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Happy 52nd Birthday To Parrish Smith Of EPMD!

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Happy 52nd Birthday Parrish J. Smith, better known as “PMD”, one half of EPMD Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information EPMD, the famous duo from Brentwood, Long Island, New York, is an acronym that stands for “Erick and Parrish Making Dollars”. The group has been together for more than three decades from the infamous breakup in the mid 1990s. […]

Erick Sermon Says He Turned Down an Opportunity to Produce on Nas’ ‘Illmatic’

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In the world of Hip-Hop production, Illmatic is highly acclaimed as the ultimate work to feature big league Hip-Hop producers. Pete Rock, DJ Premier, and Large Professor? The gem speaks for itself. Hip-hop enthusiasts have always played with the idea of hearing other classic beatmakers on Illmatic including RZA, Easy Mo Bee, and Erick Sermon. […]

Today In Hip Hop History: EPMD Releases Their ‘Business Never Personal’ LP 26 Years Ago

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Coming after what critics would call their worst album, Business Never Personal served as a proper revival and temporary farewell for the hardcore slow flow sensation that was EPMD. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information This album is considered their third classic album. Although underground for the majority of their career, this album saw large commercial and mainstream […]

Happy Birthday to One of Hip-Hop’s Most Grandest and Legendary Djs: Dj Scratch

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Today (June 21), one of Hip-Hop’s most luxuriant and visually grandest DJs and producers, DJ Scratch turns 50 years old. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information You see, you ain’t really Hip-Hop if you have not experienced the prodigious deeds of DJ Scratch on the 1s and 2s. Especially, live. Hitting the scene during the late […]

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 […]

Hip-Hop Mourns The Passing of 90s Hip-Hop Icon Craig Mack

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Craig Mack, whose 1994 hit single “Flava In Ya Ear” thrilled the era of 90’s hip-hop, died on Monday (Mar. 12) from heart failure near his home in Walterboro, South Carolina. He was 47 years old. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information During the wee hour of 2 am on Tuesday, legendary hip-hop DJs Funk Flex, […]

Behind The Scenes: Rap Legends Come Out to The Art Of Rap at Kings Theater in Brooklyn

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Photos by Stella Magloire Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information November 4th, Kings Theater hosted the Art of Rap concert showcasing some of Hip-Hops legends. Brooklyn’s own Big Daddy Kane and Strong Island’s god-emcee, Rakim touched the stage and created pure magic. But they weren’t the only show stoppers: Raekwon and Ghostface Killah from The Wu-Tang […]

PMD’s Prodigy Tribute Might Send Chills Down Your Spine

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Words by Ime Ekpo Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Don’t you just love it when hip-hop legends honor one another? Best known as being the PMD of classic Golden Era Hip-Hop duo, EPMD, Parish Smith is all about preserving the greatness of the Hip-Hop MC. Prodigy’s clever spits on the mic revived east coast hip-hop, […]

Today In Hip Hop History: Redman’s Debut ‘Whut? Thee Album’ Turns 25 Years Old

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On this date this in 1992, Brick City, NJ’s own Reggie “Redman” Noble dropped his debut solo release ‘Whut? Thee Album’ on the Def Jam imprint. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Produced primarily by the legendary EPMD’s Erick Sermon, Whut? introduced the world to Redman; the newest recruit to the supergroup The Hit Squad. The […]

Today In Hip Hop History: EPMD Releases Their ‘Business Never Personal’ LP 25 Years Ago

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Coming after what critics would call their worst album, Business Never Personal served as a proper revival and temporary farewell for the underground sensation that was EPMD. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information This album is considered their third classic album. Although underground for the majority of their career, this album saw large commercial and mainstream success, peaking […]

Premiere: Erick Sermon produces King Myers’ new single, “I Need”

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Long Island is making a major comeback into the hip-hop world in 2016, and King Myers is definitely aiding in that process. This time around, he liberates a soulful cut titled “I Need” which features an R&B artist from Long Island by the name of Voice, and produced by Erick Sermon, producer/rapper from the legendary […]

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