Today In Hip Hop History: 50 Cent’s Debut LP ‘Get Rich Or Die Tryin’ Turns 20 Years Old!

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On this date in 2003, 50 Cent released his second and most critically acclaimed album, Get Rich Or Die Tryin, on Shady Records, Aftermath Entertainment, and Interscope Records. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information After his street-certified buzz from his Guess Who’s Back mixtape, a meeting with Eminem eventually turned into a million-dollar deal on Dr. […]

Today in Hip-Hop History: N.W.A.’s Second LP ‘100 Miles And Runnin’ Turns 30!

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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 streaming.thesource.com 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 […]

Swizz Beatz and Timbaland Eye Diddy and Dr. Dre For Next ‘Verzuz’ Battle

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In light of the current quarantine lifestyle, hip-hop has witnessed a couple of iconic moments. Swizz Beatz and Timbaland formation of the Verzuz battle series has hosted the most culturally desired including RZA versus DJ Premier and Monday’s Teddy Riley versus Babyface. The two powerhouse producers are on a roll and are now eyeing their […]

Dr. Dre Releasing ‘The Chronic’ on All Streaming Platforms for 4/20

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Dr. Dre’s 1992 Death Row Records classic is coming to all streaming platforms in celebration of the weed smokers’ holiday. The Chronic will be available everywhere on 4/20. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The Multi-Platinum selling LP was only available on Apple Music since 2015 thanks to a partnership Dr. Dre has with the Tech […]

Dr. Dre’s ‘The Chronic’ Inducted into the National Recording Registry

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Dr. Dre’s classic HIp-Hop solo debut album The Chronic will now be inducted into the National Recording Registry of the Library of Congress. The album will head into the registry along with the Mister Rogers Neighborhood album, Whitney Houston’s “I Will Always Love You,” and Tina Turner’s “Private Dancer.” Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Librarian […]

Today in Hip-Hop History: ‘Above The Rim’ Soundtrack Dropped 26 Years Ago

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On this day in Hip-Hop history, Death Row Records in conglomeration with Interscope Records released the soundtrack to the popular film, Above the Rim. Winning the 1995 Source Award for Soundtrack of the Year, this album featured so many hits that it could have stood alone from the movie as a compilation album. Visit streaming.thesource.com […]

Happy Birthday to Hip-Hop Icon 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, but he was also an instrumental part (literally and figuratively) in the creation of a new sub-genre of rap known as G-Funk. The living legend is described is none other than Dr. […]

Recording Academy to Honor Dr. Dre for His Production Legacy

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The Grammys plan to honor Dr. Dre for his production legacy during next year’s ceremony. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information On Friday (Nov. 1) the Recording Academy announced that they will be honoring the six-time Grammy award-winning producer at the 13th annual Producers & Engineers Wing. The event is going down on Jan. 22, 2020 […]

YG Compares Himself and DJ Mustard to Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre

YG and DJ Mustard are a dynamic duo but do you think they’re as iconic as Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg? Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information There are a number of rapper-producer combinations that go well, and the West Coast pair definitely fall into this category. They are both instrumental in the sound of modern […]

Dee Barnes Details Alleged Dr. Dre Assault on ‘The Wendy Williams Show’


Dee Barnes visited the Wendy Williams Show and gave a step by step detailed account about the night she was allegedly assaulted by rapper/producer Dr. Dre. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The former host of the 90’s hip hop show, Pump It Up! has been in the headlines after she announced she was homeless. She […]