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Malcolm X’s Top 10 Influences In Hip Hop Music

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TheSource.com has put together a classic list honoring the legacy and works of the man who made intelligence cool in Hip Hop music Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Malcolm X, born Malcolm Little also known to many as El-Hajj Malik El Shabazz, was an African-American Muslim minister and human rights activist born in Omaha, Nebraska, […]

10 Underrated Songs To Spark Up 4/20

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Historically, hip-hop has never been short on a classic marijuana-based anthem; anyone that owns a Dr. Dre album can attest to that. Over the years, you’d be hard-pressed to find a mixtape or playlist that didn’t include “I Got 5 On It” by the Luniz, Redman & Method Man’s “How High”, “Good Times” by Styles […]

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 […]

Today In Hip Hop History: Boogie Down Productions Dropped Their Debut LP ‘Criminal Minded’ 31 Years Ago

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On this date in 1987, “Blastmaster” KRS-One, DJ Scott La Rock, “The human 808” D-Nice and the rest of the Boogie Down Productions crew released their highly anticipated debut album Criminal Minded on B-Boy Records. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information With the “South Bronx” vs. “The Bridge” aka BDP vs. The Juice Crew beef on […]

Happy Birthday To BDP’s DJ Scott La Rock: Gone But Not Forgotten

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Along with living legend Blastmaster KRS-1 and and then teenaged D-Nice, DJ Scott La Rock helped pioneer the legendary Boogie Down Productions crew to iconic status within the Hip Hop world. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information He contributed to one of Hip Hop’s most revered and analyzed projects, the Criminal Minded album and was viewed […]

Today In Hip Hop History: KRS-1’s ‘Sex And Violence’ LP Turns 25!

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On this date in 1993, KRS-One and the rest of the Boogie Down Productions crew dropped the Sex And Violence album, which was the fifth and last album put out by the pioneering Bronx-based Hip Hop collective. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The album produced less than lackluster sales, partially, according to KRS, because of […]

Is Ma$e Open to Battling On URLtv?

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Ayo Beasley… holla at Smack and set this jawn up! Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information From Harlem USA to Anytown, East Jablip, the streets are talking about the beef between Ma$e and Cam’ron.   And while we NEVER want anything to trickle over into real rap rumble, we must admit hearing rap battles on “wax” gives […]

Today in Hip Hop History: KRS-One Releases ‘KRS-One’ 21 Years Ago

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Today in Hip Hop history prolific South Bronx philosopher KRS-One released his second solo LP KRS-One (an acronym for Knowledge Reigns Supreme Over Nearly Everyone). With this album, the former Boogie Down Productions MC makes an attempt to reconnect with the younger scene in New York. The tone and style of this album fit more into the fold […]

KRS-One: Anyone That Has A Problem With Afrika Bambaataa Should “Quit Hip Hop”

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Even as the Zulu Nation and affiliated leaders have seperated themselves from Afrika Bambaataa, rap icon KRS-One is still backing the accused child molester. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information During an interview in England, the “Blastmaster” continued his support of Zulu Nation founder Bambaataa. He said the accusations were “accusations and gossip,” saying that any […]

KRS-One: “Anyone Who Has A Problem With Afrika Bambaataa Should Quit Hip Hop”

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KRS-One is staunchly standing by Afrika Bambaataa, delivering a dismissive response to those who question the validity of the sexual molestation allegations facing the “Planet Rock” rapper. The Bronx MC’s latest defense occurred at a Q&A in Birmingham, England, where he described the child molestation allegations facing Bambaataa as “accusations and gossip.” Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information “When you’re talking about Afrika Bambaataa, first […]

KRS-One Responds Quickly To MC Shan’s Freestyle and Radio Interview

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In 1986 Boogie Down Productions responded to perceived disrespect in MC Shan’s “The Bridge” with “South Bronx,” starting one of the most legendary battles in Hip Hop history. The feud lasted many years and yielded many songs from multiple artists, but the general consensus is that BDP won with “The Bridge is Over.” Visit streaming.thesource.com […]

Happy Birthday DJ Scott La Rock: Gone But Not Forgotten

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On this day in Hip Hop history, Scott Monroe Sterling known widely as DJ Scott La Rock of the famous Boogie Down Productions was born in the Bronx borough of New York City. Scott La Rock was the producer for rap icon KRS-One until his untimely death on August 27th, 1987. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more […]

Today In Hip Hop History: BDP Drops Their ‘Sex And Violence’ LP 23 Years Ago

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On this date in 1993, KRS-One and the rest of the Boogie Down Productions crew dropped the Sex And Violence album, which was the fifth and last album put out by the pioneering Bronx-based Hip Hop collective. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The album produced less than lackluster sales, partially, according to KRS, because of […]

Watch KRS-One Interview Rakim About The Origin Of His Rhyme Style

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Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information In a moment that has only been described as “surreal”, the “Blastmaster” KRS-One interviews arguably the greatest emcee of all time; Rakim Allah. The BDP general delves into the genesis of the “R”‘s distinguishable lyrical flow, that Ra admits that he borrowed from John Coltrane, who Rakim was influenced by […]

Masters of Ceremony Recap at NJPAC!

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Friday night the Masters of Ceremony Series presented by Adam Torres Concerts turned NJPAC into an official trip down hip hop memory lane! KRS-One, The Lox, Ja Rule, Rakim, Mad Lion, Lords of the Underground and Black Moon took us back to the golden era performing hit after hit to a very enthusiastic sold out […]

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