Every day we have a choice. We can support an up and coming podcaster, try a new family-run restaurant, join a boutique gym started by a local fitness champ or we could keep giving away our money to the handful of giants who already control so much of our commerce. Our daily decisions impact the kind world we live in; if we want a world where small businesses are growing and artists and creatives are thriving then we should support them with our time, money and attention. We’re proud to highlight inspiring creatives and entrepreneurs each week in Hidden Gems series. Check out some of Buckhead’s gems below.
As a high school kid, I was into a lot of stuff dealing with technology like video editing, 3D art, photoshop, etc. I came across FL Studio when Southside and Lex Luger was making beats on Waka Flocka tour bus. I’d say that was about seven years ago, and everyday I just use to watch beat tutorials, try to remake beat. Read more>>
I started my Journey with Modeling in October of 2018 with the sole purpose of gaining self-confidence. I’ve always struggled with Mental Illness and stepping out of my comfort zone was terrifying but once I did, I realized how many people I was able to help step out of theirs. I decided that I would make it my goal. Read more>>
Growing up in an immigrant home as a second-generation Korean American in Atlanta, GA, there were many challenges that I faced. Some of those struggles included cultural differences, unmet expectations, and a language barrier with my parents. Often feeling a tension between both cultures. Read more>>
I had a very interesting start into the wedding and event industry nearly ten years ago. I remember one day going door to door to floral shops in the city asking if I could just work for free and shadow them. I was eager and passionate and wouldn’t take no for an answer. Read more>>
I am a Platinum/Billboard Producer and Engineer. I am 26 years old and originally from Philadelphia, PA. My passion for music started burning at an early age. My initial dream was to become a singer like Alicia Keys; she was an idol of mine as a child and I would always hear how we resembled one another. Read more>>
It was my great uncle who taught me how to use a camera at my great grandparent’s West Virginia home, but it was my high school yearbook advisor who put a camera in my hand and actually made me use it. She had me photograph whatever was needed for our pages. Read more>>