Kyle Renwick

Kyle Renwick is a 23 year old writer, music and art lover, and all around champion of dope shit. He's a new contributor to The Source Magazine, who hopes to make an impact with original material and thought provoking content. He looks forward to hearing your weekly commentary on his work. Thanks for reading.

Van Explodes In The Flatiron District

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Visit for more information It’s been reported by multiple sources, that a white van exploded  in the Flatiron District of Manhattan. The fire, which appeared to form underneath the truck’s hood, shot fire and thick black and gray smoke into the air. There were originally claims of an explosion but that has not yet […]

Record Report: J. Cole – ‘Born Sinner’


Visit for more information Label: Roc Nation / Columbia Records Production: J. Cole Written By Kyle Renwick Advertisement “It’s way darker this time” J. Cole declares as his second studio album, Born Sinner, opens to “Villuminati.” Those words couldn’t be truer as Cole clings to themes of moral dilemma and frustrated love affairs through […]

Mac Lethal Remakes “Ni**as In Paris” Using Hair Products


Mac Lethal takes his production to a folicular levels in this, his newest experiment. The rhyme beast has achieved small fame for freestyling over popular beats in his customary chopper rap style.  Sometimes he’s rhyming over other popular production; sometimes he cooks when he raps. This time he’s recreated the “Ni**as in Paris” beat using […]

Top 10 Summer Music Festivals

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With another hot summer, comes the return of the hottest music festivals and concerts this great nation has to offer.  Coachella, SXSW and the Roots Picnic have already come and gone this Spring, but the Summer brings a new crop of concerts in nearly every major city in America.  As in years past, these summer […]

Action Bronson Freestyles On The Funk Flex Show


Visit for more information Fresh off of Summer Jam, Action Bronson stopped by the Funk Flex Show last night to debut the new remix of his song “Strictly 4 My Jeeps.”  The song features LL Cool J and Lloyd Banks, two of Queens most revered MCs, and a new verse from Bam Bam Bronson. […]

Best Hip-Hop Performances on Late Night TV


Visit for more information J. Cole took the Late Night with Jimmy Fallon stage Tuesday night to perform his “Power Trip” single, off his forthcoming sophomore studio album Born Sinner.  Cole’s mellow vibe was juxtaposed by the multicolored, leather sweater and gleaming watch, which he adorned.  Never-the-less, Cole delivered a stellar performance and, as […]

President Obama Motivates the Men of Morehouse

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Under rain-filled Atlanta clouds, President Barack Obama delivered the Morehouse College commencement speech to 500 proud graduates on Sunday afternoon. Visit for more information In a rare moment, President Obama spoke sincerely to the class of 2013 about his embattled youth, his hopes and expectations for the graduates and his own perception of fatherhood. […]