EGYPT SHERROD AND DJ FADELF HOST A BABY SHOWER FOR HARPER SKYE

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Things were definitely sugar & spice and all things nice for HGTV star Egypt Sherrod and her husband DJ Fadelf. The invitation only celebration was held at an intimate event space in the West Midtown district of Atlanta. The room was filled with beautiful images of the happy couple as well as a center wall saluting their new baby girl—Harper Skye. Tables were adorned with pink and green floral arrangements. Attendees also enjoyed southern cuisine provided by Chef Johnnie Winston. Egypt looked amazing wearing a fitted hot pink dress designed by former reality star and fashion designer Reco Chapple.

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Actor Lamman Rucker and wife Kelly Rucker
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Actress Terri J Vaughn and TV Personality Rashan Ali

Some of Atlanta’s most prestigious attended the event, including actress, producer and director Terri J. Vaughn, former music executive and author Sheri Riley, Sister Circle host Rashan Ali, Praise 102.5 radio personalities Darlene McCoy, Willie Moore Jr., Greenleaf star Lamman Rucker, comedienne and actress Kiana Dancie, media maven Ebony Steele and many more!

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The event was brought together so elegantly by none other than Jakeem Smith of Jay Productions Agency!

 

Check out all of the photos below and Congrats to the happy couple!

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Event Planner – Jakeem Smith of Jay Productions Agency  @jp_agency 
Decor / Floral
Lavish by Lei  / Chansi Coleman
Flower Wall
Photographers – Aric Thompson / 323 Creative Designs

African Americans on the Move Book Club Literary Awards!

African Americans on the Move Book Club Literary Awards

An Event Honoring African American Literary Artists

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Atlanta, GA (April 11, 2018) – AAMBC which stands for African Americans on the Move Book Club has returned with its tenth Annual AAMBC Awards, and to kick off the official “Black Writers Weekend” from June 7 – 10, 2018 Hosted by Hop Hip Legend MC, musician, radio personality, and former MTV VJ ED Lover. The purpose of this book club was to expose unknown African American writers and to give them the opportunity to be recognized on a national level as well as wining accolades.

One of this year’s featured highlight is The Maya Angelou Lifetime Achievement Award being presented to legendary recording artists and producer Angie Stone

AAMBC creator, Tamika Newhouse says, “Angie Stone has influenced hundreds of creators, recording artists, and producers. Her songs have been the back drop to many love stories and honoring her will be a dream for me since I grew up listening to her music.”

In addition to honoring Angie Stone, Newhouse selected Roxanne Shante for the IAMCREATIVE Icon Award. Newhouse says, “It’s ideal to honor Roxanne Shante who is often named as one of the first female MCs to have mainstream success. To be the first in anything is a huge feat and it is ideal for us to acknowledge the doors Roxanne helped open for more creative such as she.

Other honorees includes ”Wahida Clark as this year’s recipient for the Francis Ray Trailblazer Award, and husband and wife duo Ashley and JaQuavis Coleman for the Urban Classic Honor. This year’s 10th Anniversary hosted by Ed Lover will feature live performances from Amillion the Poet, Ikea Damone, Chante Cann, with surprise celebrity guest and your favorite authors.

 

Event schedule is as follows:

 

THURSDAY JUNE 7th

The CreativeCon (9AM)

 

FRIDAY JUNE 8TH

Access to Hollywood Panel + Pitch Fest (12PM)

Bloggers Social and Industry Mixer partnered with Kontrol Mag (5PM)

The Urban Book Bash (7PM)

Movie Screening presented by A Seat at the Table (8PM)

 

SATURDAY JUNE 9th- SUNDAY JUNE 11TH

Lit Ish- She’s Gotta Have It (12PM)

BooksXBeats- (2PM)

Red Carpet Reception & Award Show (5PM  10PM)

Sunday Queen Pen Gather (11AM)

 

“To understand the importance of AAMBC’s presence in the book industry is to understand the value of supporting our black writers. The awards serve as the premiere event the industry talks about and literary artists should attend to build promising connections,” – Tamika Newhouse.

 

For more information on how to attend or be part of the AAMBC Awards Weekend, please visit www.AAMBCAWARDS.com