Singer Nia Sultana is walking in her power with new EP

Nia Sultana exudes a peace that only comes from someone who knows their purpose and is walking in it. The Brooklyn, New York, native has been navigating the industry with the poise of a veteran and has garnered the attention of industry heavyweights like Rick Ross who performs on her new single, “Proven.” Sultana’s music […]

Z-Ro’s artist, Lolita Monreaux, reaching her dreams in her Houston hometown

With the devastating way Lolita Monreaux has been ripping off those rapid rhymes with machine-gun ferocity and an infectious flow, it is hard to believe that she just discovered her prodigious talents during the apex of the pandemic in 2020. Likewise, Monreaux admits that she is still floating on air that she has been in […]

Afrobeat artist Big Hookz mines his roots for new single, ‘Break You Down’

Originally from Cameroon, Big Hookz is an Afrobeat artist looking to make a name for himself. He recently released a new single “Break You Down” with reggae artist Gyptian, which has reached No. 2 in Africa and is in heavy rotation on MTV Base and BET Jams in Africa. Hookz spoke with rolling out about the […]

Accomplished songwriter Jai’Len Josey leaves Broadway to make a bigger impact

Jai’Len Josey wants the legacy she leaves on the music industry to warm a cold world. As an artist, Josey is signed to Hillman Grad Records, the same music division founded by Lena Waithe with artists Davion Farris and Siya. As a songwriter, Josey is signed to Sony, where she co-wrote Ari Lennox‘s “Pressure.” Before […]

UK singer Abisha discusses her new EP ‘Everything Falls Into Place’

Abisha gets inspiration for her music from real-life romantic experiences. The London singer-songwriter recently stopped by rolling out to discuss her latest EP Everything Falls Into Place. How do you feel about your latest project? I’m so excited it’s finally out. It was such a fun EP to make, and it was all super positive and […]

LA artist Medium Rare Chicken shares the inspiration for creating his own world

Making Smoke Company and Dutch Masters held their Making Smoke Master Class on Aug. 19 at the Tiny Arts Gallery Penthouse and rooftop in Los Angeles. The Master Class featured an artist showcase and artist talk with several renowned artists in the area, including Medium Rare Chicken, Trokon V, VMR.3, Tray Lee, and Augie Ray. […]

Spoken word artist Zai Rebirth wants to motivate and inspire through her music

Zai Rebirth is a singer, songwriter, actress and playwright. Born in Washington, D.C. and raised in Philadelphia, she now calls Atlanta home. The “honey-glazed” vocals of this renaissance artist aren’t new to the world. Having been raised by parents heavily involved in the arts her artistic journey began before she was born. Zai is now […]

Lord Jamar from Band Nubian discusses podcast and what to expect at Reggae Fest

Lord Jamar, a member of the Brand Nubian, is scheduled to perform at this year’s BeReggae Diaspora Music & Arts Festival, which has been officially recognized by the city of Atlanta. Lord Jamar sat down with rolling out to discuss his podcast “Godcast,” and what to expect at this year’s festival. Reggae in the Park […]

Detroit singer Parris Carey shares his journey on debut EP ‘Boy Interrupted’

Parris Carey is a singer and songwriter based in Detroit. Carey has been in love with music since a young age, and now he’s growing into his own and making music that is relatable and touches his listener’s soul. He’s been working on his first EP Boy Interrupted for some time now, and finally released it to […]

Gospel singer Lena Byrd Miles is anxious to share new music

Lena Byrd Miles is a Bay Area gospel singer, and she was present for the 37th annual Stellar Awards which aired on Aug. 7. Miles spoke with rolling out at the awards show to talk about her experience, and what inspired her to create her upcoming project. How was your experience at this year’s Stellar […]

Hip-hop gospel artist Amethyst shares her experience at the Stellar Awards

Hip-hop gospel artist Amethyst was excited to be a nominee at the 37th annual Stellar Awards. She spoke with rolling out about her experience and what inspired her to pursue gospel music. How was your experience at this year’s Stellar Awards? It was an amazing, exhilarating feeling. Not just to be one who’s attending this […]

Josh X talks about his return to R&B and his musical influences

Josh X is a Haitian-American singer-songwriter-producer and musician. He recently released his single “One Nightie,” and subsequently spoke with rolling out about the theme of the song, and his early days in the music industry.  How did you get your start in the music industry? Music was something I was taught as a child. My […]

Singer Jilly discusses her new project, ‘Copy & Paste’

Jilly is an LA-based singer who recently dropped her debut project, Copy & Paste. Anais has opened for 2 Chainz and built a loyal following on YouTube. Her songs are catchy, fun, and definitely something listeners will enjoy. Tell us about your struggles in the industry. Did you ever feel like giving up? I’ll be honest and […]

How Nineteen85 quietly carried music for a decade

Some of the music industry’s heaviest hitters were in the LVRN office on July 25 ,from LVRN co-founder Justice Baiden to members of the AM PR Group – the same Los Angeles-based group that works with Issa Rae. In the office’s lounge area were consultant Paige Addison and a fairly soft-spoken man who wears his […]

How Tamela Mann created ‘Overcomer: Deluxe Edition’ amid chaos

The phenomenal Grammy® Award-winning gospel artist Tamela Mann released Overcomer: Deluxe Edition, on all major streaming platforms on Friday, July 22, 2022. This edition of the album adds live renditions to the original version and is being recognized as some of Mann’s best work to date. Mann glows in appreciation for the direction that her […]

Sister group The BoykinZ are adding a new flavor of country music to your ears

From the suburbs of Atlanta to the heart of Nashville and abroad, the sister quartet of Nytere, Kylan, Anale and Alona make up the musical group The BoykinZ. They have a unique sound with a country feel infused with other genres such as pop, hip-hop, rock and soul. The BoykinZ spoke with rolling out about their […]

New DVSN single backed by Jermaine Dupri, Jay-Z reignites Joe Budden beef

DVSN’s “If I Get Caught” single and music video are the current talk of R&B. A Jermaine Dupri track, sampled and co-signed by Jay-Z under Drake and the LVRN label that introduced the likes of Raury, 6Lack and Summer Walker, there is no denying this storm was premeditated. The single represents 2022 in more ways […]