N.W.A to be Inducted Into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

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N.W.A is in! Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information A few months after the nominees for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2016 were announced, N.W.A has been confirmed as an inductee into the prestigious institution, alongside Chicago, Deep Purple, Cheap Trick and Steve Miller. 27 years after their debut album, Straight Outta Compton, rocked […]

N.W.A’s Former Bodyguard Joe “KJ” Fierro Dies at Age 61

N.W.A’s former body guard Joe Fierro also known as “KJ Mustafa” died Sunday in Pleasanton, California at the age of 61. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Fierro was in the heart of the Compton-based Gangsta Rap’s era as the head of security at N.W.A’s label “Ruthless Records”. LA Weekly reports that Fierro was in charge […]

Remembering Dr. Khalid Muhammad: 5 Musical References You Probably Didn’t Know


In celebration of Dr. Khalid’s born day, don’t forget the influence he left in the creative arts as well as the struggle for freedom, justice, and equality Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Most of America remembers Dr. Khalid Abdul Muhammad, the former Nation Of Islam spokesperson under the leadership of Louis Farrakhan, as the passionate, […]

Filming Of The New N.W.A. Movie Was Interrupted By A Drive-By Shooting

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It’s just a movie, guys Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The upcoming N.W.A. film, which will depict the legendary group’s rise to prominence in the late 80’s and early 90’s, is currently being shot in Los Angeles, and yesterday, a drive-by shooting took place adjacent to the set.  It wasn’t a part of the movie. […]

Listen To Ice Cube’s Son, OMG’s Song, ‘OMG’


Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Ice Cube’s son, OMG appeared out of nowhere and dropped a new track today. Over the Foreign Allegiance -produced track, OMG flows in and out of the up-tempo track. And, although he drops the usual bravado about girls, mic skills and money, OMG shows that he has the potential to be […]

N.W.A. Biopic Struggling To Find Lead Actors


Filming for N.W.A.’s biopic remains at a standstill.  Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Dr. Dre and Ice Cube, who are producing the film, have not made a final presentation to the studio’s green-light committee. It is unclear whether a go-ahead will be permitted at a meeting in May. There has been trouble in finding the leading actors. Advertisement After a series of […]

Today In Hip Hop History: Rapper Eazy-E Dies Of Complications From AIDS

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Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information “I’m not a role model or a Dr. Seuss. Yo I’m a gangsta.” Eazy-E personified the tone of Gangsta Rap. Coming from Compton, California, the face of Ruthless Records along with his team N.W.A, Eric Wright let off a loud shot that is still –and will always be– heard.

Happy Birthday Dr. Dre (And Everybody’s Celebrating)


Today is “F-ck with Dre Day,” because it marks Dr. Dre‘s 49th birthday! Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Dr. Dre, born Andre Young shot to fame alongside Ice Cube, Ice T, MC Ren, DJ Yella and Eazy-E, forming the gangsta rap group, N.W.A. The West Coast group rapped about the everyday life on the rough […]

Watch Ice Cube’s New Video For “Sic Them Youngins On ‘Em”

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Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Cube’s back this year in a big way. Ice Cube‘s been pretty quiet on the music scene, considering his last studio album, I Am The West, was released in 2010, but he remains in the epicenter of the sphere of relevancy. His latest film, the Kevin Hart-assisted Ride Along, broke […]

N.W.A. & LL Cool J Nominated For Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame


There’s new hope in granting some of Hip-Hop’s most-valued acts music’s most prestigious honor. The nominees to be inducted in the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame for 2014 have been announced. Among the 16 artists nominated, the originators of Gangsta Rap N.W.A and the man that the ladies will always love, LL Cool J […]

The Source Presents: Inside Dr. Dre’s Hollywood Hills Mansion

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Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Dr. Dre is known for many things. Signing Eminem back in the day, producing beats that made hip hop history, rapping lyrics like “Get popped like a pimple: so call me Clearasil” and now producing one of the most successful head phone companies in the world, “Beats By Dre“. But […]

Ice Cube’s ‘AmeriKKKa’s Most Wanted’ Released 23 Years Ago Today


Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The first release from the estranged frontman of N.W.A. dropped 23 years ago on this day When the SHTF for “The World’s Most Dangerous Group” back in 1990, the crew’s main rhyme writer O’Shea “Ice Cube” Jackson decided to break camp from NWA, who were then being managed by Jerry […]

R.I.P Eazy-E – The Spotify Playlist

Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Today marks the anniversary of Eazy-E’s death. The west-coast rapper and member of the legendary N.W.A. leaves behind notable tracks and a heavy influence on todays Hip-Hop. TheSource.com put together a 15-track playlist in honor of Eric Lynn Wright. Below is the tracklist and link to the playlist enjoy!  Sean Lynch […]

R.I.P: 15 Collabs We Wish Biggie Had Done

Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Thinking about the route Hip-Hop has taken since the passing of the Notorious B.I.G. Artists have come and gone in an influx, music styles changed, labels lost their grip and blogs became prominent.  TheSource.com decided to take a look at the “What If?” factor. 15 collaborations we would’ve liked to […]