Lil Roc shares why Los Angeles is the place to be for comedians

Lil Roc is a comedian based in Los Angeles. He was present at the Making Smoke event, where he talked about what inspired him to become a comedian, why Los Angeles is the place to be for the career, and the importance of writing down your jokes and skits. Tell us about yourself. I’m originally […]

Rapper K Hill270 shares how he’s bringing the smoke to Kentucky

K Hill270 is a Kentucky-based hip-hop artist. Since the age of 2, K Hill has shown his God-given talent in the church choir and in school. As time went on, K Hill started to embrace more of the hip-hop side of music and made his first mixtape. From there, that experience led him to make […]

Comedian Alexis Miranda thrives on being different

Alexis Miranda is a comedian, artist, actor and writer based in Los Angeles. Miranda is all about making the smoke, and she continues to make people laugh with her skits, shows, and her YouTube channel. Miranda spoke with rolling out about her start in the comedy industry, and advice for other comedians on the rise. […]

Philly musician Dan Rouse fell in love with music thanks to his family

Dan Rouse is a musician based in Philadelphia. At a young age, Rouse became interested in music because of the influences of his parents, and as he grew older, he started to his own sound His style is unique, and he combines gospel, R&B and soul, and adds his own flavor to the music. He […]

Philadelphia artist Jakeya Limitless wants to empower others through her music

Jakeya Limitless is a recording artist and entertainer out of Philadelphia. Her life consists of vocal sessions and being in the studio, as she’s also a vocal mentor and coach. Limitless has collaborated with different artists, producers and musicians around Philadelphia to create a wonderful sound for her listeners. Limitless has an EP project titled […]

Marvelous Garvey shares benefits of sea moss lemonade

Bonfire ATL, sponsored by Backwoods, brings out scores of vendors every Sunday. Most vendors sell food and beverages, but some also introduce products that are beneficial to your health … like sea moss. Rolling out talked with Marvelous Garvey, an entrepreneur in Atlanta who makes his own sea moss lemonade to help improve health. He […]

Comedian Mario Tory amuses crowd at Bonfire ATL

Comedian Mario Tory recently owned the stage at Bonfire ATL and had the audience in stitches with funny punchlines and relatable stories. Sponsored by Backwoods, Bonfire ATL is the best place to let loose while enjoying a night of comedy and fun. Tory opened up about his comedy, how he’s embraced by different audiences, and […]

The ATL Hookah Queen talks about entrepreneurship at Bonfire ATL

Sundays in Atlanta bring out an array of creative entrepreneurs to Bonfire ATL, which is sponsored by Backwoods. Vendors from across the city bring food trucks, alcoholic beverages, dessert stands, tobacco products and more. Quisha, aka the ATL Hookah Queen, is not only making moves as an entrepreneur but also as an artist. Hookah smoking […]

Painter James Matthews’ work is inspired by classic Black movies

On Sunday, Sept. 18 at Bonfire ATL, several visual artists showcased their work but painter James Matthews’ artwork attracted quite a crowd. Black movies and television classics feature prominently in his work. Matthews explains how he got started with painting, what inspires him, and his favorite piece. Who is making smoke in Atlanta? Lil Baby, […]

Visual artist Mel Necole expresses herself through portraiture

Bonfire ATL sponsored by Backwoods brings out the most creative visual artists in the city. Mel Necole shared her portfolio with rolling out and told us the inspiration for her paintings. Who is making smoke right now in Atlanta? Well, my name is Mel Necole and I’m a self-taught artist here in Atlanta. What type […]

How writer and rapper Kount Up made the smoke through multiple ventures

Kount Up is seldom idle. The entrepreneur, writer and rapper runs multiple businesses and stays in the forefront of Atlanta culture to keep up with it all. As the summer comes to a close and Kount Up gears up for the next big thing, rolling out caught up with the influencer at the Atlanta Streetwear Market […]

Philadelphia radio’s Eric Lynch reveals who’s making the smoke up north

Eric Lynch works behind the scenes at Philadelphia‘s 100.3 R&B. A promotions assistant for Urban One, Lynch takes great pride in working in the music industry in the northeast region of the nation. At the 2022 Made in America festival, Lynch spoke to rolling out about who’s making the smoke in Philadelphia. How is it […]

Majorlilkween details new Bali Baby collaboration; reveals who’s making smoke

Majorlilkween continues to make smoke in New York with her latest collaboration “Rogue” with Bali Baby. The single is ntended to be a women’s empowerment anthem encouraging self-love in the social media era. At 16 The rapper moved from the European nation of Estonia to New York City to pursue her fashion career. Recently, she […]

Booney communicates his vision through lyrics at Bonfire ATL

This past Sunday, Booney brought a new sound to the Bonfire ATL stage. He shared his vision and left his heart on the stage. His strong voice and powerful message combined with melodic rap captivated fans at the signature event. Like some of his favorite artists, he uses multisyllabic words and catches phrases to connect […]

R&B singers showcase their powerful voices on Bonfire stage

Sponsored by Backwoods, Bonfire ATL not only caters to the hip-hop audience, but also to R&B music. Rhythm and blues is an internationally popular genre that caters to diverse audiences. The R&B duo, D— Tootie and Jazzy with the Soul, performed together this past Sunday on the Bonfire stage. They later spoke to rolling out […]

Petie Parker explains why he uses the color black in his paintings

At Bonfire ATL, rolling out spoke with Petie Parker Parker about how he began his career, his technique, and how painting is also a form of therapy. Who’s making smoke right now in Atlanta? I’m Petie Parker, first of all, and I’m making smoke in Atlanta. I can’t speak for what everybody else is doing, […]

The iconic music video that launched DvDx, and how he continues to make smoke

DvDx spent his entire life in music. The Atlanta artist, producer and DJ made his first major music moment in Soulja Boy‘s “Crank Dat” music video in 2007. Growing up, he has made songs, beats and now he also DJs for rising Atlanta artist Kenny Mason. At the 2022 Made in America festival in Philadelphia, […]

Kantii surprises Bonfire ATL attendees with explicit song

Bonfire ATL sponsored by Backwoods brings out the best artists each Sunday. Kantii recently graced the stage wearing a ’90s-inspired look that consisted of a bucket hat, and a black bralette crop top with baggy distressed jeans. Rolling out spoke to her before her performance the advice she has for aspiring music artists. Who is […]

Bonfire ATL sparks opinions on tattoos and piercings; Atlanta Ink chimes in

Tattoos and piercings have become a unique way for individuals to express their creativity or to even make a fashion statement. On the contrary, some people use tattoos and piercings to relieve pain or to mark a memory. Bonfire ATL, sponsored by Backwoods, recently brought out a diverse crowd that was willing to share their […]

Kalan.Frfr shows Made in America crowd why the West Coast is the best coast

Roc Nation signee Kalan.Frfr hit the big stage during the Made in America festival to perform his catalog of songs. Kalan has a nice flow while also delivering melodic tunes that all music lovers can enjoy. Kalan spoke with rolling out about his performance and what Made in America means to him. How was it […]