KC Orcutt

Brooklyn resident KC Orcutt aims to capture moments found in music. Her freelance writing career has brought her to many places over the years, including London, Croatia, Prague, all over the US and on tour with her favorite hometown rappers. Happiest when working with words and people, KC is first and foremost an enthusiast of her craft and supporter of all things dope.

The First Ladies Of Rap: Missy Elliott

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The First Ladies of Rap and Hip Hop culture are all forward-thinking pioneers whose legacies, both individual and collective, are undeniable. While these women don’t technically require a proper introduction at this stage in their careers as veterans, there’s no better time than Women’s History Month to celebrate the achievements, challenges overcome and contributions each have made over the […]

Staff Picks: 15 Hip Hop Showcases To Roll Through This Year At SXSW

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Perhaps SXSW is slated for the same time every year solely so the acronym “March Madness” can hold another meaning, as it really is the best way to describe the annual festival. But for music, technology, film and food truck lovers, this isn’t the post-season—this marks a new beginning laying the groundwork for what is […]

Foxy Brown Blasts Media For Falsely Reporting She’s A Trump Supporter

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Foxy Brown had a lot to say last night [Tuesday, March 15] on Instagram, after a now-declared rumor started making its rounds online she was a fan of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Media outlets (starting with The New York Daily News) claimed she said she was in support of Trump but […]

Kanye West To Lend His Talents To New Album Dedicated To Fighting Poverty

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Looks like Kanye West is going to be putting his debt-related struggle tweets behind him and refocus on fighting the bigger fight against global poverty. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information As reported, ‘Ye will lend his musical genius, along with Ellie Goulding, to record songs from lyrics submitted by fans on a new collaborative and […]

First Ladies Of Rap: Salt-N-Pepa

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The First Ladies of Rap and Hip Hop culture are all forward-thinking pioneers whose legacies, both individual and collective, are undeniable. While these women don’t technically require a proper introduction at this stage in their careers as veterans, there’s no better time than Women’s History Month to celebrate the achievements, challenges overcome and contributions each have made over the […]

World Wide Woman: Yemen’s First Female Rapper Recruits Other Rappers To Raise Awareness

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Amani Yahya, Yemen’s first female rapper, has been featured in a small documentary clip focusing on helping to raise awareness about the struggles women in war face, as shot by video journalist Ellie Kealey in Lebanon. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information For #InternationalWomensDay, which was yesterday [Tuesday, March 8], Yahya recruited four other female rappers to […]

‘Fifth Beatle’ George Martin Passes Away at 90

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As reported, British record producer George Martin has died at the age of 90 earlier this morning [Wednesday, March 9] at his home in London. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Martin was such an influential key figure surrounding the Beatles and their successes that he was long dubbed “the 5th Beatle.” Ringo Starr was the […]

10 Songs Produced By Women That Are Here To Soundtrack A Revolution

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While the question “where are all the women?” can be asked of essentially every profession to reveal a grim reality that isn’t even close to being considered breaking news, one industry hit particularly hard is music production. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information A female creator has yet to win a GRAMMY Award for producer of […]

Young Thug Announces New Tour While Riding Around Atlanta On Horseback

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Sometimes the best way to make a statement is to go big or go home, and in Young Thug‘s case, that meant saddling up. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The Atlanta-born rapper literally took to the streets yesterday [Monday, March 7] while on horseback to announce and promote his new tour. The dates will begin […]

LeBron James Thanks Kendrick Lamar For Listening To Him

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Following the Grammys, LeBron James tweeted at Kendrick Lamar, essentially begging him to release the untitled tracks the superstar rapper had been teasing fans with. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Later on, Anthony Tiffith, the CEO of Top Dawg Entertainment posted on Instagram confirming that King James was the final push towards the 8-track project untitled, […]

First Ladies Of Rap: Queen Latifah

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The First Ladies of Rap and Hip Hop culture are all forward-thinking pioneers whose legacies, both individual and collective, are undeniable. While these women don’t technically require a proper introduction at this stage in their careers as veterans, there’s no better time than Women’s History Month to celebrate the achievements, challenges overcome and contributions each have made over […]

Obama Family To Bless SXSW 2016 As Keynote Speakers

Looks like the Obama family is going to be posted up in Austin for more than just a hot minute this month. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Previously announced that J. Cole will perform for the annual Democratic National Committee fundraising event, President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama (we’re going to miss saying […]

World Wide Woman: Get Inspired By Eternia’s Legacy-Driven Mindset

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Eternia, born Silk-Anne Semiramis Dawn Craig Kaya, is an example of an artist that genuinely trusts the process—something that isn’t the easiest to do when it comes to making rap music and building a fan base. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information While her career in Hip Hop has brought her all over the world over […]

TIDAL Faces Tough 24 Hours, Loses Two Key Players

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Update: Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information TIDAL representatives reached out with the following statement: TIDAL has terminated CFO Chris Hart and COO Nils Juell.  As TIDAL has grown into a global operation serving 46 countries we have moved our accounting and operations team to New York while our technology team and key support staff remain […]

Masta Ace Shares Behind-The-Scenes Documentary From 2001’s “Disposable Arts”

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Being able to have a fly-on-the-wall look at any artist’s creative process in the studio is a special kind of blessing. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information After releasing a new track this past week, Brooklyn emcee Masta Ace has decided to share more from his archives—this time taking it back to 2001. His album, Disposable Arts, is often […]

Star of “Rocky” Franchise Tony Burton Passes Away At 78

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 The Rocky franchise has lost a legendary actor. Tony Burton, who starred as Tony “Duke” Evers in Rocky has passed away at 78, late Thursday evening [February 25], sources confirm. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information “@E_Woodyard @TheSlyStallone Sad news,” Rocky co-star Carl Weathers wrote on Twitter. “RIP Tony Burton. His intensity and talent helped make the Rocky movies successful. #BePeace.” […]

Puff Daddy’s Girl: New Clothing Line Inspired By His Three Daughters Now Available

Sean “Diddy” Combs is making a new foray into the fashion world. Today [Thursday, February 25] his clothing line for young girls, titled SJGirls, has launched in stores, and is a part of his award-winning Sean John line. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Citing the inspiration by his three daughters Jessie, D’Lila and Chance, the rap […]

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