Lil Uzi Vert shows Philadelphia why they’re the modern-day Black rock star

Tattoos on their face, a skinny mohawk that stood tall on their head, a dramatic entrance, and screaming to the top of their lungs. If you didn’t know, it’s evident now: Lil Uzi Vert is a rock star. The Philadelphia rapper, who uses they and them pronouns, performed at the Made in America festival on […]

DJ Drama gives scoop on working with Tyler, The Creator versus Donald Glover

DJ Drama is responsible for two of rap’s biggest artists of the past decade. The longtime DJ and father of the legendary Gangsta Grillz mixtape series signed Lil Uzi Vert and Jack Harlow. At the 2022 BET Awards, Drama performed with Harlow as he debuted a new single with Lil Wayne and brought out Brandy […]

T$AN explains why he references drug abuse in his music

Rapper T$AN’s music will be a great addition to the 2022 hip-hop capsule. The instrumentals he raps over are hard-hitting, the flows are unique and the melodies are occupied by autotune with music videos of him either by himself or in the throes of a party. He recently spoke with rolling out about the subject […]

Lil Baby swindled out of $400K in jewelry

It appears that Lil Baby was recently swindled out of $400-thousand dollars after buying a fake Patek Phillipe watch. The “Drip Too Hard” rapper recently posted his bling time piece on Instagram and a few people were quick to point out it’s illegitimacy. The fake watch busters placed side-by-side comparison images of Baby’s watch and […]

Lil Uzi Vert explains what happened to $24M diamond in his forehead (video)

Lil Uzi Vert spent years saving up the money to purchase a $24 million pink diamond to surgically implant in his forehead. However, within a matter of months, the pricey piece was pried out of his head by his fans. Lil Uzi, born Symere Bysil Woods, was partying it up at the 18th anniversary of […]

Florida Housing authority upset with Kodak Black for giving out AC units

As the saying goes, no good deed goes unpunished and Kodak Black is learning that lesson the hard way. The “Project Baby” rapper purchased 100 air conditioning units in July for residents living in the Golden Acres Projects in his hometown of Pompano Beach, Florida. Teaming up with Francky Pierre, who runs Philanthropic Work and […]

Lil Baby and Jackboy announce plans to help Haiti after earthquake

Lil Baby and Jackboy are the latest artists to announce they are helping Haiti after the country was hit with a 7.2 magnitude earthquake on Aug. 14, leaving more than 2,000 people dead and over 12,000 hospitalized with injuries. Florida rapper, Jackboy, who was born in Haiti, hit up Instagram this week and shared some […]

Rappers Lil Uzi Vert and SAINt JHN get into heated altercation in LA

Friday, July 2 was a drama filled day for rappers SAINt JHN and Lil Uzi Vert. According to TMZ, the two rappers got into a heated confrontation outside the Dialog Café in West Hollywood. Witnesses say around noon Friday, rapper Lil Uzi Vert jumped out of a Cadillac Escalade to confront JHN, and things went […]

Lil Uzi Vert reveals reason he put $24M diamond in his forehead (video)

Lil Uzi Vert has finally spoken about the $24 million diamond he had placed in his forehead and explained that it wasn’t a spontaneous decision. The Philly rapper recently checked in with Fat Joe on the New York rapper’s podcast “The Fat Joe Show” and revealed that he initially planned to get a ring before […]

Lil Uzi Vert pierces forehead with $24M pink diamond (photo)

Lil Uzi Vert, one of hip-hop’s most notoriously flamboyant artists, has outfitted his forehead with an ostentatious piece of jewelry worth tens of millions of dollars. On Wednesday, Feb. 03, 2021, the rapper born 26 years ago in Philadelphia as Symere Bysil Woods stunted with a new piercing: a reported $24 million pink diamond in […]

Meek Mill gives away Xbox consoles and more to Philly kids

Meek Mill is keeping true to his word and continuing to support families impacted by the criminal justice system. On Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2020, he and his Dreamchasers crew surprised 35 Philadelphia families with loved ones who are locked up and gave out toys, clothes and Xbox consoles. Partnering with REFORM Alliance, Puma, GoPuff, and […]

Jay-Z keeps his money flow strong; inks publishing deal with Random House

Jay-Z continues his financial prowess having just launched a new publishing imprint called Roc Lit 101. The partnership between Random House and his Roc Nation empire will publish books from some of the biggest artists and writers, covering topics such as music, sports, pop culture and activism. Billionaire Hov has Chris Jackson, publisher and editor-in-chief […]

Lil Uzi Vert’s song snatched down from major streaming services

Lil Uzi Vert’s new single has been pulled down from both Tidal and Apple Music sites due to concerns over unanswered possible licensing and copyright questions.  You can no longer buy or download “Free Uzi” on either site. “Free Uzi” has a beat on it that was also used on a recent G Herbo track.  […]

Why Lil Uzi is quitting music and his fans’ frantic responses

Rising rapper Lil Uzi Vert shocked pop culture on Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, when he proclaimed to the world he is done making music. The man born Symere Woods, 24, in Philadelphia quietly climbed onto Instagram Story Friday evening and conveyed the fact that, in the middle of his artistic prime, he is retiring from the […]

Rolling out’s playlist of the week

With summer in full effect, it is only right for us to list the hottest trending songs right now. With “Boo’d Up” and “Big Bank” trending, and the release of Drake’s album, Scorpion, there is no room to get bored. Whether you are taking a road trip, on vacation, or simply enjoying some “me time,” […]

T.I. surprises fans with performance at 11th annual Roots Picnic

Black Thought commands the stage at the 11th Annual Roots Picnic (Photo courtesy of twitter @okayplayer)

The 11th Annual Roots Picnic took place on June 2, 2018, at Festival Pier in Philadelphia. The ambitious festival, curated by the Philadelphia hip-hop collective The Roots, featured Dave Chappelle, Lil Uzi Vert, 2Chainz, Fabolous, and Jadakiss, across five stages with special appearances by T.I. and Styles P. Unfortunately, after nearly 10 hours with tolerable […]

Listen: Nicki Minaj, G-Eazy, and Rozwell Fitzroy drop new music

This week in music we saw an awaited comeback from Ms. Barbz herself, Nicki Minaj, with two singles that reminded us of the old Nicki Lewinsky. Of course, the new singles came with new dis references to newcomer and favorite Cardi B. Not only did we get hits from Nicki, but her male counterparts in […]

Lil Uzi Vert and H.E.R. rock WGCI’s Big Jam 2017

WGCI in Chicago closed the year out with the biggest concert in the Midwest, Big Jam 2017 at the United Center. The line-up was jam-packed. The stand out performances from the evening were from H.E.R., Lil Uzi Vert, and Chris Brown. H.E.R.’s performance was possibly the most compelling because she worked her magic between the […]

5 hip-hop singles that changed the game in 2017

Every year, we see an influx of music singles that come with catchy lyrics and sounds. The regurgitation of these singles from the radio is what makes it so hard to shake them from our conscious. So, 2017 was a momentous year for singles, as hip-hop became the most dominant genre in all of music. […]