Danny McLean is a journalist for The Source Magazine and thesource.com. In charge of Hip Hop Charitable, which will exclusively highlight the positive side of what artists are doing to improve their community. Time and time again, Hip Hop (at times) has and still is the target and blame for negativity influencing many social issues amongst the youth. You will get to read and learn about what many will not see…Hip Hop always cared! People tend to forget that rappers, singers, and all people in the Hip Hop industry are human first, artists second. This column will cover philanthropy completed by artists in the past, present, and future.

She’s Ryan Covers Rich Homie Quan’s Some Type of Way


Make you feel some type of way… Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information   SIR, also known as She’s Ryan takes Rich Homie Quan’s single to another level by rocking the cover with rock guitars and soulful vocals with production from Slimmy Neutron and Dan Vosk. Ryan takes the track to a whole new level by […]

Skyzoo’s Ode To Jay-Z’s Reasonable Doubt

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Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information “I’m out for presidents to represent me…” The heralded MC from Brooklyn shows the utmost respect to one of the legends in the game by dedicating an entire EP to one of Hip Hop’s classics…Reasonable Doubt. Released on Jay-Z’s birthday, Skyzoo and Antman Wonder recreated 9 songs from the original […]

Chewy Garcia Is “Bout That Lyfe” In New Video


You ain’t Bout That Lyfe… Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The ‘Bout That Lyfe’ campaign started some time ago when creative designer ThinkFreeC of Lyfestyle wanted to bring a new experience to his customers with his clothing brand, which is worn by Fabolous, Jim Jones, and other celebs. Co-signed by DJ Self and MTV’s Rob Marksman, […]

KeYWane Releases Artwork x Tracklist For ‘So Many Keys Vol.2’

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Finally Famous in this Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information KeYWane, recently known for being apart of Hip-Hop’s hottest single in the past 2 years drops a compliation of songs he has solely produced. Big Sean noticed the young producer’s talent early and got Wane to ink a deal with Finally Famous for production. Since then, […]

Microphone Check: Troy Ave’s On The Road To Success

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Troy Ave made his debut on the iTunes yesterday with  New York City (The Album). In issue #260, which is on newsstands now, we featured him in The Source Magazine’s Microphone Check column. Check out the piece here. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Electric Ave Troy Ave on the road success and how an artist with street […]

Chewy Garcia Releases 2 Cents, a Proclamation (No Response) to Kendrick Lamar

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Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information A twist to the whole Kendrick Lamar frenzy, Brooklyn’s own Chewy Garcia showcases his rap statement by breaking down Kendrick’s verse on Control. As for anything in life…we are sure the whole “response” thing will die down but for now rappers are making their voice heard over the instrumental. Chewy […]

DJ Eric Kidd Releases ‘Who’s In Control?: The Kendrick Lamar Responses’

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There has been pure pandemonium over Big Sean‘s Control instrumental as of late. From struggle to great, your favorite rappers (or not) are dropping response records to Kendrick Lamar’s verse on “Control.” Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Every rapper that Kendrick Lamar name dropped has yet to respond on record, we’ve seen a couple of […]

Hip-Hop Charitable: Lupe Fiasco


Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Name: Wasalu Muhammad Jaco aka Lupe Fiasco Foundation: The Lupe Fiasco Foundation Advertisement There is no question that of the passion Lupe has for his people, it’s evident throughout his music. On the scene since 2006, Lupe has looked back plenty of times in efforts of uplifting his community. The […]

A Look Back At Beyonce & Jay Z’s Collabs

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The Mr. and Mrs. Carter Album… Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information When Hot 97’s Angie Martinez asked if Jay-Z would have a Best of Both Worlds Tour with Beyonce, he responded and said “No way. You see how that didn’t end well (laughs)” But what if it did? Jay Z & Beyonce produced 9 hits together […]

Camille Safiya Releases Official Visuals for “Phunky Philly”

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Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Beautiful songstress, Camille Safiya releases the official video for Phunky Philly directed by Fred Focus. As of late, the soulful spirit of Ms. Safiya has touched many, this song is also a proven testament to her growing catalog. The entire video was shot in Philadelphia, hidden places that most people […]

V.I.P. Featuring Trae The Truth & Dat Guy – Gettin To Tha Racks

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Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information New group VIP consisting of K-Paul and Pimpin Pen recruits Trae The Truth along with Dat Guy for their single Getting To Tha Racks. The song is produced by Track Slammers, look out for their project They Watchin coming soon.   Advertisement -Danny McLean (@kingdanny__)           […]

Dubwork Releases New Video “Forever”


  Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Born in New York and raised in New Jersey/Washington Heights, Dubwork has fused his style of Hip Hop from both states with influence from his predecessors. On the visual “Forever” directed by Fred Focus, Dub shows us what he’s been through and what he’s up against. Check out the […]