[VIDEO] Jada Pinkett-Smith Gets Emotional, States “All Eyez On Me” Exploited Her Relationship w/ Tupac

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Tupac Shakur’s biopic All Eyez On Me may have made millions at the box office and won the favor of millions of his fans everywhere, it did not however win over one fan–his close friend and confidante–Jada Pinkett-Smith!

Jada Pinkett-Smith went on The Ryan Cameron Morning Show with sexy wanda smith and explained in depth what compelled her to tweet her disapproval of the film.

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During an appearance Wednesday on The Ryan Cameron Morning Show With Wanda Smith on Atlanta radio’s V-103, while promoting her latest film, Girls Trip, Jad had a strong response to Cameron’s questions about the movie.

“What you’re seeing in regards to my relationship with 2Pac is not true. My relationship with Pac would have shown people a true—what he truly was. ‘Cause it’s one thing to see Pac’s persona, publicly, and who he was personally,” she said.

“I thought it was just handled in a very disrespectful way, and I felt like it was exploitive of me and Pac, how they used our relationship to sell a movie, and I just felt like it was tomb-raiding in regards to Pac,” she continued.

Jada also felt like those behind the film their relationship to sell the movie to the public.

“And if you’re really saying that you’re honoring a man’s legacy, then honor his legacy. And if you don’t have the story, fall back until you do,” she chastised. “I feel like we, as black people, we have got to protect those individuals that we say are important to us, to our history and to our culture. We cannot expect other people to do that if we’re not willing to do that ourselves. Pac is precious to us.”

Check out Jada’s full response below in the video of her appearance on the show. She begins discussing All Eyez On Me at the 16:45 mark.

Jada is speaking some serious truth here. We hate the film is not accurate from her perspective. It really makes us wonder what else was embellished in the film…(sips tea)…

[RECAP] Growing Up Hip Hop Atlanta: Brandon & Reginae Fight & Bow Wow Moves

‘Growing Up Hip Hop Atlanta’  gets absolutely crazy on the second episode! We finally get a deeper look into Bow Wow and Joie’s relationship, and, Brandon and Reginae’s explosive fight creates waves in the ATL that eventually involves their parents!

Growing Up Hip Hop Atlanta RECAP of Episode 2

Growing Up Hip Hop Atlanta premiered last week (May 25) and we left off on, Bow Wow‘s mix tape party heating up. Some unwanted guests showed up, aka his old friends turned enemies, and things were about to go down!

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[AUDIO/VIDEO] Check It Out! The Cast of Hit Indie Film, “Dirty South House Arrest” Kick it w/ Fresh Face Radio (@FreshFaceRadio)!

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HOTT 923’s Fresh Face Radio never fails to deliver the fun and the laughs–they do not pull any punches either!

Airing Tuesdays from 8-10 PM EST; Radio hosts, SoDebnair, Lady Kooture the Voice of All Media Diva, and our very own Hey Mikey dish out tea (piping hot), a little shade, lots of pettiness, but most of all fun!

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Last night Fresh Face Radio had on Chris Kelsey, Daphne Pittman-Hayes, and Tyler Does, three cast members of the new indie film, Dirty South House Arrest. Centered on a young man named, Drake (Curtis Wyatt III), who is stuck at home and tries to come up with a way to get his crush, Tamika (LaTavia Roberson) to come over by throwing a house party. His friends, Flipside (Tyler Does) and Travis (Navv Greene), join him in his mission to make it an unforgettable event! However, Drake soon learns his mother, Vanessa (Jessica Fontaine), had to use their mortgage money to pay for his lawyer. Now it is up to him to help his mother all while pulling off a life changing party!

The film definitely seems interesting and we cannot wait to see it for ourselves. If you are an eighties baby then you know house parties can be epic! It is definitely time we have a good house party-based movie. After all, the ones after Kid-N-Play were all a flop! (Sorry, NOT Sorry!) We definitely want to see if LaTavia can act too. This may be her first big screen role, as you recall besides music she has only really done R&B Divas Atlanta.

Dirty South Arrest will be screening this weekend and you can catch a review of it here on HeyMikeyATL. In the meanwhile, catch their interview with the cast, in its entirety, below! Happy listening! Tell us what you think of the show below in our comments section!

[VIDEO] “‘Tis The Season!” A Christmas Carol w/ Yung Joc (@IAMYUNGJOC) & Mo Quick!

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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! It is that special time of year again and we could not be happier.

Gifts, food, family, friends, laughter, and merriment–that is what it is all about! Sadly for some, the times are not so happy or plentiful. Every year millions of families do not celebrate Christmas, not because they do not believe in it, but because they can’t afford to. A gift is unthinkable when it comes to food to eat or Christmas presents! Thankfully for one family there was hope and a whole lot of unexpected love!

