Shirley Ju

Shirley Ju is a Journalist & On-Camera Host based in Los Angeles. she's been writing and interviewing artists in the entertainment industry for over 12 years. she started her own show called Shirley's Temple, with a focus on mental health. Shirley lives, breathes, and sleeps music, and if there’s a show in LA, you can find her there. Born in the Bay Area, the Hyphy movement is in her blood. Follow her at @shirju on both Instagram and Twitter.

Rolling Loud Teams Up With Stiiizy To Deliver A New Festival Experience

Rolling Loud Teams Up With Stiiizy To Deliver A New Festival Experience

It’s officially that time again. Since its inception in 2015, Rolling Loud has since positioned themselves as the world’s largest Hip-Hop festival, taking over major cities nationwide while giving music-lovers an unforgettable experience. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Now, Rolling Loud announces their newest partnership with STIIIZY, the leading lifestyle brand in cannabis. For this […]

Method Man To Host Black Women in Hollywood Awards In Los Angeles

Fourth Annual Celebration Of Black Cinema & Television Presented By The Critics Choice Association Red Carpet

It’s officially February, which means Black History Month is being celebrated. And with March being Women’s History Month, it’s only right to combine the two forces into one. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information On Thursday March 7th, ESSENCE will be hosting their 17th annual Black Women in Hollywood Awards in Los Angeles, California, celebrating the cinematic […]

J Dilla’s Mom, Ma Dukes, Empowers The Youth To Follow Their Passion

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This year marks J Dilla’s 50th birthday, and his spirit is alive now more than ever. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Revered as one of the greatest Hip-Hop producers of all time, J Dilla exploded onto the Detroit rap scene as a member of Slum Village, creating his own unique style that went on to […]

Kenya Barris On Vince Staples: “He’s Like A Hood Savant!”

Interscope Records and Kenya Barris’ Khalabo Ink Society Announce Khalabo Music Record Label

If Kenya Barris is involved, you know something special is at hand. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Barris is a well-respected writer, producer, director, and actor, best known for creating the ABC sitcom black-ish. The award-winning show went on to create two successful spinoffs, grown-ish and mixed-ish, with Barris making his acting debut in #BlackAF […]

EXCLUSIVE: Kanye West Charged Slum Village $90K For The “Selfish” Beat

Kanye West Charged Slum Village $90K For The “Selfish” Beat

J Dilla will forever go down in history as one of the greatest producers of all time. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information On Saturday, February 10th, Hip-Hop fans from all over the city of Los Angeles conjoined to celebrate the life of J Dilla. In downtown Los Angeles, the event was officially deemed Dilla Day […]

Doe Boy Predicts Chiefs Will Win Super Bowl Because Of Taylor Swift 

Doe Boy Predicts Chiefs Will Win Super Bowl Because Of Taylor Swift 

If you’re watching the NFL playoffs this year, chances are you heard Doe Boy in the newest Apple commercial.  Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The Cleveland, Ohio native exploded onto the scene with his viral smash “Mini Vans” back in 2018, and now, he’s debuting a new side of his artistry: singing. While he’s showcased […]

Flau’jae Releases Surprise Collab Project With Babywave 

Flau'jae Releases Surprise Collab Project With Babywave 

Flau’jae is a beast on the basketball court… and now she’s taking over the rap game! Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Clocking in at four tracks, 4 Wave is produced by Babywave, who has worked with artists such as Gunna, Quavo, Takeoff, and Young Thug. Babywave also co-produced Young Thug & Gunna’s “Ski” which became […]

Coi Leray & Metro Boomin Collab on “Enjoy Yourself” for AXE

Coi Leray & Metro Boomin Collab on "Enjoy Yourself" for AXE

Coi Leray and Metro Boomin previously collaborated on the song “Self Love,” featured on the Spider-Man: Across The Spider-Verse soundtrack. The song was an instant smash, even as one of Coi’s most streamed signs on Spotify. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Now, the multi-platinum recording artists have unveiled their new partnership with AXE, the leading […]

Doe Boy’s Streams Increased 222% After Doing Apple Commercial

Doe Boy Streams Increased 222% After Doing Apple Commercial

Doe Boy has just hit a new milestone in his career, and he’s worked his ass off to get here. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information His newest song, “Way Too Long,” was just featured in the newest Apple iPhone 15 Plus commercial on national television, even getting more playtime than Taylor Swift during the NBA […]

Gala Music & Lucid Monday Celebrate Artist Authenticity At Family No Friends Brunch

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To celebrate the 66th Grammy Weekend, Gala Music and Lucid Monday presented an event that felt like a serene pause amidst the chaos—the “Family No Friends Brunch.” Despite the unusual gray weather in Los Angeles, guests gathered at the picturesque Audio Chateau in Brentwood Hills for a memorable celebration dedicated to recognizing exceptional music producers […]

Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Honors N.W.A with Lifetime Achievement Award At 2024 Grammys

Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Honors N.W.A with Lifetime Achievement Award At 2024 Grammys

N.W.A is the fifth rap group to receive the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award from the Recording Academy, joining legend such as Run-DMC, Public Enemy, Grandmaster Flash & the Furious Five, and Salt-N-Pepa. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information At this year’s Grammys, N.W.A. was presented with the accolade by the iconic Bone Thugs-N-Harmony during The Recording […]

Track of the Week: Spence Lee’s “Foundation”

Track of the Week: Spence Lee’s “Foundation”

Spence Lee is the newest artist to join the EarDrummer family, spearheaded by famed producer Mike Will Made It. Hailing from New Jersey, the rising star has created his own lane in the rap game, with the intention of motivating and inspiring the masses that they too can make their wildest dreams come true. Visit […]

SZA & Top Dawg Honored At Billboard Power 100 Event In Los Angeles

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It’s officially Grammy’s week in Los Angeles, and the mayhem continues. With everybody outside, there was only one place to be on Wednesday: the Billboard Power 100 event. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information At Neuehouse in Hollywood, California, in the early evening, the highly-anticipated event celebrated Billboard’s Power 100 nominees, bringing together the who’s who […]

Kanye West & Snoop Dogg Attend Charlie Wilson’s Hollywood Star Ceremony

Charlie Wilson to Receive Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Charlie Wilson deserves all his flowers… and now he’s enjoying the fruits of his labor. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information On Monday, Jan. 29th, the Gap Band vocalist not only celebrated his 71st birthday but was honored with the coveted star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The highly-anticipated event drew out all the elites […]

Fredo Bang Fanned Out Over Meeting Kanye West, Talks New Project ‘Yes I’m Sad’

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Fredo Bang just released his most vulnerable project to date: Yes, I’m Sad.  Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Clocking in at 15 tracks, Yes I’m Sad serves as the Louisiana native’s first project release in 14 months, giving fans exactly what they’ve been waiting for. Usually known for the turn up street anthems, Fredo wears […]

Trae Tha Truth Makes Acting Debut In New Movie ‘Sole’ 

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Trae Tha Truth is a man of many talents, from rapper to entrepreneur to philanthropist and so much more. Now, he adds actor to his resume. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The Houston, Texas native is as excited as ever to announce his new starring role in the new movie Sole, released exclusively on Tubi. […]

Track of the Week: Kalan.FrFr & Tay B’s “Don’t Move”

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Life doesn’t get any better than the flossy grandeur on display in Kalan.FrFr’s latest visual drop to the single, “Don’t Move” featuring Detroit’s own, Tay B. The Roc Nation rapper’s big dawg status is emphasized in every frame: from a fleet of exotic cars, models and dancers, to icy drip, stacks of cash and celebrity […]