• Trump VS The Press

    On November 8, 2018, President Trump held a press conference following the Midterm Elections to discuss topics like illegal immigration, the Mueller investigation, and voter suppression. This conference was a more heated one from start to finish. This is due partly to the President’s more recent actions. When confronted, it seemed as though Trump was […] More

  • Stacy Abrams Isn’t Giving Up The Fight

    Stacey Abrams, who had been running a strong campaign against opponent Brian Kemp, lost by about 70,000 votes in yesterday’s election. Regardless of the fact that Brian Kemp was the Secretary of State and the person that would oversee the election, Abrams supporters hoped that the turn out would be strong enough to get her […] More

  • California Mass Shooting

    On September 7, 2018, there was yet another mass shooting 40 miles north of Los Angeles in Thousand Oaks, California. 28 year old, Ian Long opened fire at Borderline Bar & Grill. Long entered the bar, disguising his gun with a magazine. He opened fire towards the back of the building, killing 11 people in […] More

  • Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade Welcome Their ‘Miracle Baby’

    Early this year, Gabrielle Union was gracious enough to reveal her ongoing fertility issues at her BlogHer event. She mentioned that it wouldn’t be likely for her to get pregnant due to adenomyosis. Adenomyosis is when the inner lining of the uterus grows within the muscle wall. This causes complications when the embryo is developing […] More

  • The YG and Tekashi 69 Beef Continues

    Earlier this week, it was reported that shots were fired on the set of Tekashi 69, Nicki Minaj, and Kanye West. Although Minaj was not yet on the set, the other two artists recalled hearing the shots. Luckily, no one was injured during the incident. Back in August, Tekashi was shot at while on set […] More

  • Atlanta Hawks Celebrate 50 Years, Debut New City Edition Uniforms

    The Atlanta Hawks have made a home in Atlanta for half a century now.  On November 9th, 2018,  marks the 50th anniversary. The team also debuted a new Nike City Edition Uniform, a mixture of black and gold accents to pay homage for being in the great city of Atlanta for 50 years. Also with […] More

  • Beat Auction Atlanta Impacts The Lives of Underprivileged Youth

    True Media Independence, who is widely known as TMI, is a brand marketing company that specializes in the creation and expansion of various brands. TMI works to bridge the gap between aspiring entrepreneurs and already established entrepreneurs, creators, and creatives that are popularly known in the industry today. This upcoming Tuesday, November 13th, TMI will […] More

  • Rihanna Sends A Cease-and-Desist Letter To President Trump

    On Sunday, Rihanna discovered that President Trump was playing her famous hit “Don’t Stop The Music” at one of his rallies. The rally was being used to promote the Republican Senate candidate, Marsha Blackburn in Tennessee. However, the singer stated that he wouldn’t be using the song for “much longer.” Not for much longer…me nor […] More

  • Ariana Grande Addresses Her Ex Lovers in New Song, “Thank U, Next”

    Shortly after Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson called off their engagement, Grande subtweeted her ex-fiance for making light of their failed relationship during a promo video for SNL. In the video, Davidson jokingly asks musical guest, Maggie Rogers, to marry him. She denies him her hand in marriage, and he replies to her with, “0 […] More

  • Former President Barack Obama Gives a Campaign Speech for Stacey Abrams at Morehouse

    With midterm elections approaching, many people have been endorsing, canvasing, and campaigning for Stacey Abrams to be the first African American woman governor for Georgia and in the nation. Amongst the people advocating and campaigning for Stacey Abrams has been Will Ferrell, Oprah Winfrey, Keisha Lance Bottoms, Barack Obama, and various other trailblazers and citizens […] More

  • Tyler Perry is Saying Farewell to Madea

    For anyone who is familiar with any Tyler Perry movies, Madea is the main character that brings audiences laughter and joy throughout the movies. Unfortunately, fans will not be seeing Madea across their movie screens for too much longer. In a recent appearance on Bevy Smith’s SiruxXM show, “Bevelations”, Tyler Perry revealed that he is […] More

