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Flatbush The Movie Creator Sits Down with The Source

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Flatbush The Movie was shot in 2017. Currently, the movie has over 1.3 million views on YouTube. The movie is based specifically in the Flatbush neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York. During the 1990s when the crime rate was starting to subside in the city due to the intense high the crack era produced, new gangs […]

Puerto Ricans Celebrate Their Heritage but Problems Still Plague the Homeland

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The Puerto Rican Day Parade in New York City is ordinarily a happy occasion with music, food, floats, marching bands, dancers, all coming together to show pride and celebrate the culture that is Puerto Rico. This year was no different with thousands lined up on 5th Avenue in the heart of Manhattan watching the marchers, […]

The Source Talks to Rachel Louissaint About Haitian Multi-Fashion Week

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The month of May is also known as Haitian heritage month. Throughout the entire month, Haitians across the United States hold events, presentations, and discussions that celebrate the culture of Haiti. Haitian Multi-Fashion Week is one among the many events that take place and is held in the South Florida every year. This year the […]

Wink Loc: Elevating from New York Crip

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Wink Loc is walking textbook of gang banging in the 1990s. In the aftermath of the Decepticons, Autobots, United Kings, etc, the Bloods and Crips came to New York. The Crips specifically had a stronghold in areas like Flatbush. As a New York Crip, Wink solidified himself on the street and when he started rapping […]

Undocumented Immigrants Get a Hand Up with DACA Loans and Grants

Undocumented immigration has been a hot topic in recent years and the country has been deeply engaged on how to handle the “dreamers” population. “Dreamers” are immigrant children who were brought to the United States illegally by their parents. In 2012, Former United States President Barack Obama announced the creation of an administrative policy temporarily […]

Live from Brownsville: Young Lito

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Young Lito is a rising artist on the New York City hip hop scene. As he continues to solidify himself in the game, his name has been associated with some controversy. Due to the unfortunate events that took place in Irving Plaza almost two years ago, breaking ties with his former label, and making his own […]

Empress Lanice Chats with The Source About Being a Multi-Media Mogul

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The media world is currently fragmented among the different platforms. To make a sizable impact, media companies to make an impact have to be involved on all of them due to the niche audiences that they can potentially have. Jessica Lanice Chalmers, who started her own company, Tha L. Spot Productions, LLC, has managed to […]

Shanduke McPhatter Talks Gangsta Gala III and Gun Violence with The Source

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Third time’s a charm is the theme of the gala the organization Gangstas Making Astronomical Community Changes a.k.a. G.M.A.C.C. is hosting on May 4th at the Sand Castle in Long Island, NY. The event will host community leaders and elected officials who work and support the organization and its work with gun violence. This will […]

Haitians Hold Protest in New York City over President Trump’s Remarks on MLK Day

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The bitter cold temperatures on this Martin Luther King (MLK) Day did not keep the Haitians from protesting and showing their reaction to President Trump’s reported remarks about the country of Haiti and the continent of Africa. The rally started around 2:00 p.m. and was held in the Times Square area of Manhattan. The main […]

The Source Talks to Jazzy Amra

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Jazzy Amra is an R&B artist from New York City signed to the label Heads Music. The music label partnered with Wyclef Jean to release her music. According to Heads Music, she will be releasing her first project titled “Amra” this fall. On top of current collaborations with Dave East and Wyclef, Amra is currently on […]

Darnell Roy: Heir to the Throne

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Darnell Roy, the artist, producer, television start, and newly minted President of Sugar Hill Records. He is also the owner of his own record label Rich Clique Entertainment. Roy seeks to continue the family legacy through Sugar Hill, but is also pushing to establish his own identity through Rich Clique. Some readers may remember him […]

The Source Talks to Ivy Rivera About Her Journey

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Ivy Rivera is grinding her way to the top. Currently, she hosts her own radio show “The Ivy Rivera Show” on Thursdays live on the Ripped Radio Network. She is also adding television to her resume with some hosting gigs on different networks. As she continues to make a name for herself in the music […]

The Source Talks To Multi-Media Millennial Journalist Selena Hill

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Selena Hill is the walking definition of today’s journalist. She is an African-American woman,millennial, and multi-media journalist from Queens, New York. Hill is armed with a smart phone that becomes a voice recorder to capture audio and camera where she can shoot videos and take pictures. With it, she is able to conduct her work […]

V.White Talks About Hosting Behind The Boards Podcast

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Varonica White (V.White) is the host of the Behind The Boards Podcast where she interviews established and upcoming music producers. The conversations touch on many topics like studio habits, interesting stories working with artists, equipment they use, and many more. The free flowing conversations built a small audience in its debut season and according to […]

G-MACC’s 2nd Annual Gangsta Gala

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Last week, G-MACC held their second annual “Gangsta Gala” to commemorate individuals they feel are doing great work in the community. G-MACC is a organization dedicated to fighting gun violence in urban neighborhoods. They use mediation techniques and violence interrupters to temper situations that could become violent. Coincidentally, the gala was held in the honor […]

We Made It NYC Features New Jersey’s Da$h

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Recently, New Jersey is on the hip hop scene in a major way with the onslaught of talent coming from the Garden State. Legends like Redman, Naughty By Nature, Queen Latifah helped pave the way. Joe Buddens proudly represented NJ in his music. Artists like Fetty Wap, Fat Boy SSE, and now Da$h are ushering […]

Nightlife The Web Series: A Look into The Lives of Party Promoters

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In recent years online web series like Money and Violence, Respect Life, and now Nightlife The Web Series have caught the attention of viewers with their riveting content and unique look they provide inside certain niches of society. While Money and Violence and Respect Life gives viewers a glance into the inner workings of the […]

The Revolution Lives In Brooklyn With Baba Israel

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Baba Israel uses a mix of spoken word and hip hop to honor his father’s legacy as an activist and comedian. This is a never before published story about Israel’s performance in dountown Brooklyn. Baba Israel touched down in Brooklyn around this time last year to do a slew of performances at the BRIC studios […]

Banks & Steelz Interview With The Source

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Legendary producer RZA a.k.a. Bobby Steelz is making his return to music in a big way collaborating with Paul Banks from the band Interpol. An interesting fact about these two is that they are major parts of groups that have made an impact in music. RZA is arguably the backbone of the Wu-Tang Clan and […]