Sha Be Allah

The Source Magazine Staff Writer

[WATCH] Monica’s VH1 ‘Celebrity True Crime Story’ Season Premiere Debuts Tonight

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Grammy Award-winning multi-platinum, 25-million-plus selling singer, actress, philanthropist, and entrepreneur Monica returns to VH1 Tonight as the host of Celebrity True Crime Story. Visit for more information The 10-episode series investigates the ups and downs of the “fame game” when reputations are at stake and lives are on the line. Each episode unravels the mystery and the motives behind […]

Latocha Of Xscape Releases New Single “I’m Yours” From Debut Solo LP

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The vocally gifted, powerhouse-singer, LaTocha of the multi-platinum selling group Xscape, continues to gift the world with new music from her solo debut with the release of the “I’m Yours.” The emotional and beautifully sung song is from her forthcoming debut album, The Invitation, being released on Good Friday, April 7th via Motown Gospel/ Capitol CMG in partnership with LaTocha’s Made Girl Music label. Listen HERE. Visit […]

T-Pain Releases His Highly Anticipated Covers Album ‘On Top Of The Covers’

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Grammy Award-winning, multi-faceted artist and entrepreneur T-Pain has released his highly anticipated, long-awaited covers album On Top Of The Covers, out now via Nappy Boy Entertainment. PRESS HERE to listen.  Visit for more information The album features an eclectic and unexpected mix of reimagined hits that all mean something special to T-Pain, done in his own style and showcasing his stunningly soulful […]

Person Shot and Killed in NYC Smoke Shop “Robbery Gone Bad”

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According to several confirmed reports, a person was fatally shot during a robbery of a Queens smoke shop this past weekend. Visit for more information The deadly shooting occurred inside the Plug Smoke Shop on Jamaica Avenue. Police responded to a call of shots fired and found the 20-year-old worker from the store shot […]

Mystikal Requests Gag Order In Rape Case


According to court documents and several media reports, former No Limit rapper Mystikal has requested that a gag order be put in place in his ongoing rape case to protect his privacy. Visit for more information Yesterday, court docs revealed that Mystikal’s lawyer, Tiffany Myles Crosby, filed a gag order request in his rape […]

San Francisco City Officials Consider $5M Per Black Person Reparations Proposal

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According to several confirmed reports, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors has been sifting through over 100 recommendations for slavery reparations for its Black residents. Some of the suggestions include eliminating personal debt and tax burdens, guaranteed annual incomes of at least $97,000 for 250 years, homes in San Francisco for just $1 a family, […]

Kanye West Dodges Battery Charge For Throwing Woman’s Phone

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After being under investigation for an alleged battery when a video surfaced of music and fashion mogul Kanye West grabbing a woman’s cell phone, it is now being reported that he will not face charges from that incident. Visit for more information The Ventura County Sheriff’s Department was investigating West when the video showed […]

Happy 64th Birthday to Public Enemy’s Flavor Flav!

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In 1959, William Jonathan Drayton, better known to the world as Flavor Flav, was born in NYC. Flav is the former hypeman of the iconic Rock N’ Roll Hall Of Fame Hip-Hop group Public Enemy. Visit for more information Growing up in Freeport, Long Island, a young Flavor developed his love for music, teaching […]

[WATCH] Melle Mel Says Street Culture Ruined Hip Hop Music

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Hip Hop pioneer Melle Mel has gone viral after making the statement that Eminem wouldn’t be ranked in Billboard’s Top 5 of their Top 50 Rappers of All Time if he wasn’t white. Mel has doubled down on his stance and now believes that the street culture in Hip Hop’s current landscape has contributed to […]

UnitedMasters Announce Jadakiss As Special Guest At “Earn Your Masters” Event At SXSW

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UnitedMasters, Ally, and Earn Your Leisure have come together to create the Earn Your Masters (EYM) for SXSW (South By Southwest) in Austin, Texas on March 17th. The event will fuel financial literacy in educating the next generation of creators and people who are traditionally underserved by financial institutions. To activate this mission, UnitedMasters and Earn Your Leisure will provide a […]

[WATCH] Two Men Almost Fight Outside Courtroom After Troy Ave’s Testimony in Taxstone Trial

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The courtroom in 100 Centre Street was extremely tense yesterday(March 14) after Troy Ave testified against Taxstone for the shooting death of Troy Ave’s bodyguard Ronald “Banga” McPhatter at Irving Plaza in 2016. Visit for more information Reporters were speaking to Brooklyn rapper Manolo Rose about what happened that fateful night at Irving Plaza […]

The Source Magazine Remembers Nate Dogg 12 Years Later

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Sending a 21-gun soldier salute Rest In Peace one of Hip Hop’s favorite crooners. Visit for more information Many tried, but nobody put R&B into Hip Hop the way it was supposed to sound better than the late, great Nate Dogg of the legendary Dogg Pound. The Source Magazine would like to send him […]

Is MF DOOM’s Eldest Son The True Heir To The Metalface Legacy?

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After a recent social media post by the son of the late MF DOOM, the question has been raised as to who inherits the legacy of the infamous Metalface mask? Visit for more information Daniel Dumile Jr., who holds the namesake of his father who is best known as the Madvillian MF DOOM, posted […]