  • Rolling Out and Craft Syndicate Hold “A Music Master Class” in Atlanta

    Last night media partners Rolling Out and Craft Syndicate held a panel titled “A Music Master Class.” The panelist at the event included Rick Ross, Ray Murray, and Zaytoven. Each panelist seemed to bring a different element to the event, however, all three gave crucial advice about developing success in the music industry. In the beginning, the panelists […] More

  • Beyoncé Pays Homage to Artist Toni Braxton for Halloween

    We thought Beyoncé surprised us last year with her incredible Lil’ Kim costume, but this year, she tops all of the costumes we’ve seen thus far. This afternoon, Beyoncé uploaded photos via Instagram of her paying homage to legendary artist, Toni Braxton. She’s wearing a leather jacket and a short pixie cut bob seen on […] More

  • Pharrell sends President Trump a Legal Notice

    Over the weekend, President Trump attended a Midwest rally the day of the Pittsburgh congregation shooting. Pharrell Williams, songwriter and performance artist wasn’t too “happy” about it. According to the Hollywood Reporter, President Trump played Williams’ song ‘Happy’ to an audience during a political event in Indiana. Williams’ attorney, Howard King stated, “There was nothing […] More

  • Atlanta Hawks make a 26 Point Comeback vs. Mavs

    The Atlanta Hawks faced the Dallas Mavericks in their first home game at their newly renovated State Farm Arena. Atlanta is coming into this game with a record of 1-2, and Dallas coming in at 2-1.   Both teams have rookies in their starting lineups Trae Young and Luka Dončić. Through summer league and the […] More

  • 12-Year-Old Rapper Arrested For Selling CDs

    Over the last few weeks, discussions regarding a 12-year-old rapper being arrested for selling CDs in one of Georgia’s malls has flooded the internet. The 12-year-old, Corey Jackson, was shopping in Cumberland Mall on Oct. 6 when a Cobb County police officer confronted him. Many people have criticized the police officer, claiming that he used […] More

  • A Tale of Two Draft Picks: Luka Dončić vs. Trae Young

    With the third pick of the NBA Draft, the Atlanta Hawks select Luka Dončić and with the fifth pick of the NBA Draft, the Dallas Mavericks select Trae Young.   Just these two picks in the NBA draft had the whole league in a frenzy. Hawk fans did not want the highly scouted prospect, former […] More

  • Summer Walker Releases Debut Project ‘Last Day of Summer’

    Atlanta’s own singing, songwriting, and producing triple threat, Summer Walker, just released her first project. The project is titled “Last Day of Summer” and consists of twelve tracks. Over the past year, Walker has captured the hearts of fans. She has a voice that is cultivating and each of her tracks pulls out emotions that […] More

  • Lana Del Ray Clapbacks Against Azealia Banks

    Lana Del Ray has had a lot to say over the past week. The artist made a comment under Kanye West’s Instagram post after he posted a picture praising the president. Lana wrote, “Trump becoming our president was a loss for our country but your support of him is a loss for the culture. I […] More

  • Afropunk Festival ATL: An Experience of Music and Black Authenticity

    On Sunday, October 14th, people from all over the country traveled to Atlanta to experience the Afropunk Festival. The festival is known for its appreciation of the arts and has been around since 2005. Ticket holders are provided with music, food, and fashion. In addition, the company makes sure to address social issues, like Black […] More

  • New Court, New Season: Open House for Atlanta Hawk’s New Arena and Basketball Court

    It’s that time of the year again! Basketball season is in full effect for the Atlanta Hawks and they’re celebrating their 50th anniversary. To jump-start the basketball season, the Atlanta Hawks received a brand new and improved arena and basketball court! State Farm Arena, formally known as Philips Arena, finally reopens their doors after being closed […] More

  • Nicki VS Cardi

    Ever since Cardi B’s album Invasion of Privacy went platinum, an unaddressed rivalry between the two seemed to be arising. Over the last 5-10 years, there has only been one prominent woman in rap. Cardi’s album became a problem because it started to generate incredibly high numbers that the rap community hasn’t seen from a […] More

