The Literary Experience

Saturday, November 5th, was a blast! Six Twelve Magazine was able to attend the Literary experience in Atlanta, GA. Ths event was brought to you by the AAMBC Literary Awards and included panelist such as Marie Denee, a fashion blogger and the creator of CurvyFashionista.com, koereyelle Dubose from Single Wives Club, Tamika Newhouse the creator  of AAMBC Awards, Kimberly Smedley from Cetric TV From the Bottom Up, Jelisa Raquel a beat blogger  and entertainment journalist. Alongside was Debra Allen from WE tv’s Cuttin it in the ATL and Amani Sams Miss Black Lawrenceville.

Meet your favorite author, blogger, and celebrity crush at this Falls Literary Experience presented by the AAMBC Literary Awards and powered by The Lit Ish.

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Growing Up In HipHop

This past Saturday Six Twelve Magazine got to be apart of an epic night.  The next big show “Growing Up Hip Hop Atlanta” with some of the biggest names in the industry were in the building. Stars from Johnnie Blaze, Bow Wow, Nefertiti, Da Brat, Jamal Woolard, and many other hip hop celebrities. As part of WeTv a live streaming took placed along with Streetz keep 94.5. We are so glad to be apart of a great experience that was so

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EVENT RECAP: 2nd Annual Living Behind The Mask Gala

SWV’s LeLee Lyons, Reece Odum, Violinist Ken Ford and more attends Rhonda A. Thompson’s 2nd Annual Living Behind the Mask Gala at Atlanta City Hall

Atlanta, GA Oct 23, 2016-  In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Rose of Sharon for Transitional Living hosted it’s 2nd annual Living Behind the Mask Gala (LBTM Gala). All survivors and overcomers of Domestic Violence were honored for becoming extraordinary leaders despite their past circumstances. The LBTM took place Saturday night at The Atlanta City Hall.

The Living Behind the Mask Gala

The LBTM Gala honored seven women from various fields who support the prevention of domestic violence. The honorees received special recognition awards for individual achievements. This year honorees were Tamiko Lowry Pugh of The Still Standing Foundation, Kimya Motley of Have of Light International, INC., Melissa Holmes of Love Shouldn’t Hurt NY, Erika Lee of P.U.R.S.E. Foundation, Ardre Orie of Pink Wish Foundation, Aaralyn Swinger Rawls of S.A.V.E.D Domestic Violence Program, Pastor Sabrina McKenzie of The Dancing Preachers Intl., and a host of brand ambassadors and special guests; such as, Dr.  Yamma Brown (James Brown daughter),  The King of Violin Ken Ford, Actress Reece Odum, Gospel Artist Marica Chisolm, Lelee Lyons of SWV and more. The night was also filled with live entertainment and fashion.

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The purpose of “Living Behind the Mask” is to serve as a fundraiser which will aid women and children involved in cases of domestic violence by offering emergency shelter. Rose of Sharon’s vision is to teach women and children to become healthy, balanced, educated, and poised while living in a society free of drugs, alcohol and violence…. Full Press Release attached. Click Here for Photo Recap!

Social Media Tags: #LBTMGala @RhondaAThompson @iGNPR #iGNPR
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2016 Rising In Community Excellence Awards

Atlanta, GA October 15th, 2016:  Six Twelve Magazine was proud to attend the 2016 RICE Awards. Marking its 6th anniversary this year, the star-studded ceremony in Atlanta, GA celebrated this year’s most innovative, inspiring and entertaining individuals who produced excellent work in the community.

Organizers such as IGNPR also announced a set of outstanding individuals and breakout achievements that will be recognized with Rising in Community Excellence Achievement Awards. We were able to interview Founder C. Chandon Carter, Singer, Reality TV Star Trina Braxton, Original Destiny Child member LaTavia Roberson, Actress and Comedian Coco Brown, VH1 Atlanta Exes Christina and among many others which include:

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Caesar Mitchell- Atlanta City Councilman

E. Alexander Gothard- East Point City Councilman

Jim Butterworth- GEMA

Rhonda A. Thompson

Doreen Carter- GA State Reprehensive

 

These individuals exemplified professional excellence while edifying the community. They have stood in the gap spiritually and physically to ensure that our community has the necessities for survival and that it is treated fairly. These nominees and honorees are selected by a panel of industry professionals, community leaders and everyday citizens.

