Kim SoMajor

Kim SoMajor, Editor & Content Manager for The Source. She is based in Houston and is available on Twitter and Instagram at @KimSoMajor.

Mount Westmore Drops “Free Game,” Announces Studio LP Arriving December 9th

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The West Coast’s very own supergroup, Mount Westmore, drops a second single, “Free Game,” today via the label Mount Westmore with MNRK Music Group. Visit for more information The uber rap group made up of Hip Hop’s West Coast royalty, Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube, E-40, and Too $hort, will release their new, 16-track album […]

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs & King Combs Make History as First Father-Son Duo to Reach No.1 on US Airplay Charts

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Sean “Diddy” Combs and his son, Christian “King” Combs, each soared to the top of the charts with their new hit songs “Gotta Move On” featuring Bryson Tiller and “Can’t Stop Won’t Stop” featuring Kodak Black, respectively. Visit for more information  Diddy topped both the Billboard Adult R&B Airplay chart and the R&B Airplay […]

[WATCH] Hip Hop History Month: B-Boy Moy Highlights Breakdancing Culture for Monster Energy’s Dream Circles Series

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Moises “B-boy Moy” Rivas, is a legend in the world of breakdancing. He most recently helped to bring breakdancing to the 2024 Olympics as a competing sport. Before breakdancing hits the world stage, B-boy Moy has partnered with Monster Energy on the Dream Circles series to bring awareness to the art form.  Visit for […]

Star2 Links with Mozzy, Hoodtrophy Bino and $tupid Young on “Up”


Thai refugee rapper  Star2 is making a bold mark with his latest release “Up” featuring a dynamic team of rappers including Mozzy , HoodTrophy Bino, and $tupid Young.  Visit for more information Star2 shares a new visual to accompany “Up”  that delivers a nostalgic ode to Los Angeles.  Star2’s creatives, shot by Touch Films, […]

Chamillionaire Shares His Journey From Rapper To Investor At Day 2 of AfroTech Conference

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Chamillionaire shared his journey from rapper to investor on the Learning Lab Stage presented by Silicon Valley Bank on Day 2 at the AfroTech Conference. AfroTech is the largest Black tech conference that bridges the worlds of afro-technologists, innovators, investors, corporations, musicians, and everyone in between and is taking place through November 17, in Austin, […]

J. Cole And Dreamville Announce Ticket Presale For Dreamville Festival 2023

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Grammy Award-winning artist J. Cole, and his Dreamville team have announced that the early-bird ticket sale for Dreamville Festival 2023 will officially begin later this week. Visit for more information Special early-bird priced two-day passes for the general public will be available for purchase online via this Friday, November 18th at 10:00 a.m. […]

Michelle Obama Dishes About Her Experience with Menopause

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The former First Lady Michelle Obama, 58, shares her menopause experience with PEOPLE Magazne in hopes of getting women talking about this often-neglected phase of women’s health. Menopause is something every woman faces at one time or another. And yet, many are reluctant or ashamed to talk openly about it and share their experiences. Visit […]

Cardi B Breaks Silence with Sentimental Post Following the Death of Takeoff

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On Friday, Cardi B broke her silence with an emotional post remembering Takeoff. The Bronx rap star had not been on social media for 11 days since the unfortunate passing of Takeoff, one third of the rap supergroup Migos. Takeoff, born Kirshnik Khari Ball, was shot and killed at a private party in Downtown Houston […]

Kevin Ross Unveils “Sweet Release” Video


Washington, D.C. born R&B artist Kevin Ross unveils the accompanying video for “Sweet Release.”  The single which debuted #10 on Billboard’s Adult R&B Airplay chart was released via Art Society Music Group (ASMG).  In his latest visual Ross captures the essence of the modern-multi-hyphenated woman and intricately wraps her in layers of strength, courage, and […]

[WATCH] New Posthumous Visual For Prodigy Feat. Faith Evans “Angel”


The estate of Prodigy celebrated his 48th birthday on November 2, sharing a new visual, “Angel”  featuring Faith Evans.  Visit for more information Prodigy, 1/2 of Mobb Deep sadly passed away in 2017 due to complications from sickle cell anemia. The rap icon’s estate had recently released the second installment of the trilogy- The […]

A Hustler’s Prayer: Donius “Woodrow” Woods Shares His Journey of Making Something Out of Nothing

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Nowadays we hear people boast stories of their perseverance with metaphors as “got it out the mud” or “started from the bottom”, but some have seldom experienced real poverty. Donius “Woodrow” Woods was born to teenage parents in the Mississippi Delta which is poorest region in the poorest state in the United States. Visit […]

Heltah Skeltah’s Rockness Monsta Releases ‘Ether Rocks’ Album Feat. Method Man, Steele, and More

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Brooklyn emcee Rock (also known as the Rockness Monsta) shares his sophomore album Ether Rocks. Visit for more information Produced entirely by Harlem’s own (Nas’s “Ether”, Jim Jones’s “Pop Champagne”, etc.), the project sees Rock’s ominous tone and sharp flow transposed from the traditional Boom-Bap beats of Da Beatminerz and others, into a sonic […]

RJmrLA Shares Sophomore LP ‘Rodney Brown Jr.’ Feat. Roddy Rich, Ty Dolla $ign, and More


South Central artist RJmrLA releases his sophomore album inpartnership with EMPIRE, Rodney Brown Jr. The project, whose tracklist includes features from Roddy Rich, Ty Dolla $ign, Symba and more, is his first full compilation since 2020. Visit for more information Rodney Brown Jr. follows, the O.M.M.I.O. recording artist’s lead singles off of the album, […]

2 Chainz Drops “2 Step” From ‘House Party’ Soundtrack

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2 Chainz shares his new single, “2 Step,” from the soundtrack for the theatrical release of the new House Party remake. Visit for more information Directed by Grammy-winning music visual vet Calmatic, House Party was written by Jamal Olori and Stephen Glover and produced by LeBron James and Maverick Carter of The SpringHill Company. […]

Lakeyah Announces ‘No Pressure’ U.S. Tour Dates

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Quality Control’s self proclaimed “Female Goat” Lakeyah announced her ‘No Pressure’ Tour, kicking off November 4 at Hakkasan in Las Vegas, NV. Visit for more information The U.S. tour will make stops in Detroit, Houston, New York, and Chicago, and will wrap up in Los Angeles on November 30.  The ‘No Pressure’ Tour arrives […]

[WATCH] LeBron James’ House Party Remake Unveils Red-Band Trailer

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The 1990’s cult classic comedy, House Party is getting a remake. The rebooted film stars Tosin Cole as Damon, and Jacob Latimore as Kevin, who appear as best friends and club promoters mirroring the nostalgia of Kid ‘n Play with a new spin. The teens get hired to clean basketball star, LeBron James’ mansion and […]