Hip Hop Culture

Kristina DeBarge Details “Bet” Single and What to Come on Her Upcoming Album

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Kristina DeBarge continues to shine and keep the R&B spotlight on the family’s name.  Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information While she may come from a family of R&B legends, she has been steadfast and focused on building her own career outside of her last name. From transitioning away from pop music to a more adult-themed R&B, to opening her own cosmetics line that is […]

2 Chainz Is Now a Co-Owner of Atlanta’s A3C Festival

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2 Chainz may be adding a few more chains to his collection following his latest lucrative investment. The Georgia-bred emcee is putting on for his home state by announcing that he just bought stake in ATL’s highly-popular music and tech festival A3C. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information View this post on Instagram @a3cfestival MUSIC, FILM […]

Snoop Dogg Speaks Out After Facebook Bans Minister Louis Farrakhan

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Many people aren’t taking the news lightly after Minister Louis Farrakhan was banned from Facebook today, one in particular being Hip-Hop veteran and West Coast icon Snoop Dogg. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information   View this post on Instagram P. S. A. @louisfarrakhan23 A post shared by snoopdogg (@snoopdogg) on May 2, 2019 at 12:49pm […]

China Makes Significant Censorship Decision on Hip-Hop Culture

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While Justin Bieber might be a worldwide sensation, there’s at least one country where he is no longer welcome: the People’s Republic of China, whose government recently released a shocking set of standards regarding what media is morally fit for public consumption. As part of an overreaching crackdown on “low taste content,” the country has […]

Museum Exhibit in Oakland Chronicles the ‘Style and Wisdom’ of Hip-Hop Culture

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Is there a general universal understanding on how Hip-Hop culture changed the face of American music? There are a hoard of paintings, videos, and photos with the culture’s aptitude on display. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Stationed at the Oakland Museum of California is the profound exhibit, “Respect: Hip-Hop Style & Wisdom,” aims to narrate […]

The History Behind Hip-Hop Grammy Categories

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Hip-hop’s presence in what was once called the Gramophone Award now known as the exalted Grammy Award is one founded in an adventure. Presented by the Recording Academy in 1958, the Grammy Award honors musicians whose craft is primarily done in the English language and have achieved mass popular appeal. Such analysis appears to be […]

The Return of the Girl Group: Three New Acts To Watch

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The 80s was the introduction of Hip Hop to the world. With each new artist and each new song, we were discovering the true depths of Hip Hop and realizing how powerful this sound was, and more importantly how an entire culture was being created. The early 90s was the era of revolutionary Hip Hop […]

Obama Family To Bless SXSW 2016 As Keynote Speakers

Looks like the Obama family is going to be posted up in Austin for more than just a hot minute this month. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Previously announced that J. Cole will perform for the annual Democratic National Committee fundraising event, President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama (we’re going to miss saying […]

Zoe Kravitz & Lisa Bonet Star In New Calvin Klein Ad Campaign

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Zoë Kravitz and her mother Lisa Bonet are the new faces of Calvin Klein’s “Life In The Now” watch and jewelry campaign. The black and white series was shot by fashion photographer Cass Bird in New York City. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Kravitz has previously starred in campaigns for Vera Wang, Alexander Wang, and […]

Wale Becomes First Rapper To Open For State Of The Union Address

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Last night (Tuesday, January 12 2016) live from the White House website there was a first ever State of the Union address “Pre-Show.” Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information It began at 8pm and was hosted by actor Terrence Jenkins, former co-host of BET’s 106 & Park and co-anchor of E! News. Musical guests included rapper […]

‘Toni Braxton: Unbreak My Heart’ Premieres January 23rd On Lifetime

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Toni Braxton: Unbreak My Heart stars newcomer Lex Scott Davis as the seven-time Grammy Award-winning R&B icon. Toni Braxton executive produces the two-hour film, based on her memoir Unbreak My Heart. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The biopic follows the singer’s journey from her discovery by producers L.A. Reid and Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds to her […]

Nicki Minaj Talks Grammys, Adele, Drake, + More With Hits Daily Double

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Rapper Nicki Minaj sat down with HITS Daily Double for their series of Q&As with this year’s Grammy-nominated artists. Minaj was nominated for three awards, including Best Rap Album. The conversation touched upon the long road to fame, Adele, Drake, the making of The Pinkprint, and more. Excerpts from the interview are below. Visit streaming.thesource.com […]

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