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5 New Orleans New Comers With 2018 Grammy Potential

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With the 2017 Grammys in the books, here at The Source, we don’t feel like it’s too early to have our sights set on 2018, and the list of nominees who will have had a big year from now, to then. New Orleans, one of the world’s most musical cities had a pretty unique year […]

E Buckles Directs New Visual for Ciel Rouge, “Slim’s Theme” + Interview


A contributor of ours, Breon Robinson, sat down with Ciel Rouge to discuss his new E Buckles assisted visual for “Slim’s Theme”. Together, Breon, and Ciel Rouge conversed about a host of things, including Ciel’s pre-pro process, working with E Buckles, and some of his favorite music videos. Below, you can check out the video […]

Young Juve drops off “Night Shift” single to heat the winter up

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Here at The Source, we’ve been on fire with the offspring of New Orleans rap legends as of late. Last week we posted the signup for Alexis Miller’s second installment of her Pass The Aux event in New Orleans. Alexis Miller is the daughter of C Murder. Then we posted Lil Soulja Slim’s hard hitting […]

On The Rise: Assata Jones drops off new single, “Too Soon”


Here at The Source, we had the pleasure of sitting down with Assata Jones during one of her studio sessions. The Chicago born, New Orleans residing songstress played us a few new tracks of hers, and we quickly picked up on the type of artist she is. Assata Jones is a natural vocalist, with the […]

Alfred Banks Grapples With Brother’s Schizophrenia In “The Funeral Of Orlandas Banks”


Hailing from New Orleans, Louisiana, rapper Alfred Banks is taking the motif of the concept album into a new direction, using his late brother’s struggle with mental illness and his eventual suicide as inspiration. Visit for more information On the CZA-produced lead single “The Funeral of Orlandas Banks,” Alfred recreates his brother’s memorial. Of […]

Made Groceries Set To Hit The Road On 36 City Energy And Taste Tour


Starting January 11th, at the top of the year, talented New Orleans Rap Group, MadeGroceries will hit the road alongside Robb Bank$, on what will be their “Energy And Taste Tour”. With 36 stops, including Jamaica, spanning through March, the GroceryBoys will be spreading their light across the world. 2016 was a breakthrough year for […]

King Myers pens an anthem for Hot 97’s “FUNK FLEX”


With all the recent controversy surrounding Funkmaster Flex and “mumble rap”, Long Island’s King Myers takes a stand for the essence of real hip-hop by crafting a neck snapping new record titled “Funk Flex”. He also name drops Hot 97’s Ebro Darden, & many more in this record. Stream below.   Visit for more […]

Larry Morrow gives back to New Orleans with #AMerryMorrowChristmas


Photos by Free Water Visit for more information Upon entering the venue where A Merry Morrow Christmas was held, there stood a banner reading, “Hope is passion within a vision and reality is the manifestation of yesterday’s dream so we must invest in Tomorrow.” – Larry Morrow. When we asked Larry Morrow if his […]

MidCityAB: The Kid Who Happens To Rap – #DisturbingTheWar2


In the age of “jacks of all trades, masters on none”, it’s a rarity to find a true renaissance man amidst our generation. Club promoter, rapper, trapper, IG model, and sports analyst is the normal compilation of “skills” one places in their bio for potential booking, nowadays. Rarely do you get an individual who collectively, […]

Tye Tribbett – Work It Out [Lyric Video]


Gospel music star, Tye Tribbett has released his newest single titled, “Work It Out”. Just in case anyone thought that Gospel music was getting stale, Tye Tribbett has transformed the sound, and gave life to something that sonically sounds like nothing we’ve heard before. The sounds combines a choppy rap style flow, with the traditional […]

Karen Civil Shines At 6th Annual Live Civil Brunch


Author/social media maven Karen Civil hosted her 6th annual Live Civil Brunch over the weekend at the SLS Hotel in Beverly Hills. The annual brunch which celebrates unity among women was attended by singer/songwriter Sevyn Streeter, Keke Palmer, Justine Skye, Tami Roman, Elise Neal, India Love and more. Sponsored by Myx Moscato, Villa, and Beats […]

Alfred Banks – Garden District (Prod. by CZA)


2016 was an incredible year for Underdogcentral. As Alfred banks weaves in & out of this CZA produced track, he reflects on his accomplishments and thinks about what its going to take to take his career even further. Check out “Garden District” below. Visit for more information Garden District (Prod by CZA) by Alfred […]

On The Rise: Corey Finesse drops ‘Kaka Show’ + exclusive “Target” Video


Hailing from the East Flatbush section of Brooklyn (also known as “The 90s,”), Corey Finesse always had a strong passion for music. Recording his very first song at the age of 9, he did not fully take his talents seriously until the 8th grade when his teacher caught him writing lyrics in class. Visit […]

5 Things We Learned From Cortez Bryant’s Sit Down With Rap Radar Podcast


(Photos by Calligrafist) Visit for more information The Rap Radar boys have been on a tear as of late, with industry informative conversations featuring: DJ Mustard, Bill Adler, Lecrae, Prodigy, Common, Sickamore, D.R.A.M, Andre Harrell, and Kevin Liles, and now Cortez Bryant. All in the span of about as many days as individuals that […]