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Mother’s Day Love and Laughter

Saturday

May 13, 2017 – 7:00 PM

415 1st Street
Macon, GA 31201 Map

  • DJ KHALED
  • Keyshia Cole
  • Jhene Aiko
  • Bryson Tiller
  • Jidenna
  • khalid

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DJ KHALED: With a slew of rap hits under his belt, including the #1 "I'm On One", DJ Khaled has claimed his spot as the most in demand hip-hop DJ in the game. Straight off a performance at the BET Awards, DJ Khaled released his fifth album, We the Best Forever, and will be on the road spinning his hits throughout 2011. Don't miss a date on the DJ Khaled concert schedule (2011); Use Eventful as your source for DJ Khaled tour dates and venue information.

The New Orleans native earned his spot as a sidekick on Luther Campbell's radio show, The Luke Show, in the late '90s. Since his breakout role, he earned his own hosting spot on radio and has become one of the most in-demand DJ producers in Hip-Hop. His debut album, Listennn…The Album, debuted at #12 on the Billboard 200 in 2006. His sophomore album, We The Best, featured the club banger - "We Takin' Over", and earned Khaled a Platinum plaque. After releasing his third album, We Global, DJ Khaled was appointed as President of Def Jam South in 2009.

In five short years, DJ Khaled has become a top rated radio personality, DJ, record executive, and Platinum recording artist. His latest album, We the Best Forever, debuted at #5 on the Billboard 200 and features the hits "Welcome to My Hood" and the #1 Rap single "I'm On One" featuring Drake, Rick Ross, and Lil' Wayne. Join this Hip-Hop Heavyweight when he visits a venue near you. Stay on top of DJ Khaled tour dates using Eventful as your concert calendar.

Keyshia Cole: Keyshia Cole broke onto the music scene in 2005 with her debut album, The Way It Is, filling a void in the world of Hip-Hop Soul. She has released a total of four albums, starred in her own reality series, and has garnered the reputation for being one of the hottest live acts in pop music. Keyshia Cole is a R&B storyteller sensation and her concerts are a memorable experience. Don't miss a Keyshia Cole tour date when she visits a venue near you. Use Eventful as your source for Keyshia Cole's concert schedule as tour dates become available.

Keyshia Cole crafted her real lyrics on the streets of Oakland, California. She moved to LA when she was a teenager and scored a recording contract in 2004. She released her debut album, The Way It Is, in 2005 and staying true to the album's title, she connected with audiences through her tales of love, heartbreak, and betrayal. The album went on to sell 1.5 million copies and Cole embarked on the Sweatsuit Tour with Nelly to promote her debut. Cole returned in 2007 with the smash single "Let It Go", featuring Missy Elliot and Lil' Kim. The album, Just Like You, was massively successful and earned her two Grammy nominations the following year. Cole teamed up with Lil Wayne on the I Am Music Tour, which holds the record as the top-grossing hip-hop tour.

Between 2006 and 2008, Cole starred in the BET's hit reality show, Keyshia Cole: The Way It Is. The season finale was watched by nearly three million people and became the highest rated telecast in the history of BET. Cole released Calling All Hearts in 2010 and embarked on the Love Letter Tour with R. Kelly throughout 2011. Cole's 2012 album, Woman to Woman in 2012. The change made a world of difference, and the album placed 7 spots better on the Billboard Top 10 than her previous record. With her albums becoming more and more popular, Cole's latest album, Point of No Return is set to become one of her most acclaimed yet.

Keyshia Cole is Hip-Hop Soul perfection. Stay on top of Keyshia Cole tour dates and her updated concert schedule.

Jidenna: An alum of Stanford University, Jidenna Mobisson's debut single, "Classic Man" has brought him acclaim from across the globe.

