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Hip-Hop Pioneer, Producer Kangol Kid Dies

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Hip-Hop pioneer, rapper and music producer Kangol Kid has transitioned. His son confirmed his death in an Instagram post Saturday. Kangol, whose real name was Shaun Shiller Fequiere died after a battle with colorectal cancer after a diagnosis in February. Visit for more information Kangol Kid and his group UTFO are pioneers of early […]

Watch the First Trailer for ‘Roxanne Roxanne’ Starring Nia Long, Mahershala Ali

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The first official trailer for the highly anticipated Netflix original film, ROXANNE ROXANNE, is out now. Set to air on Netflix March 23, ROXANNE ROXANNE, written and directed by Michael Larnell, and from the producers of “Fruitvale Station” and “Dope,” tells the story of rap pioneer Lolita ‘Roxanne Shanté’ Gooden, best known for her 1984 hit record “Roxanne’s Revenge,” and […]

Roxanne Shanté Biopic is Coming in 2018


At the tender age of 14, the rapper Roxanne Shanté sparked Hip-Hop’s first major battle on wax… and did it between loads while washing her mother’s laundry. Visit for more information Born Lolita Shanté Gooden and hailing from the Queensbridge projects, rap pioneer Roxanne Shanté is best known for her 1994 hit record “Roxanne’s Revenge,” and […]

Behind The Scenes: Rap Legends Come Out to The Art Of Rap at Kings Theater in Brooklyn

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Photos by Stella Magloire Visit for more information November 4th, Kings Theater hosted the Art of Rap concert showcasing some of Hip-Hops legends. Brooklyn’s own Big Daddy Kane and Strong Island’s god-emcee, Rakim touched the stage and created pure magic. But they weren’t the only show stoppers: Raekwon and Ghostface Killah from The Wu-Tang […]

HERSource Celebrates Roxanne Shante For Women’s History Month

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Today for Women’s History Month we celebrate the legacy of Roxanne Shante who was one of the first female rappers to hit the Hip Hop Scene. She’s known for her popular hip hop rival tracks during the mid-1980s, particularly her response to hip-hop trio U.T.F.O.  “Roxanne, Roxanne”. Visit for more information Her diss track was […]