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100 BLACK MEN OF ATLANTA, INC. NAMES ANTHONY FLYNN NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AND CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

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ATLANTA (July 5, 2018) – Anthony Flynn is the newly appointed Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the 100 Black Men Of Atlanta, Inc. (The 100), one of the city’s most influential African-American organizations focused on leadership development, educational support, economic empowerment, and health and wellness. In his role as Executive Director and COO, Flynn will oversee the day to day operations, strategic planning, external relations, and fundraising initiatives for The 100.
As a successful leader in the business world with numerous Fortune 100 giants (e.g. Kraft Foods, RJ Reynolds and 3M) and a pioneering executive in numerous, multi-million-dollar non-profit ventures, Flynn has a proven track record for converting ideas and theories to actionable achievements. He is the founder of The Gifted Education Foundation (www.iamgifted.org) which produces marketplace leaders from low-income communities across America. In its first three years of existence, the organization supported just over 100 students earning more than $18 million in scholarship. Its students have received full scholarships to Stanford, Dartmouth, Princeton, Emory, and more.
Mr. Flynn graduated from the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program in 2017 where he won the business pitch competition for his cohort. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Sales from The University of Memphis where he graduated as the top student in his major and he also holds a Master of Arts in Religion degree from Memphis Theological Seminary where he also graduated with honors.
He is also the author of two books: “The Execution Pipeline: A Step-by-Step Guide to Moving Your Business Idea From Dream to Reality” and “The Happiness Map: Finding Fulfillment in Work and Life” and has been a featured keynote speaker at Harvard University, Emory University, Georgia Tech, The University of Memphis, Biz1190 (Wall Street Journal syndicated radio show), Q Conference. He also serves as a coach and consultant to a number of high net-worth individuals, companies, professional athletes, small businesses, non-profit organizations and churches.
Originally from Memphis, TN, Flynn moved to Atlanta from Southern California 9 years ago with his wife of 17 years, son (15), and daughter (12).  In his TEDx talk “The Intangibles,” Flynn shares his personal story of poverty and addresses the criteria needed for students and families to escape the grip of detrimental generational cycles. Mr. Flynn’s unique perspective is one that Larry Johnson, Chairman Of The Board says will help expand the reach of the organization, “The 100 Black Men of Atlanta is fortunate to have found someone who has such a perfect combination of corporate and non-profit executive experience to lead our organization. Anthony Flynn is the right leader at the right time and we are confident that his innovative ideas, diverse management, and personal triumph will help to connect the organization with the people who we serve and expand the solid foundation we have achieved over the past thirty plus years.” Flynn will add value to The 100 by bringing his professional and personal experience to 100’s Project Success program which include: 100 Robotic Scholars Alliance (a S.T.E.M. program), B.E.S.T. Academy Pathways of Developmental Success (a leadership development program), and Project Success (a college preparatory and tuition assistance program). The program provides mentorship to at-risk youth living in vulnerable communities in the Atlanta metro area. In fact, 100% of the students who completeProject Success have graduated from high school and 80% have graduated from college in four years, far outpacing the national averages.
Beyond their impact to the community, Flynn is committed to expanding the reach of 100’s members. “Our members are some incredibly talented men, of high capacity, high stature, and high standard. It’s important that we leverage their capacity, skillset, and business acumen for the good of the organization and the communities we serve throughout the Atlanta Metro area,” shares Flynn. “Atlanta is a global city. There are a lot of people who have moved into the city and with that comes diversity of experiences, diversity of race, diversity of ideas and more. I’ve never seen so many high-powered and prominent African-Americans in roles of leadership making a tremendous impact in business, nonprofit, government, community. I’m very impressed with the levels of talent and business acumen in people of color in Atlanta,” shares Flynn. “I see my appointment as having an opportunity to leverage greatness in our city and also within the membership. There’s a lot of awesome things happening with the members themselves both individually and collectively and progressive initiatives happening on the ground in the trenches of the communities we serve. I look forward to tapping into our potential and taking 100 Black Men of Atlanta to the next level.”
Visit www.100blackmen-atlanta.org for information and to make charitable contributions to Project Success.
About 100 Black Men of Atlanta Inc.
100 Black Men of Atlanta, Inc. is a non-profit organization providing college preparatory services and mentorship to at-risk, Atlanta youth through its flagship program Project Success. Since its inception in 1987, 100% of the students who complete Project Success have graduated from high school and 80% have graduated from college in four years, far outpacing the national averages.
                              
Project Success is differentiated by the strength of its civic-minded mentors who comprise the membership of the organization. Members dedicate their time and talent to helping boys and girls break the cycles of poverty, under-achievement and violence that plague their communities thus enabling them to seek their highest potential.
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TIG RECORDS RELEASES HIGHLY ANTICIPATED NEW MIXTAPE “2 SIDES OF DA BOTTOM” BY ALABAMA NATIVES RUBBERBAND OG AND POSA

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Atlanta, GA (February 21st, 2020)—Think It’s A Game Records (TIG Records) the label
responsible for launching successful artists, Trinidad Jame$, Rich Homie Quan and YFN Lucci is
gearing up for their new artists’, Rubberband OG and Posa’s {pronounced Pah- Sah},
collaborative mixtape “2 Sides of Da Bottom”. The highly anticipated mixtape will be released
Friday, February 21, 2020 through TIG’s venture with Warner Records. The duo will be following
their mixtape release with a five city tour in Georgia and their home state of Alabama. Merging
two distinct and unique vocal sounds and easily relatable themes, this mixtape does not
disappoint.

