Sha Be Allah

The Source Magazine Staff Writer

Federal Judge to Consider Casanova’s $2.5M Bail Package Proposal

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By next month, a federal judge is expected to rule whether or not he will grant Brooklyn rapper Casanova freedom in a $2.5 million bail package offered up by his family and close friends. S. District Judge Phillip Halpern is expected to make a decision by February 1, when Casanova and some of his co-defendants […]

Four People Reported Dead Following Riots At The U.S. Capitol

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According to a report from NPR, authorities in Washington D.C. have confirmed that at least four people died after Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday (January 6). Three died in separate incidents and a fourth was a woman whose highly publicized shooting left her dead. The FBI also confirmed to NPR that “two […]

White House Staffers Resign Amid Capitol Hill Riot

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According to several confirmed reports, the first lady’s chief of staff and White House deputy press secretary have both stepped down amid the Capitol Hill riots that took place on Wednesday. In addition to those two positions, two other White House staffers are considering resigning over yesterday’s insurrection. Stephanie Grisham, the first lady’s chief of […]

Michael Jordan Is Greatest Ever Says Bulls Star Zach LaVine

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Zach LaVine is playing good basketball this season. The UCLA product is averaging 23.8 points, 4.6 rebounds, 4.4 assists and 1.5 steals per contest.  And in Sunday’s 118-108 win over the Dallas Mavericks, LaVine  scored  39 points and added six rebounds and five assists in the win.  Advertisement What made LaVine’s performance special is that […]

Cardi B to WWE’s Lacey Evans: “A White Woman Can Never Put Fear On Me”

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This went from 0 to 100 real quick. Cardi B was on Twitter walking through memory lane, reminiscing about the professional wrestlers she remembers from the days of her youth before WWE wrestler Lacey Evans called out Cardi for a challenge on the mat. Cardi’s BX-raised reaction in her now-deleted, reactionary tweet is the smoke […]

Tennessee Mom Kills Infant And Herself By Jumping From Highway Overpass

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In a heartbreaking story, a Tennessee mother suffering from severe depression took her own life as well as that of her infant child by jumping from an overpass into traffic on Monday. 26-year-old Tonisha Lashay Barker leaped into traffic while holding her 21-month-old infant. A trucker later reported a “large object” hit his trailer after […]

Dr. Dre Says He’s “Doing Great” Following Aneurysm Scare

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Yesterday, the Hip Hop world held its breath as pioneering super-producer Dr. Dre suffered from a brain aneurysm and was rushed to ICU in Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Doctors were able to stabilize Dre, who has now given the public an update via social media about his stable and improving condition. “I’m doing great and getting […]

Kenosha Cop Will Not Be Charged in Jacob Blake Shooting

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It was announced today that the white police officer that shot an unarmed Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin will not be charged with any crime as will none of the other police officers involved. Kenosha County District Attorney Michael D. Graveley announced today that Officer Rusten Sheskey would not be facing any charges for shooting the […]

The Weeknd Releases New Video for “Save Your Tears” Ahead of Super Bowl Halftime Performance

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The Weeknd has released an intriguing new video for “Save Your Tears” from his album After Hours. The video, maybe the darkest from the album thus far, continues the platinum-selling artist’s continued physical transformation (previously being decapitated in the “Too Late” video). While his physical rehabilitation makes progress it’s clear in the video that he’s […]

Raz-B Claims B2K Blocked Him On Instagram to “Protect Pedophiles”

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After years of very public discourse within B2K, one of the new millennium’s most popular “boy bands,” the beef seems to be reignited after Raz-B now claims that his group mates blocked him on IG to protect their sexual abusers; specifically their former manager Chris Stokes. Raz wrote in a now-deleted post, “Just found out […]

Whole Foods CEO Says Americans Need Better Diets Instead of Healthcare

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The owner of Whole Foods has made a declaration that many already know, but few will actually take heed to; Americans need to eat better. Whole Foods CEO John Mackey has received a lot of backlash for his statement in his interview on the Freakonomics Radio show, where Mackey declared, “The best solution is to […]

First Case Of New COVID-19 Strain Confirmed in New York

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NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo has confirmed that a man in upstate New York has tested positive for the new strain of COVID-19 that was first discovered in the UK. The man, who’s in his 60s, works for Saratoga’s N. Fox Jewelers, but the man has not traveled abroad recently, so it is assumed that the […]

Proud Boys Leader Arrested For Burning #BlackLivesMatter Banner

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A report from BBC News says that the leader of the right-wing group The Proud Boys has been charged with trespassing on the grounds of a Black church in Washington, D.C. before stealing its Black Lives Matter banner and burning it. Enrique Tarrio has been sued by the Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church for allegedly […]

Today in Hip-Hop History: “Rapper’s Delight” Becomes First Hip Hop Song to Reach Billboard 41 Years Ago

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On this date in 1980, the monumental rap record known eternally as “Rapper’s Delight”, which was performed by the Sugarhill Gang, reached Billboard’s Top 40, an unprecedented accomplishment for Hip Hop. Big Bank Hank, Wonder Mike, and Master Gee, along with Sugarhill Records’ head honcho Sylvia Robinson, created a song that will forever be associated […]