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via Hallels: If you didn’t know Passion 2020 took place over the new year in Atlanta, Georgia. The event brought together over 65,000 students gathered to lift up the name and renown of Jesus. It was a great time in the Lord, and now you can check out all of the great speakers that were there […]

via praisehouston: Kanye West and his pop-up series of Sunday performances “Sunday Service” made their way to Atlanta over the weekend, drawing members and celebrity guests to Pastor Jamal H. Bryant‘s megachurch in Stonecrest. West’s flavor of gospel performance have been geared towards providing twists to R&B favorites to make them more gospel-centered. An example? He and […]

via News5/CNN: Drivers on Atlanta’s busy perimeter highway were bombarded by flying money after a door swung open on an armored truck. WSB Radio reports that the rain of cash prompted a dozen or more drivers to pull over on I-285 near Ashford-Dunwoody Road. A video shows people spilling out of their cars to scoop up the […]

via FirstLadyB: Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms officially welcomed the 20th Annual Super Bowl Gospel Celebration (SBGC) to Atlanta during a press conference Wednesday at City Hall with co-host Rickey Smiley in attendance. Also in attendance were officials from the NFL, the Atlanta Super Bowl Host Committee, Boys & Girls Club of America and Radio One. Returning to Atlanta for its […]

via FirstLadyB: Tyrese Gibson has filed court documents, asking a judge for primary custody of his daughter Shayla Gibson. Last year the singer was awarded 50/50 custody of Shayla with ex wife Norma Gibson. According to new court documents obtained by The Blast, Tyrese thinks its in Shayla’s “best interest” to live in Atlanta, where she won’t […]

via BlackAmericaWeb: The race for mayor in Atlanta early Wednesday was too close to call, with one candidate declaring herself the city’s new leader and the other vowing to request a recount. The margin was razor-thin, with just a few hundred votes separating Keisha Lance Bottoms and Mary Norwood. Bottoms spoke early Wednesday at an Atlanta hotel, […]

The Pink Trap House, a rental home used to promote rapper 2 Chainz’s newest album, continues to draw more than its fair share of attention. In recent weeks, tons of folks have gathered to take photos outside of the Howell Mill Road home, but an Atlanta pastor is concerned about the attention it is getting. “I […]

abcnews One person was killed and dozens injured after a charter bus carrying carrying student missionaries from an Alabama church overturned Thursday outside Atlanta, officials said. The crash took place around 3:30 p.m. along Camp Creek Parkway in Fulton County near the Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport, where the students were headed to begin a mission […]

The son of soul music legend Gladys Knight is fighting to keep her name on his troubled Atlanta restaurants, saying her “lack of mental capacity” bars her from removing it, recent federal court filings state. Knight, an Atlanta native, filed suit in August to take her name off of Gladys Knight’s Chicken and Waffles after […]

  The historic site where Civil Rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. was born is closed for repairs, officials said Sunday. Officials with the National Park Service said professionals will have to inspect “structural damage” to determine how long repairs will take. “On Saturday Aug. 6, a structural issue with the sub-floor of the home […]

Reality television stars David and Tamela Mann’s home was robbed earlier this week. Known for their hit show “Meet the Browns” and Tamela’s booming gospel career, the couple was robbed while dining at a Red Lobster in Camp Creek near Atlanta, Georgia. Despite being heartbroken over the ordeal, they maintain that God will provide and […]

Tyler Perry is already a rich man. But a recent sale has made him even richer. Perry, 46, has just sold his Atlanta estate for a record-breaking price. The sale of entertainment mogul Tyler Perry’s Atlanta home marks the most expensive residential home sale in Atlanta’s history. The French Provincial 34,688-square-foot, 17-acre mansion at 4110 […]