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SOURCE360: A Hip-Hop Family Block Party At Its Finest

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Hip-Hop, family fun, boxing, marching bands, fashion, a heath pavilion, dancing and, yes, even cotton candy and double dutch all in one place? You may have seen these things before, but none have brought all these elements together quite the way we did this past weekend at our 5th Annual SOURCE360 Block Party! The team […]

BROCKHAMPTON Unveils Drop 1 From the Band’s New ‘Iridescence’ Album Merch

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After getting through a controversial bandmate exit at the beginning of summer, popular music collective BROCKHAMPTON is back with a new album on the horizons and a series of album merch drops to hold fans over for their undying support throughout the trails and tribulations. MERCH DROP 01https://t.co/hW7QOs9hXO — BROCKHAMPTON (@brckhmptn) September 10, 2018 Advertisement […]

MUSIC FRIDAYS: Nicki Minaj Releases New Album ‘Queen’

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Each Friday, The Source combs through all the releases and brings you the hottest new music in the culture in our series, Music Fridays. Source Correspondent and Music Friday Host, Zae Diggs (no relation to Taye Diggs), hit the street to see if the world is checking for Nicki Minaj’s early release of her new album Queen […]

Source Exclusive: Casanova 2x Speaks On His Recording Process

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[jwplayer Tle878fb]   One of Brooklyn’s hottest emerging artist, Roc Nation signee Casanova 2x, reminds fans and aspiring rappers the value of authenticity in the studio. Fans have been patiently waiting for new hood bangers from the rapper, and he’s giving them what they want with his nine-track EP Commissary.  Casanova sat down with The […]

9 Times Michael Jackson Showed Us His Love for Hip-Hop

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Words by Keenan Higgins, Amber McKynzie and Shawn Grant Today marks nine years since we lost Michael Jackson, the undisputed King of Pop and arguably the King of Music altogether. The pioneering icon paved the way for each and every one of your faves, whether that be the number one diva in this game for […]

UPDATE: XXXTentacion Pronounced Dead After Being Shot In South Florida

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We just got an update on an earlier report regarding rapper XXXTentacion: the Florida-bred MC was just pronounced dead after being shot in Broward County earlier. See the official statement below, which was broke via TMZ a few minutes ago: “LATEST UPDATE: 2:40 PM PT — Broward Co. Sheriff’s Dept. says XXXTentacion has been pronounced […]

Source Exclusive: Universal Music VP of Urban Catalog Andre Torres Talks Kicks, Culture and the ‘Urban Legends’ of Vinyl

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Any self-respecting music fan understands the significance, importance and just straight up awe that comes with the words Universal Music Enterprises — a company with decades worth of classic records at their disposal. Now, imagine having that same enthusiasm about the music empire, and then getting the dream opportunity to spearhead its department of urban […]

RGF Production’s B’iousha Debuts ‘Over Again’

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Tampa Bay has found a new heroine in the R&B/Hip Hop scene with the emergence of B’iousha. Her debut EP High Off Lust, transports listeners on an emotional journey with spotlights on lust, pain, happiness and longing. At just 9 years-old, B’iousha realized that she could actually sing, and hasn’t stopped since then. With years […]

Childish Gambino Scores First Number 1 Single

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If the “Awaken, My Love!” album is really going to be his last, Childish Gambino is truly making it his best. “This Is America” has officially reached the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart, giving Gambino his first career number one single. The thought-provoking visual for the song wasn’t a bad push either, helping the song  set a […]

A-Lex Releases Layers, Vol. 1. Debuts ‘Goals’ ft. Musiq Soulchild

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Layers Vol. 1 is a collaborative album that resembles the format of projects by DJ Khaled with feature-based content. Here A-Lex showcases his talents as both an artist and a producer. Layers represents the power that’s created when people come together. You might be strong alone but you’re still just one person. When you come […]

Big Daddy Kane and Rapsody Share The Stage At Tribeca Film Festival

Big Daddy Kane continues to prove legends never die — they only shine brighter while inspiring the next generation. Just ask rapper Rapsody, who recently shared the stage with the rap icon as a musical guest during his 2018 Tribeca Film Festival set. The recent Grammy nominee got to see her dream come true when PUMA and luxury brand MCM tapped her and […]

Jim Jones Talks New Album, Richmond Roughnecks AFL Team & Offering Kaepernick A Job

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Can Jim Jones’ knack for brand building make him a success in the Arena Football League? Stay tuned for the @RichRoughRiders Press Conference w/ Jim Jones presented on FB Live at 1pm! Follow us on Facebook! ? ? @jimjonescapo @MarvinJonesJets @LWOS_IndoorFB @ArenaBallTalk @AALFootball @arena_gridiron @TMZ @unlockingrva @RVAColiseum #RideWithUs #Ballin pic.twitter.com/s4KM2fkx2Z — Richmond Roughriders (@RichRoughRiders) December […]

The Resurgence: The Last Poets ‘Understand What Black Is’

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Even while on a 20-year hiatus, their influence could still be felt. The likes of Notorious B.I.G., NWA, A Tribe Called Quest, Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg and countless others have sampled their timeless sound. A sound crafted in East Harlem in the 1970s that shaped hip-hop during it’s earliest stages. The Last Poets, comprised of Abiodun […]

Lonzo Ball And DJ Drama Due For A Studio Session?

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When you talk about the mixtape game, a conversation cannot take place without mentioning DJ Drama. All things considered, when Drama gives his opinion or hints at working with an artist–its big news. TMZ caught up with the infamous DJ at an airport in Los Angeles. In light of the All-Star festivities and a recent musical […]