Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Gocha's Breakfast Bar Grand Opening By: Stephaniee of My Hart Ent.

Gocha's Breakfast Bar Grand Opening

Last Tuesday on January 12, 2021 Gocha held her Grand Opening of her 2nd location of Gocha's Breakfast Bar in Fayetteville, GA. Excellent location in Fayetteville, on the deeper South Side of Atlanta. You can get great customer service and phenomenal breakfast or lunch at great prices.  Gocha had the Mayor of Fayetteville in the house to help her cut the ribbon to her new establishment, he also gave her the coin to the city so hopefully she continues her business and not look back.  Gocha has moved on from her long legacy in hair and stepped it up to her long life in the Breakast Bar area, still there with her is her daughter every step of the way, nothing like family support. Ceelo Green, Kandi, RL and Greg from Nancy's Pizza were just a few to grace the doorway of this establishment at the grand opening.  Check out the interview below. Congratulations Gocha much success. 

Monday, January 11, 2021

Salt & Peppa on Lifetime January 23 2021

 Salt N Pepa on Lifetime January 23, 2021 

Can you believe or are you ready to see what really went down with Salt N Pepa? Have you been watching WE TV to see what Pepa got going on in her regular life? Well it's coming to night time TV Salt N Pepa A LIFETIME Original Movie January 23, 2021. Will you all be watching? 

Friday, December 18, 2020

What to watch on Christmas WEEK on TV ONE



Airs: Sunday, December 20 at 6 a.m. ET until Sunday, December 26 to 12 a.m. ET

Christmas-themed episodes from the following sitcoms: 
Sanford & Son, Good Times, The Cosby Show, The Bernie Mac Show, All of Us, The Jeffersons, Family Matters 
and Living Single


Airs: Christmas Day, Friday, December 25 at 6 a.m. ET to 12 a.m. ET

6:00 a.m.
A Royal Family Christmas: The Royal siblings set aside their differences and join forces to help get their parents back together again in time for Christmas.
8:00 a.m.Dear Santa, I Need a Date tells the story of a pair of single siblings who place a bet on who can find a date to bring home for Christmas.

10:00 a.m.Merry Wishmas: When a successful businesswoman returns home for the holidays, she learns the transformational power of love hope and faith.

12:00 p.m.Coins for Christmas: Can the Christmas spirit help a struggling single mother forge a lasting friendship with her new arrogant former football player boss?

2:00 p.m.
Miss Me This Christmas: When the "perfect couple" fall apart, they must decide to move on or find their way back to love by Christmas.

4:00 p.m.You Can't Fight Christmas: When the Chestertown Hotel's future is placed in jeopardy, the historic site might become the location for the duel of the century.

6:00 p.m.A Christmas Blessing: Two people struggling to make sense of the world, find peace in each other's company.
8:00 p.m.Second Chance Christmas: When a tragic accident turns this new family upside down, they must adjust to their new dynamic to survive.

10:00 p.m.Christmas Dilemma: A newlywed couple cannot decide which in-laws to visit for Christmas, however their parents surprise them by showing up unannounced.

12:00 a.m.The Christmas Swap: When two brother's magically switch bodies, it will take a holiday miracle to change things back to normal.

(Click the links below to view TV One original holiday programming)

Saturday, November 21, 2020

C&D The Agency Celebrate their Launch

 Press Release:

C&D Logo.png

C&D | The Agency Celebrate Launch with Clients, Staff and VIPs at Private Atlanta Dinner

DSC_8015 rsz.JPG DSC_8077 rsz.JPG

The C&D Agency “dream team” (l-r): Adrianne Brown, Sandy Madanat, Dina Marto, Courtney Rhodes, Gabrielle Strickland; (pictured right) Kyion Williams and Dina Marto


Download the full gallery of photos HERE: [credit: Dylan York for C&D The Agency]


(ATLANTA) – November 19, 2020 – Happy National Women’s Entrepreneurship Day! Last night, the co-founders of C&D The Agency – Courtney R. Rhodes and Dina Marto – celebrated the launch of their all women-led management firm with a small dinner at the trendy Tropical√© in Atlanta.


