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CRUNKATLANTAMAGAZINE DJ Nabs, a native of Durham, N.C. is most known for his collaborations with many high profile artists and performers and as a mix show DJ. DJ Nabs, who has toured with top artists such as Mariah Carey, Ludacris, Ciara, Bow Wow and even the King of Pop Michael Jackson, was a personality / mixer on Hot 97.5 FM (now Hot 107.9). During his time at Hot 97.5, his “In the Lab with DJ Nabs” became a household name in Atlanta along with his weekly party showcase, “Old School Sundays” which was held at a popular hot spot now closed, club Kaya. In 1998, he produced his first commercially released mixtape / album entitled, “In the Lab with DJ Nabs: The Live Album.” DJ Nabs has also been recognized for several awards and honors including “Respect the DJ,” an Atlanta event that showcased DJ’s of various genres from Hip Hop to Top 40 and he was featured as a notable pioneer in Southern rap music in the “VH1 Rock Docs ATL: The Untold Story of Atlanta’s Rise in the Rap Game.”

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Maya JonestheArtist is an American born Singer, Song-Writer, Composer, Model, and Performer. Born in Detroit, Michigan to parents with musical roots, Maya JonestheArtist received a formal musical education from the age of three years old, and never stopped learning. After being a successful Member of the Mosaic Youth Choir, Cass Tech Choir Ensemble, and the New Providence Baptist Choir, Maya Jonesthe Artist began a solo career as a Singer / Song Writer. After Training with the Renown Eric Morgensen, Grammy award winning Engineer at Studio A, Maya began to compose tracks and develop her own unique musical sound. After completing a Musical tour in The Michigan and Ohio Region with Artist such as Pretty Ricky, Bone Thugs and Harmony, and Bone Crusher, Maya began to work on her first solo project. The debut Mixtape entitled “The Encounters of The Paperchase” was highly acclaimed and marked Maya JonestheArtist as an artist to “keep your eyes on for the future.” In 2015 Maya JonestheArtist released her first major video Project Entitled “Shooter” with NewAgeMedia. The Release of “Shooter” sky-rocketed Maya Jones TheArtist into a league of her own and opened doors for Maya JonestheArtist to team up with the Legendary White Mike at Fire4Hire Studios. The two would Complete Maya JonestheArtist’s first Album entitled “The Survival Pack.” After releasing three music videos, including a video for the hit- song “All I Wanna Do”, and several Photo shoots inspired by “The Survival Pack” Maya Began to get world-wide Recognition for her music. After being featured on many Blog sites all over the world, and with Detroit gaining a National music “Buzz”, one can’t help but wonder what lies in store for Maya JonestheArtist in 2017!





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Cherae Hailing from St. Louis, Missouri, this young vibrant song bird is hitting the music scene hard with her own flavor and style. Cherae Leri is a songwriter, dancer, actress and former model. She began her entertainment career at the age of 3 when she began modeling and acting. “I” was created for the relationships that go in this world. The ones that are hidden. The ones that feel good. The ones that make your soul happy but you're not to sure if you want to share because this world is set up to destroy anybody who appears to be happy. This song is the relationship chapter and the submissive track to express ones feelings not only to their significant other but to the world as well! Be on the lookout for her first EP dropping ‘Understand’ in the first quarter of 2017. www.cheraeleri.com @cheraeleri



DUWOP Atlanta rapper Duwop is back to the music with no problem. With a lot on his plate to keep him motivated. He decided to drop his new single “Focused” produced by Zone6Sosa. The trap has reloaded and Duwop really is focused. Paying attention to everything moving. His music really is his life, what you hear is what you get. Duwop is gearing up to release his new project “Dreams Don’t Die 3” early 2017. In the meantime it’s really about staying focused. Peep the record out streaming on Crunkatlanta.com .


Hampton Insta: @hampthevolatile Twitter: @ hampthevolatile This track sets the tone to let all these rappers and the people know Hampton is in his own lane. It's not really about one specific thing, it is what it is, and that's how most of Hampton's music is. It is just the beginning!

ACstyle Chicago's rising star ACstyle releases the official music video for her Billboard charting single "Situationship" produced by Ken Mak productions, shot by @ishotdat.


