Rolling Out http://rollingout.com Black News, Celebrity Videos, Entertainment, Business & Politics Mon, 02 Mar 2015 11:10:32 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Brownstone singer dies after bloody freak accident http://rollingout.com/obituaries/brownstone-singer-dies-bloody-freak-accident/ http://rollingout.com/obituaries/brownstone-singer-dies-bloody-freak-accident/#comments Mon, 02 Mar 2015 11:10:32 +0000 http://rollingout.com/?p=725238 Singer Charmayne “Maxee” Maxwell, of the ’90s R&B group Brownstone, died Friday night, members of her family have confirmed. According to authorities, the 46-year-old’s death occurred after her son’s soccer game and has been attributed to a freak fall. She “died in the most terrible way,” her brother, Brandon Maxwell, tweeted Saturday night. “R.I.P to... Read more »

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‘Empire’ creator Danny Strong talks criticism of the show and inspiration for Lucious Lyon http://rollingout.com/tv/empire-creator-danny-strong-talks-criticism-show-inspiration-luscious-lyon/ http://rollingout.com/tv/empire-creator-danny-strong-talks-criticism-show-inspiration-luscious-lyon/#comments Mon, 02 Mar 2015 11:03:42 +0000 http://rollingout.com/?p=725045 Since the debut of the hit hip-hop drama “Empire,” fans have passionately debated which modern-day music mogul serves as the blueprint for Empire Records’ head honcho Lucious Lyon. More times than not the battle comes down to Diddy vs. Jay Z, but fans will not have to debate any further. In a recent interview with radio show “Sway in... Read more »

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Twitter reacts to Sunday’s Episode of ‘Real Housewives of Atlanta’ http://rollingout.com/tv/reality-tv-tv/twitter-reacts-to-sundays-episode-of-real-housewives-of-atlanta/ http://rollingout.com/tv/reality-tv-tv/twitter-reacts-to-sundays-episode-of-real-housewives-of-atlanta/#comments Mon, 02 Mar 2015 04:15:34 +0000 http://rollingout.com/?p=725272 Sunday’s episode of “Real Housewives of Atlanta” where Cynthia Bailey opened up Pandora’s Box and brought up accusations Apollo Nida made to Peter Thomas about his wife, Phaedra Parks, was one hand grenade away from being explosive. Black Twitter is relentless and showed no mercy for Thomas and it’s pretty clear that most of them are Team... Read more »

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Baby alert: Ludacris and wife Eudoxie http://rollingout.com/music/ludacris-wife-eudoxie-confirm-whether-not-theyre-expecting/ http://rollingout.com/music/ludacris-wife-eudoxie-confirm-whether-not-theyre-expecting/#comments Mon, 02 Mar 2015 01:45:01 +0000 http://rollingout.com/?p=725246 Newlyweds Ludacris and Eudoxie are expanding their family. Months after the “Chicken and Waffles” recording artist won primary custody of his 1-year-old daughter, Cai Bella, over his daughter’s mother Tamika Fuller, the duo announced that they’re having a babe of their own. On Sunday, March 1, Eudoxie shared the above image, flaunting her growing baby... Read more »

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Bernard and Shirley Kinsey’s An Evening of Legacy virtual tour and reception http://rollingout.com/photos/event-photos-photos/bernard-shirley-kinseys-evening-legacy-virtual-tour-reception/ http://rollingout.com/photos/event-photos-photos/bernard-shirley-kinseys-evening-legacy-virtual-tour-reception/#comments Sun, 01 Mar 2015 20:50:33 +0000 http://rollingout.com/?p=725208 The Nate Holden Performing Arts Center in Los Angeles was packed with guests to see Bernard Kinsey take them through a virtual tour of the renowned Kinsey Collection museum exhibit that exposes a trove of facts about our history heretofore hidden, obscured and denied by others. This phenomenal collection actually contains hundreds of original historical documents... Read more »

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Big Sean breaks down ‘Dark Sky Paradise’ http://rollingout.com/music/artist-interviews/big-sean-breaks-dark-sky-paradise/ http://rollingout.com/music/artist-interviews/big-sean-breaks-dark-sky-paradise/#comments Sun, 01 Mar 2015 17:20:49 +0000 http://rollingout.com/?p=724839 Big Sean wasn’t satisfied. After his sophomore album, Hall of Fame, landed with a thud back in 2013, the Detroit rapper was at a semi-crossroads in his career.

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Solange offers awesome reaction to Giuliana Rancic’s racist hair comments http://rollingout.com/black-hair/solange-offers-awesome-reaction-giuliana-rancicampamp039s-racist-hair-comments/ http://rollingout.com/black-hair/solange-offers-awesome-reaction-giuliana-rancicampamp039s-racist-hair-comments/#comments Sun, 01 Mar 2015 17:11:08 +0000 http://rollingout.com/?p=725182 Leave it to Solange Knowles to keep it real. Shortly after Disney star Zendaya Coleman responded to the racially insensitive comments made by “Fashion Police” co-host Giuliana Rancic, about her dreadlocks at the 2015 Oscars, the singer, DJ and model offered her response to the hair drama via Twitter. On Tuesday night, Knowles posted this... Read more »

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Michelle Rodriguez slams minorities for taking White superhero roles http://rollingout.com/movies/michelle-rodriguez-slams-minorities-taking-white-superhero-roles/ http://rollingout.com/movies/michelle-rodriguez-slams-minorities-taking-white-superhero-roles/#comments Sun, 01 Mar 2015 16:38:11 +0000 http://rollingout.com/?p=725174 Another day, another celebrity is getting backlash for their less than popular opinion On Friday night, Michelle Rodriguez voiced her thoughts that minority actors deserve their own characters and shouldn’t take on those created for White actors. “Because of this whole ‘minorities in Hollywood’ thing … it’s so stupid,” Rodriguez said in a short video clip posted on... Read more »

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Which celebrity is taking on Beyoncé’s 22-day vegan challenge? http://rollingout.com/health/celebrity-takes-beyonce039s-22-day-vegan-challenge/ http://rollingout.com/health/celebrity-takes-beyonce039s-22-day-vegan-challenge/#comments Sun, 01 Mar 2015 16:21:09 +0000 http://rollingout.com/?p=725151 It may not be an endorsement from Oprah Winfrey herself, but it’s pretty darn close. Gayle King, Wifrey’s gal pal, is ready to get fit and flawless for the summer and announced  her celeb-friendly diet plan on Twitter. “Fatter than I have ever been! Help has just arrived in the form of @Beyoncé 22 day... Read more »

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Bill Duke to direct Mahalia Jackson biopic http://rollingout.com/movies/bill-duke-direct-mahalia-jackson-biopic/ http://rollingout.com/movies/bill-duke-direct-mahalia-jackson-biopic/#comments Sun, 01 Mar 2015 16:09:59 +0000 http://rollingout.com/?p=725037 Renowned actor and director Bill Duke recently signed on to direct a biopic about gospel great Mahalia Jackson. “Getting her story to the screen has been a passion project of mine for many years,” said Duke, who most recent projects were the documentaries Dark Girls and Light Girls. Written by Ruth L. Ratny, The Mahalia Jackson... Read more »

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