Source Exclusive: Interview with DMV Darling, IhsAn Bilal


IhsAn Bilal is a soul songstress on the come up from the DMV with her new album, TEAL, just released. She fuses hip hop and soul and her style receives praise all places including from such singers as Faith Evans. IhsAn Bilal is on a mission to make music that sparkles with swag. She has opened […]

Listen To Nike Nando’s Hot New Freestyle On Drake’s “We Made It ”

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The DMV’s own Nike Nando aka Super Nike Nando drops off his take on Drake & Soulja Boy‘s anthem “We Made It”.  Nike doesn’t skimp on “The Fixins”, showing his versatility by using some of Drizzy’s original laid back cadence and then slipping into his more rapid fire lyrical flow. Visit for more information […]

Uptown XO’s “Colour de Grey”: Go-Go Beats and Soulful Swag


Much like fellow DMV MC Tabi Bonney, Uptown XO puts out tons of good mixtapes and albums. Yet these albums do not get the hype they deserve. His newest album, Colour de Grey, is a blend of go-go, hip-hop, and soulful sounds similar to the earlier mixtapes of Wale like 100 Miles and Running. XO […]

Young Moe Releases “Love Heavy” feat. Black Cobain & Dino


Visit for more information DMV’s Young Moe has released “Love Heavy,” the first joint since his well-received Humble Hustle 2 mixtape. The 20-year-old spitta’ links up with fellow Alexandria, VA upstart and Wale affiliate, Black Cobain, and R&B newcomer Dino for a hypnotic new record entitled “Love Heavy.” Advertisement On the Rich Muzik produced […]

Ace Cosgrove – Diamonds


Visit for more information Hostile Youth representative and DMV rapper, Ace Cosgrove, drops the visuals for Diamonds off of his mixtape Simple Criticism. Diamonds was directed by Criminal Priest. Advertisement

Catching Up With Up & Coming Artist CallMeDrop

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Visit for more information We sat down with the DMV’s own CallMeDrop to talk music, life, and projects during his visit to the city that never sleeps. The DC, Maryland, and Virginia area is often referred to as the DMV. Growing out of that enviornment, you can tell that Drop is a blue collar […]

Young Moe Hustles For His Son In “A Letter 2 Amarie”

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Visit for more information Humble Hustle 2 is for the children. Last week, Young Moe gave listeners insight into the downside of a hustler’s ambition on “Find My Way”. Today, the young Virginia MC crafts an engaging record even your parents can understand with “Letter 2 Amarie”. The ode to offspring produced by Paul […]

Phil Ade Ft. Bun B – 2 A.M.

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Visit for more information Phil Ade links up with the trill one Bun B for a record entitled “2 A.M.” This is said to be the first single off R.O.S.E. which is Phil Ade’s upcoming project scheduled to drop this summer. Roger Krastz @walldoe Advertisement [soundcloud url=”″ params=”” width=” 100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /]

Exclusive: Lola Monroe, aka “Queen Roe” Goldie RemiXX [Official] Video

Visit for more information The young, talented, and beautiful Lola Monroe, aka Queen Roe, gives @TheSource another exclusive video look into her life. Taylor Gang’s first lady shows off her Ethiopian-meets-American swag with the visuals to her remiXX of A.$.A.P. Rocky’s track “Goldie.” With her latest video, she remains true to herself and the DMV district, as […]

Video Premiere: Lola Monroe – Exodus Remix

Visit for more information Taylor Gang’s first lady Lola Monroe knows that when Monday rolls around, it’s time for her to get her work week started. That’s the philosophy behind “Monroe Mondays.” The female rapper, through her BlueRose Entertainment, has consistently dropped new music every Monday over the last few weeks to keep herself hot this […]

Listen: Lola Monroe – Goldie (Source Remix)

Visit for more information Already gracing the cover of the latest issue of The Source Magazine, Lola Monroe puts on for Taylor Gang, the DMV and The Source with her remix of A$AP Rocky’s “Goldie.” Hit play and tune into Lola handling the Hit-Boy production with ease.  “Said it must be cause a b**** […]


Visit for more information DMV artist Smash drops his newest project “King Jaffe” . The mix-tape features  Alley Boy , Skarr-Akbar and production by J Feddy , J Oliver ,Ghost and more. Enjoy. -Angela Byrd   MediaFire   Advertisement


Visit for more information DMV artist Smash drops his newest project “King Jaffe” . The mix-tape features  Alley Boy , Skarr-Akbar and production by J Feddy , J Oliver ,Ghost and more. Enjoy. -Angela Byrd   MediaFire

Listen: Wale – Cashin’ Out (Freestyle)

Visit for more information Some artist prefer the term “Spend It,” Wale on the other-hand opts for “Cashin’ Out.” Check the DMV rapper laying a few bars over Cash Out’s buzzing single. – Sean Lynch (@Kiddfuture) Advertisement