CRUNKATLANTA MAGAZINE Sh'Kia is an up and coming artist right of South Florida bringing an honest and vulnerable sound to the R&B game. She's got a fresh start at honing her own independence and creativity as she focuses on music and the business of it all. From writing her on lyrics, to creative directing and editing her own music videos, she's well on her way to the top. Take a look, take a listen, and hopefully you'll like it enough to share it with someone you know. Music Video - "Can We" By the way, her EP titled, "No Trespassing" is available now on SoundCloud, iTunes, Tidal, Spotify, Amazon Music, Google Play, YouTube and more!


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CRUNKATLANTA MAGAZINE We haven’t heard from DC rapper Styme in a little while, but today the rapper is back with new music. The party rapper switches his style up, tackling WillThaRapper’s hit single “Pull Up Hop Out.”

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CRUNKATLANTA MAGAZINE With the release of his new project 'The 1', Young Ezzy is gearing up for a good year. The 17 track album is full of life. Unique flow and lyrical technique every song is a musical piece of art. Including the anthems 'Bad' and 'In A Minute' the album will keep you in tuned to what's in store for Ezzy's future. Twitter: @YoungEzzy www.youngezzy.com



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Gone But Not Forgotten Celebrity Deaths of 2016 JANUARY 04 – Robert Stigwood, Entertainment Manager – managed the Bee Gees and Cream – age 81 06 – Pat Harrington Jr., Actor – Schneider on “One Day at a Time” – age 86 07 – Troy Shondell, Singer – only big hit was “This Time (We’re Really Breaking Up)” – age 76 07 – Kitty Kallen, Singer – Big Band Era, biggest hit was ‘”Little Things Mean a Lot” – age 94 09 – Angus Scrimm, Actor – the Tall Man in “Phantasm” (1979) and four sequels – age 89 10 – David Bowie, Musician – (2) time Grammy winner influenced music and culture for four generations – age 69 11 – David Margulies, Actor – the Mayor in Ghost Busters I and II (1984 & 1989)age – 78 14 – Alan Rickman, Actor – Hans Gruber in ‘Die Hard’ and Severus Snape in ‘Harry Potter’ – age 69 14 – René Angélil, Singer / Manager – husband and manager of Celine Dion – age 73 15 – Dan Haggerty, Actor – The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams – age 74 15 – Noreen Corcoran, Actress – Kelly Gregg in Bachelor Father (1957-59) – age 72 18 – Glen Frey, Singer / Songwriter – founded The Eagles “Take It Easy”, “Peaceful Easy Feeling” – age 67 26 – Abe Vigoda, Actor – Detective Fish on Barney Miller (1975-’77) – age 94 28 – Paul Kantner, Singer / Songwriter – co-founder of The Jefferson Airplane – age 74 28 – Mike Minor, Actor – Steve Eliot on “Petticoat Junction” – age 75 all Player – MLB catcher and announcer and television host – age 90e 69


CRUNKATLANTA MAGAZINE FEBRUARY 02 – Bob Elliot, Comedian – one-half of the comedy duo of Bob and Ray – age 92 03 – Maurice White, Musician / songwriter – founding member of Earth, Wind & Fire – age 74 03 – Joe Alaskey, Voice Actor – Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Sylvester, Tweety – age 63 04 – Joe Dowell, Pop Singer – #1 hit song “Wooden Heart” (1961) – age 76 13 – Antonin Scalia, Supreme Court Justice – appointed by Ronald Reagan in 1986 – age 79 15 – George Gaynes, Actor – Commandant Eric Lassard on the Police Academy series – age 98 15 – Vanity, Actress/Singer – lead for girl group Vanity 6; girlfriend and muse of Prince – age 57 19 – Harper Lee, Novelist – Pulitzer Prize for fiction (1961) for novel “To Kill a Mockingbird” – age 89 22 – Yolande Fox, Singer – Miss America 1951 and sang opera – age 87 22 – Sonny James, Country Music Singer/Songwriter – the first teenage country crossover #1 single “Young Love” – age 87 24 – Lennie Baker, Musician – 1950s music tribute group and TV show Sha-Na-Na (1969-2000) – age 69 25 – Tony Burton, Actor – boxing trainer to Apollo Creed and later Rocky in six “Rocky” movies – age 78 28 – George Kennedy, Actor – Academy Award for “Cool Hand Luke” also in all the “Airport” movies – age 91 29 – Gil Hill, Police Commander/Actor – Inspector Todd in three “Beverly Hills Cop” movies – age 84

