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LISTEN: XXXTentacion’s New Posthumous Single “HEARTEATER” Is Here

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Ever since his unfortunate murder last summer, late rapper XXXTentacion has developed a strong posthumous musical legacy that includes everything from appearances on Lil Wayne’s Tha Carter V album and the Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse soundtrack all the way to the release of his own chart-topping album SKINS. Now, it looks like the music will […]

Biggie’s Biggest Style Staples You Can Still Cop in 2019

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R.I.P. to the one, the only, The Notorious B.I.G. 22 years have passed since Biggie was murdered on March 9, 1997 while leaving an afterparty for the 11th Annual Soul Train Music Awards in Los Angeles. That night, he hit the stage to perform a medley of his hits “One More Chance (Remix)” and the […]

5 Times Mac Miller Proved He Was A Sneakerhead In His Lyrics

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Happy birthday, Mac Miller! From the start of his career until the unfortunate end that took him from us just over four months ago on September 7, 2018, Mac Miller was always an avid sneakerhead. His breakout mixtape hit “Nikes On My Feet” is one of the best examples on wax that represents a love […]

Chinatown Market Has a Fresh Tribute to ‘SpongeBob’ Creator Stephen Hillenburg

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Chinatown Market recently dropped a capsule collection at Urban Outfitters that honors classic Nickelodeon cartoon series SpongeBob SquarPants. However, it’s now become, whether intentional or not, the perfect tribute to show creator Stephen Hillenburg, who passed away last week (November 27) due to complications with ALS. Advertisement   The UO-exclusive features graphic tees and a […]

Happy Birthday Phife Dawg! (R.I.P.)

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On this day in 1970, the second lyrical half of A Tribe Called Quest, Phife Dawg was born. Born Malik Isaac Taylor in Queens, New York, Phife is one-fourth of one of the most influential groups in Hip Hop culture; A Tribe Called Quest. It’s been almost three years since Phife lost his battle with […]

Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes 10 Greatest Style Moments

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We never forget our fallen hip-hop legends here at The Source, and we definitely couldn’t forget Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes — that spunky rap voice you know and love from the platinum hits of R&B supergroup TLC. From claiming the “crazy” side on CrazySexyCool (1994) to redefining what a “pop-rap” star could look and sound […]

Bruno Mars Pays Respect to Legendary Wrestler Bruno Sammartino Following His Death

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The professional wrestling world is still in shock as one of the biggest stars in the history of the sport, two-time WWE World Heavyweight Champion Bruno Sammartino, passed away yesterday (April 18) peacefully surrounded by his wife and children, following health issues. Bruno Sammartino was 82 years old. Remembering the legend… #RIPBrunoSammartino pic.twitter.com/okpnfhUtOk — WWE (@WWE) […]

26 Found Dead in the Mediterranean Sea

Italian authorities have launched a full on investigation into the cause of death of 26 teenage girls, whose bodies were found in the Mediterranean Sea Sunday. The youthful girls aged 14-18, appear to have embarked on a harsh and taxing route to Europe from Libya over the weekend. Autopsies will be conducted on Tuesday and […]

Today In Hip Hop History: Big L Passes Away February 15, 1999

Lamont Coleman, better known as Big L, died eighteen years ago today. On February 15, 1999 the Hip Hop legend was murdered at 45 West 139th Street in Harlem after being shot nine times in the face and chest in a drive-by shooting. Gerard Woodley, one of Big L’s friends shot in the head near […]

The Death Of Black Panther Leader Huey P. Newton

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26 years ago today Black revolutionary icon Huey Newton was killed in the streets of Oakland, California On August 22, 1989, co-founder of the Black Panther Party For Self Defense (BPP) Huey P. Newton was murdered. Newton was fatally shot on Center Street in the Lower Bottoms neighborhood of West Oakland by a 24-year-old Black Guerrilla Family member. […]

Happy Birthday Mac Dre! Tribute To The Founder Of “Thizz Music”

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Happy Birthday and R.I.P. Andre Louis Hicks (July 5, 1970 – November 1, 2004) better known as the West Coast legend Mac Dre On November 1, 2004, rapper Mac Dre, 34, was shot and killed by Mitchel Hermiston after a performance in Kansas City, Missouri. Today would of made his 45th birthday. Before his untimely […]

Today In Hip Hop History: 5 Years Ago Hip Hop Mourned The Death Of Guru

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Today in Hip Hop history the culture lost one of the greats to Cancer…R.I.P. Guru On July 17, 1961 Keith Edward Elam was born into this world in Roxbury, Massachusetts. Sadly 5 years ago today the late, great MC Guru lost his battle with the big C. April 19, 2010 was a tragic day for […]