Power Plays: The Source Magazine’s #Power30 Shopping Guide

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This article is an extended version of a feature originally published in The Source Magazine “Power 30” Issue #274 Visit for more information “POWER PLAYS”   Advertisement On-Trend Swag For Him & Her Creative: Keenan Higgins Photography: Bola Ogungbuyi + Patrick Neree In order to achieve grandmaster status when it comes to starting the […]

Eminem Dropped Merch and Glow-in-the-Dark Vinyl for Black Friday

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Although Black Friday 2018 is coming to an end, the deals will be going down all the way until Cyber Monday. However, if you’re still out there shopping for some last-minute swag right now, rap vet Eminem dropped some fly merch and special-edition vinyl for those who loved his 2018 album Kamikaze, including the press […]

Source Exclusive: Universal Music VP of Urban Catalog Andre Torres Talks Kicks, Culture and the ‘Urban Legends’ of Vinyl

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Any self-respecting music fan understands the significance, importance and just straight up awe that comes with the words Universal Music Enterprises — a company with decades worth of classic records at their disposal. Now, imagine having that same enthusiasm about the music empire, and then getting the dream opportunity to spearhead its department of urban […]


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Just for the record, the 21st of April is a day every vinyl/hardcore hip-hop head needs to keep free. Visit for more information Record Store Day is an annual event originating back to 2007 and is held on one Saturday (usually just after the middle) of every April. This year there are vinyl releases […]

Biggie “Ready to Die” Vinyl + Hip-Hop Record Subscription Launch


Tomorrow at noon, Vinyl Me, Please is announcing their September record of the month, Notorious B.I.G.’s 1994 classic, “Ready to Die”. The album, remastered for vinyl will feature the original artwork for the first time in over a decade. Visit for more information The collection includes: •2LP, Red with White/Black Splatter + White with […]

‘Vinyl’ Premieres This Sunday On HBO

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HBO’s new show Vinyl will debut on Sunday, February 14. The 1970s period drama was created by Mick Jagger, Martin Scorsese, Rich Cohen and Terence Winter. The show follows Richie Finestra (Bobby Cannavale), the CEO and founder of a record label called American Century. Finestra is tasked with navigating the changing music industry, finding new talent, his […]

ICYMI: Cut Chemist Releases “Funk Off Megamix” Limited Edition Vinyl

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Cut Chemist (of Jurassic 5 fame) is offering limited edition vinyl pressings of his latest release, Funk Off Megamix. Visit for more information Limited to a run of 1000, the project acts as a precursor to Chemist’s upcoming sophomore solo album, currently slated for release sometime next year. Funk Off Megamix was influenced by French outfits Pacific 231 […]

Her Source: MC Lyte To Save The Status Of Females In Hip Hop

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After 12-years one of the most iconic emcee’s, female emcee to be exact, MC Lyte is returning with her album LEGEND Visit for more information With careful analysis of the current situation of Hip Hop culture, we must consider what a MC Lyte LP means for the state of Hip Hop. What does this […]