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The phrase “to give is better than to receive” rings most true during the Christmas holiday season. With Christmas coming up , we wanted to recognize the celebrities that make philanthropy a year round priority. On Wednesday, December 21st, Yung Joc and Mo Quick, from the Streetz 94.5 Morning Show sponsored a family for Christmas. The MCMMedia works team was able to get coverage of the sentimental moment. Check it out below!

This is truly heartwarming! It is so good to see people giving back to those who need it the most. Honestly though we all can strand to do more. This has motivated the staff of HeyMikeyATL to donate a few toys to the Salvation Army this morning. It is not much, but it is the thought that counts and we all have to begin somewhere!

The beautiful Mo Quick and rap star Yung Joc, are the newest members to the Streetz 94.5 family. Both are host on the new morning show called the “Streetz Morning Take Over.” We have to say the show keeps it poppin’! Yung Joc’s humor and flare with Mo Quick’s sassy ways make for an awesome show! Be sure to tune in every morning from 6-10 AM on Streetz 94.5 radio station, we sure will!

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[VIDEO] Q & A w/ Your “About Him” BAE! Catch Brandon Karson (@mrbrandonkarson) on His New Radio Show, “The Plug!”

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About Him has truly taken the internet by storm, and its breakout star, Brandon Karson, continues to rise to greater heights. Being successful sometimes means trying different avenues and dabbling in other mediums, especially when you’re a man on a mission like Mr. Karson is! We managed to snag a little of Brandon’s time as he prepares for the premiere of his radio show, The Plug! Trust us when we tell you IT’S ABOUT TO GO DOWN!
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Tripp Ali & Brandon Karson

Q: Why did you decide to do a radio show and where’d the name come from?
A: One of the producers from “About Him”, Kimberly Jones, came to both me and Tripp with a proposal from a connection she has with World Star Hit Radio. They wanted a more diverse line-up of shows, so they reached out to us because of the sudden following we garnered with the success of “About Him”. Melisa Fox, who we love, is the mastermind behind this whole idea. The name was something we thought of at the proposal meeting. We wanted to let it be known that we were in the business of connecting people, bridging the gap if you will. We wanted to be the “plug” for everything entertainment. 
Q: What makes Tripp Ali the right person to be your co-host? What’s your chemistry like?
A: Me and Tripp  are two totally different vibes. We think on two totally different wave frequencies, but it’s our differences that attract us. Our chemistry is extremely unique. It’s something that comes so natural. Our connection is one huge, ongoing conversation. It flows beautifully. We have fun together, man. 
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The Multi-Talented Master of Making It Happen! Tripp Ali (@Abarex) Is A Star On The Rise!

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Tripp Ali

The grind never stops and the hustle never sleeps! Few people know this better than Tripp Ali–singer, songwriter, director, screenwriter, actor–and did we forget an all around great guy! Tripp has been a mainstay in the entertainment industry for nearly two decades, and his level of success continues to rise. You may know him from hit web series like About Him, Freefall, Steel River, and Kaleidoscope, or the web/reality series, The Boyz Next Door Atlanta, but that is only a fraction of who he is and the talent he houses. There are a number of people we can list as quintuple threats, but very few of them boast Tripp’s skills and abilities. He cites his genes and supportive family as the source of his ability “to do just about anything.” “People in my family are very talented, so I guess it just runs in my blood; we have singers, musicians, writers…everyone is really supportive of everything I do. I can truly say my family loves me and has back hard and I love’em more for it.”

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Hailing from Cleveland Ohio, Tripp began his journey in the music industry at the tender age of seventeen when he signed his first record deal. He then went on to travel and create music with the legendary rap group Bone Thugs-N-Harmony’s Mo Thugs. Later he moved to New York City to further his music career and began dabbling in screenwriting and directing. The result was phenomenal! He wrote and directed the hit film, The Good Wifey (2012), starring  Persia White (Girlfriends), David Ramsey (Arrow), Chico Bennymon (Half & Half), and Tangi Miller (Madea’s Family Reunion). Impressively, the film went on to sell out in Redboxes nationwide and was the fourth best selling DVD in sales at Wal-Mart for three weeks straight! “A lot of people don’t know I wrote that, but I am really happy with how it did…it was no easy feat and success like that on a non-studio film is kind of unheard of…The movie [The Good Wifey] is really thrilling, the cast is amazing, and that’s why people love it so much…”

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It Was All About Them! “About Him’s” Brandon Karson (@mrbrandonkarson) & Rico Pruitt (@ricopruitt) Swing Through Fresh Face Radio!

It is no secret that Signal 23 TV’s About Him is a major hit. We are not just talking about with gay audiences either, the web series has reached the masses and is pushing towards mainstream magnificence! The show owes its success primarily to the young actors who have lent their time and raw talent to making the show the sensation that it is. Thus, AUMA’s hit show, Fresh Face Radio invited two of the stars, Brandon Karson and Rico Pruitt on for what turned to be an amazing time and an even better show!

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