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Kick’d Out: Paris Saint-Germain x Shoe Gallery

TheSource Feed - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 12:04pm

Paris Saint-Germain took on Juventus last night in an International Champions Cup blockbuster game. To celebrate the two huge clubs facing off in Miami, Paris Saint-Germain and Shoe Gallery collaborated with Jester of Red Ribbon Recon (@RedRibbonRecon) to create eleven pairs of exclusive Paris Saint-Germain Nike Mayfly Woven sneakers.

The shoes are created using the limited-edition PSG away jersey on the tongues and in the weave, giving each pair a unique aesthetic.

Only 11 pairs are available, sold exclusively at Shoe Gallery for $400.

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Style Sector: Menswear Maven, Designer, & Entrepreneur, Jhoanna Alba

TheSource Feed - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 11:06am

Jhoanna Alba is the founder and principal designer of ALBA Bespoke Clothing – she is a menswear maven and style enthusiast. Her stellar client roster includes the most recognizable sports heroes and superstars on the planet, from Magic Johnson to Russell Westbrook; her 1100 clients are consistently topping the yearly lists of best dressed.

In addition to styling today’s top athletes for some of the largest sporting events, she has created a niche and inspirational shoe line, Donum Shoes (sizes: 10-18). Donum was created in Milan, is now produced in Columbia and helps to provide single mothers with jobs. A percentage of shoe sales goes to building a school across the street from the factory so their children can be nearby.

Jhoanna is definitely a key figure in fashion that needs to be celebrated!


Find out more about this menswear maven, designer, and entrepreneur below!

What inspired you to pursue a career in fashion?

“I would have to say, my mother. When I was young she taught me how to sew, we would make clothes together while watching sports on TV, now its really all come full circle, making clothes for professional athletes!

How do you feel about the modern fashion industry and the image influence of rappers, athletes, and public figures today?

“Music is very different then sports. Musicians usually have a more casual style that’s very flashy and trendy. I personally like a more polished look, timeless and classic. I think athletes have more opportunity to wear a nice suit and tie, game day, press conferences, etc. We live in an interesting time where the celebrity is so accessible to their fanbase and they can use that power to advertise and influence what they think is trending or important. I love social media because when these public figures are constantly being photographed, they cant wear the same outfit, it keeps my business strong!”

Who was your favorite promenint client that you styled and why?

“I love all of my clients but if I had to pick I would say Magic Johnson and Russell Westbrook. Magic is my mentor and the one who encouraged me to start this company, hes a consistent client and always so supportive. Russell, Ive been working with since he was drafted and his draft day look is very different from his style today! Its been so fun to watch his style grow and change. I have so much fun designing with Russ, hes not afraid to try new things and think outside the box, we are always on the same page when it comes to fashion, I just get him.”

What advice could you share for other women inspired by your career path?

“Have faith. Never burn a bridge. And love what you do!”

What are your next big plans in fashion?

“I now provide Donum shoes and I am so excited about it. Donum shoes range from size 10-18, catering to my larger then life clientele. The line was created in Milan by founder, Gladys Bolivar. The shoes are now produced in Columbia and helps to provide single mothers with jobs while a percentage of shoe sales goes to building a school across the street from the factory so their children can be nearby.”

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On The Rise: G4SHI Releases New Single “24 Hours”

TheSource Feed - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 10:41am

Brooklyn based hip-hop artist G4SHI releases new single “24 Hours” available for stream and download at all digital partners. “24 Hours” is the follow up to G4SHI’s heavily streamed singles, “Disrespectful” and “Turn Me Down.” Together, both records have garnered over 22 Million streams on Spotify alone and have been featured on top playlists across all digital platforms including Spotify’s Rap Caviar and Most Necessary.

Next month, G4SHI will embark on his first ever-headlining tour appropriately called ‘The Disrespectful Tour,’
starting August 13th. Shows will kick off in Baltimore on August 13th and
cities include Chicago, Indianapolis, Columbus, Houston, Austin, West Hollywood and more.

