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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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Music group New Edition arrive at the 21st annual ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. on Monday, June 23, 2008. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)

Bobby Brown quits New Edition tour. (video)

A video surfaced of the group performing in Mississippi last week,  Bobby Brown appeared to be very winded and walked off stage as the group continued the dance routine to "If It Isn't Love" which is very intense choreography.  Following the release of the video Bobby has announced he’s leaving ...

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - OCTOBER 04:  Honoree Kerry Washington arrives at Variety's 5th Annual Power of Women event presented by Lifetime at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel on October 4, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California.  (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images for Variety)

A record 11 Emmy noms for African Americans

Congrats to Kerry Washington (Scandal), Don Cheadle (House of Lies), Chiwetel Ejiofor (Dancing on the Edge) and Idris Elba (Luther) for the Emmy noms actress in a drama series, actor in a comedy series and actor in a miniseries or a movie. A record 11 African Americans actors and actress ...

Kerry Washington as Olivia Pope in a scene from the May “Scandal” season finale.

Kerry Washington's "Scandal" clothing line set to debut this fall.

We all know Olivia Pope is one stylish woman but ladies will you buy a "Scandal" clothing line?  Kerry Washington's 42-piece Scandal Collection will debut this fall in Limited stores nationwide at a mall near you with pieces ranging from $49 to $248 bucks. It’s like raiding Olivia Pope’s closet. ...

Zendaya says she's right for the Aaliyah biopic

17 year old singer and actress Zendaya (Dancing with the Stars, Disney) has been chosen to play Aaliyah in the Lifetime biopic "Aaliyah: Princess of R&B" this fall. Zendaya will record 4 Aaliyah songs for the movie. Many of us first learned of Zendaya on DTWS and she's a very ...

Kevin Durant's MVP speech was one of the best. (video)

CONGRATS to Kevin Durant for winning his first MVP but what he impressed me most was how he spoke of his MOM, family and team. If the writers in OKC continue to trip I would LOVE to see this brother in a HAWKS uniform. LOL Wishful thinking. Art This part ...

We may see a "Soul Train" musical on Broadway.

Looks like the Don Cornelius "Soul Train" story may be headed to the big lights of Broadway if one producer has his way. I would love to see this in the big apple but it wouldn't be "Soul Train" without Fred Berry pop locking, Lou Ski jumping and the 'Asian ...

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 19:  Phylicia Rashad attends "Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet" Broadway opening night at The Richard Rogers Theater on September 19, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Rob Kim/Getty Images)

Phylicia Rashad says current shows don't compare to The Cosby Show.

  While talking about her new film with Halle Berry, "Frankie and Alice", Phylicia Rashad was asked does the current group of sitcoms compare to the Cosby Show and without hesitation she shouted, “Oh! No comparison,”. Mrs Rashad went on to say drama appeals to emotion while comedy appeals to ...

PFUNGSTADT, GERMANY - JULY 11: Kindergarten teacher Jennifer Karbot plays with her group 'ghosts' with red pillows in a Kindergarten (Kita) on July 11, 2013 in Pfungstadt, Germany. According to numbers which were published by German Family minister Kristina Schroeder, the country reached a family-friendly milestone in boosting the number of child care places. More than 800,000 creche spots for under-three-year-olds would be available in the year starting August 1, surpassing a government target by about 30,000. (Photo by Thomas Lohnes/Getty Images)

Should a 3 year old be expelled for using a curse word in daycare?

3 year old Arianna was expelled from a faith based San Antonio daycare facility for using the "S word". Jubilee Child Development Center said they had to expel Arianna because she laughed after she said the word which means she may do it again. Are you kidding me ? SMH! ...

Kwasi Enin, 17, of Long Island, has been accepted to all eight of the nation's most selective institutions.

This young man was accepted to all 8 Ivy League Schools.

In the age of reality tv it seems like negative press is everywhere and GOOD NEWS is often overlooked but today I bring you the INCREDIBLE story of a 17 year old young man from Long Island named Kwasi Enin. Kwasi received letters of acceptance from all 8 Ivy League ...

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and wife Sarah-Elizabeth welcomed a daughter, Maria Kristan Reed, on Thursday.

The Mayor is off the market.

Congrats to Mayor Kasim Reed and Sarah-Elizabeth Langford (daughter of the late State Senator Arthur Langford) on their engagement and news of their first child. The Mayor popped the question over the weekend in the Bahamas, that's how you do it!  BEAUTIFUL COUPLE! Atlanta’s most eligible political leader, Mayor Kasim ...