Places to be on 4th of July weekend: Bourbon Street

New Orleans, Louisiana, is known for its amazing seafood and spices, but when it’s time to party, they know exactly how to get down. If you come to New Orleans for a fun getaway, there’s a chance you may be going on Bourbon Street, which is full of parties, food, and drinks.

Creole Food Festival bringing exotic foods and culture to Atlanta

Nothing brings people together quite like food, especially dishes from foreign countries and cultures. Rolling out had the opportunity to speak with Fabrice J. Armand, co-founder of the Creole Food Festival, about the exciting expansion of the food festival, which makes its debut in Atlanta on July 9, at Best End Brewing Company. What makes […]

Tornado hits New Orleans in areas previously damaged by Katrina

17 years ago Hurricane Katrina swept its way through New Orleans with wind and rain that caused so much damage that it created permanent changes in the Big Easy. Tonight, a tornado touched down in New Orleans damaging homes and knocking out power to many residents.  The tornado hit both the Lower Ninth Ward and […]

New Orleans clowns Zion Williamson at Mardi Gras celebration (video)

New Orleans and NBA fans have not been kind to Zion Williamson this season as he’s been dealing with a foot injury that has kept him sidelined. New Orleans has been celebrating Mardi Gras, and on Feb. 26, a video of fans poking fun at Williamson during a parade surfaced. The video shows a float […]

LeBron James snaps at fans booing him during blowout home loss (videos)

Despite depositing a respectable 32 points on Sunday evening, Feb. 27, 2022, LeBron James and the rest of the Los Angeles Lakers were booed by infuriated fans in the stands and criticized by pundits on sports shows for their lackluster effort. The Lakers looked moribund and shiftless while getting disemboweled by the New Orleans Pelicans, […]

National Urban League president wants you to hold corporate America accountable

Marc Morial is the current CEO and president of the National Urban League. This organization is named as the nation’s largest historic civil rights and urban advocacy association. Morial is described as having both the street smarts and boardroom savvy to maintain this august organization’s strong influence. Morial is the former mayor of New Orleans […]

10 US cities with high murder rates

In cities across the nation, many of which have a large proportion of African Americans and run by Democrats since the 1940s, crime rates have risen drastically in just two years. This is particularly true for homicides. Crime statistics indicate that homicides increased nationwide by 25% last year, up from 16,000 homicides in 2019 to […]

Chef Dwayne Matthews introduces Buttnaked Creole seasoning

Combat veteran and chef Dwayne Matthews describes himself as a man that has worn many hats during his life. After leaving the Army as a 16T (Patriot Launching Station Enhanced Operator), Matthews suffered from undiagnosed PTSD. He struggled to find balance, but he knew that his passion to cook and create in the kitchen was […]

Groom arrested after shooting his best man on wedding day (video)

A married man who was still in his wedding tuxedo was arrested in southern Louisiana after allegedly shooting his best man whom he suspected of having affair with his newlywed wife. Devin Jose Jones reportedly got into a verbal altercation with his wife and best man while they were driving together on the highway, just […]

Why investigators believe the Beyoncé mansion fire was arson

The mansion reportedly owned by pop goddess Beyoncé and her husband Jay-Z may have burned down as a result of arson. According to NBC News, the U.S. Department of Justice has entered the investigation after a fire mysteriously started and engulfed a great portion of the royal pop music couple’s New Orleans house on Wednesday, […]

DJ Chevi Red building her brand, 1 set at a time

In only three years, DJ Chevi Red taught herself how to move a crowd and has been turning heads ever since. A flavorful blend of Black and Puerto Rican descent, her music mixes are as balanced and stunning as she is. She shared with us her desire to create her own lane and more in […]

Homicide rates up nationally; here’s the list of worst cities

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Source: WalletHub The homicide rate is increasing rapidly in the U.S., so much so that President Joe Biden has made tackling the problem one of his newest priorities. Alarmingly, homicide rates have risen by an average of 33% in 50 of the most populated U.S. cities between Q2 2019 and Q2 2021, and are still rising. […]

Master P signs with Roc Nation Sports

Music mogul Master P has reportedly signed with Jay-Z’s sports agency as he continues the pursuit of his longshot goal of entering the NBA. Percy Miller, 54, wants another crack at the game he loves by becoming the head coach of his hometown New Orleans Pelicans. Old school rap fans remember that Miller, who was […]

Louisiana woman jailed for not returning $1.2M deposited in error to account

NEW ORLEANS – A Louisiana woman working as a 911 dispatcher for the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office has been accused of refusing to return more than $1.2 million mistakenly deposited into her brokerage account, authorities said. Kelyn Spadoni, 33, of Harvey, Louisiana, was arrested on Wednesday, April 7 and charged with theft valued over $25,000, […]

Rapper Scarfo Da Plug reportedly killed in Los Angeles

One of the most dangerous occupations in America these days seems to be that of a rapper. The frightening trend of rappers meeting an unexpected demise in the past few years continues as Atlanta-based rapper Scarfo Da Plug was reportedly killed in Los Angeles on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021, according to multiple media reports. Details […]

Singer Shaleyah shares new music, reveals adjustments during COVID-19

Shaleyah is an international recording and touring artist who represents the essence of R&B, pop and jazz. She has performed at the New Orleans Jazz and Essence Music Festival, John F. Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., and the Apollo Theaterin Harlem, New York. The New Orleans resident is currently working on her solo EP and […]

Shawnna readies new album, discusses repaired rapport with Ludacris

As a founding member and the first lady of Disturbing Tha Peace, rapid-fire rapper Shawnna remains one of eight female emcees to register a number one hit on the Billboard Hot 100 with her appearance on Ludacris’ on 2003’s “Stand Up.” Along with an appearance on “What’s Your Fantasy,” her career seemed poised for superstardom. […]

Entrepreneur Sevetri Wilson working to close the racial disparity gap in tech

Sevetri Wilson is a Black female entrepreneur who is shaking up the tech space and defying the odds while raising capital at a meteoric rate. She is the founder of Solid Ground Innovations, LLC., a strategic communications agency that she grew from zero capital to a seven-figure enterprise at 22-years-old. In 2016, Wilson launched her […]

Emerging R&B artist Mic Ventress gives us life with new single (video)

New Orleans is known for its outstanding music. It’s the birthplace of jazz, No Limit Records and Cash Money Records.  The city often sits at the epicenter of new ways to invent the art form of music. Mic Ventress is one of the emerging artists from the 5th Ward. The 27-year-old R&B entertainer has been […]

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