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The 6th Annual Gentlemen’s Ball

Comedians Sampson McCormick and Tammy Peay
will host 6th Annual Gentlemen’s Ball

The release has gone out and it is that time of year. We are upon the 6th Annual Gentlemen’s Ball!

For those who don’t know, The Annual Gentlemen’s Ball is an event for the who’s who in Urban LGBT. The couple who throws it are amongst the upper of the uppers in the Atlanta scene. Not to mention, they are FINEEEEEE!!!! Ha.

In any case, if you are ready to attend, get your outfit together like you are heading to the Met Gala….

The nation’s best and brightest thought leaders, visionaries and social influencers will celebrate the accomplishments of LGBTQ of color genius during the 6th Annual Gentlemen’s Ball, Powered by UPS, 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30th, 2017 at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel.

Under the theme, “We Are Royalty,” this year’s formal celebration is the signature event of The Gentlemen’s Ball Weekend set for September 29th through October 1st. Three days of programming filled with activities for guests and allies to recharge and reimagine their lives.

Empowering experiences include: a health & wellness fair, workshops on love, relationships and financial planning, along with parties, mixers and socials before and after the ball.

“We are Royalty speaks to a tradition of excellence and service our ancestors exemplified in their efforts to build strong and loving communities,” says Gee Smalls, co-founder of The Gentlemen’s Foundation, the charitable organization that produces the ball and weekend line-up. “It is only fitting we expand our award honorees to include all LGBTQ men and women of color daring to be the change needed to solve the challenges before us.”

The message of unity extends to the ball’s cohosts, comedians Sampson McCormick and Tammy Peay, who will deliver their respective brands of wit and charm throughout the evening.

“To lift-up the brilliance that exists among us is simply amazing,” says Peay, whose acclaimed career includes film, television and stage performances, including Roger Omeus’ “Finding Me: The Series,” the first-ever Pride concert at Carnegie Hall and the weekly “Talk ‘N Tea” online radio show. “This is our time.”

Joe Boxer heads to UK

There’s nothing like a Fine Man in a Fine pair of underwear! Joe Boxer, the brand that has pioneered fun and humor in the underwear sector for over 30 years, is launching for the first time across Europe in multiple retailers.
Joe Boxers It has been confirmed that the partnership with a leading, global underwear manufacturer, Joe Boxer is bringing its unique brand of joy to a beautiful collection of underwear, loungewear, sleepwear, swimwear and towels for both men and women. Can we just tell you, we are here for it all? Original in design and comfortable in construction, the ranges will be hitting shops in early 2018.

Original in design and comfortable in construction, the new releases will be hitting shops in early 2018. See a sneak peek below.

Joe Boxer

Joe Boxer is wholly owned in Europe by Iconix Europe, part of the Iconix Brand Group LLC. Launched in 1985, Joe Boxer it was a brand that never took itself too seriously, initially producing novelty underwear, the likes of which had not been seen before. Now the brand sits across 5 continents making upwards of generating more than $400 300 million dollars annually at retail annually., f Famous for its tongue in cheek attitude and humorous marketing. Joe Boxer is part of Iconix Brand Group, Inc., one of the largest brand management companies in the world.

Iconix Europe

Iconix Europe manages the European licensing and brand management activities of Iconix Brand Group for nearly 30 brands In 2010 a Joint Venture was established between TLC, The Licensing Company (today knows as CAA-GBG) and Iconix Brand Group USA (whose portfolio includes ownership of some 27 brands including Rocawear®, including Starter® , Ecko Unltd., Danskin®, Rocawear®, Ed Hardy®, Zoo York® and Mossimo® plus an interest in Peanuts®, Ed Hardy®, Zoo York®). Iconix Europe is headquartered in London and is a joint venture between Iconix Brand Group and CAA-GBG.. I to form Iconix Europe, headquartered in London. Iconix Europe is the JV owner of 23 brands in the fashion, home and lifestyle arena. Iconix Europe carries out extensive marketing and design for all the brands in its portfolio to ensure the successful integration transition of these US brands into the European marketplace.

Nas “Angel Dust”

The legendary New York rapper is back at it with his new release entitled, “Angel Dust.” We will be the first to admit that we are ALL here for it.

Not skipping a beat, Nas is presenting a lyrical execution of reality driven verses. The melodic beat coupled with his smooth swagger and nasir based wordplay allows for more than just a track.

Press Play on this release and let us know what you think.

Charlie Murphy has Passed at the age of 57

Taking a break from the normal Tea Breaks. It has been reported that famed comedian and actor Charlie Murphy has passed away after his on-going battle with leukemia.

According to Charlie’s Manager, Charlie had been undergoing chemotherapy recently and passed away while in the hospital in New York City.

Charlie was recently on tour with Cedric the Entertainer, Eddie Griffin, George Lopez and D.L. Hughley. Truly an epic show full of epic comedians.

Our prayers go out to the Murphy family during their time of mourning.