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.

‘Untold Stories of Hip Hop’ Set to Air Special Quarantine Edition

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Summer hip-hop concerts may have been put on hold, but the stories will continue as WE tv’s Untold Stories of Hip Hop: In Quarantine will air a special extension episode on Thursday, May 28th. Hosted by legendary hip-hop artist and radio host Angie Martinez, will focus on how some of the industry’s hottest stars are […]

Streaming Hip-Hop Benefit, HIP HOP LOVES NY, Draws Thousands

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A worldwide ban on concerts and other gatherings didn’t stop some of hip-hop’s biggest names from virtually joining together on Thursday night for the HIP HOP LOVES NY virtual benefit event, which was sponsored by the Universal Hip Hop Museum and streamed on Mass Appeal’s YouTube channel. The streaming event’s epic lineup included hip-hop legends […]

Playstation Network Crashes, Causing Chaos and Confusion for Millions of Users

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For the millions of people around the world remained confined to their home in the midst of the worst global pandemic in modern history, video games have served as an outlet for recreation and communication with friends. On Sunday night, the Playstation network experienced a significant outage affecting its 103 million users, largely in the […]

Top Hip-Hop Documentaries to Watch During Quarantine

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With an end to the quarantine at least two weeks away, odds are that you’ve been binge-watching Netflix as part of your patriotic duty to stay home. If you’ve already run through the latest releases, don’t worry, you don’t have to resort to the news as there’s a wealth of hip-hop documentaries available on the […]

NFL Announces Draft Changes in Response to Coronavirus

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The NFL today announced that they will be joining the hundreds of thousands of American businesses that are making drastic operational changes in light of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Following the guidance of medical experts such as the CDC and other health departments as well as recommendations from Nevada and the City of Las Vegas public […]

Amy Klobuchar Ends Presidential Run following Salt Lake City Event

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Early Monday morning, Democratic candidate Amy Klobuchar put on a brave face as she stepped on the stage in Salt Lake City in front of a small crowd of loyal followers- followers who knew that the Minnesota senator’s run was likely coming to an end. Klobuchar officially suspended her campaign on Monday morning. During the […]

Pete Buttigieg Suspends Presidential Bid

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After a less-than-stellar finish in the South Carolina primary, Pete Buttigieg, the former mayor from South Bend, Indiana, officially announced on Sunday that he would be suspending his campaign. “The truth is the path has narrowed to a close for our candidacy if not for our cause,” Buttigieg, 38, told supporters during an event in […]

[WATCH] Snoop Dogg Joins Jada Pinkett Smith on ‘Red Table Talk’

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Jada Pinkett Smith kicked off the 2020 season of her Facebook Watch show, Red Table Talk, with a guest appearance by Snoop Dogg, who took the opportunity to apologize for his comments towards Gayle King regarding her comments about Kobe Bryant’s past controversies. The controversy began almost a month ago when Snoop called King a […]

EXCLUSIVE: Presidential Candidate Tulsi Gabbard Says Lauryn Hill is the Best Hip-Hop Artist Ever and She Knows How to Beat Trump in 2020

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With just over a week until Super Tuesday, Democratic presidential hopefuls are doing whatever it takes to court undecided voters in an attempt to secure the party nomination (and hopefully a seat in the Oval Office). On Friday, Hawaii Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard held a town hall event in Utah where she stressed non-partisanship, unity, and […]

Several Major Hip-Hop Artists Endorse Democratic Frontrunner Bernie Sanders

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The second Democratic primary of the 2020 election has concluded in New Hampshire and unlike Iowa, where results were murky, the New Hampshire primary has confidently concluded that Bernie Sanders is the victor. The Vermont senator, who enjoyed a meteoric rise to the national stage in the 2016 election before losing the nomination to Hillary […]

Technology and Hip-Hop Culture Converge at Sundance Film Festival

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This year’s Sundance Film Festival was a hotbed of great new films from around the world as well as a chance for new and experienced filmmakers to showcase their art. This year, technology played a major role in the festival from an underwater VR experience to several explosive documentaries that focused on the challenges of […]

Xbox Announces Bounties of up to $20,000 for Gamers to Identify Bugs

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As Microsoft continues to roll out more and more games for its Xbox Live platform, the company is taking an unprecedented approach to identify and correct bugs. Rather than relying exclusively on programmers and professional testers, they’re turning to their audience and offering bounties for players who identify bugs and other security vulnerabilities and report them […]

Exclusive: Ron Howard Talks His ‘Rebuilding Paradise’ Documentary

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In the fall of 2018, the Camp fire wreaked havoc on the Northern California town of Paradise, destroying more than 14,000 homes, ending 85 lives, displacing tens of thousands of residents, and earning its place in history as the most destructive wildfire in California history. The fire served as a political flashpoint, drawing attention to […]

Blackhouse Announces Star-Studded Sundance Events

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As Sundance Film Festival prepares to kick off this weekend, stars, celebrities, artists, and filmmakers are descending upon snowy Park City to showcase some of this year’s most highly-anticipated films, works of art, and special events. At the heart of the festival is the iconic Blackhouse, put on by The Blackhouse Foundation, an organization that […]

Eminem Drops Surprise Album, ‘Music To Be Murdered By’

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Despite the fact that the holidays are long over, Eminem gave his fans a belated present late Thursday night/early Friday morning when he dropped his latest album, titled Music To Be Murdered By, completely by surprise. Eminem made the unexpected announcement on Friday morning at about 12:05 am EST via a tweet with the caption […]

Loving The Doux: How a Hip-Hop Inspired Brand is Making Haircare Fun Again

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Ever since Biblical times, women (and men) have taken pride in their hair with hairstyles often seen as a reflection of status, personality, and culture. Even during the worst years of the recession, research shows that the two categories that are immune to economic loss are alcohol sales and beauty expenditures (hair, makeup, and nails). […]