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Dr. Oz visits V103 to discuss arsenic in apple juice and the DryerBuzz has the scoop

Dr. Mehmet Oz did the rounds on morning radio and tv shows about his finding of arsenic in our the apple juice.  Immediately the FDA, CDC and other experts in the food industry took to the air waves themselves to challenge his study and findings but not necessarily fully disputing.  Dr. Oz also made a visit to an Atlanta radio station.  Watch radio… but did you put down the apple juice?

Raw Video: Janelle Monae at Renaissance Atlanta Midtown hotel opening

Raw Video: Janelle Monae at Renaissance Atlanta Midtown hotel opening

The Renaissance Hotel in Midtown Atlanta hosted a special RLife LIVE performance by Grammy nominee Janelle Monae as apart of their grand opening celebration! A crowd of beautiful Atlantans gathered in the modern and stylish hotel to enjoy modern amenities, appetizers, drinks and of course groove to the sounds from RLIfe LIVE, the Renaissance Hotel’s new entertainment program. Throughout 2011, RLife LIVE has featured many artists on the rise including Robin Thicke, Robyn, and Bruno Mars.

Singer/songwriter Janelle Monae is no stranger to Atlanta and her innovative sound has garnered critical acclaim, global recognition and rising success in the music industry. Janelle Monae talked briefly with Atlanta Tastemaker Magazine about returning to Atlanta as a headlining artist, her influence on fashion, and future plans in our exclusive video.

NBA Star Carmelo Anthony visits the Union City Walmart on Saturday

NBA Star Carmelo Anthony visits the Union City Walmart on Saturday

This Saturday, September 17, NBA Star Carmelo Anthony, will make a rare personal appearance at Walmart Supercenter Store #855 (4735 Jonesboro Road) in Union City, Georgia for CarmeloLIVE.

Carmelo recently signed on as the new corporate spokesperson for Johnson Products Company, Inc. (JPC) and will be appearing on behalf of JPC’s new men’s grooming line, Ultra Sheen® Men™.

While at this Walmart location, customers will be able to meet Carmelo Anthony “live” and in-person, win prizes and get free haircuts at the Ultra Sheen® Men™ Grooming Lounge. 

CarmeloLIVE at Walmart will run from Noon to 6:00 p.m.  Carmelo Anthony will appear approximately from Noon to     2:00 p.m.

Is Marriage For White People? This Guy Thinks So!

Is Marriage For White People? This Guy Thinks So!

In case you hadn't heard, there is a controversial new book that's got the nation, or at least the Black community, in an uproar! Its title? Is Marriage For White People. Its message? Hell... WHICH ONE?!

7 named to Deal's immigration review board

7 named to Deal's immigration review board

ATLANTA -- Seven people have been appointed to a newly created board to look into complaints about state and local officials failing to comply with state laws related to immigration.

The Immigration Enforcement Review Board was created by the state's tough new law targeting illegal immigration.

Appointed by Gov. Nathan Deal are Americans for Immigration Control spokesman Phil Kent, former Fulton County GOP chairman Shawn Hanley and lawyer Ben Vinson. Appointed by Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle are Dallas Mayor Boyd Austin and Coweta County Sheriff Mike Yeager. Appointed by House Speaker David Ralston are lawyer Robert Mumford and Colquitt County Commissioner Terry Clark.

The board will have the power to investigate complaints, hold hearings, subpoena documents and witnesses, and take disciplinary action.

Ludacris says this year's Luda Weekend will be huge

Ludacris says this year's Luda Weekend will be huge

Atlanta, GA --  Ludacris stopped by the 11Alive studio to let us know that this year's Luda Weekend from 9/1 - 9/5 will be the biggest of the past 10 years.  Probably the biggest spectator event will be on Sunday when he takes on Justin Beiber in a celebrity basketball game that looks to also feature NBA stars Carmelo Anthony and Chris Paul.

 

Ludacris, DTP Records, and The Ludacris Foundation, in partnership with Seagrams Gin and Soul by Ludacris Headphones, 

Present The 6th Annual LudaDay Weekend During Labor Day Weekend In Atlanta, GA

 

 

T.I. tweets 'da sun back out' as he leaves prison

T.I. tweets 'da sun back out' as he leaves prison

FORREST CITY, Ark. -- Rapper T.I. walked out of a federal prison in Arkansas Wednesday morning, 10 months after the Atlanta native began serving a sentence for violating his parole on a gun conviction, a prison official confirmed.

"The storm is over & da sun back out. IT'S OUR TIME TO SHINE SHAWTY!!!!! Welcome to the beginning of our Happy Ending!!!!" T.I., whose real name is Clifford Harris, wrote in a Twitter message Wednesday.

T.I. will complete the last weeks of his 11-month sentence in a community service sentence, or half-way house, but Bureau of Prisons spokesman Chris Burke would not disclose its location until he gets there.