Did You Know That Detroit Rapper Big Sean Is Nigerian?

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Hip-Hop started in the Bronx. But the African-American experience that birthed Hip-Hop started far beyond the borough. In fact, it started beyond the city, the state, the south or the country. It started beyond the belly of slave ships that brought over millions of enslaved Africans from the west coast of The Motherland to this […]

Coachella Weekend Round Two: Major New Artists to Catch


As Coachella enters its second weekend with jaw-dropping performances from major artists such as Beyonce and Eminem, the festival has also proven to be a rich source of newer hip-hop artists and groups. While the talent pool is extremely large and competitive, some new artists to watch out for include: The Blaze Not to be […]

The Best Of: Albums 2017 – Mid-Year Review

The summer is here and the year 2017 has graced us with some amazing music releases in its first six months. From Kendrick Lamar’s huge comeback, to Future’s week-to-week, back-to-back double album releases, to reminiscing with Faith Evans and Biggie, The Source presents to you the round-up of the best album of 2017 (so far). #17. The King […]

Watch Jidenna’s New Music Video, “Little Bit More,” Here

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Jidenna‘s explosion into the mainstream, courtesy of Janelle Monae‘s Wondaland collective’s partnership with Epic Records, came on the heels of two hits: Monae’s “Yoga” and Jidenna’s “Classic Man.” Both songs helped establish the well-traveled Nigerian-American as a forward-thinking renaissance artist able to execute nostalgia without slighting the current-day sound and atmosphere. For his next act, […]

Listen to Jidenna’s Tropical New Banger, “Little Bit More”

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Jidenna burst onto the scene in 2015 with a smash hit, “Classic Man,” and a fun close-out performance on Janelle Monae‘s “Yoga, which experienced considerable chart success itself. Both of those performances were showcased on the compilation EP for Monae’s Wondaland collective, The Euphus EP, but it served as just an appetizer for Jidenna fans, […]

Jidenna Gets Candid With New Single “Chief Don’t Run”

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Wondaland Records signee Jidenna mixes confidence with vulnerability on latest track, “Chief Don’t Run.” The “Classic Man” artist stays on the militant-but-refined path by proclaiming his throne as a chief and allowing his cocky side to shine through his lyrics on his latest cut. Simultaneously, Jidenna touches on hardships he endured growing up poor which molded […]

[BTS Photos] Superstars Flood The Essence Festival Press Room


While the Mercedes Benz Superdome’s stage was lit with superstar headliners, the Essence Festival press room welcomed celebrity attendees in the VIP press room. Yesterday [Saturday, July 2] the second day of the annual Festival, dubbed the largest nationwide event for African American women, hosted Mariah Carey, Jeremih, Estelle, Common and Charlie Wilson on the […]

Watch Jidenna’s “Knickers” Video Here


If you’re a fan of “Classic Man,” press play above. Jidenna, who broke onto the scene as a prominent member of Janelle Monae‘s Wondaland collective last year with his smash hit “Classic Man,” is prepping his full-length solo debut, and has returned to the spotlight with “Knickers,” a clever play on words that invites both his boys […]

DJ Mustard Throws Shade At “Fancy” & “Classic Man”

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DJ Mustard self proclaims himself the heart beat of the West Coast sound Meanwhile producers of the Iggy Azalea’s “Fancy” and Jidenna’s “Classic Man” are in the midst of a legal battle, DJ Mustard jumps on Twitter to give a friendly reminder that he is the originator of that west coast sound and is keeping it […]

Iggy Azalea Monetarily Benefits from Jidenna’s “Classic Man”

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Jidenna’s “sound alike” 2015 anthem is helping pad Iggy’s wallet Last year, Iggy Azalea became pop’s signature overnight star, enjoying a rare extended stay at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 thanks to her smash hit “Fancy,” which became the subject of controversy throughout awards season earlier this year. This year, a new anthem incorporating […]

Watch Jidenna’s Video for the “Classic Man” Remix, Featuring Kendrick Lamar

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Jidenna’s back, with some friends Jidenna‘s hit song, “Classic Man,” has become the summer’s unlikely ubiquitous smash, sporting a Top 10 peak on at least 5 Billboard charts, including R&B and Rythmic, and a remix that will only heighten the hype. Advertisement That remix has been treated to a music video, and above you can […]

Kendrick Lamar Joins Jidenna on the “Classic Man” Remix

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K. Dot joins the “Classic Man” on a scorching remix Jidenna‘s “Classic Man” was released in February, but the up-tempo summer banger has caught fire in the early warm-weather months thanks to a stellar music video, and some marquee performances from the Brooklyn resident. As Wondaland Records, Janelle Monae‘s Epic Records-helmed movement, plans its debut […]

Watch Jidenna’s “Long Live The Chief” Video

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The “Classic Man” is back with another dope record, but he isn’t singing this time. Channelling the minimalist, electronic style of the 1980’s, Jidenna “Long Live the Chief,” in which he drops lyrical gems to match his sharp style, showing us all why the Wondaland rep is a boss in his own right. Check out the […]

Watch Janelle Monae’s New Video “Yoga”

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The Wondaland crew has been busy lately. They’ve supplied the masses with audio dope to get you right in the mood for their forthcoming debput project, The Eephus.  Today, Ms. Monae and her renaissance artist Jidenna have released a posse-heavy visual for their latest single, “Yoga,” where they take the party from the studio to a […]

Listen to Jidenna & Janelle Monáe New Song “Yoga”

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  Exercise does the body good and the spirit wonders. Today Wondaland’s  Classic Man and Arch Android have teamed up to help to the ladies stretch it out on the dance floor.  Janelle Monae and Jidenna have collaborated to give us “Yoga” an infectious anthem dedicated to all those doing the downward facing dog.  Listen to […]

Jidenna – Classic Man (Video)

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  Fresh from Wondaland, Brooklyn raised singer/songwriter Jidenna drops a video for his hit “Classic Man”.  Watch as Jidenna sets new standards for class and elegance while serenading the ladies.  Shot by Alan Ferguson the video features Roman Gian Arthur as well as an appearance by Janelle Monae.  The Wondaland Records compilation project drops in […]