Hip Hop News | Trending Hip Hop Stories – The Source http://thesource.com Latest in Hip Hop, Entertainment, Sports and Film Wed, 21 Nov 2018 14:43:25 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 Ladies, If You Slide in Michael B. Jordan’s DMs He May Answer http://thesource.com/2018/11/21/michael-b-jordan-dm/ http://thesource.com/2018/11/21/michael-b-jordan-dm/#respond Wed, 21 Nov 2018 14:43:25 +0000 http://thesource.com/?p=476302 Michael B. Jordan’s latest film, Creed II, is getting ready to crush the box office. The Hollywood heartthrob is on his press run and when he hit The Ellen Show, he let fans know that while he is single he does check his direct messages. Chrissy Teigan was also present for the show and in […]

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Michael B. Jordan’s latest film, Creed II, is getting ready to crush the box office. The Hollywood heartthrob is on his press run and when he hit The Ellen Show, he let fans know that while he is single he does check his direct messages.

Chrissy Teigan was also present for the show and in traditional Chrissy fashion she spoke her mind and asked has Michael B. ever had a hook up via his DMs. Jordan responded, “I’m human, I’m human. Not often, but yes, I have.”

Ladies, his messages are open. Your shots can be shot. But if you are looking to date him, he may tell you that he doesn’t have the current time to do so.

Check out the sit down below.

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KOTD Announces Head I.C.E vs. Chilla Jones Title Match http://thesource.com/2018/11/21/kotd-announces-head-i-c-e-vs-chilla-jones-title-match/ http://thesource.com/2018/11/21/kotd-announces-head-i-c-e-vs-chilla-jones-title-match/#respond Wed, 21 Nov 2018 14:23:51 +0000 http://thesource.com/?p=476064 Canada’s King Of The Dot has announced that Boston’s Chilla Jones will challenge Harlem’s Head I.C.E for the KOTD Chain in Toronto at their DECADE event on December 9, celebrating ten years in the game since their humbling beginnings outdoors in late 2008. The title match is certainly a style clash and provides a tough […]

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Canada’s King Of The Dot has announced that Boston’s Chilla Jones will challenge Harlem’s Head I.C.E for the KOTD Chain in Toronto at their DECADE event on December 9, celebrating ten years in the game since their humbling beginnings outdoors in late 2008. The title match is certainly a style clash and provides a tough opponent for I.C.E to handle in his defense of the title. Head I.C.E took the title somewhat controversially off Rone in early 2017 and defended his crown against a spirited Cortez late last year with memorable third rounds in both. It will be interesting to see how the seasoned veteran that is The Wolf shapes up against the tried and tested challenger in the Kingpen in this judged on the night battle at such an important event.

Ten years in battle rap as a league is no mean feat in itself, and one that is unlikely to be replicated too many times globally. Remaining consistent throughout, KOTD has long-established itself as one of the top-tier battle rap platforms globally and for much of the past decade has been often ranked as #2 behind the industry-leading SMACK / URLTV. The KOTD team led by Organik, Gully TK and Bishop Brigante have been very successful in opening up battle rap internationally to a bigger audience and have put on countless classic battles over the years.

Brooklyn’s Cortez vs. Oakland’s Pass (aka Passwurdz) has also been announced for the Decade event, in a battle which pits two veterans against one another in what is sure to be a highly entertaining bout.

Tickets and Pay Per View available now.

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Fasting for 72 Hours Can Reset Your Entire Immune System http://thesource.com/2018/11/21/fasting-for-72-hours-can-reset-your-entire-immune-system/ http://thesource.com/2018/11/21/fasting-for-72-hours-can-reset-your-entire-immune-system/#respond Wed, 21 Nov 2018 14:21:02 +0000 http://thesource.com/?p=476015 University of Southern California – According to a study done by USC scientists at the University of California, fasting for three days can have a significant improvement in your body’s health. The six-month study was done on both mice and human’s who are currently going through chemotherapy noticed a significant improvement in their health as […]

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University of Southern California – According to a study done by USC scientists at the University of California, fasting for three days can have a significant improvement in your body’s health. The six-month study was done on both mice and human’s who are currently going through chemotherapy noticed a significant improvement in their health as the white blood cells and other toxins in the body were flushed out over the course of the fast.

“When you starve, the system tries to save energy, and one of the things it can do to save energy is to recycle a lot of the immune cells that are not needed, especially those that may be damaged,” Longo said. “What we started noticing in both our human work and animal work is that the white blood cell count goes down with prolonged fasting. Then when you re-feed, the blood cells come back. So we started thinking, well, where does it come from?”

