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DMV Artist Cane Presents ‘Lucid Dreams’

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Cane is the name and its time to get familiar Earlier this week, we gave you a glimpse into the DMV emcee Cane who premiered “Checking for Me” off his latest offering ‘Lucid Dreams.’ With the Virginian native making quite the buzz in his region and dropping the next chapter in his career, it’s only […]

Ace Hood Delivers “We Outchea” Video Featuring Lil Wayne

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‘Trials & Tribulations” – July 16th Ace Hood’s turn is almost up and the We The Best rapper has just released the music video for his new single “We Outchea” featuring Lil Wayne. The second single for ‘Trials & Tribulations’ comes after the widely successful single “Bugatti.” Advertisement ‘Trials & Tribulations” coming at you July […]

Rev. Al Sharpton & Cash Money Have A Business Deal?

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You have to admit, Cash Money keeps us entertained It’s no secret that Cash Money and Al Sharpton have had a troubled relationship, especially when it came to Young Money leader Lil Wayne and the Reverend. Who could forget that moment when Wayne took time to address Al Sharpton on ‘Tha Carter III’ and let […]

Rick Ross Sued For Failing To Pay $90,000 For Three Rolexes

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Rick Ross fails to pay 90K for his bling The Maybach Music Group head honcho definitely loves to show off his luxury items but unfortunately for Ricky Rozay those very same items are landing him in hot water with Johnny’s Custom Jewelry. Advertisement According to TMZ, Rick Ross has failed to pay $89,847.50 to the […]

The Origin Of The “Yeezus” Cover Art

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Is this where Kanye got his inspiration for the ‘Yeezus’ artwork? When Kanye West revealed the artwork for his controversial album ‘Yeezus’, the industry was buzzing about his minimalistic effort towards his 6th solo studio album. Mr. West isn’t the only one who’s taken this approach towards album artwork sans the artwork. Back in 2001, […]

Wale’s First Week Sales Projections For ‘The Gifted’ Are In

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Wale is projected to land the number one spot on the Billboard charts All eyes are on Wale and the DC MC is thriving off the release of his third studio album ‘The Gifted.’ The latest from Wale comes right off the heels of the anticipated June 18th release week but that doesn’t seem like […]

SourceTV Exclusive: Keri Hilson Spreads Awareness About National HIV Testing Day

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Today is National HIV Testing Day! Know your status! In a SourceTV Exclusive, the lovely Keri Hilson stopped by The Source headquarters to help spread awareness and express the importance of National HIV Testing Day. According to the CDC, 1.2 Million people have HIV and 20% are unaware that they are infected. Advertisement Keri’s involvement […]

Ace Hood Reveals Tracklist + Features For ‘Trials & Tribulations

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Trials & Tribulations – July 16th Ace Hood’s ‘Trial & Tribulations’ is blasting towards us and the We The Best rapper has much to be proud of as he finishes prepping the release of his album. Recently featured on The Source Magazine’s June/July Cover, Ace has been building momentum going into the release of his […]

Incomparable Shakespeare – “Hiatus Unique”

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Last week we had the pleasure of hearing Incomparable Shakespeare’s “Tried By 12 Brooklyn Kids” where the MC spit over Jemini The Gifted One’s “Brooklyn Kids,” East Flatbush Project’s “Tried By 12″ and MC Lyte‘s “Paper Thin.” “Tried By 12 Brooklyn Kids” was the first installment in Shakespeare’s #InvincibleDreams series. Now Incomparable Shakespeare has delivered […]

Jay-Z Releases Lyrics To “Oceans” Featuring Frank Ocean

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HOV is 3 for 3 Over the past two days Jay-Z has released lyric sheets for “Holy Grail” featuring Justin Timberlake and “Heaven.” HOV has made today another big day for the ‘Magna Carta Holy Grail’ push after announcing a Times Square street performance on July 8th. Now Mr. Carter has released the third lyric […]

Cane Provides A Teaser For ‘Lucid Dreams’ With “Checking For Me”

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“Do you control your dreams? Or do your dreams control you?” It’s no secret that DMV has amassed an eclectic range of talent throughout the years and there is a deeply rooted devotion for the hip-hop culture in the region. As Sunday approaches, TheSource.com will profile a rising artist by the name of Cane as […]

Jay-Z Releases Lyrics To His Second Song “Heaven”

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Following up with the “Holy Grail” lyrics, “Heaven” surfaces Only 24 hours after Jay-Z released lyrics for “Holy Grail” which will feature recent collaborator Justin Timberlake, HOV has released lyrics for yet another song off his upcoming ‘Magna Carta Holy Grail.’ Advertisement Jay-Z continues to build anticipation surrounding his upcoming LP as he markets the […]

First Week Sales Are In For June 18th

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The dust has settled and the numbers are in… June 18th, a monumental date for hip-hop, delivered us albums from Kanye West, J. Cole and Mac Miller. Together, the three have amassed over 700,000 units sold. HitsDailyDouble reports that Kanye West’s ‘Yeezus’ took the lead with 328,800 units sold followed closely by J. Cole’s ‘Born […]

Roth Fans Get Gassed With Another Greenhouse Effect

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5 years after the debut of Volume 1, Asher Roth delivers The Greenhouse Effect Vol 2  A little over half a decade after he brought us Vol 1, Asher Roth re-enlisted Don Cannon and DJ Drama to hit us with a sequel to the inaugural mixtape of his career. The Rothman already gave us a […]

Big Sean Releases New Single “Beware” With Lil Wayne & Jhene Aiko

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“Beware of a woman with a broken heart” Fresh off the announcement that Big Sean would be releasing his second studio album ‘Hall of Fame’ on August 27th, the G.O.O.D Music rapper has released a brand new single “Beware.” Big Sean brought in Lil Wayne and Jhene Aiko for the assist. The single which features […]

Wiz Khalifa Announces New Album + Title

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Wiz Khalifa X “Blacc Hollywood” 2013 has been a monumental year for hip-hop releases and it looks like we have yet another album to anticipate before the year ends. The Taylor Gang general, Wiz Khalifa, took to Twitter earlier this evening to announce that he has an album in store for 2013. Advertisement Im droppin […]

Kanye On His Ego, Yeezus And Being A God

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In a recent interview with W Magazine, Kanye opens up on being Yeezus.  It’s no secret. Our boy Yeezy’s ego extends infinitely; and he’s totally aware of it. In a recent sitdown with W Magazine while out in Paris, he makes this apparent for us once again. Advertisement During his dialogue with W, Yeezy recounts […]

Action Bronson X Harry Fraud – “Heel Toe”

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Fresh off SAAAB Stories, check out “Heel Toe” Action Bronson and frequent collaborator Harry Fraud release another joint originally intended for their latest EP SAAAB Stories. Despite being created over a year ago, this latest release is just another track to add to their fuego arsenal. Advertisement [soundcloud url=”http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/98285917″ params=”show_artwork=false” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /]

Fat Joe Has Been Sentenced To Four Months In Prison For Tax Evasion

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Following his guilty plea, Fat Joe has been sentenced to prison for tax evasion In what appears to be an ongoing issue, Fat Joe has become the latest rapper that has to face the consequences of tax evasion. Towards the end of 2012, Joe pleaded guilty to tax evasion despite being aware that he would […]

Kendrick Lamar Speaks On Meeting Eminem For The First Time

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Kendrick reflects on meeting Em for the first time. Let’s hope for a future collaboration. Kendrick Lamar recently spoke with MTV and opened up about his first substantial interaction with Eminem. Kendrick was out in Detroit performing and received a call to meet with the Detroit phenom in the studio. Kendrick claims the two did […]