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Black Fashion Designer, Chicago Playground Wants To “Make Africa Great Again”

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Words by Nick Slay During NYFW 2018, returning black owned urban clothing brand “Chicago Playground” expanded on its themes of Black excellence. Known for bomber jackets and sweaters that proudly touted black culture and historically black universities, this year their focus leaned toward the motherland. With Jackets themed with the with nations of Africa, Chicago […]

20 Hip-Hop Inspired Christmas Songs

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Christmas is today, and if you’re in the spirit, there might be holiday-themed music on your playlist. If you’re a Hip Hop fan, “Silent Night” or “Deck the Halls” might not be ideal tunes to get the house gathering lit. You might prefer listening to Master P and C Murda tell tales of “Christmas in […]

Tyrese Breaks Up Argument Between David Banner and Lyfe Jennings at a #BlackLivesMatter Panel

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There have been heated debates, discussions and conversations happening all around the country in the wake of last week’s police killings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile. The incidents, which were captured on video, have outraged communities worldwide and intensified conversations on race on just about every platform, from network news and The White House […]

David Banner Questions Hillary Clinton’s “Super Predator” Remarks

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Hillary Clinton has received support from a handful of artists like K. Michelle and Waka Flocka but David Banner recently questioned the Democratic candidate about controversial remarks she made 20 years ago. Yesterday [Tuesday March 8] Banner took to Twitter (and Instagram) to ask Mrs. Clinton the following questions pertaining to her comments on “super predators”: “What exactly do […]

Listen to David Banner’s “The Cross,” a Leftover From ‘The God Box’


David Banner‘s The God Box album is slated to be released in February, but he’s already chosen to liberate some of the cuts that didn’t make the final tracklist, one of them being “The Cross,” which the Mississippi rapper unleashed to Soundcloud last night. The song, which is produced by Gensu Dean and features X, […]

David Banner Recruits Tito Lopez For “Black Fist”


With his “The God Box” Album slated for release soon, David Banner Recruits fellow Mississippi native Tito Lopez for “Black Fist.” The duo trade bars in a way that make even the most proud lyricists blush. Whew! Give it a listen below. Banner!

Watch David Banner’s “Marry Me” Video Featuring Rudy Currence


In a generation where hip-hop is peppered with a misogynistic-infused diction, David Banner is one of the select few that utilizes music as a tool to bridge the gap. Embodying that very spirit, Banner returns with a new single titled “Marry Me” featuring vocalist Rudy Currence. The affirmative song is a fresh, well-rounded take on […]

Listen to David Banner’s New Song, “Marry Me,” Featuring Rudy Clarence

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David Banner is currently prepping his new album, The God Box–you can read a little about our experience with Banner playing the album for us here–and he’s released a new single, “Marry Me,” featuring Rudy Clarence. This new ballad is a stark contrast to the first music Banner released off TGB, “My Uzi,” a frenzied […]

EXCLUSIVE: David Banner Previews Politically Charged ‘The God Box’ Album

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At one point, David Banner was bopping his head so hard, I was sure–despite the fact that it was snugly pulled over a healthy head of hair–that his hat was going to violently tip over onto his laptop, and unfortunately disturb the medley of iPhone chargers, cups half-full of Hennessy, and The God Box booklets strewn […]

Joins Us This Saturday At The #Source360 Block Party Fashion Show


The second annual #SOURCE360 will host a block party and fashion show on Saturday September 19th. Hosted by The Source, the fashion show is one of the many highlights of the block party which also includes a performance by the Brooklyn Ballet, a kids talent show, art festival, performances by Chase & Cashe, Stro, Doug […]

BMI Hosts Celebrity Bowling Event With Keshia Knight Pulliam, Big K.R.I.T., Chaka Zulu, DJ Toomp And More

 Bowlmor Atlanta was filled with star power last night (June 5) and for a great cause.  BMI brought big names out to showcase their bowling skills and raise money for a charity of their choice. The event consisted of a competition between six teams led by Keshia Knight Pulliam, Big K.R.I.T., Isaac Carree, Lou Williams, Chaka Zulu and DJ Toomp. David Banner, Big Tigger, […]

The Source Commemorates Malcolm X On His 89th Birthday


We’re celebrating the legacy of one of the most important figures in American and world history. In honor of today being Malcolm X‘s 89th birthday, we’ve changed our Twitter icon to his very own Source cover from 1990, in celebration of his legacy. Malcolm X remains a huge influence on all facets of modern society […]

Real (Mississippian) Love – Kolley


The Dirty South continues to make strides in proving its longevity despite absence of veteran presences that birthed the genre, Kolley being a poster-child example. Reigning from a town with a population of just over 200 citizens, Kolley has already proved that his ability will be showcased on a much larger plain then his small town origin. As […]

No Flex, Zone! They Knowwww Better! Rae Sremmurd’s Hot As Mississippi Track


Newly signed Ear Drumma Records, Rae Sremmurd has released their described banger, following in today’s hip-hop culture of prescribing and detailing requirements needed to indeed flex, i.e. gold bezel’s, “freak hoes,” lean consumption (“H20, lean, same thing”), etc. The young duo who was showcased at SXSW derives from Mississippi, although they do not fall directly […]

Strong Arm Steady & Statik Selektah – Stereotype (EP)

Strong Arm Steady and Statik Selektah come together for the Stereotype EP. The project features the likes of David Banner, Fiend, Dom Kennedy and Baby D. Tracklist and download link below. – Sean Lynch (@Kiddfuture)   Advertisement 1. Premium 2. Forever 3. Born Into It 4. Classic 5. Through The Motions Ft. David Banner x […]

One Degree Tee Flats

One Degree is a brand that draws inspiration from hip-hop, art, and most of all, ambition. One Degree’s crisp and tailored pieces remind us the power of postive thinking. Curated by designer Eric Jordan(EJordanIII) the brand encourages go-getters and overachievers and is cosigned by rappers David Banner and Prodigy. One Degree is sold exclusively on […]