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Steve Rifkind Re-establishes Loud Music Group

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The groundbreaking Loud Records has been newly re-established as the Loud Music Group, set to launch September 30, 2020. The all-encompassing company is a new iteration of the original, though has adapted to the ever-changing music industry landscape to provide label services, distribution, and publishing. Loud’s original game-changing formula was one that could neither be […]

Happy 45th Birthday 50 Cent! Fif’s Realest Rap Beefs

50 Cent Reacts to Surgeon Who Saved His Life After He Was Shot Pleading Guilty to Health Care Fraud

Born on this date in 1975, Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson is undoubtedly one of the most influential forces in the game today. From music to movies to successful business ventures, Fif has always stayed on top of his game ever since he made his unconventional entrance at the end of the last millennium. Visit streaming.thesource.com […]

Today in Hip Hop History: The Source Magazine Remembers Big Pun 20 Years Later

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On this date in 2000, the Hip-Hop community was both shocked and saddened by the untimely death of lyrical giant Christopher “Big Pun” Rios. As the premiere artist for Fat Joe’s Terror Squad, Pun became the first Latino Hip Hop artist to go platinum and discovered TS’ First Lady, Remy Ma. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more […]

[RECAP] Wu Tang Clan, Mary J. Blige, Lil Kim And More Shut Down A Sold Out Radio City Music Hall For The “Loud Experience” 25th Anniversary

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Steve Rifkind couldn’t have imagined that his idea for Loud Records would evolve into all of this. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Loud Records has had a foothold in the Hip-Hop game over the span of three decades and the turnout at NYC’s Radio City Music Hall was proof of the impact that the iconic […]

Today in Hip-Hop History: Lyrical Legend Big Pun Passed Away 19 Years Ago

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On this date in 2000, the Hip-Hop community was both shocked and saddened by the untimely death of lyrical giant Christopher “Big Pun” Rios. As the premiere artist for Fat Joe’s Terror Squad, Pun became the first Latino Hip Hop artist to go platinum and discovered TS’ First Lady, Remy Ma. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more […]

Dave East Pays Homage to His Influences With Fresh Leg Tats

Dave East Pays Homage to His Influences With Fresh Leg Tats

Dave East is good across the state of California but he doesn’t need to visit Hollywood to see the Walk of Fame. All he has to do is look down at his legs. Covered in ink, his leg tattoos pay homage to his musical influences. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Inking their faces into his […]

Happy 43rd Birthday 50 Cent! Fif’s Realest Rap Beefs

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Born on this date in 1975, Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson is undoubtedly one of the most influential forces in the game today. From music to movies to successful business ventures, Fif has always stayed on top of his game ever since he made his unconventional entrance into the Hip Hop industry at the end of […]

Overpolicing: Neighbors Call Police on Black Doctor For Playing ’90s Hip-Hop

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Mary Branch was in the gist of celebrating the precious news of her pregnancy until the police disrupted her joyful moment due to a noise complaint. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Branch revealed the rather vexatious experience in The Washington Post, where while she cannot conclude if the report is centered around bias, she describes […]

Today In Hip Hop History: Big Pun’s Debut Album ‘Capital Punishment’ Turns 20!

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20 years ago on this date, Christopher Rios aka Big Punisher put out his first LP, Capital Punishment, on Loud Records. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Released by Fat Joe and the Terror Squad on Loud Records, Pun’s highly anticipated album showcased Pun’s unequaled lyrical ability, comedic punchlines and his ever evolving style that his […]

Big Pun’s Widow Liza Rios Hits Walmart With Trademark Infringement Lawsuit

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The Big Pun brand is certainly still in demand nearly twenty years after his untimely death. Big Pun’s widow, Liza Rios has hit multinational retailer Walmart with a lawsuit over a clothing line and merchandise that tote the iconic emcee’s name and image. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information TMZ reports the Capital Punishment rapper’s signature […]

A Thorough Look Into The Career of The Big Punisher

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Reigning from the Bronx is Big Pun, an emcee whose ability to master stylistic literary devices deemed him a legendary act by automation. Born Chistopher Lee Rios, the class act tragically and unexpectedly passed away on February 7, 2000 from a heart attack and respiratory failure at the tender age of 28. Today (Feb. 7), […]

Hot 97’s Peter Rosenberg Wants Black Thought & Big Pun’s son on new Album

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Words by Roman White Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Hot 97’s Morning show co-host Peter Rosenberg has set a goal to release an album in 2018. The popular hip-hop commentator, radio personality and ESPN host confirmed on Instagram that he was working on this new project and just yesterday announced that he wants to get […]

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