Hot 107.9‘s DJ Drama sits down with rollingout and shares his Father’s Day plans and how he balances raising his daughters and being successful in the music industry.
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Happy Father’s Day to a few of our favorite musical artists and their kids. We all know it isn’t easy juggling career and family but they have figured out the balance. Check out photos below.
Monifah had already woven herself into the tapestry of R&B music history with her slew of ‘90s R&B hits. The singer made another major impact on the music scene when she came out as a lesbian last year and shared her relationship with her longtime girlfriend, Terez, on TV One’s “R&B Divas.” Now, in a… Read more »
Soundz made a name for himself in music after working with the singing group One Chance and linking with Usher in Atlanta. He was soon signed by Usher as a producer and eventually caught the ears of top notch artists such as Rihanna, Chris Brown, Justin Bieber and Pit Bull. After seven years in the… Read more »
[jwplayer mediaid=”433600″] GRAMMY award-winning producer and musician, Stevie J, is most recently known for his star quality performance on “Love & Hip Hop Atlanta,” but what many seem to forget is that Stevie J is responsible for many of the classic R&B and hip-hop songs we have cherished from Biggie, Mariah Carey, and more…. Read more »
[jwplayer mediaid=”433657″] Young Guru, best known for his role as Jay-Z‘s tour DJ and go-to engineer, brings his music industry insight to GrammyU’s “Era of the Engineer” college tour. As rollingout caught Young Guru in Atlanta at Emory University, Guru shared the career opportunities for engineers in all facets of the music industry.
Photo provided by Jerry White of WhyCauseICan.com As the crowd enjoyed performances from BMI‘s talented independent artists, much of the crowd was waiting on clouds for the New Orleans rapper to take the stage. Curren$y, who has always moved on his own time, has a large underground following in Atlanta, that packed out King Plow’s… Read more »
SoSo Def took over Atlanta, not just for the weekend, but for over two decades. This weekend, SoSo Def family and friends celebrated 20 years of success along with Vibe, Ciroc, and many music industry insiders and Atlanta taste makers. Aside from SoSo Def pioneers, Jermaine Dupri and Michael Mauldin, Da Brat, T-Pain, Carl… Read more »
Toni Braxton, the oldest and by far the most successful of the Braxton sisters, admitted on the “Tom Joyner Morning Show” that she has come to the end of the road in her music career and doesn’t feel like making anymore harmonies. Braxton, best known for her R&B classics “Un-break My Heart,” “Another Sad Love… Read more »
Writing Sessions America decided to make their songwriters celebration a big larger this year. During the last weekend of October, young and ambitious songwriters from all areas of the U.S. traveled to Atlanta, GA for the WSAATL weekend. The events, which consisted of a VIP reception to honor Grammy Award-winning producer, Blac Elvis; a… Read more »
J. Cole releases a new track, and Diggy Simmons acts fast with a J. Cole diss, Missy Elliott not only touches on the Drake and Aalyiah situation, but she and Timabland also get emotional when talking about the new music industry. Ciara and 50 Cent have put their feelings on the table, and though… Read more »
Atlanta, get ready! In just three short weeks, the International Music Conference will return to the Capital of the South for four more days of showcases, panel discussions, and invaluable networking. The special gathering is becoming established as the main music event for industry collaborations, making musical connections, and showcasing opportunities throughout the international music… Read more »
Kirk Franklin helped to bring the spiritual message to a younger generation by relating to the styles and sounds of contemporary culture. With 11 albums under his belt, Franklin continues to preach the word and lead others on the right path through music and on the big screen. Franklin makes a cameo appearance in Queen… Read more »
Throughout his decades-long career, Diddy has made himself a million-dollar force in fashion, film, TV and his first love, music. But now the high-powered mogul is apparently ready to leave the world of music behind and focus his energy on film and TV as well his newfound love for the liquor industry. In a recent… Read more »
It was more than just a “Tuesday Girls’ Night Out” at AYZA Wine & Chocolate Bar in New York City, it was an opportunity for industry influencers and accomplished women to gather and share intellectual capital. The NABFEME “Smart Women Meet Up” was one of many get-togethers around the country, including Toronto, on a mission… Read more »
Do you know how to jerk? If not, rappers Oktane and Price Tag of Audio Push can teach you. Upon the success of their widely praised first single, “Teach Me How To Jerk,” the young duo now appears intent on building upon their early successes. From humble beginnings in Southern California, the duo, friends since… Read more »