The Source http://thesource.com Latest in Hip Hop, Entertainment, Sports and Film Fri, 21 Sep 2018 00:10:03 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 Suge Knight Agrees to Serve 28 Years in Prison http://thesource.com/2018/09/20/suge-knight-28-years/ http://thesource.com/2018/09/20/suge-knight-28-years/#respond Fri, 21 Sep 2018 00:08:23 +0000 http://thesource.com/?p=466015 Death Row Records founder Suge Knight has agreed to 28 years in prison after pleading no contest to the 2015 hit-and-run death of a man. The charge in which Knight plead no contest to was voluntary manslaughter, in which Terry Carter was plowed over by a vehicle Knight drove at a restaurant in Compton. The Los […]

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Death Row Records founder Suge Knight has agreed to 28 years in prison after pleading no contest to the 2015 hit-and-run death of a man. The charge in which Knight plead no contest to was voluntary manslaughter, in which Terry Carter was plowed over by a vehicle Knight drove at a restaurant in Compton.

The Los Angeles Times reveals the plea deal was reached in a courtroom in downtown LA. The deal was issued by Judge Ronald S. Coen who received the agreement from Knight who uttered a simple “yes.”

The plea deal was initiated by Al DeBlanc, the attorney for Knight, who contested the LA. County district attorney office on Wednesday. Reports state Knight did not want to take the plea deal with media present.

By accepting the 28 years, other pending charges against Knight will be dismissed. Suge Knight will have formal sentencing on October 4. Knight has been locked up since January of 2015. In a widely circulated video, he ran over two men, one of which Carter, who the former rap mogul stated was a friend.

Suge Knight was originally facing life without the possibility of parole if he went through with the full trial.

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Young Thug To Remain Free On Bail Following Drug Charges http://thesource.com/2018/09/20/young-thug-to-remain-free-on-bail-following-drug-charges/ http://thesource.com/2018/09/20/young-thug-to-remain-free-on-bail-following-drug-charges/#respond Thu, 20 Sep 2018 23:32:01 +0000 http://thesource.com/?p=466008 Until his trial, ATL rapper Young Thug will remain free on bond after catching gun and drug charges last month in Atlanta. Young Thug, whose real name is Jeffrey Williams, turned himself into authorities last week for an arrest back in 2017. Williams was booked on eight charges, including was booked for a total of […]

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Until his trial, ATL rapper Young Thug will remain free on bond after catching gun and drug charges last month in Atlanta.

Young Thug, whose real name is Jeffrey Williams, turned himself into authorities last week for an arrest back in 2017.

Williams was booked on eight charges, including was booked for a total of eight charges, including possession and intent to distribute methamphetamine, marijuana, and hydrocodone, along with possession of amphetamine, alprazolam, and codeine, and possession of a firearm.

The additional charges from 2017 came after Thug was taken into custody for gun possession in August on his way to his Slime Language listening party, which was also Thug’s 27th bday party.

Prosecutors wanted Young Thug held in custody with no bond until the hearing for his drug and gun case, but they were denied by a Georgia judge during a hearing this week.

Young Thug is scheduled for court on November 18.

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Coach Taps Michael B. Jordan as the New Face of Its Menswear Line http://thesource.com/2018/09/20/coach-taps-michael-b-jordan-as-the-new-face-of-its-menswear-line/ http://thesource.com/2018/09/20/coach-taps-michael-b-jordan-as-the-new-face-of-its-menswear-line/#respond Thu, 20 Sep 2018 23:11:47 +0000 http://thesource.com/?p=466006 Michael B. Jordan is literally making all the right moves. After a stellar performance in this year’s globally-applauded Black Panther film — a move that more than likely got the character Killmonger his own comic miniseries — the famed actor will now star in a new role as the face of Coach’s menswear line. View […]

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Michael B. Jordan is literally making all the right moves. After a stellar performance in this year’s globally-applauded Black Panther film — a move that more than likely got the character Killmonger his own comic miniseries — the famed actor will now star in a new role as the face of Coach’s menswear line.



Starting with the Spring 2019 Collection, the Creed II star will both model and be a brand ambassador for the luxury brand. Even better, he’s also set to be hands-on in the design of a full capsule collection with help from creative director Stuart Vevers.

