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Karl Lagerfeld’s Undeniable Influence On Hip-Hop Fashion

The fashion world has lost another icon. Renowned designer Karl Lagerfeld passed away in Paris earlier this morning, ending his astounding era as a Creative Director for Chanel, Fendi and his own namesake label. The one that made it possible for Frank Ocean to even croon about “seeing both sides like Chanel” — Mr. Lagerfeld […]

Happy 44th Birthday to Mobb Deep’s Prodigy (R.I.P.)

The Mind Squad would like to send a supreme posthumous salute to Albert “Prodigy” Johnson, the lyrical half of the “Infamous” Mobb Deep. Last year, the Hip-Hop community lost Prodigy in what is recognized as a freak hospital accident, with reports stating that P passed after choking on an egg while hospitalized for his sickle […]

Happy Birthday To “The Overweight Lover” Heavy D (R.I.P.)

On this day in Hip Hop history, “The Overweight Lover” Heavy D was born in Mandeville, Jamaica in 1967. If he were alive today, he’d be 51 years old. Heavy D, born Dwight Errington Myers, moved to Mount Vernon, New York in the late 1970s. In the mid-1980s Heavy D along with DJ Eddie F […]

Happy Birthday To The Late ASAP Yams

Today in 1988, a bright light in Hip-Hop culture began to shine. 26 years ago today, Steven Rodriguez, better known as ASAP Yams, was born in Harlem, New York. Known widely as the founder of the ASAP Mob collective, ASAP Yams can be called the 2010s underground rap version of Rick Rubin. During the extreme […]

The Source Remembers Nate Dogg: Happy Birthday!

Sending a 21 gun soldier salute Rest In Peace and big happy born day to one of Hip Hop’s favorite crooners There were many who tried, but nobody put R&B into Hip Hop the way it was supposed to sound better than the late, great Nate Dogg of the legendary Dogg Pound. The Source Magazine […]