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Harvey Does Dominoes
Saturday, November 12, marks the day the City of Atlanta hosts The Steve and Mary L. Harvey Foundation for a table top games tournament, "The Steve Harvey Table Classic Tournament."
Steve Harvey is bringing the love of Dominoes,Spades and Bid Whist with the event, presented by Up Top Entertainment, WVEE-FM (V-103), Littel Concepts and Starpoynt.
Already a favorite in cities such as Los Angeles and Dallas, Harvey is hosting the tournament event in Atlanta featuring live entertainment, prizes, games and the "Pretty Face Thick Waist" model contest. Atlanta Mayor Shirley
Franklin and the City of Atlanta are rolling out the red carpet for this special event by hosting a private VIP reception on Friday, November 11. The intent is to present a stellar event - anticipated to be one of the biggest events for Atlanta this year.
Since 1997 the Steve & Mary L. Harvey Foundation has been uplifting, empowering, enriching and motivating future leaders. The mission of the foundation is to coordinate and facilitate the needs of the educationally and environmentally deprived. The foundation is also dedicated to consistent, efficient and effective objectives that ensure everyone identified will benefit from the foundation for many years to come.

R&B Hurricane Song Relives Hurricane Katrina
Angers Bush Politicians
Kanye West said it first. Jay-Z agreed, and now there's an official song circulating on the Internet that confirms it -- "President Bush Does Not Care About Black People." The
song can be heard online for free at http://www.HurricaneSong.com .
Sung by newcomer singer Allen, the song lyrics lyrics say: "Everything is gone. Everything is gone. The clothes on my back are all I own. Then it hit me -- Ain't nobody coming to get me. No one feels my pain. Once again, the color of my skin reminds me things ain't changed."
Interested radio stations can call (562) 209-0616 to receive a copy of the song on CD

Tom Joyner Has Star-Studded Lineup for Mistletoe Jam
The Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin, Dennis Edwards & the Temptations Revue,
Faith Evans, Yolanda Adams and CeCe Winans are all set to perform at Tom Joyner's first-ever Mistletoe Jam. The Ford sponsored event is slated for December 10 at the Joe Louis Arena in Detroit.
Tickets go on sale October 15, with a portion of all proceeds donated to the Tom Joyner Foundation.

Founding Member of The Aphilliates Named Mixtape DJ of the Year
Atlanta-based DJ Drama was named mistape DJ of the year at the 7th Annual MixShow Power Summit in Freeport, Bahamas. All five nominees are internationally known and respected. Drama beat out DJs Big Mike, Green Lantern, Kay Slay and Whoo Kid for the honor, and was the only Southern mixtape DJ nominated.
"It was a great look," Drama said, adding, "It felt good to be handed an award by DJ Clue, who I grew up listening to and studying! I was very honored and grateful for the recognition."
A founding member of Atlanta's premier DJ family, The Aphilliates, DJ Drama has rapidly become one of the most sought after DJs in the country. His Gangsta Grillz series is a coveted promotional opportunity for any artist seeking to strengthen their fan base in the streets, and is recognized by the industry as one of the premier sources for the South's best new talent. Past hosts include established artists like 8Ball & MJG, Big Boi, Bun B, David Banner and Diddy; and newcomers Stat Quo, Smitty, P$C and Slick Pulla. In addition to a busy touring schedule with T.I. & P$C, DJ Drama can be heard alongside his Aphilliates brethren Friday nights on Sirius Satellite Radio station Shade 45 from 8-10pm, hosting The Streetz Iz Watchin' and on Saturday nights from 8-10pm, when Gangsta Grillz Radio takes over Atlanta's Hot 107.9 (WHTA-FM). Drama is also preparing for the release of the Gangsta Grillz DVD and Gangsta Grillz The Album.

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