Sam - @thewriterau_sam

Sam is the Producer of The Lesson w/ DJ Sanchez (hip-hop radio show & TV show based in Melbourne, Australia). We cover Hip Hop music and culture from Australia, NZ and beyond, new releases + Battle Rap for The Source. IG- @thewriterau_sam

Chart-Topping Rapper Masked Wolf Appears On The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon

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Upcoming talented rapper Masked Wolf’s breakthrough major single “Astronaut In The Ocean” continues its out-of-this-world trajectory with a live performance TV debut being featured on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon overnight, currently being the world’s number 2 hip hop song with over four million streams on Spotify this week alone globally. Visit streaming.thesource.com for […]

New Ras Kass Single With Alerts and Simplex “The Vortex” Out Now

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One of the all-time talented West Coast lyricists Ras Kass has teamed up with Australian rappers Alerts and Simplex on the new single “The Vortex” filmed across Los Angles and Brisbane in Australia’s northeast. The near 4-minute single has long been in the works and delayed by COVID-19 travel restrictions, with film production companies No.One […]

New Bun B and Le$ EP ‘Distant’ Out Now

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Legendary Texas rapper Bun B of UGK has released a new 6-track, 21-minute collaborative EP with rising Houston rapper/producer LE$ today on DIOS //II Trill Enterprises to usher in the new year. The EP was uniquely recorded at the largest residential recording complex in the world in producer Dave Sitek’s 1700-acre ‘Sonic Ranch’ pecan farm […]

Uncle Murda Releases New “Don’t Come Outside 3” Mixtape

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Prolific East New York rapper Uncle Murda has overnight released his new 12-track mixtape titled “Don’t Come Outside 3”, the third volume of his Don’t Come Outside mixtape series that started back in 2017. The lead single to the project is the excellent “Party Full Of Demons” featuring Que Banz, with the film clip to […]

Lord Jamar Talks VladTV and The Casanova 2X Case

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Legendary Brand Nubian, New York rapper, producer, actor now tuned podcaster Lord Jamar has weighed in on the current Casanova 2X federal case and the possible involvement or not of DJ Vlad from VladTV. In the recent Episode No. 151 on his “Yanadameen Godcast w/ Rah Digga and Godfrey”, Lord Jamar discusses the situation and […]

The Joe Budden Podcast Celebrates 400 Episodes

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Popular video and audio podcast The Joe Budden Podcast with regular co-hosts Rory and Mal supported by Parks has overnight celebrated its 400th episode since it launched almost five years ago on Soundcloud and YouTube, then titled as I’ll Name This Podcast Later. The podcast show has garnered a legion of loyal fans, is currently […]

STAR Set To Appear On ‘Drink Champs’ With NORE in 2021?

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Legendary media personality since the late 1990’s STAR aka Troi Torain has recently insinuated on a recent episode of his show The Star Report that he is considering an offer to appear on an upcoming episode of the Drink Champs with N.O.R.E. of CNN and DJ EFN. STAR claims that the episode may be filmed […]

The Regime Rapper Monsta G. Claims PIMP C Never Sipped Lean

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Yukmouth of The Luniz protégé and The Regime rapper Monsta Ganjah has recently claimed in a new interview that the late great rapper and producer PIMP C of UGK never sipped lean in his life, contradicting commonly held claims that he passed away from a related overdose. There have long been strong rumors circulating that […]

SAINt JHN and Kanye West Release New Single Titled ‘Smack DVD’

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Kanye West has teamed up with Brooklyn rapper SAINt JHN to release the new 3-minute single “Smack DVD” overnight on Godd Complexx / HITCO Entertainment (L.A. Reid), the so-called missing Kanye record from SAINt JHN’s new album. This new single builds off the momentum that SAINt JHN has developed following the release of his very […]

Dave East’s Releases Deluxe Edition of ‘Karma 3′

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Dave East has overnight released the deluxe edition to his excellent, 15-track charting mixtape Karma 3 on Nas’ Mass Appeal Records and Def Jam Recordings. The new deluxe edition features eight new tracks, building off the initial momentum of the latest incarnation of East’s Karma mixtape series which dropped back in mid-August this year. While […]

The Kid LAROI Releases New Single ‘So Done’

The Kid LAROI Releases New Single ‘So Done’

Rising teenage melodic hip hop superstar The Kid Laroi has released his latest hit film clip, the Khaled Rohaim & Omer Fedi produced song “So Done” overnight on influential tastemaker Lyrical Lemonade’s YouTube channel, amassing hundreds of thousands of views in just hours. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information This is not the first time Laroi […]

Female Battle Rap Takes Center Stage With URLTV’s And QOTR’s “Kings Vs. Queens” Event Tonight

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The world’s leading battle rap platform SMACK/URLTV.TV has announced that the long-awaited entire inter-gender battle rap event “Kings vs. Queens” will finally take place today 17 October in conjunction with QOTR. This event will see some of the cultures best female battle rappers, many of whom made their name on female-specific platform Queen Of The […]

New Scott Storch and Phi11a Single ‘Dirty Dancer’ Out Now On Def Jam

New Scott Storch and Phi11a Single ‘Dirty Dancer’ Out Now On Def Jam

Legendary hitmaking producer Scott Storch has teamed up with emerging Australian artist Phi11a on the new 3-minute single titled ‘Dirty Dancer’ out now on Def Jam Recordings ANZ. This is Phi11a’s first major release since his earlier collaboration with fellow young rapper Trippie Redd, which was released six months ago back in late April titled […]

Papoose Set to Release ‘Endangered Species’ Album on Friday

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Legendary Brooklyn rapper Papoose is set to release his fourth and brand new 12-track album Endangered Species album tomorrow on Honorable Records / The Dispensary. The new album features the likes of French Montana, Conway the Machine of Griselda Records, frequent collaborator DJ Premier of Gang Starr, Nigel Hall plus additional production from New York’s […]

New Sa-Roc Album ‘The Sharecropper’s Daughter’ Out Now on Rhymesayers Ent.

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Rhymesayers Entertainment artist Sa-Roc has released this weekend her new 15-track album ‘The Sharecropper’s Daughter’ after a brief musical hiatus in recent years. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The album features appearances from the likes of Black Thought of The Roots, Styles P of The Lox, Saul Williams, Ledisi, Chronixx, producer Sol-Messiah amongst others. The […]

New Aloe Blacc Album ‘All Love Everything’ Out Now

Aloe Blacc Album ‘All Love Everything’

Award-winning Californian Artist Aloe Blacc has this weekend released his fifth solo studio and new 10-track album titled All Love Everything on BMG and Artivist Entertainment, with a further 12-track extended-release version also available from Target too. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Aloe Blacc has been releasing music for over 15 years, it has only […]

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