Michele Amira Pinczuk is a vegan dancer with a love of Carole’s Daughter hair products, hoop earrings, hip-hop, and New York pizza! She is an hip hop journalist who loves writing about the newest in natural curly hair products, hipster fashion and hip-hop mixtapes. She writes a blog for Fran Dresher’s We The Future Cancer Schmancer blog, The New York Times and JVibe Magazine. When she’s not writing about what’s hot in hip hop, she’s talking about it on her hip-hop radio show, The Mecca, at University of Maryland where she is a Creative Writing major.

Noah ’40’ Shebib Denies Aaliyah Posthumous Project

Noah ’40′ Shebib, the beatmaker responsible for some of the tightest neo-soul and hip-hop beats heard on Drake‘s albums, recently cleared up some rumors that he’s working on a posthumous Aaliyah album. The rumors started buzzing this past month when Drake posted a preview of a new song featuring vocals that sound an lot like […]

5 Hip-Hop Album Covers Kanye West Should Put On A Birkin Bag Next

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It was a blessed Christmas for new mom Kim Kardashian, who got a new Hermes Birkin Bag from Kanye West. According to US Magazine, the Yeezus “fashion killa” MC Kanye West gave his baby mama/fiance, Kim Kardashian, a gorgeous hand painted Hermes nude Berkin Bag for Christmas. Mr. Yeezus asked George Condo, the artist who […]

Hip-Hop Remembers Nelson Mandela

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In response to the loss of one of the world’s greatest leaders of the 20th and 21st centuries, Diddy reflected, “Mandela stood for justice and truth!! Today the world lost a beautiful soul, fighter and true KING!” From the The Game getting a tattoo of Nelson Mandela plastered across his back to overflowing tweets in […]

Watch The Brand New Video From Test “What We Call It” Feat. Future and Mexico Rann

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Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information “B’more’s” MC Test just dropped the video for “Wut We Call It” off his Green Light mixtape, which hit the game earlier in 2013. Future blesses the track with his sing song smooth hooks of talking about what the Freebandz brand calls there “kush”. Although Future adds some extra bounce […]

Fly Girl Fashionsta Vashtie Kola New Creative Director Of Ice Cream Girl Brand

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Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Here is some “new new” news just in time for the holidays, Hip Hop Fashion Fly Girl Vashtie Kola has been named creative director of the upcoming fashion brand “Ice Cream Girl,” which is under the umbrella of her ex boo, Pharell Williams‘, Ice Cream fashion brands. In an interview […]

Kanye West’s Newest Beef Is Kosher


Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Oy vey! Kanye West appears to be in trouble once more for supposedly making anti Jewish remarks. In a recent interview with Power 105′s Breakfast Club, Kanye said, “People want to say Obama can’t make these moves or he’s not executing. That’s because he ain’t got those connections… Black people […]

Uptown XO’s “Colour de Grey”: Go-Go Beats and Soulful Swag


Much like fellow DMV MC Tabi Bonney, Uptown XO puts out tons of good mixtapes and albums. Yet these albums do not get the hype they deserve. His newest album, Colour de Grey, is a blend of go-go, hip-hop, and soulful sounds similar to the earlier mixtapes of Wale like 100 Miles and Running. XO […]

Trending Gift Idea: MDMFlow 2 Chainz-Inspired Makeup


Nicki Minaj’s Viva Glam and Rihanna’s Mac Makeup Collection better move over, because there’s a “new new” hip hop makeup brand on the market this ChristmaHanuKwanzaakah. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The hip hop hipster designer of the brand, Florence Adepoju, says, “MDMflow is a post 90s brand influenced by the glamour associated with mid […]

New B.o.B Mixtape Sampler

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Here’s a new mixtape to vibe out to during the holidays.  B.o.B’s newest mixtape, Underground Luxury (the sampler mixtape for his upcoming album bearing the same name) is full of new trippy tracks. The vibe of the ssampler ranges from tracks like “All I Want“ with its Kurt Cobain, Tupac introspective sing-song flow, talking about […]

Stream “Black Water”, Tinashe Kachingwe’s Newest Mixtape

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Tinashe Kachingwe‘s newest mixtape, Black Water, proves that she’s the baddest Disney princess on the block. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information If Princess Jasmine smoked more hookah on her magic carpet, her mixtape would sound like Tinashe. Tinashe’s vocals are mellow and trill, with hipster sensibilities and a ghetto goth vibe. The trippy slow jam, […]

Download Kat Dahlia’s Newest Mixtape ‘Seeds’

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Kat Dahlia’s newest mixtape Seeds is out and full of the funk hip-hop soul from this Miami born MC. Much like Drake, Kat Dahlia is such a mixture of R & B soul and hip-hop that sometimes it’s hard to tell when R & B starts and hip hop begins on tracks like “302” and […]