5 Rap Albums That Explain What Fatherhood Looks Like as a Hip-Hop Star

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Happy Father’s Day, everybody! Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Celebrate as you will, but try to take a minute today to pay proper homage to all the father figures in your life — blood-related, a best friend or even a mentor count on this annual dedication to the dads. Being that a lot of rappers […]

Migos’ Reference Track for JAY-Z, Beyonce’s ‘Ape Sh*t’ Surfaces

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While this may be bad news for JAY-Z and Beyonce, the Internet is rejoicing because a Migos demo of their collab joint, “Ape Sh*t” surfaced the web. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information HipHop-N-More got their paws on a rough draft of the lead single on the couple’s surprise joint album, Everything is Love. This version is […]

Jay-Z’s Mom Gloria Carter Honored at GLAAD Media Awards

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Jay-Z used a track (“Smile”) from his latest album, 4:44, to reveal his mom, Gloria Carter, is not only now openly gay, but that she’s even found love. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Hov gave context to his mother’s decision to come out as a lesbian during his recent interview with David Letterman on Netflix’s […]

Rev. Al Sharpton: I Liked Jay-Z’s Music Until He Took Shots At Me On ‘4:44’


Last summer, Jay-Z dropped his groundbreaking 4:44 album. He mentioned many by name even civil rights leader and MSNBC personality, Rev. Al Sharpton. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information On the single, “Family Feud”, Jay-Z mentioned Rev. Sharpton and embattled comedian, Bill Cosby, rhyming, Al Sharpton in the mirror takin’ selfies Advertisement How is him or […]

Jay-Z Teases “Family Feud” Video with Beyonce and Blue Ivy

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Just last week, Jay Z released the Tidal exclusive videos for his 4:44 records “Smile,” “Legacy” and “Marcy Me” to Youtube. This morning, Tidal released a 34-second teaser of the music video for “Family Feud” featuring Beyonce. In the short clip, you can see Jay-Z and Blue Ivy walking through a church, then scenes of […]

JAY-Z Celebrates his 48th Birthday Today

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Sagittarius season has arrived, and today the one we know as JAY-Z turns 48 today. Beyonce threw him an early, intimate dance party at the 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge after his 4:44 tour concert at Barclay’s center Monday night (November 27th). Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information According to PageSix “the bash was held in a private room overlooking Manhattan […]

JAY-Z Confirms That He Has a Joint Album With Beyonce

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JAY-Z isn’t one for press runs, especially at this point in his career. Since the release of his 13th studio album 4:44, Hov has been in the limelight having public, honest conversations. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Jay sat down with the New York Times’ Dean Baquet for a revealing interview. The conversation kicked off with questions […]

JAY-Z to LeBron James: “I’m the King of Cleveland Now”

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After riding the subway, and defeating the New York Knicks, LeBron James proclaimed himself as the King of New York in a hilarious Instagram post. You're welcome.. ?of NY #myfavoriteplayground #striveforgreatness? A post shared by LeBron James (@kingjames) on Nov 14, 2017 at 7:26am PST Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Apparently JAY-Z got the word, […]

JAY-Z Pens Op-Ed Piece About the “Absurdity of the Criminal Justice System”

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JAY-Z penned a powerful op-ed for the New York Times on the “absurdity of the criminal justice system.” This piece was inspired by Meek Mill’s heavy handed sentence, which Hov has been vocal about. But he notes that Meek’s case is a famous example of a widespread issue. On the surface, this may look like the story […]

Cam’ron to Kanye West: “Be Yourself, You Ain’t Gotta Go AWOL”

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Last week Cam’ron announced that he was dropping a mixtape, and it’s finally here. We were prepared for the unexpected with The Program because Cam made a post on Instagram saying he was “on some bullshit on this joint,” then warning “If u emotional don’t listen.” But who knew he would’ve came for Kanye West? Visit […]

Jay-Z Slams Meek Mill’s Prison Sentence at Dallas Show


During Jay-Z’s Dallas leg of his ‘4:44 Tour’, the emcee shouted out fellow rapper Meek Mill, and criticized Meek’s outrageous, ongoing 11 year probation, and his recent two to four year prison sentencing due to violating probation. “I gotta say something, about a young man by the name of Meek Mill. He caught a charge, […]

Despite Record-Low Prices JAY-Z’s 4:44 Tour Can Still Break Records

Words by Corey Copeland Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Earlier this year, 50 Cent referred to JAY-Z’s 4:44 album as “golf course music.” You can always count on 50 to give his honest opinion. He might get a good chuckle knowing tickets for the 4:44 tour are reselling for an abnormal price on Stubhub. Thousands […]

JAY-Z to be Honored 2018 Salute to Industry Icons Grammy Award

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Words by Ime Ekpo Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information JAY-Z’s contributions to the music industry and Hip-Hop culture have earned him the 2018 Salute to Industry Icons Grammy Award, presented by The Recording Academy and Clive Davis. Hov will be presented with the award at Clive Davis’ annual pre-ceremony gala at the Sheraton New York […]

JAY-Z Rocks Custom Colin Kaepernick Jersey During ‘SNL’

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Saturday Night Live came swinging out the gate for the premiere of their 43rd season. La La Land’s Ryan Gosling was the host, with musical performance by JAY-Z. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Considering the theme of his latest album 4:44 and what has been going on in the world, people assumed that Hov was […]

JAY-Z is Set To Perform On Saturday Night Live

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Saturday Night Live has a star-studded line-up for the premiere of season 43. Ryan Gosling will be the host of the season premiere, with musical guest JAY-Z. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The announcement was made on Thursday’s Weekend Update, then re-announced on the show’s official Twitter account. Season 43 premieres on September 30 with @RyanGosling […]

Watch the ‘Public Enemies: Jay-Z vs Kanye West’ Documentary

JAY-Z and Kanye West are two of the most iconic names in Hip-Hop, but as of late many have wondered about the official status of their now seemingly strained relationship. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Although the two have never really spoken in depth about their issues publicly outside of a few lines on JAY-Z’s […]