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San Antonio Spurs Clinch NBA Playoffs for the 21st Straight Season

TheSource Feed - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 8:05am

Not every year you’re going to win a championship, but making the playoffs for 21 straight years should be acknowledged.  The San Antonio Spurs (47-34) can now officially say that they have made it back to the postseason for the 21st consecutive year after they rallied to beat the Sacramento Kings 98-85 on Monday night.

A team that has battled the injury bug and controversy for a majority of their 2017-18 season, the Spurs made sure to make it back to the postseason in a wild Western Conference playoff race.

The Spurs currently sit at sixth in the standings, and with a victory over New Orleans, they’ve assured at least the No. 5 seed but could move up to fourth depending on the outcomes of other games in the conference.

The Spurs have played with 25 different starting lineups this season, including another new one against the Kings. Spurs players have missed a total of 196 games due to injury, with star forward Kawhi Leonard leading the way with 71.

The season has shaped up to be one of the most rewarding of coach Greg Popovich‘s career, despite the adversity and the fact San Antonio found itself in the unfamiliar position of having to fight just to make the playoffs. All the more reason, Popovich should be considered NBA coach of the year.

 

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Brock Lesnar Re-signs with WWE, Still Under Contract with UFC

TheSource Feed - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 8:00am

While the UFC seems to be lacking their star power, WWE has no problem keeping their stars happy and paid. Many believed Brock Lesnar was all but done with the WWE after Wrestlemania. Well, that couldn’t be farther from the truth.

Lesnar has re-signed a new deal with WWE, and it appears one of the terms will allow him to return to fight in UFC.  It was also announced he would again face Roman Reigns at The Greatest Rumble Ever later this month.

BREAKING: #UniversalChampion @BrockLesnar re-signs with @WWE and will defend his championship against @WWERomanReigns in a #SteelCage match at WWE Greatest Royal Rumble! #WWEGRR https://t.co/rr4xAzlrGs

— WWE (@WWE) April 9, 2018

According to Sporting News’ Steven Muehlhausen, Lesnar has signed a multi-year deal with WWE, and current plans would allow him to return to UFC and fight at the same time, as he is still under contract with the MMA promotion.

Dana White confirmed Lesnar was still under contract earlier last week; according to Muehlhausen, Lesnar would return to UFC to fight the winner of the Stipe Miocic versus Daniel Cormier fight that is taking place at UFC 226. 

 

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Nicki Minaj Tweets and Deletes Cryptic Message Sparking New Music Theories

TheSource Feed - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 7:54am

It’s been a year now since “No Frauds,” and it looks like Black Barbie is getting back in her bag.

Nicki Minaj is dropping something soon, and we’re not sure what it is yet. The past two days, Nicki has tweeted and deleted cryptic messages giving fans the hint that something is coming in the next three days. On Sunday, the Queens rapper tweeted and deleted, “4” and on Monday did the same with “3” which gives the appearance of a countdown to what we hope is new music.

If this is indeed a countdown, we should find out our answer to what she’s teasing on Thursday. Albums are typically released on Fridays, so one can assume that we’ll be getting a single but for the fans sake maybe even an album roll out right behind it.

Nicki Minaj has been on a hiatus from social media while she works on her next album that she promised would be a classic. Not too long ago, Minaj returned to Instagram to promote her new BMW commercial, but there was no thought of music coming soon before Sunday’s tweet.

With the consensus being that Nicki is in fact rolling out some new music, the question remains is if it’ll be a full length album or a new single. That will remain unknown for at least the next couple days.

Nicki has been hit or miss with her more recent releases. To her credit, the rapper has killed features on Migos‘ Platinum hit song “Motorsport” and Yo Gotti‘s “Rake it Up,” but at the same time caught some heat from hip-hop fans for her less than stellar leaked verse on Tory Lanez “Shooters” and the lack of success of her “No Frauds” record that despite the Lil Wayne and Drake features didn’t chart too well dropping from No. 2 on Billboard in its debut to Number 84 two weeks later.

With the timing of Nicki’s return, hip-hop fans could say she was waiting out the storm that is Cardi B who dropped her debut album Invasion of Privacy on Friday. The album has gotten a lot of praise in recent days and only hours after its release was RIAA certified Gold.

Despite denials of beef from both parties, there is at least some level of competition between Cardi and Nicki and with what could be back to back releases from the women of hip-hop, there could be a fun debate brewing between hip-hop heads of who wears the crown.

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The Weeknd’s ‘My Dear Melancholy’ Debuts at No. 1

TheSource Feed - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 7:48am

The Weeknd claimed the No. 1 spot on Billboard with his new six track album My Dear Melancholy. Released on March 30, it is his third straight No. 1 debut on the Billboard top 200.

The “Call Out My Name” performer only gave fans a 24-hour notice before dropping the album, but still managed to sell 169,000 album equivalent copies of the new project in the album week that ended April 5. According to Billboard, 68,000 of The Weeknd’s sales were through traditional purchases as opposed to streams.

The R&B singer seems to be in competition with himself with this new album being the highest selling week for an R&B album since his 2016 album Starboy.

“Call Out My Name” has become the biggest record to come from the short album, and is expected to debut in the Billboard Top 10 on April 14. According to Billboard, My Dear Melancholy is the shortest album in about eight years to claim the No. 1 spot.

