Rapsody Announces ‘Eve’ Album Set for August

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In 2017 Rapsody dropped her stellar Laila’s Wisdom album, she will return this summer with the follow-up titled Eve. The North Carolina product spoke about the upcoming album with Essence, revealing the concept and direction fans will hear.   View this post on Instagram   “Then the man—Adam—named his wife #Eve, because she would be […]

Smif N Wessun Feat. Rapsody And Musiq Soulchild “Ocean Drive” (Produced By Khrysis)


Brooklyn-bred hip-hop duo Smif N Wessun– consisting of partners in rhyme, Steele and Tek, are OG and staple members of the Duck Down Records and Boot Camp Clik family recently (1-10) celebrated the 23rd anniversary of their classic debut effort Dah Shinin.’ Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Tek & Steele’s undeniable Gemini chemistry, clearly the […]

J. Cole, Rapsody and 9th Wonder Form a North Carolina Big 3 on ‘Sojourner’


A long-awaited collaboration between Rapsody and J. Cole has finally happened for HIp-Hop fans. The two emcees exchange verses in a lyrical duel that will radiate pride from North Carolina for their two key area natives. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The single is titled “Sojourner” and is opened with a melodic hook that has […]

Def Jam/Mass Appeal Records Release Netflix’s ‘Rapture’ Soundtrack


With appearances from the lies of 2 Chainz, Rapsody, Nas, T.I. and superproducer Just Blaze, Netflix‘s Rapture documentary captures the essence of the lives of these iconic artists through the peaks and valleys of their careers. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Def Jam Recordings and Mass Appeal Records have jumped on board with the Netflix […]

Charlie Wilson Shows Support For Bruno Mars

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This past weekend, a debate on whether or not Bruno Mars used cultural appropriation with his 24K Magic album spread across social media.  On Thursday night (Mar. 8) The Grapevine released a two-part, one-hour discussion regarding Bruno Mars and cultural appropriation. Seren Sensai’s portion of the discussion regarding Mars is what has garnered the most attention, in […]

The History Behind Hip-Hop Grammy Categories

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Hip-hop’s presence in what was once called the Gramophone Award now known as the exalted Grammy Award is one founded in an adventure. Presented by the Recording Academy in 1958, the Grammy Award honors musicians whose craft is primarily done in the English language and have achieved mass popular appeal. Such analysis appears to be […]

Rapsody Tells Breakfast Club She was Shocked About Grammy Nom

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Rapsody sat down for an interview with Power 105.1’s The Breakfast Club Friday morning to discuss getting a Grammy nomination for her newest album, Laila’s Wisdom. The North Carolina native expressed how happy and emotional she was to find out that she was nominated for “Best Rap Album” against some of the hottest artists in hip hop. […]

Rapsody Releases New TIDAL Exclusive Documentary ‘Where Flowers Bloom’

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Rapsody‘s Laila’s Wisdom was rightfully nominated for 2-Grammy awards. In a new TIDAL documentary, she details the making of said masterpiece and gives us an exclusive look into her life, her background, and everything and everybody who has influenced her artistry and the great success she’s achieving today. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The inspiration […]

Joe Budden & Charlamagne Give Their Top 5 Everything for 2017


Last week, shortly after receiving the news that Joe Budden would not be returning to Complex’s Everyday Struggle, we learned that him and Charlamagne Tha God would be broadcasting a year-end wrap-up show titled, This Year Was Dope/Trash. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Premiering on Tuesday on Revolt TV, the year-end segment discussed the top […]

Watch The Video For Rapsody’s Grammy Nominated “Sassy”

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The lyrically savvy Rapsody of Roc Nation sparked an abundance of wonders when she earned two Grammy nominations last month thanks to her leading-edge album, Laila’s Wisdom. The 9th Wonder produced album is currently nominated for Best Rap Album and the album’s single “Sassy” caught a nomination for Best Rap Song and the visual is finally out! Visit streaming.thesource.com […]

Is Hip Hop Ready to See More Than One Female MC On Top?

Is Hip Hop Ready to See More Than One Female MC On Top?

From our #264 issue Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Tonight, Church Street Boxing Gym’s ring will serve as the platform for upcoming females to exchange vicious rap verses. Former Bad Boy Records protégée Babs Bunny—along with partners Vague & Debo have created the first female battle league — ‘Queen Of The Ring’. ‘Q.O.T.R.’ has broken […]

Cardi B is Rapsody Fan After Hearing Her Music for the First Time


Words by Comort Nnana Kalu Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Cardi B had never listened to Rapsody but that all changed when she got a little introduction, and Cardi B is a big fan. Earlier today, Cardi B tweeted her love for Rapsody’s music and wrote “My road manager put me on to some Rapsody […]

Culture Over Everything: Rapsody Snags Two Grammy Nominations


Can the TRUE hip-hop heads say holla? Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information It looks like 2018 will be beyond superb for powerplayer emcee, Rapsody. The sagacious spitter has been nominated for two Grammy awards thanks to her groundbreaking album, Lalia’s Wisdom. The 9th Wonder produced album has been nominated for Best Rap Album, while one […]

Remy Ma on Nicki Minaj: I’m Over That, I’m Past That

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On Thursday, (Nov. 10th) Remy Ma stopped by The Breakfast Club and sat down with DJ Envy, Angela Yee, and Charlamagne and went on a straight up debunking session. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information “I’m over that, I’m past that,” Remy defines her stance with her most talked about circumstance with rival-in-rap, Nicki Minaj and […]

Rapsody Will Make 15 Stops During ‘Wisdom is Power’ Tour


Words by Jasmine Johnson Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information After the recent release of her second album “Laila’s Wisdom,” Rapsody is going on tour, kicking things of off on Friday, Nov. 27 in Santa Ana, California and ending in Dallas, Texas. The tour will make 15 stops including New York City, Washington D.C., Baltimore and Atlanta. […]