Dates below and tickets are available for purchase now via

8/13 – Baltimore, MD – Moonrise Festival 2017
8/18 – Savanna, GA – Club Elan
8/19 – Tampa, FL – Club Skye
8/23 – Detroit, MI – El Club
8/24 – Minneapolis, MN – The Loft at Skyway Theatre
8/25 – Chicago, IL – Subterranean
8/26 – Indianapolis, IN – Deluxe, Old National Centre
9/2 – Columbus, OH – Breakaway Music Festival Columbus 2017
9/7 – Houston, TX – Spire
9/8 – Dallas, TX – The Lizard Lounge
9/9 – Austin, TX – Vulcan Gas Company
9/13 – West Hollywood, CA – The Roxy Theatre
9/16 – Santa Ana, CA – The Constellation Room at The Observatory
9/21 – Boulder, CO – Fox Theatre
9/22 – Richmond, VA – The Broadberry
9/23 – Virginia Beach, VA – Peabody’s
10/5 – Edmonton, AB (Canada) – Union Hall
10/ 6 – Vancouver, BC (Canada) – Fortune Sound Club

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SZA: TDE Stole My Hard Drive In Order To Release ‘Ctrl’ Album

AllHipHop Feed - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 10:05am


Adidas Opens LVL3 And Releases New Crazy Explosive 17

TheSource Feed - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 9:57am
Adidas has opened doors to LVL3 an ultimate playground for the basketball fans

Coming off the 2nd year, LVL3 is giving hoopers and basketball fans all-over the opportunity to lace up the new adidas hoops Crazy Explosive 17. People who attend will be open to create different looks at MakerLab which will allow you to practice their posterization skills on a 360-dunk cam and enhance their skills with top skill trainers. The LVL3 experience in Vegas celebrates the nation’s top high school players as they compete at adidas Summer Championships.
The Crazy Explosive 17 Vegas LVL3 edition was released today on adidas.com and LVL3’s The Drop. The shoe pays homage to design elements from legendary carpets of Vegas casinos with a burgundy and multi-color Primeknit upper, with hints of gold accented throughout. Playing cards are flushed along the outsole with “Welcome to Vegas” embarked on the heel. LVL3 is located at The Chelsea Theater in the Cosmopolitan Hotel and is open to basketball fans ages 18 and under July 27-28 between 11am and 11pm.   Check Out Images Of The New Crazy Explosive 17 below.   

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‘Game Of Thrones’ Delivers First Major Character’s Death

TheSource Feed - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 9:12am

Revenge is a dish best served in a goblet full of poison, according to Jaime Lannister. Sunday’s episode of “Game of Thrones” came with a surprising ending when Jaime Lannister and his army attacked House Tyrell’s castle, Highgarden. When Jaime found Olenna he handed her a poisoned drink, which she accepted without protest.

But before she died, Olenna made sure to get the last word in. She let Jaime know she was responsible for Joffrey’s brutal death.

“I’d hate to die like your son. Clawing at my neck, foam and bile spilling from my mouth, eyes blood red, skin purple,” Olenna said. “Must have been horrible for you, as a Kingsguard, as a father. It was horrible enough for me. A shocking scene. Not at all what I intended. You see, I’d never seen the poison work before. Tell Cersei. I want her to know it was me.”

Olenna’s death is another major blow to Daenerys’ team of allies. First she lost Yara Greyjoy and Ellaria Sand (and the Sand Snakes), and now one of her wisest counselors is gone. Just last episode, Olenna advised Daenerys to “be a dragon,” so perhaps we’ll see Daenerys heed that advice in the wake of her death.

Though we’re sad Olenna won’t be around to deliver any biting quips or witty comebacks, at least her final moments were just as badass as the rest of her scenes on the series.

