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The Source Magazine’s 20 Best Hip-Hop Albums of 2020

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Frankly, the year 2020 needs no summation. It’s the year in which the human experience has been connected more than ever before despite limitations in human contact. As such, music and entertainment took their places as rightful conduits, bridging six-foot gaps with TikTok challenges, protest music, and record-breaking Instagram live sessions. Scoring such a definitive […]

Last-Minute Gifts for Hip-Hop Fans

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With less than a week until Christmas, you might be scrambling for last minute gifts for people on your list. While there’s certainly no shortage of new electronics on the market, a personal gift is almost always better (unless you’re one of the lucky ones to secure a PS5). But fear not! We have assembled […]

[Op-Ed] Hip Hop Democracy and the Future of Our Freedom

[Op-Ed] Hip Hop Democracy and the Future of Our Freedom

by Kyle T. Mays, Ph.D. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information In the wake of the election of president-elect Joe Biden and the incoming Vice President, Kamala Harris, who will be the first Black and Southeast Asian woman, millions of people were happy that President Donald Trump will no longer be in the White House. People […]

SOURCE LATINO: Snoop Dogg and Banda MS Collaborate on ‘Que Maldicion’

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It’s the Mexican Folk-G-Funk Rap fusion we didn’t know we needed. As if the legendary Snoop D-O-Double-G couldn’t diversify his catalog a bit more, the West coast smooth spitter linked up with Banda Sinaloense de Sergio Lizarraga, also known as Banda MS, for the what will surely become the summer banger “Que Maldicion.” Long-awaited by […]

Hip-Hop Halloween: 10 Last Minute Rap and R&B-Themed Costume Ideas

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Halloween is one of the most exciting holidays of the year, giving those who celebrate a chance to be someone (or something!) completely out of the ordinary. While witches, warlocks, vampires and superheroes are some of the top faves when it comes to selecting a costume, dressing up as your favorite rapper or singer will […]

Kendrick Lamar Gives a First Look at His Upcoming Nike React Element 55 Collab

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Kendrick Lamar killed it with all of his Nike collabs that dropped last year, and now the Compton rap king is returning to his Swoosh-shaped throne to deliver a special colorway for the React Element 55. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Kendrick Lamar x Nike React Element 55 coming soon https://t.co/hwPrZbUAcs pic.twitter.com/97mfb2Ps07 — Modern Notoriety […]

Kanye West & EMI Settle Eight-Month-Long Publishing Lawsuit

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Kanye West has finally closed the chapter in his relationship with publisher EMI, ending an ongoing legal dispute that started all the way back with his debut album, The College Dropout. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information WE FREE — ye (@kanyewest) December 15, 2018 Advertisement Although the tweet seen above that ‘Ye posted last year […]

Take a Look at the PUMA x Nipsey Hussle “TMC” Collection

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Last week we got news of an official release date for PUMA’s upcoming TMC Collection, dedicated to the memory of dearly missed MC Nipsey Hussle. Now, the sportswear giant is giving us all a full look at the set before it drops in stores next week. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information View this post on […]

At Her Best: Aaliyah’s 25 Greatest Hip-Hop Collaborations

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August 25 will never be an easy day for many music fans across the world, particularly for those who love the late R&B icon Aaliyah Dana Haughton. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information View this post on Instagram On August 25, 2001 we lost such a beautiful soul. Today we celebrate 18 years without you baby […]

Exclusive: Wyclef Jean Talks Unreleased Avicii Collabs, the Legend of ‘Afrikali’ & Bringing Hip-Hop to House by Heineken at Outside Lands Fest

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The 2019 summer festival season has been host to a wide range of live musical acts, but few can compete with the incomparable experience that comes with attending Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Golden Gate Park looked almost dream-like against the “Fogust” skies — San Francisco famously experiences extreme […]

Road to SOURCE360: Lil’ Cease’s 5 Best Music Video Moments

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Our 6th annual SOURCE360 Festival is shaping up to be one star-studded event, and we’re please to announce that ’90s rap veteran Lil’ Cease will be on board to host our Biggie-themed Block Party next weekend! Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information View this post on Instagram Shoutout to @lilcease & @lilkimthequeenbee ?These two protégés of […]

[WATCH] Hip-Hop Dads Make Parenting Look Fun

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As Hip-Hop gets older and more mature, it seems like parents are getting younger and more cool. Check out these amazing fathers that use Hip-Hop methodologies to raise their children in the culture that helped raise them. Yup… We celebrate Hip-Hop dads all year round (not just in June)! Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Check […]

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