Michael Gidewon Wiki – Michael Gidewon Biography
The co-owner of a popular Atlanta nightclub was shot dead right outside his establishment on Saturday, February 4. The Fulton County Medical Examiner’s Office identified Michael Gidewon as the man discovered outside the Republic Lounge, located at 990 Brady Avenue NW near 11th Street NW.
According to the Republic Lounge website, Gidewon has been a nightlife entrepreneur for the past 35 years. He started the business after escaping from Eritrea, an East African country, with his younger brother, Alex.
The brothers started out as valets to gain experience in the nightlife industry, eventually gaining enough information to run their individual clubs, which were a block apart. Gidewon is reportedly survived by his 4 children who are in middle and high school, as well as his wife, Selam, according to Fox News.
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According to Atlanta police, someone was kicked out of the nightclub for being intoxicated and allegedly returned with a gun, shooting Gidewon to death. Zone 5 officers responded to the club at 990 Brady Ave, NW at 6:55 a.m. in response to reports of a shooting. Officers arrived on scene and found Gidewon, 50, unconscious with a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene by medics. The department’s Homicide Unit is currently investigating the shooting. No suspects have been arrested and the motive is not yet known.
The Republic Lounge is located in the western area of Home Park, home to an eclectic mix of popular nightlife establishments, restaurants, mixed-use developments, and other businesses. The about us section of the nightclub’s website states: “Atlanta nightlife has a new gold standard:
Welcome to Republic Lounge! Conveniently located in West Midtown, on the edge of one of the fastest growing luxury communities, we’ve created the perfect setting for everything from casual drinks with friends to invite-only, star-studded red carpet events, and everything in between. ”.
“If you’re looking to get the most out of your night, look no further! Stepping through our opulent 1847 Lounge, you’ll immediately feel the soul of Atlanta’s heritage sweep over you. But as the night wears on, you’ll quickly understand why the entire city is lining up to become a citizen of the Republic.” Meanwhile, Gidewon and his Republic Lounge became more famous after he was seen socializing with renowned musicians like TI, Young Jeezy, Usher, Nelly, Jermaine Dupri, Lil Baby, Ludacris, etc. Gidewon also held hundreds of celebrity nights and club appearances. Gidewon’s younger brother Alex is also currently the head of AG Entertainment.Read More…..