Ye sounds off after ‘Donda 2’ was disqualified from the Billboard charts

Rap renegade Ye proclaims victory after Billboard deemed his Donda 2 album ineligible for their charts. As first reported by Revolt, sales from Yeezy’s album will not be counted on the Billboard 200 or any other Billboard charts since the joint is being released exclusively through his stem player.  This is forbidden territory, Billboard surmises. The […]

Jonathan McReynolds talks about starting out in music

Jonathan McReynolds, Grammy-winning American gospel singer-songwriter, recently sat down with rolling out to discuss his journey to becoming a musician.  McReynolds has received six Grammy nominations and most recently won his first Grammy for Best Gospel performance and song for his hit “Movin’ on” featuring Mali Music in 2021. But the 32-year-old gospel singer admits […]

Drake shocks fans by saying Bow Wow inspired him (video)

The day that Drake was informed he became the first artist to ever have three songs debut in the top three spots of the Billboard charts simultaneously, the Toronto-born rapper gave props to an unlikely source. On Tuesday, March 16, 2021, the 34-year-old simply wrote “SPLASHY” in an Instagram post for his 77 million followers […]

Beyoncé’s daughter Blue Ivy makes Billboard music history

Even though she is just 7 years old, Blue Ivy Carter possesses the type of magnetism that makes her the center of gravity wherever she goes, and she oftentimes steals the shine from her famous parents. Her charisma and vocal skills were on full display in the Beyoncé single “Brown Skin Girl,” as she morphed […]

Gospel singer Koryn Hawthorne is ‘Unstoppable’ with chart-topping debut album

Koryn Hawthorne

Chart-topping gospel singer Koryn Hawthorne released her debut full-length album, Unstoppable, last month. In a short amount of time, the album shot up the Billboard gospel charts with help from her highly popular hit single “Won’t He Do It.” With this being the beginning of her career, the young singer has set the bar fairly high. […]

On fire: Cardi B stars in this hot Super Bowl commercial (video)

There are several important indicators to let you know irrefutably that you’ve made it in the music business — and Cardi B has checked off every one. 1. Hit songs? Check 2. Award nominations and wins? Check 3. Performances at major award shows? Check. 4. Invites to late-night talk shows? Check. 5. Frequently the hot […]

Prince skyrockets to the top of the charts

Last week’s sudden death of music legend and icon Prince left a gaping hole in the hearts of millions of music fans across the globe and both fans and celebs alike have been sharing their sadness online about losing Prince so soon. But people aren’t just grieving Prince, they’re also going out and buying his music […]

Meli’sa Morgan: Back like she never left

Having recently re-emerged on TV One’s popular docu-series ‘UnSung,’ legendary R&B vocalist, Meli’sa Morgan, returns with a brand new single, “So Good,” after being conspicuously absent from the music scene for more than ten exceedingly long years. “So Good” — Tell me about this particular composition. How did it actually come to fruition? Hi…my new […]

Frank Ocean’s ‘Channel Orange’ Debuts at No. 2 on Billboard Chart

The numbers are finally in and it looks like Frank Ocean’s Channel Orange debut has beaten the odds to land at the No. 2 spot on the Billboard 200 chart. Last week, sales predictions projected that Ocean’s debut would sell  from 110,000 and 130,000 units. And according to Billboard, Channel Orange, which was bested by […]

Blue Ivy Carter the Youngest Person to Land On Billboard Charts

With parents like superstars Jay-Z and Beyoncé, newly born bundle of joy Blue Ivy Carter is destined to be a star. And the darling daughter of the hip-hop and R&B titans is already off to a great start. Just days after Jay-Z released his thoughtful ode to his daughter, “Glory,” a track that features Blue’s […]

J. Cole Predicted to Debut Atop Billboard 200 Chart

Jay-Z protégé J. Cole may just prove to be hip-hop’s new golden boy if predictions for his album are correct. According to industry experts, Cole’s debut album, Cole World: The Sideline Story, could very well land at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 album chart, thanks to some pretty stellar sales figures. According Billboard, industry […]

Lloyd’s ‘King of Hearts’ First Week Album Sales

Last week, Atlanta’s own Lloyd Polite released the highly anticipated album “King Of Hearts.” The album has already gained lip-service support from listeners and those asked their opinion of the album. Its compelling features, catchy melodies, and insane beats made it an easy listen. However, it appears as if the album sales for the first […]