News

  • The 58-year-old Uber driver who allegedly raped a 16-year-old girl while taking her home did not have any red flags in his background that would have disqualified him from the ride hailing service.  Abdoulie Jagne, of College Park, had been driving for the company for several months. He was permanently banned from Uber after his arrest Thursday morning, according to a statement released by Uber.  The only blemish on his record was for not having evidence of auto registration in 2015 when he was living in California, according to California court records obtained by the AJC. RELATED: Pregnant woman: “I kept bleeding” after being attacked by Uber driver RELATED:Jailed ex-Uber driver faces additional burglary, peeping Tom charges RELATED: Uber driver carjacked at Cascade Road gas station According to Uber’s policies, that would not have automatically disqualified him from being a driver.  Drivers for the ride hailing app are automatically barred if they have more than three minor traffic violations in the past three years. Minor violations include speeding tickets and non-fatal accidents, among others.  A driver also cannot have had their license suspended or revoked in the last three years, or have received a ticket for DUI, speeding over 100 mph, reckless driving, or have been in a hit-and-run in the past seven years. Any conviction of a felony, driving-related offense, violent crime, sexual offense, or child abuse or endangerment in the past seven years would also disqualify a driver.  The company uses a third party, Checkr, for background checks, according to Uber. The process screens national, state, and local databases including the National Sex Offender website and the PACER database of court records.  “What’s reported here is horrifying beyond words. Our thoughts are with the rider and her family during this time.'  Any behavior involving violence, sexual misconduct, harassment, discrimination, or illegal activity while using Uber can result in immediate deactivation, according to driver policies.  That includes physical contact, touching or flirting, or inappropriate and abusive language, among other offenses.  Early Monday morning, Gwinnett County officers were dispatched to an apartment complex off Old Norcross Tucker Road in unincorporated Tucker. There, they found the 16-year-old girl who said she was sexually assaulted by her Uber driver.  The girl, who officers said was intoxicated, said she was at a local bar drinking with friends, when one of them scheduled an Uber ride to get her home.  When officers arrived on the scene, the 16-year-old’s pants were around her ankles. The victim was taken to a local hospital for treatment and evaluation.  With information obtained by Uber, investigators determined the rape probably occurred somewhere on South Norcross Tucker Road between Jimmy Carter Boulevard and Old Norcross Tucker Road.  The victim’s friend, also a minor, helped police identify Jagne as a suspect. According to Cpl. Michele Pihera, there is no bond for Jagne and he is being held at the Gwinnett County Jail. He made his first court appearance Saturday and has a hearing scheduled for Dec. 27, Channel 2 Action News reported. Detectives want to know if any other woman has been sexually assaulted by Jagne. They are asked to call 770-513-5338.
  • A man is in jail after he struck and killed a crossing guard near a Cobb County school, police say. Channel 2 Action News received the mugshot of Lamonte Whitaker, who has been charged with vehicular homicide.    Police said he hit Edna Umeh in late November by Lindley Middle School in Mableton. RELATED STORIES: Students witness deadly accident involving school crossing guard Family demands action after school crossing guard killed by 'aggressive' driver Family pushing for change after crossing guard killed by hit-and-run driver  
  • A 7-year-old’s heartbreaking letter to Santa asking for a blanket, ball and food, brought in hundreds of donations to help her and other impoverished children at her school. >> Read more trending news “I have (been) good this day,” Crystal Pacheco wrote. “This Christmas I would like a ball and a food. I need a (blanket).” The letter was part of a classroom exercise by Monte Cristo Elementary School first-grade teacher Ruth Espiricueta, who asked them to list two wants and a need. “I started reading them and it's like, I did not expect her to say, ‘I need food. I want food, but I need a blanket more,'' Espiricueta told KGBT. 'And I asked, ‘Well, why do you need a blanket more than the food?’ ‘Well, I get to eat at school -- sometimes I may not have at home, but I get to eat at school. A blanket I have one, but it's not warm enough.’' Espiricueta posted the letter on social media, sparking hundreds of donations of blankets and other items to the school, according to KRGV.  'Unfortunately, there are other students that, as part of their needs, they included food, towels, blankets, pillows, bed, clothes, shoes and a stove,' Espiricueta told ABC News. 'Some of my students were not even excited about Christmas because they know that their parents cannot afford to buy a Christmas tree or gifts for them.' Crystal wrote the letter thinking about her brother, with whom she would use the ball, food for the family and the blanket because the house is too cold, her mother Maria Cortez told KRGV. “I'm just very emotional and proud of my children, because I raise them to appreciate the little that we have,' Cortez told KGBT. The school hopes to get 724 blankets to give to each student, so far they have 616.
  • Several people familiar with President Donald Trump's transition organization say special counsel Robert Mueller's team has gained access to thousands of private emails sent and received by Trump officials before the start of his administration.The investigators did not directly request the records from the transition and may have raised legal issues by obtaining the messages from a separate federal agency.A transition attorney sent letters Saturday to Congress saying Mueller's investigation was provided 'unauthorized disclosure' of transition records by the General Services Administration. The agency often stores presidential transition records on its computers.The people familiar with the transition spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because of the records' sensitivity. They say the materials included communications from more than a dozen Trump officials, including Michael Flynn.
  • The smallest KFC in the world, serving miniature $5 fill ups, opened Saturday in Portland.  >> Read more trending news Customers lined up for the free sample of the tiny fried chicken, biscuit, mashed potatoes with a small dollop of gravy, a finger-nail sized cookie and what could only be a sip of a soft drink. The novelty fast food restaurant was open until 4 p.m., according to The Oregonian.
  • Google recently released its list of the top search trends of 2017. Across the globe, people asked Google about subjects such as Hurricane Irma, April the Giraffe, the solar eclipse and more. According to Atlanta communications agency Jackson Spalding, which works with a multitude of companies, including Google, many of Atlanta’s top search results mirrored the nation's trends. Here are Atlanta’s top 10 most-Googled topics in 2017: 1. Hurricane Irma 2. Irma path 3. Tom Petty 4. Super Bowl 5. Aaron Hernandez 6. Atlanta Falcons 7. Solar eclipse 8. Las Vegas shooting 9. Charlie Murphy 10. Fidget spinner Google’s Year in Search 2017 lists are based on search terms that “had a high spike in traffic in 2017 as compared to 2016,” the company said. Information from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution was used in this report.