from Queen Latifah, Alicia Keys, Diddy/Dirty Money, Ludacris and Rick Ross. But the most touching performance by far had to go to Chris Brown, who after burning down the stage with MJ’s signature moves, tried to perform the introspective, “Man in the Mirror” when the lyrics hit too close to home prompting an emotionally charged break down. Chris won over a lot of hearts and prompted forgiveness for his past indiscretions. Finally, it’s time to MOVE ON.


 BEhind-the-Scenes: Sammie’s (Shirtless) Photo Shoot + VIDEO

Make sure you download It’s Just A Mixtape on June 22nd…Keep it locked to BE Magazine, we’ll BE giving our memBErs an early listen to the mixtape!!!

BE On Location: On the Set w/ Lyfe Jennings “Statistics” Video Shoot

One of BE Magazine’s Favs, Lyfe Jennings, shot a new video for his newest single “Statistics” on yesterday evening in Atlanta and of course BE Mag. was on set. Although, the weather was definitely a negative (started out 102 degrees; ending in showers), it stopped nothing on the inside where the shoot was taking place. The shoot’s hot scenes brought out Atlanta’s own, stylist, Tameka Foster a
nd many other artists. The hit single “Statistics” was already a must hear because of the issues that Lyfe brings out in it, but the heated scenes that coincide with lyrics to the song will make the video an even more must see.

To hear more from the Platinum-selling R&B/Soul Artist you can follow Lyfe on @Lyfeonline419A

 

[Posted by: Dwight Holt]


Sammie Preps for ‘It’s Just A Mixtape’ + New Song “Make Pretend”

Sammie might possible BE one of the most underrated artists in the game right now! He’s been grinding hard since his early teenage years, and still continues to deliver classic & timeless HITS. Sammie’s definitely a BE Magazine favorite, so we’re glad to see that he’s back prepping for a new mixtape titled It’s Just A Mixtape. Sammie’s camp always gives BE Mag readers the EXCLUSIVE’s, so please enjoy a single from the upcoming mixtape which drops on June 22nd via www.princesammie.com

Here’s “Make Pretend


BE on Location: 944 ATL Magazine Release Party at Whiskey Blue 

“Style-ologist” Kenny Burns came out to celebrate with 944 Magazine’s Editor Isoul Harris for the release party for 944’s June Issue which features Atlanta artist Jonelle Monae on the cover. The event was held at the W buckhead’s Whiskey Blue which has an amazing view of the city. The party was simply off the meter! ATL socialites Lisa Wu Hartwell (& her husband Ed), Derek Jae, Satchel Jester, Victor Hill, J.Write, Plan.B and Marlon Jones were a few of the notables in attendance. Shout outs to Isoul Harris and 944 for the invite.

Lots more from the event in Issue XX!!!


 BE on Location: ATL Live at the Park ft. Rudy Currence, Untitled, & Keith Robinson

Ne-Yo, Chaka Zulu (DTP), RL (Next), Algebra & Devyne Stephens were among the list of movers and shakers that were on hand for the 2nd installment of ATL Live at the Park, which was held under the illustrious tent of Atlanta’s Park Tavern. DTP’s Untitled and Rudy Currence absolutely killed the stage along with a live band. As if these rising acts weren’t enough, the stage was also blessed with Singer/Actor Keith Robinson (Dreamgirls). With such an amazing night, it was hard to keep RL off of the mic, so you’ll want to check bck for an OFF THE CHAIN video of RL (of Next) performing about his FREE bottle of Conjure! Peep the pics BElow.

   

  


BE Pic’d: Jerome Bettis & Hines Ward at the “Helping Hands” BEnefit in Atlanta

Hines Ward invited out his football collegues to help him kick off a weekend of charity events for the Hines ward Helping Hands foundarion in ATL. The weekend kickied off with a dinner/auction to BEnefit Hines’ cause; the rest of the events included a children’s football camp & a host of celebrity parties. Great job Hines & Lila for a wonderful weekend.  


 BE On Location: Lisa Wu Hartwell (RHOA) Welcomes the Weave Shop to Lawrenceville, Georgia

Atlanta’s elite showed up in Lawrenceville for the Pre-Opening of the Weave Shop. Lisa Wu Hartwell of the Real Housewives of Atlanta was on hand to congratulate shop owner Latonya Saunderson on another wonderful endeavor. Other notables in attendance was Ed Hartwell, Tammie Reed (Talking with Tammie), April Love & Melanie Mitchell (April Love PR), Sara Stokes ( Bad Boy’s Da Band), and of course BE Magazine.

