Nominate-MLK Jr. Parade Community Leader

Martin Luther King Jr.  a Baptist minister and social activist played a key role in the American civil rights movement from the mid-1950s until his assassination in 1968. King sought equality for African Americans, the economically disadvantaged and victims of injustice through peaceful protest. Locally, the Athens Anti-Discrimination Movement (AADM)… Continue reading

Athens Black Market

 Athens Black Market is designed to promote and support Black and minority business owners. All minotiy business owners are welcomed. This mobile marketplace will be available 2-6pm located at Max Canada (patio area) 243 W. Washington Street, Athens Ga.

What to Expect: Soul and Caribbean food vendors, clothing, artwork, kid-friendly items, youth vendors. Live performances, guest speakers, games, and activities for kids and much more.

Vendor Requirements: This is an outdoor event and all vendors are required to have quality products, great customer service, and must bring their own 8×10 table and tent. Bottled water or alcohol not allowed to be sold. 

2017 Athens Hip Hop Awards Winners

Catch One Baldie Photo by Joshua Jones

Congratulations to all the nominees and winners.

2017 Athens Hip Hop Awards Winners:

Barber of the Year – Big Mike
Best Barbershop – Wilson’s
Photographer of the Year – Charmaine McWhorter
Gospel Artist of the Year – Sharmar Stevens
Best Poet – African Soul
Mover and Shaker of the Year – Pharaoh Gotti
Soul Food Restaurant of the Year – Dawg Gone Good BBQ
Best Promoter – Natural Breed Entertainment
Best Club – Country Rock
Club DJ of the Year – DJ Kountry Boi
Hairstylist of the year – Blessed Hands
Best Salon – Hair Addicts
Tattoo Artist of the Year – Chuck Garrett
Best R&B Artist – Stella Groove
Best Hip Hop Collaboration – Clear Your Mind
Best Video of the Year – Truth Be Told
Studio of the Year – Work Money
Producer of the Year – Will the Producer
Mixtape (tie) – Kobi Da God and Catchone Baldie
Break Thru Artist of the Year – Yung Petro
Best Female Hip Hop Artist – Valley Girl D
Best Videographer – Cassie Chantel
Best Hip Hop Group – Yung Push & Suzspec
Best Male Hip Hop – Catchone Baldie


Become A Sponsor-Athens MLK Day Parade

This is a great opportunity to give back to your community while promoting your business or organization to 1000’s of local residents, professionals, and families within Athens Clarke County and surrounding areas. Our partnering non-profit organization the Athens Anti-Discrimination Movement advocates for racial and social justice and aims to combat discrimination.… Continue reading

Performance Opportunity-Athens MLK Day Fest

Seeking performers to be apart of MLK Day.  In honor of Martin Luther King, UGA Live and Athens Anti-Discrimination Movement will celebrate “Justice and Equality for All! Following the MLK Day Parade, live performances, guest speakers, and youth activities will be held at selected Downtown venues in Athens, Ga. Parade… Continue reading