Kim SoMajor

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

Brandy’s Holiday Surprise: A Christmas Album and Netflix Film on the Horizon

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Get into the holiday spirit with Brandy! Visit for more information Prepare for a double dose of holiday magic, courtesy of the incredible Brandy! A recent Instagram Story from A&R executive Jaha Johnson spilled the beans about Brandy’s upcoming Christmas album, with a possible title hint— A Brandy Christmas. While the release date remains […]

Grammy-Winning Producer Sal Dali and Speed Walton Unveil “Beautiful Nightmare” Music Video

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Sal Dali’s Grammy-Winning Magic Meets Speed Walton’s Rhymes in “Beautiful Nightmare” Visit for more information Cincinnati hip-hop artist Speed Walton, alongside Grammy-winning producer Sal Dali, both natives of the city, recently released “Pearls,” an album that showcases Dali’s diverse production skills, known for his work on Beyoncé’s tracks like “Alien Superstar” and “Summer Renaissance.” […]

Ari Lennox Hits the Road with Rod Wave on Nostalgia Tour

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Feel the R&B Vibes: Ari Lennox Joins Rod Wave on the Nostalgia Tour! Visit for more information Ari Lennox, the soulful songstress with a voice that can melt hearts, is set to embark on a musical journey once again. This time, she’ll be joining rapper Rod Wave as a supporting act for his highly-anticipated […]

Nas’ 50th Birthday Bash: A Star-Studded Night in NYC

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Nas’ 50th Birthday Bash: A Night of Legends, Love, and Hip-Hop Visit for more information New York City recently witnessed a legendary celebration as hip-hop icon Nas marked his milestone 50th birthday. The Big Apple’s skyline was lit up with star power, as a who’s who of the music and entertainment industry turned out […]

Bronx Queen ScarLip Drops Fiery Single and Video “No Statements”


Unleash the Bronx Fire with ScarLip’s “No Statements”  Visit for more information ScarLip, the Bronx’s rising rap star, is back with a blazing new single and video, “No Statements.” Directed by Sarah McColgan, known for her work with H.E.R., Nas, and Miguel, this Complex Media World Premiere release is set to turn heads. ScarLip‘s […]

Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion’s “Bongos”: A Party Anthem That Deserves Better

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Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion’s ‘Bongos’ Challenge Rap’s Status Quo Visit for more information Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion, two of the most prominent figures in contemporary rap, set the music world on fire with their explosive collaboration, “Bongos.” With over 100 million streams on Spotify alone, the twerk-worthy track is already […]

2023’s ‘Music at the Intersection’: A Hip-Hop Time Capsule Unearthed

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St. Louis Culture: Where Graffiti Meets Groove, Breakdancing Blends with Jazz, and Deejaying Dances with Humanity Visit for more information In a resounding celebration of music’s timeless power, the vibrant city of St. Louis recently served as the epicenter of musical ecstasy during the 2023 edition of Music at the Intersection. Nestled in the […]

 Nas Drops “Magic 3” on His 50th Birthday: The Grand Finale of an Epic Trilogy

Nas to Drop 'Magic 3' with Hit-Boy on His 50th Birthday

In a monumental celebration of his 50th birthday, Nas, the iconic wordsmith of Hip-Hop, gifts the world with the grand finale of a remarkable trilogy – “Magic 3.” This magnum opus, brought to life by Nas’ longtime collaborator and production maestro, Hit-Boy, comprises 15 brand-new tracks. As the final chapter in their legendary partnership, “Magic […]

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

Michelle Obama Recruits Stars for 'Worth It' Campaign to Promote Education

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 […]