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Happy Birthday to Production Pioneer Marley Marl!

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Born Marlon Williamson this date in 1962 in NYC, the DJ, producer, and record label owner known as Marley Marl is a trailblazer of Hip Hop’s ever-evolving sound, being one of the first to use sampling as a means to gather elements for a song. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Starting with his days as […]

Happy 47th Birthday To The ‘King From Queens’ Nas!

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Today marks the 47th birthday of one of hip-hop’s most treasured lyricists, Nas. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information By many, Nasir Jones is number one on their top, 10, 5, and 3 lists of the greatest emcees to ever touch the mic in Hip-Hop history. Marbled as the prodigal, deep, and lyrically intellectual spitter, Nas’ […]

Nas’ Artist Kiing Shooter Reportedly Dies from COVID-19 at 24

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According to several confirmed reports, Nas and his brother Jungle’s artist Queensbridge native Kiing Shooter passed away this week from complications due to Coronavirus. He was 24 years old. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Shooter, whose real name is William Daniels, contracted the virus after being hospitalized for liver issues. Williams posted a photo of […]

Happy Birthday to One of the Greatest Lyricists of Hip-Hop History: Nas

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Today marks the 45th birthday of one of hip-hop’s most treasured lyricists, Nas. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information By many, Nasir Jones is number one on their top, 10, 5, and 3 lists of the greatest emcees to ever touch the mic in Hip-Hop history. Marbled as the prodigal, deep, and lyrically intellectual spitter, Nas’ […]

Nas Set To Perform ‘Illmatic’ With Live Orchestra For PBS Special

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After twenty years since the debut of his widely hailed studio album Illmatic, Nas has teamed up with the National Symphony Orchestra to glorify the historic hip-hop album in classical fashion. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Titled Great Performances — Nas Live From the Kennedy Center: Classical Hip-Hop, the concert film musters the energetic appeal of the […]

N.O.R.E. Reveals Why Prodigy’s Mural Was Defaced

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According to N.O.R.E., Prodigy’s mural would have never lasted. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Recently, the rap veteran and Drink Champs host stepped into The Breakfast Club on New York’s Power 105, and among topics discussed were the death of Mobb Deep’s Prodigy and the his short-lived posthumous mural. First put up in the late […]

Prodigy Honored With Queensbridge Mural

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While Mobb Deep’s Prodigy did a great sure at securing his legacy through song, the late rapper’s memory will now live on visually as two artist have come together to create a mural in his honor. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information It was Thursday [July 6] that artists Jeff Henriquez and Eli Lazar also known as […]

Today in Hip Hop History: Nas Releases ‘Stillmatic’ 14 Years Ago

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On this day in Hip Hop history, the self crowned “King of New York” released his fifth studio LP, Stillmatic. During Nas‘ musical absence the power in New York had shifted and Jay-Z had stepped up and eclipsed Nas as the best MC in New York. The title itself shows that Nas had a chip […]

Today In Hip Hop History: Nas Releases His Debut Single “Halftime” 23 Years Ago

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On this date in 1992, “Nasty” Nas dropped his first single for an otherwise unknown movie soundtrack Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Not even Nasir Jones himself knew the magnitude of what his career would be when the “Halftime” single dropped on October 13, 1992. Appearing on Nas‘ monumental Illmatic album as well as the […]

NYCHA And Hip-Hop Summit Youth Council Celebrate Family Day With Moynihan Report

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As NYCHA Celebrates “Family Day” Let’s Look At The 50 Year Anniversary of the Historic Moynihan Report On Black and Poor Families Through the Support of the 7 E’S 4 Power Tour and Family Day Events in NYCHA Developments We Can Start The Process of Strengthening The Family Structure in Black, Latino and Poor Communities So […]

Today In Hip Hop History: Mobb Deep Releases Debut LP “Juvenile Hell”

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Juvenile Hell was the first album by duo Mobb Deep that paved the path for many other East Coast rappers of their genre Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Dubbed as one of the most acclaimed East coast rap duos of all time, MCs Havoc and Prodigy came together to release their first album, Juvenile Hell on this […]

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