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Today In Hip Hop History: N.W.A. Released Their Second Project ‘100 Miles And Runnin’ 33 Years Ago

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On this date in 1990, “the world’s most dangerous group” dropped their second album and only EP, 100 Miles And Runnin on the Ruthless/Priority label. Visit for more information This was also the first release by N.W.A. sans their lead songwriter and most celebrated emcee O’Shea “Ice Cube” Jackson, after a contract dispute forced […]

Happy 54th Birthday To Hip Hop Mogul Dr. Dre!

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Today we celebrate the birth of one of the most influential figures in Hip Hop. Not only was this man the first rap billionaire, he was an instrumental part (literally and figuratively) in the creation of a new sub genre of rap known as G-Funk. The living legend being described is none other than Dr. […]



Today on The Source Report, we salute one of the most classic records in the history of Hip-Hop. Visit for more information Exactly 30 years ago on 8/8/88, N.W.A. dropped Straight Outta Compton, introducing to world what is now known as “gangsta rap’. Without a lot of radio promotion or marketing, this album caused a […]

Ice Cube Reunites N.W.A at Coachella, Brings Out Snoop Dogg

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Ice Cube might just win the award for bringing out the best special guests this year at Coachella. The N.W.A legend brought out former members MC Ren and DJ Yella, as well as Snoop Dogg and Common to an unassuming crowd. Visit for more information Cube started his set with “Straight Outta Compton” as Cube’s […]

Girl Group Tribute: The Supersonic Sound of J.J. Fad

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Kicking off Women’s History Month is L.A.’s “Supersonic” rap trio, J.J. Fad Visit for more information In 1988, group members MC J.B, Baby-D and Sassy C released their chart topping single “Supersonic” produced by Dr. Dre alongside DJ Yella and The Arabian Prince. Advertisement The pop-friendly, rap song gave female Hip Hop lovers fresh rhymes over […]

N.W.A. Set To Be Inducted Into Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame In 2016


2015 was a momental year for the Compton, CA natives known as N.W.A. or N*ggaz Wit Attitude. Having the highest grossing musical biopic in film history with Straight Outta Compton, the world was swept in N.W.A. fever as old music resurfaced, a slew of interviews from members and fringe associates, as well as those customizable […]