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Former The Source Editors Revisit How Mag Covered 1992 LA Riots

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In 2020, we are witnessing an uprising from Black America in the form of Black Lives Matter protests and riots as the country gripes with the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Breonna Taylor in Louisville, and Ahmaud Arbery in Georgia. The outpour of anger for many became reminiscent of 1992 after the Los […]

SOURCE360 RECAP: Joseph Sikora, Eden Duncan-Smith and Stefon Bristol Get Real About Hollywood On The ‘Lights, Camera, Action’ Panel

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As the new season of Power approaches, SOURCE360 secured break-out star Joseph Sikora (also known as Tommy Egan) to talk to the ‘Lights, Camera, Action’ audience about his career. Also on the panel, fresh off their Netflix summer blockbuster was lead actor Eden Duncan-Smith and director Stefon Bristol. Africa Miranda from the Africa Miranda show on Facebook moderated the panel.

Exclusive: A Boogie wit da Hoodie Represents New York City on the Cover of The Source’s Inaugural ‘The Future’ Issue

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Throughout The Source’s 30 year history, we have consistently created a platform that recognizes and honors the pioneers of the culture while simultaneously engaging talent discovery like no other media outlet. Celebrating the pioneers and spotlighting new artists has been our mission since the late 80s and has been intricately woven into each issue.  This issue […]

Former Source EIC, Carlito Rodriguez To Write For Chance The Rapper’s New Film

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The Source is not only “The Bible of Hip-Hop,” but clearly a launching pad for numerous Hollywood big wigs.  One of the most successful alum from this distinguished school of Hip-Hop journalism is screenwriter Carlito Rodriguez. Rodriguez was not just any writer, but one that rose through the ranks from contributor to become the Editor […]

[WATCH NOW] ‘A Hip-Hop Carnival of Fun,’ SOURCE360 2018 Block Party Recap

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On Saturday, Sept. 9, 2018, The Source and NorthStar Charities presented its Annual SOURCE360 Block Party in downtown Brooklyn. Kids, families, emerging artists and the general public were treated to a wonderful a day of outdoor activities and live performances at the Annual SOURCE360 Block Party. Starting off the medley of exciting activations was champion […]

ROAD TO SOURCE360: Labor Day Weekend Madness With The Source

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Next up on The Road to SOURCE360 is the 2018 West Indian Day Parade. Every year, during Labor Day weekend, thousands of islanders descend on the streets of Brooklyn to celebrate Caribbean culture and this year, The Source Magazine was in full effect.  Our team popped out on Eastern Parkway, checking all those who came […]

Designer LaQuan Smith to Partner with ASOS on Mass Market Collaboration


Words by Shatay Speights LaQuan Smith, whose designs are favored by Cardi B, Beyonce, and Rihanna, is bringing his sexy garments to the mass market to dress millions of 20-somethings in a partnership with mega online retailer ASOS. The announcement of this collaboration between the Queens, New York native and ASOS is a step forward […]

Join The Team! The Source Celebrates 30 Year & Wants You To Be Down

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Over the last 30 years, some of the entertainment industry’s greatest journalists, editors, authors, cartoonists, comic book creators, screenwriters and filmmakers have come through these pages. By committing ourselves to excellence, we continue to be the launching pad for those interested in crafting their skills in publishing and the home base for those who love […]

Calvin Klein Underwear Becomes Art with Andy Warhol Imagery


Words by Shatay Speights If you were a fan of Calvin Klein’s original underwear collection, you will love this latest offering from the brand in partnership with The Andy Warhol Foundation. Andy Warhol was a visual artist and was the brain behind the pop art style that became widely popular in the ‘70s and ‘80s. […]

FILA Gets Inspired By Archival Soccer Apparel for its FW18 Heritage Collection


Words by Shatay Speights Fashion-forward, sporty and cozy attire, affectionately known to the industry as ath-leisure, has proven to be a trend that is here to stay, especially among streetwear and fashion enthusiasts. FILA has definitely been on top of their game in the reviving of ath-leisure and are showing no signs of letting up […]