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2 Chainz Is Now a Co-Owner of Atlanta’s A3C Festival

2 Chainz may be adding a few more chains to his collection following his latest lucrative investment. The Georgia-bred emcee is putting on for his home state by announcing that he just bought stake in ATL’s highly-popular music and tech festival A3C. View this post on Instagram @a3cfestival MUSIC, FILM ,TECH , CULTURE !!! Shiiid […]

Spotify Ending Beta Program For Independent Artists Uploading Music

Spotify’s nearly year-long experiment of letting independent artists upload original music is coming to an end. Spotify announced on Monday that they’ll be ending the beta program at the end of July. The music streaming service also revealed new plans to better serve independent artists that came about through feedback during the beta program. Over […]

Could a Kid Cudi x A$AP Rocky Joint Tour Be On The Way?

We’ve been treated rather well lately when it comes to rap tours, with everyone from Big K.R.I.T. to Tyler, The Creator already planning to hit the road this year. However, it looks like another Hip-Hop roadshow may be on the way with two of our favorite MCs headlining: Kid Cudi and A$AP Rocky! Nothing has […]

‘Breaking the Internet’ Tour Takes A Bite Out Of The Big Apple

Four stops into the “Breaking the Internet” tour starring DDG & his host of young tour-mates are ripping up stages at each show. Last night’s stop at New York’s legendary Sounds of Brazil (SOB’s) was no exception. While stopping in the Big Apple, the “turn-up” was real. At the sold out show, hundreds of homelanders […]

Music Streaming Services Dominates Again for 2018

For the third straight year in a row, the music industry in the US has posted double-digit growth. That’s according to a new report from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Revenue from streaming music services increased 30%, reaching $7.4 billion.  Streaming alone contributed 75% of the total revenue in 2018.  According to the […]

Power Plays: The Source Magazine’s #Power30 Shopping Guide

This article is an extended version of a feature originally published in The Source Magazine “Power 30” Issue #274 “POWER PLAYS”   On-Trend Swag For Him & Her Creative: Keenan Higgins Photography: Bola Ogungbuyi + Patrick Neree Advertisement In order to achieve grandmaster status when it comes to starting the season off right on a […]

The Source Black History Icon of the Day: Tupac Amaru Shakur

The Source has been profiling Black History Icons for the entire month of February, ranging from heavy-hitters in sports like Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Muhammad Ali, to the beautiful and wise Maya Angelou who blessed us with her activism as much as she did with her poetry. Today, we look at one that holds a special […]

Dodgers Monster Trade Could Be Chess Move for Bryce Harper

Cincinnati, OH- The Reds and Dodgers just pulled off one of the biggest trades at the winter meetings in all of baseball.  Star OF’s Matt Kemp and Yasiel Puig, along with LHP Alex Wood and backup catcher Kyle Farmer for Starting Pitcher Homer Bailey. The Dodgers also sent a buttload of cash in the sum […]

Anderson .Paak Grooves Out With Kendrick Lamar On New Single “Tints”

When it comes to soul music, nobody delivers the funk quite like Anderson .Paak. As fans patiently await the arrival of his upcoming Oxnard EP, the multifaceted crooner decided to deliver a smooth cut from the project that features the Pulitzer Prize-winning MC himself, Kendrick Lamar. Advertisement With “Tints,” which premiered today as Zane Lowe’s […]

TODAY! Meek Mill, Van Jones, Headline Hakeem Jeffries Congressional Black Caucus Forum On Criminal Justice And Music In Washington D.C.

Today at 2:00 p.m., U.S. Representative Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08), in coordination with the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, will host a panel discussion on music, criminal justice and racial equality featuring activist and platinum rapper Meek Mill, author and CNN host Van Jones, author and professor Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, Universal Music group general counsel Jeffrey […]