Common took it back to his roots when he released Nobody’s smiling.” Those roots are Chi-town producer, No I.D. When REVOLT caught up to the Chicago native, he discusses the influences Common had for his latest project as well as the spark in gun violence in the city. Check it out after the jump.
Ariana Grande is about to make major waves in music. With her hip-hop influenced album, My Everything giving 12 tracks featuring almost everyone from Big Sean, A$AP Ferg, and Nicki Minaj, Grande recounts her excitement when learning of the collab with the latter for “Bang Bang” to REVOLT just in time for the 2014 MTV VMAs.. where she’ll be performing. Check it out after the jump.
Wiz Khalifa has the honor of being the first performer on REVOLT LIVE. With that being said, it’s no question that he’d choose to debut his upcoming track, “Staying Out All Night” from Blacc Hollywood on the show. Check it out after the jump.
Another celebrity makes a note of publicly addressing the atrocities occurring in Ferguson, Missouri following the deaths of TWO unarmed men. Speaking with REVOLT, B.o.B. — who has just released the track “New Black” — chimes in on the issue. “I just wanted to be a voice and speak my piece on everything that’s going on and [making something] therapeutic for everybody, because it’s a lot of energy that’s being released, there’s a lot of emotions there,” the ATL rapper said to REVOLT. “And I feel like we all just need to be hand-in-hand at this time.” Check it out after the jump.
Wiz Khalifa’s been on a roll lately. From his Under The Influence (of Music) Tour with DJ Drama to the the success of “We Dem Boyz” and it’s remix to the release of Blacc Hollywood, Wiz is making major moves all while keeping a straight face. While talking to REVOLT, Wiz spoke on a range of thoughts from his album and how he feels about it. He also explains the reason behind the switch up for his “We Dem Boyz.” Check it out after the jump.
After announcing the official cast for the upcoming ‘Love & Hip-Hop: Hollywood’ spinoff yesterday, VH1 has released the first promo. In the quick clip, we get a glimpse into the drama in singer Omarion’s life, as he deals with his pregnant girlfriend, Apryl, and what appears to be his mom. Check it out below, and be sure to tune in when the show premieres on Vh1 on Monday, September 15th at 8pm EST.
It’s no secret that the killing of unarmed people at the hands of police happens much too often. To shed light on this epidemic, REVOLT has decided to give a brief history of many unjust tragedies that led to loss of life… at the hands of police. Check it out after the jump.