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The Source Magazine Staff Writer

Happy Kwanzaa! DAY 2 Kujichagulia(Self Determination)


Self-Determination/Kujichagulia To define the world in our own image and interest, placing African people and our history and culture at the center of our worldview and social reality Perspective on Self-Determination Implied and embedded in the principle self-determination is the notion of respect which a people have for its culture and historical and current contribution […]

Tags And Throws’ Summer In New York Series Finale “Bombing With ZEXOR”


In the final installment of Swede-based, the “Summer In New York” series takes a unique turn by revealing the identity of the last writer, ZEXOR, one of NYC’s few active second generation writers. ZEXOR, a Bushwick, Brooklyn native, is the son of late BK writer ASP WTO, who made his fame bombing the streets […]

Brooklyn Rapper Troy Ave Shot On Christmas Day

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In what appears to be a premeditated hit, BK MC Troy Ave was shot in the arm and grazed in the head yesterday on his way to his mother’s house for Christmas dinner. Troy Ave, whose real name is Roland Collins, was the target in a shooting yesterday in Brooklyn that left the rapper with […]

The Source Magazine Commemorates Kwanzaa “The Nguzo Saba”


Happy Holidays! Today starts the cultural and reflective holiday and celebration of the Nguzo Saba, also known as Kwanzaa. Kwanzaa is a cultural and reflective holiday not a religious or a political holiday. Inspired by the Black empowerment period, with leaders such as Malcolm X and the Black Panther Party, Kwanzaa was created by educator […]

Dana White: Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather Will Never Happen

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Despite the fact that many fans were hoping to see the ultimate battle of physical combat, UFC president Dana White has confirmed that a Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather Jr. fight will not be taking place. After threats were exchanged, White gave a warning as well as a statement to TMZ about not even the […]

Wiz Khalifa Signs Lil Uzi Vert To Taylor Gang


After tearing down the house in a performance with Lil Uzi Vert in the City Of Brotherly Love, Wiz Khalifa showed the young bull some real love in his hometown by announcing on stage that he would be signing the Philadelphia rookie to Taylor Gang. Khalifa even went in his pocket and gave Uzi Vert, […]

’16 And Pregnant’ Reality TV Star Valerie Fairman Dies From Overdose

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Valerie Fairman, who starred on MTV’s 16 and Pregnant back in 2010, has died at age 23 of an apparent overdose, according to TMZ. Fairman’s mother told the website that her daughter was at a friend’s home in Coatesville, Pennsylvania this Wednesday and would not come out of the bathroom. The friend finally broke down […]

TagsAndThrows’ Summer In New York Part 4 “Bombing With EASY”


In’s fourth episode of their “Summer In New York” series, NYC veteran and graffiti legend EASY bombs up the five boroughs in a very rare interview. Easy has been in the graff game since 1983, which gives him approximately 33 years of bombing experience in NYC and abroad, which he articulates the how and […]

New Jersey Rapper Camden Drops “Church Let It Burn” Single, Lights $10,000 Cash On Fire In Social Media Experiment


In the history of Hip-Hop there has always been a healthy exuberance for flamboyant spending and buying material things. From shoes and clothes, to cars and homes, rappers know how to flaunt their money. But, contrary to the norm, New Jersey bred rapper Camden is completely different and he’s proving it with the #LetItBurnChallenge. “This […]

iHeartRadio DJ Self Announces New Record Label Gwinin Entertainment

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iHeartRadio personality and The Prince of NY DJ SELF has been making waves lately, he’s the new star on VH1’s hit show Love and Hip Hop NY, and just recently in NYC he along with his celebrity friends, facilitated a holiday party for over 300 youth in the Brooklyn community where he gave out gifts, […]

Tracy McGrady, Muggsy Bogues Lead The Pack In 2017 Basketball HOF Nomination


After 2016’s Basketball Hall Of Fame inductees Allen Iverson, Yao Ming and Big Shaq received their legendary jerseys, you’d think that any year following, the candidates would have to be of their caliber or better. Well, not quite. Critics are slamming this year’s candidates for HOF status haven’t measured up to their predecessors, with the […]

Former NFL Star Aaron Hernandez Identified As Shooter In 2012 Double Murder


Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez was identified in court Tuesday as the shooter from a deadly 2012 drive-by shooting in Boston by one of the survivors from the incident. Raychides Sanches testified during a pre-trial hearing in Suffolk Superior Court that he was a passenger in a car on July 16, 2012, when […]

Lakers Build Statue Of Shaquille O’Neal In Front Of Staples Center

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A bronze statue of Basketball Hall of Fame center Shaquille O’Neal will be unveiled March 24 outside of the Los Angeles Lakers’ Staples Center. The nine-foot, 1,200-pound statue will be suspended 10 feet above the ground in Star Plaza and connected to Staples Center, according to Michael Roth of AEG, the sports and music entertainment firm […]

BREAKING: Fetty Wap And Nicki Minaj Dating After Quick Split With Meek Mill

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According to info from sources close to Nicki Minaj that gave this juicy gossip to, the rapstress is now “casually dating” rap crooner Fetty Wap is what is being categorized as a “close relationship”. According to one of the Pink Print star’s friends, “They’re working on projects together, and maybe more, but we’re not […]

Happy Birthday To Graffiti’s Living Legend COPE2 KD!


One of the most infamous graffiti artists of the 20th century is celebrating his 48th born day today and he goes by the name of COPE2, founder of the world famous KINGS DESTROY crew. Born Fernando Carlo on this date in 1968 in the Bronx, New York, COPE2 began his illustrious graff career in 1985, […]

Tupac Shakur To Be Inducted Into Rock N’ Roll Hall Of Fame In 2017

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In an unexpected move by the RRHOF voting committee, Tupac Amaru Shakur was voted to be inducted into the Rock N’ Roll Hall Of Fame next year in Brooklyn’s Barclay’s Center. Inductees must qualify by being nominated in 25 years or more following their debut release. For ‘Pac, his premier album, 2Pacalypse Now, was released […]