theladylana

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 GIDradio.com. And, of course, you can keep up with her contributions to TheSource.com right here.

Ashanti Lets Us Know That She Still Got It

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Ashanti premieres her latest single assisted by Future.  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 July 30th. Power 105’s DJ […]

Her Source’s Independence Day Party Kit

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Although Memorial Day Weekend has long been considered the unofficial kickoff to our favorite season, let’s face it … the 4th of July is the summer holiday that we all really sweat. That’s why it’s imperative that we – and by we I mean the ladies – come correct to our Independence Day festivities. With […]

Five States Have Added Restrictions To Abortion Policies

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It will be more difficult for women to get abortions in five states starting this week.  Pro-choice protesters have been rallying against an anti-abortion bill in Texas, but the Lone Star state isn’t the only one trying to make it more difficult for women to exercise their right to choose. In Ohio, per a budget […]

Pot Politics: Public Opinion Leaning Towards Legalization

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Polls indicate that public opinion is shifting in favor of legalization of marijuana.  The green debate is no new controversy to this generation. The question of whether or not to legalize bud has put individual states advocating for legalization and the federal government at odds. Despite the federal ban on marijuana, over 18 states plus […]

Big Remo And Styles P Reminisce Over “Slum Livin”

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Big Remo liberates “Slum Livin” collab with Styles P.  Jamla artist Big Remo enlisted Styles P to reminisce about their days of “Slum Livin” in the booth. The NC-wordsmith in tandem with the D-Block veteran poetically recount life before the flashing lights over laid back production by Ka$h. Advertisement The track is the third installment of the Jamla Army’s collective […]

Senator And Partner Are First Delaware Wives Wed

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Senator Karen Peterson and longtime partner tie the knot this morning. The LBGT community has been celebrating a major human rights victory all weekend, but the festivities have only just begun. In Delaware, as the state’s new gay marriage law took effect this morning, same-sex couples lined up to get their licenses. The first couple […]

Emanny Channels Janet On His Latest

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R&B singer Emanny hits us with a new, intimate release. The unsigned R&B crooner and Summer Leather Vest member dropped a new, provocative record just hours ago for our listening pleasure. On “Would You Mind 2013” Emanny pays homage to Janet Jackson with his rendition of her 2001 original. He entices the ladies with all […]

Foxy Brown Redefines ‘Hitting The Stage’

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Foxy Brown hit the stage last night at El Morocco. Literally.  In celebration of NYC’s Gay Pride Week kicking off last night, Foxy Brown was enlisted to perform at El Morocco. She stepped before the audience amped to debut her new single “Bandz Up,“ but shortly after introducing the title, things took a downward spiral. Somewhere […]

Gay Marriage Opponents Fight To Silence Wedding Bells

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Although Proposition 8 was officially scrapped on Friday, attorneys sponsoring California’s ban on same-sex marriage aren’t giving up.  The LBGT community has been celebrating a great victory for civil rights this weekend. Proposition 8 officially ended on Friday, when the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals lifted the ban on gay marriage in California. After the […]

Obama Honors First Black President

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Obama stops on South African itinerary to console the Mandela family. As the world has been anxiously tuning in to updates on the condition of Nelson Mandela, President Obama has been singing his praises, and added on a check-in with the family to his itinerary in South Africa. The President recently embarked on a weeklong visit to […]

Slum Village Basks In Their “Summer Breeze”

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The gentlemen of Slum Village release visuals for “Summer Breeze.” Just yesterday, Slum Village dropped their 7th studio album entitled ‘Evolution’ via Ne’Astra Music. The name of the project is certainly fitting for the group who’s had no choice but to evolve and adapt after the passing of two original members over the course of the […]