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  • Lori Harvey Discusses Lessons In Dating With Teyana Tayor
    by Tasha Turner on August 11, 2022 at 2:19 pm in Her Source, Her Source | Hip Hop Beauty Trends, Dating, lori harvey, relationships, teyana taylor

    Lori Harvey sat down with Teyana Taylor on Teyana’s YouTube series Bumble presents Luv2SeeIt with Teyana Taylor. During Wednesday’s episode, Harvey and Taylor had an intimate conversation about their philosophies for relationships of all kinds, and yall know when girlfriends get together the conversation goes in many different directions. Within the conversation, Teyona reminds Lori The post Lori Harvey Discusses Lessons In Dating With Teyana Tayor appeared first on The Source.

  • Jordan Brand Announces New 20-Year Partnership with Howard University
    by Shawn Grant on August 11, 2022 at 1:48 pm in Hip Hop News | Trending Hip Hop Stories, Source Sports | News, Highlights and Interviews, Howard University

    Jordan Brand and Howard University have announced a new partnership rooted in Black culture and excellence. Jordan Brand announces the 20-year collaboration that will foster educational and athletic opportunities that elevate the best in the Black Community. The collaboration intends to elevate Howard University’s sports department, open up fresh recruitment possibilities, and encourage a new The post Jordan Brand Announces New 20-Year Partnership with Howard University appeared first on The Source.

  • OnlyFans Model Courtney Clenney Charged with Murder of BF Christian Obumseli
    by Kim SoMajor on August 11, 2022 at 1:10 pm in feature, featured, Her Source, Hip hop news, Hip Hop News | Trending Hip Hop Stories, News, Christian Obumseli, Courtney Clenney, murder charge, stabbing death

    An OnlyFans model is being charged with the murder of her boyfriend.  Courtney Clenney, 26, who goes by the name Courtney Tailor on social media allegedly stabbed her boyfriend, Christian “Toby”  Obumseli, 27, in the chest and killed him after they’d gotten into an argument on April 3.   She had been in a rehab facility The post OnlyFans Model Courtney Clenney Charged with Murder of BF Christian Obumseli appeared first on The Source.

  • A$AP Relli Admits To Being The Person A$AP Rocky Allegedly Shot Last Year
    by Sha Be Allah on August 11, 2022 at 1:00 pm in feature, featured, Hip hop news, Hip Hop News | Trending Hip Hop Stories, News Exclusives, A$AP Relli, a$ap rocky

    According to several confirmed reports, former A$AP Mob member A$AP Rell has come forward as the man that A$AP Rocky allegedly shot last year and was arrested for upon his return from Barbados with RIhanna. Relli, whose real name is Terell Ephron, alleges that Rocky, whose real name is Rakim Meyers, lured him to a The post A$AP Relli Admits To Being The Person A$AP Rocky Allegedly Shot Last Year appeared first on The Source.

  • Jordan Peele’s “Nope” Crosses $100 Million At Domestic Box Office
    by Kim SoMajor on August 11, 2022 at 12:24 pm in Film, Hip Hop Entertainment | Hip Hop TV, Film and Video Games, Hip hop news, Hip Hop News | Trending Hip Hop Stories, Jordan Peele, Nope movie

    Famed director Jordan Peele’s latest offering Nope  is crossing $100 million at the domestic box office.  The UFO thriller surpassed the milestone three weeks after its release.   All three films directed by Peele have now crossed the $100 million mark, although “Nope” has some work to do to catch his previous releases, Get Out and The post Jordan Peele’s “Nope” Crosses $100 Million At Domestic Box Office appeared first on The Source.

  • Nipsey Hussle Will Receive A Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame
    by Kim SoMajor on August 11, 2022 at 12:17 pm in feature, featured, Hip Hop Community News, Hip Hop Lifestyle News | Culture Trends, Hip hop news, Hip Hop News | Trending Hip Hop Stories, hollywood walk of fame, nipsey hussle

    The marathon continues, Nipsey Hussle is being posthumously honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.  The late, great rapper will receive the honor on August 15th, which would have been his 37th birthday.   The Los Angeles native was shot and killed in March 2019 in front of his Marathon Clothing store. In The post Nipsey Hussle Will Receive A Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame appeared first on The Source.

  • Feds Seize R. Kelly’s Prison Inmate Fund Leaving Him Only $500
    by Kim SoMajor on August 11, 2022 at 12:10 pm in feature, featured, Hip hop news, Hip Hop News | Trending Hip Hop Stories, News, Federal Prison, Inmate Fund, R. Kelly

    R. Kelly, 55 is taking another loss after the feds reportedly seized his prison commissary fund. According to Bloomberg, the singer had $140,000 in court-ordered fines to pay which led prosecutors to request a federal court to seize over $28,000. The Bureau of Prisons also confiscated his inmate trust account with no prior court order The post Feds Seize R. Kelly’s Prison Inmate Fund Leaving Him Only $500 appeared first on The Source.