Basically, when you fast for a prolonged amount of time, your body uses the stored glucose, fats and produce ketone bodies that are especially good for your brain, to keep you going and you flush out anything that your body doesn’t need, like damaged cells and toxins. When your eating regularly harmful toxins in the body can attach themselves to these fats and live on but when you fast, your body is forced to lighten itself.  It’s like the survival of the fittest, only the strong survive. “PKA is the key gene that needs to shut down in order for these stem cells to switch into a regenerative mode. It gives the OK for stem cells to go ahead and begin proliferating and rebuild the entire system,” explained Longo, noting the potential of clinical applications that mimic the effects of prolonged fasting to rejuvenate the immune system. “And the good news is that the body got rid of the parts of the system that might be damaged or old, the inefficient parts, during the fasting. Now, if you start with a system heavily damaged by chemotherapy or aging, fasting cycles can generate, literally, a new immune system.”

Further research is needed to discover how the rest of the organs in the body are affected beyond stem cell regeneration. At least we know for now, for people that go through the extremely taxing experience of chemotherapy, prolonged fasting can help your body get back to normal, and possibly even better than before.

Additionally, here is a Ted Talk on the benefits of intermittent fasting.

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Ariana Grande Drops Clues About ‘Thank U, Next’ Video http://thesource.com/2018/11/21/ariana-grande-thank-u-next-video/ http://thesource.com/2018/11/21/ariana-grande-thank-u-next-video/#respond Wed, 21 Nov 2018 13:48:04 +0000 http://thesource.com/?p=476286 Words by: Symone Daniels It looks like the video for Ariana Grande’s latest song, “Thank U, Next” is finished and for the visuals, she is paying homage to at least two legendary films in pop culture. In series of tweets, the Sweetener teased some behind the scene photos. In one tweet the singer drops a […]

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It looks like the video for Ariana Grande’s latest song, “Thank U, Next” is finished and for the visuals, she is paying homage to at least two legendary films in pop culture. In series of tweets, the Sweetener teased some behind the scene photos.

In one tweet the singer drops a clue, “Meet The Plastics” followed by three pictures of her and her posse. Everyone knows the Plastics are from the famous teenage movie Mean Girls which centers around North Shore High School Queen B, Regina George, and her loyal band of followers.

For clue number two the singer posted a picture of her in an orange crop top with an orange MAC Book to go along with her caption “whoever said orange was the new pink was seriously disturbed.” These famous words were uttered by Reese Witherspoon character, Elle Woods in the movie Legally Blonde which is about a spoiled sorority girl who enrolls in Harvard Law School to prove that she can be taken seriously.

In another tweet, Grande posted a picture of her and Jennifer Coolidge who is famous for the “bend in snap” line in Legally Blonde.

Although she hasn’t set a date for the video to drop, we can’t wait to see it!

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SZA Honored at 13th Annual Women in Music Event http://thesource.com/2018/11/21/sza-women-in-music/ http://thesource.com/2018/11/21/sza-women-in-music/#respond Wed, 21 Nov 2018 13:41:02 +0000 http://thesource.com/?p=476284 Words by: Symone Daniels Earlier this week Billboard announced that they will honor SZA at the 13th annual Women in Music event in New York on December 6. The “Love Glore” singer will be honored with the rule breaker, which definitely fits SZA’s style.  The award recognizes a female artist who use their music and platform […]

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Earlier this week Billboard announced that they will honor SZA at the 13th annual Women in Music event in New York on December 6.

The “Love Glore” singer will be honored with the rule breaker, which definitely fits SZA’s style.  The award recognizes a female artist who use their music and platform to defy traditional industry expectations and advance a powerful message for young people.

Early this year SZA sparked  after she flirted with the idea of early retirement from music and said that her next album would be her last,

My world got so much smaller so fast. I have so much to write about. I feel like I’m in a cage,” she told Flaunt. She continued, “I’m making the best album of my life for this next album and I know that… because it’s going to be my last album” — but apparently she delivered the news with a smile, which suggested she may or may not be serious about quitting.

SZA has received multiple Grammy nominations, multi-platinum hits from her CTRL album which dropped in 2017.

Others to be honored at The Billboard’s Women in Music event include Kacy Musgraves and Hayley.

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Fan Rushes on Stage While Pusha T Performs in Toronto http://thesource.com/2018/11/20/pusha-t-toronto/ http://thesource.com/2018/11/20/pusha-t-toronto/#respond Wed, 21 Nov 2018 04:24:59 +0000 http://thesource.com/?p=476268 Pusha T was performing in Toronto at the Danforth Music Hall with New York music group, Phony Ppl. Pusha’s set was disrupted when a fan tried to rush him on stage, but his security team quickly got on it. The DAYTONA rapper confirmed to The Shade Room that he was untouched during the scuffle. There’s […]

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Pusha T was performing in Toronto at the Danforth Music Hall with New York music group, Phony Ppl.

