Jordan Peele explains the visual inspiration for ‘Nope’

Jordan Peele turned to cutting-edge technology to make Nope more visually spectacular. The 43-year-old director worked with the likes of Daniel Kaluuya, Keke Palmer and Steven Yeun on his new horror film — but cinematographer Hoyte van Hoytema also played an instrumental part in the project. “I haven’t wanted to ruin the illusion, but I’ll […]

California warns residents of rolling blackouts due to extreme weather

The state of California recently announced an extreme heat event that caused the Level 3 emergency alert to be sent out statewide. There have been record-level temperatures, many in excess of 100 degrees, that are causing the electrical grid to be overworked. This was expected to cause rolling blackouts all over California if not managed […]

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 […]

CEO Maria Zamora highlights health benefits of socialization for seniors

People need people. This age-old phrase rings true, especially in a senior day center. At the Center for Elders’ Independence‘s 40th anniversary, CEO Maria Zamora told rolling out just how important interaction is for better living. Why is socialization so essential for seniors, especially during a pandemic? It’s incredibly important. This is something that we’ve […]

Theresa Price found her true calling sending Black students to college

Theresa Price founded the National College Resources Foundation in 1999. The Compton, California, native’s organization has secured over $1 billion in scholarships and grants to help over 500,000 students and 350,000 first-generation students. She also launched the Black College Expo events that provide resources for “as many as would come.” Recently, Price spoke with rolling out about […]

California man on the loose after dead child found in home

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Authorities said on March 12 that they are searching for a California man after a child’s body was found in his home during the search for a missing 8-year-old girl. The body, which has not yet been identified as Sophia Mason, was found on March 11 in Dhante Jackson’s home. Jackson is the boyfriend of Samanta […]

Derreck Johnson launches mayoral campaign in Oakland to fix broken system

Derreck Johnson is a third-generation Oaklander, entrepreneur and community leader, running for mayor of the California city. Johnson talked with rolling out about why he’s running for mayor, how he would describe his leadership style, and what the city of Oakland is missing. Why are you running for mayor of Oakland? Our government is broken, and […]

Man arrested after flying into Florida with 24 pounds of marijuana

A Black man was recently arrested upon landing at a Florida airport with over 20 pounds of marijuana. On Dec. 13, 2021, 33-year-old Jelani Reid checked his luggage at an airport in Sacramento, California, NBC-2 reported. Upon his arrival at the Southwest Florida International Airport, a K-9 sniffed the luggage and Reid was arrested and […]

Tamar Braxton reveals her home was burglarized by someone she knows

Tamar Braxton’s house was robbed by someone she knows. The 44-year-old singer — whose career has included being a member of The Braxtons, alongside her sister Toni Braxton — has taken to social media to share the news of the robbery. She wrote on Instagram: “This broken, bum a– man (one that I know) broke […]

Kanye West flips a seriously expensive beachfront property in Malibu

Kanye West has reportedly spent $60 million to buy a new beachfront property in Malibu. The 44-year-old rap star has decided to part with an eye-watering sum of money to secure the spectacular abode on the waterfront, which has been described as being “perfect for Kanye.” An insider told People: “With views of the Pacific […]

Kanye West is reportedly looking to legally change his name

The 44-year-old rapper was born Kanye Omari West, but according to new legal documents filed in California this week, the star is looking to have his name legally changed to just “Ye.” According to the documents, which were obtained by The Blast, West said his decision to change his name is for “personal” reasons, but […]

How fashion and beauty entrepreneur Veronica Noriega made her dream a reality

Fashion, beauty and lifestyle entrepreneur Veronica Noriega is stepping firmly into her role as a leader in 2021 as the owner of the House of Stash fashion & glam bar in Atlanta. Her one-stop-shop boutique and salon provides hair, makeup, nail and fashion consulting for its patrons. Noriega recently sat down with rolling out to […]

BLM co-founder Patrisse Khan-Cullors under fire for high-end real estate buys

According to multiple sources, Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Khan-Cullors is feeling the heat for reportedly purchasing a number of high-end homes in predominantly White neighborhoods. The New York Post cites property reports in which Khan-Cullors is said to have purchased real estate for $3.2 million in the United States. In addition, she allegedly is […]

Marine biologist Danni Washington is educating youth about the deep blue sea

Marine biologist Danni Washington is shaking up the science and tech worlds. She recently spoke with rolling out about her partnership with her mother, Michelle Swaby-Smith, and their nonprofit organization, Big Blue You, which is dedicated to inspiring and educating youth about marine conservation through arts and media.

Former cop facing prison time for false report and violent arrest of Black man

A former officer of the law will soon be defending himself in court against charges he falsified a police report that claimed a Black man was smoking marijuana in public, according to CBS 8. Matthew Dages, 30, is at the center of an investigation that revealed he filed the false report on May 27, 2020,  […]

Wack 100 beats up White men after they allegedly hurled N-word (video)

One of the things that Black Americans had to cope with during the current administration was the increasing boldness by which many of Donald Trump’s overzealous followers articulated their disdain for people of color. Famed West Coast rap manager Wack 100 reportedly felt compelled to introduce a pair of wayward White men to his hands […]

Snoop Dogg records himself registering to vote for 1st time (video)

Snoop Dogg recorded himself in a humorous video as he proudly went through the process of registering to vote for the first time in his life. Tha Doggfather architect, who was born as Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr. in Long Beach, California, almost 49 years ago (his birthday is Oct. 20), is imploring his fans and […]

Jay-Z and Meek Mill score major criminal justice reform victory in California

Jay-Z and Meek Mill celebrated a milestone victory when their REFORM Alliance organization spurred California Gov. Gavin Newsom to sign a bill reducing probation terms in the state. Newsom signed AB 1950 into law on Thursday, Sept. 30, 2020, which will now limit adult probation sentence maximums to one year for misdemeanors and two years […]