In the Instagram announcement seen below, Michael show’s extreme excitement to be joining the squad, stating this in his own words:


“With any creative endeavor, it’s all about finding the right fit. My next role, the face of @Coach men’s. Excited to work with @StuartVevers and the entire Coach fam. Good things on the way.”

— Michael B. Jordan, for Coach


We can wait to see what this guy comes up with for the fellas with high-end tastes. We’ll keep you guys updated as more campaign images and actual pieces from the collection start to roll out, like the Signature Hoodie he’s rocking in these images that you can cop right now online. Congratulations, Michael B. Jordan!

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Soren Baker’s ‘The History of Gangster Rap’ Out On Abrams Books on October 2 http://thesource.com/2018/09/20/soren-bakers-the-history-of-gangster-rap-out-on-abrams-books-on-october-2/ http://thesource.com/2018/09/20/soren-bakers-the-history-of-gangster-rap-out-on-abrams-books-on-october-2/#respond Thu, 20 Sep 2018 22:40:01 +0000 http://thesource.com/?p=465993 In the mid-1980s, gangster rap didn’t have a name; but virtually everyone who heard it realized its potency. Artists like Schoolly D, Ice-T, Boogie Down Productions, Eazy-E, and N.W.A had created a new style of rap, one that contained graphic, X-rated stories of violence, drugs, and sex and served as first-person street reporting that recounted […]

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In the mid-1980s, gangster rap didn’t have a name; but virtually everyone who heard it realized its potency. Artists like Schoolly D, Ice-T, Boogie Down Productions, Eazy-E, and N.W.A had created a new style of rap, one that contained graphic, X-rated stories of violence, drugs, and sex and served as first-person street reporting that recounted the violence ravaging black, urban America at the time.

From still-swirling conspiracy theories about the murders of Biggie and Tupac to the release of the 2015 film Straight Outta Compton, this era of gangster rap continues to fascinate music junkies and remain at the forefront of pop culture. The History of Gangster Rap is a deep dive into this compelling phenomenon from one of its most noted documenters, journalist Soren Baker.

Sixteen detailed chapters, organized chronologically, examine the evolution of gangster rap, its main players, and the culture that created this revolutionary music. With a critical eye and insider’s perspective, Baker covers all the most important singles, albums, and projects, and reveals how their music led to the next generation of artists and the evolution of the genre.

Filled with interviews with key players such as Snoop Dogg, Ice-T, and dozens more, as well as sidebars, breakout bios of notorious characters, lists, charts, and more, the book hones in on the story of the music itself. The History of Gangster Rap is the essential book that contextualizes the importance of gangster rap as a cultural phenomenon.

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James Brown’s Daughter Venisha Brown Passed Away at 53 http://thesource.com/2018/09/20/venisha-brown-died/ http://thesource.com/2018/09/20/venisha-brown-died/#respond Thu, 20 Sep 2018 22:29:39 +0000 http://thesource.com/?p=465999 Venisha Brown, one of the daughters of the late “God Father of Soul” James Brown and the late Yvonne Fair passed away on Wednesday. She was 53. Brown died at Augusta University Health Medical Center in Georgia because of complications from pneumonia, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution announced. “The family thanks everyone for their prayers and telephone […]

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Venisha Brown, one of the daughters of the late “God Father of Soul” James Brown and the late Yvonne Fair passed away on Wednesday. She was 53.

Brown died at Augusta University Health Medical Center in Georgia because of complications from pneumonia, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution announced.

“The family thanks everyone for their prayers and telephone calls,” a statement read. “At this time we ask that you respect the privacy of the family.”

Funeral plans have yet to be determined.

An artist like her dad, Venisha Brown was likewise effectively involved with the James Brown Family Foundation.

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Suge Knight Reportedly Sentenced to 28 Years in Prison for Hit-and-Run Case http://thesource.com/2018/09/20/suge-knight-sentence/ http://thesource.com/2018/09/20/suge-knight-sentence/#respond Thu, 20 Sep 2018 22:24:39 +0000 http://thesource.com/?p=465995 Suge Knight has finally struck a plea deal in his 2015 murder case. TMZ broke the news just days before his trial was scheduled to begin. Several outlets confirmed that the infamous Hip Hop mogul was sentenced to 28 years after pleading no contest to voluntary manslaughter in the death of Terry Carter. Knight was facing […]

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Suge Knight has finally struck a plea deal in his 2015 murder case.

