Former Island Records signee Dae Jones talks about the sexualization of music

Dae Jones is an empowered artist. In 2020 Dae was signed to Island Records then they parted ways. She has since created her own label AhFIRMative and she is releasing her own music. Rolling out spoke to Jones about her challenges and the hyper-sexualization of the industry. Talk about the moment you knew you wanted […]

Toni Braxton signs new deal and drops breakup anthem for women

Toni Braxton has released a new single “Do It.” The “Un-Break My Heart” hitmaker has announced her new deal with the major label Island Records after the end of her contract with Def Jam and given fans her first new music since her 2018 LP, Sex & Cigarettes. The 53-year-old R&B legend’s new track sees […]

Iggy Azalea splits with Island Records

Iggy Azalea has parted ways with Island Records. Just nine months after leaving Def Jam for Island, Iggy has revealed the she is “officially unsigned” and looking forward to releasing new music independently. She wrote on Twitter: “I’m officially unsigned! Wild you spend so long trying to get IN a record deal… never thought I’d […]

Remembering Jamaican writer Anthony ‘Tony’ Winkler

On a mild Saturday morning in September 2015 in a small chapel in Atlanta a crowd of friends, relatives and representatives from the local Jamaica association gathered for the Home Going service for Anthony Winkler. Tony, as he was fondly known by his friends, lived most of his life in America. He was born in […]

Amy Winehouse Album Coming in December

Since the death of singer Amy Winehouse in July, fans have been wondering when the British soul singer’s final recordings would be released to the public. Now, Winehouse’s record label, Island, has announced that a new album of recordings entitled, Lioness: Hidden Treasures, will hit stores in December. According to MTV News, Island announced the […]