Pusha’s set was disrupted when a fan tried to rush him on stage, but his security team quickly got on it. The DAYTONA rapper confirmed to The Shade Room that he was untouched during the scuffle.

There’s no telling if this incident has anything to do with Drake, but it is a coincidence that he was tried in his hometown.

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Kanye West Donates $150K to Family of Security Guard Killed by Police http://thesource.com/2018/11/20/kanye-west-donates-150k-to-family-of-security-guard-killed-by-police/ http://thesource.com/2018/11/20/kanye-west-donates-150k-to-family-of-security-guard-killed-by-police/#respond Tue, 20 Nov 2018 21:45:25 +0000 http://thesource.com/?p=476089 Kanye West may be done with politics and Donald Trump, but he’s clearly still interested in civic engagement and social concerns. His recent donation of $150,000 to the family of Jemel Roberson, the black security guard who was shot and killed while on duty dealing with an active shooter situation at a Chicago-area bar by […]

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Kanye West may be done with politics and Donald Trump, but he’s clearly still interested in civic engagement and social concerns.

His recent donation of $150,000 to the family of Jemel Roberson, the black security guard who was shot and killed while on duty dealing with an active shooter situation at a Chicago-area bar by a white police officer on Nov. 11, is a case in point.

Although West had not commented on the donation himself as of Saturday, Nov. 17, a fan website (via People) published a screenshot showing the rapper’s donation to the GoFundMe page set up in honor of the slain 26-year-old security guard, father and church organist on Friday, Nov. 16.

Roberson’s killing at the hands of the Midlothian, Illinois, police officer has drawn national outrage. According to multiple reports, Roberson had asked a group of people to leave Manny’s Blue Room Bar in the early hours of Nov. 11 because they were so intoxicated. A witness named Adam Harris told WGN one of the costumers who’d been kicked out returned with a gun and opened fire on the bar, injuring multiple people including the bartender.

Roberson, whose death is still under investigation and whose killer’s name has not been released, was reportedly working extra shifts at the bar and performing paid gigs at local church services for extra money to pay for Christmas presents for his 9-month-old son, according to USA Today.

The mother of Roberson’s son is pregnant with the couple’s second child. She has reportedly hired a lawyer, while Roberson’s mother has filed a federal suit against the officer who killed her son and the police department for which he works.

A Chicago native, West recently came under scrutiny when he announced he was moving — along with his wife, Kim Kardashian West, and their children — back to his hometown. He has yet to show he’s followed through on the move, but he has seemed focused on helping his community in Southern California rebuild amid the ongoing, deadly Woolsey Fire, which also forced the West family out of their home.

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Trump Administration Most Likely Won’t Punish Saudi Prince For Journalist’s Murder http://thesource.com/2018/11/20/trump-administration-most-likely-wont-punish-saudi-prince-for-journalists-murder/ http://thesource.com/2018/11/20/trump-administration-most-likely-wont-punish-saudi-prince-for-journalists-murder/#respond Tue, 20 Nov 2018 21:06:53 +0000 http://thesource.com/?p=476174 Donald Trump has just put the world on notice that his administration will not be taking any strong action against Saudia Arabia or their Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the murder of Jamal Khashoggi, a Washington Post journalist. On Thursday, Trump said that “our intelligence agencies continue to assess all information, but it could […]

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Donald Trump has just put the world on notice that his administration will not be taking any strong action against Saudia Arabia or their Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the murder of Jamal Khashoggi, a Washington Post journalist.

On Thursday, Trump said that “our intelligence agencies continue to assess all information, but it could very well be that the Crown Prince had knowledge of this tragic event — maybe he did and maybe he didn’t!”
He continued, “That being said, we may never know all of the facts surrounding the murder of Mr. Jamal Khashoggi. In any case, our relationship is with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. They have been a great ally in our very important fight against Iran.”
While he might not know whether the prince did or not, sources say that the CIA thinks he is responsible for the murder. Not only do they believe he is responsible, they believe with high confidence that the actual murder was “conducted by members of the prince’s inner circle.”
So what actually happened? We know that the journalist was seized at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey on Oct. 2, while he was in a unit that deals with visas and other routine paperwork. He was trying to get paperwork done so he could get married. Little else has been reported… Well, up until now. Some tapes have emerge that might give us a clue.
A Turkish newspaper reports, that there is a tape where Khashoggi can be heard screaming. Below the screams, you can hear his attackers calling him a traitor. Khashoggi has been a critic of the Saudi government. The tape also reportedly captures him saying, “Release my arm! What do you think you are doing?”
Then towards the end of the recording you hear a male’s voice say, “It is spooky to wear the clothes of a man whom we killed 20 minutes ago.”
The recordings have been given to intelligence officials in the U.S. and Canada as well as several European nations. Trump said U.S. intelligence officers have listened to them, but he has not.

