Alana is - among other things - a journalist, on-air host and Rutgers University graduate with a passion for the art of the English language in both its written and spoken forms. She fell in love with radio in college where she initially got involved at the university's station out of sheer boredom; after hearing how positively her peers received her performance, a vision for something bigger was born. Her mission is simple. For her voice to be heard, and for it to impact the world. Currently, you can hear her live on The One Day Show every Monday from 8-10pm on And, of course, you can keep up with her contributions to right here.

Love And Hip Hop’s Tara Tells All At Take It Personal


Visit for more information Cipha Sounds invites Tara to “Take It Personal” 2014’s inaugural edition of hip hop’s favorite comedy show went down Friday Jan 10 at the Upright Citizens Brigade theater on New York’s Lower East Side hosted by one of your favorite voices on the FM airwaves, Cipha Sounds. Advertisement Per usual, […]

Exclusive: Girl Talk On Working With Freeway, Being A Control Freak, And Combatting Critics

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Visit for more information The Source recently spoke with Girl Talk about his forthcoming Broken Ankles collaborative EP with Freeway. A little over a month ago, the Pittsburg-bred mash-up maestro Gregg Gillis – also known as Girl Talk – and Philadelphia rapper Freeway announced the impending release of their Broken Ankles collaborative EP. The duo officially broke […]

Advice columnist tells women, “Don’t drink if you don’t want to get raped”


AND…she’s a female Visit for more information Emily Yoffe is an advice columnist for Slate’s Dear Prudence, and also just so happens to be preparing to send her teenage daughter off to college next year. She recently utilized her platform, and her freedom of speech, to offer a “tip” to college-aged women if they want to […]

Which Yankee’s being accused of having three-ways with prostitutes in new book?


A new book alleges one of the Yanks’ habits of bringing hookers home in pairs. Visit for more information Author Michael Gross is outing the lewd lifestyles led by the international elite in his forthcoming book House of Outrageous Fortune: Fifteen Central Park West, the World’s Most Powerful Address. The address has been home […]

Angel Haze Kicks Off #30GOLD Campaign

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Visit for more information Angel Haze kicks off her #30GOLD campaign with new freestyles over two of this year’s favorites. Angel Haze clearly recognizes the power of social media interactions. If you’re up on her, you’ve probably noticed how she avidly uses twitter, YouTube, and Facebook alike to communicate with her fan-base, and disseminate […]

Watch Jay Z’s Full “Made In America” Documentary

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Visit for more information Jay Z premiered his “Made In America” documentary last night, and in case you missed it, we’ve got you covered.  The second annual Made In America music festival was held in Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia this past Labor Day Weekend. This time around, the founder of the Anheuser-Busch sponsored […]

Recap: Cipha Sounds Invites Lil Cease To Take It Personal

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Cipha Sounds and his Tribe Called Yes take Hip Hop personally Visit for more information He’s most commonly known for his role as one of the hosts of Hot 97’s (WQHT-FM) morning drive. In addition to his gigs as radio persona and disc jockey both on the station where hip hop lives and beyond, […]

Drake Featuring Drake…And Other Guests: 30 Of Drake’s Best Rap&B Songs

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Visit for more information Drake tends to get a lot of flack for producing music that’s sentimental and effeminate, but in reality, he’s one of the most versatile artists in his league. While many rappers will go shopping for someone to drop a hook in between their verses – Drake just saves himself some […]

2013 Soul Train Award Nominations: Kendrick Controls The Most Categories

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Visit for more information The 2013 Soul Train Award nominees are in, and Kendrick Lamar earned himself six nominations.  The 26th annual award show that’s got the most soul will air on December 1st on BET and Centric TV with special host, funnyman Anthony Anderson. The awards will be presented on November 8th at […]

Azealia Banks Drops Her “Count Contessa”


Visit for more information Azealia Banks drops the first single from her sophomore project. Earlier today, little Miss Banks from the “212” dropped a track to demonstrate her “two kinds of potential.” Advertisement “Count Contessa” is the first single off of Azealia Banks‘ forthcoming sophomore album Fantasea II: The Second Wave. The electro dance-meets-hip […]

Syria Accepts Russian Chemical Weapons Proposal


Visit for more information Syria has accepted a proposal from Russia aimed at averting President Obama from taking military action. As a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council, Russia has leveraged its position – and its alliance with Syria – to petition Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moualem to put Syria’s chemical weapons sites under […]

Sean Kingston Drops Visuals For “Seasonal Love” Featuring Wale


Sean Kingston confesses his “Seasonal Love” Visit for more information As the end of summer draws near, Sean Kingston assures the object of his affection that their love is for all seasons. In celebration of the release of his third studio album Back 2 Life, the Jamaican singer let loose visuals for his Wale-assisted […]

Twerking Gone Wrong! Jimmy Kimmel Interviews Infamous Twerker


Jimmy Kimmel lands the first interview with the world’s most talked about twerker Visit for more information Garnering over 9 million views in less than a week, our favorite  girl whose living room booty bounce caught her up in flames might be considered some sort of a YouTube sensation. Last night on Jimmy Kimmel […]

Ariel Castro’s Family First Learned Of His Suicide Via Media

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Ariel Castro – the Cleveland kidnapper – killed himself on Tuesday night. Visit for more information Despite pleading guilty to a total of 937 crimes, the man who committed heinous atrocities against three innocent Cleveland women was dodging the death penalty at all costs. In fact, he plead guilty to that sum of charges […]

D.C. Commemorates Its Historical March And Martin Luther King’s “Dream” Speech


Veterans of the historical march on Washington passed the torch to the next generation of civil rights leaders today. Visit for more information Today marks the 50th anniversary of the march on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, which led to Martin Luther King‘s delivery of his legendary “I Have A Dream” speech. The historical […]

Caskey Lets Loose Visuals For “Show Me Some”


Visit for more information Caskey ain’t really feelin the bandwagoners tryna praise him. On “Show Me Some,” The YMCMB-representative vents about the deejays, fans and fellow artists that have only been showing him love since he got a buzz…or, more specifically, a deal with Cash Money. Advertisement Producer Myles William is credited for the beat. The Florida native […]

Rapsody, Phonte And Jay Electronica Live By The “Jedi Code”


Visit for more information Rapsody enlisted Phonte and Jay Electronica to assist her on “Jedi Code.” Rapsody took to twitter to let followers of the Jamla militia know that she’d be giving them something special around midnight on the eve of her She Got Game mixtape release. Advertisement Shortly after, she delivered this 9th Wonder […]

It’s “PrimeTime” For Janelle Monae And Miguel

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Visit for more information Janelle Monae recruited Miguel for “PrimeTime” The soulful, avant-garde songstress who’s gearing up to release her album – The Electric Lady – next month hit us with her latest single today featuring Miguel. Advertisement When this song comes on, it’s prime time for a slow grind with your lover…or anyone […]