TMZ broke the news just days before his trial was scheduled to begin. Several outlets confirmed that the infamous Hip Hop mogul was sentenced to 28 years after pleading no contest to voluntary manslaughter in the death of Terry Carter.

Knight was facing life in jail over a savage attempt at manslaughter that occurred in a Southern California parking area. Knight was blamed for intentionally running over Carter and Cle “Bone” Sloan following a heated discussion on the set of Straight Outta Compton. The incident left Sloan hospitalized and Carter dead.

Surveillance video showed the Death Row Records CEO hitting the two victims with his vehicle; nonetheless, he initially insisted that he hit them out of self defense and was just attempting to escape from Carter and Sloan.

As indicated by TMZ, Knight will get credit for the three and half years he’s as of now served. He will likewise be set on three years of probation following his jail release.

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Bodega Bamz Takes Reebok to Spanish Harlem For the Latest ‘Alter the Icons’ Campaign Video http://thesource.com/2018/09/20/bodega-bamz-reebok-classic-alter-the-icons/ http://thesource.com/2018/09/20/bodega-bamz-reebok-classic-alter-the-icons/#respond Thu, 20 Sep 2018 22:03:18 +0000 http://thesource.com/?p=465975 After the initial launch of Reebok’s ‘Alter The Icons’ campaign earlier this summer, the brand is now giving individual profiles on the stars featured in the activation, with emerging MC Bodega Bamz getting the latest spotlight. Similar to the profile featuring Jay IDK we saw last month, Bamz guides us through his upbringing in New […]

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After the initial launch of Reebok’s ‘Alter The Icons’ campaign earlier this summer, the brand is now giving individual profiles on the stars featured in the activation, with emerging MC Bodega Bamz getting the latest spotlight.



Similar to the profile featuring Jay IDK we saw last month, Bamz guides us through his upbringing in New York, particularly the Spanish Harlem area of the city. Topics he briefly runs through in the short flick (seen above) includes the story behind his Tanboys movement, having a pride in representing both NYC and Latin roots and how his “altered” path to success has led him to do cool things like be a brand ambassador for a globally-recognized sportswear brand.

Take a look at Bodega Bamz’s ‘Alter the Icons’ campaign video with Reebok above, and get a look at the self-proclaimed PAPI MC modeling the new Workout Plus “Altered” colorway below, available to cop right now online:



Want to see more of Bodega Bamz’s story? Read his full feature over on the Reebok blog.

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French Montana And Drake Drop The NYC Fashion-Inspired ‘No Stylist’ From New Album http://thesource.com/2018/09/20/french-montana-and-drake-drop-the-nyc-fashion-inspired-no-stylist-from-new-album/ http://thesource.com/2018/09/20/french-montana-and-drake-drop-the-nyc-fashion-inspired-no-stylist-from-new-album/#respond Thu, 20 Sep 2018 21:52:55 +0000 http://thesource.com/?p=465915 Igniting his next chapter with a bang, French Montana releases not one, but three brand new songs today. The Grammy Award-nominated multiplatinum producer, rapper, influencer and philanthropist teases new highly anticipated album with three new tracks led by the title track and first single “No Stylist” [feat. Drake] as well as “Nervous” and “Juice.” Shimmering […]

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Igniting his next chapter with a bang, French Montana releases not one, but three brand new songs today. The Grammy Award-nominated multiplatinum producer, rapper, influencer and philanthropist teases new highly anticipated album with three new tracks led by the title track and first single “No Stylist” [feat. Drake] as well as “Nervous” and “Juice.”

Shimmering synths and a beat-thumping underscore the hypnotic and high-fashion “No Stylist,” which celebrates leaders and rule breakers who have broken barriers in fashion and hip hop throughout the years. Meanwhile, French’s inimitable cadence bobs and weaves towards a falsetto chant, “Iced out, no stylist.” Capitalizing on longstanding and explosive chemistry, Drake turns up with a fiery cameo of his own that scorches on impact with each bar.

