Sha Be Allah

The Source Magazine Staff Writer

Today In Hip Hop History: Nas Released His Debut Single ‘Halftime’ 29 Years Ago

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On this date in 1992, “Nasty” Nas dropped his first single for an otherwise unknown movie soundtrack. Visit for more information Not even Nasir Jones himself knew the magnitude of what his career would be when the “Halftime” single dropped on October 13, 1992. Appearing on Nas’ monumental Illmatic album as well as the […]

[WATCH] Q-Tip Opens Up About Past Relationship With Janet Jackson

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In an exclusive interview with famed battle rapper Math Hoffa, actor and A Tribe Called Quest front man Q-Tip talked about his romance with culture icon Janet Jackson. Tip spoke in depth about how he met the youngest Jackson sister and how the two eventually started dating in the late 90s. Visit for more […]

[WATCH] LaLa Anthony Speaks for the First Time On Her Divorce From Carmelo Anthony

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In an exclusive interview with Angie Martinez, actress LaLa Anthony spoke out for the first time about her divorce following a 15 year marriage to Knicks star Carmelo Anthony and why she thinks she’ll never get married again. Visit for more information When the radio legend questioned LaLa about how she’s handling the divorce, […]

[WATCH] Cardi B And Raven Symone Officiate Same-Sex Couple’s Wedding

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Not long after Cardi B and her husband Offset welcome their second child, the BX rapstress joined up with actress Raven Symone to officiate a lesbian wedding. Visit for more information While the Oh So Raven star stood in as ring bearer for the ceremony, Cardi brought the two women together in holy matrimony. […]

[WATCH] Bun B Calls Senator Ted Cruz “P***y” At Astros Game

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UGK rapper and Houston legend Bun B has been a pillar of his native Houston community, receiving more attention in the past few months due to the launch of his Trill Burgers Restaurant in H-Town this past summer. Over the weekend, Bun attended an Astros game and met his least favorite Astros fan while in […]

Kodak Black Deletes Social Media After Posting Suicidal Messages

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His public alliance with Trump has forced Kodak Black to delete his social media and now is threatening suicide. Visit for more information After an interview with DJ Akademiks where he discussed possibly performing at a Trump rally, South Florida favorite Kodak Black poured out his feelings about his friends and family on Twitter […]

Today in Hip-Hop History: T.I.’s Debut Album ‘I’m Serious’ Turns 20 Years Old!

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On this date in 2001, the self-proclaimed “King Of The South,” rapper/actor T.I., released his first album entitled I’m Serious. Visit for more information Produced by several behind the board legends including ATL’s DJ Toomp, Jazze Pha, Lil Jon, The Neptunes, and few others, with features from Pharrell, Bone Crusher, Too Short, Pastor Troy, […]

[WATCH] Meek Mill On Popping Pills: If You Take Percs, You An A**hole

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With the advent of prescription drug use at its highest, rappers such as NLE Choppa and most recently Meek Mill, have used their reach to discourage young people from using and abusing prescription pills, which is now being dubbed as “the new dope”. Meek Mill recently made an appearance on A Million Dollaz Worth Of […]

J. Cole to Perform In Los Angeles for SiriusXM and Pandora’s Small Stage Series

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SiriusXM and Pandora announced today that J. Cole would perform in Los Angeles for SiriusXM and Pandora’s Small Stage Series on Saturday, October 23.    Visit for more information The intimate set for SiriusXM subscribers and Pandora listeners will feature J. Cole performing songs from his latest album, The Off-Season, as well as fan favorites. J. […]

National Black Justice Coalition Calls for Netflix to Pull Dave Chappelle Special ‘The Closer’

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According to a report from Deadline, the National Black Justice Coalition is slamming Dave Chappelle’s latest Netflix stand-up comedy special and is calling for the streaming giant to pull the show due to what is viewed as homophobia by critics. Visit for more information The National Black Justice Coalition has issued a statement about […]

[WATCH] Dave Chappelle: DaBaby Offending LGBT Was Worse Than Killing Someone

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Famed comedian Dave Chappelle has always walked outside of the boundaries of what is considered funny, however, the last comedy special of his Netflix deal aptly entitled The Closer which contains some content about DaBaby that the LGBT might not find so amusing. Visit for more information The Half Baked comic jumped headfirst into […]

Targeted Artist Known For Depicting Prophet Muhammad Killed in Car Crash

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A report from The Insider has confirmed that the Swedish artist known for his controversial depictions of the Prophet Muhammad, was killed in a car crash over the weekend in Sweden. Visit for more information Lars Vilks, the 75-year-old artist who has been depicting the religion of Islam’s Prophet Muhammad as a dog since […]

[WATCH] Dave Chappelle and Chris Rock Surprise Robert Glasper’s Blue Note Jazz Club Audience

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Over the weekend multi-Grammy Award-winning artist Robert Glasper kicked off his 33-night, 66-show “Robtober” residency at Blue Note Jazz Club in NYC.  Visit for more information Fans in the audience Sunday night were treated to impromptu performances from legendary unannounced special guests. Comedic giants Dave Chappelle and Chris Rock took the stage to introduce Robert Glasper, as well as perform an impromptu set […]

Mark Zuckerberg’s Net Worth Drops By Billions Amid Facebook, IG Outage

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Several reports have confirmed that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has lost a lot of rank among billionaires after losing billions when the social media website suffered an outage on Monday morning. This came after Facebook employee Frances Haugen filed a complaint with federal authorities. Visit for more information Bloomberg reported that Facebook stock dropped […]