Rick Ross Targeted By Drive By Shooting

A world without Rick Ross is not one we’d like to be in, but last night that reality came very close to being real. At around 5 am last night in Fort Lauderdale, the Teflon Don was in his Rolls Royce when a gun man opened fire on both him and the woman he had […]

Exclusive: Chief Keef’s Management Responds To Critics

chiefkeef1 had an opportunity to speak to Peeda Pan Idris, Head A&R at Glory Boyz Entertainment/Interscope Records and does management for Chief Keef x Fredo Santana, and SD. Peeda Pan took the opportunity to reach out us to discuss  Visit for more information Finally Rich first week sales, Lil JoJo, Chief Keef’s no show for “Hate being sober” video shoot, […]

Exclusive: Love and Hip Hop 3 Cast Comes Clean


  Visit for more information The new season of Love and Hip Hop 3 airs tonight and the cast members are already off to an explosive start. This season promises broken friendships, table turning, cat fights and yes…Love and Hip Hop.  Advertisement Below, sexy newcomer, DJ Raqi Thunda explains her alleged love affair between she and […]

Real Love, Real Hip-Hip (From Oct/Nov Issue)

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Dana Dane and Chubb Rock, and their wives, discuss TV’s portrayal of relationships in the industry. Visit for more information   The heads of reality TV show viewers across the country are probably still reeling from all of the drama that played out during the debut season of VH1’s Love and Hip Hop Atlanta. […]

Nicki Minaj Takes Home Best Hip-Hop Artist At AMAs


Another Sunday night, another Awards show. Last night, the 40th annual American Music Awards took place at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles, California. Nicki Minaj was a big winner, taking home the awards for Best Hip-Hop/Rap Album and Best Hip-Hop/Rap album. Nicki also performed “Beauty And A Beat” with Justin Bieber, as well as […]

Rihanna Plane: Journalists Cry For Freedom

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Give us free! That seems to be the cry from a plane full of journalists, fans and concert winners aboard a “Rihanna plane” on the 777 tour. While it’s no surprise that anything remotely related to Rihanna is making headlines, the now infamous “Rihanna Plane” is more of a topic than the actual tour. Twitter […]

The Reality Of Rape And Sexual Assault In Hip-Hop


A sexy voluptuous exotic dancer named “Milky” sits in a hotel room making small talk with a road manager as she waits for famed rap sensation, known as “Paris” for purposes of this story, to arrive. 45 minutes later, Paris bursts through the door donning a hotel robe and a white towel rapped around his […]

BET Hip Hop Awards’ Ruff Ryders Cypher Preview

The BET Hip-Hop Awards cypher is always the most talked about part of the show. These cyphers are pre-taped and then aired during the taping of the show (which takes place this year on Saturday, September 29). The Source is giving you an exclusive preview of a very special cypher that is sure to make […]

The Source Holds Exclusive VIP Dinner And Reception For Power 30

Visit for more information Last night at the Microsoft store in Buckhead, Atlanta, The Source held an exclusive VIP dinner for its 15th annual Power 30 list, sponsored by Microsoft Store, Monster Cable, Remy Martin V, The Gray Area and Real Recognize. Celebrities, executives, radio personalities, and other notables in the Hip-Hop space, attended a private dinner, which was […]

Rockie Fresh’s “Bootleg Kev” Freestyle

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Visit for more information Bootleg Kev always delivers… speaking of delivery, Rockie Fresh dropped by the show the other night. Watch the Chicago rapper delivering some bars for Kev’s freestyle spot after the jump. – Sean Lynch (@Kiddfuture) Advertisement

Angel Haze: What This Up-and-Coming Female MC Says Will Make You Listen

  Visit for more information Rapper who calls herself “Androgynous” is ready to prove she’s got what it takes to make it. Every once in a while, someone comes along and makes you take notice. In an overcrowded Hip-Hop market, it’s hard for a new artist to get a room full of judgmental people […]

BET Joins Forces With Other Black Media Companies For #InTheBlack Campaign

Visit for more information When Jay-Z first spit the now famous Hip-Hop words “All Black Everything,” he had no idea that the BET, The NorthStar Group, HuffPost Black Voices, Essence Communications and a host of other Black media organizations would take it to another level. Meet “#InTheBlack,” a campaign launched by a consortium of […]

Slaughterhouse And Beastie Boys Cover The New Issue Of The Source

Visit for more information In the new issue of the Source, rap group Slaughterhouse talks about the art of rapping, reinventing themselves and being signed to the highest selling rapper of all time, Eminem.  Joe Budden, Joell Ortiz, Crooked I and Royce Da 5’9” are four solo MCs who came together to form the […]

Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted; Circus Afro Steals The Show

Visit for more information It’s been almost a week since I attended a special screening for Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted at the AMC Lincoln Square Theaters in NYC with my three kids. Still, that “Circus Afro” song performed by Chris Rock as the Zebra in the film can’t seem to leave my head. […]

Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted; Circus Afro Steals The Show

Visit for more information It’s been almost a week since I attended a special screening for Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted at the AMC Lincoln Square Theaters in NYC with my three kids. Still, that “Circus Afro” song performed by Chris Rock as the Zebra in the film can’t seem to leave my head. […]

Exclusive: Travis Porter Talks Debut Album and Dealing With Fame

  Ali, Quez and Strap of Travis Porter took time out to talk to about their upcoming album From Day 1, which drops this coming Tuesday, May 29.  ON THE NEW ALBUM: We put a lot of time and work into it. It’s a well rounded album. WHAT TO EXPECT FROM THE DEBUT: People […]

Jimmy Rosemond Trial, Day 5: The Source Reports

Visit for more information Things heat up in the courtroom as the trial for the music mogul continues. Day 5 – Eastern District Court Brooklyn —The federal drug trial of Jimmy Rosemond continued today at the Eastern District court in Brooklyn where media flocked to report on one of the biggest trials involving a […]

Happy 40th Birthday, Notorious B.I.G.: Ms. Wallace Talks About His Legacy

Visit for more information May 21, 2012 marks the day that the Notorious B.I.G. would have turned 40, if not for the tragic murder he fell victim to back in 1997. The Source recognizes the contributions that B.I.G. made to Hip-Hop, in life and in death. In an exclusive interview with The Source recently, […]

Go Behind The Scenes With Diggy Simmons At His Source Photo Shoot

Visit for more information The youngest in charge gave exclusive access to his photo shoot for this current issue of The Source magazine. In his feature, Diggy talks about his Hip-Hop influences, which included more than just his dad.  “There’s never been a person that’s made me want to rap. There are definitely […]

Jimmy Rosemond Trial, Day 4: The Source Reports…

Visit for more information …From Inside The Courtroom May 17, 2011 — Eastern District Court Brooklyn — 6 PM  The federal drug trial that has caught the media and music industry’s attention continued with another day of testimony from witnesses presented by the prosecution, in an attempt to prove their case that Jimmy “Henchmen” […]