  • Today In Hip Hop History: Hip Hop Celebrates Its Birth In The South Bronx 49 Years Ago
    by Sha Be Allah on August 11, 2022 at 12:07 pm in Exclusives, feature, featured, Hip hop news, Hip Hop News | Trending Hip Hop Stories, News Exclusives, Birth of Hip Hop, Breaking, deejaying, emceeing, graffiti, hip hop, sedgewick and cedar avenues, south bronx

    It was on this day 49 years ago (August 11, 1973) that Kool Herc threw his legendary back-to-school basement party, which would go on to create the foundation for Hip Hop music through the “breakbeat” DJ technique he used to keep the party rocking. Many aspiring emcees at the time paired ‘the break’ with the The post Today In Hip Hop History: Hip Hop Celebrates Its Birth In The South Bronx 49 Years Ago appeared first on The Source.

  • Ari Lennox Announces New Single for Aug. 12, Reveals Album is Complete
    by Shawn Grant on August 11, 2022 at 10:52 am in Hip Hop News | Trending Hip Hop Stories, Ari Lennox

    Ari Lennox is coming. The Dreamville star announced her sophomore album is complete, and the first taste of the collection of music will come this Friday. “My album is done! Are you guys ready??” Lennox wrote on Twitter. In a separate tweet, Lennox announced her new single “Hoodie” would drop on August 12. There is The post Ari Lennox Announces New Single for Aug. 12, Reveals Album is Complete appeared first on The Source.

  • 2022 Oscars Producer Will Packer Praises Will Smith’s Apology Video: “I’m Pulling For Him”
    by Shawn Grant on August 11, 2022 at 10:44 am in Hip Hop News | Trending Hip Hop Stories, Chris Rock, will smith

    There are no hard feelings Will Packer, the producer of this year’s Oscar awards, toward Will Smith after the infamous slap. In fact, he admits that he is “pulling for” a full recovery for one of Hollywood’s biggest stars. Entertainment Tonight’s Rachel Smith caught up with Packer at the New York City premiere of the The post 2022 Oscars Producer Will Packer Praises Will Smith’s Apology Video: “I’m Pulling For Him” appeared first on The Source.

  • SOURCE SPORTS: Rob Pelinka Expressed His Desire for LeBron James to Retire as a Laker
    by Shawn Grant on August 11, 2022 at 10:30 am in Source Sports | News, Highlights and Interviews, lebron james

    Last season for LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers ended in lackluster fashion. With a new contract available for LeBron James this offseason, the Lakers and general manager Rob Pelinka are making sure that they give reassurance to the superstar forward. Yahoo! Sports’ Chris Haynes released a new report that should bring some optimism The post SOURCE SPORTS: Rob Pelinka Expressed His Desire for LeBron James to Retire as a Laker appeared first on The Source.

  • Ace Hood to Cross the Country on ‘Protect Your Energy Tour’
    by Shawn Grant on August 11, 2022 at 10:24 am in Events, Hip Hop News | Trending Hip Hop Stories, ace hood, Protect Your Energy Tour

    The next nationwide tour by Ace Hood, “Protect Your Energy Tour,” will begin in October. The 30-date journey, which features special guest Slim Diesel, gets underway in Gainesville, Florida, with stops in New York, Los Angeles, Dallas, and Houston before coming to an end on November 12 in Atlanta. The tour follows Ace Hood’s stellar The post Ace Hood to Cross the Country on ‘Protect Your Energy Tour’ appeared first on The Source.

  • Vic Mensa Launches ’93 Boyz,’ First Black-Owned Cannabis Company in Illinois
    by Shawn Grant on August 11, 2022 at 10:13 am in Hip Hop News | Trending Hip Hop Stories, 93 Boyz

    Vic Mensa has announced the first Black-owned and led cannabis firm in Illinois, 93 Boyz. The mission of 93 Boyz is to uplift the underserved while also boosting spirits with the state’s most potent product. This is done by reinvesting in the communities and people who have historically and disproportionately suffered from outdated laws, preconceptions, The post Vic Mensa Launches ’93 Boyz,’ First Black-Owned Cannabis Company in Illinois appeared first on The Source.

