Yolonda Ross takes us on her new journey in season 5 of ‘The Chi’

Rolling out season 5 of the hit series “The Chi,” actor Yolonda Ross shares her thoughts on The Chi and its special connection to viewers. Yolonda is excited about her character’s growth and the message she brings to unabashedly independent women. The Chi is now playing on Showtime.

Location scout Timothy Matthews says your network is your net worth

Timothy Matthews is the location scout for SHOWTIME’s “The Chi” for season five. Matthews talked to rolling out about tips for climbing the career ladder, and the importance of networking. How did you get involved in what you do today? I will always preach this to the end: that your network is your net worth. In […]

Lena Waithe’s new TV deal leads to ‘Hoop Dreams’ series

Waithe inks a deal

Lena Waithe’s dominance in Hollywood continues as she just scored another huge victory. Warner Bros. Television Group signed a big exclusive overall deal with “The Chi” creator after a highly competitive bidding war for the producer, actor and Emmy-winning writer and her Hillman Grad Productions. The new multi-year deal will see Waithe and her business […]

Tabitha Brown opening vegan restaurant in LA

Actress Tabitha Brown knows her way around a kitchen and has been sharing her vegan dishes and recipes over the internet for a while now. She’s now expanding her cooking portfolio and will be opening her new vegan restaurant in Los Angeles called Kale My Name. The popular eatery was a favorite spot that Brown […]

LeBron James’ latest move might make him a billionaire

LeBron James continues to stack his chips as he chases the illusive billionaire status. Forbes reports that the NBA baller is set to make a record $111.2 million between his on-court and off-court earnings this year, making him by far the highest-paid NBA player. Staying on his financial trek, James and his business partner Maverick […]

Jacob Latimore of ‘The Chi’ lands role in ‘House Party’ remake

“The Chi’s” Jacob Latimore has been cast as one of the new leads for the upcoming House Party reboot. It was originally announced that the film would star Jorge Lendeborg Jr. and Tosin Cole, but according to Deadline, Lendeborg left to focus on his mental health, a decision that both the studio and filmmakers were […]

Tabitha Brown retires her husband and checks Wendy Williams in the process

Wendy Williams may have had trouble in her love life and marriage, but actress Tabitha Brown recently told the gossip queen to keep her hurt to herself and stay out of her relationship. Brown announced this week on Instagram that she retired her husband Chance Brown after he took a chance on her acting dream […]

Da Brat and Jesseca Dupart land new series on WE tv (video)

Da Brat made an appearance on “The Chi” over the weekend and held her little brother Bow Wow down during his Verzuz battle with Soulja Boy Saturday, June 26. The “Funkdafied” rapper now has announced that she has a new docuseries coming on WE tv called “Brat Loves Judy.” The upcoming show will see the […]

La La Anthony files papers to end nearly 11-year marriage to Carmelo Anthony

La La Anthony has filed for divorce. The “Power” star has split from Carmelo Anthony — the father of her 14-year-old son Kiyan — after almost 11 years of marriage and cited irreconcilable differences as the reason for their separation in documents filed in New York on Thursday, June 17, 2021. La La, 41, first […]

Joel Steingold talks about his role on Showtime’s ‘The Chi’

Joel Steingold portrays Marcus St. John on season four of Showtime’s “The Chi.” He stopped by rolling out’s The Wine Up to uncork all the spicy details of his character’s role this season. Tune in to hear what Steingold had to say about his relationship between Douda and his character St. John.

Jasmine Davis of ‘The Chi’ discusses being the show’s 1st transgender actor

Jasmine Davis is a series regular on Showtime’s hit series, “The Chi.” She’s also the show’s first transgender character. The ladies of The Wine Up spoke with Davis about her character, Imani, being the show’s first transgender actor and her transition from modeling to acting. Watch as she discusses her lifestyle, working with co-star Luke […]

Kandi Burruss getting a spin-off show on Bravo

Music mogul and “Real Housewives of Atlanta” star Kandi Burruss is getting her own spin-off show on Bravo centering around her family which consists of her husband Todd, their kids and Burruss’ mother’s crew, The Old Lady Gang. The OLG squad consists of Burruss’ mother Mama Joyce and her aunts Nora and Bertha. Expected to […]

Lena Waithe partners with Indeed to spotlight rising Black filmmakers

Waithe inks a deal

Hollywood producer and writer Lena Waithe has partnered with Indeed to launch the “Rising Voices” initiative, which will showcase how jobs change the world. “Rising Voices” will uncover, invest in and share stories created by Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) filmmakers and storytellers around the singular theme of the meaning of work, and […]

Lena Waithe accepting applications for mentorship program

“The Chi” creator Lena Waithe has launched a new mentorship program and is now accepting applications from aspiring marginalized storytellers to help them kick off their careers. Waithe’s Hillman Grad Productions banner created the Hillman Grad Mentorship Lab to help aspiring film and television makers to connect, grow and accelerate their careers. Hillman Grad Productions […]

Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine of ‘The Chi’ juggles love in ‘Farewell Amor’

Now that his run as Ronnie on Showtime’s “The Chi“ has come to an end, Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine juggles love and liberty in his latest role as Walter in the Sundance award-winning film, Farewell Amor. Speaking to rolling out, Mwine discusses the film’s themes of romance and reconnection when a family reunites after 17 […]

‘Straight Outta Compton’ actor Jason Mitchell arrested on gun and drug charges

Jason Mitchell, who is best known for portraying the late iconic rapper Easy E in the critically acclaimed film Straight Outta Compton, is on a dangerous downward trajectory that is punctuated by his latest arrest. The 33-year-old New Orleans-born actor has been arrested in Harris County, Mississippi, for possession of guns and a copious amount […]

Tiffany Boone breaks silence about her exit from Showtime’s ‘The Chi’

Tiffany Boone Breaks

Tiffany Boone breaks her silence on her exit from Showtime’s “The Chi.” Boone used the Instagram platform to deliver a lengthy message on her exit from the hit show. This is the first time Boone has addressed her departure after she accused co-star Jason Mitchell of sexual harassment. In the note, Boone says she spoke […]