Sponsored by C&D client Giovanni di Palma (owner of Little Italia Restaurants), the invite-only event toasted the agency’s clients and staff and set an optimistic tone for the future of the new company. Guests enjoyed a 3-course Cuban-inspired meal of lobster, bone-in filet monsieur, tiger prawns and oysters along with a playlist curated by five-time Grammy-winning producer and C&D client Tricky Stewart.


During a brief thank-you speech, Marto and Rhodes acknowledged their talented team members Kyion Williams (Director of Business & Finance at C&D), Adrianne Brown (Operations Coordinator), Sandy Madanat (Project Manager), and Gabrielle Strickland (Marketing & Media Relations Coordinator).


Additional C&D clients in attendance were entertainer/entrepreneur T.I., attorney James Walker (J. Walker & Associates), Dr. James Chappuis (founder, Spine Center Atlanta), and Steve Ewing (CEO, Wade Ford).


Special guests in the room included Rob Pitts (Chair, Fulton Co. Board of Commissioners), Reggie Rouse (VP Programming, Entercom), Audra Pittman (VP, SCAD Atlanta), attorney Sean Pittman (Pittman Law Group), Narcis Alikhani (Director of Marketing, Atlanta Hawks), entertainment attorneys Vince Phillips (Law Office of Vincent P. Phillips) and Leron Rogers (Partner, Fox Rothschild LLP), William “Bam” Sparks (co-founder, Trap Music Museum), Krystal Garner (GM, Trap Music Museum), Quinnie Jenkins (Southwest Airlines), and attorney Angela Ramson (Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig).


For more information on C&D | The Agency, visit canddtheagency.com.

Courtney - TI - Dina.jpg  DSC_8104 rsz.JPG DSC_8045 rsz.JPG
Courtney R. Rhodes, T.I., Dina Marto (left); Vince Phillips, Dina, Tricky Stewart (center); Attorney Stephen Forte, Courtney, Giovanni di Palma (right)

DSC_8092 rsz.JPG   DSC_8079 rsz.JPG   DSC_8048 rsz.JPG   DSC_8118 rsz.JPG
Dina, Steve Ewing, Courtney (far left); James Walker, Courtney (2nd); Dina, Dr. James Chappuis, Courtney (3rd); Krystal Garner, Dina, Bam Sparks (far right)

CD founders with Reggie Rouse rsz.JPG   DSC_8143 rsz.JPG
Dina, Reggie Rouse, Courtney (left); Courtney and Rob Pitts (right)



Founded in 2020, C&D | The Agency is an all women-led management agency that provides Marketing, Branding, Public & Media Relations services along with Project, Talent and Operations Management specializing in Business and Entertainment. Our mission is to empower, mentor and lead businesswomen to collaborate together and increase opportunity for minority women. We are dedicated to building brands and campaigns that are rooted in meaningful initiatives especially within the African-American and Multicultural communities. 



Courtney R. Rhodes is a branding and marketing expert, the founder of Digital CEO School and co-founder of C&D | The Agency based out of Atlanta, Ga. Equipped with an M.A. degree in Communications Design from the University of Baltimore, for 20+ years, she has worked with multi-million-dollar businesses in getting their marketing messages seen, heard, and experienced across television, radio, magazines, e-commerce, digital and social media platforms. After a rewarding career with Clear Channel Radio (now iHeart Media) as an Account Executive and General Sales Manager for radio stations and their digital counterparts, and CBS Television as an Account Manager for television, magazines, and digital media, she embraced entrepreneurship. As of today, she’s placed over 100 million dollars in advertising dollars across television, radio, digital, social and outdoor media. As the founder of Digital CEO School, through her Brandista platform, Courtney provides content, coaching, and online courses to help women build and monetize their personal brands by marketing and selling their expertise online. She's the author of Make Your Mark; Personal Branding through - On Purpose Living, which explores how to use your story, strengths, and authenticity as the foundation for career and personal fulfillment. Courtney has appeared on/in Huffington Post, Black Enterprise, CBS, NBC, Jezebel, the Atlantan, MadameNoire and others. She serves on the Board of Trustees at Bethune-Cookman University and has served as a brand influencer for the likes of Coca-Cola, Diageo, and The Fashion Institute of Technology.



