Rihanna Celebrates First Bajan Female Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley

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As Barbados is welcomed into the foray of nations in the Western Hemisphere that have embraced female leadership, Rihanna expressed her joy via social media. Visit for more information The Caribbean nation of Barbados is ushered into the 21st century with its first female prime minister, Mia Amor Mottley. As head of the Barbados Labour […]

The Aaron Schlossberg Apology Tour: Too Little, Too Late?


There’s nothing left to do but apologize when it all falls down, and that’s just what social pariah Aaron Schlossberg is doing right about now. Visit for more information Karma has come full circle for the embattled lawyer. After not just one, but a series of racist rants have come to light, Schlossberg is starting to feel […]

Michelle Obama Empowers College Youth With Epic #TBT Post

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With shows like Grownish and Dear White People chronicling higher education for people of color, it’s empowering to see Michelle Obama also share her college experience. Visit for more information In decades old Throw Back Tuesday post, Michelle Obama shared a picture from her early days at Princeton University. For her it was a […]

Top 10 Hip Hop and R&B Grammy Performances

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Visit for more information As we all get ready for the Grammy’s this Sunday, take a minute to countdown with us the Top 10 Hip Hop and R&B performances.  10. 1989: Whitney Houston – “One Moment in Time” Advertisement Following the 1988 Summer Olympics in South Korea, the performance by Whitney Houston was appropriately […]

Exclusive: Lola Monroe, aka “Queen Roe” Goldie RemiXX [Official] Video

Visit for more information The young, talented, and beautiful Lola Monroe, aka Queen Roe, gives @TheSource another exclusive video look into her life. Taylor Gang’s first lady shows off her Ethiopian-meets-American swag with the visuals to her remiXX of A.$.A.P. Rocky’s track “Goldie.” With her latest video, she remains true to herself and the DMV district, as […]

The Source & 1800 Tequila Host H.N.I.C 3 Listening

Visit for more information Last Thursday The Source partnered up with 1800 Tequila to host the sole listening session for Prodigy’s H.N.I.C. 3 album. Radio personalities, bloggers and industry folks alike made their way to Daddy’s House Studio for the exclusive listen with Prodigy himself proctoring.  The Queens MC played multiple tracks off the […]

The Source Backstage 2012 BET Awards Preview

Visit for more information Here’s a recap of our coverage backstage from the 2012 BET Awards weekend. The Source and host TT Torez check in with some of the hottest names in today’s Hip-Hop. Look out for plenty of content this week from, this is just a preview!  Advertisement  – Sean Lynch (@Kiddfuture)

4th & Inchez -Living A Dream

Visit for more information by: Bernadette Giacomazzo/@bgiacomazzo for The Source Magazine   Advertisement It’s not every day that we hear about hot new hip-hop coming out of Houston, TX, but the trio of 4th & Inchez are representing nicely with their new song, “Living a Dream.”   What makes this song so remarkable is its […] Presents: Beat The Staff – Kirko Bangz (Video)

Visit for more information   Kirko Bangz stopped by The Source offices recently to be a contestant on our trivial pursuit segment, “Beat The Staff” [Pause]. The questions on this latest episode ranged from Kurt Cobain to the chronological order of Eminem’s albums and more. See if Kirko was able to walk away with […]

Exclusive: King Louie Chats With The Source

Visit for more information There’s a new wave of young spitters setting the tone in the city of Chicago. One of em’ being 24 year old “Dro-city” rapper King Louie. King Louie is one of many chi-cities rising stars that are introducing the world to Chicago’s Drill-hop scene. The recently chat with King […]

Video: Mac Miller Performs Live At Paid Dues Festival

Visit for more information   Advertisement Guerilla Union drops the first visuals off the Paid Dues 2012 Festival featuring Mac Miller as he performs fan favorites “Lucky A** B***h” and “Frick Park Market.” Check this exclusive footage as Mac Miller explains his experience at this years Paid Dues Festival. -Marv El (@Bigmarv818)

Video: Chuuwee – West Francia

Visit for more information   Advertisement     California emcee Chuuwee is certainly having a busy week. Earlier this week he leaked the remix to “The Crown Don’t Make You King” which features Don Trip, today Chuuwee drops the visuals to his latest street single “West Francia” from his upcoming mixtape Crown Me King. The video gets your attention from jump, Peep the […]

Video: Oxymorrons Geeklife Webisode Pt.1

Visit for more information   Advertisement Queens based duo Oxymorrons are traveling city to city alongside Gym Class Heroes for their first college tour.Check out the Oxy’s recent visuals as they give us a peek of how they handle things in the studio while working on a new Peter Thomas produced record. I think […]

Mixtape: ANTHM – When We Were Kings

Amoeba Music Groups own ANTHM follows his latest single “Never Do”  with the release of his most recent street tape When We Were Kings, which ANTHM explains is ” his ode to a classic era where emceeing reigned supreme. Whether you’re an 80s baby looking for nostalgia or just a hip hop head who appreciates elite […]

Listen: Chuuwee x Don Trip – The Crown Don’t Make You King (rmx)

Visit for more information   Advertisement Chuuwee gets together with Don Trip and drops a remix to Chuuwee’s “The Crown Don’t Make You King” which was produced by Audible Doctor, Dj Next on the Cuts. This record can be found on Chuuwee’s current mixtape Crown Me King  and serves as the preface to his official solo-debut […]

Listen: Reks ft. Kali x JFK x Termanology – Such A Showoff

Visit for more information  Reks teams up with Termanology, JFK & Kali for the new single “Such A Showoff” and can be found on Reks forthcoming LP Straight No Chaser dropping April 24th. All the cuts on Reks Straight No Chaser is produced by Statik Selektah with appearances from Action Bronson, Slaine, Termanology and […]

Video: Shaun Boothe – Child Soldier

Visit for more information   Toronto Emcee Shaun Boothe drops a vivid video for his latest joint “Child Soldier”  which is his musical effort to raising awareness or as Boothe puts it “giving a voice to the voiceless children across the world that are manipulated and physically forced into the armed forces.” The track speaks […]

Artwork – Ghostwridah – “Skittles And Iced Tea”

Visit for more information Poe Boy Music Group recording artist Ghostwridah unveils the artwork of his new single “Skittles And Iced Tea.” which is dedicated to The Family of Trayvon Martin and will be debuting tomorrow on hot 97. Ghostwridah explains his reason for writing and recording this record –  “I choose to do this […]

Video: Planet Asia – Furniture

Visit for more information   Advertisement Planet Asia drops the visuals for his current street single “Furniture”, a smooth melodic and vibrant record off the LA emcee’s new album titled Black Belt Theatre. Planet Asia explains the album title was inspired by classic kung-fu and “blaxploitation”. Shot by Steven Lefkovitz & Paul Symons  Food […]