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On The Rise: Merk Drops “Tear Drops” Video


MERK Premieres the much anticipated video for “TEAR DROPS” which will be featured on MERK’s debut full length project “Safe in Sound”. The track features heartfelt vocals that are whimsically placed behind a melodic beat, creating an nostalgic feeling reminding us of bitter sweet heart break or loves triumph. MERK gears up for “Safe in Sound’s” official release coming this summer and “TEAR DROPS” teases hints of what’s to come from […]

On The Rise: MILLI MERK Releases Debut Project “Grease”

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The Skrrt Cobain Rapper MILLI MERK Releases his debut project “GREASE“. As a product of Harlem World itself MILLI has never been one to shy from pushing the boundaries and finding unique blends in his music. MILLI brings his signature energy on tracks like “iCarly” and channel’s calmer vibes on other stand-out’s “Catching Plays”. Having a break out […]

We All Knew Erykah Badu Had Superpowers, But Apparently Her Kids Do Too

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Hip-Hop/ Soul’s superwoman Erykah Badu has been known to flex her superpowers on the mic, on the turntables and in with the hearts of many of rap music’s most prolific lyricists. And while we have all known about her special gifts (they tell you not to look too long in her eyes), we did not […]

Lil Pump’s Commencement Speech At Harvard University Was Allegedly A Publicity Stunt


You have to admit, it may have been interesting to see. Even though Lil Pump was reportedly confirmed to deliver the commencement speech at Harvard University’s 2019 graduation ceremony, but the school has already annunced who will be elivering this year’s commencement speech, so how did Lil Pup’s name even get thrown in the that […]

Michelle Obama Voted Most Admired Woman in America

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Former first lady Michelle Obama closes out the year with another big accomplishment. Proving her immense popularity, it was reported that Michelle Obama was voted as the woman most admired by Americans this year. According to the Gallup poll, as she assumed the top spot in the poll, she replaces former Senator Hillary Clinton from the […]

Scottie Pippen’s Daughter Is Getting Bands For ‘Dancing With The Stars: Junior’

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Sophia Pippen, the daughter of NBA icon Scottie Pippen, is set to begin a lucrative stint on Dancing with the Stars: Juniors. Sophia gets $50,000 for participating on the show, and is in the running to collect $130,000 should she win the competition. Even if she doesn’t, there’s an escalating pay-scale that ensures financial rewards […]

21 Savage And Amber Rose Call It Quits


Amber Rose and 21 Savage have split after almost a year together. “They are definitely off. They are not together,” a source revealed last week. The 34-year-old TV personality and rapper 25, were last seen together holding hands in Los Angeles on Valentine’s Day. Before 21 Savage, Rose was linked to Dancing with the Stars […]

New Music From Meek Mill, Kodak Black | Source News Flash

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Today in Source News Flash: Meek Mill is back with new project Meekend Music II. It’s a second installment for the playlist, first one came on Meek’s birthday, May 6. Listen here. Kodak Black is back with new song “Just A Wrap.” 2 Chainz turned his wildly popular Pink Trap House installation in Atlanta into a temporary site for free […]

JAY-Z’s ‘4:44’ Finally Arrived | Source News Flash

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Today in Source News Flash: JAY-Z has finally released his thirteenth studio album 4:44. Chance The Rapper will be donating his GRAMMY Award to the DuSable Museum of African-American Art in Chicago. TLC’s Kickstarter-funded self-titled album is now available to stream. Nike will bring back its Air Max 97 in OG “Marina Blue” colorway on July […]

Barack Obama Set To Speak At First Post-Presidency Event In Chicago Next Week

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Today the office of Barack Obama announced that he would make his first public appearance as former president on Monday. The town hall talk will take place at the University of Chicago and will focus on “community organizing and civic engagement.” “This event is part of President Obama’s post-presidency goal to encourage and support the next generation of leaders […]

Wiz Khalifa And Amber Rose Attend Pre-Grammy Party Together

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The former couple Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose held hands as they arrived at the Clive Davis’ Pre-Grammy Party at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Saturday in Los Angeles. The day before, it was announced that Amber and her boyfriend Val Chmerkovskiy broke up after several months of dating. While they posed for pictures together, […]

#ObamaOut: POTUS’s 10 Best Lines at Final White House Correspondents’ Dinner

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Last night [Saturday, April 30] marked President Barack Obama‘s final year hosting the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, and he did so with a bit of a bang. Alluding to the amusing spectacle that is the 2016 presidential campaign, Michelle Obama‘s ageless beauty and even Kendall Jenner, President Obama officially sealed the deal as the coolest president […]

Adele’s A Fan Of Stormzy, Just Like Everyone Else

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If you follow Stormzy on any of his socials, you will know the Grime MC is a big fan of Adele. This week as the British songtress prepares to wrap up the UK leg of her tour, she did one really special thing for the rapper who was in attendance at her London show. Bro […]

British MC Stormzy Is Making America Take Note Of Grime


He’s one of the most dominant voices in the Grime (a Hip Hop derivative) scene in the UK and now Stormzy is helping make Grime an international phenomenon. The British MC, who made the UK charts with his freestyle “Shut Up,” is currently touring North America. After killing his set at SXSW last week, Stormzy […]

Looking At Donald Trump From A European Perspective

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Donald Trump is an unfathomable enigma that has left the rest of the world scratching their heads as to exactly who and what this man wants. One of the richest, and ultimately one of the most powerful, businessmen in the world, his rise to the top of American politics has coincided with a time when […]

Event Recap: Pharoahe Monch Gets Live With PitchBlak Brass Band

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While many rap shows notoriously never start on time, last night’s concert [Thursday, February 4] at Kaufman Music Centers’s Merkin Concert Hall wasn’t your average Hip Hop experience. Promptly at 7:30pm, members of the 17-piece PitchBlak brass band took to the stage for a special performance with Pharoahe Monch as the evening’s ecstatic bandleader. In […]

The Undocumented Legacy Of German Hip-Hop

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When people talk of Germany, the often-common topics of football, precision engineering, Angela Merkel, sausages, offbeat fashion and cheesy Europop seem to instantly come to mind. Hip-Hop doesn’t usually spring to mind as a cultural highpoint for Germany but as is so often the case, that doesn’t mean it’s not there. In fact, a whole […]