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Did You Know DMX Had a Verse on Kanye West’s “Real Friends?”

“Real Friends” featuring Ty Dolla Sign was one of the most standout songs on Kanye West’s latest album, The Life of Pablo. Swizz Beatz took to Instagram to announce that his real friend, DMX, was hopping on the remix. But the super producer never specified when it will be released, or if it will be […]

Eve Recalls the Time She Had a Beef With a Female Emcee

Eve Recalls the Time She Had a Beef With a Female Emcee

Competition is intensified amongst the women of Hip Hop. Femcee and newly dubbed talk show host Eve reminisced on her early days when an unnamed female rapper tried to upstage her at an early concert. Visit for more information “Coming up in this business, it’s obviously very competitive,” she said on The Talk. “I had like […]

Swizz Beatz Officially Graduates From Harvard Business School

Swizz Beatz Officially Graduates From Harvard Business School

Today, Nov. 16th marks the day Swizz Beatz officially becomes a graduate from an Ivy League school, Harvard Business School. Visit for more information Back in 2014, the Ruff Ryders producer was accepted into the Owner/Executive Management executive program at Harvard Business School. As described by the university, the course is “focused on corporate growth, […]

Hood Environment’s Drag-On Releases New Solo Single ‘ChoppaTree’


Drag-On, one of the original members of the iconic Ruff Ryders hip hop collective, has released a new solo effort called “ChopaTree”. Visit for more information   The Bronx native’s new single marks his re-entry into the hip hop scene, promising deliver music that will take hip hop back to it’s roots. Advertisement   […]

DMX Granted Permission To Travel While On House Arrest Under One Condition


DMX was placed on house arrest earlier this month, and recently submitted a travel request to a New York federal judge. The request states that the rapper needs to travel in order to work and support his children. His request was approved, but only under one condition: A round-the-clock sober coach must accompany him. Visit […]

DMX Checked Himself Into Rehab

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DMX seems to be having a rough ride.  Visit for more information Following the cancellation of a few scheduled shows in California due to a “medical emergency”, the legendary rapper has checked himself into rehab. X has been struggling with addiction throughout his career, and many fans were concerned for his health after an […]

DMX Cancels Concerts Due To Medical Emergency


DMX has cancelled a number of scheduled performances in California. Visit for more information According to a report from TMZ, the rapper’s show in Santa Ana was canceled due to a “medical emergency.” Additionally, the Los Angeles and San Diego dates have been postponed, reportedly due to the same medical issue. Though no one knows […]

DMX Performs at B.B. Kings


Visit for more information DMX strikes again…. Looking fit, strong and focused, Dark Man X tore the roof off of one of his favorite New York City locations this past Friday when he performed at BB Kings, co-sponsored by us here at The Source Magazine.   The Hip-Hop legend has frequented the venue for his […]

The Ruff Ryders Announce a Reunion Show


DMX, Swizz Beatz, Eve, and The LOX announce a Ruff Ryders reunion show Visit for more information The Ruff Ryders are about to shut down the Barclays Center in Brooklyn with a reunion show. In celebration of the imprint’s 20th anniversary, DMX, Swizz Beatz, Eve, The LOX and Drag-On are all on board for […]

It’s Almost Here: Eve Set To Host VH1’s Hip Hop Honors

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This year’s VH1 Hip Hop Honors will be dedicated to the Queens of Hip Hop. Appropriately titled “All Hail the Queens,” VH1 takes the time out to honor all female Hip Hop legends of our time. Although Eve hasn’t released any recent music, it’s only right she hosts the event as she was a major […]

Drag-On Drops a Series of Freestyles Showing His Flame Was Never Doused

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Even though Bronx rapper Drag-On debuted at number five on Billboard with his first album The Opposite of H20 in 2000 (and sold over 500,000 copies) the lyrical Ruff Ryder never seemed to have gotten enough credit for his success. Visit for more information Drag-On is back on the mic and in the past […]

Eve Talks Marriage, Mike Tyson And New Project With The Breakfast Club


While out promoting her new film Barbershop 3: The Next Cut, pitbull in a skirt Eve discussed working with Nicki Minaj. “It was good honestly [working with Nicki] because you never know”, Eve said. “You know what I’m saying especially females together, women can be catty but honestly she was so sweet and really cool. She […]

Happy Birthday DMX! Top 10 Anthems From “The Dog”


It’s only one Dark Man Unknown and today is his birthday! Born Earl Simmons on this day in “Money Earnin’” Mount Vernon in 1970, DMX has become one of the largest names in the Hip Hop as well as entertainment, becoming a sought after actor on the silver screen, too. In honor of X’s born […]