Zoe Zorka

Zoe has been a staff writer at The Source since January of 2017. She specializes in pop culture, music, tech, politics, women's issues, and more. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram at @zoeshrugged.

Princess Love and Ray J File for Divorce for a Fourth Time

Princess Love and Ray J File for Divorce for a Fourth Time

Princess Love and Ray J may finally be done….or are they? Monday marks the couple’s fourth divorce attempt as records show that Love filed for divorce Monday in L.A. County. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Love also shared a lengthy statement with her Instagram followers: Dear friends and family, Advertisement It is with heavy hearts […]

Machine Gun Kelly Gets Blackout Tattoo Over Upper Half of His Body

Machine Gun Kelly Gets Blackout Tattoo Over Upper Half of His Body

Machine Gun Kelly has always been known for his tattoos, but this week, he revealed what might be his most jaw-dropping one yet: a blackout tattoo that covers the vast majority of his upper body including his chest, torso, and arms. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The tattoo, which he shared with his followers on […]

JERMAINE DUPRI AND SO SO DEF RECORDINGS INKS MULTI-YEAR DEAL WITH CREATE MUSIC GROUP

JERMAINE DUPRI AND SO SO DEF RECORDINGS INKS MULTI YEAR DEAL WITH CREATE MUSIC GROUP

Jermaine Dupri is making moves- and taking his talents with him. This week, So So Def Recordings, Inc. has inked a multi-year deal with Create Music Group. The newly minted partnership will bring the legendary label and all its recordings, publishing, as well as its historic So So Def Recordings back catalog to Create Music Group. In addition, the new collaboration […]

GRAMMY Awards Winners 2024

GRAMMY Awards Winners 2024

One of the biggest nights in entertainment brought out all of the celebrities who gathered at Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles for the 66th annual GRAMMY Awards presentation. In addition to the traditional highly-coveted award categories, the 2024 event saw the addition of three new categories of awards: Best African Music Performance, Best Alternative Jazz […]

Sundance 2024 Recap: Up and Coming Artists Bring their Talents to Iconic Film Festival

Brittany Howard performs at the White Claw Shore Club at Sundance 2024

As Sundance 2024 draws to an end, a variety of artists had a chance to showcase their talents at the iconic film festival, including many artists who have ties to the hip-hop industry. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Ezinma a violinist, film composer, educator, and performer who has worked with renowned artists including Beyonce, Stevie […]

Source Exclusive: Jon Gosselin and Media Execs talk Hip-Hop, Internet Rumors, and how the Digital Age Impacts Public Reputations at Sundance Film Festival

Jon Gosselin and Media Execs talk Hip Hop, Internet Rumors, and how the Digital Age Impacts Public Reputations at Sundance Film Festival

As the 40th Annual Sundance Film Festival comes to a wrap, big names headlined many of the feature events and movie premieres in Park City. As always, the festival had a focus on cutting-edge and thought-provoking technology as well as panels about how the digital age continues to impact the reputation of not just celebrities, […]

Chrisean Rock Tattoos Blueface’s Face on Her Face

Chrisean Rock Tattoos Blueface's Face on Her Face

Over the past few years, it is almost impossible to keep up with the relationship status of Blueface and his baby mama Chrisean Rock. While it had appeared that the two were finally over for good, Rock surprised her social media followers as she shared what appears to be a very permanent tribute to her […]

Kanye West Invites Paparazzi Into Studio to Photograph His Wife

Kanye West Invites Paparazzi Into Studio to Photograph His Wife

Since the beginning of his illustrious career, Kanye West has always had a complicated relationship the the paparazzi. While in the past, he has been known to typically run away from or confront them, this week, he pulled an about face and did the unthinkable- he invited them inside. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The […]

Sundance Preview: Hip-hop Cultural Influence Shines Through as Sundance Film Festival Celebrates its 40th Anniversary 

Hip hop Cultural Influence Shines Through as Sundance Film Festival Celebrates its 40th Anniversary

