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Listen to Swavay's EP 'Pure Pack'

Listen to Swavay's EP 'Pure Pack'

Swavay is the first signee of Metro Boomin’s Boominati Worldwide label.
8 Reflections on SpelHouse's Blessed and Highly Favored 2019 Homecoming

8 Reflections on SpelHouse's Blessed and Highly Favored 2019 Homecoming

This past weekend in the capital of African America—Atlanta—a gathering of Black Excellence took place on hallowed grounds in the city’s West End neighborhood. SpelHouse, the famed and noble
We Asked Religious Experts About Kanye West's 'Jesus Is King'

We Asked Religious Experts About Kanye West's 'Jesus Is King'

Ahead of the release of Kanye's ninth album, we talked to divinity professors to put the rapper's turn to the Lord into context.
Shaquille O’Neal Donates New Home to Family of 12-Year-Old Boy Paralyzed in Shooting

Shaquille O’Neal Donates New Home to Family of 12-Year-Old Boy Paralyzed in Shooting

In August, 12-year-old Isaiah Payton fell victim to a senseless act of violence. But while a stray bullet has changed his life forever, aid has come from an unlikely source: former NBA superstar
EarthGang Bring an Art Gallery to Life With the "Up" Video

EarthGang Bring an Art Gallery to Life With the "Up" Video

Fresh off the release of their collaborative track with Tiana Major9 for the 'Queen & Slim'​​​​​​​ soundtrack, Atlanta's EarthGang dropped another video.
All Raise expands to new geos, launches ‘VC Cohorts’

All Raise expands to new geos, launches ‘VC Cohorts’

All Raise has established new chapters in Los Angeles and Boston.
Video: Atlanta Teacher Allegedly Beaten by Ninth Grader for Trying to Stop Fight

Video: Atlanta Teacher Allegedly Beaten by Ninth Grader for Trying to Stop Fight

A high school teacher was taken to the hospital after he was allegedly beaten by a student in his classroom in Atlanta, Georgia, on Monday.
8 Very Black Reasons to Check Out Raising Dion on Netflix

8 Very Black Reasons to Check Out Raising Dion on Netflix

Netflix’s original series, Raising Dion, dropped on Friday, October 4, and became my newest binge. I watched all nine episodes over the weekend and now I feel like talking about it. While watching, I
Black Georgia Deputy Forced to Resign Because He 'Disgraced the Uniform' by Wearing Afro Wig

Black Georgia Deputy Forced to Resign Because He 'Disgraced the Uniform' by Wearing Afro Wig

Deputy Antonio Perryman went on to accuse Sheriff Mann of being hypocritical.
Black Police Officer Says He Was Forced to Resign, Told He Was a 'Disgrace' to Uniform After Wearing an Afro Wig

Black Police Officer Says He Was Forced to Resign, Told He Was a 'Disgrace' to Uniform After Wearing an Afro Wig

A Georgia police officer is calling out Dekalb County Sheriff Jeffrey Mann after being forced to resign just three days before his retirement. The offense? Wearing an Afro-wig while he was posted
Take a Peek Inside Tyler Perry Studios, the First Ever Fully Black-Owned Studio Lot

Take a Peek Inside Tyler Perry Studios, the First Ever Fully Black-Owned Studio Lot

Do you hear that sound? That’s the sound of Madea exclaiming, “Hellur!” and welcoming you to black history in the making. Read more...
Fighting for Abortion Access in the South

Fighting for Abortion Access in the South

Alexis Okeowo reports on an abortion fund in Georgia that is responding to restrictive legislation with a familial kind of care.
The Best TV Shows on Hulu Right Now

The Best TV Shows on Hulu Right Now

Last Updated: February 12, 2020 It can be tough to keep an account of everything running on a multitude of platforms these days: from traditional broadcast and cable to premium networks to a multitude
Watch Lil Nas X Surprise His Old High School in Atlanta

Watch Lil Nas X Surprise His Old High School in Atlanta

Lil Nas X's interview with Gayle King will air on 'CBS This Morning' on Tuesday.
T.I. Says He Felt 'Exploited' by Church Holding Kanye Wests 'Sunday Service,' Pastor Responds

T.I. Says He Felt 'Exploited' by Church Holding Kanye Wests 'Sunday Service,' Pastor Responds

"It's like they rung the red bell at the Player's Club," T.I. explained to Killer Mike.
Atlanta Readers: Win Passes to See ‘Joker’

Atlanta Readers: Win Passes to See ‘Joker’

While it’s easy to get wrapped up in the Joker discourse without even having seen the film, the fact remains that it is one of the most highly anticipated movies for the remainder of 2019. It’s
Future and Rocko Reunite Onstage in Atlanta

Future and Rocko Reunite Onstage in Atlanta

Future brought Rocko onstage to perform their song "Chosen One" together.
Delta Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Tampa After Plummeting 30,000 Feet

Delta Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Tampa After Plummeting 30,000 Feet

A Delta Air Lines flight halfway through its trip from Atlanta to Fort Lauderdale plummeted 30,000 feet after what the airline said was an incident of irregular "cabin pressurization," causing mass