Additionally, the rappers returned to the Big Apple in order to shoot the song’s cinematic music video on French’s home turf. A few legendary surprise guests make appearances—including Dapper Dan, Slick Rick, Cam’ron and more to be revealed soon. The music video officially premieres on Friday September 28, 2018.

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Beyoncé’s Former Drummer Says the Singer Controls Her with ‘Extreme Witchcraft’ http://thesource.com/2018/09/20/beyonce-witchcraft/ http://thesource.com/2018/09/20/beyonce-witchcraft/#respond Thu, 20 Sep 2018 21:45:44 +0000 http://thesource.com/?p=465984 Beyoncé is caught in the crosshairs of her former drummer who wants to hit the superstar with a restraining order. The Blast reports drummer, Kimberly Thompson, claims the LEMONADE creator uses “extreme witchcraft” to watch and control her finances. Thompson was a drummer for Queen Bey for seven years and filed court documents that state […]

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Beyoncé is caught in the crosshairs of her former drummer who wants to hit the superstar with a restraining order. The Blast reports drummer, Kimberly Thompson, claims the LEMONADE creator uses “extreme witchcraft” to watch and control her finances.

Thompson was a drummer for Queen Bey for seven years and filed court documents that state she was subject to harassment that included “magic spells of sexual molestation.” The woman also claims that Beyoncé murdered her cat, taping her phone calls and more but can’t provide a direct reason as to why.

The restraining order was denied of course, likely because of how wild the claims are. You can also add on that Beyoncé has better things to be doing like worrying about her own millions and touring the world with her husband and children.

However, The Blast did reach out to both sides for a comment. How amazing would it be if Beyoncé replied with “Lol.”

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Bad Bunny & J Balvin Bring Chill Vibe with Joint Album ‘Oasis’ http://thesource.com/2018/09/20/bad-bunny-j-balvin-bring-chill-vibe-with-joint-album-oasis/ http://thesource.com/2018/09/20/bad-bunny-j-balvin-bring-chill-vibe-with-joint-album-oasis/#respond Thu, 20 Sep 2018 21:27:17 +0000 http://thesource.com/?p=465814 The summer season may be winding down but Bad Bunny and J Balvin are keeping the cool breeze vibes alive with their joint album Oasis. You may be plotting on a winter coat but these two Latin Hip Hop artists are plotting on delivering a few refreshing tunes to replenish the full body. Bad Bunny dives […]

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The summer season may be winding down but Bad Bunny and J Balvin are keeping the cool breeze vibes alive with their joint album Oasis.

You may be plotting on a winter coat but these two Latin Hip Hop artists are plotting on delivering a few refreshing tunes to replenish the full body.

Bad Bunny dives into the Oasis and returns to shore with a deeper understanding of the album’s title. “It means more than just water,” says Bunny.

Explaining further he says, “it’s a rescue, a relief, to freshen up. When you go to an oasis, you go there to supply yourself with the vital things you are missing, things that you need. That’s why it says water, because human beings can’t live without water.”

Despite the holistic description The album has yet to be released.

Balvin previously hinted at the notion of a Bad Bunny collaborative effort in an interview on Beats 1 with Ebro Darden, where he mentioned they had recorded six or seven songs.

2018 seems to be the year of short albums. Winter is still coming soon so this Oasis won’t stay long.

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The Spike Lee-Influenced Jordan Spiz’ike Returns With a Fresh “Olive Green/Grey” Colorway http://thesource.com/2018/09/20/jordan-spizike-olive-green-grey-315371-300/ http://thesource.com/2018/09/20/jordan-spizike-olive-green-grey-315371-300/#respond Thu, 20 Sep 2018 20:41:34 +0000 http://thesource.com/?p=465957 Remember when the Jordan Spiz’ike first dropped and some people didn’t think the mashup idea would take off? Yeah, well, the shoe that inspired many other “combo constructions” since it initially launched back in October 2006 is making a welcomed return, with Jordan Brand decking the silhouette out this time in a fresh “Olive Green/Grey” […]

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Remember when the Jordan Spiz’ike first dropped and some people didn’t think the mashup idea would take off? Yeah, well, the shoe that inspired many other “combo constructions” since it initially launched back in October 2006 is making a welcomed return, with Jordan Brand decking the silhouette out this time in a fresh “Olive Green/Grey” colorway.


