Kim Porter, the former girlfriend of rapper Diddy– whose real name is Sean Combs – passed away last year after suffering from lobar pneumonia. In an Instagram interaction from Monday, March 4, 2019, the 49-year-old music mogul admitted he wishes he could have tied the knot with her while they were still together. Posting an old picture […]
Name: Natalie Orfilia Industry: Music City: Chicago Style/Genre: Drip aka Contemporary R&B Rolling out sat down with female vocalist Natalie Orfilia on our show “Remixx,” where she and host, Romeo International, talked about her new single “Threesome” and what’s next for her in the music industry. Favorite Singer: “It’s hard to pick one, because I love […]
Atlanta played host to this year’s BMI R&B Hip-Hop Awards on Thursday, Aug. 30, to honor the top artists in the music recording industry. Songwriters, music producers and publishers all congregated inside Atlanta Symphony Hall at the Woodruff Arts Center in Midtown for one of the biggest nights in music. A-list celebrities in attendance included Keri Hilson, Jussie […]
Dreka Gates is a woman who doesn’t mind doing the hard work behind the scenes. As the wife and manager of rapper Kevin Gates, she holds the key that unlocked her husband’s career. Don’t be confused, the queen of the Gates empire has many talents that she plans to show the world. Gates spoke with […]
While the majority of 20-somethings are struggling to land a job interview, Entertainment mogul-in-the-making Sammye Scott is effortlessly navigating her way to becoming one of the top women in the music business. In the midst of working to discover music’s newest superstars as an A&R at label giant, Atlantic Records, the Spelman graduate also serves as […]
TV One has an all-new original series “Uncensored.” The edgy new docu-series explores the intimate lives of some of today’s most notable personalities. The show debuted Sunday, Feb. 18 at 10 p.m. EST. The show will be a 10-episode biography series that dives into real lives and stories through an uncensored lens. The show provides […]
Dumar L. Jackson is making his mark in the music business. His brand-new recording studio, Suite 100, is home to hitmaker Stevie J, and producer London on Da Track.
[jwplatform 4fpvlecL] Lil Webbie sits down with rolling out’s Jeffery Lewis and there are no holds barred.
Music industry executive Dyana Williams has made social activism in music a part of her life and career. She spoke with rolling out about activism in music. What role should social activism play with an artist? Is it too much to ask that an artist be socially responsible and culturally aware No, it’s not a lot […]
Dyana Williams is a Black woman power player who has had a powerful impact and incredible career in the music industry. Williams has been a radio and music industry professional, journalist, community activist, and documentarian. She’s also the co-founder of the International Association of African American Music Foundation, a Pennsylvania-based, non-profit advocacy organization. She is […]
The incomparable songstress Stephanie Mills has been blazing the charts for decades. Her unique sound can be heard on hits such as “Never Knew Love Like This Before,” “What ‘Cha Gonna Do With My Lovin’,” and of course her unforgettable rendition of “Home” from the Tony Award-winning Broadway show, The Wiz, in which she rose […]
Two separate cases highlight the dangers of dealing with disreputable promoters and booking agents in the music industry. Yugeshwar Rajkumar, 45, owner of American Talent Agency, appeared to be legitimate. The company had a flashy and well put together website that listed acts ranging from Akon to Trey Songz. He told his potential clients that he […]
Legendary music producer LA Reid has a new memoir coming out this month and it promises to be a blockbuster. In the memoir entitled LA Reid Sing to Me: My Story of Making Music, Finding Magic and Searching for Who’s Next, he talks at length about his interactions with the” King of Pop” Michael Jackson. Reid […]
Gladys Knight, aka “The Empress of Soul,” has a new song, and it definitely has the makings of a hit. Rolling Out had the pleasure of attending an intimate listening party in Chicago last week where her new single, “Just a Little” was debuted. The self-proclaimed balladeer shared that “I have wanted to do a […]
Most famously known for her platinum-plus, chart-topping female anthem, “Freak Like Me,” taken from the Grand Rapids, Michigan native’s 1995 debut, Do You Wanna Ride? [Mecca Don/EastWest Records], Adina Howard is a true renaissance woman. Flash forward over two decades later, and the singer-songwriter-restaurateur, who has also given the masses a string of other popular entries including “What’s Love […]
Has the music industry changed? Executive Michael Mauldin sure seems to think so, and he breaks down the subtle nuances of the changes in this exclusive interview with Rolling Out TV.
Joseph Charles’ vision for the Cherry Party is to use his own modus operandi — the focus on creativity first, profit and finance, last — to build a new generation of long-term stars who are creative and ambitious. And that starts with his own sense of freedom.
[jwplatform bXHpi9we] The Hacktivist group Anonymous has set their targets on Kanye West. In a video that has just been released, the group goes in hard on the megastar and his wife. The group even talks about Kanye’s mama and whether or not she would be proud of her son’s actions in the industry. Filled […]