MARCH 04 – Joey Martin Feek, C&W Muscian – husband and wife country duo “Joey + Rory” – age 40 06 – Nancy Reagan, First Lady of the U.S.(1981-1989) Husband, 40th President Ronald Reagan – age 94 08 – Sir George Martin, Producer for the “Beatles” albums, known as “The Fifth Beatle” – age 90 09 – Robert Horton, Actor – Flint McCullough in “Wagon Train” (1957-1962) – age 91 10 – Keith Emerson, Musician / keyboardist – created Emerson, Lake & Palmer rock group – age 71 13 – Adrienne Corri, Actress – Mrs. Alexander in A Clockwork Orange (1971) – age 85 16 – Frank Sinatra Jr., Singer – son of Frank Sinatra and a talented singer – age 72 17 – Larry Drake, Actor – Benny Stulwicz on L.A. Law (1987-1994) – age 66 18 – Joe Santos, Actor – Lieutenant Dennis Becker on The Rockford Files (19741980) – age 84 21 – Peter Brown, Actor – Deputy Johnny McKay in “Lawman” (1958-62) and Chad Cooper in “Laredo” (1965-67) – age 80 22 – Rob Ford, Politician – crack smoking Mayor of Toronto, Canada – age 46 22 – Richard Bradford, Actor – “Man in a Suitcase” on British ITC (1967) – age 81 22 – Phife Dawg, Singer – Rapper with the group A Tribe Called Quest, also known as “Five Foot Assassin” – age 45 23 – Joe Garagiola, Baseball Player – MLB catcher and announcer and television host – age 90 23 – Ken Howard, Actor – Coach Reeves on TV show “White Shadow” & President of SAG-AFTRA – age 71 24 – Earl Hamner, Jr., Writer/Producer – created “The Waltons” TV show – age 92 24 – Garry Shandling, Comedian – “Garry Shandling Show” and “The Larry Sanders” Show – age 66 27 – Mother Angelica, Franciscan Nun – founder of Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN) – age 92 28 – James Noble, Actor – Governor Gatling on “Benson” (1979-1986) – age 94 29 – Patty Duke, Actress – played identical cousins in “The Patty Duke Show” (1963-1966) – age 69

Gone But Not Forgotten Celebrity Deaths of 2016 APRIL 06 – Merle Haggard, C&W singer/songwriter – “I’m a Lonesome Fugitive”, “Okie From Muskogee” – age 79 12 – Anne Jackson, Actress – married to Eli Wallach who died in 2014 – age 90 17 – Doris Roberts, Actress – Marie Barone on “Everybody Loves Raymond” (1996–2005) – age 90 20 – Victoria Wood, English Comedienne/Actress – Britain’s most popular stand-up comic – age 62

21 – Prince, Musician – flamboyant on stage, seven Grammy Awards, “Purple Rain” – age 57 Lonnie (Mack) McIntosh, Guitarist – pioneered the ‘lead guitar solo’, “Wham!” & “Memphis” – age 74 23 – Madeleine Sherwood, Actress – Reverend Mother Placido in “The Flying Nun” (1967-70) – age 94 24 – Billy Paul, Singer – Grammy Award for “Me and Mrs. Jones” (1972) – age 81

MAY 08 – William Schallert, Actor – Martin Lane (Patty’s Father) on The Patty Duke Show – age 93 12 – Julius La Rosa, Singer – “Anywhere I Wander” fired by Arthur Godfrey on the air – age 86 19 – Morley Safer, Journalist – CBS News for 52 years (1964-2016), 60 Minutes for 46 years (1970-2016) won 12 Emmy Awards – age 84 19 – Alan Young, Actor – Wilbur Post on “Mr. Ed” (1961-66) – age 96 24 – Burt Kwouk, Actor – Cato in the “Pink Panther” films – age 85 27 – Mike Barnett, Singer – co-founder of the singing group “The Lettermen” – age 89