The Spike Lee-themed shoe returns with a nylon and leather upper, with black, grey and hints of orange spread out throughout the silhouette. JB’s signature elephant print is also included in the design, featured here on the heel and toe mudguards. Also included in the mix is a translucent lace lock, sail rubber outsole, and classic Mars Blackmon (see: She’s Gotta Have It) and 40 Acres & A Mule branding on the left and right shoes, respectively. His Airness and Spike would definitely be proud of these.

Cop the new Jordan Spiz’ike “Olive Green/Grey” for $175 USD when it restocks in the near future at Jordan Brand retailers and online.

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Did You Know That Detroit Rapper Big Sean Is Nigerian? http://thesource.com/2018/09/20/did-you-know-that-detroit-rapper-big-sean-is-nigerian/ http://thesource.com/2018/09/20/did-you-know-that-detroit-rapper-big-sean-is-nigerian/#respond Thu, 20 Sep 2018 20:30:23 +0000 http://thesource.com/?p=465955 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 […]

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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 hemisphere. The Black American’s experience started in Africa.

Often times, Black people have been conditioned to mock their ancestral identity. For many a school yard student it is a stain that almost invokes teasing and jeering. Think of the trauma caused during grammar school recess when a dark complected child is called “African Booty Scratcher” or “Tar Baby.” So when rapper Big Sean matter-of-factly stated in an interview with Vibe that he is part Nigerian (fast forward to 1:49), we had to stop, take note and give thanks.

This Motown Emcee could have easily moved through the interview and kept that tidbit to himself. He did not. He through it out there as a fact that he wanted folk to know. So Nigeria salute! Stand up and claim one of your own.

Other celebrities that you may not know have Nigerian roots are as follows:

Wale

Uzo Aduba

Sade Adu

Rotimi

Jidenna

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Cardi B, Travis Scott Rumored to Perform at 2019 Super Bowl Halftime http://thesource.com/2018/09/20/cardi-b-travis-super-bowl/ http://thesource.com/2018/09/20/cardi-b-travis-super-bowl/#respond Thu, 20 Sep 2018 19:31:44 +0000 http://thesource.com/?p=465952 Many Hip Hop fans (and Waka Flocka Flame) were upset when news broke that Maroon 5 has been confirmed as the entertainers for the 2019 NFL Super Bowl Halftime Show in Atlanta this year. Luckily for the Hip Hop fans, Cardi B and Travis Scott are rumored to be on the short list of guests […]

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Many Hip Hop fans (and Waka Flocka Flame) were upset when news broke that Maroon 5 has been confirmed as the entertainers for the 2019 NFL Super Bowl Halftime Show in Atlanta this year. Luckily for the Hip Hop fans, Cardi B and Travis Scott are rumored to be on the short list of guests to perform with the band.

As per a Sept. 20 report from Billboard, official guest haven’t been confirmed, but Bardi and La Flame are two of the fans who are allegedly being considered. The NFL fueled the rumor in a comment made in a statement to the publication but left details under wraps.

“It’s a Super Bowl tradition to speculate about the performers for the Pepsi Halftime Show,” it reads. “We are continuing to work with Pepsi on our plans but do not have any announcements to make on what will be another epic show.”

Cardi B would make sense considering that she has a song with Maroon 5 which is presently No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Given her connections to Atlanta through her husband, Offset, many have speculated that should Cardi show up, she could bring out Migos also.

Travis Scott, as a Houston local, unquestionably has a down-south association. He’s additionally had a fruitful year since his ASTROWORLD album dropped.

Despite who gets decided for the guest appearances, Cardi and Travis in any event have another thing to bond over. Both respected their first child to the world this year.

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J. Cole’s Dreamville Launches Hurricane Florence Relief Initiative http://thesource.com/2018/09/20/j-cole-hurricane-relief/ http://thesource.com/2018/09/20/j-cole-hurricane-relief/#respond Thu, 20 Sep 2018 19:21:25 +0000 http://thesource.com/?p=465949 J. Cole is a man of the people. After seeing the destruction created by Hurricane Florence, Cole’s Dreamville records have done their part for the sake of relief. Taking to Instagram, Dreamville launched their foundation and sent a heartfelt message to the people of North Caroline. “North Carolina has a very special place in our […]

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J. Cole is a man of the people. After seeing the destruction created by Hurricane Florence, Cole’s Dreamville records have done their part for the sake of relief. Taking to Instagram, Dreamville launched their foundation and sent a heartfelt message to the people of North Caroline.