Finally hearing Olenna confess to conspiring for Joffrey’s murder was brutal, given how much Jaime truly cared for the boy plus the fact that Tyrion very nearly died thanks to Olenna letting him take the fall for the regicide.

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A Tribe Called Quest Declares Panorama Festival As Their Final NYC Performance (VIDEO)

AllHipHop Feed - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 9:00am


Kendrick Lamar Delivers “LOYALTY.” Video, Bonus ‘4:44’ Tracks | Source News Flash

TheSource Feed - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 8:51am

Today in Source News Flash: Last Friday (July 28), Kendrick Lamar finally delivered visual for his joint track with Rihanna, “LOYALTY.”
Bonus tracks from JAY-Z’s 4:44 became available on Tidal.
Frank Ocean closed out the first night of the Panorama Music Festival with an intimate performance, filmed by Spike Jonze. And everybody loved it.

Staying on Frank Ocean’s topic, you can cop his anti-discrimination T-shirt for just $19. Shop it here.
Sources confirm that the OFF-WHITE x Air Jordan 1 sneakers have an official release date – September 1, 2017.

Vladimir Putin’s cutting staff at US diplomatic missions Russia in response to the sanctions bill that Congress passed last week. Seven hundred and fifty-five people will have to “stop their activities” by September 1. That will leave about 455 people, which matches the number of Russian diplomats currently in the US.

Colin Kaepernick firmly remains an option for the Baltimore Ravens, owner Steve Bisciotti and team president Dick Cass said Sunday.

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Nine People Dead After Venezuela’s Bloody Election

TheSource Feed - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 8:39am

At least nine people, including an election candidate, have been killed in the past 24 hours in Venezuela as the country voted for an all-powerful new legislative body tasked with reforming the country’s constitution.

Country’s opposition parties boycotted Sunday’s polls, which they say is aimed at consolidating President Nicolas Maduro’s power.

Counting of ballots across Venezuela began on Sunday night after the voting was extended by an hour. Preliminary results were expected before the end of the day.

Shootings at protests killed a 13-year-old and a 17-year-old in the western state of Tachira. A soldier was also shot dead there. The death toll also included a 30-year-old regional leader of a youth opposition party in the northeast town of Cumana and two protesters in the western state of Merida.

Anti-Maduro activists wearing hoods or masks erected barricades on roads and scuffles broke out with security forces who moved in quickly to disperse the demonstrators.

The president, elected in 2013, has faced months of protests for presiding over a debilitating economic crisis that has seen high inflation rate and shortages of food and other basic amenities.

He has pressed ahead with the vote to create the all-powerful constituent assembly or temporary parliament despite US sanctions and months of violence which has claimed the lives of around 120 people.

The US has condemned the violence, urging governments in “the region and around the world to take strong action to hold accountable those who undermine democracy, deny human rights”.

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Z-Ro Reportedly Sent Just Brittany Audio Confessing To Assaulting Her

AllHipHop Feed - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 8:04am


‘The Breakfast Club’ Faces Backlash For Lil Duval’s Comments About Transgender Women

AllHipHop Feed - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 7:15am


Vic Mensa Blasts R. Kelly: He’s A Scumbag And A Very Dirty Man (VIDEO)

AllHipHop Feed - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 6:25am


Vic Mensa on R.Kelly: “He needs to be locked away forever.”

TheSource Feed - Sun, 07/30/2017 - 10:06pm

Vic Mensa is one rapper among many others who isn’t afraid to let anyone know exactly how he feels, pun intended. He’s just released his new album The Autobiography and TMZ who recently caught up with the Chicago rapper asked about two pretty big names in the media, especially right now. When asked about how he felt about Justin Beiber cancelling the remainder of his tour dates, in which Mensa was set to open for, he paused for a second before he answered truthfully. “[He’s] been on tour for two-and-a-half years straight, touring the same album. That can be exhausting,” Mensa said sympathizing with the pop star. “I’ve cancelled s*** before so I got to understand where he’s coming from.”