Dina Marto is a seasoned entrepreneur, having shattered gender and ethnic glass ceilings during her nearly 20 years as a music executive and small business owner. She is co-founder of C&D  | The Agency, an all women-led management agency formed in partnership with marketing professional Courtney Rhodes. Prior to C&D, she founded Atlanta staple Twelve Music & Studios in 2012 and curated one of the South’s most sought-after creative environments to develop talent and produce Billboard-shattering hits. Previously, she served on the A&R team for music mogul Antonio “L.A.” Reid at Island Def Jam, acting as A&R coordinator for albums by Young Jeezy, Nas, Rick Ross, Janet Jackson, LL Cool J and more throughout a six year period. Currently, she manages a hand-selected group of talent, as well as consults emerging and established artists. Dina is on the management team for superstar Tip “T.I.” Harris and helped launch his popular podcast “expediTIously” which became #1 on Apple Podcasts. In 2015, Dina received a Proclamation from the City of Atlanta for her contributions to the music industry. Dina is a proud Palestinian who was born in Amman, Jordan and grew up in Marietta, Georgia. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Oglethorpe University.


Friday, November 20, 2020

Christmas Dilemma on TV ONE December 6, 2020

 Press Release:



Content Courtesy of TV One 

SILVER SPRING, MD - November 20, 2020 - TV One gears up for the holiday season with a programming slate full of original movies and marathons of some of America's beloved comedy classics. Kicking off the festive season are back-to-back marathons of popular sitcoms including, All of Us, airing on Thursday, November 26, Thanksgiving Day from 6 a.m. ET to 12 p.m. ET. The comedy continues with the classic sitcom The Bernie Mac Show on Friday, November 27from 6 a.m. ET thru Saturday, November 28 at 3 a.m. ET. We get an extra dose of fun with The Wayans Bros., and In Living Color from Saturday, November 28 at 12 p.m. ET to Sunday, November 29 at 3 a.m. ET. And closing out the Thanksgiving Weekend is The Jeffersons marathon on Sunday, November 29 at 6 a.m. ET to 12 p.m. ET.
In December, viewers can catch the premiere of TV One's original holiday film, CHRISTMAS DILEMMA airing on Sunday, December 6 at 7 p.m. ET/6C, immediately followed by an encore presentation at 9 p.m. ET/8C. The romantic comedy, directed by Essence Atkins, stars BJ Britt, Brittany Hall, Carl Anthony Payne II and Christopher B. Duncan. 

Just in time for Christmas, TV One will air additional festive marathons during Christmas Week including a marathon of the holiday episodes of Good Times, Sanford & Son, Family Matters, The Cosby Show, Living Single, and  One on One. The holly jolly, sitcom-episode marathon will begin on Sunday, December 20 at 6 a.m. ET.  

On Christmas Day, TV One will provide the gift of holiday joy with a 20-hour marathon of the network's original holiday movies that will air from 6 a.m. until 2 a.m. ET. Love and laughter will be on full display with this festive lineup which includes CHRISTMAS DILEMMA, A ROYAL FAMILY CHRISTMAS, MISS ME THIS CHRISTMAS, CHRISTMAS SWAP, MERRY WISHMAS, YOU CAN'T FIGHT CHRISTMAS, COINS FOR CHRISTMAS, SECOND CHANCE CHRISTMAS, A CHRISTMAS BLESSING, DEAR SANTA I NEED A DATE starting Friday, December 25 at 6 a.m. through 12 a.m. ET.

(New Original Holiday Movie)

Premieres: Sunday, Dec. 6 at 7 p.m. ET/6C with an encore presentation at 9 p.m. ET/8C

A newlywed couple struggle to figure out which parents they should spend their first Christmas with, unbeknownst to them, the decision is made for them when their families show up at their home unexpectedly.