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Timbaland and Swizz Beatz in the Works of Having 112 & Jagged Edge Verzuz Battle

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The Verzuz Instagram live battles have been keeping us all entertained during this global pandemic. By now, we have seen various industry heavyweights go hit for hit in these battles. Who would’ve known Timbaland and Swiss Beatz would have been holding it down for us as we are encouraged to stay at home and quarantine. […]

Brandy Says Monica is Not Down to Do Verzuz Battle

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Will a Brandy and Monica Verzuz battle ever happen? Apparently not. Over the past two months, Verzuz has provided a platform to celebrate legendary musicians and their catalogues. It all started with Swizz Beatz and Timbaland. The two super producers played their classic hits on Instagram Live, before forming what we know now as the […]

Monica Would Rather a ‘Celebratory’ Battle With Brandy

Monica Would Rather a 'Celebratory' Battle With Brandy

The Verzuz battles curated by Swizz Beatz and Timbaland has been one of the best forms of entertainment throughout the quarantine. We’ve seen producers and songwriters who are responsible for the soundtracks of our childhood go hit-for-hit on Instagram live, but now it’s time to do it for the ladies. Many fans advocated for a […]

Dallas Austin Says Monica Punched Brandy in the Face Before a Performance

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Dallas Austin spills the tea on an old beef between Monica and Brandy. Yesterday, an interview released with the veteran producer and boy did he have a lot to say. Austin’s production and songwriting prowess span over three decades in music. One can only imagine what went on behind the scenes over his career. During […]

Monica Refuses to Have Her Divorce in VH1 Reality Series Storyline

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Monica is one of the co-stars of the VH1 reality series, T.I. & Tiny: Friends & Family Hustle, but don’t expect the R&B songstress to include her upcoming divorce in the show. Monica and Shannon Brown are wrapping up their marriage and the former refuses to bring it into the reality series, despite the request […]

R&B Singer Monica Files For Divorce

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After numerous reports of alleged infidelity, R&B legend Monica has filed for divorce from her ex-Laker Shannon Brown. TMZ reports that ‘the singer filed the paperwork earlier this month in Atlanta.’ Monica and Shannon have always portrayed a happy home with their beautiful 5-year-old daughter Laiyah, and her 2 sons from a previous relationship with […]

Monica Partners with Cricket Wireless to Provide Scholarships to Aspiring Musicians

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The Atlanta Music Project provides intensive, tuition-free music education for underserved youth in the Atlanta city limits through out-of-school programs and private lesson programs. Each of the students apart of the Atlanta Music Project are provided an instrument, classes, world-class teaching artists and numerous performance opportunities to build confidence, creativity, and ambition in these aspiring […]

Brandy Reminds Fans at Essence Fest That ‘The Boy Is Mine’ is her Song

Brandy Reminds Fans at Essence Fest That 'The Boy Is Mine' is her Song

It’s lit at the 2018 Essence Festival. Everybody and their mother is there, including Brandy. The Songstress took the stage and performed her 1998 hit “The Boy Is Mine,” featuring Monica. In the middle of the chorus, the R&B vet switched the lyrics from, “The boy is mine” to “The song is mine,” a clear jab […]

10 Songs Your Love… That You Didn’t Know Missy Elliot Wrote

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Words by Shurida Lundi The Source will be honoring women in the industry all month long!  However, it should be noted that through our HERSource platform, we honor women all year round… why? Because women (particularly in Hip-Hop) are amazing. Women continue to break barriers in every aspect of life but in Hip-Hop women continue […]

Monica Opens Up About Battling Endometriosis

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The legendary R&B singer Monica opens up about her recent experiences dealing with endometriosis. She shared that after being hospitalized numerous occasions for migraines, her ob/gyn Dr. Ceana Nazhat looked deeper into causes. After diagnosis, she went through a long 8-hour surgery to get the cysts, fibroids, and hernia removed. She told PEOPLE magazine about her […]

On The Rise: Get To Know The Multi-Faceted Tim Ned

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Nowadays, versatility in the industry is a must. Artists are challenged with defining their individuality or are forced to suffer the incurable consequences of monotony and a far less appealing form of anonymity. Some years ago, within the cocoon of his Texan upbringing, singer-songwriter, rapper, and producer Tim Ned became master of the very craft […]

Saturday Soundtrack: Unforgettable Tributes To Michael Jackson, Chaka Khan, Prince & More From The Ladies Of R&B

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In celebration of the highly-anticipated Prince tribute scheduled to take place at the 2016 BET Awards, this week’s Saturday Soundtrack is highlighting a few other amazing tribute performances honoring soul music greats by some of the most talented ladies in R&B music. From Fantasia bringing Chaka Khan to her feet, to Christina Augilera lighting up the stage […]

The Return of the Girl Group: Three New Acts To Watch

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The 80s was the introduction of Hip Hop to the world. With each new artist and each new song, we were discovering the true depths of Hip Hop and realizing how powerful this sound was, and more importantly how an entire culture was being created. The early 90s was the era of revolutionary Hip Hop […]

Misty Copeland, Monica, Serayah, Skylar Diggins Walk In Red Dress Fashion Show

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Each year, The American Heart Association hosts the Go Red For Women Red Dress Collection fashion show. The event is meant to raise awareness about heart disease. Women need to protect their heart health and the event hopes to inspire them to take action. Heart disease and stroke account for one in three deaths among […]

HERSource: Flashback Friday With Monica

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The Atlanta songstress Monica is back with her eighth studio album Code Red featuring the lead single ‘Just Right For Me’ feat. Lil Wayne. Back to claim her spot at the top Monica has been making her rounds in interviews declaring to put soul/R&B on the map again! Never one to disappoint, her strong southern […]

Monica Squashes Brandy Beef Rumors Once and For All

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Monica is doing her press rounds to promote anticipated new album Code Red, dropping December 18, During a sit down with the Huffington Post Live, Monica was asked about her long-time alleged feud with fellow R&B superstar Brandy. Shutting down rumors once and for all, Monica said there was never a feud, and it was […]

Monica Readies “Code Red” Album After Three Year Hiatus

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Missy Elliott made a triumphant comeback this week with “WTF (Where They From),” so it’s only fitting longtime collaborator Monica is teaming up with Elliott for her own return to the recording booth. Monica’s upcoming album is called Code Red and its title track features two special guests: an introduction from daughter Laiyah and support […]