Rotimi Expecting First Child With Fiancé Vanessa Mdee

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Singer/actor Rotimi and his fiancée Vanessa Mdee (Tanzanian superstar singer/songwriter/ MTV VJ/ radio & TV host) are about to become parents as they announce that they are expecting their first child. Visit for more information The couple, who met during an Essence Festival after party, became engaged last year during New Years Eve. The two developed […]

Rotimi Drops Debut Album ‘All Or Nothing’ Featuring Yung Bleu, Tank & More

Rotimi Drops Debut Album 'All Or Nothing' Featuring Yung Bleu, Tank

Rotimi’s first full-length LP is here. Visit for more information While the multi-talented entertainer has enjoyed the success of starring as a much-hated villain in Starz hit show, Power, he continues to remind his supporters of his versatility. The R&B crooner comes through Friday with his debut album, All or Nothing. Advertisement Rotimi fuses […]

Rotimi Teams Up With Crown Royal to Celebrate ‘Coming 2 America’


Rotimi received a 2-for-1 for being apart of the legendary Coming to America franchise. In addition to playing the role of “Idi Izzi,” the Power actor has become the latest ambassador for the Canadian whisky brand, Crown Royal. He speaks to the importance of the Barbershop and why it is a staple within the Black […]

Rotimi Signs Multi-Million Dollar Deal With Empire


In what has been a rocky road to say the least about this year for many, it has also proved to be one to stretch the industry and challenge artists to truly be creatives. Singer/songwriter Rotimi has stepped up to that challenge and after rolling out top streaming new music and providing job opportunities for […]

Rotimi Enlists Wale for Animated Music Video ‘In My Bed’


The entertainment industry is completely halted due to the coronavirus pandemic, but Rotimi is keeping the show going. Visit for more information The singer took a new creative approach with his latest music video, “In My Bed” featuring Wale. This was also a great job opportunity for 37 animators from 24 cities in 5 […]

Rotimi is the New Face of Sean John’s S/S 2020 Tailored Suit Campaign


Power might have come to an end, but Rotimi is still booked and busy. Visit for more information The actor, recording artist, and entrepreneur announced his collaboration as the face of Sean John’s Spring/Summer 2020 Tailored Suit campaign. “I’m excited to be a part of such a monumental and game-changing brand such as Sean John,” […]

Rotimi Calls Himself the Most Hated TV Villain After Dre’s Death On ‘Power’


Whew Chile, “Power” was something else. Visit for more information The second half of season 6 began with a huge climax. Dre is finally dead. Andre “Dre” Coleman is played by actor and singer Rotimi. Throughout “Power’s” 6 seasons, Rotimi’s role has grown to play a crucial part in the storyline of the Starz […]

Mary J. Blige To Star in ‘Power’ Spinoff Series


The Power spinoff is about to be big with the announcement of the legendary Mary J. Blige set to star in the new show. Visit for more information During the Television Critics Association summer press tour, series creator and co-showrunner Courtney A. Kemp announced that the “first of several” prequel series will be titled […]

50 Cent Wants to Punch Rotimi in the Nose for Unpaid Debt


Rotimi is next in line to pay his debt to 50 Cent. The Empire artist recently released his Walk With Me EP last weekend and was excited to announce its early success. Walk With Me hit number 1 on the iTunes R&B charts. That announcement certainly triggered 50 because he began to troll his the “Love Riddim” artist […]

Rotimi Releases New EP, ‘Walk With Me’ Featuring Vanessa Bling

Rotimi Releases New EP, 'Walk With Me' Featuring Vanessa Bling

Coming full circle back to his original passion of music, Rotimi spent months in the studio perfecting his craft and creating his latest collection, Walk With Me. Visit for more information The collection is led by the single “Love Riddim,” which has already reached over 4 million streams across all platforms. Walk With Me […]

Did You Know That Detroit Rapper Big Sean Is Nigerian?

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Hip-Hop started in the Bronx. Visit for more information But the African-American experience that birthed Hip-Hop started far beyond the borough. In fact, it started beyond the city, the state, the south or the country. It started beyond the belly of slave ships that brought over millions of enslaved Africans from the west coast […]

Reebok Unites Two Style Icons: The Workout Plus Sneaker And Lil Yachty


On Wednesday, global fitness lifestyle brand Reebok joined forces with international rapper and brand partner Lil Yachty to host an unforgettable fashion and music experience celebrating the iconic Reebok Workout Plus sneaker and Reebok’s ‘Always Classic’ campaign. The evening was a living representation of the eclectic culture upon which the Reebok Workout Plus was built, […]

Chris Brown, Cardi B and More Blaze The Stage at Hot for The Holidays

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The holidays typically bring about cold temperatures. Tell that to radio station, Hot 97 because they brought the heat. On a cold 30 degree night in Newark, NJ, some of music’s biggest stars lit up the Prudential Center. The performance line-up included: Chris Brown Cardi B Remy Ma and Fat Joe  Lil Kim Yo Gotti […]

Chris Brown’s “Pills and Automobiles” Remix to Feature Rotimi


Looks like a remix for Chris Brown’s “Pills and Automobiles” is in the works, as if there weren’t enough good features as is, however still exciting.  Actor/Singer Rotimi posted a clip on his Instagram on Nov. 12, of him singing his added verse and announcing that a remix in the works. He stated:“Pills and Automobiles […]

The Source Magazine Presents The Source HBCU [W]RAP UP 2017


There is nothing like an HBCU Homecoming. Visit for more information That could be the entirety of this re-cap but would that really be fair? ABSOLUTELY NOT!  Especially since this year, The Source was front and center of all the hot action during two historic homecomings at Howard University and Morehouse College— as they […]

Power Trip: The Interview with Rotimi

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This article was originally published in The Source issue #271, Interview by Shaheem Reid Visit for more information Since 50 Cent and Rotimi met on the set of Power—which 50 co-stars on and co-executive produces, they’ve hit it off and the Hip-Hop legend has taken the young New Jersey native (Rotimi grew up in […]

Before He Hits TV Screens In ‘Power,’ Listen To Rotimi’s ‘Summer Bangerz’


Power‘s Olurotimi Akinosho a.k.a. Rotimi for short liberates his new five-track project, Summer Bangerz.  Visit for more information Featuring production from Brandon B.A.M Hodge, Bongo, Corte Ellis and more, Summer Bangerz  takes fans back with samples from Mya‘s “Movin On,” LL Cool J‘s “Doin It” and Black Rob‘s “Whoa.” Listen to Rotimi’s new project below, and be sure to catch him […]