Sha Be Allah

The Source Magazine Staff Writer

Happy 53rd Birthday to Erykah Badu!

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Born on this date in 1971 in Dallas, Texas as Erica Abi Wright, soul singing icon Erykah Badu has morphed into one of the most dynamic and impactful entertainers of the past two decades. Ms. Badu’s debut album Baduizm became a euphemism for a woman’s ability to control her man with her sexuality besides the […]

Today in Hip-Hop History: Biz Markie Dropped His Debut Album ‘Goin’ Off’ 36 Years Ago

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On this date in the infamous year of 1988, the late, great “Human Orchestra” Biz Markie released his debut full-length album Goin’ Off on Cold Chillin’/Warner Brothers Records. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Produced exclusively by legendary Queensbridge superproducer DJ Marley Marl, Goin Off introduced singer TJ Swan and a then-unknown rapper named Big Daddy […]

Kodak Black Drops New Song And Visuals For “Shampoo”

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Kicking off another bold era, multi-platinum rapper Kodak Black unleashes a new single and music video, “Shampoo,” via Vulture Love / Capitol Records. Upholding the hallmarks of his signature Broward style, the DZY (Kevin Gates, Ty Dolla $ign) produced track pops off as classic Kodak. His unmistakable flow glides over an ethereal synth loop complemented by head-nodding 808s and […]

Spotify Stardom: How Music Streaming is Everything to Promoting an Artist

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There is nothing quite like having all the collective music you could ever want, only a single click away. Being able to select a list of artists and songs curated to meet your unique personality and needs is a thrill that anyone with a smartphone or home assistant can enjoy.  Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information […]

Porn Star Kagney Linn Karter Dead At 36 From Apparent Suicide

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Several news reports have confirmed that adult film actress Kagney Linn Karter was found dead in Parma, Ohio in what authorities say was an apparent suicide. Karter was only 36 years old. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information A GoFundMe page was started by Kagney’s friends on behalf of her family. The funds will be used […]

[WATCH] Jennifer Lopez Talks To Apple Music About Her New Album And Finding Inspiration In Her Love Story With Ben Affleck

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The iconic Jennifer Lopez joins Ebro live in New York City for the second episode of her very own, exclusive This Is Me…Now Radio series, celebrating the release of her new album This Is Me… Now. Lopez gives listeners an exclusive look into her love story and all the stops on her journey along the way.  Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information […]

Happy 54th Birthday To DITC Founder Lord Finesse!

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Being an advocate for true school Hip Hop, there is no way I can let this day end without showing respect to the legendary Lord Finesse on his 54th birthday. The DITC founder was born on this day in 1970, right as a wave of a culture representing new music and lifestyles was spawning, now […]

Chivas Regal Illuminates Golden Hour in Partnership with Luxury Couture Designer Duo Falguni Shane Peacock

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Chivas Regal, an icon of luxury blended Scotch whisky, is merging cocktails, fashion and couple goals with the launch of a new limited-edition “Golden Hour Glow Up” Set, featuring matching tailored tracksuits from global fashion brand Falguni Shane Peacock. Renowned for their elegant craftsmanship, the husband-and-wife fashion duo drew creative inspiration from Chivas’ “United is the […]

Meet Big Dank: The Detroit Dynamo Shaking Up The Motown Scene

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Hailing from Detroit’s vibrant streets, the artist known as Big Dank brings a refreshingly sincere and bold flavor to the music scene. She captivates a diverse audience with her genuine storytelling and relatable narratives that escape the confines of genre and resonate on a personal level. “Big Dank,” a moniker she’s earned, reflects not just […]