Fred Hampton Jr.’s mentee says Black community needs to adopt veganism

It means more than a meal for Eli HU Israel. When you walk through the doors of Vegan World Cafe on the Westside of Chicago and see a mural of him and his wife Latricia Estese on the left wall, a calming spirit already touches your soul. A mentee of Black Panther royalty Fred Hampton […]

Why marijuana smokers should head to polls after Biden’s latest pardon

President Joe Biden has followed through on one of his campaign promises. On Oct. 6, his administration announced it was pardoning those convicted of simple marijuana possession. “As I’ve said before, no one should be in jail just for using or possessing marijuana,” Biden tweeted. “Today, I’m taking steps to end our failed approach.” Any […]

Herschel Walker plummets in polls for several reasons

Georgia Senate candidate Herschel Walker’s poll numbers are on a downward spiral in recent weeks due to a rapid succession of negative news about his personal life. Walker, the legendary former running back from the University of Georgia in the 1980s, is reportedly trailing incumbent Sen. Raphael Warnock by 12 percentage points, 50 to 38, […]

LeBron James pleads with NBA commissioner to own team in Vegas (video)

LeBron James broached the topic of franchise ownership in a direct plea to NBA commissioner Adam Silver. King James, who scored 23 points in one half of playing time during the Los Angeles Lakers’ 119-115 preseason loss to the Phoenix Suns, wants to open up a franchise in Las Vegas. “It’s wonderful. It’s the best […]

Comedian Amanda Seales dispenses laughs from coast to coast with ‘The Black Outside Again Tour’; talks upcoming shows in Detroit, Atlanta and Brooklyn

Amanda Seales is a ‘Smart, Funny and Black’ comedian and creative visionary with a masters degree in African American studies from Columbia University. Many know her as “Tiffany DuBois” of HBO’s “Insecure” and her HBO stand-up special, “I Be Knowin’.”  She is also a former co-host on the daytime talk show, “The Real,” host of NBC’s […]

Kyrie Irving blasted by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for COVID conspiracy theories

NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar pummeled current superstar Kyrie Irving for spreading conspiracy theories that was originally posted by a questionable character. In the short clip reposted by Irving, which is titled “Never Forget: Alex Jones Tried to Warn Us,” Alex Jones, who owns the infamous Infowars website, said, “Yes, there have been corrupt empires. Yes, […]

Tia Mowry files for divorce

Actress Tia Mowry-Hardrict has filed for the dissolution of her marriage from Cory Hardrict after 14 years. In legal documents obtained by The Blast, Mowry has filed for divorce from the actor in a Los Angeles County court citing “irreconcilable differences.” The publication states that Mowry, the twin sister of Tamera Mowry-Housley, is seeking joint […]

Celebrities slam Kanye West for calling Black Lives Matter a ‘scam’

Ye West incited a volcanic eruption of outrage when the embattled rapper wore a “White Lives Matter” sweatshirt to fashion week in Paris on Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. Ye, who donned the inflammatory black shirt that was stenciled with white letters, was accompanied to the event by egomaniacal conservative Candace Owens, who wore a matching […]

‘The Equalizer’ star Laya DeLeon Hayes shares what to expect in season 3

Laya DeLeon Hayes is an 18-year-old performer who has built an impressive body of work in a short period. She currently stars as Delilah Fulton on the CBS hit drama ‘The Equalizer.” Hayes sat down with rolling out to talk about season 3 and what viewers can expect from her character. What can we expect […]

Ex-NFL star Channing Crowder continues clowning Russell Wilson as a ‘lame’

Former NFL player Channing Crowder continues to bash Russell Wilson as “lame” and claims that his wife Ciara would not have married him if he were not rich. When the host of the popular podcast “Mr. Jay Hill Network” asked Crowder about his scathing comments about Wilson, he did not back down.  “The Russell Wilson […]

What hip-hop means to Benny The Butcher

You never know when your life is going to change. Hip-hop has traditionally been considered as a space for young people. Two of this generation’s most influential artists, Chief Keef and Pop Smoke, both had their breakthroughs as teenagers. Nas released one of the greatest hip-hop albums of all time with Illmatic at 17. For […]

Reese Laflare confirms DJ Drama Gangsta Grillz project is on the way

Reese Laflare has been one of the most influential underground figures in hip-hop for the past decade. The Atlanta emcee was an original member of the popular Two-9 collective, before venturing off to build his own career as a solo artist and fashion designer. Since 2020, Laflare has released three installments of his Diva series. Each […]

Dedrick Thomas redefines men’s fashion with his special flair

Dedrick Thomas is the secret sauce behind some of the biggest names in Black Hollywood. With a client list that includes heavyweights like Steve Harvey, Samuel L. Jackson, Gucci Mane, Jeezy, T.I., Magic Johnson, and Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens, it’s no surprise that Thomas has become a celebrity in his own right. The Pickens, Mississippi, […]

Young Joc hosts Atlanta screening for 2022’s scariest film, ‘Smile’

A group of local college students and Atlanta influencers were invited to an early screening of Smile at the AMC theater in Phipps Plaza on Sept. 28. The screening was hosted by rapper and media personality Young Joc, who welcomed the crowd in with humor in an interactive way. “Any of y’all [have to use the […]

Soulja Boy shows off newborn baby (photos)

Soulja Boy and his longtime girlfriend Jackie Martinez are in a state of parental bliss after the arrival of their newborn on early Saturday, Sept. 30, 2022. The 33-year old “Kiss Me Through the Phone” spitter, who was born Deandre Cortez Way in Chicago, took to Instagram to share the exciting news with his seven […]

Lola Jaye shares how haunting eyes inspired her to write ‘The Attic Child’

Lola Jaye is the author of the book The Attic Child, which is a hauntingly powerful and emotionally charged novel about family secrets, love, loss, identity and belonging. Jaye spoke with rolling out about the book, and what inspired her to create it. What inspired you to create this book? The Attic Child was inspired by […]

Antonio Brown responds to video of him exposing himself in Dubai (video)

Former NFL wide receiver Antonio Brown has added to his kooky reputation after he exposed himself to women on several occasions in a pool in Dubai. A video was leaked to the New York Post showing Brown, 34, swimming naked in a pool and exposing his bare backside in a woman’s face at the Armani […]

What Te’a Cooper learned in her season away from the WNBA

Te’a Cooper had everything going for herself. She’s won on every level of basketball and worked to become a rotational guard in the WNBA. Cooper’s rise in the league made for a good story because the team that drafted her, the Phoenix Mercury, had to waive her before her rookie season due to a lack […]

Singer Nia Sultana is walking in her power with new EP

Nia Sultana exudes a peace that only comes from someone who knows their purpose and is walking in it. The Brooklyn, New York, native has been navigating the industry with the poise of a veteran and has garnered the attention of industry heavyweights like Rick Ross who performs on her new single, “Proven.” Sultana’s music […]

Luxury event producer Crystal Bailey inspires women

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Luxury event producer Crystal Bailey has been producing and creatively directing events for clients such as TV One, CleoTV, Hennessy, The Loews Hotel, Milano Di Rouge, and more. Bailey has developed the See Opportunity and Rise (SOAR) platform, which helps women develop in business, and realize the potential. The annual SOAR conference serves as a […]