In loving memory of Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes.
Today, we honor TLC member Left Eye (May 27, 1971 - April 25 2002), a beautiful angel who left us too soon.
She was a staple in the sounds of R&B. She t... Read Article
Last night, a small venue in Alphabet City, called the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre (UCB) was host to DJ Cipha Sounds newest comedy innovation: the Take It Personal Improv Show. The show drew slightly over ... Read Article
Here's a short clip of Dizzy Wright speaking on the best advice he's received from his uncle, Bone Thugs-n- Harmony member, Layzie Bone. Dizzy speaks on the positive energy, that he takes from his uncle, an... Read Article
Richmond, California rapper and producer Iamsu! has recently wrapped up his "Million Dollar Afro Tour" alongside his bro bro Problem. While in New York, the last stop of the tour, we got a chance to link u... Read Article
Prosecutors continue to allege that Tim Dog faked his death
Over the past few days, rumors and speculation have swirled around The Source after the reported death of BX rapper Tim Dog. As it was original... Read Article
DJ Mustard has made a huge name for himself, by producing some the biggest hits in the last two years like "Rack City," "R.I.P.," and "I'm Different" just to name a few. The producer has recently inked a m... Read Article
Trinidad James responds to DJ A-Trak's open letter
A few days ago, A-Trak penned an open letter for The Huffington Post, pleading with the hip-hop community to start leading dialogues discussing the ramp... Read Article
With front runners being Lil Wayne, Birdman, Drake and Nicki Minaj, YMCMB is obviously the company behind a lot of today's biggest stars. Yesterday, the label announced Paris Hilton as their most recent sig... Read Article
Yeezus, Born Sinner & Watching Movies, in that order (bro).
This, in and of itself, is a tricky subject. The business of predicting album sales has become increasingly difficult, as the complexity w... Read Article
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Layne Harper is bigger than a genre. His music has been authentic and it seems like that’s never going to change. The only thing that will change is how epic his work will become... Read Article
Kanye's marketability has reached a peak not many can claim to have climbed. Whether you like it or not, you want Yeezy in your ads.
Without a doubt, Kanye West has catapulted himself into a revered and... Read Article
Dizzy is ready to bring that Golden Era touch with a Vegas twist.
Las Vegas artist Dizzy Wright recently caught up with us at The Source to break down his sound and the advantages of being an independent... Read Article
With the release of Yeezus rapidly approaching, Kanye West’s legacy has planted two firm feet in the realm of greatness. With superior production skills, lyrical ingenuity, and a string of controversial actions... Read Article
Highlighting Key People in Hip-Hop
In this industry, change is inevitable. For Mike Navarra of Columbia Records, his ability to adjust came early on. With the initial dream of becoming a veterinarian, the ... Read Article
J. Cole took the Late Night with Jimmy Fallon stage Tuesday night to perform his “Power Trip” single, off his forthcoming sophomore studio album Born Sinner. Cole’s mellow vibe was juxtaposed by the multic... Read Article
Pusha T recently sat with The Source to discuss his debut album My Name is My Name release July 16. He also talks the importance of keeping up with the times, the lack of purity in rap, and making, what he says... Read Article