Halle Bailey calls filming ‘The Little Mermaid’ a ‘beautiful experience’

Halle Bailey says landing the role of Ariel in “The Little Mermaid” was a real “shocker.” The 21-year-old singer-and-actress — who is best known as one half of the R&B duo Chloe x Halle — has been cast in the titular role in the upcoming remake of the 1990 animated Disney classic. And the “Grown-ish” star has admitted she […]

Deon Cole partners with Cottonelle to raise awareness about colorectal cancer

Comedian and actor Deon Cole has partnered with Cottonelle and the nonprofit organization BLKHLTH to raise awareness about colorectal cancer. In its inaugural year, Cottonelle has committed to donating $750,000 to BLKHLTH to reach Black people with critical information about the disease. Rolling out recently sat down with Cole to discuss the partnership, the importance […]

Da’Vinchi aims to start a movement with new music

All American Star

Actor Da’Vinchi, one of the stars of the hit TV show “All American” on The CW, is branching out into music with his debut single, “Bet on You.” Born Abraham D. Juste, his path to success wasn’t a smooth one. After some brushes with the law in his hometown of Brooklyn, New York, a move […]

‘Grown-ish’ stars Chloe x Halle explore the reality and freedom of college

“Grown-ish” is back for a second season. The popular “Black-ish” spin-off is centered around Tracee Ellis Ross and Anthony Anderson’s TV daughter, Zoey Johnson, played by actress Yara Shahidi, as she navigates through the trials and tribulations of college life. The show features a host of great actors, including Luka Sabbat, Deon Cole, Trevor Jackson, and […]

Deon Cole: The Blacker the creator, the sweeter the culture

“I want everyone to be Blacker. You can be as Black as you want to be and be accepted,” proclaimed unapologetically Black comedian Deon Cole. Born and raised on the South Side of Chicago, Black pride was instilled in Cole from a tender age. Hailing from the place that birthed Michelle Obama, Bernie Mac and […]