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Got Bars? Audition for The 2018 SOURCE360 #UnsignedHype Competition!


So you think you can rhyme? Do you think you got enough bars to compete with the best of the best? If you’re confident in you or your partner’s skills on the mic, make sure that you get signed up for the 5th Annual SOURCE360’s Unsigned Hype auditions, which will be taking place on Friday, […]

The 4th Annual SOURCE360 Returns to Downtown Brooklyn


The 4th Annual SOURCE360 Returns to The Cultural Epicenter of Downtown Brooklyn Master P, Doug E. Fresh, Roxanne Shanté, Brand Nubian, Lil’ Kim, Havoc, Maino, Freeway, Mack Wilds, Charlamagne Tha God, Elle Varner, Mysonne, Casanova, Jay Critch, Nitty Scott MC, Axel Leon, Bianca, Cyn Santana, Deb Antney, Max Santos, and Many More Set to Speak […]

The Source’s Unsigned Hype Alum: Eminem

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It’s crazy to think there was a time when the world did not know who Eminem was. The essence of The Source’s Unsigned Hype column is to highlight names that deserved more recognition and to hopefully help those artists to be catapulted into the hip-hop scene. Unsigned Hype is forever prideful about being the first to see the […]

On the Rise: Fiesty is Here to Let You Know She’s The Future

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Fiesty, also known as Fiesty the Future, is a female emcee from Brooklyn who vows to dominate the rap game. She had a passion for writing poetry at the tender age of 10-years-old, and she eventually began writing, recording, and performing her music at 15-years-old. Fiesty, 22, has headlined events with Dreamchaser’s Omelly and PNB Rock just […]

Happy Birthday Immortal Technique!


On this date in 1978, Felipe Andres Corenel, better known as rapper/activist Immortal Technique was born in Lima, Peru. IT has become one of the most prolific emcees with a message of this generation and has taken his revolutionary rhymes to a global scale. The Unsigned Hype alumnus has dropped three full length solo projects, […]

Pro Era Producer HansSOLO Teams Up With Flo Kennedy


Clocking in at 22 rotations around the sun, Harlem’s Flo Kennedy is putting in work to captivate and win over new listeners. Teaming up with Pro Era producer HansSOLO for her new single “The Panorama” makes for a smart reveal of the pair’s forthcoming collaborations. The downtempo production enhances her lyrical approach wonderfully, with several key […]

Recap: SOURCE360 Unsigned Hype Competition

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The Second Annual SOURCE360 Festival & Experience is celebration for the entire 360-degree spectrum of art, music, film & television, fashion, dance, sports, and technology inspired by Hip Hop. The Unsigned Hype Competition gives a lineage of dope emcees the intense, but fun opportunity to go head to head for the title on a live […]

Join Us: The 2015 Source360 Unsigned Hype Competition


One of the greatest things about Hip-Hop has always been being able to watch artists grind with diligence and determination with hopes of being offered a record deal and/or an opportunity to build their career. Over the past 25 years, The Source’s Unsigned Hype column has a rich history of shining a light on that […]

Introducing…The 2015 Source360 Unsigned Hype Competition


The time is now REGISTER TO VOTE GET ELECTION REMINDERS Last year, Source360’s Unsigned Hype Competition was one of the many highlights of our 1st annual Source360 Festival in Brooklyn’s Cultural District, and today, we’re officially launching the 2015 competition. Advertisement One of the greatest things about Hip-Hop has always been being able to watch […]