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Jay-Z‘s Made in America festival has been canceled. The 50-year-old hip-hop legend has made the decision to ax the popular event, which was due to take place between Sept. 5 and Sept. 6 at the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia because of the COVID-19 crisis in the U.S. The hitmaker is instead encouraging everyone to…

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More than a million Brazilians have been diagnosed with COVID-19, many of them indigenous people in the Amazon rainforest. And to help them, a group of musicians and celebrities from around the world will come together for an online music festival. SOS Rainforest Live, organized by Rainforest Foundation Norway and Rainforest Foundation USA, will broadcast…

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Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival has been postponed amid the coronavirus outbreak. The iconic music festival was expected to take place between April 10 and 12 and April 17 and 19, but it has now been pushed back to the fall over fears about the spreading of the flu-like disease. In a statement, organizers…

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Travis Scott badly injured his knee during his performance at Rolling Loud in New York – but continued the show like a pro. The Astroworld rapper took a nasty fall on stage at the festival at Citi Field in Queens on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, and he admitted on stage he thought he had broken his…

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Singer-songwriter Travis Malloy is spreading feel-good music with his soulful voice and inspiring lyrics. In September 2009, the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, native released his debut album, Lift Him Up, which was produced by J. Drew Sheard and featured Kierra Sheard. In September 2019, Malloy released the fourth album he’s written and produced, Faith Journey. Malloy will…

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CurlFest took over Atlanta on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019. Beautiful Black and Brown people came out in bright and bold fashion statements to celebrate and enjoy the festivities from CurlFest’s first stop in Atlanta. From colorful African prints to matching outfits, here are some of our favorite looks from CurlFest 2019. Melissa Mitchell – Instagram:…

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CurlFest 2019 Atlanta drew a bevy of beautiful Black and Brown queens. The attendees sported voluminous Afros, defined curls, bold color, beautiful braids, and eye-catching accessories. To see some of our favorite hair moments, check out the gallery below. Alaina Roy – Instagram: @_oohlalaina Maryland Brooke Jones –  Instagram: @_trulybee_ Maryland Melissa Cheatham – Instagram:…

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With the ever-growing number of conferences, music festivals, and cultural events coming up this fall, deciding which to attend can be overwhelming for consumers. We want to help you decide which to dedicate your time and money to,  and which will give you the best all-around experience. As we begin to shift from summer to…

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ONE Musicfest, the largest two-day urban progressive music festival in the Southeast is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. Rolling out spoke with J. Carter, the founder of ONE Musicfest, about what makes it special. How are you able to promote ONE Musicfest and get people to come out? I think the benefit of what…

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Soundset Music Festival is the largest outdoor annual music festival that takes place over the Memorial Day weekend in Minnesota. Hosted by Sway Calloway and Heather B, the weekend was filled with national and local artists and DJs on five different stages. Hip-hop record label Rhymesayers founded the music festival and their artists — Atmosphere,…

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Rolling Loud stands as the premiere hip-hop music festival of Spring. For three days, top artists such as Cardi B, Gucci Mane, Wiz Khalifa, DMX and Travis Scott performed at the Hard Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida. However, the weekend was marred by rappers who were involved in shootings and arrests in the Miami area.…

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Beyoncé’s Coachella performance was a culture-shifting moment for this generation. Although Beyoncé’s bold and Black show spawned an inspirational Netflix documentary and live album, Homecoming, the “Crazy in Love” singer was reportedly still slighted in terms of pay. Ariana Grande, who is the headlining act for this year’s festival, was paid $8 million for her…

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Idris Elba fulfilled his dream as a DJ. The “Turn Up Charlie” star was supported by his fiancée Sabrina Dhowre and his daughter Isan, 17, as he took the stage at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival on Saturday night, April 13, 2019. Elba wore a pair of sunglasses and a bold print shirt as he took…

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Some artists have that special something about them, and H.E.R. is definitely one of those artists who has the “it” factor. Something about her music and persona speaks to this generation in a way that no one ever has before. H.E.R. set the Winterfest 2018 stage on fire with her neo-soul performance. It was a…

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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…

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