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Global Spin Awards Announces 2016 Nominees

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The 5th Annual Global Spin Awards nominees have been announced. Live from the Revolt Music Conference this past weekend [Oct. 13-15] at Eden Rock Hotel in Miami Beach. The ceremony was hosted by Jeezy, DJ Damage, and DJ Hannah Rad and featured performances from Zoey Dollaz and 2016 XXL Freshman Dave East. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more […]

ICYMI: BET Throws Shade At Madonna’s Prince Tribute, QuestLove Defends It

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On Sunday [May 22] the world watched as Madonna paid tribute to Prince at the Billboard Music Awards, with the singer performing “Nothing Compares 2 U” before Stevie Wonder joined her onstage for “Purple Rain.” Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information While the performance has been one of the highlights of the awards shows, not everyone was feeling […]

Questlove Describes Prince’s Influence Over Him & Delves Deeper Into His Musical Genius

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The Roots drummer Ahmir Khalib Thompson, otherwise known as ?uestlove, recently wrote a heartfelt essay for Rolling Stone about what Prince meant to him and made some observations about Prince the man, not just Prince the artist. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The op-ed, titled “In This Life, You’re On Your Own,” started with tales of Questlove’s first […]

Questlove Tapped To Score New Film Featuring Zoe Kravitz and Kid Cudi

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Questlove will provide the score for the upcoming romantic drama, Vincent N Roxxy. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information According to Film Music Reporter the thriller, written by Gary Michael Shultz, follows a small town loner, played by Emile Hirsch, and a punk rocker, played by Zoë Kravitz, who fall in love but are followed by violence after they go […]

Happy Birthday To The Roots’ Questlove!

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Happy Born day to Ahmir Khalib Thompson better known as ?uestlove a.k.a Questlove! Born in 1971, he turns 45 today. The OG is originally known as the drummer for the legendary Hip Hop band The Roots, but he has many roles. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information On February 17, 2014, he became a part of the in-house […]

Kendrick Lamar Debuts New Song “Untitled 2” on ‘Fallon’

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As was previously alluded to by Quest Love of The Roots, The Source‘s co-MVP of 2015 Kendrick Lamar returned to The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Thursday for the world premiere of a brand new song, dubbed “Untitled 2.” Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Following a sit-down interview with Jimmy, in which “the biggest […]

Watch Jill Scott’s New Video “You Don’t Know”

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Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information   If “You Don’t Know” how much soul Jill Scott has, your losing in life. Since its been 4 years since her last release take advantage of this opportunity to meditate on her new video and the powerful message it holds.  In her re-emergence,  Jill plays a scorned lover describing […]

Questlove Says Iggy Azalea’s “Fancy” Is A “Game-Changer” & “The Song Of The Summer”

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Quest drops some wisdom about rap’s hottest record Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Unless you live in New York City–specifically Brooklyn–and have been completely consumed by the monsoon that is Bobby Shmurda‘s “Hot N***a” movement, if you had to objectively point out the hottest song in hip-hop, Iggy Azalea‘s “Fancy”, which was the #1 song […]

The Roots Release 2nd Animated Music Video, “Understand”, Off New Album

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Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information As The Roots prepare to let loose their upcoming album …and then you shoot your cousin to the public, they’ve released the second animated visual off the project to hold fans over. Understand, directed by Joe Baughman (who also handled the first video, When The People Cheer), is a completely animated short claymation-themed […]

Outkast Performs At The Adult Swim Upfront

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Right under your nose, and you probably missed it. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Upfront’s shouldn’t be overlooked at this point. Especially not Adult Swim’s. Last year, Kanye West showed up and gave such a memorable performance, attendees of that show were raving about it for months on end, and all indications are, the reaction […]

The Roots Reveal The Tracklist For Their New Album ‘…And Then You Shoot Your Cousin’

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Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information In theory The Roots, known by many to be the house backing for Jimmy Fallon‘s late night ventures–which, if you’ve been paying attention to recent events, have led him to be Jay Leno‘s replacement on the Tonight Show–but their reach and legacy stretches far beyond late night television. The band, […]

Questlove Announces Official Lineup For The 7th Annual Roots Picnic

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Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Snoop’s headed East Questlove just announced the official lineup for the 7th annual Roots Picnic, and this year, Snoop Dogg will be headlining the Philadelphia festival. Advertisement ?uestlove made the announcement on his website, Okayplayer, using a video complete with flashcards. Pssssst! Maybe you thought you were already burned out […]

Return to The Fifth Dynasty: A Look Back At “Things Fall Apart”

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Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information “Inevitably, hip-hop records are treated as though they are disposable. They are not maximized as product, not to mention as art,” concludes “Act Won,” the foreboding intro track from Things Fall Apart. It sets the stage for the brooding assault on mainstream industry and the self-referential rumination on Black culture that is […]

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