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

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Words by Nick Slay Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information 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 […]

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 […]

David Banner Drops New Single “Magnolia” featuring Cee-Lo & Raheem DeVaughn

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New music coming our way today from David Banner. His new single, titled “Magnolia,” is a take on the relationship between the Southern tree and its relationship with Africans throughout history. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information According to Banner, the song  “represents the relationship of trees in Mississippi and Africans. The taller the tree, the broader […]

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

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Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information 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 […]

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. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Yesterday [Tuesday March 8] Banner took to Twitter (and Instagram) to ask Mrs. Clinton the following questions pertaining to her comments […]

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. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The song, which is produced by […]

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! Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information

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.  Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information 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 […]

The Source Commemorates Malcolm X On His 89th Birthday


Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information 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 […]

Real (Mississippian) Love – Kolley


Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information 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 […]

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)

Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information 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 […]

David Banner – Peoples 2 (Prod. By Chin Injeti)

Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information David Banner drops a new track entitled “Peoples 2” produced by Chin Injeti, which will be featured off Injeti’s Peoples mixtape dropping July 17th Advertisement – John Weber (@JohnPaulWeber)

One Degree Tee Flats

Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information 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 […]