STREAM AND DOWNLOAD 2 SIDES OF DA BOTTOM HERE
WATCH “ENEMIES” VIDEO HERE

ABOUT THE DUO
Label mates, Cortez Oates p/k/a Rubberband OG and Karvin Jones p/k/a Posa, may be new to
some, while considered artists on the rise by others, have created an early buzz with previous
solo efforts such as the Bout That Life mixtape by Rubberband OG (TIG Records) and Posa’s first
single, “In A Minute” featuring TIG label mate Q Money, followed by the 4 song introductory
Bolo EP. Rubberband OG, hailing from Montgomery, has garnered over 4 million plays on Apple
Music alone, meanwhile Posa from the smaller, coastal town, Mobile, has over 1.5 million video
views. Both are known in Alabama with an increasing fan base throughout the Southeast, which
this joint project will certainly expand the pairs’ following, lending anticipation to each artists’
solo project scheduled for Q2 2020.


ABOUT THE MIXTAPE “2 SIDES OF DA BOTTOM”

2 Sides Of Da Bottom features 10 strong tracks with track 6, “Enemies” as the initial focus.
Whether it came from a similar upbringing or the love for music, the duo had natural chemistry
in the studio. Bouncing ideas and melodies off of each other to make a strong cohesive project
with a diverse subject matter that reflects both artists, 2 Sides of Da Bottom was born.
The intro track, “Packs from Cali,” is one of Rubberband OG’s favorite tracks. The track is
a bop for the trappers, detailing the good, bad, and the ugly of the streets. Posa favors the most
introspective track on the album, “Burn One.” An anthem for smokers, Posa says, “I don’t really

smoke like that, but this is one of those songs where you see so much or you’re going through
so much that you just wanna burn one.” He explains that the song came from personal
experiences and how he learned how to release the pressure.
“One of my other favorites on the album is ‘Even Better,’” Posa says, “That was inspired
by real life,” he says with a laugh. The song is about a woman who is “even better,” than the girl
he had before her. “She cook even better, she listen even better” The song is destined to be on
regular rotation in Atlanta’s infamous strip clubs.
In the lead song, “Enemies,” the two alternate back and forth while lamenting the
inevitable, seeing friends turn into enemies. At just over two minutes, the track is impactful as
the album turns darker in the second half. “Enemies is just one of those songs where our styles
just fit together,” says Rubberband OG.
The second half of the album shows the personal growth of both artists. On “Use To,”
Rubberband OG takes the lead talking about his former life, “I done came a long way/I was
broke/in the trap hoping 12 don’t kick the door,” he raps on the bridge while trying out his own
singing style on the hook.
The last track, “Big Dogg Sh*t,” ends the album on a high note. One of the most
up-tempo songs on the album, it’s optimistic in its flow. “That’s the one right there,” Posa says,
“We’re letting you know, we ain’t leaving nothing on the table. We’re on everything. Whatever
you’re on, we’re on it.”
“On the album, you get both of our sides of one story,” says Posa, “We are two different
artists. We have two different styles, and deliveries, but we still come together to make one
solid project. We both are from the very bottom, and we’re giving you two sides of it.”

ABOUT TIG RECORDS
Think It’s A Game Records has become a powerhouse in the music industry because of the
motivation and drive of Founder and C.E.O. Girvan “Fly” Henry. The New York-born and
Atlanta-raised entrepreneur, mogul and philanthropist is the visionary behind Think It’s A Game
Records. Thanks to Fly and his team, Think It’s A Game Records has quietly grown from a local
label and management company into a multi-platinum hit-making powerhouse with major
distribution, numerous awards, and a place at the forefront of the culture.
2012 marked a mainstream breakthrough for the company. Trinidad James’s “All Gold
Everything” blew up as one of the biggest songs of 2012. Not only did it earn a gold plaque from
the RIAA, but an interpolation of the track featured in Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars’ mega-hit,
“Uptown Funk,” which scored GRAMMY® Awards in the categories of “Record the Year” and
“Best Pop/Duo Performance.” Meanwhile, Rich Homie Quan’s star skyrocketed. “Walk Thru”
reached gold status, while “Flex (Ooh, Ooh, Ooh)” went double-platinum and soared to #1 on
the radio. At the same time, TIG7 Publishing garnered a trio of BMI Awards in the category of
“Most Performed R&B/Hip-Hop Song” for “Flex (Ooh, Ooh, Ooh)”, YG’s “My Hitta” [feat. Rich
Homie Quan & Jeezy], and Rich Gang’s “Lifestyle.” In addition to BMI Awards, TIG7 Publishing
has received several awards and accomplishments for signed producer June James: Billboard
Top 40 Single with Travis Scott’s “Yosemite” which also went double platinum and Hot Single
100 with Yo Gotti’s “Put A Date On It”, certified platinum.
That success continued in 2017. Following years of development, “Fly” steered YFN Lucci to
stratospheric success. “Key To The Streets” [feat. Trouble & Migos], also produced by TIG’s
signed producer June James, marked the second consecutive #1 at radio, and it became
platinum. “Everyday We Lit”, produced by TIG’s signed producer June James, followed the third
consecutive #1 at radio, with a gold certification. Along the way, he orchestrated a high-profile
distribution deal for Think It’s A Game Records with Warner Bros. Records. Under this
partnership, Lucci’s full-length debut, Ray Ray from Summer Hill, captured spots in the Top 10

of the Billboard U.S. R&B/Hip-Hop and US Rap charts in addition to the Top 15 of the Top 200.
“Fly” has been personally featured by everyone from XXL, Black Enterprise, and BET to
HipHopDX and more.


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