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ICYMI: Celebs Outpour Love of Biz Markie After His Passing

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One of Hip-Hop’s pioneers Biz Markie is dead at 57.  Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Marcel Theo Hall  known as Biz Markie was born on April 8, 1964, in Harlem, NY. Biz Markie adopted his stage name when he began his career in New York City as a teenage beatboxer and freestyle rapper. His 1989 […]

Hip-Hop Artist & More Outpour Love of Biz Markie After His Passing

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One of Hip-Hop’s pioneers Biz Markie is dead at 57.  Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Marcel Theo Hall  known as Biz Markie was born on April 8, 1964, in Harlem, NY. Biz Markie adopted his stage name when he began his career in New York City as a teenage beatboxer and freestyle rapper. His 1989 […]

The Regime Rapper Monsta G. Claims PIMP C Never Sipped Lean

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Yukmouth of The Luniz protégé and The Regime rapper Monsta Ganjah has recently claimed in a new interview that the late great rapper and producer PIMP C of UGK never sipped lean in his life, contradicting commonly held claims that he passed away from a related overdose. There have long been strong rumors circulating that […]

‘B.A.P.S.’ Star Natalie Desselle-Reid Passes Away

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Natalie Desselle-Reid, best known for her 1997 role in B.A.P.S., passed away at the age of 53 years old on Monday (Dec. 7) after a battle with colon cancer. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Actress Holly Robinson Peete first confirmed the news via Twitter, citing her relationship with Desselle-Reid growing up. “Just absolutely decimated by […]

The Source Magazine Remembers The Beastie Boys’ MCA On His Birthday

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It has been eight years since the passing of Beastie Boys founding member Adam Yauch aka MCA, but his legacy stands as a testament to why he should be recognized on his born day. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information This year marks the eighth anniversary of the passing of the Beastie Boys co-founder, who passed […]

Jadakiss Set to Drop New Album ‘Ignatius’ This Friday

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NYC rap legend Jadakiss is set to drop his fifth solo studio album Ignatius this Friday on Def Jam/Roc Nation/D-Block. The album is named after his former manager, Ruff Ryder producer/A&R and long-time friend Ignatius “Ice Pick Jay” Jackson who unfortunately passed away from cancer in June 2017 (RIP). Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information This […]

PETA Requests Aretha Franklin’s Estate to Donate her Fur Coats

PETA Requests Aretha Franklin's Estate to Donate her Fur Coats

Aretha Franklin’s memorial service doesn’t occur until Friday, August 31, yet officially, valuable bits of her $80 million estate—which Franklin left without a will set up— is at popular demand. Including her impressive fur coat collection. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Last Friday, August 24, a little more than seven days after Franklin’s passing at […]

Final Suspect in XXXTentacion’s Murder Pleads Not Guilty

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The fourth and last suspect in the murder of XXXTentacion isn’t going down without a battle. The Broward Sheriff’s Office uncovered that Trayvon Newsome, whom they believe to be one of the shooters engaged with the robbery and murder of the rapper on June 18, plead not guilty. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information This declaration […]

Happy Birthday DJ Screw! (RIP)

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Born on this day as Robert Earl Davis Jr., who is best known to the world as DJ Screw, morphed into a living legend in the city of Houston, Texas and beyond. His creativity will forever exist beyond the 29 years that he blessed his fans, family and friends with his music. Visit streaming.thesource.com for […]

XXXTentacion Memorial in Los Angeles Resulted in Chaos

XXXTentacion Memorial in Los Angeles Resulted in Chaos

Hundreds of XXXTentacion fans gathered around Melrose Avenue in Los Angeles for a tribute for the late rapper. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Some fans were risking their lives by jumping off of buildings into crowds of people, scaling buildings, climbing on top of vehicles, and swarming the streets and sidewalks. The crowd began forming […]

XXXTentacion Was Finishing His Dream Home in Florida Before Murder

XXXTentacion Was Finishing His Dream Home in Florida Before Murder

XXXTentacion cashed out $1.4 million in November on a Parkland, Florida mansion located 15 minutes from his fatal shooting. He was putting the finishing touches on his dream home before he was murdered on Monday afternoon. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Neighbors reported that construction crews have been installing security fences on the perimeter. XXX’s neighbors […]

XXXTentacion 911 Call Audio Released, Police Asking Public for Tips

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Florida rapper XXXTentacion was pronounced dead just hours ago after a drive-by shooting took place at Riva Motorsports in Pompano Beach, F.L. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information First responders reported XXX as a comatose trauma 1 patient in transport to the hospital. Officials were hesitant to release his condition to the public, but the Broward […]

RIP Bender: A Great Loss To Battle Rap And Beyond

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Much more than one of the best multi-syllable rhymers in battle rap over the last decade, Canada’s Bender helped to position King Of The Dot as one of the premiere battle rap leagues in the world. Often utilizing some of the rhyming techniques which made Big Pun the legend that he is today, the creative […]

Happy Birthday To Hip Hop’s Angel Aaliyah (RIP)

Today (January 16), the late beautiful songstress Aaliyah would have turned 39 years old. Although “Baby Girl’s” untimely death was during the peak of her music and acting career, Ms. Aaliyah Dana Haughton left an incredible mark on the lives of her family, loved ones and massive fan base across the world. Visit streaming.thesource.com for […]

RIP Human Rights Activist And Lawyer Lynne Stewart

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Rest in power to the freedom fighter and activist Lynne Irene Stewart (October 8, 1939 – March 7, 2017). Stewart was a defense attorney who was known for representing the poor and powerless. Along with William Kunstler, Stewart represented Larry Davis, who had been charged with the attempted murder of nine NYPD officers during a […]

‘Martin’ Actor Tommy Ford Dies at 52

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Tommy Mykhal Ford made his transition today after his family made the decision to take him off of life support. The actor most known for his role on the show Martin was recovering from knee replacement surgery. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information According to TMZ the complications started over the weekend. He was taken to the […]

Ma Dukes Unveils New Children’s Book Chronicling Life of J Dilla

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It was during a sit down with Hot 97’s Peter Rosenberg that Maureen ‘Ma Dukes’ Yancey announced the pending arrival of The Life Story of James Dewitt Yancey, a children’s biography based on the life of her son, the late J Dilla. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Honoring the legacy of one of hip-hop’s greatest producers, The […]

Legendary N.W.A. Manager Jerry Heller Dead at 75

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A year after the release of the highly successful N.W.A. biopic, Straight Outta Compton, N.W.A’s original manager Jerry Heller has passed away at the age of 75. According to multiple reports, the cause of death was a heart attack. On Friday, September 2, he was rushed to Los Robles Hospital in Thousand Oaks, California, where he was pronounced […]

Beloved Director Garry Marshall Dead at 81

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Iconic television and film director Garry Marshall has passed away at the age of 81. News of Marshall’s death was first reported by Access Hollywood and was quickly confirmed by The Hollywood Reporter. Marshall reportedly died from complications of pneumonia.Marshall is the mastermind behind two of America’s most cherished sitcoms, Happy Days and The Odd Couple. He’s also directed several blockbuster films, […]

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