“North Carolina has a very special place in our hearts. The impact of Hurricane Florence has displaced families and has caused unprecedented damage to Fayetteville,” reads the caption. “The @DreamvilleFDN is asking for help and asking you to share this so we can spread awareness to help the people of Fayetteville.”

Rappers have often done their part to bring issues to light in the wake of a hurricane, from JAY-Z’s Minority Report, to Trae Tha Truth’s hands-on Hurricane Harvey efforts, Hip Hop has shined light on those devastated by catastrophic events. J. Cole, J.I.D, Bas, EarthGang, and whatever remains of the Dreamville program are following suite.

Check out their Foundation’s initiative here, and make a donation should you feel so inclined.

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Jordan Peele is Set to Host ‘The Twilight Zone’ Revival http://thesource.com/2018/09/20/jordan-peele-is-set-to-host-the-twilight-zone-revival/ http://thesource.com/2018/09/20/jordan-peele-is-set-to-host-the-twilight-zone-revival/#respond Thu, 20 Sep 2018 18:57:17 +0000 http://thesource.com/?p=465940 Jordan Peele is about to travel through another dimension and he’s taking us with him. CBS reported Thursday that Peele will fill in as host and storyteller of The Twilight Zone, the revival of the exemplary sci-fi collection that he is creating with CBS Television Studios and Simon Kinberg for CBS All Access. Peele ventures […]

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Jordan Peele is about to travel through another dimension and he’s taking us with him.

CBS reported Thursday that Peele will fill in as host and storyteller of The Twilight Zone, the revival of the exemplary sci-fi collection that he is creating with CBS Television Studios and Simon Kinberg for CBS All Access. Peele ventures into the on-camera job begun by Twilight Zone creator Rod Serling, who presented and narrated the show during its 1959-1964 run.

CBS reported a year ago that it would reboot The Twilight Zone for streaming service CBS All Access with Peele’s Monkeypaw Productions and Kinberg’s Genre Films. Peele and Kinberg are set to fill in as executive producers with Win Rosenfeld, Audrey Chon, Carol Serling, Rick Berg and Greg Yaitanes.

Addressing Variety prior this year for a main story about Monkeypaw Productions, Peele examined his underlying hesitance to go up against a reboot of The Twilight Zone a task that he in the end grasped.

“The realization, for me, was that it was an opportunity to attempt to continue with Serling’s mission,” Peele said at the time. “If we approach it without ego and sort of bow to Serling, that will hopefully suffice for our fellow ‘Twilight Zone’ fans but also bring back a show that I think is needed right now. Because it’s a show that has always helped us look at ourselves, hold a mirror up to society.”

There is no date for the revival. Check out the trailer below:

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N.E.R.D Links Up With Billionaire Boys Club Again For a Japan-Exclusive T-Shirt Capsule http://thesource.com/2018/09/20/nerd-billionaire-boys-club-japan-t-shirts/ http://thesource.com/2018/09/20/nerd-billionaire-boys-club-japan-t-shirts/#respond Thu, 20 Sep 2018 18:56:52 +0000 http://thesource.com/?p=465924 N.E.R.D has always connected with Japanese culture on a special level, going back to Pharrell’s days of rolling around with BAPE’s former head honcho NIGO, and now the Hip-Hop/rock infusion band is collaborating yet again with Billionaire Boys Club on a Japan-exclusive set of tees. While not as vibrant as the band’s BBC New York-exclusive […]

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N.E.R.D has always connected with Japanese culture on a special level, going back to Pharrell’s days of rolling around with BAPE’s former head honcho NIGO, and now the Hip-Hop/rock infusion band is collaborating yet again with Billionaire Boys Club on a Japan-exclusive set of tees.