When asked about R.Kelly, Mensa wasted no time firing back a response. Mensa referred to Kelly as a “scumbag,” and a “very dirty man.” Before the end of the clip, Mensa added that Kelly should “be locked away forever.” Watch the full video of Mensa’s quick Q&A above.

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The Source’s Unsigned Hype Alum: Eminem

TheSource Feed - Sun, 07/30/2017 - 6:17pm

It’s crazy to think there was a time when the world did not know who Eminem was. The essence of The Source’s Unsigned Hype column is to highlight names that deserved more recognition and to hopefully help those artists to be catapulted into the hip-hop scene. Unsigned Hype is forever prideful about being the first to see the potential in many big-name rappers, but one of the most notable alumni is definitely none other than Slim Shady.

Marshall Mathers, aka Eminem, first appeared on The Source in March of 1998. Riggs Morales, who was a writer at The Source and is now vice president of A&R at Atlantic Records, penned an article about a dope new rapper from Detroit. Little did Morales know that his piece would be the start of the career of a hip-hop legend, and his article would be seen as one of the most iconic hip-hop editorials.

The article aged extremely well, and reading it over in 2017 will make you wonder how Morales was able to hit it so spot on. “Point blank, this ain’t your average cat,” he writes. “This Motor City kid is a one-of-a-kind talent and he’s about to blow past the competition, leaving many melted microphones in the dust.” Judging by the immensely successful career, which includes fifteen Grammys, countless chart-toppers, a great acting debut and the title as one of the best-selling artists of the 2000’s, the words of his Unsigned Hype article were right. Eminem has become a trail-blazing rapper who has influenced  a sea of artists and fans, which is why documenting the culture is so crucial. The short and sweet article about Eminem in 1998 reminds us of a time where Em’s flow and aura was still fresh and new, and it’s just another way to save a bit of hip-hop history.

Read the full original article below!


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Ang P “Vibes And Dreams” On His New Project

AllHipHop Feed - Sun, 07/30/2017 - 5:24pm


Nanu Alidina – “Crown” (Video)

AllHipHop Feed - Sun, 07/30/2017 - 5:01pm


The Roots Executive Producing TV Version Of “Rap Yearbook”

AllHipHop Feed - Sun, 07/30/2017 - 3:21pm


Lil Boosie Jacked For Over $300,000 – By His Own Brother

AllHipHop Feed - Sun, 07/30/2017 - 12:46pm


The Bonus Tracks On JAY-Z’s ‘4:44’ Are Now On Tidal

TheSource Feed - Sat, 07/29/2017 - 3:12pm

At 4:44 this morning JAY-Z released 4:44 Bonus, which features three additional tracks, “Adnis,” “Blue’s Freestyle / We Family,“ and “MaNyfaCedGod” featuring James Blake, on Tidal. The songs were included in the physical release that dropped on July 7, but they were not available on a streaming platform until now.

Listen to the 4:44 bonus cuts here.

Stream @S_C_ x 4:44 Bonus x TIDAL https://t.co/We5OlPBrLl pic.twitter.com/DLgxhg6KQA

— TIDAL (@TIDALHiFi) July 29, 2017

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Rich The Kid Joins Delivery Boys on “Pissed Off”

TheSource Feed - Sat, 07/29/2017 - 12:20pm

Brooklyn-reared collective the Delivery Boys are coming in strong.

Consisting of Lost Boy, Goldwood, Max Gertler, Fresh1, and Tyrin, the group came up in New York City, making music together with their talents extending through rapping and producing.

Gearing up for their upcoming EP, the group is set to release a flurry of music in the coming future and their latest offering comes in the form of  “Pissed Off,” a solid collaboration with the Atlanta-based Rich The Kid.

Produced by fellow Delivery Boys member NOTRUST, “Pissed Off” arrives packaged as a boastful anthem in which all parties bring their lifestyles to the forefront.

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