Public speaker and author Juan C. Moore shares tips on remaining inspired

Juan C. Moore is a public speaker, author, mentor and entrepreneur from the Garden City, Augusta, Georgia. Moore specializes in motivational speaking and has published two books all by the age of 25. Moore’s first book, Change is Progression and Progression is Growth, motivates and encourages readers to obtain a sense of self-awareness and to become comfortable […]

Streetz 94.5 radio personalities shift Atlanta culture in a new way

Ferrari Simmons, BT, and FlyGuyDC Photo provided by JL Hatney Atlanta is known as a city where dreams can become a reality, some call it the land of opportunities, while others consider it the new Black Hollywood. Meet three people who have taken full advantage of what Atlanta has to offer: Streetz 94.5 radio personalities […]

Yasmin Salina talks life after the Obama administration and the Hustlers Guild

Yasmin Salina Rana is a graduate of Alabama State University, where she received her B.A. in mass communications. Rana dedicated six years serving the Obama administration at both the White House and the Department of Homeland Security. During her tenure, she has served as a key point person in the Office of Management and Administration […]

Alpha Phi Alpha brother uplifting entrepreneurs with BYOB tour

Photo credit: The O Agency As an innovator and brand builder, Andrew Nguyen lives by the words, “you have to work twice as hard, to get half of what others have.” Co-founding The O Agency, a brand and performance marketing agency was an intuitive leap that he never looked back from. With an extensive background […]

Belvedere Vodka Red celebrates partnership with artist Esther Mahlangu

Belvedere Red hosted an event in Atlanta at the High Museum of Art to celebrate their longtime partnership with South African artist Esther Mahlangu. The event immersed attendees in an art experience, which allowed them to become artists themselves, and paint their own masterpiece in the presence of this extraordinary artist. Attendees also had the […]

Why we’re envious of DJ Envy

DJ Envy knows how to make an entrance. The man born RaaShaun Casey in Queens, New York, who is known professionally as DJ Envy, strolled onto the rolling out set dressed to impress from head to toe. He was wearing a gold chain thick enough to tow a car, but for the rolling out crew, […]

Pierre Edward and other new-age comedians redefining the genre

With social media being such a huge platform for new-age talent to display creativity, rolling out had the opportunity to also recognize varies comedians that are making a name for themselves and changing the game. These individuals apart from DC Young Fly and Emmanuel Hudson have also began to pave their own way to success […]

DC Young Fly and Emmanuel Hudson: Redefining comedy

Historically, being labeled a comedian meant delivering full force funny performances in front of a live audience. However, in the age of social media and technology, funnymen like Emmanuel Hudson and DC Young Fly are revamping the definition of what it means to be a considered a “true comedian.” Some veterans in the comedy game […]

Successful playwright Tracie Collins still wins while fighting sexism and racial stereotypes

Tracie Collins is a writer, producer, and director who’s climbing the ladder in her career but isn’t being noticed for the accolades as mainstream tends to overlook talented, self-starting, African American women creators. ​ Collins is well-known for her four full-production stage plays; The V Monologues, Knocking at Love’s Door, Girlfriend Chronicles, Cold Piece of Werk, […]

Think It’s A Game Records hosts 1st annual ‘Turkey Giving’ in Atlanta

While some are kicking back their feet during the holidays, others took the time out of their busy schedule to give back. On Tuesday, Nov. 24, Think It’s A Game Records and DTLR clothing store put smiles on many faces as they kicked off the first annual “Turkey Giving” drive, hosted by hip-hop’s up-and-coming artist YFN Lucci. […]

Adele won’t let body image rule her life

Adele’s new single “Hello” sold 1.1M downloads in the US, coming in as the first song with more than a million downloads within its first week. The song is from her third album, 25, which debuted at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100. For a 27-year-old, the British singer’s maturity level is equivalent to someone […]

‘Empire’ star Jussie Smollett receives the key to the city of Atlanta

Jussie Smollett

Many celebrities attempt to lay claim to the throne of “Hotlanta,” but only one may call himself the key holder. Over the weekend, Jussie Smollett, actor on hit show “Empire“ and face of Sean John’s Fall/Holiday 2015 Dream Big campaign, was presented with a proclamation from the city of Atlanta during a meet-and-greet at Macy’s Lenox Square. One of […]