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Support Your Local Rapper: Week of 5/5/14

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Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information If you haven’t noticed, this column is supposed to go up every Monday. In a perfect world, we’d receive four dope projects each week from the four regions of the land of milk and honey. Then we’d present those projects. But we don’t live in a perfect world as evidenced […]

Support Your Local Rapper: Week of 4/7/14

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Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information It’s been about a month since our last SYLR post. We’ve been getting decent submissions for singles and video but projects have been a whole different game. Don’t get us wrong. We’ve been sitting on a couple dope projects but we wanted to wait to give you four quality ones […]

Support Your Local Rapper: Week of 3/10/14

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Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information I think we all need a break from Justin Bieber. From the fake news about him declaring himself to be African American to NSFW pictures of him and his friend sharing a stripper’s fake breasts, JBeebz’ domination of everyone’s headlines is ruining this warm weather we’re experiencing. Let’s change that. […]

Support Your Local Rapper: Week of 2/24/14

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Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The Sochi Winter Olympics may be over but the competitive spirit in new artists is still burning. But the judging powers are always in the hands of the listeners. So hang up the jerseys for the next two years until the Summer games and check out the heat from the […]

Support Your Local Rapper: Week of 2/17/14

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Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Winter Olympics medal count update: USA at 18 total in 4th place. We certainly hope everyone had time to enjoy this long weekend and do a bit more than just post an IG picture of their favorite president. For those who weren’t as luck as some of us, here’s some […]

Support Your Local Rapper: Week of 2/10/14

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Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Winter Olympics medal count update: USA at 5 total in 4th place. While people are anxious for a boatload of albums to drop in the warmer months, the next generation of hungry rappers are planning and making moves. This week, we have four projects-two from the South and two from […]

Support Your Local Rapper: Week of 2/3/14

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Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information If you’re not a Seahawks fan, last night was about the Halftime Show and the commercials. Peyton was playing like his younger brother while Russell Wilson was playing like he’d been there before. But the most important question that went unanswered for me was, where was Round 2 of Erin […]

Support Your Local Rapper: Week of 1/27/14

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Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information A couple things about last night Grammy’s: KDot’s performance with Imagine Dragons deserved an Oscar and Pharrell’s hat actually stole the show. One of the most fashionable men has to be trolling us with that minion studio apartment. You can just head to Twitter if you want every opinion on […]

Support Your Local Rapper: Week of 1/20/14

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Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information With all the buzz surrounding Superbowl XLVIII aka The Cannibus Cup building now, we wanted to make sure you don’t lose sight of the talented artists making their own waves. They may have the confidence of Richard Sherman, but they’ll let the music speak for it instead. And just like […]

Support Your Local Rapper: Week of 12/23/13

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We present four projects that are worthy of a spot under your Christmas tree this Wednesday Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information …and if you don’t celebrate Christmas, I think you understand my sentiment. This week’s #SYLR is a bit different since three of the projects are from the East coast and one is from the […]

Support Your Local Rapper: Week of 12/2/13

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Cyber Monday this year means one thing…four dope projects that deserve your attention!* Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information In case anyone has this column’s aim twisted, consider being featured on SYLR as the official first step to your endless path to getting to the top of the chain and staying there. Notice how we said, […]

Support Your Local Rapper: Week of 11/18/13

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Put up or shut up Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information In case anyone has this column’s aim twisted, consider being featured on SYLR as the official first step to your endless path to getting to the top of the chain and staying there. Notice how we said, “staying there.” Some artists have been putting in […]

Support Your Local Rapper: Week of 10/21/13

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Will you or your friend or your enemy be the next artist featured? Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information In case anyone has this column’s aim twisted, consider being featured on SYLR as the official first step to your endless path to getting to the top of the chain and staying there. Notice how we said, […]

Support Your Local Rapper: Week of 9/16/13

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Step your game up Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information A month has come and gone since the last SYLR post. Fall is approaching. New music continues to pour into our office daily. Support Your Local Rapper has one goal and will always have one goal. That goal is to celebrate next level music. We take […]

Support Your Local Rapper: Week of 8/5/13

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If you don’t support them, who will? Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information This week’s picks are an equal balance of artists you probably heard of and artists you have no idea existed. One of these artists, Shawn Chrystopher, is selling his project unlike most of the artists in SYLR. That should mean a couple things […]

Support Your Local Rapper: Week of 7/29/13

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This week’s batch of local rappers are a bit odd, pun intended for one of them. They’re either presenting music that would go contrary to your assumption of a rising rapper in today’s pop culture circumstances or break any preconceptions you have about rappers, in general. But we like that. We like those who break […]

Support Your Local Rapper: Week of 7/22/13

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You may not have agreed with the verdict on the Trayvon Martin case but let that be the end of our disagreement. Put aside all notions that only dope music comes from a name you recognize-and no, Kanye, your second verse on “New Slaves” is not the GOAT. But we’re not here to debate minor […]

Support Your Local Rapper: Week of 7/8/13

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Let’s stop for a moment from watching the news and hearing about plane accidents, civil unrest, and freedom fighters on the run. Turn the TV off and let’s get back to the music-the new music, to be exact. Because as Bob Marley once said, “One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel […]

Support Your Local Rapper: Week of 6/24/13

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It’s time for that new new in your life. Don’t sweat trying to catch up on the big three albums that came out recently. Instead, be ahead of the curve with the four projects of the future.                           Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information […]

Support Your Local Rapper: Week of 6/17/13

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I think I can feel my feet again after trudging through the mire that was Governors Ball last weekend. And to make up for the absence of SYLR last Monday, this week’s selections are extra promising in talent. Some of these artists are well known in their own right and it’s no diss to their […]

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