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Hip-hop newcomer Reason has undoubtedly made one of the greatest introductions to hip-hop as a featured artist on Marvel’s Black Panther movie soundtrack. Listed alongside greats like Kendrick Lamar and Schoolboy Q, Reason is surely on his way to success. Reason took the time to talk to rolling out to discuss exactly how he got a chance to…

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Something is happening on the R&B landscape that is refreshing and on some levels is going unnoticed. A new style of singer has emerged. She is empowered and unapologetic. SZA and H.E.R. are the embodiment of this shift and are a welcome addition to the world of music. H.E.R. and SZA share a few similarities…

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Kanye West has overtaken Michael Jackson in chart history after making his 40th appearance on the Billboard Hot 100 top 40. The 39-year-old rapper features on ScHoolboy Q’s new single “The Part,” which has climbed to number 40 on the Billboard 100, making it Kanye’s 40th appearance in the top 40 of the chart. West was…

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In what was an epic Day 1 of Panorama Festival, artists such as SchoolboyQ, DJ Khaled, TI, Fat Joe and Remy Ma blessed the stage with stellar performances to a packed crowd in New York City’s Randalls Island. Click the gallery above to view the event photos and check back with rollingout.com for more coverage…

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(Photos provided by Motown Records) BJ The Chicago Kid is better known as Bryan James Sledge, he’s the new artist to look out for this year. With the success of the hit song, “Studio” featuring Schoolboy Q, there seems to be no stopping BJ’s thriving career. Many people don’t know that the talented singer-songwriter received…

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The 2014 BET Hip Hop Awards is just two weeks away! While the city of Atlanta prepares for the most star-studded hip-hop event of the year, fans everywhere will debate who’s coming home with the most wins. Drake tops of the list with eight nominations while many others like Nicki Minaj, ScHoolboy Q and YG are also…

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When Seattle rapper Macklemore took home the Grammy award for Best Rap Album this year, he sent fellow hip-hop star Kendrick Lamar a much-maligned text, apologizing for “robbing” Lamar of an award many thought the Compton rhymer deserved. Macklemore posted the text on Instagram, resulting in a backlash from critics calling his apology over-the-top and/or disingenuous.

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Schoolboy Q may be experiencing success with his major label debut album, Oxymoron, but the Los Angeles native revealed his mixed feelings about that success in a recent interview. Q spoke to CBS Local affiliate WZMX Hot 93.7. Q says that his popularity is booming, so much so that he’s even been offered his own line of bucket hats (those hats have become a bit of a trademark for Q), but he expressed reluctance with making any more “big money” deals too soon.

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