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Rick Ross Receives Praise for Major Network TV Debut On ‘The Equalizer’

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Rick Ross officially made his network television acting debut on the Queen Latifah-led show, The Equalizer. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Ross shared a clip on his Instagram of the recent episode on his Instagram. “Much love to the icon @queenlatifah for the opportunity. Check out my major tv network acting debut,” Ross captioned the […]

Happy Birthday To Treach Of Naughty By Nature! 6 Degrees Of Success

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Today in 1970 in “Illtown” New Jersey, the king of “OPP”, better known as Treach, was born. For those who don’t know, Treach was the frontman for the New Jersey rap collective Naughty By Nature. Born Anthony Criss in East Orange, New Jersey, Treach got his musical start in his hometown. He, Vin Rock, and […]

Hip-Hop and the Future of Sustainability


When most people think about the intersection of sustainability and popular culture, the hip-hop community isn’t likely the first genre that comes to mind. However, the hip-hop community has been emerging as a leader in eco-friendly investments, clothing lines, businesses, and other charitable initiatives for several years. While hip=hop artists aren’t generally rapping about Earth […]

Queen Latifah Inks First-Look Podcast Deal With Audible

Queen Latifah Inks First-Look Podcast Deal With Audible

Audible announced their multi-project first-look development deal with Queen Latifah and Shakim Compere’s production company Flavor Unit. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The press release read, “The inaugural project, Streets, Rhymes & Sugar: A Hip-Hop Memoir from entrepreneur and screenwriter Michael Elliot (Brown Sugar, Just Wright, Like Mike), releases August 5, 2021. This short-form Audible Original will chronicle Elliot’s […]

Juneteenth: 19 Essential Tracks

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This year, for the first time in American history, Juneteenth is celebrated as a federal holiday. The tradition, in honor of the abolition of slavery in the United States, however, has long been established as a marker of actual independence for Black Americans–complete with all the fixings of a celebration across the country: togetherness, food, […]

Queen Latifah to Receive Lifetime Achievement Honor at 2021 BET Awards

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Queen Latifah is being recognized for paving the way for female MCs.  It was announced in a press release Monday that Queen Latifah is set to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award for her contributions to Black music and pop culture at the 2021 BET Awards.  Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Queen Latifah has been making […]

Happy Birthday To Hip Hop Matriarch Queen Latifah!

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On this date 51 years ago, Hip-Hop’s first matriarch was born in Newark, New Jersey. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Born Dana Owens, Queen Latifah grew from an affluent and promising basketball player from Irvington, New Jersey into one of the most iconic figures in the world’s most transformative sub-culture known as Hip Hop. Whether […]

[WATCH] Trailer for Queen Latifah as ‘The Equalizer’ is Now Available

Trailer for Queen Latifah as 'The Equalizer' is Now Available

Set for a post-Super Bowl premiere, Queen Latifah’s version of The Equalizer has received its first trailer. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The series is a remake of the 1980s original, which sprung back into today’s culture when Denzel Washington took on the role of Robert McCall in two editions of the film. Now, Latifah […]

Queen Latifah’s ‘Equalizer’ Reboot to Premiere After Super Bowl

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Queen Latifah’s upcoming drama series reboot, The Equalizer, is premiering right after the Super Bowl. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Following its premiere, it will air on Sundays regularly beginning on February 14th, 2021. You might remember Denzel Washington portrayed the mysterious former special-ops agent using his special skill set to help those in need. But […]

‘The Equalizer’ Series Starring Queen Latifah Officially Ordered by CBS

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For fans of Denzel Washington’s The Equalizer films, Queen Latifah is stepping into a reboot of the role for television. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information As a bit of back story, the original The Equalizer was Edward Woodward in a television series on CBS that ran from 1985-1989, Shadow and Act reports. The series transitioned […]

Queen Latifah to Receive W.E.B. Du Bois Medal from Harvard

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Harvard University will honor Queen Latifah for her contributions to black history and culture. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Billboard reports Latifah will be awarded the W.E.B. Du Bois Medal and six other recipients at a ceremony on October 22. Additional honorees named by the Cambridge, Mass., school’s Hutchins Center for African and African American […]

Queen Latifah Set to Star as Ursula in ABC’s ‘The Little Mermaid’


So far, 2019 has been one of the hottest years on record in many parts of the world, so it’s fitting that mermaids (specifically Little Mermaid remakes) are all the rage this summer. (After all, who wouldn’t want to live under the sea right about now?) Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information This week, ABC unveiled […]

Angie Martinez to Host ‘Untold Stories of Hip-Hop’


Angie Martinez aka “The Voice of New York” will be hosting a new show titled Untold Stories Of Hip Hop will premiere this fall on the WE tv network. According to reports, Martinez is set to sit down with Cardi B, Snoop Dogg, Queen Latifah, Ice Cube, Nelly, A$AP Rocky, DJ Khaled, Wyclef Jean, Ja […]

Black Thought and Questlove Producing ‘Hip-Hop: Songs That Shook America’ On AMC


Legendary lyricists Black Thought and super-producer Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson of The Roots are executive producers of a six-part docuseries entitled Hip-Hop: The Songs That Shook America on AMC. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information On each episode of this new series put emphasis on a trailblazing song that was critical to the transformation of American music […]