  • Officer Van Dyke Found Guilty of McDonald Murder

    October 20, 2014, police were responding to a 911 call saying that there was a man breaking into cars on the southwest side of Chicago. When officers pulled in to the scene, LaQuan McDonald was walking down Pulaski road, away from the police. After being outside of his car for approximately 6 seconds, officer Van […] More

  • Introducing New Supreme Court Justice, Brett M Kavanaugh

    Protestors were banging on the doors of the supreme court screaming to the top of their lungs in order to put a halt on the decision they feared most.. “Are there any senators in the chamber who wish to vote or change a vote?” *Silence falls over the crowd* “If not, on this vote, the […] More

  • EXCLUSIVE: Premiere Screening of “The Hate U Give” for Black College Students in Atlanta

    The countdown begins for the highly-anticipated movie, “The Hate U Give.” On October 3, 2018, there was a premiere screening for “The Hate U Give” at Atlantic Station in Atlanta, Georgia. Targeted towards college students of the Atlanta University Center, the theater was full of students that attend Clark Atlanta University, Spelman College, and Morehouse […] More

  • Why “The Hate U Give” Is A Must See

    “When you ready to talk, you talk. Don’t ever let anyone make you be quiet.” – The Hate U Give A voice is gift that everyone has, but seldom choose to use in the fight for justice. In the highly anticipated movie, “The Hate U Give,”Angie Thomas (author) and George Tillman (director) visually and powerfully […] More

  • Earthquake and Tsunami in Indonesia

    Unfortunately, on September 30, 2018 an earthquake and tsunami with a 7.5 magnitude tore through Indonesia leaving great amounts of damage and debris. This disaster has left over 800 people dead and thousands fighting for their lives as we speak. Buildings have fallen and homes have collapsed, leaving the people of Indonesia with no shelter […] More

  • LeBron James supports Kaepernick at Lakers Game

    LeBron James decided to support  Colin Kaepernick during his third preseason game as a Los Angeles Laker. The athlete was seen wearing a black long – sleeve with Kaepernick’s name across the back of it. James was also an athlete that was featured in Nike’s 30th anniversary ‘Just Do It’ ad along with Serena Williams, […] More

  • Taylor Girlz Lessons Music Video Release Party

    The Taylor Girlz, Daysha Taylor & Ti Taylor, hosted a music video release party for their new single “Lessons” on Saturday September 27, 2018 in Atlanta Georgia. All Urban Central’s Jayla Ores got a chance to discuss their new single with them, as well as speak to Instagram personality Summerella & ATL rapper Dae Dae. […] More

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    Meet The New Atlanta Hawks | AUC Inside Stuff NBA Media Day 2018

    The Atlanta Hawks Basketball Club hosted the teams 2018-19 Media Day on Monday September 24 at the Emory Sports Medicine Complex. With players addressing reporters, taking official team photos and registering to vote. A few of the player sat down with All Urban Central to talk about the season, their favorite shows and how they […] More

  • The Debut of T.I.’s Trap Music Museum

    To commemorate 15 years since the release of his album Trap Muzik, T.I. held his debut opening for his Trap Music Museum in Atlanta, Georgia on September 29, 2018. Instead of having the typical red carpet, the trap music legend had a black carpet that was star-studded with A-list celebrities such as Monica, LeToya Luckett, […] More

  • Cardi B arrested for assault

    Rapper Cardi B turned herself in on Monday morning to New York Police. According to CNN, an NYPD spokesperson stated the superstar was charged with two misdemeanors counts of reckless endangerment and one misdemeanor count of assault. On August 29,  the rapper was found in an incident at Angels Strip Club in Flushing,New York. According […] More

  • Kanye West Defends Wife From Drake, Nick Cannon and Tyson Beckford

      We all know Kanye as the man that speaks his mind, so when rumors begin to fly that rapper, Drake, has insinuated sleeping with Kim Kardashian in his new song, In My Feelings, Kanye addresses the accusations head on in a series of Instagram videos. “I just wanted to express some things that were […] More

