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Nas In 2001 Interview: Jay-Z Said He Was Better Than B.I.G., 2Pac And DMX Fans Were “Starving Street N****s”

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People keep pulling up “lost files” of the Queensbridge king Nas and his 2001 interview during his promo run for Stillmatic may be the most talked-about thus far. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information FELON Magazine, one of the premiere underground publications that surfaced during the turn of the century, conducted an interview with Nas in […]

Today In Hip Hop History: Jay-Z’s Classic Debut Album ‘Reasonable Doubt’ Turns 25 Years Old!

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On June 25, 1996, Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter, Dame Dash and Kareem “Biggs” Burke embarked on a creative journey that has morphed into a billion-dollar movement today with the release of the Reasonable Doubt LP. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Released courtesy of their independent Roc-A-Fella imprint, Jay’s premier album was promoted and sanctioned by the […]

Famed Former Source Photographer Chi Modu Passes Away At 54

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The Hip Hop community has taken a huge loss after it has been confirmed that famous photog Chi Modu passed away. He was 54 years old. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Modu’s death was announced on his social media pages Saturday(May 22) which stated, “Our hearts are broken… We continue the fight ©💪🏾 The family […]

[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 […]

[WATCH] Irv Gotti Speaks On Why Tupac Really Had Beef With Jay-Z

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In a recent sit down with Fat Joe for his IG Live “Joprah Show, the DITC veteran sat down with Murder Inc.’s Irv Gotti and spoke extensively about Jay-Z, who he said had real-life beef with Tupac because of another deceased king of the game; Notorious B.I.G. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information According to Gotti, […]

The Notorious B.I.G.’s $6 Plastic Crown Auctions for $594,750

Notorious B.I.G.'s $6 Plastic Crown Auctions for $594,750

The Notorious B.I.G. wore a plastic crown price tagged at $6 for his last photo shoot but it was auctioned for $594,750 at Sotheby’s inaugural Hip Hop auction. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information “This crown is a novelty item; I bought it at a place on Broadway called Gordon’s,” said Barron Claiborne, a 57-year-old photographer […]

Today in Hip-Hop History: Notorious B.I.G. Drops His Landmark ‘Ready To Die’ Album 26 Years Ago

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On September 13, 1994, Notorious B.I.G., alongside producers Easy Mo Bee, DJ Premier, Poke of the Trackmasters, and none other than “Puffy” (as Diddy was called then) as the executive producer, released the Hip Hop masterpiece known as Ready To Die. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information As Big’s debut album, this highly anticipated release shows […]

Nas Says He ‘Got Too High’ to Finish Song With Biggie

Nas Reveals His 'NASIR' Album Was Rushed: '[Kanye West] Was Working on A Lot'

Legendary Queensbridge rapper, Nas dropped his 13th studio album, King’s Disease on Friday, August 21. The Hit-Boy executive produced album features Big Sean, Anderson Paak, ASAP Ferg, Charlie Wilson, Lil Durk, and more. The “One Mic” rapper stopped by The Breakfast Club Morning Show earlier this week to discuss the new album, working with Hit-Boy […]

Happy 46th Birthday Lil Kim!

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Born on this date in 1974, Bedford-Stuyvesant native Lil’ Kim has certainly paved the way for female rappers to gain traction in a highly male-dominated world of hip-hop. Making her name, sound, and style notorious (no pun intended) in her appearance on Junior M.A.F.I.A.’s debut album, Conspiracy. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Backed by hardcore […]

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