 

For lots more pictures from The Weave Shop Pre-Opening, visit BE Magazine Issie XX 


 BE Pic’d: Sammie (former BE Magazine Cover Artist) Performs at Six flags College Fest in ATL

Prince Sammie has BEcome a BE Mag favorite, so you know we were on deck as he delivered a special performance for his fans at Six Flags in Atlanta. Sammie was everywhere during this performance giving an electriying show from past & present. He was on the stage, off the stage, throwing roses & just very up close & personal with the ladies in the audience; I must say that he gave the fans exactly what they came to see. Other performers included Yung Joc’s Swagg Team, & DTP’s TK N’ Ca$H. Soulja Boy was also slated to appear, but due to other engagements couldn’t make it.

For more pics from the event, visit BE Magazine Issue XX


 BE On Location: Roscoe Dash ft. T-Pain “My Own Step” Video Shoot

Atlanta rapper Roscoe Dash has BEen turning heads since he joined forces with Soulja Boy on his debut single “All the Way Turnt Up”. While Rosco’s follow up single “Show Out” is still climbing the charts, he making sure no time lapses BEfore bringing his fans more heat. Check out pics from his upcoming video & 3rd single “My Own Step” where he teams up with T-Pain live & direct on the set. “My Own Step” will also BE the theme song for the upcoming motion picture ‘Step Up 3D‘.

BE Looking out for Roscoe Dash’s debut album Ready, Set, Go, and definitely BE checking back for lots more with BE
Magazine & Roscoe!

 

 

Shout out to celebrity barber Bobbys World…he definitely has Roscoe fresh to def for the video! We’re excited to see the magic BEhind the green screen!


BE On Location: Moet & The Garner Circle Present Sex & the City 2 “Champagne & Cinema”

Last night, The Garner Circle teamed up with Moet & Chandon to host an elite screening of the highly anticipated Sex & the City 2 themed “Carrie on with Moet”. The Black Carpet was heavily attended by Atlanta’s who’s who, but also brought out some BIG names that aren’t always attached to the ATL.

Fashion, Fashion Fashion was the Black Carpet’s theme, as photogs stood in line to grab shots of industry tastemakers like Kenny Burns, Cynthia Bailey, Rasheeda, Kim Porter, Keisha Knight-Pullium, Teri Vaughn, Sheree Whitfield, Mika Means, D.Woods, Tammie Reed, Dondria, Q.Parker, Suchita Vadlamani, Gloss, Algebra, Diamond, and even the daughters of Teddy Riley & Deon Sanders.

The event was a huge success & to lots of viewers surprise, the movie was actually funny! You may have to BE a Sex & the City fan to grasp some of the connections & reunions, but all in all, the movie kept me captivated for the entire movie (it’s a long one again so BE prepared!!!). Sex & the City 2 hits theaters today, so make sure you go check it out!

Ladies…which Sex & the City character would you BE???

“I’d definitely BE Carrie because of her fashion & she’s a BOSS B*TCH!” -Rasheeda

“I’m more of a Carrie. We share similar tastes in fashion, and then she’s a journalist, so we obviously connect there too…” –Suchita Vadlamani

“I’m a mixture between Miranda because of our work ethic, and Carrie because she’s so fly, but I can be a little Samantha after a few drinks… –D.Woods

   

    

   


AMERICAN IDOL FINALE: JANET JACKSON’s HOT PERFORMANCE & NEW LOOK!


BE Video: California Swag District – “Teach Me How to Dougie”

Check out the official video for Cali Swag Distict’s single “Teach Me How to Dougie”; make sure you also check the fellas out in Issue XIX’s BE Up Next Section http://be-entertainedmag.com/be/be-up-next/cali-swag-district


BE On Location: Vistoso Bosses The World Would Suck Without Girls Mixtape Release Party at Figure 8

Collipark Music’s 1st Ladies Vistoso Bosses took over Atlanta’s Figure 8 last night for their The World Would Suck Without Girls Mixtape Release Party. Vistoso Bosses have been BE Mag favorites for quite some time! Their quirky personalities have also been well received by the rest of Atlanta as they turned out in numbers to party with the ladies on their special day.

Special thanks to Rovella, Verseus Ent, Mr. Collipark, & Vistoso Bosses. Make sure you check out the mixtape http://www.sendspace.com/file/ui56yz which features their 1st single “Tatted” featuring Waka Flocka.

 

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