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Germaine Moody “The King of Networking” Bringing People Together To Create Business Opportunities Through Divine Connections

Germaine Moody  Photo by PRweb

Germaine Moody
Photo by  prweb.com (c) 2014

If you missed the networking event this year in Atlanta, then you missed a grand event. Germaine Moody strikes again! He has created fabulous events for the past five years, events that has earned him the title “The King of Networking.” Germaine Moody’s networking event attracts people from all over country and around the world.  Listen as Judy Jones the gracious host of WAEC am Love 860 discuss Moody’s book,  networking event, wine label, successful ventures and Germaine, the man.

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Germaine, Judy, Chris (c)2013 Photo by D. Garvin

The Judy Jones Show WAEC am Love 860

This year’s Pre-Grammy networking event was kicked off in Atlanta in January 2014. It’s the launch of Moody’s fifth annual world tour event where entertainment industry professionals of all genres come together to network, connect and celebrate one another’s accomplishments. The tour will not only travel around the country, but around the world including places such as Paris, London, Canada, and Johannesburg just to name a few.

Judy Jones & Germaine Moody Interview by Dawn on Vimeo.

Moody’s Red Carpet Pre-Grammy Event has brought together industry professionals ranging from Music to film and fashion to sports all in the name of networking and if you missed Atlanta’s networking event, fear not, there is more to come from Germaine Moody.

Moody’s not only known as the king of networking, he’s also known for his inspirational writings, including one of his most recent books “50 Seeds of Greatness which was selected to go to the Guinness Book of World Records for having the most contributors to a book ever from over 100 countries, so stay tuned for that. With all that he has accomplished in such a short period of time, it’s a pretty sure bet that he will add the world record to his list of accolades. He’s an inspiration to us all, so to those who feel that you are too small to do great things, just take notes from Germaine Moody.  He trusted God, believed in himself, moved in his purpose & created greatness while making divine connections along the way.  Remember, ALL things are possible to those who believe. To learn more about Germaine Moody and his many books, go to moodtyme.wix.com  

50 seeds of greatness

You haven’t heard the last of the King of Networking, this young man is doing big things. Moody has his hands in some of everything, including his own wine label called Royal Moody Wine. “Most importantly, I will be introducing international wines to America” says Moody. So, be on the lookout for Germaine’s next venture. According to Moody events, Germaine states “I’m grateful for the opportunity to bring people together once again to create their own opportunities and expand their connections, this is really what life is all about.” For more information on Germaine Moody and his events, you can check out  germainemoodyevents.com, you haven’t heard the last of him yet, so stay tuned for an event near you.

 

King of Pops Third Annual Field Day Event, Atlanta

King of Pop’s Third Annual Event Raises Proceeds for a Community Organizations King of Pops 3rd Annual Field Day, is a free fun-filled family event that began three years ago.   This event is filled with carnival games, competitions, food trucks, live bands, surprise guests & much more, the best part is that it’s free to attend.   Not only was there free entry, but attendees also received tickets to try the King of Pops all natural handcrafted pops and a free game.  Now, that’s a great way to start the day on a beautiful Sunday afternoon.

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King of Pops Entry Sign into the Event, Atlanta (c) 2013 Photo by D. Garvin

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Parking for the bikers, Atlanta’s King of Pops Field Day. (c) 2013 photo by D. garvin

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Hundreds of bikers Parked for the festivities (c) 2013 Photo by D. Garvin

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Entering into the event.
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Arrival into the King of Pops (c) 2013 Photo by d. Garvin

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Free Entry to the event, can’t beat that for a family day out. (c) 2013 by D. garvin

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Attendees enjoying the taste of fabulous flavors of fruit pops at the Masquerade in Atlanta (c) 2013 photo by D. Garvin

Field Day is also a fundraiser for a local community project and proceeds made from the event will go to that community project.  The attendees are given a sheet with three community projects to choose from.  The program selected with the highest numbers of votes will receive the proceeds raised from the day’s event.

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The voting table to determine which community program wins the proceeds made this day. King of Pops at Masquerade in Atlanta. (c) 2013 Photo by D.Garvin

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The Crowd sitting watching the stage performance, Atlanta (c) 2013 King of Pops

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Food Truck serving natural foods at the King of Pops Field Day Masquerade, Atlanta Ga. (C) 2013 photo by D. Garvin

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Hot dog cart at the King of Pops Field Day event in Atlanta at the Masquerade (c) 2013 photo by D. Garvin

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Man selling/making hot dogs at the King of Pops Field Day event in Atlanta at the Masquerade (c) 2013 photo by D. Garvin

 

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Mmm…How bout a bite (c) 2013 King of Pops, Atlanta. Photo by D. Garvin

Who is the King of Pops? They are a company that turned fresh fruit into a frozen treat of 350 yummy flavors with an unusual twist.  Flavors with name that includes; Banana Puddin, Bear trap, blackberry ginger lemonade, chocolate sea salt, peach Jalapeno, coconut banana orange,  blueberry lemongrass, pear vanilla, and Kiwi banana honey just to name a few.  Their goal has always been to provide an ecologically responsible, fresh, all natural hand-made pops. They started with one cart and now has 15 plus 3-4 trucks.

