Emerging artist Shon Brown says musicians don’t put in the work like they used to

Emerging artist Shon Brown says musicians don't put in the work like they used to

Recently, rolling out sat down with singer Shon Brown to talk about his upcoming project Eattt and journey. The conversation bounced between his love for music and the key to success. Brown believes that many artists don’t put the time in necessary to produce good music. His newest project will be his most professional work, he […]

Cardi B leads the list of nominees for this awards show

Cardi B has had a great 2018 musically with the release of her debut album Invasion of Privacy. All of her hard work is paying off as she is being recognized by the music community. The “Bodak Yellow” hitmaker leads the nominees for the 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards with 14. Cardi will compete for the Female Artist of the […]

The fashion game at this year’s BET Hip Hop Awards: Drip or drown? (vote)

The fashion game at this year's BET Hip Hop Awards: Drip or drown? (vote)

BET brought its annual Hip Hop Awards show to Miami for the second consecutive year. Some of your favorite artists, award nominees, performers and special guests were dressed to slay this year’s green carpet. Take a look at some of the outfits that hit the green carpet at the 2018 BET Hip Hop Awards. Vote and […]

Afropunk 2018 features colorful, conscious and unique fashions

Afropunk 2018 features colorful, conscious and unique fashions

Every year, Afropunk brings a celebration of culture to cities around the world. The third edition of Afropunk’s Carnival of Consciousness rolled into Atlanta Oct. 13-14. Hosted at the artsy 787 Windsor venue in Atlanta’s Mechanicsville neighborhood, the event featured art, culture, food and a musical lineup that included The Internet, Pusha-T and N.E.R.D. Since […]

Drake breaks this all-time music record

Drake breaks this all-time music record

Drake is officially Spotify’s most streamed artist of all time. The hip-hop star’s album Scorpion had 745.9 million audio streams during its first week. As such, Drake finds himself ahead of Ed Sheeran, Eminem, and Rihanna at the top of the rankings. Celebrating a decade since its launch, Spotify has unveiled the most popular artists and songs […]

Fans share their favorite experiences at ONE Musicfest

Fans share their favorite experiences at ONE Musicfest

Each year for the past nine years, ONE Musicfest has highlighted the music of the past, present and future. The festival has grown immensely since its humble beginnings to become a staple on the Atlanta music scene. This year, the festival switched things up by bringing in twice the number of artists and hosting the two-day […]

Steed Media introduces the next big thing: rolling out music

Steed Media introduces the next big thing: rolling out music

Rolling out music is now introducing something new to the culture! In case you missed the “tea” in music during the week, no worries — rolling out music now has you covered. Each week, rolling out music will be highlighting some of the hottest artists, events and new music. For our first week, we will be discussing one […]

Watch: The Padded Room with DJ Waffles

Watch: The Padded Room with DJ Waffles

Tune in for a new episode of The Padded Room with host DJ Waffles as he sits down with a few celebrities and spins the latest tunes. You will not want to miss it!

Martin Luther King Jr.’s famous speeches reignited with ‘The Radical King’

Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous speeches reignited with 'The Radical King'

Martin Luther King Jr. is celebrated as a great orator, ambassador for nonviolence, and civil rights leader. A new offering that commemorates MLK is “The Radical King,” a collection of 23 of Dr. King’s essays and speeches. This collection is monumental, as it marks the first time the King Estate has allowed a dramatic interpretation of King’s words. The series […]

Untxtled is transforming the perception of modern R&B

Untxtled is transforming the perception of modern R&B

Untxlted is an up-and-coming R&B musical group created by two young artists known as Tra and Christiann D’Angleo. Both artists, dancers, producers, and songwriters, the duo is destined to be Atlanta’s next hottest R&B group. The group has made special appearances at the A3C Festival, various universities, and other shows in the Atlanta area. Untxlted […]

Toyota Music honors influencers, rising musicians at Grammy week dinner 

Toyota Music honors influencers, rising musicians at Grammy week dinner 

Toyota continues to be a leading brand that inspires the next generation. During Grammy week, Toyota Music held a private dinner where influencers and rising musicians were honored. Hosted by Bevy Smith, the star-studded event featured performances by Roc Nation’s Victory Boyd and Grammy-nominated artist, Ledisi. Youth musicians from the Harlem School of the Arts […]

RIDECon17: Shalya Forte hosts panel about the new music economy

RIDECon17: Shalya Forte hosts panel about the new music economy

On day two of the inaugural RIDE conference, Shalya Forte hosted a panel about the music industry and music economy as a whole. The panel featured Reggie Rouse, VP of urban programming and CBS Radio; Catherine Brewton, VP of writer/public relations at BMI‘s Atlanta office, and Vince Phillips, music and television attorney. They shared their […]

Creative Cypher presents #CypherLive at Blue 1647

Creative Cypher presents #CypherLive at Blue 1647

So much can be said about the level of talent here in Chicago. When we take a moment to ponder the names associated with the multitude of talent from this city we can start with the likes of Quincy Jones all the way to Kanye West. Talent has never been the issue; however, opportunities have […]