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Kanye Reacts To Grammy Nomination Snubs During Yeezus Tour Stop

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Kanye is not happy During his Yeezus tour stop in Phoenix last night, Kanye West did the inevitable, and addressed the lack of Grammy nominations for his critically acclaimed Yeezus album, which only garnered two nominations (Rap Album of the Year, Best Rap Solo Performance) when the full list was released last week. Ye made […]

The 2014 Grammy Nominations Are In…

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Hov & Dot show and prove The Grammys, historically, have always proved to be a test of impact. In 2008, when Soulja Boy was up for “Rap Song of the Year” for his breakout hit “Crank Dat”, everybody was outraged, but no one was surprised. The Grammy’s have never always been about technical skill, or […]

Hit-Boy Says Kendrick Deserves A Grammy, Dishes On Unreleased Drake Music

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We agree. In an interview with HardknockTV, former G.O.O.D. Music in-house producer Hit-Boy, responsible for some of rap’s biggest hits over the past two years (A$AP Rocky – Goldie, Kanye West & Jay Z – “Paris”) let loose with a couple interesting tidbits about two of his current collaborators. Kendrick Lamar, with whom Hit-Boy collaborated […]

Drake, Macklemore, Robin Thicke Set To Perform at Grammy Nominations Concert

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Drake, Robin Thicke, Keith Urban, and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis will perform on the Grammy Awards nominations special in December. The Recording Academy made the announcement Wednesday – the show will be held Dec. 6 at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles. Advertisement Rapper-actor LL Cool J will host “The Grammy Nominations Concert […]

Video: Ellen DeGeneres Puts Drake On The Spot When Asked About Rihanna

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“I’m not into Do-Overs” Ellen DeGeneres will be having Drake as a guest on her show today at 4PM. In a preview clip that has been circulating around the internet, Ellen puts Drake on the spot when she plays a game with him called, “Who Has Drake Dated.” Advertisement Things got awkward for Drake from […]

Top 10 Hip Hop and R&B Grammy Performances

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As we all get ready for the Grammy’s this Sunday, take a minute to countdown with us the Top 10 Hip Hop and R&B performances.  10. 1989: Whitney Houston – “One Moment in Time” Advertisement Following the 1988 Summer Olympics in South Korea, the performance by Whitney Houston was appropriately matched with footage from the […]

Miri Ben-Ari Announces Get Schooled Campaign

Grammy-winning Hip Hop violinist, Miri Ben Ari is launching a weekly one hour online Q&A session to the public via her Formspring account. In her mission is to use social media to further the conversation about the preservation of music and arts education. The chat is presented in partnership with Get Schooled, a non=profit launched […]

Black History: The Source Celebrates Michael Jackson

Born Michael Joseph Jackson on August 29, 1958, the King of Pop is recognized as the most successful entertainer of all time. His music, dance, and even fashion sense made him an international figure in popular culture before he could reach puberty. With almost a billion records sold, over a dozen Grammys, and having been […]

Black History Month: The Source Celebrates Erykah Badu

Grammy Award winning singer Erykah Badu was born Erica Abi Wright in Dallas, Texas, on February 26, 1971. Influenced by her mother, Erykah had her first taste of show business at the age of 4, singing and dancing with her mother at the Dallas Theatre Center. By the age of 14, Erykah was free-styling for […]

Chris Brown “Fortune” Album Tracklisting

Here’s the rumored tracklisting for Breezy’s fifth studio album, “Fortune”, which is scheduled for release on March 16th through RCA. CB has already touched Billboard’s Top 10 on this album with the smash single “Turn Up The Music”. The Grammy award winning singer’s latest effort includes guest appearances from 2 Chainz, Meek Mill, and Wiz […]

Waka Flocka’s Thoughts On Nicki Minaj’s Grammy Performance Are….

  Advertisement Waka speaks on Nicki Minaj’s controversial (not so well liked) Grammy performance last week, and by “speaks on Nicki Minaj’s controversial Grammy performance” I mean speaks on the Illuminati connection behind it all. Also, if you’re asking yourself “Waka watches the Grammys?!”, then yea ok I see it. – Argenys Collado (@aKiDnamedHENNY)

Catholic League President Speaks On Nicki Minaj’s Grammy Performance

The Grammys were last Sunday, and we all watched Nicki Minaj’s controversial performance. As we tuned in everyone who watched could have guessed the performance was going to offend someone, and apparently it did. Today the Catholic League President Bill Donahue spoke out on Miss Minaj’s performance.     Nicki Minaj, fresh off looking like […]

Video: Rihanna’s Grammy Peformance

21221225635 by YardieGoals Rihanna stole the show performing “We Found Love.” After an extended dance segment she joins Coldplay on stage in a much slower tempo yet equally entertaining.  Advertisement – Sean Lynch (@Kiddfuture)

Watch Whitney Houston’s Final Performance

TheSource.com continues its coverage on the passing of Whitney Houston. Above we encourage you to watch her final performance, singing “Yes Jesus Loves Me” at the Kelly Price & Friends pre-Grammy party last night. R.I.P. Whitney. Advertisement – Sean Lynch (@Kiddfuture) UPDATE: It appears the owner of the footage has made the video private. Below take […]

Black History: The Source Celebrates Alex Haley

World famous journalist and history’s best selling Black author Alex Haley was born Alexander Murray Palmer Haley in Ithaca, New York on August 11, 1921. Haley began his writing career as a senior editor for Reader’s Digest shortly after retiring from the Coast Guard in 1959. He conducted the very first interview for Playboy magazine, […]