Armon Sadler

I'm Armon Sadler, upcoming graduate from Cornell University. I love music and I love writing about it.

#ICYMI: The Source Weekend Round-Up

Big Boi released long-awaited album Boomiverse, with features from Snoop Dogg, Kurupt, and Killer Mike. It was met with very positive reviews and reestablished his place as a hitmaker after a hiatus from music. Metro Boomin performed an incredible set at Electric Daisy Carnival 2017 in Las Vegas, most notably bringing Drake out on the stage. Drake […]

Duck Down Records To Release Sean Price’s First Posthumous Album

Sean Price Barbituates J.Dilla Rim Illa Ghee Labba

The Hip-Hop world has been without Sean Price for two years, but fortunately we will not have to go much longer without the Brownsville icon’s music. Duck Down Records announced through a Twitter video that the Boot Camp Clik member’s first posthumous album, Imperious Rex, will be released later this summer. We now know the album, […]

Judge In Prince Estate Seeks Resolution and Orders Disclosure Of Prince 2014 Agreement

Today, in an order issued by Judge Kevin Eide, the Minnesota District Court Judge overseeing the administration of Prince Roger Nelson’s Estate, the estate’s Personal Representative, Comerica Bank & Trust (Comerica), was ordered to provide Universal Recordings (Universal) with the 2014 Warner Bros. Agreement entered into by Prince and Warner Bros. Records.  The Court also […]

2 Chainz Releases Pretty Girls Like Trap Music, May Be His Best Album Yet

We hinted at 2 Chainz 4th studio album Pretty Girls Like Trap Music being a great work of art, and now you can all experience it for yourself. The 16-track project, released under Def Jam Recordings, features Tity Boi spitting some of his realest bars while simultaneously letting us into his life on a much deeper level. […]

Beautiful Thugger Girls, Beautiful Thugger Album

Another week, another Friday bringing us nothing but heat. Young Thug is back with another album, Beautiful Thugger Girls. After a great year full of epic features on More Life, Rather You Than Me, and Painting Pictures, here we really the chance get to see the Atlanta native’s range as an artist. There was much speculation when it was […]

All Eyez On Me Releases On Tupac’s Birthday

June 16, 1971. Rap pioneer Tupac Amaru Shakur was born in East Harlem, New York City yet he later became an icon who symbolized West Coast. The world didn’t know the impact that this man would later have in his mere 25 years on Earth, as 2Pac is widely regarded as one of the greatest artists and […]

Tupac Shakur’s Most Powerful Records

Tupac, Grammy, Exhibit, 2015, Music

Words Shaheem Reid // This article was originally published in Issue #272 When you think of the greatest MCs ever, Tupac Shakur is on the Mount Rushmore of rap. While other rappers may be more nimble with skating across tracks with intricate flows, some may have had superior wordplay, none invoke emotion like Pac. With […]

Rick Ross, Marshmello Added to 2017 Billboard Hot 100 Music Festival Lineup

August 19th and 20th will be quite a weekend for 2017 Billboard Hot 100 Music Festival attendees, as they will now have the opportunity to see artists like Miami native Rick Ross and electronic dance producer Marshmello in Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater. New additions to the lineup also included Bea Miller, Cash Cash, and […]

Hollywood Shuffle: Best Of Tupac Shakur’s Movies

Words by Omari White – This article was originally published in issue #272 HOLLYWOOD SHUFFLE From getting the Juice and flying Above the Rim to the Hollywood Walk of Fame, we take a look at Tupac’s most notable big screen moments. Above The Rim (1994) Regarded as a classic streetball sports film, Above The Rim tells a […]

A$AP Ferg Brings Back #TraplordTuesday, Releases 4 New Songs

The A$AP Mob has been on a roll as of late, with the release of the “Wrong” video and single “RAF” featuring Lil Uzi Vert, Quavo and Frank Ocean. A$AP Ferg continued the wave on yesterday, surprising us with 4 new songs on his Soundcloud and reviving #TraplordTuesday. He began on Instagram with a picture […]

Golden State Warriors Back on Top, Win 2017 NBA Finals

On July 4th, 2016, Kevin Durant created some fireworks of his own and joined Western Conference juggernaut, the Golden State . The same team that not even a month prior eliminated his former team, the Oklahoma City Thunder, in the 2016 Western Conference Finals after they held a 3 games to 1 advantage. The same […]

Dave Chappelle, Childish Gambino to Perform at Radio City Music Hall

Dave Chappelle, after a long hiatus, made his way back to stand-up comedy this past year and has been all over since. A partnership with Netflix yielded hilarious hour specials The Age of Spin and Deep in the Heart of Texas and his triumphant return will continue on to August 19th at Radio City Music […]

Fabolous Recognized With Key to Brooklyn, Inducted Into Celebrity Path

“Brooklyn, home of the greatest rappers” were the words enthusiastically proclaimed by Lil’ Kim in her 2005 hit “Lighters Up.” Sunday’s (June 11) ceremony at the Brooklyn Botanical Garden was just another confirmation of how true this statement is. Hip-Hop veteran Fabolous has maintained his spot as one of the best, most creative lyricists in […]

Pretty Girls Like Trap Music and So Do We

After Wednesday night’s attempt at hosting the Pretty Girls Like Trap Music listening party in Soho’s ASA gallery ended contentiously due to the “Hip-Hop Cops,” 2 Chainz bounced back big time Thursday night. Nightclub Up & Down was a packed house, featuring appearances from the legendary Swizz Beatz and A$AP Rocky’s insane bar tab. The excitement in […]

CTRL, Alt, REPEAT – SZA’s Album is Here

New Music Friday’s are the best, especially when you get an album you’ve been waiting on for a while. After 3 successful EPs, it was time for SZA to really show what she can do on a full-length record. Top Dawg Entertainment’s sole woman-signee teased us with Ctrl for months, releasing singles “Drew Barrymore,” “Love Galore” ft. […]

The Bronx Celebrates Global Hip Hop Day

The Bronx, New York is widely known as the birthplace of the Hip-Hop genre, home to trailblazer DJ Kool Herc. Now, we don’t just have to say it, as it will be visible to any and everyone who passes by Hip Hop Boulevard, formerly known as 1520 Sedgwick Avenue. This exciting unveiling, that took place today, […]