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

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

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

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

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

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

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 gives local comedians, such as Jerel Ledger, a new home

Bonfire ATL gives local comedians, such as Jerel Ledger, a new home

Bonfire ATL is known for making smoke and the artists that they promote are nothing short of fire. As the weather starts to cool, these upcoming artists are sure to maintain the heat with their creativity and well-received comedy routines. Rolling out spoke with comedian Jerel Ledger, a Cleveland, Ohio native, who diagnoses pain with laughter. […]

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

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

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 […]

Bonfire ATL: The home of music, comedy and creativity

Bonfire ATL: The home of music, comedy and creativity

Every Sunday, Bonfire ATL brings out the best creatives in the city of Atlanta. Founded in 2018, the brand has built a cult following where people from all over Atlanta come out to share their artistry and creativity through the lens of music, art, fashion, comedy, food and most importantly culture. We were able to […]

Why California artist Upendo describes his work as biomorphic surrealism

Why California artist Upendo describes his work as biomorphic surrealism

Upendo is an artist from California who had the opportunity to showcase his work for General Motors at the Made in Amercia festival. Upendo spoke with rolling out about the inspiration for his piece. What was the inspiration behind your ‘hood art? This was a high concept piece. The type of artist I am, my job is to […]

Shaina Kasztelan’s art gives a glimpse inside her Detroit neighborhood

Shaina Kasztelan's art gives a glimpse inside her Detroit neighborhood

Shaina Kasztelan is an artist from Detroit who had the opportunity to showcase her work for General Motors at the Made in America festival. Kasztelan spoke with rolling out about the inspiration behind her work and how it feels to be a part of Detroit’s art culture. What was the inspiration behind your painting? I am from […]

Trumpeter The Human DJ spells out what it takes to be a hot artist

Trumpeter The Human DJ spells out what it takes to be a hot artist

Bonfire ATL is the place to be on Sunday nights in Atlanta. In partnership with rolling out and Making Smoke Co., Bonfire ATL hosts new artists weekly. In sponsorship with Backwoods, this event spotlights new artists who are hot and “making smoke.” On Sunday, Sept. 4, one of the featured artists was The Human DJ. Rolling […]

Primo Beats stresses the importance of work ethic in entertainment

Primo Beats stresses the importance of work ethic in entertainment

Rolling out recently spoke with Billboard charting music producer, Primo Beats, about his brand and musical style. The conversation is part of our Making Smoke series, in partnership with Backwoods. What makes you hot? Musically, what makes me hot is simply work ethic and the volume of music that I put out with the sheer […]

David Ellis is passioniate about making music documentaries

David Ellis is passioniate about making music documentaries

Rolling out spoke with David Ellis, Motown Museum curator, about his most recent work, as part of our “Making Smoke” series, in partnership with Backwoods. What makes you hot? What makes me hot is my willingness to understand the artists’ point of view. My passion is making sure the artists are known, that their stories […]

Danny G dishes on his upcoming work with BabyTron

Danny G dishes on his upcoming work with BabyTron

Rolling out spoke with Billboard-charting music producer Danny G about his brand and industry experience. The conversation is part of our “Making Smoke” series, in partnership with Backwoods. What makes you hot? But yeah, I really think it’s just like a lot of the creative sample stuff I’ve done with BabyTron and Sh—yBoyz. I feel […]

Kid L talks about the importance of being multi-talented

Kid L talks about the importance of being multi-talented

Rolling out spoke with Detroit video director and podcaster Kid L about his work in entertainment. The conversation is part of our “Making Smoke” series, in partnership with Backwoods. What makes you hot? I didn’t say I want to become a video director. I didn’t say I want to become an entertainer. I didn’t say I […]

Tony Shhnow reveals how he made the smoke with OJ Da Juiceman on new project

Tony Shhnow reveals how he made the smoke with OJ Da Juiceman on new project

Tony Shhnow has one of the strongest independent underground followings in Atlanta. The rapper from Marietta, a northern suburb of Atlanta, got his first break in the music industry when YouTuber prettyboyfredo used his song “Look What I Got On” featuring King Hundo. The single went viral in 2017, but Shhnow could never place it […]

Kyle Hobson shares tips for creators looking to make smoke

Kyle Hobson shares tips for creators looking to make smoke

On July 14, rolling out hosted the Backwoods Making Smoke Company music panel. The event brought together local artists, producers, and music makers to network and gain skills in their respective fields. J. Sims, J.R. McKee, and Joshua “J1” Raiford spoke to the guests and gave tips and advice for working in the music industry. Local […]

Young Swavey discusses his appreciation for the Backwoods brand

Young Swavey discusses his appreciation for the Backwoods brand

Rolling out spoke with Detroit rapper Young Swavey, as part of our Making Smoke series. How would you describe your brand? My brand is really like a family. We’re really together. We really focus on fashion and everything, it’s lifestyle. We really embrace the lifestyle that we live. We turn up and we’re in the studio […]