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JUNE 03 – Muhammad Ali, Professional Boxer – (formerly Cassius Clay) three time heavyweight champion (1964, 1974, and 1978), proclaimed “The Greatest” – age 74 10 – Gordie Howe, Hockey player – Detroit Red Wings for 25 seasons, 23-time NHL All-Star – age 88 13 – Michu Meszaros, Actor / Circus Performer – was the man in the ALF costume (ALF TV Show 1986-1990) – age 76 14 – Ann Guilbert, Actress – Millie Helper in The Dick Van Dyke Show and Yetta Rosenberg in The Nanny – age 87 14 – Ronnie Claire Edwards, Actress – Corabeth Walton Godsey on The Waltons (1972-81) – age 83 17 – Ron Lester, Actor – Billy Bob in movie “Varsity Blues” – age 45 19 – Anton Yelchin, Actor – Pavel Chekov in three Star Trek movies (2009-16) – age 27 27 – Mack Rice, Song writer – “Mustang Sally” & “Respect Yourself” – age 82 28 – Scotty Moore, Guitarist – backed Elvis in early recordings and pioneered new styles – age 84 28 – Buddy Ryan, NFL Football Coach – while defensive coordinator for Chicago Bears invented the 46 defense – age 85 28 – Pat Summitt, NCAA Basketball Coach – University of Tennessee Woman’s team (1974 – 2012) the winningest NCAA coach ever – age 64

JULY 02 – Michael Cimino, Writer/Director – “Deer Hunter”, “Thunderbolt and Lightfoot” – age 77 02 – Elie Wiesel, Jewish Writer/political activist – Holocaust survivor, and Nobel Laureate – age 87 02 – Teddy Rooney, Actor/Musician – son of Mickey Rooney and Martha Vickers – age 66 03 – Noel Neill, Actress – Lois Lane in “Adventures of Superman” (1952-58) – age 95 06 – Danny Smythe, Musician – founding member of the Box Tops (Devilles) “The Letter” (1967) – age 67 16 – Bonnie Brown, C&W Muscian – family musical group The Browns “The Three Bells” – age 77 19 – Garry Marshall, Writer/Producer/Actor – created “Happy Days”, “Mork & Mindy”, “Laverne & Shirley” – age 81 27 – Jerry Doyle, Actor – Michael Garibaldi in “Babylon 5” (1994–98) – age 60 30 – Gloria DeHaven, Actress/Singer – “So This Is Paris”, “The Girl Rush” – age 91

AUGUST 02 – David Huddleston, Actor – Character actor “Santa Claus: The Movie” – age 85 03 – Ricci Martin, Entertainer – son of Dean Martin – age 62 06 – Pete Fountain, Jazz Musician – played with both Al Hirt and Lawrence Welk – age 86 11 – Glenn Yarbrough, Singer – The Limeliters (1959-63) “Baby the Rain Must Fall” – age 86 13 – Michel Richard, Chef/Restaurateur – restaurant Citrus in L.A. and 5 other cities – age 68 13 – Kenny Baker, Actor – played R2-D2 in the Star Wars franchise also played Paploo, the Ewok – age 81 14 – Fyvush Finkel, Actor – lawyer Douglas Wambaugh on “Picket Fences” – age 93 19 –Jack Riley, Actor – Elliot Carlin on “The Bob Newhart Show” – age 80 23 – Steven Hill, Actor – District Attorney Adam Schiff on “Law & Order” (19902000) – age 94 25 – Jeanne Martin, Model – Orange Bowl Queen (1947) & Dean Martin’s wife – age 89 25 – Marvin Kaplan, Actor – telephone worker Henry on the TV show “Alice” – age 89

29 – Gene Wilder, Actor – Blazing Saddles (1974), Young Frankenstein, Willy Wonka – age 83


Gone But Not Forgotten Celebrity Deaths of 2016 SEPTEMBER 01 – Jon Polito, Actor – Steve Crosetti on “Homicide: Life on the Street” – age 65 06 – Hugh O’Brian, Actor – starred in TV series “The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp” (1955–1961) – age 91 09 – James Stacy, Actor – Johnny Madrid Lancer on “Lancer” (1968-’70) – age 79 17 – Charmian Carr, Actress – Liesl Von Trapp (eldest daughter) in The Sound of Music – age 73 24 – Bill Nunn, Actor – Robbie Robertson in Spider-Man film trilogy – age 63 25 – Jean Shepard, C&W Singer/Songwriter – Pioneered C&W for women, “A Dear John Letter” – 82 25 – José Fernández, Baseball player – starting pitcher for the Miami Marlins and Cuban refugee – age 24 25 – Arnold Palmer, Golfer – One of the greatest golfers ever, did more to popularize the sport than any other golfer – age 87 28 – Shimon Peres, Statesman – President of Israel (2007-’14), Prime Minister twice, held various offices from 1959-2007 – age 93

