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[WATCH] Melle Mel: Biggie Didn’t Influence or Impact Hip Hop Like 2Pac Did

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Grandmaster Melle Mel of the iconic Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five spoke with The Art Of Dialogue about two of the most revered emcees of the 20th century, Tupac Shakur and Christopher “Notorious B.I.G.” Wallace. As one of Hip Hop’s most respected lyrical pioneers, Melle Mel had some very unpopular opinions about who has […]

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 […]

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 […]

Behind The Scenes: Rap Legends Come Out to The Art Of Rap at Kings Theater in Brooklyn

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Photos by Stella Magloire Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information November 4th, Kings Theater hosted the Art of Rap concert showcasing some of Hip-Hops legends. Brooklyn’s own Big Daddy Kane and Strong Island’s god-emcee, Rakim touched the stage and created pure magic. But they weren’t the only show stoppers: Raekwon and Ghostface Killah from The Wu-Tang […]

A Look At Last Year’s Top 10 Selling “Urban” Singles In Australia

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The Top 10 Selling “Urban” Singles in Australia last year were split between Canada, UK, Australia. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Like the Top 10 Selling “Urban” Albums in Australia for 2015, American artists dominated. The Weeknd, Mark Ronson, Drake and A$AP Rocky made the Top 10 Urban Singles as they did for Top 10 […]

Upcoming Indie Film ‘Vamp Bikers Tres’ Features Cast of Hip Hop Legends

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In 2012 independent film director Eric Rivas won Coney Island Film Festival for Lost In Coney Island, a remake of the the 1979 film The Warriors, using actual bikers from New York as actors. The work with the bikers eventually lead him to making the 2013 film Vamp Bikers and 2015’s Vamp Bikers Dos that starred rap […]

Watch Macklemore’s New Video, “Downtown,” f/ Ryan Lewis, Kool Moe Dee, Grandmaster Caz & Melle Mel

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Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Macklemore returns in grandiose fashion Macklemore is a solid year-and-change removed from those awkward 2014 Grammy Awards, in which he perceivably swiped several wins from Kendrick Lamar, and added insult to injury by Instagramming a text message apology to the Compton rapper. Like, ‘sorry I’m this good, man’. Oof. Advertisement […]

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