While not as vibrant as the band’s BBC New York-exclusive NMD HU collab, or as nostalgic as the BBC London-exclusive trucker hat, all six T-shirts in this small offering are perfect for the casual fan regardless of their region. With the white, black and yellow color scheme making a return, the focus falls more on the graphic prints, which include N.E.R.D’s brain logo, the classic BBC ice cream logo, and a standout mashup of the two entities on a “I.C.E. C.R.E.A.M.” shirt that utilizes the band’s signature acronym-style lettering.

Cop the Billionaire Boys Club x N.E.R.D tees right now online, and listen to one of our favorite tracks from the band above after checking out the designs below:

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The Caucasity Of It! Players Wear Blackface To Mock The Williams Sisters http://thesource.com/2018/09/20/the-caucasity-of-it-players-wear-blackface-to-mock-the-williams-sisters/ http://thesource.com/2018/09/20/the-caucasity-of-it-players-wear-blackface-to-mock-the-williams-sisters/#respond Thu, 20 Sep 2018 18:54:26 +0000 http://thesource.com/?p=465923 When the beautiful and talented Williams Sisters come to your tournament you can expect a few things are going to happen. 1) Both Serena & Venus gonna stunt on the children with a fly ‘fit. 2) Contenders on the court are going to be nervous because they (in the words of Big Freedia) came to […]

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When the beautiful and talented Williams Sisters come to your tournament you can expect a few things are going to happen. 1) Both Serena & Venus gonna stunt on the children with a fly ‘fit. 2) Contenders on the court are going to be nervous because they (in the words of Big Freedia) came to slay! 3) Some bigoted fool will say or do something dumb and racist. We saw that at the US Opens just a week ago. Fast forward this one and we see the tomfoolery is back in full swing.

According to The Washington Posts, The Penguin Football Club from Tasmania ( Australian-rules football in the North West Football League (NWFL) participated in the end of the season prank called “Mad Monday.”  Three of the players were photographed in blackface, costumed as tennis champions Serena Williams, Venus Williams and Kenyan-born football player Aliir Aliir.

It didn’t take long before social media caught wind of it. The shameful picture has been shared all over the world via Twitter and Facebook (though the Facebook picture has been taken down).

“It was not their intention to upset anyone and all they meant to do was dress as one of their sporting idols… Their actions were never intended to be racist in any way. Those concerned have been reprimanded and will be given support to make sure they understand that their behaviour (sic) was racist and hurtful and that it will not happen again… The players concerned have acknowledged that what they did was completely and utterly unacceptable and would like to apologise (sic) unreservedly for their lack of judgement.”

Whether to two queens accept this wack apology is no known… what we do know is as stated before: They will continue to stunt on the children, make contenders shake with fear and rise as the bigots come for them.

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Waka Flocka Drags NFL for not Selecting an Atlanta Artist for 2019 Super Bowl Halftime Show http://thesource.com/2018/09/20/wake-flocka-super-bowl/ http://thesource.com/2018/09/20/wake-flocka-super-bowl/#respond Thu, 20 Sep 2018 18:37:03 +0000 http://thesource.com/?p=465913 Maroon 5 is set to perform at the 2019 Super Bowl Halftime Show, but every person is not feeling the NFL’s decision of entertainment. Considering the big game is happening in Atlanta, Waka Flocka thought it will be fit to have an Atlanta artist like Migos, Future, or himself to represent. Talking with TMZ on […]

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Maroon 5 is set to perform at the 2019 Super Bowl Halftime Show, but every person is not feeling the NFL’s decision of entertainment. Considering the big game is happening in Atlanta, Waka Flocka thought it will be fit to have an Atlanta artist like Migos, Future, or himself to represent.

Talking with TMZ on Wednesday (Sept. 19), Waka said it wasn’t reasonable for the association to pick an artist that doesn’t hail from the Georgia city. “I think the Super Bowl, you should have somebody that’s from Atlanta, representing Atlanta… They need somebody from Atlanta, it’s only right,” he said. “It’s not fair, but this the NFL we talkin’ about—they’re not fair.”

Waka likewise pointed at the NFL’s issues with Colin Kaepernick and said the group could have made a greater effort to support him. “You’re coming to the biggest Black state in America,” the rapper continued. “Why wouldn’t you let a Black artist perform and show the world that we’re progressing? That’s not cool.”

