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This is the season for power, especially for boutique owner Chiquita White. She brought a group of intriguing, intelligent and independent women together to discuss keen business tips. White sponsored an event recently with entrepreneur LisaRaye, “Power” actress Naturi Naughton, and a group black business women. The event was hosted by radio DJ Consuella of V-103.…

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Talented Swedish singer Sebastian Mikael is definitely making waves in the music industry. After collaborating with rap sensation Wale on the hit song “Last Night,” and now touring with pop star sensations Nico & Vinz, Mikael wants his music to be as original as possible. Check out the interview. With you being from Sweden, did you have to…

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Many women struggle with body image and self-image issues. Luckily, Project Curve Appeal is here to help women feel good about the skin they are in.  Project Curve Appeal’s campaign manager, Jackie Paytes; and executive director, Yolanda Givens, shed some insight on the organization created to support curvy women. Check out the interview. What exactly is Project Curve…

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Leaves are falling, there’s a chill in the air and it’s time to break out your Windbreaker jackets. Fall is in the air and winter is not that far behind. It also means it’s “cuffin season,” which is the time spent indoors snuggled up with your significant other. Here’s a list of hotels you and…

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Denver Broncos wide receiver Nathan Palmer, who performs under the moniker “NaPalm,” has released his highly anticipated mixtape, Life as a Bachelor. The 25-year-old is not only a talented athlete, but is also musically inclined. After exploring his musical talents professionally at the age of 8, he knew he wanted a successful musical career. NaPalm performed at…

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OVO Sound artist PARTYNEXTDOOR blessed Chicago’s House of Blues stage. PARTYNEXTDOOR performed his top hits off his latest two mix tapes, titled PARTYNEXTDOOR and PARTYNEXTDOOR Two. The Canadian singer, who hails from Mississauga, Ontario; teamed up with world-renowned artist Drake on his studio hits “Own It” and “Come Thru,” from the album Nothing Was the…

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(Photos provided by Motown Records) BJ The Chicago Kid is better known as Bryan James Sledge, he’s the new artist to look out for this year. With the success of the hit song, “Studio” featuring Schoolboy Q, there seems to be no stopping BJ’s thriving career. Many people don’t know that the talented singer-songwriter received…

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Socioeconomic status and race were the primary concerns raised at last night’s mayoral debate in Chicago’s Blue Island area. Chicago residents voiced their concerns and opinions of current mayor Rahm Emmanuel and his other political running counterparts. The event was moderated by rolling out’s TJ Crawford and included a panel discussion that featured two community…

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Washington, D.C., was the place to be this past weekend at the BET Honors Awards. The event featured a host of celebs, including Neyo, K. Michelle, Kim Kardashian, Bobby Brown and so many more. BET always delivers a great show and this year was no different. Here’s a list of things you can bet didn’t…

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Christ Universal Temple Church had the honor of hosting the Black Heritage Exhibition this past weekend. The exhibit included multiple oil, acrylic and pen and ink painting styles that documented the oppression of Black people and our ancestral roots. They told a triumphant story of perseverance and highlighted the work of our noble scholars who…

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Over the weekend, rolling out had an awesome opportunity to encounter some of Chicago’s biggest pioneers in the fashion, communication and media industries in the area. StyleChat, which was introduced by fashion veteran Bebe Jones, had an awesome panel.  The panel consisted of Natalie Bryant, fashion model with FACTOR Women Modeling Agency; brand builder of Phli…

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Bebe Jones is a fashion veteran who has interviewed a variety of industry clientele such as tennis champion Venus Williams, Raekwon of Wu–Tang Clan, Mychael Knight of “Project Runway” and a slew of other artists, fashion designers and athletes. Jones is a fashion visionary who wants to educate aspiring fashion designers and entrepreneurs. She introduced…

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Up-and-coming artist Mila J made an appearance this past weekend at the UIC Pavilion, as she performed her smash hit, “Smoke, Drink and Break Up” followed by her latest hit “My Main.” Mila J recently dropped a video for “My Main” that features Ty Dolla Sign. The song is quite catchy and has a very…

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The King of the South, T.I. brought his swag to Chicago. He made sure everyone at the UIC Pavilion felt his presence as he blazed the stage this past weekend. The Southern rapper performed everyone’s favorite hits like: “What You Know About That,” Whatever You Like,” and a few new tracks off his new album,…

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As you know, Chicago is better known as the Windy City, and with frigid weather comes cute fashions. Rolling out got a chance to visit a few local boutiques and fashionable stores to find the latest fashions this year. First up is Epic Luxury boutique, which has been in business for about two years. They…

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Chicago Fall Fashion Week included some of the most talented and brightest designers in Chicago. This year the events included a fashion boot camp hosted by celebrity fashion stylist J. Bolin and an awesome fashion show debuting all of the hottest fashions by Kiwi’s Boutique, which recently celebrated its ninth anniversary. Kiwi’s Boutique owner Chiquita…

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