Darian “Big Tigger” Morgan
Darian “Big Tigger” Morgan has earned his place as one of the most distinctive broadcast personalities. Tigger’s dedication, business savvy, community involvement, and love for music are just a few reasons for his longevity and recognition as one of the most impactful media talents.
Currently, the host of a show that bears his name, “The Morning Culture with Big Tigger” on V-103 (WVEE-FM) in Atlanta, Tigger connects with millions of loyal fans Monday through Friday from 6-10 a.m. Listeners that “Tune In And Turn Up”, get a daily dose of the hottest music, the latest entertainment news, and an inside look behind the music.
Tigger offers a different viewpoint because his reputation affords him the trust of and access to some world’s biggest entertainers.
While many people may know Tigger as the face of the longest-running, nationally televised hip-hop show, BET’s “Rap City: Tha Bassment” and the hit show “106 & Park”, It’s his stellar reputation and hard work has led to numerous opportunities, accompanying successes across media platforms and an ever-growing fan base.
In 2003, He created and launched “Live in the Den with Big Tigger”, a three-hour, syndicated show that aired for more than 10 years in 67 markets and 3 countries until ending in 2013. He saw similar success with “Direct Access with Big Tigger”, a weekly TV show which earned him an Emmy in 2013.
A natural in front of the camera and a BET fan favorite, Tigger is the go-to host for BET Network specials. For example, he has hosted the “BET Awards Post Party Live” since 2009. In 2012, he co-hosted the “BET Awards Red Carpet Show” and was the voice and co-host of the “Soul Train Awards” in 2011, 2013, 2014, and 2015. Tigger was featured as one of 4 “Bosses” on Oxygen’s “Like A Boss” in 2017 and has also been featured on a variety of current shows from Real Housewives of Atlanta, Love and Hip Hop Atlanta, as well as the Xscape Still Kickin’ It, T.I.’s Family Hustle, Growing Up Hip Hop ATL, and K. Michelle: My Life. Recently, Tigger has additionally taken on the silver screen with a role in his first film for UPTv’s “Where’s The Love” in which he played “Rod” as well as a role in VH1’s Drumline: A New Beat where he played himself.
When he isn’t on the radio, on TV, or on a film set, Tigger is making noise as the Official DJ & Music Director of the NBA’s Atlanta Hawks. He is in constant demand by professional and collegiate sports teams, celebrities, and leading consumer brands like Coca Cola, Macy’s, Ciroc, and Nike to bring the music to live events.
Charity is central to who Big Tigger is.
His creation of The Big Tigger Foundation Inc. (BTF), a non-profit organization dedicated to strengthening diverse urban communities through proactive, innovative programming. Based in the belief that knowledge is the key to improving issues affecting the community, BTF's focus is two-fold; to increase public awareness of HIV/AIDS by funding educational initiatives targeting prevention, and to improve quality of life for youth and by supporting programs that focus on literacy, self-esteem, and physical fitness. Additionally as a member-only the 100 Black Men of Atlanta, he mentors a variety of young African American kids.
When not at work, Big Tigger can be found motorcycling, bicycling, scuba diving, or being an avid sports fan.
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Patricia Williams (aka Ms. Pat)
Patricia Williams (aka Ms. Pat) is a comedian, author, podcaster, and actress. In August 2021, Pat’s multi-cam sitcom “The Ms. Pat Show” premiered on BET+ with the series being picked up for a second season within weeks. In September 2021, Pat returned to her hometown of Atlanta to tape her first hour standup special, which will premiere on Netflix in 2022. In 2017, she published her memoir “Rabbit” with Harper Collins, which chronicled her life. “Rabbit” was nominated for an NAACP Award for Outstanding Literary Work and Rotten Tomatoes included it on their list of “Books Becoming TV Series We Cannot Wait to See.” In addition to her other projects, Ms. Pat has long been a favorite with standup critics and fans. In 2019, she was hailed by Variety as a “Top 10 Comic to Watch.” She has appeared on Netflix’s “The Degenerates” and Larry Charles’ “Dangerous World of Comedy,” Comedy Central’s “This Is Not Happening,” NBC’s “Last Comic Standing,” and Nickelodeon’s “Mom’s Night Out.”
A singer, dancer and actress, Shamea Morton is a former member of the quartet Co-Ed, whose hit “Roll Wit Me,” was named to Billboard’s Hot R&B/Hip-Hop singles chart. She joined the Atlanta Hawks cheerleading squad from 2003-2014, cheered for the Atlanta Falcons for five seasons, including 2011 and 2012 as captain, and danced for the Georgia Force Arena Football League for four seasons.
Morton, who made Jezebel Magazine’s annual Most Beautiful Atlantan’s list in 2012, studied Improv at the renowned Nick Conti’s Professional Actor’s Studio and took acting classes at the Alliance Theater in Atlanta. She has appeared in the critically hailed film “Drumline.” Other appearances include “Lesson Love,” Alliance Theater’s play “Olympic Village,” “Illusions,” “Dark Child,” Tyler Perry’s play “The Haves and the Have Nots” and movie “Temptation,” as well as TLC biopic “Crazy, Sexy, Cool,” “Ride Along 2” and “Meet the Blacks 2.” She joined the cast of the “Real Housewives of Atlanta” in Season 8 and is still casted as a friend of the show. She is the official in-game host of the NBA’s Atlanta Hawks and has been in this role for the past eight Before seasons. Morton hosted the 2021 NBA All Star Game. Morton, who studied Broadcast Journalism at Morris Brown College and holds a dual degree in Psychology and Sociology from Georgia State University, is also a contracted interpersonal life coach and consultant for law firms in the metro Atlanta area and major corporations.