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Happy 59th Birthday To Cultural Icon Fab 5 Freddy!

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What dictates cool? Originality, tenacity, courage, creativity?  Is it the will to stand alone beside your own thoughts and ideas or simply just being the first and fliest to ever do”it”? Whatever the definition may be, Bedford-Stuyvesant’s own Fab Five Freddy was it’s embodiment throughout the 80’s and 90’s. As the host of Hip Hop’s […]

Doctor Dré Was Shooting a Music Video was Confused for Dr. Dre

Doctor Dré Was Shooting a Music Video was Confused for Dr. Dre

The word around Pelham, NY on Sunday was that Dr. Dre was shooting a music video in the area with London-based pop star, Aaron Paul. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information But it ended up being another Hip Hop physician, former Yo! MTV Raps, Doctor Dré. They filmed at Glamsense Divas Beauty Bar, which was transformed into a […]

Today in Hip Hop History: YO! MTV Raps Debuted on MTV 30 Years Ago

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30 years ago on this date, MTV premiered the first episode of the Hip Hop generated video show, YO! MTV Raps. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Everybody has their own personal memory of MTV Raps. Whether it was during the era of comedians Ed Lover and Doctor Dre or during the Fab 5 Freddy reign, […]

Yo! MTV Raps Host Doctor Dré Announces That He’s Blind, Due to Diabetes

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Andre Brown is known in the Hip Hop world as Doctor Dré, the former host of the trailblazing MTV Yo! MTV Raps show, which helped bring rap videos to the commercial forefront. Now, he’d also like to be known as a guy fighting to help raise diabetes awareness and contribute to prevention efforts, as he’s now lost […]