Shawn Grant

Shawn Grant is a Chicago native and the Senior Editor of The Source Magazine. He can only be found on Instagram at @shawnxgrant.

Snoop Dogg Issues Challenge on Triller Using Mt. Westmore’s “Big Subwoofer”

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Snoop Dogg is calling on all Triller users for a once-in-a-lifetime challenge that will award one user a personal tour by Snoop to his Compound. Visit for more information The challenge invites users on the platform to create an original video using the “Big Subwoofer” single recently released by Mt. Westmore. Mt. Westmore is […]

Rolling Loud and Kappa Align for Exclusive Capsule Collection

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Rolling Loud: New York is this week and ahead of the big day, the festival has announced a new partnership with leading Italian sportswear brand, Kappa. Visit for more information Inspired by the lifestyle and culture of this year’s host cities the collaborative collection will include the brand’s staple designs including its iconic tracksuits, […]

Kid Cudi Releases the Trailer for ‘A Man Named Scott’ Documentary


Kid Cudi has announced the release of his Prime Video documentary, A Man Named Scott. Visit for more information The film is directed by Robert Alexander is set to arrive next month, highlighting Kid Cudi’s career. The film is produced by Complex Networks and Film 45 and opens with words from Pharrell Williams. The […]

LL COOL J’s Rock The Bells & Hip-Hop Artist BUA Partner for New Streetwear Collection


Rock The Bells, in collaboration with Justin Bua, have revealed a new streetwear collection bridging Hip-Hop culture and community narratives via graffiti-inspired designs. Visit for more information The exciting launch of the collection is commemorated with an Instagram Live with BUA and designer Alexander John, which can be viewed here. The line includes t-shirts, […]

Quavo Partners With adidas Headphones to Debut Three Brand New Products

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adidas Headphones has announced its first-ever true wireless collection, collaborating with Quavo for its debut. adidas sees Quavo as the perfect person to highlight the headphones as he is a direct indication of someone with an active lifestyle and a passion for creativity and support. Visit for more information The release comes with a […]

Earth, Wind & Fire, SZA, Young Thug to Join Travis Scott at Astroworld Fest

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Travis Scott may have the festival lineup of the year. With Astroworld set to return to NRG Park in Houston on Nov. 5 and Nov. 6, Scott has officially revealed the festival lineup. Visit for more information Travis serves as the headliner but he has a squad of icons with him, including iconic soul […]

[WATCH] Bia Releases New Video for “Can’t Touch This”

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Bia has returned with the video for her new song “Can’t Touch This.” The video is directed by BenMarc and is from the recently released For Certain Deluxe album. Visit for more information The new track, produced by London Jae, DJ Pharoah, and IROCC, features a sample of Kelis’ 2003 smash hit “Milkshake.” The […]

[WATCH] Jeezy Tells Story of JAY-Z Backing Him Up in Fist Fight

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Jeezy is one of the few rappers that can call on JAY-Z at any time for a verse and the bars would be on the way. TV One continues to promote their forthcoming episode of Uncensored with Jeezy and he revealed why Hov has his unwavering support. Visit for more information “Me and Hov, […]

E-40 Launches “Goon With The Spoon” Food Brand With Line of Sausages & Burritos


Multiplatinum hip-hop artist E-40 has launched his new food brand, “Goon With The Spoon.” The brand launched with a new line of packaged sausages and burritos. Visit for more information E-40’s trek into the culinary industry includes partnering with Justin Kinder (of Kinders Meats, Deli, and BBQ) to leverage his expertise in the meat […]

Pair of Nikes Worn by Michael Jordan During Rookie Season Sell for Over $1M

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A pair of sneakers worn by Michael Jordan during his rookie season have sold for $1.472 million during an auction. Visit for more information High-end card collector Nick Fiorella was the winner of the auction that was held Sunday in Las Vegas. The purchase is the new record for the most expensive game-worn footwear. […]

Meek Mill and Keyshia Cole Claim They Have Never Received Money from Music

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Meek Mill and Keyshia Cole are giving a message to those who may want a record deal in the future: know where the money is going. Visit for more information It started when Meek hit Twitter and expressed he hasn’t gotten paid for music. “I haven’t get paid from music and i don’t know […]

Kanye West’s ‘DONDA’ Album Passes 1 Billion Streams on Spotify

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DONDA by Kanye West has officially hit one billion streams on Spotify. Visit for more information Chart Data called the number, citing DONDA has surpassed the number and is the fastest of any Kanye West album to reach the milestone. DONDA is currently up for GRAMMY consideration, as well as its lead single “Hurricane.” […]

Lil Durk Wraps Howard Homecoming Show Early Due to Lackluster Crowd Energy


Lil Durk won’t put up with a lackluster audience. The Chicago rapper popped up at Howard University’s homecoming and cut his set short due to what he felt was a dead crowd. Visit for more information After a couple of singles, Durk would give a parting message and leave the stage. Aye, look. We […]

Young Thug’s ‘PUNK’ Hits No. 1 on Billboard 200 Chart

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Young Thug is back on top of the Billboard 200 Albums Chart. Thugger’s new album Punk is his second No. 1 of the year. Visit for more information Punk follows the Young Stoner Life Records’ compilation album Slime Language 2, which also debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 in April 2021. PUNK is […]

[WATCH] Snoh Aalegra Releases “Neon Punch” Video Feat. Tyler, the Creator


Snoh Aalegra has dug back into her Temporary Highs in the Violet Skies bag to release a video for “Neon Peach” featuring Tyler, the Creator. Visit for more information The I.P.W.-directed clip shows Tyler riding in a toy car while SNoh goes to work in a laboratory. Snoh Aalegra stole hearts with her Ugh, […]