Social Media:

@RICEAwards

@iGNPR

@sixtwelemagazine

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THE STORY OF YUNG NINA & MR. ATLANTA

Yung Nina and JT aka Mr. A, short for Mr. Atlanta, have come together to give you “Finna Get Rich”, an anthem that is sure to catch the ear of the streets. Both emcees are from the great state of Georgia and were heavily influenced by such acts as The Dungeon Family, Too Short, NWA, T.I., Eight Ball & MJG, and UGK just to name a few. Both artists are connected to other well- known artist in the music industry. These emcees have also managed to build a following that reaches statewide with the release of individual projects prior to coming together on “Finna Get Rich” (Straight Drop Records/Sony Distribution/That Rabbit Distribution). Both Yung Nina and Mr. A are equipped with a moguls mind sets. Their vision of broadening their fan base and growing the record company is a common goal. Although they are not a group, the musical chemistry between the two when performing is evident. They seemingly control the crowd from verse to hook leaving them wanting to hear more from the duo. With a collection of other deemed hits in the vault, the world is sure to hear more from these two emcees in the near future, stay tuned! “Straight Droooooooooop…”

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Rose of Sharon ATL: Living Behind the Mask Gala

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SAVE THE DATE – Event Details:

Who: Rose of Sharon ATL: Living Behind the Mask Gala

When: October 22nd, 2016

Time: Purple Carpet 6:00 pm | Event 7:00 pm

Where: Atlanta City Hall

Cause: Domestic Violence Awareness Non-profit Organization

Media Contact: Ronnika Ann info@iGNPR.com

Website: www.LivingBehindTheMask.com

In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Rose of Sharon Transitional Living for Women Incorporated is hosting “Living Behind the Mask,” a masquerade gala, on October 22, 2016. During the gala, survivors of domestic violence and sexual abuse will receive awards honoring their tenacity and ability to overcome such obstacles. The gala will also feature live entertainment and fashion.

On Saturday, October 22, 2016, Rose of Sharon Transitional Living for Women Inc. will host the “Living Behind the Mask” Masquerade Gala at 6pm in Atlanta City Hall. The purpose of “Living Behind the Mask” is to serve as a fundraiser which will aid women and children involved in cases of domestic violence by offering emergency shelter.

“Living Behind the Mask” is sure to be enjoyable to its attendees and beneficial to women and children throughout the greater Metro Atlanta area. Further information will be presented as the date of the gala approaches.

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Six Magazine with Tyrese and Rev Run

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Media Correspondent, Asia Diamond-The Mourning After, The Morning After

Actress, Asia Diamond was booked for a supporting role in the stage play The Mourning After, The Morning After. Asia Diamond originally went to audition for a small role for the play. Knowing that she is new to the acting scene she wanted to take baby steps. Asia had full faith and confidence walking into the audition. Two weeks later she got the call “We will like to book you for a supporting role, if you accept”. She gladly accepted the role.

The Mourning After, The Morning After is an experiential multimedia event. Imagine “For Colored Girls” meets “The Vagina Monologues” meets “Crashed” the movie.
Asia Diamond will be live on stage, June 25, 2016 at 12pm and 6pm at Banneker High School.

Asia Diamond will play the role of Dancer One/Women Three. A former Stripper. Dances her way through college earning two degrees. Gets saved after the death of her Big Momma and addresses her new found celibacy.

 

IMG_2848      “I really look forward to being part of this production. I will admit at first I was nervous when I saw how many lines I had, and did not think I would be able to do this. But with the advice from the producer and fellow cast members I was able to learn my lines. I look forward to getting on stage and drawing the audience into my character. For those that have never seen this side of me, I think they will be very proud”. says Asia Diamond- Dancer One/Women Three in The Mourning After, The Morning After.

