Register for Athens MLK Day Parade January 15, 2018

Join us January 15, 2018 for the 2nd Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade and Fest. This event is organized by Mokah and Knowa Johnson (Power Couple Promotions) and proceeds from this event benefits Athens Anti-Discrimination Movement a non-profit organization that fights for racial and social justice. This is… Continue reading

Athens Black Market

Athens Black Market will be held July 29th, 12-5 pm at Max Canada 243 W. Washington Street, Athens Ga. Athens Black Market is designed to promote Black entrepreneurship and support minority business owners. This mobile marketplace is held (4) four times per year and aims to stimulate cultural and diverse in downtown Athens, Ga.

As entrepreneurs, with more than 15 years experience operating their own business, Mokah and Know Johnson believes in the importance of reinforcing Black Economics by providing a forum for minority business owners to generate an income and serve the community. The Johnsons are the co-founders of Athens Anti-Discrimination Movement, Athens 1ST MLK Day Parade and Fest and Athens Hip Hop Awards and much more.

Athens Black Market will be held the last Saturday of each month starting July 29th thru November 2017.

What to Expect: Soul and Caribbean food vendors, clothing, artwork, kid-friendly items, youth vendors. Live performances, 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. 

For more information please free to contact Mokah Jasmine Johnson 678 835 8497.

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


MLK Day Sponsor or Vendor

This is a great opportunity to promote your business or organization and be apart of Athens History. If you would like to participate in this event as a sponsor or vendor please fill out form below and submit a payment.   Vendors registration fee $50 due by December 20, 2016 (must… Continue reading