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Art Terrell

Art Terrell is greatly recognized for his mesmerizing voice and captivating personality. As an Atlanta native, Terrell embraces the successful expansion of "urban" community, radio and music within the greater "ATL." No stranger to the urban radio scene or to Atlanta's African-American community, Terrell's radio career is permitting him to do what he loves while donating time to causes that are important to him like Atlanta homelessness and the Tsunami and Haitian relief efforts.

Art Terrell is the host for KISS 104.1's (WALR-FM) Afternoon Drive where he provides listeners with entertainment news, a little comic relief and an excellent mix of music every afternoon for their drive home from 3pm-7pm. Upon Terrell's arrival in the afternoon slot in October of 2004, WALR saw it's highest ratings ever in the daypart (25-54). Terrell became a contributor to the Atlanta radio community beginning with an internship with WVEE-FM while attending Mays High School in Atlanta. While continuing his career at WVEE he attended Georgia State University and hosted Atlanta's first hip-hop show, The Fresh Party. At WVEE, he also hosted Reggae Jammin' with Lil' John, The Quiet Storm and The House Party. After the launch of WHTA-FM, Terrell hosted The Morning Party-The Art Terrell and Felesha Love Show. While at WHTA, Terrell also acted as Sports Director and Co-Host and Co-Producer of The Ryan Cameron Morning Show while working along side and training then intern Chris "Ludacris" Bridges.

In 1996, station listeners nominated the Art Terrell for "the sexiest voice in Atlanta radio" gaining him notoriety in Atlanta. Terrell has also produced music and studio commercials for the music industry's top artists like Aaliyah, Usher, 112 and many more. He also acted as a host for Atlanta's first TV dance show, Atlanta Jams.

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MARCH 25, 2015 ATLANTA   Fulton County Superior Court Judge Jerry Baxter gives a response to a jury question on evidence Wednesday. A jury of six men and six women deliberate for a fourth day in the Atlanta Public Schools test-cheating trial on Wednesday, March 25, 2015.  A quick verdict is unlikely as the jurors sort through roughly five months of testimony against 12 former educators accused of engaging in a racketeering conspiracy to inflate test scores. (Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Kent D. Johnson, Pool)

APS cheating scandal sentence reduction.

Judge Jerry Baxter reduces sentences of APS educators Tamara Cotman, Michael Pitts and Sharon Davis-Williams from 20 years with 7 to serve down to 10 years with 3 to serve. Judge Baxter said he was "not comfortable" with the sentence he gave them earlier this month.  http://link.brightcove.com/services/player/bcpid836827756001?bctid=4207036347001

Photo credit: WMAR-TV / YouTube

Baltimore mom straightens her son out.

Did this mother do the right thing? This Baltimore mother saw her son throwing rocks at police on the news, marched straight down to the mall to get him and gave him a few right hooks. YES, she did the right thing!!! If we had more mothers like this we wouldn't ...

President Barack Obama arrives for the White House Correspondents' Association dinner at the Washington Hilton on April 25, 2015, in Washington.

The President shows off his comedic talents.

I love when President Obama gets to share his comedic talents. My favorite joke from the White House Correspondents Dinner was "bucket list". 'Do you have a bucket list?' I say, well I have something that rhymes with bucket."Immigration executive action? "Bucket!" Stricter climate rules. "Bucket!" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R1LY7GAdP8g

Pole dancing with a baby on your back? (video)

Flag on the play!!! I’m all for a good pole dance but don’t put the baby in danger. Even though it’s done tastefully I just think the baby is in harm’s way with his or her head jerking around like a rag doll so I would have to say FOUL!!! ...

This is an April 16, 2014, file photo showing Charlotte Bobcats owner Michael Jordan watching during the first half of an NBA basketball game between the Bobcats and the Chicago Bulls in Charlotte, N.C. Michael Jordan and two other NBA owners have joined Forbes’ annual list of the world’s billionaires. Forbes said March 2, 2015, that Jordan’s net worth is estimated at $1 billion, thanks to his well-timed investment in the Charlotte Hornets. 

How the LA Clippers made Michael Jordan a billionaire. (video)

Congrats to Michael Jordan on becoming one of 291 new billionaires. We know Mike made a lot of money on the court and with brand Jordan with Nike but how did the LA Clippers have a part in giving Mike billionaire status??? Check out the video. http://link.brightcove.com/services/player/bcpid3631336299001?bctid=4089805490001

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 25:  Actress Halle Berry poses backstage at the 2011 FiFi Awards at The Tent at Lincoln Center on May 25, 2011 in New York City.  (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

What is Halle Berry's passion project?

Who knew??? Halle Berry has a "passion project" and it's to bring the story of author/ activist Angela Davis to the big screen and star in the feature. Halle told The Guardian, "I really would love to one day tell the story of Angela Davis. I don’t think she wants ...

Erykah Badu is always good for a laugh. (video)

Happy 43rd birthday to the one and only Erykah Badu. Ms Badu is always good for a great laugh, she recently jumped in on a news report while being stuck in DFW airport.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iAbhup9R-CQ

HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 22: Actress Zendaya attends the 87th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 22, 2015 in Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Zendaya responds to Giuliana Rancic's locs comment.

Shout out to Zendaya for coming back in a classy way after Fashion Police host Giuliana Rancic commented, “I feel like she smells like patchouli oil… or maybe weed.” The statement was made because Zendaya's hair was in locs. Zendaya went to Instagram and posted among other things, "I don't ...

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries - Cicely Tyson, A Trip to Bountiful.  Actress Cicely Tyson poses in the press room during the 4th Annual Critics' Choice Television Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on June 19, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California.  (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images for Critics' Choice Television Awards)

Cicely Tyson still rocks a scene. (video)

I don't know about you but seeing Cicely Tyson (Mama Ophelia) and Viola Davis (Annalise Keating) in those scenes together on "How To Get Away with Murder" was very powerful. Some of the best acting I've seen on television in a while. I LOVED IT! Art #DriveTimeLive Here are a ...

Talib Kweli gives 100k to protestors.

Big shout out to rapper and activist Talb Kweli for giving 100k to Ferguson protesters and the #BlackLivesMatter movement. The money was collected through his Action Support Committee which was funded via crowd funding site Indigogo. ASC's goal was 25k but they raised 112k which will go towards bail and ...