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Tony Yayo Not Feeling DMX, Refers to Him as a ‘Crack Head’

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Last week, DMX spoke with Fatman Scoop and questioned the belief that Lloyd Banks was an elite level emcee. It confused Banks why X came for him, but the “Slippin” rapper revealed he made a mistake. “It takes a real n***a to admit when he’s wrong….. My apologies to loyd banks I was thinking tony yayo when […]

Lloyd Banks on DMX Challenging His Bars: ‘God Bless Him’

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Ask rap fans about Lloyd Banks’s ability with the microphone and he is solidified by most. Most are not DMX.  The legendary rapper was on IG Live with Fatman Scoop when Banks’ name arose as someone who is talented lyrically. “Lloyd Banks? Lloyd Banks? Lloyd Banks?” DMX would repeatedly question. He would also ask Scoop […]

50 Cent Says Lloyd Banks Is No Longer A Part Of G-Unit

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As much as the diehard G-Unit fans know that after almost 20 years it’s a wrap, it’s still one of the most disappointing splits in Hip Hop. 50 Cent, actor, producer and head of the notorious G-Unit squad, announced that his lyrical lieutenant Lloyd Banks has left the fold, Good thing to know is that […]

5 Times Redman Bodied A Guest Feature

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Redman is a rapper’s rapper — an artist that truly embodies what it is to have funk, style and to really immerse oneself in the beat. Having been introduced to the world through EPMD’s track “Hardcore” in 1990, he hasn’t missed a beat since. As the Jersey-bred rapper just hit 48 years old this past […]

Dave East Releases ‘Paranoia 2’ Album

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Less than two months after the release of his mixtape Karma, Dave East is setting the tone for 2018 with the release of his Paranoia 2 album. Paranoia 2 is a 15-track project with a unique list of features including T.I., Tory Lanez, Lloyd Banks, Marsha Ambrosias, Bino Rideaux, Pimp Pimp P, and Matt Patterson.  […]

Lloyd Banks Releases “End of an Era” Freestyle

In case you were wondering if Lloyd Banks still got it, here’s proof that he hasn’t lost a step. Banks recently dropped a freestyle entitled, “End of an Era.” The Queens native unveiled the track on Instagram with a caption that read, “Had to make sure I have your attention..” The violins that make up […]

Today In Hip Hop History: Larry Davis Shoots 6 Corrupt NYPD Officers And Escapes 31 Years Ago

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On this date in 1986, a 19-year-old Bronx man by the name of Larry Davis was engaged in a shootout with over 25 NYPD officers who came after him in what appeared to be a murderous hit. For those that don’t know what makes this such a unique story is that Davis not only survived, but escaped unharmed long enough to tell his story to the FBI. Larry Davis was acquitted of the police shootings(six officers were critically injured), which was the only time anyone was acquitted for shooting an officer of the law in U.S. history.

Pokemon Go Meets Hip Hop Via Apple Music Playlist!

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Pokemon Mania has officially reached critical mass, with an average of 21 million daily users in the US and an estimated 30 million users worldwide. The game has decimated all previous download records, it is used more than Twitter and Facebook and has been pegged the next big trend in tech. Pokemon Go has become […]

Watch Lloyd Banks Eerie New Visual For “Angel Dust”

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After delivering his highly acclaimed Halloween Havoc 2 mixtape last November, Lloyd Banks is stepping into the new year with a visual for his AraabMuzik-produced stand out track,”Angel Dust”. Going along with the theme of Halloween Havoc 2, in the beginning of the video we see Banks in a fast-paced police chase before he escapes to […]

All 15 G-Unit LPs, Ranked From Worst To Best

In honor of G-Unit releasing their new EP, The Beast Is G-Unit, we at The Source decided to rank all the albums that came out on G-Unit Records throughout the years. There were a total of 15 studio albums released from the likes of Game, Tony Yayo, 50 Cent, Lloyd Banks, Young Buck, and legendary […]

Watch G-Unit On The Hot 97 Morning Show…

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G-Unit stopped by The Hot 97 Morning show to talk about business, beautiful women, and boxing with Ebro and company.  Watch as the 50 adds another 2 cents on the conversation of Hip-Hop. – Def Soul (@DefSoulNJ)

Watch G-Unit’s New Video For “Watch Me”

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It’s the Unit 50 Cent and his band of brothers–who’ve recently added Kidd Kidd to the official fold–have plans to completely take over the second half of the year, and with their numerous appearances, concerts, The Beauty Of Independence EP, an EP in October and a possible LP in November, it appears they’ll do just […]

Watch G-Unit Perform Their New Single, “Watch Me”, On Chelsea Lately

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gBUC7kALFmw 50 Cent and his ever-ready G-Unit crew took to the stage on Chelsea Handler‘s Chelsea Lately nighttime talk show to perform their new single, “Watch Me”, which can be found on the surprise EP the group released yesterday, The Beauty Of Independence.  Before the former quartet–with the addition of Kidd Kidd, the Unit forms […]

Stream G-Unit’s New EP, ‘The Beauty Of Independence’

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Let the gun and games begin On June 1st of this year, 50 Cent re-united with his G-Unit band members (Tony Yayo, Young Buck, Lloyd Banks) on stage at Hot 97’s Summer Jam concert in one of the biggest reunions rap has seen in the past decade.  Since then, they’ve released song after song, freestyle […]

Ryan Leslie Brings Out Fabolous & G-Unit To Open Black Mozart Tour In NYC

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Photos by Akhil Sesh   Ryan Leslie definitely knows how to “Start It Up” when it comes to his new tour Last night, August 20th, Ryan Leslie kicked off the New York leg of his Black Mozart Tour, putting on a show at the Bowery Ballroom on Delancey Street in New York City. The sold out performance was […]