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Stevie J Believes The Notorious B.I.G. Would Approve His Marriage to Faith Evans http://thesource.com/2018/11/20/stevie-j-biggie-faith-evans/ http://thesource.com/2018/11/20/stevie-j-biggie-faith-evans/#respond Tue, 20 Nov 2018 17:21:22 +0000 http://thesource.com/?p=476122 Many people had an opinion to voice when Stevie J married the wife of his late friend The Notorious B.I.G. However, Stevie states that Biggie wouldn’t have any issues about their union. The newlyweds will appear on the new BET show Raq Rants and when posed the question about their marriage and how the late legend […]

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Many people had an opinion to voice when Stevie J married the wife of his late friend The Notorious B.I.G. However, Stevie states that Biggie wouldn’t have any issues about their union.

The newlyweds will appear on the new BET show Raq Rants and when posed the question about their marriage and how the late legend would feel, Stevie claims it would be no issues at all.

“It’s 20-something years later I’m sure he would be happy that she happy and he would be doing his thing,” Stevie between us we got ten children.”

Faith would add that there are certain people who she would question herself if she decided to date, such as Lil Cease, but then reminds everyone this isn’t her first marriage after The Notorious B.I.G.

Stevie makes it clear that “it’s a Jordan affair.”

Check out the video below and be sure to check out Raq Rants for the full interview.

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Tekashi 6ix9ine Placed in General Population of Brooklyn Prison http://thesource.com/2018/11/20/tekashi-6ix9ine-placed-in-general-population-of-brooklyn-prison/ http://thesource.com/2018/11/20/tekashi-6ix9ine-placed-in-general-population-of-brooklyn-prison/#respond Tue, 20 Nov 2018 16:16:00 +0000 http://thesource.com/?p=476112 Hip-Hop has been buzzing since the arrest and reveals of charges against Tekashi 6ix9ine. In case you missed it, the controversial rapper is a part of a RICO case that has provided an eight-count indictment. Tekashi is in federal custody currently, however, he is sitting in general population. TMZ reports 6ix9ine, born Daniel Hernandez, is […]

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Hip-Hop has been buzzing since the arrest and reveals of charges against Tekashi 6ix9ine. In case you missed it, the controversial rapper is a part of a RICO case that has provided an eight-count indictment. Tekashi is in federal custody currently, however, he is sitting in general population.

TMZ reports 6ix9ine, born Daniel Hernandez, is being held at the Brooklyn Metropolitan Detention Center and will not receive special treatment due to his fame. The detention center has been described as “extremely dangerous, violent, or escape-prone.”

Prior to his arrest, Tekashi was believed to be a target of the team in which he recently fired. That belief sped up the federal arrest to attempt to keep both the rapper and others who may have nothing to do with the situation but in the vicinity of the rapper safe.

Reactions to the arrest have poured in from across the Hip-Hop community, including Casanova 2x who is not a fan of the reaction of many who are praising the “FEFE” star’s arrest.

Tekashi 6ix9ine is facing up to life in prison.

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Black Thought is Preparing to Release Another Album http://thesource.com/2018/11/20/black-thought-is-preparing-to-release-another-album/ http://thesource.com/2018/11/20/black-thought-is-preparing-to-release-another-album/#respond Tue, 20 Nov 2018 15:44:33 +0000 http://thesource.com/?p=476106 Words by: Rashad Grove One of the most heralded MC’s in the game in planning on dropping another album this year. Black Thought, frontman of the world-famous Roots crew, collaborated with celebrated producer 9th Wonder and The Soul Council to release the critically acclaimed Streams Of Thought, Vol. 1. After years of anticipation, Thought finally […]

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One of the most heralded MC’s in the game in planning on dropping another album this year. Black Thought, frontman of the world-famous Roots crew, collaborated with celebrated producer 9th Wonder and The Soul Council to release the critically acclaimed Streams Of Thought, Vol. 1. After years of anticipation, Thought finally released a solo project. The album featured appearances from Styles P and Rhapsody. But Thought made a major announcement that another album will be dropping in a few weeks with Salaam Remi handling production duties.

According to the twitter announcement, the album will drop on November 26, 2018. The title of Thought and Remi’s collaborative project Thought is Streams Of Thought, Vol. 2: Traxploitation.

Salaam Remi is a prolific producer who has worked with Ini Kamoze, The Fugees, Amy Winehouse, Nas, Miguel, and others.

The first installment in the Streams Of Thought series is five songs. When the project was released, Thought acknowledged that he had at least two more albums that were ready to go.  The forthcoming second installment is said to have 9 tracks.

2018 had been a banner year for Black Thought. He’s seen by millions every night with the Roots on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. On top of all the music he’s released this year, he managed to spit one the best freestyles of all-time. After almost 25 years in the game, it’s good to see Black Thought get the respect he deserves.

