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Atlanta – Madd-News http://maddnews.com Product of Infiniti Global Media LLC Mon, 28 Aug 2017 19:15:24 +0000 en-US hourly 1 62519574 FBI Raids Atlanta City Hall-Chief Procurement Officer Detained http://maddnews.com/fbi-raids-atlanta-city-hall-chief-procurement-officer-detained/ http://maddnews.com/fbi-raids-atlanta-city-hall-chief-procurement-officer-detained/#respond Wed, 22 Feb 2017 23:28:51 +0000 http://maddnews.com/?p=3397 Atlanta has been a city that has enjoyed decades of Black leadership in city hall, from the election of its first Black mayor, Maynard Jackson to its current mayor, Kasim Reed. But the years of power have not been without controversy and arrests. Now the city is once again embroiled in a bribery and corruption …

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Grace Kennedy and Western Union Give Back to Atlanta http://maddnews.com/grace-kennedy-western-union-gives-back-atlanta/ http://maddnews.com/grace-kennedy-western-union-gives-back-atlanta/#respond Thu, 09 Jun 2016 08:43:59 +0000 http://maddnews.com/?p=3081 Atlanta, Ga: On Wednesday, June 1, 2016, over 300 guests packed the Porter Standford Performing Arts III and Community Center.  In attendance, was the Who’s Who of  the Atlanta, including representatives Invest Atlanta/Department of International Affairs, DeKalb County City Council, and Caribbean-American leaders living in the Atlanta Metropolitan area. The purpose of this special event was the annual …

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Jermaine Dupri and Celebs Screening Daddy’s Home http://maddnews.com/jermaine-dupri-and-celebs-screening-daddys-home/ http://maddnews.com/jermaine-dupri-and-celebs-screening-daddys-home/#respond Thu, 17 Dec 2015 00:17:59 +0000 http://maddnews.com/?p=2942 Music mogul Jermaine Dupri along with daughters Shaniah and Jalynn hosted an Atlanta screening of the upcoming comedy DADDY’S HOME at Regal Atlantic Station. Outfitted in “ugly Christmas sweaters,” JD and his lovely girls welcomed the attendees, which included Jagged Edge singer Wingo, singer RL (Next), gospel singer Micah Stampley, DJ Fadelf, Beautii J (“Cutting It: In the ATL”), Melissa Knowles (HLN),  Jonica “Blu” Booth (“Bad Girls Club”), Bo Talley, …

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Queen Latifah to Star in Lee Daniels’ FOX TV Pilot http://maddnews.com/queen-latifah-to-star-in-lee-daniels-fox-tv-pilot/ http://maddnews.com/queen-latifah-to-star-in-lee-daniels-fox-tv-pilot/#respond Tue, 08 Dec 2015 16:26:15 +0000 http://maddnews.com/?p=2900 Queen Latifah has landed a lead role in a music-themed television pilot created by Empire‘s Lee Daniels. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Queen Latifah will portray Carlotta, “the owner of an Atlanta beauty salon who boasts an amazing voice and becomes a surrogate mother to the three girls—even though she doesn’t approve of their musical aspirations.” The series, previously titled …

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Burglar Alarm Goes Off Multiple Times at Church’s Chicken Due To Rats http://maddnews.com/burglar-alarm-goes-off-multiple-times-at-churchs-chicken-due-to-rats/ http://maddnews.com/burglar-alarm-goes-off-multiple-times-at-churchs-chicken-due-to-rats/#respond Tue, 01 Dec 2015 01:04:04 +0000 http://maddnews.com/?p=2849 In a shocking and disgusting news report, rats have been reported at a local Church’s Chicken, which is just unbelievable . The rats set the alarm system off 17 times as they enjoyed the juicy fired chicken and mash potatoes. Channel 2 Action News reported that, in a span of just 30 days, DeKalb County …

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Friends Tell Cynthia Bailey to Divorce Peter Thomas http://maddnews.com/friends-tell-cynthia-bailey-to-divorce-peter-thomas/ http://maddnews.com/friends-tell-cynthia-bailey-to-divorce-peter-thomas/#respond Fri, 20 Nov 2015 17:24:18 +0000 http://maddnews.com/?p=2775 Real Housewives of Atlanta stars Cynthia and Peter Bailey could be the next victims of the reality series curse!  More than 50% of reality stars relationship end up into divorce. RadarOnline.com has learned the RHOA stars marriage is on the rocks and pals are begging the former model to divorce her husband. “Cynthia was humiliated …

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85 year old Jewelry Thief Doris Payne Strikes Again http://maddnews.com/85-year-old-jewelry-thief-doris-payne-strikes-again/ http://maddnews.com/85-year-old-jewelry-thief-doris-payne-strikes-again/#respond Tue, 27 Oct 2015 13:44:29 +0000 http://maddnews.com/?p=2576 In a similar plot of a James Bond movie, an international jewelry thief is police custody in Atlanta, GA.Police believe 85-year-old Doris Payne has been stealing high end jewelry for more than 50 years. She has  been stealing high-end jewelry for more than 50 years.   Her crimes have been traced to Greece, Britain, France, Switzerland, …

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TI Celebrates B-Day With Carnival Theme Controversy http://maddnews.com/ti-celebrates-b-day-with-carnival-theme-controversy/ http://maddnews.com/ti-celebrates-b-day-with-carnival-theme-controversy/#respond Mon, 28 Sep 2015 18:21:25 +0000 http://maddnews.com/?p=2473 Rapper “Clifford “Tip” Harris, Jr., aka T.I.”, celebrated his 35th birthday on Friday September 25, 2015, with family and friends with a Carnival-themed party at his Scales 925 Restaurant. T.I.’s event planners Music Business Politics  released an invitation on multiple social media platforms, to his  birthday party with a Caribbean Carnival theme. His team used …

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Drake Gets 12 BET Hip-Hop Awards Nominations http://maddnews.com/drake-gets-12-bet-hip-hop-awards-nominations/ http://maddnews.com/drake-gets-12-bet-hip-hop-awards-nominations/#respond Wed, 16 Sep 2015 14:59:02 +0000 http://maddnews.com/?p=2350 It’s been ten years since the first BET Hip-Hop Awards launched in Atlanta, Georgia. The event has been a fixture in the urban music scene in Atlanta.  Snoop Dogg will once again host the award show while for the second year in a row Drake got the most nominations. That’s according to the just-released BET …

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New Music Tuesday:Prince, Future and Drake http://maddnews.com/new-music-tuesday-prince-future-drake/ http://maddnews.com/new-music-tuesday-prince-future-drake/#respond Tue, 21 Jul 2015 21:56:45 +0000 http://maddnews.com/?p=2137 New Music Tuesday  Rapper Future has released a NSFW track with rapper Drake. The Atlanta rapper and Haitian decedent, has teamed up with Drake on his new single “Where you at”. He recently performed in the Caribbean (USVI), and in his home town of Atlanta. The new track is fast-paced, with a hollow jingling that is …

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