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Busta Rhymes, Yasiin Bey, Lupe Fiasco and More Pay Tribute to MF DOOM

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The hip-hop community closed out the year 2020 with the shocking revelation about the passing of MF Doom. On December 31, in what started off to read as a dedication, a post was shared on MF DOOM’s verified Instagram account with a message from his wife, Jasmine, and revealing the masked rap icon passed away […]

Yasiin Bey is Bringing His Gallery-Only ‘Negus’ Album to Brooklyn Museum

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In addition to performing a Black On Both Sides 20th anniversary tribute concert at Brooklyn Steel next month, Yasiin Bey is also giving BK an extra dose of love by debuting his new music project at the prestigious Brooklyn Museum. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information View this post on Instagram On the 20th anniversary of […]

Happy Birthday to Brooklyn’s Unapologetically Defiant Lyricist: Talib Kweli

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Today marks the rather born day of a lyricist who has eternally contributed to the supremacy of Hip-Hop culture, Talib Kweli. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Alone, the Brooklyn breed emcee is a force of overwhelming influence when it comes to essential rapping. Essential rapping that is centered around the logistics of the Black man […]

Yasiin Bey Says 6ix9ine “GUMMO” Comments Were ‘Taken out of Context’

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A couple of days ago the A$AP Mob released the third episode of their AWGE DVD series and the legendary Yasiin Bey, who formerly went by the moniker Mos Def made a truly stimulating appearance. For less than one minute, Bey is shown reacting to Tekashi 6ix9ine’s “GUMMO” music video saying “Why is everyone acting like this new? […]

Yasiin Bey to Launch Art Gallery for Marginalized Artists in South Bronx

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The beauty of a Hip-Hop mind is that it will always recognize raw talent from a purist stance. Yasiin Bey and advertising executive Free Richardson have teamed up to open an art gallery called The Compound, artnet News reports. Stationed in the South Bronx, The Compound will be a place for marginalized artists to showcase […]

Yasiin Bey And Talib Kweli Reunite For Black Star’s 20th Anniversary To Headline The Week-Long “Hip Hop Homecoming” of The Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival


After over a decade of success, Brooklyn Bodega and their partners are gearing up for the 14th Annual Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival. Despite the attention that’s on the mainstage every year, the good people at BHF want Hip-Hop fans and aficionados to acknowledge the week-long schedule that is generated by Brooklyn Bodega. Visit streaming.thesource.com for […]

The Chappelle Show Turns 15: Check Out the Most Groundbreaking Moments [Watch]

'Chappelle's Show' Set to Arrive on Netflix This Sunday, Nov 1.

Dave Chappelle is known as one of the biggest comedians in comedy, but when his show debuted on Comedy Central in 2003, fans didn’t know just how truly genius and groundbreaking he was. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information In  the short span of three-years and 33 episodes, Chappelle and co-writer Neal Brennan made history creating quotable […]

Jay Electronica Set To Perform At 2018 Governor’s Ball

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Today (Jan. 3), the line up for the 2018 Governor’s Ball Music Festival was revealed with Eminem, Jack White, Travis Scott and The Yeah Yeah Yeahs set as headliners. Current rap sensations Post Malone, Lil Uzi Vert, 2 Chains, and Vic Mensa along with r&b rising star Khalid join the jocular lineup. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more […]

Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) Allowed To Leave South Africa, Not Allowed to Return

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Yasiin Bey  (Mos Def) will finally be allowed to leave South Africa after spending most of 2016 out on bail in South Africa. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information In January, the Brooklyn-born emcee was charged with using a false passport and travel document while attempting to leave the country. Now, the much-delayed case has concluded: After he […]

New Music: Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) Drops Surprise Track, “December 99th”

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Yasiin Bey, formerly known as Mos Def, may still be in South Africa dealing with legal issues, but that’s not stopping the veteran emcee from releasing new music. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Produced by Ferrari Shepard,”December 99th-N.A.W.” was quietly released amid legal battles and his recent retirement announcement. The track features organ sounds reminiscent of classic rock […]