  • Janelle Monae Inspires AUC Students To Vote

    On Thursday, Janelle Monae made an appearance at Spelman College, however, the artist wasn’t there to perform. Monae visited on the behalf of When We All Vote, an initiative started by First Lady Michelle Obama, to encourage students to participate in the upcoming elections. Although, the entertainer did not mention any of the candidates, she did mention all […] More

  • Atlanta’s Newest Upcoming Rap Artist RobnHood Tra

    Upcoming rapper, RobnHood Tra, is a new Atlanta artist pioneering his way into the rap industry. With the current release of his mixtape Exit 66, listeners are given the chance to not only vibe to RobnHood Tra’s lyrical verses but are also given the opportunity to get insight on RobnHood Tra’s life story. Growing up […] More

  • Jacquees Served a Cease and Desist Letter for The Removal of His “Trip” Quemix

    Fans are in uproar after the sudden removal of the famous singer, Jacquees’, remix to Ella Mai’s popular song “Trip”. Jacquees is known for remixing songs of popular artists and has never ran into any problems up until now. Reportedly, the remix began to outperform the original copy of “Trip” resulting in a cease and […] More

  • Cardi B negotiating solo set during the Super Bowl half time show

    As some know, Cardi B has been in discussion about being in next year’s Super Bowl half-time show in Atlanta. According to TMZ, the rapper is planning to perform her hit song, “Girls Like You”  with Maroon 5. She is also in the process of negotiating a solo set and is planning to make the […] More

  • T.I. Curates First Trap Music Museum

    Award-winning Atlanta artist, Tip “T.I.” Harris, has made history in the trap music industry! In celebration of fifteen years since the release of his album Trap Muzik, T.I. has decided to commemorate that album by creating a museum dedicated to the evolution of trap music throughout generations. The museum will include trap music’s most historical and […] More

  • 6LACK Serves As a Panelist on “Love, Sex, and Relationships”

    6LACK, the Grammy-nominated artist, released his new highly anticipated album “East Atlanta Love Story” on September 14, 2018. His album features many well-known artists such as Future, J Cole, Offset, and Khalid. “East Atlanta Love Letter” is a mixture of R&B and Soul that communicates about love and relationships. Recently, on September 21, 2018, 6LACK […] More

  • Taraji P. Henson creates nonprofit organization for black mental health

    According to Complex, Taraji P. Henson has launched a nonprofit organization dedicated to black mental health. The Boris Lawerence Henson Foundation was created by the actress to encourage African-Americans to speak out about mental health amongst the community. Henson’s son struggled with mental health after the death of his father, according to Complex. Henson said, […] More

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    Beyoncé accused of performing witchcraft

    Beyoncé is accused feeling “spooky” this fall. According to the Roots, Beyoncé’s former drummer has projected serious ,yet bizarre allegations towards the famous singer. Kimberly Thompson, who has claimed to be a member of Beyoncés’ band for about seven years stated the artist practices “extreme witchcraft.” Thompson stated Beyoncé allegedly uses dark magic to tap […] More

  • Young Thug’s New Ep Is Finally Here

    Earlier today, Young Thug announced that the highly anticipated EP, “On The Rvn,” would be released at midnight with a trailer on Instagram. The project was supposed to be released on September 11th, however, Thug’s run in with the law caused a delay of the release. Furthermore, it was announced that Thugger was also still […] More

  • Supreme Court Nominee Accused of Attempted Rape

    Thursday, the Kavanaugh allegation will become just another ‘Anita Hill’ case if things take a turn for the worst. President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, has been accused of attempted rape by Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, a professor at Palo Alto University.  Editor Emma Brown from The Washington Post reports, “While his friend watched, […] More