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Cardi B’s Fashion Nova Line is Completely Sold Out http://thesource.com/2018/11/20/cardi-bs-fashion-nova-line-is-completely-sold-out/ http://thesource.com/2018/11/20/cardi-bs-fashion-nova-line-is-completely-sold-out/#respond Tue, 20 Nov 2018 15:06:30 +0000 http://thesource.com/?p=476095 Words by: Rashad Grove To say that Cardi B is having a great year would be a gross understatement. She recently had her first child with Migos rapper Offset. Her debut album Invasion of Privacy has been a tremendous success, producing several singles that have reached the top of the charts. Now, Cardi B has […]

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To say that Cardi B is having a great year would be a gross understatement. She recently had her first child with Migos rapper Offset. Her debut album Invasion of Privacy has been a tremendous
success, producing several singles that have reached the top of the charts. Now, Cardi B has continued her hot streak as a businesswoman by launching her clothing line in partnership with Fashion Nova.

According to reports, Cardi B’s line at Fashion Nova is a runaway success, selling out immediately. The line sold out within hours of its debut. The former reality show star shared on social media that some of the items her line should be restocked just in time for Black Friday, and other pieces will be back on the site in a couple of weeks.

Speaking her entrepreneurial endeavor the “Bodak Yellow” rapper said, “Fashion Nova gave me an opportunity to design what I like, what I want to put out. I’m gonna put out a line with them, a
little somethin’ somethin.’ I’m collabbin’ with them for the fall. It’s gonna be great because it’s what I like … They’ve been rocking with me from the beginning. On top of that, Fashion Nova
is big. I know a lot of people can’t afford expensive-ass sh*t … so everything is gonna be affordable. I want people to look good and high end with a good budget price. That’s the perfect
opportunity.”

Without question, 2018 has been the year of Cardi B.

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Cicely Tyson is the First African American Actress to Receive Honorary Oscar http://thesource.com/2018/11/20/cicely-tyson-honorary-oscar/ http://thesource.com/2018/11/20/cicely-tyson-honorary-oscar/#respond Tue, 20 Nov 2018 15:01:26 +0000 http://thesource.com/?p=476091 Words by: Rashad Grove The top echelon of the film industry of Hollywood came together to honor several artists for contributions. At 93 years young, legendary actress Cicely Tyson received an Honorary Oscar. She is the first African American to receive the prize. In a career that has spanned over sixty years, Tyson is the […]

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The top echelon of the film industry of Hollywood came together to honor several artists for contributions. At 93 years young, legendary actress Cicely Tyson received an Honorary Oscar. She is the first African American to receive the prize.

In a career that has spanned over sixty years, Tyson is the recipient of three Primetime Emmy Awards, four Black Reel Awards, one Screen Actor Guild Award, and one Tony Award. Quincy Jones, Ava DuVernay, and Tyler Perry were among those in attendance who came to pay tribute to the iconic actress at Sunday’s Governors Awards. speaking of the numerous challenges she overcame as a black actress in America and the formidable career she has forged on stage and on screen.

In her acceptance speech, Tyson spoke of the numerous challenges that she faced as she attempted to pursue her dream of acting. She said, “Mom, I know you didn’t want me to do this,” she said, according to The Hollywood Reporter, referring to her mother, “but I did and here it is. For the longest time, I wanted to hear something positive from her. When I did [the Emmy-
winning TV movie] Jane Pittman…she said, ‘I am so proud of you.’ If I had not heard those words from her, none of this would make a difference to me.”

Adding to her trophy case, Tyson is the recipient of the Kennedy Center award in 2015. She received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, which is the highest civilian honor in the United States.

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Happy Birthday Phife Dawg! (R.I.P.) http://thesource.com/2018/11/20/happy-birthday-phife-dawg-r-i-p/ http://thesource.com/2018/11/20/happy-birthday-phife-dawg-r-i-p/#respond Tue, 20 Nov 2018 13:37:17 +0000 http://thesource.com/?p=476080 On this day in 1970, the second lyrical half of A Tribe Called Quest, Phife Dawg was born. Born Malik Isaac Taylor in Queens, New York, Phife is one-fourth of one of the most influential groups in Hip Hop culture; A Tribe Called Quest. It’s been almost three years since Phife lost his battle with […]

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On this day in 1970, the second lyrical half of A Tribe Called Quest, Phife Dawg was born. Born Malik Isaac Taylor in Queens, New York, Phife is one-fourth of one of the most influential groups in Hip Hop culture; A Tribe Called Quest. It’s been almost three years since Phife lost his battle with diabetes, however, his music will live on for eternity.

On many of ATCQ’s tracks, fans have always rightfully celebrated Q-Tip’s lyricism, but rarely gave Phife Dawg his proper due. In posthumous honor of his birthday, we have put together a list of his top five hottest verses to shine light on the unsung lyrical phenom that is Phife Dawg.

