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Happy Birthday Royce Da 5’9”

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Born July 5th, Detroit rapper/songwriter Royce Da 5’9” has kicked down doors in the music industry and demanded a spot in the most talked about ‘Top Emcees List’. Known for his strategic lyrical layout and clever word rhyme, he also has a knack for vividly telling stories through song. Best known as one half of […]

Akon Heads Reggae-Inspired Project ‘Akon And Friends Remastered’ Slated for End of the Month

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Legendary crooner and businessman Akon headlines an ambitious collaboration between Contractor Music Group, Golden Child Records, Beatbopper Records, and Kohanim Records fantastic compilation album titled Akon And Friends Remastered. Executively produced by Billboard-charting specialist Sean “Contractor” Edwards, the heavily anticipated project will feature a bevy of industry familiar names such as Akon, Da Baby, Sean […]

Royce Da 5’9″ Announces New Album ‘The Allegory’


Legendary Detroit wordsmith Royce da 5’ 9″ has recently announced that his new album titled The Allegory will drop later this month. The extensive 22-track project is set to feature the likes of T.I., KXNG Crooked, Westside Gunn, Benny The Butcher, YBN Cordae, G Perico, CyHi The Prynce, Conway The Machine, Kid Vishis amongst others […]

Fans Believe Eminem Subtweeted Lord Jamar, Receives Response


It’s been a bit of back and forth between Lord Jamar and Royce Da 5’9, after the latter of the two defending Eminem. The Brand Nubian emcee stated the hood doesn’t have any love for Eminem, which the Royce objected. In the aftermath, Jamar let off a lengthy response. But now is it Eminem’s turn […]

Tory Lanez Beefs With Royce Da 5’9 on Twitter

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“That’s why u rappidy ass n****s always had the wrong conception of a W… shows why y’all careers look how they look now,” tweeted Tory Lanez in response to an earlier tweet where Royce simply said “No” when a fan asked the Detroit emcee if Tory won the battle vs Joyner Lucas. Tory sent the […]

Hip-Hop’s Hidden Horror: ‘Da Hip Hop Witch’

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Everyone loves a good urban legend and there’s no better time for urban legends than Halloween. Yesterday at The Source, several of us writers were gathered around brainstorming stories for Halloween. We started with the obvious- scary movies. Now, while horror movies have never been known for their high cinematic standards, studio executives have spent […]

Mistah F.A.B. Talks About His Battle With Royce Da 5’9 and How It Triggered The Formation of Slaughterhouse on Drink Champs

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Hailing from Oakland, California, freestyle specialist Mistah F.A.B. recently sat down with Norega and DJ EFN on Drinks Champs alongside west coast legend Too $hort and Luniz‘s Yukmouth to drop nothing but unique hip-hop tales. F.A.B. told an interesting account of his humble experience in the battle rap circuit involving Royce Da 5’9 that lead […]

To Our Daughter: Hip Hop’s Dedications

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This year, Super Bowl Sunday 2018 came with a surprise touchdown when reality-star Kylie Jenner and rapper Travis Scott announced the birth of their daughter Stormi Scott. The internet was in a frenzy as the famous little sister pulled at our heartstrings by releasing a video dedicated to their daughter revealing clips and moments throughout […]

Royce Da 5’9 & J. Cole Have A Possible Collab In The Works

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Royce Da 5’9 is a veteran emcee who has fortunately managed to make his presence known in the era of new school hip-hop with the deed of his duo project PRhyme with the great DJ Premier along with the success of his sixth studio album, Layers, which debuted at number one on the Billboard Top […]

Royce da’ 5’9″ Believes That Big L “was better than Jay Z”

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Royce da’ 5’9″ has spoken: he thinks that Big L is a better lyricist than Jay Z. Appearing on Scoop B Radio Overtime, Royce broke it down, stating that Big L was very underrated.  “Criminally underrated,” Royce da’ 5’9″ told Brandon ‘Scoop B’ Robinson.  Advertisement “I think Big L was better than Jay Z at that […]

Faulkner and Royce Da 5’9” Collaboration

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The dynamic rock band Faulkner is back with a smash hit featuring a verse from an unexpected guest…rap veteran Royce Da 5’9″. The track ‘Keep Your Enemies Closer’ features production by Wu-Tang henchman, RZA. Back in 2014 they collaborated on ‘NY Anthem‘ and linked again for another classic.  This time around the innovative group enlists hip […]