Skip to content

An affiliate of rapper YG was reportedly shot eight times in the gritty Los Angeles suburb of Compton, California, according to TMZ. Law Enforcement officials told the entertainment publication that Slim 400 was rushed to a local Los Angeles hospital after he was hit multiple times at about 8:30 p.m. on Friday, June 28. HipHopDX…

Read More

Will Smith is set to play Venus Williams and Serena Williams‘ father Richard Williams in King Richard. The 50-year-old actor will take on the role as the dad of the tennis greats in Zach Baylin’s new speculative screenplay, which tells the story of Richard who, with no tennis experience, raised and developed the sisters to become legends…

Read More

Brittany Barber is a vibrant R&B singer from California. The Compton native has gained traction on her path to success with her vocal and songwriting abilities. She’s worked with John Legend, Theophilus London and Chrisette Michele. In 2017, the Warner Music Group artist earned a Grammy nomination for her work on Ledisi’s album Let Love…

Read More

Aja Brown has served as a beacon for the city of Compton. During her time in office, Brown, 35, has revitalized Compton and earned the respect of its citizens. Artists such as Kendrick Lamar, Nipsey Hussle, and YG have all supported fear efforts. Brown could possibly take her political talents to the U.S. Congress. According…

Read More

There has been a startling allegation in the 1996 shooting death of rap legend Tupac Shakur. The producers of the A&E documentary “Who Killed Tupac?” have told TMZ that police actually found the gun that was used to kill Tupac. The gun was found in the backyard of a known member of the Crips, it was…

Read More

After dropping the highly criticized video for “Humble,” Kung Fu Kenny has roared back with his fourth studio album, DAMN, and the video for “DNA.” The video starts off with Don Cheadle and Kendrick Lamar facing off in a gory dungeon-like basement. After pressing a button on the intricate machine located on the table, Cheadle…

Read More
Kendrick Lamar

Compton’s God-sent son Kendrick Lamar has been quite mum since dropping last year’s Untitled Unmastered and winning five Grammys at the 2016 Grammy awards. We’ve heard a few here nor there verses in the last year, but now K. Dot has decided to complete the trilogy in his The Heart Series with The Heart Part 4. The opening…

Read More

Kendrick Lamar provided one of the most powerful performances in the history of the Grammy Awards. The Compton-bred rapper used impactful imagery to tell a story of how racism affects the lives of Blacks in America. He opened in a prison uniform and shackled to other men while performing “Blacker the Berry,” he performed “Alright”…

Read More
Kendrick Lamar

The city of Compton has captured the nation’s attention over the past 12 months. With the release of the cinematic gem, Straight Outta Compton, it revealed how the city has become a breeding ground for great entertainers and athletes. Along with the success of Compton-made N.W.A.(Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, Eazy-E), Venus and Serena Williams (tennis); Game…

Read More

On Feb. 13, Kendrick Lamar received the key to Compton, California. Held at Compton’s City Hall the event featured poetry, dance, and musical selections from kids who attend schools in the surrounding areas. Lamar was recently nominated for 11 Grammy Awards for his album, To Pimp a Butterfly. //rollingout.com/2016/02/14/kendrick-lamar-receives-major-honor/  

Read More

Kanye continues his Good Friday release, except this one came a few days late. This release is more like Good Monday. “No More Parties in L.A.” feat. Kendrick Lamar is the latest to set the Internet on fire and will potentially be featured on Kanye’s latest project Swish, coming in February. This single has been…

Read More

The Game may soon be coughing up a pretty penny to a promoter who claims the Compton rapper didn’t make good on a performance agreement despite being partially paid upfront. According to Dream Team Entertainment, LLC, the “100” rapper was booked to perform at the 2014 Kentucky Derby and received a $35K deposit but ended up cancelling…

Read More

An unprecedented class-action lawsuit is expected to be heard today in Los Angeles Superior Court against the Compton Unified School District. The lawsuit claims that the students in Compton, California, were subjected to traumatic and violent environments that caused significant mental trauma. This trauma manifested in a decreased ability to learn and adapt socially and…

Read More

The success of Straight Outta Compton has shed light on the issues many Black and Brown people face in South Central Los Angeles. But while the city of Compton continues to deal with poverty and crime, there are beacons of hope within the city. Rolling out recently took a trip to Compton, California, to get…

Read More