5. “Electric Relaxation” On this standout track from the album Midnight Marauders, Phife and The Abstract went toe to toe, trading off verse without a hook until the song ended, with standout bars like, “Let me hit it from the back, girl I won’t catch a hernia/Bust off on your couch, now you got Seaman’s Furniture..”and let’s not forget, “I like ‘em brown, yellow, Puerto Rican or Haitian/Name is Phife Dawg from the Zulu Nation..”

4. “La Schmoove” This was a featured verse from Phife Dawg on a track by Brooklyn rap tongue twisters Fu Schnickens. On this track, Phife had the third verse, yet opened it like it was his own song saying,

Now here I go, once again with the ill flow/Other MC’s that rap, their style is so-so..”

3. “Scenario” Being one of the most popular songs on A Tribe Called Quest’s Low End Theory album, Phife Dawg’s opening verse is one that rings in the ears of many rap fans.

“Ayo, Bo knows this, and Bo knows that/ But bo don’t know jack cause Bo can’t rap//Well what do you know, the Di-Dawg, is first up to bat/No batteries included and no strings attached.”

2. “Award Tour” Another cut from Midnight Marauders, Award Tour was a huge success for A Tribe Called Quest. It also houses some of Phife Dawg’s strongest metaphors.
“I have a quest to have a mic in my hand/without that, it’s like Kryptonite and Superman/So Shaheed come in with the sugar cuts//Phife Dawg’s my name, but on stage, call me Dynomut..t”

“So, next time that you think you want something here/Make something dope or take that garbage to St.Elsewhere..”

<u1. “Buggin Out” Coming from their most popular album, this is regarded as Phife’s illest bars. Phife Dawg spits two of the hardest verses on the album on this one record.
“Yo microphone check one, two, what is this?/The five foot assassin with the roughneck business/I float like gravity, never had a cavity/Got more rhymes than the Winans got family..”

“You soar off to another world, deep in your mind/But people seem to take that, as being unkind/’Oh yo he’s acting stank,’ really on the regal?/a man of the fame not a man of the people/believe that if you want but I tell you this much/riding on the train with no dough, sucks..”

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Tekashi 6ix9ine Facing Life in Prison Over Racketeering, Gun Charges http://thesource.com/2018/11/20/tekashi-6ix9ine-indicted/ http://thesource.com/2018/11/20/tekashi-6ix9ine-indicted/#respond Tue, 20 Nov 2018 11:00:45 +0000 http://thesource.com/?p=476023 Tekashi 6ix9ine and his former associates are accused of running a gang. Daniel Hernandez, better known as 6ix9ine, was arrested in New York City on Federal charges on November 18, TMZ reports and Pitchfork has confirmed with the U.S. Lawyer’s office. 6ix9ine’s ex-manager Shottie, born Kifano Jordan, and their affiliates, Faheem Walter aka Crippy, Jensel Butler […]

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Tekashi 6ix9ine and his former associates are accused of running a gang.

Daniel Hernandez, better known as 6ix9ine, was arrested in New York City on Federal charges on November 18, TMZ reports and Pitchfork has confirmed with the U.S. Lawyer’s office. 6ix9ine’s ex-manager Shottie, born Kifano Jordan, and their affiliates, Faheem Walter aka Crippy, Jensel Butler or Ish, Jamel Jones, otherwise known as Mel Murda, and Fuguan Lovick aka Fu Banga were also arrested. They all face racketeering and guns charges. 6ix9ine said a week ago that he got rid of his entire team and canceled his tour.

As indicated by the eight-count indictment, seen by Pitchfork, Hernandez and alternate respondents “took an interest in the task and administration” of the Nine Trey Gangsta Bloods. The indictment blames the alleged gang members for murder, burglary, ambush, drug dealing, and that’s just the beginning. Two of the charges Hernandez faces have the greatest punishment of life in prison. Pitchfork has emailed a delegate for 6ix9ine for input.

“As alleged in the indictment, this gang, which included platinum-selling rap artist Tekashi 6ix9ine, wreaked havoc on New York City, engaging in brazen acts of violence,” U.S. Attorney Geoffrey S. Berman said in a statement. “Showing reckless indifference to others’ safety, members of the gang were allegedly involved in robberies and shootings, including a shooting inside the crowded Barclay’s Center, and a shooting in which an innocent bystander was hit.”

The gangbangers got charged on distributed drugs that included heroin, fentanyl, furanyl fentanyl, MDMA, dibutylone and marijuana all around Manhattan, Brooklyn and the Bronx, according to prosecutors.

Many of 6ix9ine’s songs like his Billboard song “Gummo” include his claims about shooting people and other forms of violence. The artist is now in federal custody and is expected to be arraigned this Monday evening.

