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[Watch] DJ Drama + Staff Judge Auditions For The Source On-Camera Hosts

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Watch DJ Drama hilariously join The Source‘s Content Director Simone “Boss Lady” Amelia and Staff Writer Khari Nixon as judges for two rounds of potential on-camera hosts for Part One REGISTER TO VOTE GET ELECTION REMINDERS Advertisement Part Two

Breaking: Top Entertainment Execs Join The Prince Rogers Nelson Estate


It has been recently confirmed that Bremer Trust National Association, the Court approved Special Administrator of the Estate of Prince Rogers Nelson, has retained collectively L. Londell McMillan, Chairman and CEO of The NorthStar Enterprises Worldwide, and Charles A. Koppelman, Chairman and CEO of CAK Entertainment, Inc., to manage the entertainment assets of the Prince […]

Why Doesn’t Hip Hop Give Pitbull The Props He Deserves?


In 2016 Drake might be Hip Hop’s favorite global artist, but the argument can be made Pitbull clearly had the title years before. While “Mr. Worldwide” has strayed much further than his Canadian counterpart from rap in terms of sound and scope, Pitbull as a performer is still rooted in the Hip Hop ethos he […]

George Zimmerman To Auction Gun That Killed Trayvon Martin

George Zimmerman, who fatally shot Trayvon Martin in 2012, is at his sickening best again, putting the .9-mm handgun up for auction that killed the young, unarmed teenager. Zimmerman, 32, is hoping to sell the piece for at least $5,000. “I am honored and humbled to announce the sale of an American Firearm Icon,” Zimmerman […]

The Black Panther Party Speaks On Afeni Shakur’s Passing & Legacy


The National Alumni Association Of The Black Panther Party released a statement today [Friday, May 6] on the recent passing of former member, Afeni Shakur. We are deeply saddened by the passing of our sister Afeni Shakur. Afeni was a sister, mentor, comrade and leader within the New York chapter of the Black Panther Party. […]

Breaking: Afeni Shakur, 69, Has Passed Away

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The beloved mother of Tupac Shakur, Afeni Shakur, has died at the age of 69. The Marin County Sheriff’s Department in California (in North San Francisco Bay Area) confirmed Shakur died late Monday night [May 2, 2016]. Officials have not released a cause of death. REGISTER TO VOTE GET ELECTION REMINDERS Born Alice Faye […]

It’s In The Genes: Malia Obama Set To Attend Harvard University


Her parents both attended the law school there and now Malia Obama is following in their footsteps by signing up as a Harvard University student from Fall 2017. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle‘s oldest daughter, who turns 18 in July, is reportedly taking a “gap year” before beginning school, a common choice with […]

President Bill Clinton Stumps For Hillary In Brooklyn, Calls Her The “Best Change-Maker I’ve Ever Met In My Life”


Yesterday [Monday, April 11] President Bill Clinton held a rousing organizing event for Hillary Clinton in Brooklyn. President Clinton made a spirited appearance at St. Gabriel’s Episcopal Church to continue stumping for his wife in New York City. He was introduced by Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke, whose mother, the Honorable Una Clarke, was the first major […]

What Exactly Are The “Panama Papers” And Why Are They Important?

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The “Panama Papers” became not only a buzz term this past week, they emerged as a much-needed tool for Bernie Sanders in his campaign run towards the Democratic nomination. But what exactly are they? The Panama Papers are a leaked set of a staggering 11.5 million confidential documents providing detailed information about more than 214,000 offshore […]

Watch: SNL Pokes Fun At Hillary Clinton’s New York City Subway Ride

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Saturday Night Live had Kate McKinnon pick up her hilarious impersonation of Hillary Clinton once again last night [April 9] to touch on Mrs. Clinton’s much-talked about subway ride earlier in the week. Jumping on a No. 4 train in the Bronx on April 7, Mrs. Clinton failed to glide through the turnstile (like a […]

N.W.A. Gears Up For Tonight’s Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction

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The 31st Class of the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame is inducted tonight [Friday, April 8] and Kendrick Lamar will hit the stage at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York to salute N.W.A. N.W.A will reunite at the ceremony but they won’t be performing, according to founding member Ice Cube. REGISTER TO VOTE […]

Pray For Pakistan: Suicide Blast Kills 50 People (And Counting) In A Park

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Pakistan’s southwestern city of Lahore has been hit with a suicide bombing today [Sunday, March 27] with 50 people counted as dead so far and some 200 injured. The suicide blast took place in Lahore’s Gulshan Iqbal Park, where families were gathered on a brisk Sunday evening. REGISTER TO VOTE GET ELECTION REMINDERS While […]