While Migos and Future undoubtedly won’t be at the show, another report from Billboard suggests that Cardi B and Travis Scott could be joining Maroon 5 in Atlanta. Cardi has worked with the group for their hit single, “Girls Like You.”

Despite the fact that it’s only talk, a rep for the band declined to remark on the report, while the NFL expressed, “It’s a Super Bowl convention to conjecture about the entertainers for the Pepsi Halftime Show. We are proceeding to work with Pepsi on our plans yet don’t have any declarations to make on what will be another epic show.”

A year ago, Cardi shot down the idea of playing at the Super Bowl Halftime Show, saying she wouldn’t perform until Kaepernick got a deal. “When they hire Colin Kaepernick back,” she said to TMZ.

Check out Waka Flocka’s comments below:

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Kanye West Hits Instagram to Send a Message to Nick Cannon, Drake and Tyson Beckford http://thesource.com/2018/09/20/kanyewest-nick-cannon-drake/ http://thesource.com/2018/09/20/kanyewest-nick-cannon-drake/#respond Thu, 20 Sep 2018 18:34:35 +0000 http://thesource.com/?p=465926 Kanye West hit his Instagram has left “The Sunken Place” and let some things off his chest. “I just want to express some things that were not sitting right with my spirit,” he says before sending messages to Nick Cannon, Drake and Tyson Beckford who have all made comments about or alluded to sex with his […]

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Kanye West hit his Instagram has left “The Sunken Place” and let some things off his chest. “I just want to express some things that were not sitting right with my spirit,” he says before sending messages to Nick Cannon, Drake and Tyson Beckford who have all made comments about or alluded to sex with his wife, Kim Kardashian West.

Kanye went on a stroll in Chicago and records the video from under tracks of the Chi’s infamous L trains. He mentions the Wild ‘N Out star first stating that he isn’t happy hearing his interviews where he seemingly suggests have a past sexual relationship with her.

The issues between Drake and Ye are at the forefront again as the latter doubles down that he did not provide Pusha T with ammo in their beef. He also owns up to not being in the right mindstate for stopping the attack on a beat he produced, but he lets Drake know that the way he moved hasn’t beKanyel. Kanaye mentions that Drake not shooting down rumors of an affair with Kim and also using “KeKe” in a song were foul.

The last warning went to Tyson Beckford who had unkind words for Kim Kardashian. For Kanye, it can all be handled in conversation or as he let Drake know, friendship isn’t required, just kill the noise.

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UNDERCOVER x Converse Chuck 70 “Order/Disorder” Collection http://thesource.com/2018/09/20/undercover-converse-chuck-70-order-disorder-collection/ http://thesource.com/2018/09/20/undercover-converse-chuck-70-order-disorder-collection/#respond Thu, 20 Sep 2018 17:44:59 +0000 http://thesource.com/?p=465899 The Converse Chuck 70 has been getting a lot of love lately, first as a hi-top “Suede” Pack that recently hit stores, and now with a low-top version in collaboration with Japanese streetwear retailer UNDERCOVER. The “Order/Disorder” pack, spearheaded by the brand’s head designer Jun Takahashi, gives us four versions of the silhouette inspired by […]

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The Converse Chuck 70 has been getting a lot of love lately, first as a hi-top “Suede” Pack that recently hit stores, and now with a low-top version in collaboration with Japanese streetwear retailer UNDERCOVER.



The “Order/Disorder” pack, spearheaded by the brand’s head designer Jun Takahashi, gives us four versions of the silhouette inspired by the UNDERCOVER Fall 2018 collection. While the set utilizes plain colorways — yellow, white, red and black are the options to choose from — the lookbook seen below makes a strong case for buying two pairs (or all four!) and mixing the right and left shoes for a real eclectic look. Other notable design specs include the words “ORDER” and “DISORDER” spelled out over the right and left glossy toe cap, respectively, silver eyelets, toe bumpers in contrasting colors, co-branded insoles and vintage canvas uppers for added off-the-runway appeal.

Expect the UNDERCOVER x Converse Chuck 70 “Order/Disorder” Collection to retail for for $110 USD when it arrives on Converse.com next Tuesday (September 25). Peep the visually appealing lookbook below:



Source: Sneaker News

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