 

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Cops Called on Black Man for Singing JAY-Z’s ’99 Problems’ http://thesource.com/2018/11/20/jay-z-99-problems-cops/ http://thesource.com/2018/11/20/jay-z-99-problems-cops/#respond Tue, 20 Nov 2018 11:00:31 +0000 http://thesource.com/?p=476029 Davon Eddington was on the phone with his brother enjoying a beer in his own backyard. The pair was talking about the Lakers and LeBron James when Eddington casually quoted the infamous JAY-Z lyric, “I got 99 problems but a b—h ain’t one.” A neighbor overhead his comment and came to the conclusion that he […]

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Davon Eddington was on the phone with his brother enjoying a beer in his own backyard. The pair was talking about the Lakers and LeBron James when Eddington casually quoted the infamous JAY-Z lyric, “I got 99 problems but a b—h ain’t one.”

A neighbor overhead his comment and came to the conclusion that he was beating his wife who was upstairs showering at the time. TMZ reports that police arrived at the scene with their guns already drawn.

Cops Called on Black Man for Singing JAY-Z's '99 Problems'

The situation was swiftly diffused once law enforcement learned that it was a big misunderstanding. Eddington explained how the incident went down in a video shared by TMZ.

“I end up walking around to the front of my house and I end up being met by police with guns drawn,” he says. “And another officer came running like, ‘No, no no, this is not how it happened. We kinda heard the conversation and he’s been on the phone the whole time.’ “It was like, ‘We apologize. It seems like you’ve been swatted.’”

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Azealia Banks Says Kim Kardashian Ruined Kanye West http://thesource.com/2018/11/20/azealia-banks-kanye-west/ http://thesource.com/2018/11/20/azealia-banks-kanye-west/#respond Tue, 20 Nov 2018 11:00:28 +0000 http://thesource.com/?p=476026 Azealia Banks hopped on Instagram over the weekend to send a few direct shots at Kanye West. She started off saying the Chicago rapper planned to steal a design that she created for him. Later on, she insisted that his wife, Kim Kardashian ruined him and will eventually leave him. Addressing her Instagram live viewers, […]

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Azealia Banks hopped on Instagram over the weekend to send a few direct shots at Kanye West.

She started off saying the Chicago rapper planned to steal a design that she created for him. Later on, she insisted that his wife, Kim Kardashian ruined him and will eventually leave him.

Addressing her Instagram live viewers, she said that Ye got upset that she sent him a heart emoji making it seem like it meant more than what it did. She proceeded to say the beauty mogul damaged the rapper and that we’re never getting the old Kanye back.

“He just does dumb shit on purpose for attention,” Banks says of the Yeezus rapper. “No clue what kind of role model he is trying to be for his kids by being a messy cunt. Truth is, Kim Kardashian ruined Kanye West and won’t be done with him until she’s sucked the last drop of blood,” Banks says. “We won’t be getting the old Kanye back ever. He is completely ruined.

Elsewhere in the rant, Azealia Banks added fuel to the rumor that Kim K had an affair with Drake.

“Kim Kardashian is absolutely going to leave you,” Banks says in the video. “She’s already fucking gone. Say what you want to want about her, but in some sense, I’m feeling bad for her because you’re just a dummy. You just be acting dumb just to act dumb. Like, how is that sexy? I’m sorry. If I was Kim Kardashian, I would fuck Drake too.”

The Harlem rapper shared a Yeezy Modular Survival Kit which is the idea she said Ye tried to steal. In case the fireproof community that he wants to build replicate Banks’ design, we know where we saw it first.

“Since everyone likes to drain me of my energy and runoff on the plug (me) – let me show you this genius product design I created for Kanye West,” she writes. “This is the YEEZY MODULAR SURVIVAL KIT. It contains an electric generator, a hot plate, a convection oven, a small cloth washer, and a mini-fridge. I came up with this idea as a disaster kit for camping. I designed it with Vadik Marmaledov for “YEEZY INDUSTRIES”.. kanye mentioned something about Kim Kardashian being jealous he was talking to me then ghosted, but I’m pretty sure it’s just sneaky Kanye’s way of trying to steal my idea and leave me out.”

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Diddy is Planning Elaborative Funeral for Kim Porter in Georgia With Horse-Drawn Carriages http://thesource.com/2018/11/20/diddy-georgia-funeral/ http://thesource.com/2018/11/20/diddy-georgia-funeral/#respond Tue, 20 Nov 2018 11:00:28 +0000 http://thesource.com/?p=476046 Kim Porter will be laid to rest in her hometown of Georgia, and Diddy is ensuring that the memorial suits the woman who he considers more than a soulmate. TMZ reports that the funeral will be on Saturday in Columbus, Georgia. Porter grew up in Columbus and graduated from Columbus High in 1988. Her mother, Sarah, […]

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Kim Porter will be laid to rest in her hometown of Georgia, and Diddy is ensuring that the memorial suits the woman who he considers more than a soulmate.

