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Today’s Google Doodle Celebrates The Birth of Hip-Hop

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Today’s Google Doodle celebrates an essential nugget of Hip-Hop history. Visit for more information The backstory of August 11, 1973 is that it marks the day the legendary DJ Kool Herc invented the concept of the “break” during a back-to-school party he threw in New York City’s Bronx borough. Instead of playing a record […]

Netflix’s ‘The Get Down’ Canceled After Season One

Bad news for all fans of Netflix’s The Get Down. The show will not be returning for second season. Visit for more information Directed by Baz Luhrman, The Get Down was described as “a mythic saga of how New York at the brink of bankruptcy gave birth to Hip-Hop, punk and disco” and was set in the Bronx […]

Gucci Mane, SZA Announce Albums Release Dates | Source News Flash


Visit for more information Today in Source News Flash: Gucci Mane revealed in an Instagram post, that he will be dropping an album Drop Top Wop on the one year anniversary of his release from prison – the project is dropping tomorrow (May 26th). Also in music news, SZA will be dropping her possibly final […]

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Words by: Khari Clarke Visit for more information From The Source Magazine Issue #269 | 2016   Advertisement With the advent of series like The Get Down and The Breaks, we take a look at the history of Hip Hop on the small screen. During Hip Hop’s genesis in the 1970s, the genre encompassed several […]

Migos Drop New Video, AABA Releases Tomorrow | Source News Flash

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Visit for more information Today in Source News Flash: Joey Bada$$ is set for release of his sophomore album All-Amerikkkan Bada$$ tomorrow. Migos release video for “Get Right Witcha.” Tomorrow  is coming to Netflix for season two. A$AP Bari previewed on Instagram his upcoming VLONE x Tupac Shakur project. Take a look at the Public School […]


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Anyone who loves Hip Hop culture was aware that last week Netflix released The Get Down, a slightly fictionalized yet entertaining and informative look at the early years surrounding the birth of the culture. It offers a look at how the first seeds were planted and its growth into the multi-billion dollar industry we know it to […]

More Netflix Less Chill? ‘Stranger Things’ and ‘The Get Down’ Draw In Millions Of Viewers Weekly

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The good people at Netflix are being very humble in regards to their success. The digital streaming service that is making DVDs and movie theaters a little less attractive is racking in millions of viewers annually, for only two shows alone. Visit for more information Stranger Things and The Get Down are two of the most popular shows […]

Watch The Official Trailer For Netflix’s New Series ‘The Get Down’

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From Baz Luhrmann and a team of collaborators including four-time Oscar® winner and fellow executive producer Catherine Martin, legendary MC and executive producer Nas, associate producer Grandmaster Flash, Pulitzer Prize winning playwright, co-creator and executive producer Stephen Adly Guirgis; and expert collaborators, including Hip Hop historian and supervising producer Nelson George, The Get Down is a […]

Nas Writes Songs For Upcoming Netflix Series ‘The Get Down’

Baz Luhrmann‘s highly anticipated show The Get Down makes its debut this summer on Netflix, and the Hip Hop drama has gotten a creative boost from Hip Hop veteran Nas.  Visit for more information Luhrmann attended a panel discussion at the Tribeca Film Festival this past weekend and announced the Queens rapper is serving as a producer for The […]

Major News Announcement From Netflix At CES® 2016

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The world’s leading Internet television network, Netflix, announced that its service is now available in more than 190 countries. The company made the announcement — and the service went live — during a keynote by Co-founder and Chief Executive Reed Hastings at CES 2016. Visit for more information Hastings said: “Today you are witnessing […]

The 15 New Netflix Original Series to Be on The Look Out For in 2016


We’ve given you a rundown of the new titles to expect from Netflix this month — but what can we expect from the streaming service this year? According to CBS News Netflix will roll out 15 new original series in addition to new seasons of series we already know and love. Visit for more information […]