Darryl Robertson

Darryl Robertson is a senior at the University of Southern Mississippi with dual majors in History and Mass Communications. He has published work in Vibe, XXL and Liberator magazines, to name a few. Robertson is a self proclaimed history and hip hop nerd. After graduating from USM Robertson plans to attend grad school to pursue a Ph.D. in history. Follow him on Instagram @bookhop and Twitter @darry_robertson

Is Solange Writing A Book About Jay Z and Bey’s Relationship?


And, if you did, well, that’s family business. Apparently Solange isn’t done ringing the alarm. According to Buzz 60, the R&B singer is slated to pen a tell-all book detailing her being overshadowed by big sister Beyonce. The source also says that the book could included information about Jay Z and Beyoncé’ relationship and Hov’s Big Pimpin’ ways. Solange […]

Wiz Khalifa Is Arrested At Texas Airport


According to TMZ, Pittsburg MC and Talyorgang boss, Wiz Khalifa, was arrested this morning (He’s since been released) at a Texas airport after TSA officials found 0.5 grams of weed in his possession. Wiz did’t didn’t seem worried about the small setback, because of the selfies he posted from his Instagram account while in jail. […]

Does Atlanta Run Hip-Hop?


Atlanta has something to say Last week, Def Jam artist Trinidad James released a visual for his single, “Def Jam,” which was shot in Brooklyn. That’s bold move considering his, not so friendly, interactions with the Rotten Apple. Toward the end of 2013, the Atlanta rapper said that Atlanta hip-hop runs New York hip-hop.  Yo, Trinidad, […]

Snootie Wild Releases Video For, ‘No Kissing’

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Are y’all paying attention to CMG? Memphis native Snooite Wild has been on his grind as of late. Today the CMG artist released the visual to his anti-lovemaking single,”No Kissing,” which features label mate and fellow Memphis comrade, Zed Zilla. Snootie is really trying to put summer of 2014 in a choke hold. He recently dropped […]

The Source Talks With Yo Gotti About His Upcoming CMG Mix-tape, ‘Chapter One’ And His Mix-Tape With Jadakiss

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  Historian V.P. Franklin said that, “through politics, education, religion or violent and non-violent resistance, self-determination has been the central goal of African Americans.” Well, Professor Franklin is on point with this, but with all due respect, professor, I’d like to add music to this philosophy. Advertisement Black folk have been creating new genres of […]

Listen To Meek Mill’s New Track, ‘Straight Cash’

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He’s like a register Philly’s Meek Mill has been rapping like he has a car note to pay every month. Not that he hasn’t been dropping heat, but lately it seems as if the MMG rapper has up’ed his ante. His latest installment comes from PA’s Beat Bully’s, The Fix Mix-Tape. Over Bully’s production, Meek Milly drops […]

Listen To Gunplay’s New Song Featuring Rick Ross, ‘Aight’

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Aight, I’m show you how we deal with ya’ Umm, I think we’re convinced that Rozay really is a master-mind. Maybach Music Group is loaded with talent. Behind starters, Meek Mill and Wale is trouble-man, Gunplay. Yesterday, he released a new track featuring his MMG boss. Over a head-snapping backdrop, Gunplay delivers some summertime Box Chevy […]

The Source Exclusive: Who Is K.Camp?

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I’ma show you how to do this, son If you listen to your local radio station, then you know that the airwaves are flooded with Atlanta rappers. For instance, 2 Chainz has had a string hits like 2013’s “Feds Is Watching” and  the Juvenile-inspired “Used To.” He’s also been busy in 2014 by appearing on songs with Kevin Gates and Cap 1. […]

ScHoolboy Q Releases Visual for ‘Hoover Street’

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What set you claim, Cuz?   Advertisement TDE’s ScHoolboy Q released the visual for his autobiography-like,“Hoover Street” from his Oxymoron album. In the video, a young Q is witness to the everyday life of gang-banging, guns and drug sales that goes on in South Central, L.A. In the video, a baby-faced Q robs an ice cream truck […]

Mickey Factz Delivers A Lyrical History of Malcolm X, ‘Detroit Red’

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Oh, You gon’ learn today In case you’ve had your head buried under a rock today, today is Malcolm X’s birthday.  As a tribute to the aggressive African American icon, Bronx native Mickey Factz delivers a lyrical history of the intellectual god’s life. Over a soulful backdrop provided by Aleem Bilial, Mickey Factz paints a […]

New Music: T.I. Featuring Young Thug, ‘About The Money’

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The trap back thuggin Yes, the trap jumps even on Sundays. That’s why Grand Hustle CEO, T.I. and Cash Money artist, Young Thug linked up for the get money anthem, “About The Money.” Over the London on the Track-produced record, Thug sets things off with his high pitched, stop and go flow. In his southern […]

Nas’ ‘Time is Illmatic’ Is Coming To Theaters


If they wrote a [movie] on your life, you think they’ll [watch] it? Nas’ influence will be shown on the big screen. The documentary, Time Is Illmatic, which premiered at the 2014 Tribecca Film Festival, is coming to theaters in October. The film-driected by One 9, written by Erik Parker and Produced by One 9, Parker […]

Watch Rapsody’s Video, ‘Betty Shabazz’


One of hip hop’s best kept secret and Norh Carolina native, Rapsody dropped a new visual for her song ‘Betty Shabazz.” Rapsody, who is signed to 9th Wonder’s Jamla Records imprint, sticks to her hip hop roots by easily spilling out clever metaphors. Over 9th Wonder‘s soulful production Rapsody raps: Advertisement Might be a renegade/You been […]

Check Out Young Scooter’s New Song Featuring Young Thug, ‘Drugs’

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Atlanta is flooded with up and coming hip-hop talent. Among the pack of hungry wolves is the 28-year old Young Scooter and fellow ATL artist Young Thug. On this new track, Scooter and Thug give an ode to illegal substances. The self-proclaimed “Count Money” MC,  Scooter raps: Advertisement I don’t know nothing ’bout love/But, I mastermind these […]

Michael Jordan Reveals Racist Encounters In New Book

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Basketball legend Michael Jordan worked with author Ronald Lazenby to tell his life story in new book, Michael Jordan: The Life.  In the book, Jordan talks about racism and what he learned  from watching the critically acclaimed film, Roots.  Lazenby spoke with Sports Illustrated about his research when writing the book. Advertisement “As I started looking […]

Illmatic Sales Increase


  According to HiphopDX, Nas’  Illmatic streams have seen a 300 percent sale increase since last week. Advertisement The actual album has also seen an increase in sales, according the HHDX. Illmatic, which was released April 19, 1994, has seen an 844 percent increase in sales. In 1994, the album sold 14,987 copies during it’s first week. […]

Jay Z’s Former Engineer Questioned By LAPD In Extortion Scheme

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According to Billboard.com, Producer Chancey Mahan was questioned by LAPD after he allegedly tried to sell some of Jay Z’s master recordings. Mahan, who worked with Jay Z from 2008-09, allegedly told Roc Nation employees that he would auction off the master recordings unless they gave him $100,000 cash. They reportedly settled on $75,000. Advertisement When […]