TMZ reports that the funeral will be on Saturday in Columbus, Georgia. Porter grew up in Columbus and graduated from Columbus High in 1988. Her mother, Sarah, was also laid to rest there in 2014.

Sources say that family and friends are scheduled for dinner the day before the ceremony, and are planning an event for Sunday.

Diddy reportedly wants an extravagant ceremony. He’s in talks of getting a casket that will travel by carriage, pulled by horses.

Celebrity Pastor T.D. Jakes will conduct the service.

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Man Charged for Saying he’s Going to ‘Blow Up’ Bathroom, Mistaken for a Bomb http://thesource.com/2018/11/20/blow-up-bathroom/ http://thesource.com/2018/11/20/blow-up-bathroom/#respond Tue, 20 Nov 2018 11:00:08 +0000 http://thesource.com/?p=476032 A New Orleans man named Arthur Posey was literally arrested for saying he’s going to blow up the bathroom. As in he needed to take a s–t, but for some reason, someone thought that he was going to use a bomb. Posey, 30, was at Willie’s Chicken Shack in the French Quarter of New Orleans […]

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A New Orleans man named Arthur Posey was literally arrested for saying he’s going to blow up the bathroom. As in he needed to take a s–t, but for some reason, someone thought that he was going to use a bomb.

Posey, 30, was at Willie’s Chicken Shack in the French Quarter of New Orleans when he made the alleged threat. The manager claims that she got into a heated argument with Posey after lying and saying she didn’t know when the restaurant closed.

“Y’all about to close right now, because I’m going to get a bomb and blow this place up,” he said according to the manager. The Chicken Shack’s general manager advised her to call the police.

By the time the police arrived, Posey left but he was found at a nearby establishment. Although he explained that he simply wanted to use the bathroom, he was still charged with two counts of communicating false information of planned arson. Posey will also need to appear in court on Nov. 29 for a competency hearing.

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Justine Skye Subliminally Accuses Sheck Wes of Abusing Her http://thesource.com/2018/11/19/justine-skye-sheck-wes/ http://thesource.com/2018/11/19/justine-skye-sheck-wes/#respond Mon, 19 Nov 2018 21:47:22 +0000 http://thesource.com/?p=475967 Justine Skye spoke on her experiences with domestic violence on social media and in recent interviews. The “Build” singer took to Instagram to explain the visuals to the song: “As [Domestic Violence] Awareness month comes to an end.. the issue doesn’t just disappear. Recently I’ve had one of the scariest/heart breaking experiences in my life […]

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Justine Skye spoke on her experiences with domestic violence on social media and in recent interviews.

The “Build” singer took to Instagram to explain the visuals to the song:

“As [Domestic Violence] Awareness month comes to an end.. the issue doesn’t just disappear. Recently I’ve had one of the scariest/heart breaking experiences in my life and it’s still hard for me to talk about. I felt stupid, angry, depressed.. blamed myself. Trying to figure out how someone who claimed they loved me so much could find such evil within themselves to hurt me mentally and physically. I had to find the strength within myself and I’m hoping that through this video I can motivate whoever else is going through this or worse, to do the same. You are strong, you are loved and you deserve so much better.”

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As DV Awareness month comes to an end.. the issue doesn’t just disappear. Recently I’ve had one of the scariest/heart breaking experiences in my life and it’s still hard for me to talk about. I felt stupid, angry, depressed.. blamed myself. Trying to figure out how someone who claimed they loved me so much could find such evil within themselves to hurt me mentally and physically. Learned a lot about the people I chose to call my “friends”.. and about myself. I was one of those people who would be like “No man would ever put their hands on me! .. blah blah blah..” We all think we know what we’d do until it’s happening to you. Now, I’m not looking for sympathy and never thought this would be part of the story I’d be telling of my self.. unfortunately it is, but I won’t let it be what defines me. I had to find the strength within myself and I’m hoping that through this video I can motivate whoever else is going through this or worse, to do the same. You are strong, you are loved and you deserve so much better 💜 | Video link in bio

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The Brooklyn singer explicitly refrained from naming her abuser, but the Internet detectives identified him as Sheck Wes.

Fans began naming people who she was connected with and Skye subsequently liked a tweet that mentions the “Mo Bamba” rapper. “It’s probably tough as hell for her to watch her abuser’s star rise the way his has recently,” the user wrote.

After stirring up the pot, Justine Skye tweeted, “I never said who it was because I knew it wouldn’t matter to a lot of you,” she wrote. “It’s just something for you to talk about today. That’s just the reality of it. But I made a video about it in hopes that it can inspire someone else get away for their abusive partner.. That was my goal.”

Wes has not commented on the accusations.

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