Five must-attend concerts in Atlanta

    Photo: State Farm Arena   What’s up CeeSoDope readers? Hopefully, you guys got a chance to check out my “Six music festivals to attend in Atlanta” piece. While you plan out what festivals you would like to attend, there are also some dope music concerts coming to the ATL real soon. From

Barbz react to Nicki Minaj announcing retirement from music

    Photo: Urban Islandz   Yesterday (Thursday, September 5) was a sad day for Barbz all over the world. Nicki Minaj took to Twitter to announce her retirement from music. Why may you ask? Well, the 36-year-old is ready to start a family with fiancé Kenneth Petty. “I’ve decided to retire & have my

Fans react to Chris Brown’s ‘Indigo’ album release

  Photo: BBC   Chris Brown is back at it again! The arguably “King of R&B” released his double album titled Indigo Thursday, June 27. His LP drops two years after he released the 45-track set Heartbreak on a Full Moon in 2017. Indigo features over 30 songs with a star-studded lineup of guests including

BET Awards 2019 Best Moments

  Photo: Hollywood Reporter   Aired live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California, the 19th annual BET Awards graced television screens on June 23, 2019. The BET Awards brought another year of unforgettable performances, heartfelt tributes, and Black Twitter together once again. Each year in June is a moment for CeeSoDope

Six music festivals to attend in Atlanta

    Photo: AtlantaGA.gov   June may be dedicated to Black Music Month, but your love for great tunes don’t have to stop there; music festivals will be taking place all through the summer and fall. Whether you’re a hip-hop, R&B, or pop lover; these are six music festivals that are a must to

Three young black entrepreneurs create clothing brand to pay homage to Atlanta

    Photo: Provided by Jidenna Ozoh (L-R Denzel Hunter-Shaw, Tevin Holiday, and Jidenna Ozoh)   As Atlanta continues to draw more musicians from various states to get a taste of the hip-hop scene, entrepreneurs are also becoming quite common in the city. Freelance writers, photographers, videographers, and even fashion designers are starting their

Hip-hop icons farewell to Bushwick Bill of the Geto Boys

    Photo: Pitchfork   “My mind playing tricks on me,” no, literally. Hip-hop has lost one of it’s fallen sons, one-third of the Geto Boys, Bushwick Bill. The 52-year-old (born Richard Shaw) passed away Sunday, June 9 surrounded by family in Houston. In February, Bill was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer, and

Cheers to Black Excellence: Jay-Z becomes the first billionaire rapper

    Photo: US Weekly   What a way to kick off Black Music Month, Jay-Z (born Shawn Carter) has officially made history by becoming the first billionaire rapper. The Brooklyn native has formally reached a 10-figure income. Forbes reported today that the 49-year-old's wealth is due to several business endeavors including his champagne