Singer Nia Sultana is walking in her power with new EP

Nia Sultana exudes a peace that only comes from someone who knows their purpose and is walking in it. The Brooklyn, New York, native has been navigating the industry with the poise of a veteran and has garnered the attention of industry heavyweights like Rick Ross who performs on her new single, “Proven.” Sultana’s music […]

Ciara and Summer Walker collaborate again for ‘Better Thangs’

Ciara and Summer Walker are collaborating again, but this time not for “Ciara’s Prayer,” instead the song will be called “Better Thangs.” The duo recently dropped the cover art for their new single on which features the singers donned white tank tops and cut-off denim shorts as a fun way to say goodbye to summer. […]

Ella Mai says R&B is ‘very much alive’ during Good Morning Gorgeous tour

Popular R&B artist, Ella Mai, performed her biggest hits and some new music from her latest album Heart On My Sleeve, just before Mary J. Blige took the stage for the opening night of the Good Morning Gorgeous tour. The singer wore an all-black short set with an oversized blazer. The British-born singer-songwriter also performed […]

Queen Naija opens for Good Morning Gorgeous tour

The Black-owned company, The Black Promoters Collective, “is dedicated to placing urban music back in the hands of  Black promoters.” As a result this weekend many were able to enjoy the experience of Mary J. Blige’s Good Morning Gorgeous tour presented by Hologic. Before Blige made an appearance, Capitol Records singer, Queen Naija opened up […]

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 […]

R&B singers showcase their powerful voices on Bonfire stage

Sponsored by Backwoods, Bonfire ATL not only caters to the hip-hop audience, but also to R&B music. Rhythm and blues is an internationally popular genre that caters to diverse audiences. The R&B duo, D— Tootie and Jazzy with the Soul, performed together this past Sunday on the Bonfire stage. They later spoke to rolling out […]

Kantii surprises Bonfire ATL attendees with explicit song

Bonfire ATL sponsored by Backwoods brings out the best artists each Sunday. Kantii recently graced the stage wearing a ’90s-inspired look that consisted of a bucket hat, and a black bralette crop top with baggy distressed jeans. Rolling out spoke to her before her performance the advice she has for aspiring music artists. Who is […]

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 […]

DJ Lynda Carter puts a remix on dance music in the heart of Detroit

Serial entrepreneur and real estate boss DJ Lynda Carter describes how she melded her business background and her love for music into successful businesses, including two bars and two food trucks. Tell us a little bit about yourself.  I was born overseas, but I grew up on the west side of Detroit. I went to […]

Ari Lennox shares self-love message on ‘age/sex/location’ album

Love and sex are in the air after Dreamville artist Ari Lennox announced that she would be dropping her third studio album titled, age/sex/location. One of the songs we can expect is her hit single, “Pressure,” that debuted September of 2021. This had fans utterly shocked that a year later she would be giving them an entire […]

UK singer Abisha discusses her new EP ‘Everything Falls Into Place’

Abisha gets inspiration for her music from real-life romantic experiences. The London singer-songwriter recently stopped by rolling out to discuss her latest EP Everything Falls Into Place. How do you feel about your latest project? I’m so excited it’s finally out. It was such a fun EP to make, and it was all super positive and […]

After Diddy’s comments, do you think R&B is dead?

There has been much debate on social media over the past few days about R&B and if it’s on his last leg. During an Instagram live with Timbaland, Diddy put it out to the world that the genre is just not the same anymore. “R&B is motherf—— dead as of right now,” Diddy said last […]

Tevin Campell says he’s ready to open up about his sexuality

Tevin Campbell is one of the most prominent R&B stars that came to the forefront in the ’90s, and now he’s ready to talk about more than just his music. In an interview with PEOPLE on Aug. 17, Campbell opened up about his sexuality, and how he’s embraced his sexual identity over the past few […]

Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority welcomes new members Brownstone

Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Inc. returned to Indianapolis, Indiana, to celebrate its Centennial Boule July 12-17. They welcomed several new members, including Marsha Abrosius, and the ladies of Brownstone. Rolling out spoke with group member Nicci Gilbert about being inducted into the centennial class. What about Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Inc. made you want to join? […]

Anita Baker thankful to Chance the Rapper for helping her get music masters

The musical paradigm has shifted drastically to the point where older R&B singers are now paying homage to younger hip hop stars for showing them the way in terms of entrepreneurship and taking ownership of their artistry. Soul singer Anita Baker expressed gratitude to Chance the Rapper for shepherding her through the complex process of […]

Diddy launches new R&B label; inks exclusive album deal with Motown Records

Making history again, Sean “Diddy” Combs, aka Love, announced on May 10 the launch of his new R&B record label ‘LOVE RECORDS‘ and simultaneously signed a one time album deal with Motown Records. The new label will be dedicated to R&B music and will release singles and collaborative projects from a collective of world-class artists, producers […]

Grammy-nominated group The Ton3s giving listeners a fresh sound

The Ton3s, formerly known as The Hamiltones, is composed of North Carolina natives J. Vito, Tony Lelo, and 2E. The soul trio’s name  originated from their work as backup vocalists for Grammy-winning R&B artist Anthony Hamilton. The group has released four projects under The Hamiltones name, including their powerful debut album 1964, a Christmas album, […]

Tarrey Torae gives hopeless romantics a chance at love with ‘Catching Feelings’

Tarrey Torae is a singer, songwriter, and a six-time “Showtime at the Apollo” winner known for her work on Grammy-winning albums with John Legend and Ye West, and Grammy-nominated albums with J. Ivy. She has also  toured with Talib Kweli, Common, J. Ivy and The Roots. Torae talked to rolling out about her album, Catching […]

R&B artist Eric Roberson giving ‘Lessons’ on his independent career

Thirteen albums and over 20 years into his solo music career, Eric Roberson has released a book to go with his latest album, Lessons. Recently, Roberson visited the rolling out office to share some of the lessons he’s learned in love and in his career. In recent years, independence has been preached throughout the music […]

Davion Farris performs Michael Jackson cover prior to release of new single

Davion Farris is a part of R&B and hip-hop royalty. His two brothers, SiR and D Smoke, have already established themselves as solo artists. Now, Farris is climbing the ranks as a solo act, and he’s already won a Grammy for his writing abilities working with Lucky Daye. Farris’ latest single, “Bad Guy,” is now […]