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Larger Than Life (Big Pun Cover Story 1998)

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As The Source looks back on the life of Christopher Rios, check out his 2000 cover story as we discuss whether or not The Crusher’s last days could’ve been prevented. March, 1998: An industry slumber party “Big Pun is just another Spanish rapper,” an unidentified A&R man shares with some of his music industry colleagues […]

The Source Presents: A Day In The Life With Ab-Soul

Ab-Soul recently headlined his first show at S.O.B.’s in NYC. The Source followed the TDE/Back Hippy member the day of to get his personal story in a day in the life setting. From the hotel waking up to the streets to the stage follow the ride of one of Hip-Hop’s rising stars. The Source Presents: A […]

Chris Brown To Star In ‘Battle Of The Year’ 3-D Film

Chris Brown has been having some great success on the big screen lately. The R&B star has already acquired roles in popular film such as Takers along with Think Like A Man. Advertisement Now with 2013 just about 5 months away Chris Brown is set to star in Battle Of The Year a 3-D film. The film […]

Lil Wayne Announces ‘Dedication 4’ Mixtape

As if this summer wasn’t already jam packed with music releases, Lil Wayne announced today his Dedication 4 mixtape would infect drop this August. No word on an exact date but the YMCMB boss is already in the studio working on the fifth installment of his studio LP series, Tha Carter. Advertisement Look out for […]

Exclusive: Frank Ocean x OG Ron C – Channel PURPLE

OG Ron C slides TheSource.com an exclusive premiere of his latest “Chopped Not Slopped” production. This time the OG from H-Town delivers a stellar flip of Frank Ocean’s Channel ORANGE. Hit the download link and listen to this solid body of trill work. Download: Frank Ocean x OG Ron C – Channel PURPLE Advertisement    – […]

Usher’s Stepson Passes Away After Jetski Accident

Usher’s 11-year-old stepson Kyle Glover has succumb to his injuries he received in a jetski accident earlier this month. A tragic accident in Lake Lanier on July 8th left Glover on life support. Doctors and Tameka Raymond were faced with a tough decision with Kyle showing no signs of improvement. Usher and Tameka were in a heated […]

Artist vs. Entertainer: The Growing Divide

In a world where radio smashes and viral music videos determine the relevance of a Hip Hop musician, we find the growing divide between an artist and an entertainer. Simply put, we have grown accustom to the same messages put out by our favorite Hip Hop stars: they have more money than your whole life […]

The Source Presents: A Day In The Life With Ab-Soul

The Source had the opportunity to trail Ab-Soul the day of his headlining debut in NYC. We caught up with the Black Lip Bastard to get inside his head earlier on in the day before we hit the streets and then of course we were in the building at S.O.B’s.  Advertisement Take a look at […]

Kendrick Lamar’s BET Music Matters Tour Dates

It was announced earlier this summer that Kendrick Lamar would embark on a 23 city tour for BET’s Music Matters. The Compton MC is ready to hit the road this fall with his album, good kid, m.A.A.d city set to be released October 2nd.  No locations have been announced but here are the dates listed […]

A$AP Rocky Arrested in NYC

A$AP Rocky was arrested in downtown Manhattan Thursday night. Rocky allegedly assaulted 2 guys who were taking photos of the rapper. According to law enforcement sources, Rocky had gotten into a verbal dispute when the 2 civilians started taking photos. A fight then quickly insued after Rocky and a friend noticed the photographers and responded. […]

Breaking News! Batman Shooting: 12 People Killed

                    Early this morning Twelve Aurora, Colorado residents were shot and killed by a masked gunman during a late night screening of “Batman, The Dark Knight Rises”. Witnesses reported that the gunman released a tear gas bomb before he opened fire. “Guy walking slowly, making his way […]

TJ Maxx Appreciates Jay-Z’s Shout Out

With all the talk surrounding Jay-Z’s “3 Kings,” corporate over at TJ Maxx caught wind of the mention. “Used to shop at T.J. Maxx back in ’83, I don’t even know if it was open then…” Well, it turns out they were open in 1983. Advertisement – Sean Lynch (@Kiddfuture)

Viacom vs. Direct TV: Viacom’s Ratings Plummet

Negotiations between Viacom and Direct TV are paced slowly, which may put Viacom in a tight situation considering its 17 channels were blank on Direct TV. From July 11th until the 15th, Viacom lacked the 20 million viewers Direct TV making them suffer a 27% drop in an average day viewing in comparison to last […]

Rick Ross Ft. Dr. Dre & Jay-Z – 3 Kings

Flex had the premiere earlier but here comes the CDQ version of Rick Ross’ highly anticipated “3 Kings,” track. Featuring Jay-Z and Dr. Dre, God Forgives, I Don’t is surely shaping up to be something special. For now listen to the cut produced by Jake One   – Sean Lynch (@Kiddfuture) Advertisement

Kanye West Reunites With Longtime Agent

Kanye West will be reuniting with his longtime agent Cara Lewis. Lewis who formerly represented West at William Morris Endeavor, will now rep him at Creative Artists Agency (CAA). After 23 years at the company she took her talents to CAA in January of 2012. Lewis is no stranger to the entertainment industry, her one sheet […]

Kanye West Reunites With Longtime Agent

Kanye West will be reuniting with his longtime agent Cara Lewis. Lewis who formerly represented West at William Morris Endeavor, will now rep him at Creative Artists Agency (CAA). After 23 years at the company she took her talents to CAA in January of 2012. Lewis is no stranger to the entertainment industry, her one sheet […]

Machine Gun Kelly Makes Late Night Television Debut

Machine Gun Kelly made his late night debut last night on Jay Leno. Backed by a dope live band and Ester Dean the Bad Boy Records artist delivered a stellar performance with “Invincible.”  Advertisement In case you missed it check it out now.   – Sean Lynch (@Kiddfuture)

Source TV: ANTHM Talks Joy & Pain EP, Mad Men, & New Project w/ Blu

  One of NYC’s rising hip-hop talents, ANTHM stopped by The Source offices where we discussed his latest release, the Joy & Pain EP, how it vaires from his previous release When We Were Kings and what his plans for the future are. With one of the tracks on the EP, “Manhattan,” making use of […]

Azealia Banks “Fantasea” Mixtape Review

Ariel has some competition as the most musical mermaid and she goes by the name Azealia Banks. Don’t be mistaken though, this is no Disney princess. Azealia Banks is a Harlem bred woman on the road to Hip Hop stardom. Fantasea, her debut mixtape is 18 tracks with two features and is a follow up to […]

Kim & Kanye’s Roller Coaster Ride…. No Really

At first you probably thought we were speaking about their relationship, right? Yes you did don’t lie.  Kim and Kanye hit up Magic Mountain to take a ride on the roller coaster Tatsu. “Magic Mountain fun today!!! Kendall screaming, Kanye laughing & me crying!” tweeted Kim. Advertisement Check out a view from the front seat […]