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Rotimi Signs Multi-Million Dollar Deal With Empire

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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’

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The entertainment industry is completely halted due to the coronavirus pandemic, but Rotimi is keeping the show going. 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 different continents to create the […]

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

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Power might have come to an end, but Rotimi is still booked and busy. 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,” the “Decisions” singer said. “They […]

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

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The Power spinoff is about to be big with the announcement of the legendary Mary J. Blige set to star in the new show. 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 Power Book 2: Ghost, and […]

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

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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. The collection is led by the single “Love Riddim,” which has already reached over 4 million streams across all platforms. Walk With Me is the perfect fusion of […]

Did You Know That Detroit Rapper Big Sean Is Nigerian?

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Hip-Hop started in the Bronx. 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 of The Motherland to this […]

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

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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

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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

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There is nothing like an HBCU Homecoming. 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 celebrated 150 years of Black […]

Power Trip: The Interview with Rotimi

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This article was originally published in The Source issue #271, Interview by Shaheem Reid 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 Newark, Maplewood and the Oranges) […]

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

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Power‘s Olurotimi Akinosho a.k.a. Rotimi for short liberates his new five-track project, Summer Bangerz.  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 on season three of Power Sunday, July […]