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Rich Homie Quan Releases Statement Apologizing For Messing Up Biggie Lyrics in a

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Last night on VH1’s Hip Hop Honors show, Lil Kim was honored with tribute and collaborative performances from Teyana Taylor, Puff Daddy, Rich Homie Quan and more. Rich Homie Quan’s performance is being especially talked about today–so much so he’s a Trending Topic–but it unfortunately has nothing to do with how well he rapped Junior […]

Happy Birthday Biggie Smalls, 10 Memorable B.I.G Lines

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Brooklyn’s own Biggie Smalls, real name Christopher Wallace, was one of the greatest and most influential rappers of all time. Smalls had the game on lock before an unknown suspect gunned him down on March 9, 1997. His music, however, lives on. From his debut single, “Juicy,” to charted success through his collaborations with protégé […]

HERSource Salutes: Lil Kim

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HERSource is bringing in Women’s History Month with a fun photo series featuring some of the most legendary women in Hip Hop. In celebration of the ladies’ contributions to the music and culture, we revamped their iconic images featuring different models for a new editorial shoot we’ll be rolling out each day this week. Today […]

Rest in Peace Biggie Smalls: Celebrating the Life of a Legend

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Today is the anniversary of one of Hip Hop’s darkest days. Much like a supernova, the rap world exploded and lost one of its brightest stars. March 9, 1997 in Los Angeles, California was the day Christopher Wallace was robbed of his life at the young age of 24. Almost everyone either knows or has […]

Nas Shares Untold Stories In New Interview With DJ Khaled

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Since signing on with Beats 1 Radio for his weekly We The Best Radio show, DJ Khaled has hit the floor running with some major guests and premieres. Since its inception, Khaled has sat down with and premiered projects from Future and French Montana. Last week, he didn’t premiere any new music but he had […]

R.I.P. DJ Big Kap

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Keith Carter aka Legendary DJ Big Kap passed away today[February 3, 2016] in NYC at the age of 45. As one of the premier DJs from New York’s Flip Squad DJ crew, Kap’s impact on NYC Hip Hop is unparalleled. His most memorable project was The Tunnel album with Funkmaster Flex, featuring some of Hip […]

Unsigned Hype Revisited: The Notorious B.I.G. (March, 1992)

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In an effort to highlight the hottest unsigned rapper in the streets in 1992, Matty C. chose to write about the Brooklyn upstart The Notorious B.I.G., who, at the time, unbeknownst to the rap world, was two years away from releasing one of the biggest, most successful, and most important debut records by any artist […]