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Source TV: Big K.R.I.T. On Debut Album Expectations presents part 2 of our sit-down with Big K.R.I.T. In this segment K.R.I.T. talks expectations of his upcoming debut LP, the leg work, and possible concerns as far as sales.  Advertisement Missed part 1? Check that out here. – Sean Lynch (@Kiddfuture) 

Video: 2 Chainz Ft. Meek Mill – Stunt

Current Source cover boy 2 Chainz links with MMG’s Meek Mill for the “Stunt” visual. Most of us are still bumping that T.R.U. Realigion mixtape, do its only right that “Stunt” gets its visual treatment directed by Alex Nazari.  Advertisement  – Sean Lynch (@Kiddfuture)

Listen: Big K.R.I.T. – I Got This

K.R.I.T. drops off something new and the good folks at Al Lindstroms debuts it via Toca Tuesdays. Krizzle’s 4eva N A Day is still available for download and I implore you to get that. Radio rip for now, CDQ should be on its way. Advertisement – Argenys Collado (@aKiDnamedHENNY)

Listen: Frank Ocean – Whip Appeal

Frank Ocean slipped us “Whip Appeal” with the simple message “something to drive, or jog to.” The track is expected to be part of re-release of his Nostalgia, Ultra through Def Jam.  – Sean Lynch (@Kiddfuture) Advertisement

Big K.R.I.T. Keeps It Country With caught up with Big K.R.I.T. to speak on his recently released 4Eva N A Day mixtape, his upcoming album Live from the Underground. The special guest he is referring to, is believed to be B.B. King who offered his instrumentation to the project. He also speaks on the emergence of the Mississippi Hip-Hop scene.  Advertisement […]

2 Chainz Announces Album Title Change

2 Chainz caught up with Fuse during this weeks SXSW festivities. Opening up about becoming his own boss, referring to his label signing and parting ways with Ludacris. The current cover subject of The Source explained he will be changing the name of his upcoming album from “T.R.U. To My REALigion” to Based On A […]

Kanye & Big Sean Join 2 Chainz On Stage At SXSW

  2 Chainz has been killing it as of late (just read his Source cover story). Last night at SXSW Mr. Spend It took the stage at S.o.B.’s 30th Anniversary concert held at Austin’s Belmont nightclub. The crowd was in for a surprise as the trio who I like to call Team Louis Vutton had the […]

Exclusive Interview With Def Jam’s New President Joie Manda

Yesterday news broke that Def Jam had finally filled the President position, which has been vacant since 2007. Joie Manda, who is no stranger to this business will assume one of the most important positions in the Hip-hop industry. Explaining in a statement earlier today, “Running Def Jam is the greatest challenge of my career […]

Listen: 2 Chainz – Like Me

You can find 2 Chainz on the cover of the current issue of The Source Magazine with Tyga and Mac Miller. One of the hardest working artists in the game, (just look at 2011 and his 30 + features) comes at us with some new material with “Like Me.” The track is produced by DJ […]

Rihanna Attends Maybach Music Group’s NYC Show

While Rozay and company were on stage last night for their MetroPCS 5 Boro Takeover, their was one notable guest in attendance. A stunning Rihanna stood out quite clear while in attendance in Hammerstein Ballroom.  Advertisement – Sean Lynch (@Kiddfuture)  

Women’s History: The Source Celebrates Nikki D.

Veteran rapper, Nikki D, was the first female rapper signed to Def Jam Recordings back in 1989. In 1991, Def Jam released her first and only album, ‘Daddy’s Little Girl’.  She reached #1 on the US Billboard Hot Rap Singles chart with her commercial hit single ‘Daddy’s Little Girl’ which spoke wisdom to the younger generation of women and […]

Video: Big K.R.I.T. On The Proper Way To Listen To 4EveNaDay

  Advertisement Before K.R.I.T. gave you a chance to listen to 4EvaNaDay (Download/Listen here), he let ride around in his “time machine” bumping some cuts and speaking on the project’s concept. It’s safe to say your laptop speakers won’t cut it.

BTS Video: Young Jeezy Ft. Ne-Yo – Leave You Alone

As Jeezy continues to push his “Leave You Alone” collaboration with Ne-Yo, take a behind the scenes look at the visual for it. Jeezy shakes off any notion of disappointment with first week sales, while director Taj speaks on the concept.  Advertisement  – Sean Lynch (@Kiddfuture) Props: Nigel

Big K.R.I.T. – 4Eva N A Day (Mixtape)

The wait is finally over, it’s been almost a year since we last heard from KRIT with his acclaimed ‘Return Of 4eva’ project, but today he drops something to hold you over untill his debut album drops on Def Jam very soon. – Argenys Collado (@aKiDnamedHENNY) Advertisement     Download: Big K.R.I.T. – 4Eva N […]

Don Henley Upset Over Frank Ocean Sample

Frank Ocean released “American Wedding” in 2011, a much talked about rendition of The Eagles “Hotel California.” Frank spoke out saying that Henley and company threatened to sue him, which they supposedly weren’t thinking about doing but now are strongly considering it.   Advertisement Henley’s spokesperson, Larry Solters is speaking out with a statement to […]

UnCovered with 2 Chainz: Presented by The Source

The Source and Def Jam Records present the latest edition of our UnCovered series. Take a moment to go behind the scenes of our latest cover shoot with 2 Chainz. Be sure to pick up the latest copy of The Source featuring 2 Chainz, Tyga and Mac Miller. Ride around and get it! Advertisement – […]

Video: Big K.R.I.T. Performs New Single “I Got This”

    Advertisement While continuing his tour throughout Texas, K.R.I.T. stopped by Houston’s Fitzgeralds where the Def Jam signee performeda his new single “I Got This, as well as other notable songs from his already impressive collection. Krizzle brings out Houston’s ambassador, Bun B. – Argenys Collado (@aKiDnamedHENNY)   Country Shit Featuring Bun B   […]

Young Jeezy Reveals How Def Jam Tried To Block “TM101” Intro Track

Jeezy went against his label’s opinion for TM:101. Advertisement In an interview with Statik Selektah on his Sirius’ Shade 45 radio show, Young Jeezy spoke candidly about the making of his critically acclaimed TM:101 album. Jeezy says that Def Jam did not want him to put his “Intro” track on the album. “The label wanted […]