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Happy 54th Birthday Doug E Fresh!

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Born today in 1966 as Douglas Davis, Doug E Fresh is known as “the greatest entertainer” in Hip Hop, with his ability, to rap, dance, and perform his original human beatbox, which is what has made him one of the most important figures to the culture. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information In the early 80s, […]

Doug E. Fresh Shows Off His Cooking Skills: Doug E. Chef!

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An originator of the human beatbox, Doug E. Fresh gave his Instagram audience a quick culinary class on Sunday morning. Transforming into Doug E Chef, the hip-hop pioneer also dropped a couple of jewels while stationed in his kitchen preparing a meal for his son. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Displayed on his electric stove […]

Happy Birthday 55th Slick Rick! Five Favorite Storytime Rhymes From Rick The Ruler

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Born Ricky Martin Lloyd Walters on this date in 1965 in London, England, Slick Rick is undoubtedly the best storyteller in the history of Hip Hop. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information From stories about his hectic lifestyle just “six minutes” before stage time to his almost unbelievable sexcapades, Rick The Ruler set the bar for […]

George Clinton, Doug E. Fresh and Gloria Gaynor to be Honored by the National Museum of African American Music

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The National Museum of African American Music in Nashville, Tennessee is getting ready to honor George Clinton, Doug E. Fresh and Gloria Gaynor at the sixth annual Celebration Of Legends Gala. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The gala will be hosted by Grammy and Emmy Award-winning producer Shannon Sanders and will award the three honorees […]

MC Hammer Announces ‘Hammer’s House Party’ Tour

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Get out your Hammer pants and don’t hurt em. MC Hammer will be hitting the road this summer on the Hammer’s House Party Tour. The tour is headlined by Mr. “U Can’t Touch This” and supported by a gang of friends from the ‘90s in MC Hammer, Sir Mix-A-Lot, The Funky Bunch, Biz Markie, Sisqo, […]

‘Tis The Season of A 360 Give Back: SOURCE360 Recap Video Series

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While most folk are winding down, wrapping their gifts, hanging their stockings and OD’ing of homemade eggnog, The NorthStar Group and The Source wants you to remember the power of service and giving. Check out our annual recap of the 2018 SOURCE360 Conference and Festival. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information This four-day conference which took […]

The Source Presents The 5th Annual SOURCE360 Conference and Festival

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SEPTEMBER 6-9, THE 5TH ANNUAL SOURCE360 CONFERENCE & FESTIVAL TO BRING TOGETHER HIP-HOP ICONS, NEW & EMERGING MUSICAL TALENT & INDUSTRY ACTIVISTS TO CELEBRATE HIP-HOP & PROMOTE CIVIC ENGAGEMENT Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information SOURCE360 HONORS ARETHA FRANKLIN WITH A HIP-HOP & R&B LIVE TRIBUTE In the Wake of Cultural Shifts in the Country, Hip-Hop […]

Golden Era Legend Slick Rick To Be Inducted Into 2018 Bronx Walk of Fame

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Respectfully a legend in the culture of hip-hop and notably a pioneer of the ‘Golden Era,’ Slick Rick will be inducted into the 2018 Bronx Wall of Fame in lieu of the borough’s 47th annual Bronx Week celebratory anniversary. Born Richard Martin Lloyd Walters in southwest London with a Bronx adolescence pounce, Rick is being […]

MTV Reboots ‘Yo! MTV Raps’ with League of Golden Era Legends for 30th Anniversary Concert in Brooklyn

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Treasured hip-hop music video show Yo! MTV Raps will celebrate a milestone with a strictly nostalgic tribute concert at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on June 1 as the Yo! MTV Raps: 30th Anniversary Experience, an ode to hip-hop’s most defining era amplified with performances by the Golden Era’s most legendary lyricists and collectives. Visit streaming.thesource.com for […]

We Like to Party: Why La Di Da Di Continues to Rock The Mic Right

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We ALL Like to Party: La Di Da Di’s Jazzy Ways Continues to Hypnotize Artists (and Audiences) Almost 35 Years After its ReleaseIn 1985, as rap was just getting its sea legs, two new artists, Doug E. Fresh and Slick Rick, unknowingly made history with “La Di Da Di,” what would become one of the […]

The Source Magazine Presents The Source HBCU [W]RAP UP 2017

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There is nothing like an HBCU Homecoming. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information That could be the entirety of this re-cap but would that really be fair? ABSOLUTELY NOT!  Especially since this year, The Source was front and center of all the hot action during two historic homecomings at Howard University and Morehouse College— as they […]

Bell Biv DeVoe Discuss The New Edition Story, New Album and More with The Breakfast Club [Watch]

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New Edition buzz is everywhere right now, and N.E. members Ricky Bell, Michael Bivins and Ronnie DeVoe, better known as BBD, are ready to give fans what they want with their new album Three Stripes. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information During an interview with Power 105.1’s The Breakfast Club, BBD talked about how The New Edition Story, came about with BET. “This […]

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