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.

Angel Haze Recreates Migos’ “Versace”

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Visit for more information Angel Haze does her dance on Migos’ “Versace.” Migos’ “Versace” seems to be everyone’s favorite track to remix these days. One of the latest to beat up the beat by Zaytoven is Angel Haze. Advertisement The self-proclaimed rapper rockstar confidently flows over the track, spitting her usual smack, lettin the lames know they’ve been […]

Knicks Sign Metta World Peace aka Ron Artest

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Visit for more information The former Lakers forward officially announced a deal with the Knicks.  In the aftermath of Metta World Peace being let go from the Lakers last Thursday, rumors of his next move circulated like wildfire. Talks of joining the Clippers, a possible move to China, and an alleged retirement were among the most […]

Pharoahe Monch Is Standing His Ground


Visit for more information Pharoahe Monch encourages you to “Stand Your Ground” on his latest track.  Motivated by the recent verdict of the Zimmerman trial, Pharoahe Monch prematurely releases “Stand Your Ground,” a track that was originally supposed to debut on his forthcoming ‘PTSD’ LP. Advertisement Lee Stone, a frequent collaborator of Monch’s, worked the boards for the Pharoahe’s […]

Rapsody Premieres “Dark Knights” Featuring Wale

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Visit for more information Rapsody liberates her Wale-assisted “Dark Knights.” The Queen of 9th Wonder’s musical militia hit us with the latest installment in The Summer of Jamla series today with the Billboard premiere of “Dark Knights.”  Advertisement Over whimsical production by E. Jones For The Soul Council, Rapsody lays down indelible bars, and enlisted […]

B.o.B Puts His Spin On “Put On”


B.o.B puts his twist on Young Jeezy’s hit “Put On.”  Visit for more information B.o.B continues to tease Ray fans with freestyles prefacing the release of his forthcoming album, ‘Underground Luxury’ anticipated to drop later this summer. The Grand Hustler’s released a trilogy of recreated tracks within the past few weeks, the third of which […]

3D Na’Tee Addresses Mr. Zimmerman


3D Na’Tee vocalizes her feelings over the Zimmerman verdict.     Visit for more information Mr. Zimmerman is the trending topic throughout the entire country. Artists all over are using their craft to express their personal sentiments over the recent verdict, and New Orleans femcee 3D Na’Tee is one of the latest to follow […]

Jay-Z, JT And Rihanna Ran The Town At Wireless

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Visit for more information Jay-Z and JT closed out the Wireless Festival last night at Olympic Park.  The grand finale of the Wireless Festival kicked-off the summer tour that we’ve all been waiting for. After Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake individually headlined shows on Friday and Saturday, the two joined musical forces to close out the […]

Rosenberg Challenges Macklemore To Prove Wu-Tang Raised Him


Peter Rosenberg hosts a Real Late freestyle session with Macklemore.  Visit for more information Macklemore hit up Hot 97 to chop it up with Peter Rosenberg on his Real Late solo show. Before cracking the mic for his freestyle, Rosenberg couldn’t help but ask Macklemore if he got any backlash for his infamous line about […]

She Did That Or Not: Fashion Recap Of The Essence Music Festival

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Visit for more information She Did That or Not: Celebs Spotted in Prints and Bold Colors over the weekend for The 2013 Essence Music Festival Over the weekend plenty of your favorite celebs headed to New Orleans for the 2013 Essence Music Festival, known as one of the largest annual events in celebration of African-American culture […]

Cleveland Kidnap Victims Break Silence After Decade of Captivity

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The three women held captive in an Ohio home for a decade finally broke their silence. Visit for more information Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight have legitimately been through hell and back within the last 10 years. The three women who disappeared separately between 2002 and 2004 at ages 14, 16 and 20 were allegedly held […]

Hart’s “Let Me Explain” Hits Top 10 In First Week

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Kevin Hart turns all the way up to the top 10.  Visit for more information One of the most memorable quotations from Kevin Hart’s previous film, Laugh At My Pain was something to the effect of “everyone wants to be famous, but nobody wants to put in the work.” One of our favorite funny men […]

Jim Jones And Jeremih Like Them A “Nasty Girl”


Visit for more information Jim Jones releases his Jeremih and DJ Spinking assisted single, “Nasty Girl.” It looks like Jim Jones’s formula for an ideal summer is getting money while accompanied by a “Nasty Girl”; or at least that’s what we can infer from the titles of two of his most recent cuts. Advertisement Jimmy enlisted Jeremih […]

Kirko Bangz And Ace Hood Campaign For Reebok

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Reebok enlists Kirko Bangz and Ace Hood for its Classic campaign.  Visit for more information The international sports apparel manufacturer has put two of the currently most popular faces in the hip hop-sphere on its latest advertising campaign. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the debut of Reebok’s Classic leather silhouette sneaker. In […]

Crooked I Reveals Cover Art And Tracklist For ‘Apex Predator’

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Visit for more information Crooked I liberates the album artwork and tracklist for his forthcoming ‘Apex Predator.’  It looks like this slaughterer’s got multitasking down pat. While Crooked I has been in the studio with the other 3/4 of Slaughterhouse recording their third collaborative studio album, he’s also been gearing up to release his very […]

Jim Jones Is Up All Night To Get Money


Jim Jones remakes one of this summer’s anthems.  Visit for more information Jim Jones recently hit the lab to lay it down over Daft Punk and Pharrell’s successful summer single, “Get Lucky.” In Jimmy’s version, however, he’s not looking to break dawn for a one night stand…he’d rather stay up to chase that cash […]

Emilio Rojas Would Give The World To You


Emilio Rojas drops visuals for “Give The World To You.” Visit for more information The Rochester-rhymesayer took to twitter today to share his latest Court Dunn-directed video with us for another cut off of his ‘No Shame, No Regrets’ LP. On “Give The World To You,” Emilio Rojas recounts pain points of his upbringing, touching […]

MC Lyte’s Got A “Cravin”

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Visit for more information The hip hop trailblazer drops her first single since 2007.  For those who have been fiending for a number to take you back to the golden days of hip hop, MC Lyte delivers just what you’ve been “Cravin.” Advertisement The Natives-produced soulful, summertime single is due to live on Lyte’s forthcoming LP. The […]

FlashBack Friday: TLC’s ‘Red Light Special’


This FlashBack Friday, Her Source honors TLC. Visit for more information Considered by Billboard as one of the greatest musical trios between 1992-2003, idealistic girl group TLC (T-Boz, LeftEye, Chilli) ranked as the seventh most successful act of the 90’s. TLC was prominently noted for their playful yet seductive anthems characterized through their brightly […]

Nitty Scott, MC Gets Lured Into The Backroom

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Nitty Scott, MC takes her talents to BET’s The Backroom.  Visit for more information Introduced by Boombox Family-member and manager Jules DJ as “the beautiful beast of the east” Nitty Scott, MC was the latest rhymesayer to flaunt her flow a la freestyle on BET’s ‘The Backroom.’ Over beatsmith Messiaz’s “SpitFire” the self-proclaimed femcee “activist […]

Ashanti Lets Us Know That She Still Got It


Ashanti premieres her latest single assisted by Future.  Visit for more information The R&B songstress has fallen off the radar in recent years, during which she’s been busy setting up her own record label – Written Entertainment. Half a decade after her last album release, Ashanti is due to drop her fifth studio album, ‘BraveHeart,’ come […]