Philly musician Dan Rouse fell in love with music thanks to his family

Dan Rouse is a musician based in Philadelphia. At a young age, Rouse became interested in music because of the influences of his parents, and as he grew older, he started to his own sound His style is unique, and he combines gospel, R&B and soul, and adds his own flavor to the music. He […]

Philadelphia artist Jakeya Limitless wants to empower others through her music

Jakeya Limitless is a recording artist and entertainer out of Philadelphia. Her life consists of vocal sessions and being in the studio, as she’s also a vocal mentor and coach. Limitless has collaborated with different artists, producers and musicians around Philadelphia to create a wonderful sound for her listeners. Limitless has an EP project titled […]

NoMo COO Monique Curry-Mims is breaking the cycle of poverty in Philadelphia

No Options, More Opportunities (NoMo) is an organization in Philadelphia whose mission is to provide a safe space for youth and young adults to develop positive life skills and nurture their potential to break the cycle of poverty. With over 15,700 followers across social media, NoMo is getting the message across about what young people […]

Philadelphia radio’s Eric Lynch reveals who’s making the smoke up north

Eric Lynch works behind the scenes at Philadelphia‘s 100.3 R&B. A promotions assistant for Urban One, Lynch takes great pride in working in the music industry in the northeast region of the nation. At the 2022 Made in America festival, Lynch spoke to rolling out about who’s making the smoke in Philadelphia. How is it […]

PnB Rock fatally shot at popular LA restaurant

PnB Rock has been shot. A video of the Philadelphia rapper appearing to show him lying on the floor surrounded by blood has circulated on social media. Due to its graphic content, rolling out will not share the video. The incident happened at Roscoe’s Chicken and Waffles in Los Angeles. Reportedly, 20 minutes before the […]

Social Misfit clothing brand and the culture of Philadelphia’s hustle

PHILADELPHIA – It’s bigger than selling T-shirts and hoodies. Walking down Benjamin Franklin Parkway on the way to the Made in America festival, this reporter saw Donnell Lynch and G, both 22, standing in front of an open trunk full of T-shirts and hoodies on hangers. “We’re just trying to survive, man,” G told rolling […]

Perfumer Tiff Benson shares beauty tips at Made in America

Each year, the Made in America festival brings out the top creatives in the city of Philadelphia. The musical celebration held over Labor Day weekend on Benjamin Franklin Parkway, also drew the attention of New Yorker Tiff Benson. The “perfumista” and content creator is breaking barriers in the beauty industry with her fragrance lifestyle community […]

Philadelphia artist Symone Salib hopes to spark social change with her work

Symone Salib is an artist based in Philadelphia who had the opportunity to showcase her work for General Motors at the Made in America festival. Beasley spoke with rolling out about her art and what it means to her. What is the story behind your ‘hood art? My ‘hood is visually illustrated with a bunch of […]

Rapper GloRilla continues to shine with the anthem of the summer

Over the past four months, Memphis, Tennessee, rapper GloRilla has become a popular staple in the music industry with her hit single “F.N.F.” On Sept. 3, the rapper set the stage on fire at the Made in America Festival with the anthem of the summer and showed off her choreography skills along with her two […]

Philadelphia natives share what Made in America means to them

Eli and David were present for the Made in America festival in Philadelphia Sept. 3 to Sept 4. They spoke with rolling out about their time at the festival and what Made in America means to them. What artists are you looking forward to seeing perform? Eli: Lil Uzi Vert. I’m not going to lie, that’s […]

Atlanta rapper JID leaves no question that Dreamville is the best music label

East Atlanta rapper JID showed off his talent in Philadelphia on Sept. 3 during his performance at the Made in America festival. JID came out and delivered a strong message from the jump as he wore a shirt that read in all caps “F— the system, not the world.” The rapper is known for his high-level […]

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 […]

Philly’s own Jazmine Sullivan reminds Made in America crowd R&B still rules

Philadelphia’s own Jazmine Sullivan performed at the Made in America festival on Sept. 3. This was Sullivan’s first performance at the festival, and she put on quite a show for R&B lovers. With the recent talk that R&B is dead, Sullivan quickly debunked those rumors and gave the fans an old-soul vibe, while also satisfying […]

Small business resources for the Jack Daniel’s annual grant program

Jack Daniel’s has been investing in Black businesses during the month of August as part of its “New Beginnings: Make It Count” program. Jack Daniel’s is committing $40,000 to small Black business owners in Philadelphia, Washington DC, and Richmond, VA metro areas. Here are the previous winners of the grant: Ebone Bell- Founder and Editor-in-Chief […]

Jack Daniel’s taps rolling out to help drive awareness of ‘New Beginnings, Make it Count’ grant program worth $40K in Philly, DC and Richmond, VA

Jack Daniel’s has tapped rolling out to highlight an incredible opportunity to contribute to the success of local Black businesses in Philadelphia, Washington DC, and Richmond, VA metro areas. Jack Daniel’s is committing $40,000 to small Black business owners through their annual grant program, New Beginnings, Make it Count in Philadelphia, Washington DC and Richmond, VA metro […]

Rapper G Herbo is focused on his family and community

Hip-Hop artist G Herbo discusses what inspired him to rap (Photo by Derrel Jazz Johnson for rolling out)

Hip-hop artist G Herbo, who performed at the 14th Annual Roots Picnic in Philadelphia, discusses what inspired him to rap, growing up in the rap game, how fatherhood has helped him mature, and how he is helping his community.

Singer Suzann Christine talks about the healing power of music

Singer Suzann Christine discusses the healing power of music (Photo by Derrel Jazz Johnson for rolling out)

Singer Suzann Christine discusses recording a song inspired by Sandra Bland, the healing power of music, shares her musical inspirations, discusses her style, and working with legendary artists following her performance at the 14th Annual Roots Picnic in Philadelphia.

Umar Johnson responds after video of him talking to White woman surfaces

The self-proclaimed “Prince of Pan Afrikanism” immediately went to social media to defend his name after a social media video of him surfaced. On June 2, Twitter user @Resse_856 posted a nine-second clip of Umar Johnson talking to a White woman in New Jersey’s Cherry Hill Mall. The clip received over 3.5 million views in […]

Nakia Dillard wants the younger generation to have a voice through acting

Nakia Dillard is an actor and author who has appeared in numerous films and television shows. His Aikan Performing Arts school in Philadelphia provides high-quality performing arts training to youth and adults. What made you get into acting? It’s crazy because I was extremely shy. Acting kind of gave me a voice when I didn’t have […]

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