Rolling Out http://rollingout.com Black News, Celebrity Videos, Entertainment, Business & Politics Mon, 27 Apr 2015 12:03:39 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Baltimore police admit to ‘mistakes’ leading to the death of Freddie Gray http://rollingout.com/news/baltimore-police-admit-mistakes-leading-death-freddie-gray/ http://rollingout.com/news/baltimore-police-admit-mistakes-leading-death-freddie-gray/#comments Mon, 27 Apr 2015 11:46:20 +0000 http://rollingout.com/?p=755802 After a week of protests in the wake of the death of Freddie Gray, Baltimore police have made admitted that “mistakes were made,” including failing to get medical assistance for Gray in a timely fashion. During a press conference on April 24, Police Commissioner Anthony Batts observed that Gray was not belted into a seat... Read more »

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How Kanye West helped Kim Kardashian accept Bruce Jenner’s transition http://rollingout.com/entertainment/kanye-west-helped-kim-kardashian-accept-bruce-jenners-transition/ http://rollingout.com/entertainment/kanye-west-helped-kim-kardashian-accept-bruce-jenners-transition/#comments Mon, 27 Apr 2015 11:40:47 +0000 http://rollingout.com/?p=755805 Sometimes Kanye West doesn’t get enough credit. For all his antics and larger-than-life persona, people sometimes forget that the writer of such songs as “Hey Mama” and “Family Business” can be a very compassionate and understanding man. One of the biggest revelations during Bruce Jenner’s recent landmark interview with Diane Sawyer was that it was none... Read more »

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Jay Z addresses Tidal naysayers in Twitter rant http://rollingout.com/music/jay-z-addresses-tidal-naysayers-twitter-rant/ http://rollingout.com/music/jay-z-addresses-tidal-naysayers-twitter-rant/#comments Mon, 27 Apr 2015 11:36:09 +0000 http://rollingout.com/?p=755800 Perhaps fed up with all the chatter that his music streaming service, Tidal, is tanking, Jay Z used Twitter on Sunday, April 26 to get some things off his chest and clear up misconceptions. The Roc Nation boss first sent a warning tweet that read “Stream of consciousness coming in 5, 4, 3, 2… #TidalFacts,”... Read more »

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Shots fired at Lil Wayne’s tour bus in Atlanta http://rollingout.com/music/shots-fired-lil-waynes-tour-bus-atlanta/ http://rollingout.com/music/shots-fired-lil-waynes-tour-bus-atlanta/#comments Mon, 27 Apr 2015 11:32:22 +0000 http://rollingout.com/?p=755798 The tour bus of embattled Young Money rapper Lil Wayne was shot at early Sunday morning in Cobb County, near Atlanta. Wayne had just finished performing at Atlanta hot spot Compound and was in one of two tour buses that were fired upon around 3:30 a.m. In addition to Wayne, other Young Money execs and artists... Read more »

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‘Furious 7′ remains in victory lane, taking the weekend box office for 4th straight week http://rollingout.com/movies/furious-7-remains-victory-lane-taking-weekend-box-office-4th-straight-week/ http://rollingout.com/movies/furious-7-remains-victory-lane-taking-weekend-box-office-4th-straight-week/#comments Mon, 27 Apr 2015 11:23:50 +0000 http://rollingout.com/?p=755807 The reign of Furious 7 continues as the action flick holds on to the top spot despite a relatively low turnout at the weekend box office. With the $18 million collected this pastweekend, Furious 7 has surpassed the $320 million mark domestically. It’s been a great run for the film as it topped the billion-dollar mark last week, but... Read more »

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President Obama at White House Correspondents’ Dinner http://rollingout.com/videos/president-obama-at-white-house-correspondents-dinner/ http://rollingout.com/videos/president-obama-at-white-house-correspondents-dinner/#comments Sun, 26 Apr 2015 22:29:26 +0000 http://rollingout.com/?p=755774 President Obama at White House correspondents’ dinner courtesy; youtube/whitehouse

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Damon Dash strikes back at Rachel Roy with massive lawsuit http://rollingout.com/music/damon-dash-strikes-back-ex-wife-rachel-roy-2-5-million-lawsuit/ http://rollingout.com/music/damon-dash-strikes-back-ex-wife-rachel-roy-2-5-million-lawsuit/#comments Sun, 26 Apr 2015 16:50:56 +0000 http://rollingout.com/?p=755357 Damon Dash isn’t going down without a fight. Days following reports that his ex-wife, Rachel Roy was awarded sole custody of their two daughters, 15-year-old Ava, and Tallulah, 6, the hip-hop mogul filed a multimillion-dollar lawsuit against the fashion designer. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Roc-A-Fella Records co-founder filed a summons in New York... Read more »

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Ja Rule featured in new documentary about white-collar crime http://rollingout.com/tv/ja-rule-featured-new-documentary-white-collar-crime/ http://rollingout.com/tv/ja-rule-featured-new-documentary-white-collar-crime/#comments Sun, 26 Apr 2015 16:18:27 +0000 http://rollingout.com/?p=755338 When you hear the term “white-collar crime,” rappers don’t generally come to mind. Nonetheless, Ja Rule will be featured in an upcoming CNBC documentary on white-collar crime called “White Collar Convicts: Life On the Inside.” The “one-hour documentary, reported by correspondent Andrew Ross Sorkin, goes behind prison walls to capture the raw experience of convicted... Read more »

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KB discusses working with Lecrae and new album, ‘Tomorrow We Live’ http://rollingout.com/music/artist-interviews/kb-discusses-working-lecrae-new-album-tomorrow-live/ http://rollingout.com/music/artist-interviews/kb-discusses-working-lecrae-new-album-tomorrow-live/#comments Sun, 26 Apr 2015 16:06:35 +0000 http://rollingout.com/?p=755517 KB has been active on the Christian rap scene since 2010 when he first signed to Reach Records. Fast-forward five years and he has consistently continued to push the envelope with his artistry and gain new fans. Rolling out caught up with the budding artist to talk about his humble beginnings, hip-hop, and his new... Read more »

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The best lines from Barack Obama’s speech at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner http://rollingout.com/politics/best-lines-barack-obamas-speech-white-house-correspondents-dinner/ http://rollingout.com/politics/best-lines-barack-obamas-speech-white-house-correspondents-dinner/#comments Sun, 26 Apr 2015 15:35:41 +0000 http://rollingout.com/?p=755636 Last night, President Barack Obama proved he could dish it out, just as well as he can take it, when he took over the stage at the 2015 White House Correspondents’ Dinner in Washington, D.C. He may be the most powerful man in the world, but that didn’t keep him from busting out a few... Read more »

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