#PureHeat: Tamar Braxton, Lil Kim & Keyshia Cole Attend Black Gay Pride In Atlanta

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Celebs Attend Atlanta Black Gay Pride

A number of celebs flooded Atlanta this Labor Day weekend for Atlanta Black Gay Pride.

The country’s leading LGBTQ pride weekend marked its 21st-year celebration with a roaring line-up that included the 6th annual Pure Heat Community Festival with appearances from Todrick Hall…

comedians La La Siza Hands and Blame It On Kway…

and Sevyn Streeter who received the 2017 Humanitarian Award.

Transgender actress [“Star” on Fox] and model Amiyah Scott made her festival debut as she received the Legacy Award and additional honorees included Atlanta’s own black gay icon Niesha Dupree presented by actor and model Miss Lawrence.

Trina Braxton was also in attendance.

For the nighttime festivities, Lil Kim rocked the crowd…

as well as Keyshia Cole…

and KeKe Palmer.

A portion of proceeds from the weekend’s festivities will be used to benefit homeless LGBT youth and those infected/affected with HIV/AIDS via The Vision Community Foundation. The 2017 Atlanta Black Gay Pride took on a special meaning this year as many patrons mourned the recent loss of Atlanta’s own transgender woman, Miss Troy “Tee Tee” Dangerfield.


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Charlamagne Gives Atlanta Police Officer "Donkey Of The Day" After Telling Woman "Remember, We Only Kill Black People"

Charlamagne awards the “Donkey Of The Day” to Atlanta police officer. Cobb County police lieutenant has been moved to administrative duty for making what the department deemed were “inappropriate racial comments” during a traffic stop. The officer pulled a woman over and as she speaks she is cut off by the officer & says “But you’re not black. Remember, we only kill black people”. Posted By Persist

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DMX Allowed To Travel To Atlanta For TV Movie

DMX will be allowed to travel to Atlanta. However, it’s not to rock a concert, but to star in a made for TV movie.

Page Six reports that judge Jed Rakoff signed off on X traveling to ATL, but with some conditions. After infamously failing multiple drug tests—while out on a bail no less—the “Get At Me Dog” rapper must be accompanied by a substance-abuse monitor.

DMX is still on house arrest and has to wear an ankle monitor.

Due to his tax evasion charges, he is facing 44 years in prison if convicted.

If there is an ideal time for DMX to start displaying some exceptionally good behavior, it’s right now.

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R.I.P: Kevin Gates' Artist "Yung Mazi" Shot & Killed After Leaving Pizza Restaurant In Atlanta!

Atlanta rapper, Yung Mazi, was shot to death Sunday night after leaving a pizza restaurant in the Kirkwood community. Yung Mazi is signed to Kevin Gates label and has in the past worked with the Baton Rouge rapper. He also previously worked with local Atlanta rappers like Young Thug and Rich Homie Quan. Police found Mazi suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was later pronounced dead. R.I.P. Jabril A “Yung Mazi”. Posted By Persist

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Fabolous Hosts Party At Amora Lounge In Atlanta [Photos]

Fabolous was in Atlanta and a hosted a party at Amora Lounge.

Some of those in attendance included Tommie Lee and Stevie J or Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta fame, or infamy. One of those dudes from Jagged Edge was there, too.

These are worth the image of Fab looking at his cell phone alone.

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Killer Mike Honored By Atlanta City Council With “Killer Mike Day”

Killer Mike continues to flourish as a musician, activist and business proprietor. The Run The Jewels founder was recently honored with Killer Mike Day by the Atlanta City Council.

On July 17, City Councilman Andre Dickens declared it to be Michael “Killer Mike” Render Day in the A. The “Legend Has It” rapper has been a fixture in voicing the community’s political and social challenges; specifically with regards to empowering the under-serviced.

“I respect you in so many ways, you represent the ATL well,” proclaimed Dickens. State Senator Vincent Fort seconded the motion in saying, “I appreciate this brother because he inspires so many people.”

The MC also took on another Rap alias “Driller Mike” as a multi-million dollar tunnel-boring machine that will be used to host over 2.4 billions gallons of drinking water in Atlanta will bear his name.

Rather than focusing on thanking family and friends, Mike took the podium to address the council stating, “My Atlanta City Council members, I challenge you to make sure this city is not polarized by race and or class.”

You can listen to more of his acceptance speech below.

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Kudos to Killer Mike for this honor. Imagine what we would accomplish if more rappers used their platform to uplift the streets.

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