  • TikTok Announces New Round of Support Black Business Accelerator Program
    by Shawn Grant on August 11, 2022 at 10:02 am in Tech, Tech News, Technology, Black Business Accelerator Program, tiktok

    In recognition of #BlackBusinessMonth this August, TikTok announced the third round of their Support Black Businesses accelerator program, which aims to elevate Black voices on TikTok by providing exclusive access to resources, advantages, and networking opportunities and is now accepting applications. The Support Black Businesses accelerator program highlights the originality, innovation, and substantive impact that The post TikTok Announces New Round of Support Black Business Accelerator Program appeared first on The Source.

  • SOURCE SPORTS: Stephen Curry and Subway Team for One-of-a-Kind Jersey in Support of Curry’s Charity
    by Shawn Grant on August 11, 2022 at 9:55 am in Hip Hop News | Trending Hip Hop Stories, Source Sports | News, Highlights and Interviews, Subway

    Stephen Curry is taking his boss status on the hardwood of NBA floors to Subway. Curry has his own item on the Subway Series, #6: The Boss, and will collaborate with the food giant to give back. To celebrate his new sub, Stephen and Ayesha Curry’s Eat.Learn.Play foundation teamed with Subway to show Steph chowing The post SOURCE SPORTS: Stephen Curry and Subway Team for One-of-a-Kind Jersey in Support of Curry’s Charity appeared first on The Source.

  • Frank Gore Charged with Assault After Dragging Naked Women by Her Hair in Atlantic City Hotel
    by Shawn Grant on August 11, 2022 at 9:42 am in Source Sports | News, Highlights and Interviews, frank gore, new york jets

    Frank Gore, a former star running back for the San Francisco 49ers, is due in court in October for the assault of a woman in Atlantic City, New Jersey. According to TMZ, Gore dragged a naked woman by her hair across a hotel hallway during an altercation in July. Officers state Gore was with a The post Frank Gore Charged with Assault After Dragging Naked Women by Her Hair in Atlantic City Hotel appeared first on The Source.

  • SOURCE SPORTS: Michael Jordan’s Game-Worn 1998 Finals Jersey Expected to Sell for $5M at Auction
    by Shawn Grant on August 11, 2022 at 9:33 am in Source Sports | News, Highlights and Interviews, michael jordan

    Michael Jordan’s run of sneakers from his six NBA Finals experiences was just on display. Now you can take a piece of his championship lore home with you for a smooth $5 million. The jersey worn by the greatest player ever in his last NBA Finals will be up for auction on Sotheby’s from Sept. The post SOURCE SPORTS: Michael Jordan’s Game-Worn 1998 Finals Jersey Expected to Sell for $5M at Auction appeared first on The Source.

  • Beyoncé Celebrates Madonna Following “Break My Soul” Remix: “I’m So Grateful for You”
    by Shawn Grant on August 11, 2022 at 9:10 am in Hip Hop News | Trending Hip Hop Stories, renaissance

    Following their collaboration on “THE QUEENS Remix” of “Break My Soul,” Beyoncé sent Madonna her flowers, literally. Accompanying a rose bouquet, Queen Bey scribed a letter to The Material Girl. “Thank you, Queen. I’m so grateful for you, you have opened so many doors for so many women,” Beyoncé wrote. “You are a masterpiece genius. The post Beyoncé Celebrates Madonna Following “Break My Soul” Remix: “I’m So Grateful for You” appeared first on The Source.

  • Kendrick Lamar and Spotify Launch New In-App Experience
    by Shawn Grant on August 11, 2022 at 9:08 am in Hip Hop News | Trending Hip Hop Stories, Tech, Tech News, Technology, Technology News | Digital Culture, In-App Experience, Sptofiy

    My Top 5: Kendrick Lamar Projects, a new, interactive in-app experience that allows users to choose their top 5 favorite Kendrick Lamar projects and share them on social media, was introduced by Spotify. Kendrick Lamar’s latest album, Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers, shot to the top of the charts shortly after its release and The post Kendrick Lamar and Spotify Launch New In-App Experience appeared first on The Source.

  • Kodak Black Expresses Gratitude for Being Part of Kendrick Lamar’s Album: ‘He Ain’t Got To Do None of That’
    by Shawn Grant on August 11, 2022 at 8:59 am in Hip Hop News | Trending Hip Hop Stories, French Montana, kendrick lamar, Kodak Black

    Earlier this year, Kendrick Lamar released his Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers album, which featured a ton of Kodak Black. Months later, in a conversation with Spotify’s RapCaviar, Black expresses his gratitude for Lamar, including him in the body of work. “Me and Kendrick got a lot of little things in common that people The post Kodak Black Expresses Gratitude for Being Part of Kendrick Lamar’s Album: ‘He Ain’t Got To Do None of That’ appeared first on The Source.