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The Grammy Awards would not be The Grammys without some controversy and the 56th awards were no exception. Compton MC Kendrick Lamar was up against Macklemore & Ryan Lewis in every rap category and Album of The Year but got the India.Irie treatment walking away with no trophies. Jay Z, Alicia Keys, Pharrell and Bruno […]

Sprayberry High School in Cobb County has issues a public apology for an article in the school’s student newspaper that gave reasons why President Obama should not be re-elected. The reasons given, assembled in a “Top 20” list, included his race and referred to President Obama as a “Nazi.” Several parents and members of the […]

One of the teens involved in the vicious assault that killed 18-year-old Bobby Tillman at a Douglasville house party last November has agreed to plead guilty to murdering him, reports the AJC.com. Emanuel Boykins, the 18-year-old who threw the first punch that started the random, fatal attack on Tillman, has agreed to plead guilty to […]

Georgia is now considered one of the top five states in the country for film and TV production with more than 274 projects shot in the state since July 2010, reports the AJC.com. TV shows shot in Georgia include BET’s “The Game,” MTV’s “Teen Wolf,” the Discovery Channel’s “Auction Kings” and AMC’s critically-acclaimed hit shot […]

Elmer “Geronimo” Pratt aka Geronimo ji-Jaga died of a heart attack yesterday in his home in Tanzania. The former high-ranking member of the Black Panther party and godfather of Tupac Shakur was unjustly incarcerated for 27 years after being falsely convicted of the kidnap and murder of Caroline Olsen on a Santa Monica, California tennis […]

“Real Housewives of Atlanta” star Kim Zolciak has announced that she’s given birth to a boy. Zolciak’s boyfriend, Atlanta Falcons player Kroy Biermann, is the father. Zolciak announced the birth of Kroy Jagger Biermann on Twitter. “[Kroy] and I are happy to announce the birth of our son today Kroy Jagger Biermann is healthy & […]

It’s official. As expected, the Atlanta Thrashers are packing their bags and moving to Winnipeg, Canada. True North Sports and Entertainment, the Canadian group that has been negotiating to buy the NHL hockey team since mid-May, made the announcement at a news conference today in Winnipeg, reports the AJC.com. The Thrashers began play as an […]

An attorney involved in the sexual misconduct lawsuits against New Birth Missionary Baptist Church pastor Bishop Eddie Long told the AJC.com that the parties involved have settled the matter. Barbara Marschalk, who represents New Birth Missionary Baptist Church and LongFellows Youth Academy, told the AJC that she expects the lawsuits to be dismissed by close […]