 

Ticket Information: http://themourningafterthemorningafter.bpt.me/

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Universal Salon Grand Opening

When Beauty goes Universal you know Kela Taylor is behind it all. The Real estate guru turned Glam genius had the official red carpet, Streetz 94.5 sponsored Grand opening for Universal Salon Suite and The Marke. Taylor owns the top beauty suites here in Atlanta. Giving beauty professionals a chance at being entrepreneurs. The event was filled with a wide array of vendors. Taylor hosted some of Atlanta’s most Elite people along with family and friends. Only to end the night with one very special performance by KeKe Wyatt also featuring The Issues. This isn’t the last you’ll see or hear from her. A new venue in a new city is right around the corner.

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Tunecore Celebrates Expansion to Atlanta Market with a Welcome Reception and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

 

Atlanta, GA, March 2016 – Last week, Tunecore celebrated their expansion into the Atlanta market with a successful private welcome reception and ribbon cutting ceremony hosted by Councilman Kwanza Hall and Tunecore executives Phillana Williams, Scott Ackerman and Joe CuelloThe private reception and ribbon cutting ceremony included DJ sets by Mikkoh, Xavier BLK and Atlanta’s own Bryan-Michael Cox. Guests were treated to an open bar sponsored by Twenty Grand Vodka and small bites.

Special guests in attendance included: Councilman Kwanza Hall, Greg Smith of SESAC, Kawan ‘KP’ Prather (Grammy Award-winning record executive), Munson Steed of rollingout Magazine, Rico Wade of Organized Noize, LaRonda Sutton, Devyne Stephens (music executive), Bryan-Michael Cox, Tunecore’s international artist Ayo, Rasheeda and Kirk Frost, Shanti Das, Keinon Johnson of Interscope Records, Hurricane Dave of Radio One, Chris Hicks and Joseph Nixon of the City of Atlanta Office of Entertainment and Film and more.

For complete photo gallery, please visit: 
https://10squaredpr.smugmug.com/Tunecore-Private-Reception-and/ 

Photo credit: Kimberly Evans 

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Top photo: (L to R): Tunecore executives with Councilman Kwanza Hall and Joseph Nixon of the City of Atlanta Office of Film and Entertainment | Left photo (L to R): Guests enjoy an open bar sponsored by Twenty Grand Vodka | Middle photo: Delicious small bites at Tunecore Private Reception | Right photo (L to R): Associated Press Jonathan Landrum and Phillana Williams of Tunecore

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Top photo: (L to R): Councilman Kwanza Hall, Phillana Williams of Tunecore and Munson Steed of rolling outMagazine – Phillana receives award from Munson Steed | Left photo (L to R): Kawan KP Prather, Rico Wade, Councilman Kwanza Hall, Phillana Williams, guest, Keinon Johnson | Right photo: (L to R): Nicole Johnson, Rico Wade and Phillana Williams

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(L to R): Inga Willis, Rasheeda Frost, Devyne Stephens, Bryan-Michael Cox, Kirk Frost


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Atlanta, GA, March 2016 – Last week, Tunecore celebrated their expansion into the Atlanta market with a successful private welcome reception and ribbon cutting ceremony hosted by Councilman Kwanza Hall and Tunecore executives Phillana Williams, Scott Ackerman and Joe CuelloThe private reception and ribbon cutting ceremony included DJ sets by Mikkoh, Xavier BLK and Atlanta’s own Bryan-Michael Cox. Guests were treated to an open bar sponsored by Twenty Grand Vodka and small bites.

Special guests in attendance included: Councilman Kwanza Hall, Greg Smith of SESAC, Kawan ‘KP’ Prather (Grammy Award-winning record executive), Munson Steed of rollingout Magazine, Rico Wade of Organized Noize, LaRonda Sutton, Devyne Stephens (music executive), Bryan-Michael Cox, Tunecore’s international artist Ayo, Rasheeda and Kirk Frost, Shanti Das, Keinon Johnson of Interscope Records, Hurricane Dave of Radio One, Chris Hicks and Joseph Nixon of the City of Atlanta Office of Entertainment and Film and more.

For complete photo gallery, please visit: 
https://10squaredpr.smugmug.com/Tunecore-Private-Reception-and/ 

Photo credit:
Kimberly Evan
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