OCTOBER 21 – Kevin Meaney, Comedian – “Uncle Buck” in the TV series by the same name – age 60 23 – Pete Burns, Singer/Songwriter – founded the band Dead or Alive, “You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)” – age 57 24 – Bobby Vee, Singer – “Take Good Care of My Baby”, “The Night Has a Thousand Eyes” – age 73 30 – Tammy Grimes, Stage Actress – Molly in “The Unsinkable Molly Brown” – age 82


NOVEMBER 03 – Kay Starr, Singer – “Wheel of Fortune” and “The Rock And Roll Waltz” – age 94 07 – Janet Reno, Attorney General of the United States 1993-2001 nominated by President Bill Clinton – age 78 07 – Leonard Cohen, Poet / Songwriter – “Suzanne”, “Hallelujah” and “Bird on the Wire” – age 82 11 – Robert Vaughn, Actor – Napoleon Solo in “The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (1964’68) – age 83 13 – Leon Russell, Musician / Songwriter – “A Song for You”, “Tight Rope” and “This Masquerade” – age 74 14 – Gwen Ifill, Journalist – “Washington Week” and “PBS NewsHour” on PBS – age 61 15 – Holly Dunn, C&W Singer / Songwriter – “Are You Ever Gonna Love Me” and “You Really Had Me Going” – age 59 24 – Florence Henderson, Actress / Singer – Carol Brady on “The Brady Bunch” (1969 to 1974) – age 82 25 – Fidel Castro, Dictator – Prime Minister then President of Cuba from 1959-2008 then gave same powers to his brother – age 90 25 – Ron Glass, Actor – Det. Ron Harris on “Barney Miller” (1975-1982) – age 71 26 – Fritz Weaver, Actor – Dr. Josef Weiss in the mini series “Holocaust” – age 90 28 – Van Williams, Actor – Kenny Madison in “Bourbon Street Beat” (1959) & “Surfside 6” (1960) – age 82 28 – Jim Delligatti, McDonald’s franchisee – created The Big Mac – age 98 30 – Keo Woolford, Actor – Det. Chang on Hawaii Five-0 (2010 version) – age 49 30 – Grant Tinker, Television executive – Chairman and CEO of NBC (1981-’86) married to Mary Tyler Moore (1962-’81) – age 90



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Gone But Not Forgotten Celebrity Deaths of 2016 DECEMBER 03 – Don Calfa, Actor – Paulie the hitman in “Weekend at Bernie’s” (1989) – age 76 03 – Billy Chapin, Actor – Little John Harper in “The Night of the Hunter” (1955) – age 72 07 – Greg Lake, Musician – founding member of Emerson, Lake & Palmer “Lucky Man” – age 69 08 – Joseph Mascolo, Actor – Stefano DiMera on “The Days of Our Lives” (1982-’85) & (1993-2001) – age 87 08 – John Glenn, WWII & Korean War Fighter Pilot. Marine Colonel. NASA Astronaut. Senator from Ohio (1974-99). Married for 73 yrs – first American to orbit the Earth (1962) – age 95 12 – Jim Lowe, Singer – biggest hit “The Green Door” (1956) – age 93 13 – Alan Thicke, Actor – Jason Seaver, the father on “Growing Pains” (1985-’92) – age 69 14 – Bernard Fox, Actor – Dr. Bombay in “Bewitched” and Colonel Crittendon in “Hogan’s Heroes” – age 89 15 – Craig Sager, Sports Reporter – best known for covering the NBA and for his loud suits – age 65 18 – Zsa Zsa Gabor, Hungarian Actress and Socialite – Moulin Rouge (1952), married nine times to mostly wealthy men – age 99 18 – Gordie Tapp, Entertainer – wrote and acted on “Hee Haw” – age 94 20 – Michèle Morgan, French Actress – Joan of Paris (1942), Higher and Higher (1943) – age 96 24 – Rick Parfitt, Musician/Songwriter – rock band Status Quo; “Pictures of Matchstick Men” – age 68 25 – George Michael, Singer/Songwriter – #1 hits; “Faith”, “I Want Your Sex”, “Careless Whisper” – age 53

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