In Memory

  The Roc Awards Show is grieving the loss of a tremendous individual who impacted so many with his passion and personality. Robert “Pop Tarentino” Mitchell was a part of the Roc Awards family from the very beginning and selflessly shared his gifts and amazing talent of photography and music with us. He made our Read more about In Memory[…]

Where Are They Now – Best Actress – Kat Rina Davis

The amazing writer and actress Kat Rina Davis has been causing quite a stir in the thespian field of Rochester NY.  Such projects as PROJECT BALDWIN and THE AMEN CORNER have has her signature style written all over it. Kat draws you in like a moth to the flame. More recently, THE BROWNSTONE and NO Read more about Where Are They Now – Best Actress – Kat Rina Davis[…]

Where Are They Now – Best R&B Male 2015 – Kyle “Finesse” Richardson

Last year, some of out most talented men were heating up seats all over our city.  One in particular has been melting the hearts of young women for a number of years.  After winning the Roc Award for Best Male R&B Artist last year, Kyle “Finesse”  Richardson has teamed up with two other R&B veterans Read more about Where Are They Now – Best R&B Male 2015 – Kyle “Finesse” Richardson[…]

Where Are They Now – Best Female Hip-Hop 2015 – MiAmor The Veteran

We caught up with last years of RocAwards 2015 Best Female Hip-Hop Artist Devorah TheVeteran Chatman.  Since winning the award she has  enrolled in Full Sail University studying Music Production for a BA in Science, dropped two singles; “Hip Hop is Dead” and “Success”, also been in two of the Wild’n in the Roc shows. Read more about Where Are They Now – Best Female Hip-Hop 2015 – MiAmor The Veteran[…]

The Show…The Preshow & the After-party

Yessir a lil Jodeci throw-back for those of you old enough to remember. This year don’t sleep on the numerous events coming to round out Roc Award’s season. The addition of showcases allowed you to get familiar with the potential nominees and up next the Pre-Show. February 13th, 2015 please make your way to the Read more about The Show…The Preshow & the After-party[…]

Introducing the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient….. Mr. Garth Fagan

The Roc Awards Show is so excited to announce our Lifetime Achievement Roc Awards 2015 recipient, Mr. Garth Fagan. Garth Fagan was born in Jamaica, West Indies. The son of an educator, his father had once been Jamaica’s chief education officer. Fagan came to the United States at age 20 to attend college after training Read more about Introducing the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient….. Mr. Garth Fagan[…]

Exclusive Interview with Yolanda Smilez & Khadija Yawn

  You cannot overstate how thirsty the Rochester community is for having a plethora of activities to choose from but it also cannot be overstated how hyper critical they are about whatever gets presented to them. Maybe its something in the water or simply in the vibe of our residents but ask promoters, fans, and Read more about Exclusive Interview with Yolanda Smilez & Khadija Yawn[…]

Review of the Roc Awards Wine, Chocolate, Poetry and Art Showcase featuring The Roc Bottom Slam Team

pics from wine and poetry event “My tongue is a brush, and with it I paint pictures with words from my stories and create art…. So just like Jermaine Cole I too allow these words to be my colors, I’m just painting my heart…,” Chi the Realist spit with a complicated eloquence before a room Read more about Review of the Roc Awards Wine, Chocolate, Poetry and Art Showcase featuring The Roc Bottom Slam Team[…]