In 2023, hip-hop celebrated its 50th anniversary. This month, the iconic Sundance Film Festival will celebrate its 40th anniversary on January 18-28 in Park City, Utah. As evidenced in the films, panels, and other events, hip-hop’s cultural influence is subtly showcased in a variety of ways, from being a global musical influence spanning from Oakland […]

Jason Momoa and Lisa Bonet Officially File for Divorce

Jason Momoa and Lisa Bonet Officially File for Divorce

After having been separated for over a year, Jason Momoa and Lisa Bonet are finally officially ending their marriage. Momoa, 44, and Boney, 56, who married in October of 2017 after dating for about a decade, cited “irreconcilable differences” in court paperwork filed on January 5 by Bonet. Bonet lists their date of separation as […]

Selena Gomez Announces Plans to Retire from Music

Selena Gomez Announces Plans to Retire from Music

Selena Gomez‘s next album may very well likely be her last. This week, the pop artist announced her tentative plans to “retire” from music so that she could focus on acting. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Speaking to hosts Jason Bateman, Sean Hayes, and Will Arnett on their SmartLess podcast, Gomez spoke about how she […]

Nike Drops WNBA Player-Exclusive Air Jordan 4 Colorway

Nike Drops WNBA Player Exclusive Air Jordan 4 Colorway

Basketball season is in full swing and the Air Jordan brand is paying homage to WNBA players with their most recent drop, “First Class,” a WNBA player-exclusive colorway with gold hardware accents. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The shoe’s base tonal palette is a soft mint green shade with darker green accents on the support wings, […]

Eminem Seeks Protective Order Against RHOP’s Gizelle Bryant and Robyn Dixon in “Shady” Trademark Dispute

Eminem Seeks Protective Order Against RHOP's Gizelle Bryant and Robyn Dixon in Trademark Dispute

For decades, rapper Eminem has been known for having beef with some of the biggest names in the entertainment industry. However, this week his beef isn’t with another rapper, but Real Housewives of Potomac stars Gizelle Bryant and Robyn Dixon regarding the name of their podcast, which is called “Reasonably Shady.” Visit streaming.thesource.com for more […]

Mariah Carey and Bryan Tanaka Split After 7 Years Together

Mariah Carey and Bryan Tanaka Split After 7 Years Together

It appears that after seven years, Mariah Carey will be wanting someone new for Christmas next year. On Tuesday, Carey’s longtime boyfriend, Bryan Tanaka, confirmed that the two had split on his Instagram. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The 40-year-old Tanaka shared the following statement: Dear friends and fans, Advertisement With mixed emotions, I share […]

The Source in the Spirit: Hip-hop holiday film roundup

The Source in the Spirit

The holiday season is just around the corner and with the holiday season comes the tradition of watching Christmas movies for many. Sure, you could watch Elf for the 500th time, but if you’re looking for something old to look at with new eyes, check out some of these holiday flicks featuring hip-hop artists or […]

Eminem Death Hoax Goes Viral Over the Weekend

Eminem Fires at Benzino's Neck on New Single "Doomsday Pt. 2"

In a year filled with untimely artist deaths, one major hip-hop star is very much alive and well, despite a massive rumor that went around online over the weekend. Contrary to the unfounded misinformation, Eminem is not dead. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The bizarre rumor began late Saturday night and early into Sunday morning […]

Nelly and Ashanti Keep Romance Going Strong at Nelly’s Black and White Ball

Nelly and Ashanti Keep Romance Going Strong at Nelly's Black and White Ball

While celebrity breakups and divorces have dominated the news in recent weeks, one high-profile couple is still going strong. Nelly and Ashanti showed that their rekindled romance is still stronger than ever over the weekend as the two appeared at Nelly’s 11th Black and White Ball. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The couple, who got […]

Hip-Hop Inspired Giving Tuesday Ideas

Hip Hop Inspired Giving Tuesday Ideas

With Black Friday behind us, Cyber Monday and Giving Tuesday share the week following Thanksgiving. Giving Tuesday, often described as a global day of giving or a global generosity movement, is held each year on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. The amount of charities to donate to may seem overwhelming, but we have made a list […]