According to King of Pop “We here at King of Pops take great pride in our community and want to help our schools, churches, clubs and other civic groups raise funds.  So we designed the KOP Fundraising Program to be simple, profitable and fun. When we went out to those first fundraising events and saw people lining up to purchase pops for a cause, we knew we did just that.” Attendees rave about how great the event is and how good it is to be able to bring the whole family, “it’s a way for the whole family to get out, have lots of fun and spend very little money.”  I will be back next year say’s Rena Killabrew of Atlanta.”

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Guitar player sitting at the entrance of the event plays for the people as they arrive & Leave,at the King of Pops Field Day event. (c) 2013 Photo by D. Garvin

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Clown sings for the crowd at the Masquerade, King of Pops in Atl. (c) 2013 Photo by D. Garvin

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(c)2013 Masquerade, Atl. Guitarist collects donations while he plays. King of Pops Field Day. Photo by D. Garvin

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Guitar player Field Day Event, Atlanta. (C) 2013 photo by D. Garvin

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Ashley and Amy tells of how much they enjoy the event and is there to kick back on a beautiful Sunday afternoon. (c) 2013

 

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Independent Talent Come Together To Introduce Angelic Singz To The Atlanta Trance Dance Music Scene

Angelic Singz 3 from Dawn on Vimeo.

Angelic Singz, another one of Atlanta’s independent talent working her way into the music Industry debuting her first single called Atl Pretty Girls. Although this is Angelic’s first song to be released under nuqis music.  According to her producer, Angelic is no stranger to music and she also has a background of opera singing under her belt.  She performed at the 2013 Black History Month Parade in Atlanta, and is now being groomed to create an image for mainstream music. Angelic is realizing that it takes more than just pretty voice to make it in this industry, but a recognizable image necessary. The look for the cover of the Atl Pretty Girl Remix was implemented by Ward, however the style was a creation of Angelic, the image was the driving force of nuqis music and the creative eye was for the photos was from A. LO Photography. The overall collaboration from the three helped to pull together a great look and image for Angelic and  the C D cover for Atl Pretty Girls remix.

Herman Ward fondly known to his peers as Kat, is a local producer who has come a long way in the years of working in the music industry. Ward has worked his way up from production technician on tours ranging from Neyo to Usher and Janet Jackson to Limp Bizkit, just to name a few. He’s has produced music ranging from Hip Hop, rock and funk. He say’s “the mixture of genres is the formula he uses to create his style of dance music for nuqis music.  Nuqis Music and Angelic joined forces in collaboration for the Song Atl Pretty girls, which he says is the “Anthem for the pretty girls of Georgia.”

Arioel Lopez, also known as A. LO, is a man of many talents, he’s not only a successful photographer with a creative eye, but is also a popular online radio host for independent artist called B100radio.com. A. LO also understands the importance of image from a perspective of both a photographer and a host for independent artists. He was hired to incorporate his skills and expertise to help make the vision come alive.

 

Wednesday Wind Down, Atlanta’s Free Annual Concert Series at Centennial Olympic Park

2013 Wind Down Wednesday at Centennial Olympic Park, Atlanta Ga from Dawn on Vimeo.

Wednesday Wind down has been a fun filled summer event held from the month of May-September for the past 15yrs years at Centennial Olympic Park. This event brings together up to 1500 people annually to enjoy the music that fills the atmosphere every Wednesday evening.  This week featured band is “The 6:30 band” with lead Singers Josh Bias and Angelica Tucker.

Centennial Olympic Park began hosting events sometime after the completion of renovation for the Olympic Games in 1996. There are several Atlanta Landmarks that surrounds the park including, Georgia World Congress CenterGeorgia DomePhilips Arena, CNN Center, Georgia Aquarium and the World of Coca-Cola.  According to Centennial Park, it sponsors “community-wide free events, including the Fourth of July Celebration, Wednesday Wind Down concert series and Fourth Saturday Family Fun Days. The Park also hosts festivals, fundraisers and private events.” These events plus daily traffic brings an estimated three million visitors through the park.

The City of Atlanta hosts & sponsors of the event are Nature Care, Valley Crest, TruGreen, Airtran, and WAOK & 104.7 Radio Stations.  A host of other sponsors throughout the years have brought the best in music and live entertainment, from both local and national Bands including Blues, funk, R&B, jazz and more.  This week’s show featured performance was from the 630 band.  Be on the look out for even greater performances and more fun in the sun in the years to come.

 

L. A. Jackson Celebrates The First Release of His Seven Volume Book “Musicology 2101”

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On September 14, 2013, Friends, family and music Industry players come together in support of L.A Jackson for his newly released book Musicology 2101 at his book signing party, the book was released earlier this year.  The event was held in Riverdale, Ga. a popular south side spot called Blitz Sports Bar & Grill. Also in attendance was Wade Jones, business partner/Co-Founder of the Peach City Record label. Jones and Jackson have formed not only a great business/partnership, but they’ve also formed a great friendship in the process, as Jones speaks highly of Jackson and shows strong support of  his book.

The book signing also included a sneak peek of a few of the artists on his Exposer 3, CD.  Artists include, Warren J. Gallimore, Kimosha Letoi, Lion Tafari, Elliot Holden, Doja and last but not least, Young Steve released through L.A Jackson’s own MKM Multi-Media Works Entertainment.  The book signing was also an opportunity to introduce a few of the artists that’s a part of the MKM Entertainment Company. It was a great turn out, lots of  fun, food, music and great performances, enough to satisfy the senses. To find out more information about what L.A Jackson, the artists on the compilation Exposer CD and“Peach City Records” are up to, check out his Facebook page.