  • Bob Woodward’s Fear

    If you haven’t already caught wind, the 3rd “tell-all” book, or “work of fiction” (as the president refers to it), has been released; It is titled “Fear” and it’s written by award winning journalist, Bob Woodward, who says he released it as a “wake up call to the public”. What surprises me most is that almost […] More

  • Tiger Woods Is A Winner Again

    After a long five years, the professional golfer, Tiger Woods has went home with a win! The athlete competed at the Tour Championship on Sunday and finished with a final score of eleven under par. It has been reported that Woods didn’t even know if he was ever going to play again. The 42-year-old has […] More

  • The Jemele Hill and Lebron James Duo

    This being one of her first big gigs post-ESPN, the former ESPN anchor Jemele Hill will be narrating Lebron James’ basketball documentary Shut Up and Dribble.  James’ documentary is said to release this upcoming November on Showtime. According to the Hollywood Reporter, James originally wanted Hill as an interviewee. Hill is well-known for famously expressing […] More

  • ESSENCE Magazine celebrates the city of Atlanta

    On Sept 15th, Essence Magazine and Ford Motor Company came together to celebrate the city of Atlanta through food, music, art, and lifestyle. With appearances from MC Lyte, Monica, and many other creatives, the “My City 4 Ways” event shined light on the advancement of Atlanta and its people. “I’m from Los Angeles. I love […] More

  • New York Fashion Week: Rihanna’s Debut Fashion Show for Savage X Fenty

    Rihanna released her first lingerie line, Savage X Fenty, on May 11, 2018 and it has been in popular demand ever since. The popularity of Savage X Fenty stems from its affordability and diversity to appeal to all women of different shapes and sizes. On September 12, 2018, Rihanna had her debut fashion show for […] More

  • Many Fans Are Asking – Why Maroon 5?

    After news broke out about Atlanta hosting the 2019 Super Bowl, many suspected that an Atlanta artist would perform during the halftime show. In fact, the opportunity was seen as a huge platform to showcase the city’s hip hop history. Thousands of fans even expressed their opinions over the internet. Bruno Mars even tweeted on […] More

  • Ryan Coogler and Lebron James Team Up For ‘Space Jam 2’

    NBA player, Lebron James, plans on working with producer, Ryan Coogler, to create the new Space Jam 2 movie. Now many names have been attached to the movie in the past. In fact, Justin Lin,  director of Fast and Furious, was supposed to be involved in the film. It’s going to be interesting to see how all these big […] More

  • Frank Ocean Wants His Vocals Removed From ‘Carousel’

    Word got out that Frank Ocean sent Travis Scott a Cease-and-Desist letter. Ocean no longer wants to be on the song “Carousel.” The song features Ocean on the hook and with a verse. It has been reported that he didn’t like the changes made to his voice after he recorded. However, Ocean decided to give […] More

  • The Nosh Culinary Showcase during the 2nd Annual Black Restaurant Week in Atlanta

    ATLANTA — On Sept 13, the Nosh Culinary showcase was held with over 40 black-owned restaurants, bartenders, and chefs in attendance. The attendees lined up outside the door with excitement as they each received meal tickets and shot glasses based on the ticket they purchased.  After they entered the venue, attendees stopped by different tables […] More

  • Trump’s 9/11

    The tragedy of September 11, 2001 was one like none other. This was the day that hundreds of people were killed and forced to take their own lives. While to many, this may seem like a day in which we should take the time honor those who unfortunately and forcibly lost their lives, our President […] More

  • How will YOU prepare for Hurricane Florence?

    Unfortunately, the raging “Hurricane Florence” is due to hit more than just the eastern coast. It is said to be making its first appearance on Friday morning and the people on the coats of Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina, have been forced to evacuate their homes immediately as the storm gets closer to the […] More

  • The Afrolicious Hair Expo Makes Its Debut In Atlanta

    The Afrolicious Hair Expo has been traveling the nation for several years. However, they stopped in Atlanta for the first time this year. The expo included over 20 vendors. Not only were there well known businesses like Aunt Jackie’s Curls and Coils, but there were local businesses as well! These businesses promoted affordable products with […] More