Category: Music

Lucy Billings

CARRY THE WATER Sassy Time Records ………† CARRY THE WATER isn’t an album that immediately grips thelistener, but is nonetheless a thoughtful, mellow and commendable collection of songs AfirstlistenofCARRYTHE WATER …

Jack Henderson

Jack Henderson asks the audience Am I a romantic? while looking cool and Western in a subtle, city sort of way. In the broadest sense of the word, yes. Henderson …

New Hip Hop Songs 2015

RECORD REPORT The Source ADVERTISER INDEX Paying dues: the age old tradition of putting in work serious work before officially getting on. From carrying crates to frequenting open mics, even …

Bernard Hopkins

Underarm protection you can get! and then look for big fights,” he says. “ Felix Trinidad, Bernard Hopkins, whoever.” Helping Winky chase those hefty checks is Rap A Lot Records …

The Ja Rule Songs of All Time

IRV GOTTI Things take a step in the right direction as Ja takes calls at Philadelphia’s Power 99 FM. It seems R.U.L.E.’s lead single, the R. Kelly and Ashanti collaboration …

Jay Z Hip Hop 2015

Dawg, listen, I don’t have to glorify that, man. I did that.’” With a variety of life experiences, the choirboy tumed inmate tumed rapper has been seeking counsel with many …

Snoop Dogg 2015

STUDIO: RECORD PLANT CITY: HOLLYWOOD, CA (1032 NORTH SYCAMORE AVE/323 993 9300) Creating a homey atmosphere with fresh linens for their in house shower and homemade cookies, Hollywood’s Record Plant …

Nasheim Myrick

PETE ROCK ALL SOULED OUT WITH THE PEN OF GRAND PUBA AT HIS DISPOSAL, THE CHOCOLATE BOY WONDER’S DEADPAN, YET CAPABLE, DELIVERY OCCASIONALLY RODE SHOTGUN WITH CL SMOOTH. BUT WE …

MANNIE FRESH 2015

Return Of The B Boy MANNIE FRESH MANNIE FRESH TRIES TO BRING PEACE, UNITY, LOVE AND FUN ON HIS FIRST SOLO PROJECT WORDS BY CHARLIE BRAXTON “I’m not talking about …

How to Get Great Lips

LIPS If women were allowed to use only one item of make-up, most of us would choose lipstick. As a result, it is slightly surprising that when it comes to …

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YOUNG BOSS: DYNASTY MIXTAPE, VOLUME Always business and never personal, the former Death Row Records inmate takes his destiny and dynasty back to the block for that quick, easy money. …

T-Pain 2015

Clinical tests prove that daily shaving actually reduces bumps. Skipping daily shaving gives stubble a chance to grow and reenter the skin to form bumps. Gillette M3 Power is the …

The best MC’s in hip-hop

OXNARD, CA Stones Throw Records Being the sibling of a revered Hip Hop star ain’t always easy when you’re also an aspiring rapper or producer. Just ask Cali bred MC/producer …

Best Jamaican rappers

51 PORT AU PRINCE, HAITI/LOS ANGELES, CA Real Sovace/Sanctuary Urban Records For more than 10 years, Won G has represented the Hip Hop voice of Haiti. Known for spitting rhymes …

The Best West Coast Rappers

Ball’r Records While many West Coast MCs attempt to change their style to fit current market trends, a dedicated few remain steadfast to their roots. Hailing from the gang ridden …

Maino 2015

Brooklyn has given birth to great I MCs like Biggie, Big Daddy Kane and Jay Z, and Maino plans to “be the head of its next great Representing Hustle Hard …

Real Gangsta Rappers

REAL GANGSTERS MOVE IN SILENCE, AND BROTHERS CHAKA ZULU AND JEFF DIXON HAVE QUIETLY AMASSED A MINI ENTERTAIN MENT EMPIRE TO BE RECKONED WITH WORDS BY ALLEN WOOD5 Ebony Son …

Best DJ Summer/Sipring 2015

BOSTON’S HOT 97.7 FM’S VETERAN DJ CHUBBY CHUB TALKS ABOUT BREAKING RECORDS WITH DJ KHALED, HOST OF “THE TAKEOVER SHOW” ON 99 JAMZ IN MIAMI DJ Khaled: I know you’re …