KidEight enters the NFT world with a special character and a unique mixtape

Visual artist KidEight’s works are ubiquitous in the landscape of hip-hop culture. His work can be seen on projects of notable artists like Future, Young Thug and Snoop Dogg. KidEight has entered the NFT space with his Cupid-inspired character EVOL. His most recent NFT release sold out in a matter of minutes, and now the […]

Trackstar the DJ on spinning his way from college radio to Killer Mike

Rolling out’s Master DJ series spotlights DJs recognized in their respective cities who are making an impact in their communities. Gabe Moskoff, aka Trackstar the DJ, was born in Madison, Wisconsin, but started spinning in St. Louis, Missouri, back in 1999. His passion for spinning led to a stint at a college radio station. Needing a […]

Pastor Troy delivers the ghetto gospel on ‘O.G.P.T.’ mixtape

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Atlanta music legend Pastor Troy has made a career out of preaching the gospel of street consciousness, and the Dirty South lifestyle. Since breaking onto the scene in the early 2000s, Troy has always made it a point to blend the secular and righteous aspects of life into one space within his music. Troy is […]

SOLOH discusses his new EP ‘Feed The Streets’

SOLOH is a rapper from Arkansas who’s looking to put a stamp on the game. He released his fourth EP Feed the Streets last month and is now looking to gain further traction in his music. Explain your journey and how you gravitated toward becoming a rapper. My parents played a lot of early ’90’s music. […]

OG Maco remains positive after losing right eye following car accident

Rapper OG Maco  was involved in a car wreck where he nearly lost his life. The Atlanta-based rapper, who released the 2014 hit, “U Guessed It,” suffered severe injuries following the car accident in late July. OG Maco took to Twitter to share details on his injuries which included, multiple skull fractures, broken orbital, cracked […]

Gucci Mane welcomed home with help from Drake, Future and 2 Chainz

The year Gucci Mane released his debut album Trap House, Atlanta’s rap scene was setting the stage for a new sound and subgenre, trap music. Gucci Mane’s relaxed flow, vivid tales of life in urban Atlanta, and propensity to release droves of music set him apart from other artists. But legal issues often derailed his […]

Fetty Wap signs an artist from South Florida

Rolling out had a chance to talk to Drebo, whose hit single, “Squeezed Up,” caught the attention of Fetty Wap. The ZooGang CEO contacted Drebo after an encounter via Periscope, and the young rapper out of Palm Beach County, Florida, was able to land a deal, becoming the newest member of the label. His mixtape dropped on July […]

CIAA ‘Waves’ with French Montana

The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association Tournament’s Fan Fest held at the Charlotte Convention Center during tournament week was filled with entertainment and activities for the whole family. Fan Fest offered free concerts, a host of vendors, and multiple step shows. The star-studded event featured meet and greets and photo ops withtoday’s hottest actors, artists and public figures. […]

Erykah Badu has some ‘Trill Friends’

On the heels of Kanye’s Good Friday release “Real Friends,” Erykah Badu offers her remix “Trill Friends: Badu Whodini rough mix.” It is just as amazing as you think it would be. Badu is no stranger to the remix as she closed out the year with her version of Drake’s blockbuster hit “Hotline Bling.” Badu’s […]

Trey Songz surprises fans with ‘To Whom It May Concern’ mixtape

‘Tis the season of giving fans free music to enjoy for the holidays. Within the past 48 hours, we have received new music from Lil’ Wayne, Fabolous, Chris Brown, Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole, Rick Ross and many more, and now, Trey Songz is taking his shot during the mixtape madness. The R&B sex symbol announced his surprise mixtape […]

2 Chainz hosts ‘Trapavelli Tre’ mixtape and pop-up shop debut in Atlanta

In preparation for the release of his upcoming mixtape, Trapavelli Tre, 2 Chainz hosted a private listening party and preview to his new pop-up shop, Trapavelli. Held at 315 Peters St. in Atlanta, the event allowed 2 Chainz to premiere his new music while also giving attendees a look at his custom clothing, which includes denim, […]

DJ J1 talks life before Hot 107.9 and turntables

DJ J1 isn’t an overnight success Josh Raiford, also known as DJ J1 “The Posterchild,” is an American DJ, producer and radio personality. For more than 13 years, he has proved himself to be the ultimate turntable genius. Having worked with notable hip-hop legends from Gucci Mane to Ludacris, and new-school rappers like Big Sean, DJ-J1 has developed an […]

Anthony Lewis releases new mixtape ‘#TBH’

Anthony Lewis seeks to  take R&B to the next level with his new project, #TBH. The mixtape allows Lewis to show off his vocal abilities and knack for storytelling. Standout cuts on the #TBH mixtape include “No Type,” “Owe Me” and his take on Drake’s “How Bout Now.” Check out Lewis’ podcast interview with rolling […]

A$AP Ferg drops ‘Perfume’ (listen)

A$AP Ferg is prepping his Ferg Forever Gangsta Grillz mixtape for release at the end of this month, but in the meantime, the Harlem native dropped a new track called “Perfume” for fans to hold them over until it hits the streets. The track was produced by Philo$ and features the so-called Trap Lord dismissing rumors and talking tough.

Maimouna Youssef aka ‘Mumu Fresh’ hits NYC this Sunday

Grammy-nominated soul singer/songwriter/emcee Maimouna Youssef aka “Mumu Fresh” is coming back to New York City. In recognition of the release of her latest project, The Reintroduction of Mumu Fresh mixtape, the star is taking the stage at DROM in NYC on Sunday, June 29th.

Tiffany Foxx celebrates ‘King Foxx’ release in New York City

Tiffany Foxx has been climbing the ladder to hip-hop stardom for the last couple of years. She releases her latest mixtape, King Foxx today; and the sexy St. Louis native spoke to Rolling Out about her sound and shared her perspective on the perceptions of women in hip-hop.