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The Source Magazine Staff Writer

[WATCH] Irv Gotti Speaks On Why Tupac Really Had Beef With Jay-Z

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In a recent sit down with Fat Joe for his IG Live “Joprah Show, the DITC veteran sat down with Murder Inc.’s Irv Gotti and spoke extensively about Jay-Z, who he said had real-life beef with Tupac because of another deceased king of the game; Notorious B.I.G. According to Gotti, Shakur’s beef with Hov originated […]

Today in Hip-Hop History: Cam’ron Drops His Sophomore ‘S.D.E.’ Album 20 Years Ago

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On this date in 2000, Dipset general Cam’ron released his second album Sports, Drugs And Entertainment on Untertainment Records, which was owned by his former manager Lance “Un” Rivera. Originally titled The Rough, Rough, Rough Album, S.D.E. features appearances Destiny’s Child, Noreaga, Dutch & Spade, Ol’ Dirty Bastard, Prodigy, Freekey Zeekey, Juelz Santana, and Jim […]

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies at 87

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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a longtime women’s rights advocate who became the court’s second female justice, died Friday at her home in Washington. She was 87. Ginsburg died of complications from metastatic pancreatic cancer, the court said. Her death, just over six weeks before Election Day, is likely to set off a heated battle over whether […]

MC Eiht Releases “Courted In” Video Featuring Dave East

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GEAH!! For two decades MC Eiht has been one of hip-hop’s most recognizable voices in hip-hop; and undisputedly one of Compton’s finest originators and emcees. A straight menace, MC Eiht burst onto the scene with Compton’s Most Wanted Music To Driveby.  Released just months after the LA Riots, Music To Driveby was a manifesto for the nihilism, frustration […]

Happy 52nd Birthday to Brand Nubian’s Lord Jamar!

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Born Lorenzo Dechalus on this day in the Bronx in 1968, Hip Hop legend and critic Lord Jamar of the legendary Brand Nubian crew has maintained his relevance in the game by not just dropping gems on the mic in the booth, but he keeps artists and notables on their toes when stepping into the […]

Moneybagg Yo, City Girls And DaBaby Drop “Said Sum” Remix

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Memphis rapper, Moneybagg Yo teams up with City Girls and DaBaby for “Said Sum Remix” today on via N-Less Entertainment/Interscope Records. Together, the four artists send a clear message to their haters. The original track has nearly 130 million streams globally and over 51 million views on YouTube.

Judge Rules In Favor Of Nicki Minaj In Tracy Chapman Copyright Case

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According to several confirmed reports, Nicki Minaj landed a victory in court when a judge ruled that Minaj did not commit copyright infringement against Tracy Chapman for her 2017 hit “Sorry”. Variety reported that U.S. district Judge Virginia A. Phillips ruled that Nicki’s experimentation with Tracy Chapman’s song constitutes “fair use” and is not copyright […]

Happy 54th Birthday Doug E Fresh!

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Born today in 1966 as Douglas Davis, Doug E Fresh is known as “the greatest entertainer” in Hip Hop, with his ability, to rap, dance, and perform his original human beatbox, which is what has made him one of the most important figures to the culture. In the early 80s, Fresh performed among some of […]

Kanye West: White Media Took Down Bill Cosby, R. Kelly, Michael Jackson

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Kanye West continued his Twitter rant today after a tumultuous social media weekend, demanding an apology from J. Cole, Drake, and Kendrick and even comparing himself to famed slavery abolitionist Harriet Ross Tubman. In today’s continuum, Ye insists that white media corporations set agendas to take down Black male celebrities such as Michael Jackson and […]

Moneybagg Yo and Blac Youngsta Announce Joint Mixtape Out This Friday

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Memphis rappers Moneybagg Yo and Blac Youngsta announce their forthcoming joint mixtape due this Friday, September 18th on N-Less Entertainment/Interscope Records with Epic Records/CMG Enterprises. The two went on Instagram Live yesterday to reveal the collaboration. Ari Fletcher, Yo Gotti, Lil Migo, 42 Dugg, Fredo Bang, and Blac Youngsta all joined to chat about the upcoming tape.