Right behind The Weeknd on the Billboard charts is Rich The Kid with his debut album The World is Yours, which sold a reported 59,000 album equivalent copies. The “Plug Walk” rapper who sold 6,000 traditional copies of the album bumped Xxxtentacion‘s ‘?’ album to the No. 3 spot.

The full top 10 list will be released on Tuesday.

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Cardi B to Collaborate with Fashion Nova for Fall 2018 Clothing Line

TheSource Feed - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 7:40am

Cardi B is currently on a winning streak that doesn’t look like it’ll end anytime soon. The rapper has flooded the internet since last Friday with the release of her debut album Invasion of Privacy, and her surprise announcement of her pregnancy on Saturday Night Live this past weekend.

On Monday night, Cardi officially announced in an Instagram video that she will be designing her own fashion line with popular clothing brand, Fashion Nova. Prior to the announcement, the Bronx native spilled the beans during her Beats 1 interview with Ebro Darden of Hot 97, sharing limited details about the deal.

Coming out in fall 2018, the collaboration isn’t a surprise to the bardi gang who are well aware of Cardi’s love and support for Fashion Nova. And if you’ve been listening closely to Invasion of Privacy, then you peeped that the rapper even mentioned her love for Fashion Nova on “She Bad” featuring YG; “I’m his favorite type of chick, boujee, bad, and thick. I could buy designer, but this Fashion Nova fit.” In her official Instagram announcement, she said,

“I have designed and I’m still designing my very own fashion line with Fashion Nova. I collaborated with Fashion Nova, they are the greatest people. They are giving me good quality everything for my fall collection and I’m so excited to share with y’all.”

Are you ready for a Fashion Nova x Cardi B collection? Watch the full announcement below.

Its official Im designing My very own line with @fashionnova !!!

A post shared by Cardi B Official IG (@iamcardib) on Apr 9, 2018 at 6:55pm PDT

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‘Hidden Figures’ TV Series in Development Stages at Nat Geo

TheSource Feed - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 7:35am

Television is adding more #BlackGirlMagic in the near future, as new reports reveal that a TV series to the 2016 film Hidden Figures is in development at National Geographic. In the report by VarietyPeter Chernin and Jenno Topping are producing the Nat Geo series. Chernin and Topping also directed the film, which was nominated for three Academy Awards last year. There has been no reported casting for the series as it is in the very early development stages.

Hidden Figures is the true story of three Black women who worked at, and played a major role in NASA’s early development of their space program. Mary Jackson, Katherine G. Johnson,  and Dorothy Vaughan were instrumental in the project that led to the 1969 Apollo moon landing, an empowering story that prior to the production of the film was unknown to many people.

Non-Fiction writer Margot Lee Shetterly published the New York Times Best Selling book about the mathematicians in early 2016 that soon led to the production of the film which starred Taraji P. Henson, Janelle Monae, and Octavia Spencer.

The Hidden Figures film earned more than $230 million at the box office with a $25 million budget, a relatively low cost for a film that turned out so successful. Given the accuracy of the story told, and the interest it sparked in movie watchers, it seems right up Nat Geo’s ally to move forward with production of the TV series. Because its still in the early stages, the series is not yet set in stone.

 

 

 

 

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Topless Protester Who Rushed Bill Cosby At Retrial Used To Be On ‘The Cosby Show’

TheSource Feed - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 3:08pm

The first day of the retrial against Bill Cosby started off with several protests, including one leading to the arrest of a topless woman.

The woman ran into a crowd of onlookers outside the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pennsylvania, Monday morning. According to several witnesses, she leaped over a barricade and removed her shirt before the police could take her into custody just ahead of Cosby’s arrival to the courthouse.

The woman arrested outside the Montgomery County Courthouse during the first day of the retrial has been identified as Nicole Rochelle, 39, of Little Falls, New Jersey. Rochelle, who also goes by the stage name Nicole Leach, was charged with disorderly conduct after entering a restricted area outside the courthouse and charging topless at Cosby as the 80-year-old comedian entered the building with his legal team.

Rochelle, an actress who has appeared in several television shows, was featured on at least one episode of The Cosby Show. She played “Davina” in the season-eight episode of “The Infantry Has Landed (and They’ve Fallen Off the Roof).”

Given the nature of the case, the 80-year-old comedian is charged with three felony counts of sexual assault for allegedly drugging and assaulting Andrea Constand, a former Temple University employee, in his suburban Philadelphia home in 2004. It’s expected that the climate outside the courthouse during this era of #MeToo and #TimesUp will continue to get heated as the case proceeds this week.

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Floyd Mayweather Bodyguard Shot In Atlanta

TheSource Feed - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 2:24pm

Someone from Floyd Mayweather Jr.‘s security team was shot this morning in Atlanta, Georgia as authorities believe that the champion boxer was the intended target of the gunman.

According to the police report, Mayweather and his entourage were returning to the International Hotel in Buckhead from a night of partying when a gunman pulled beside them and began firing. One of the fighter’s bodyguards was hit in the leg as the three car caravan tried to escape the hail of bullets. He was treated in ATL’s Grady Hospital and has since been listed in stable condition.

Mayweather was not injured in the shooting.

No one has been arrested in connection with the shooting at this time.

Mayweather has since posted a Tweet reminding himself that no one is promised tomorrow.

https://twitter.com/FloydMayweather/status/982979458737946624/photo/1?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.themaven.net%2Fallhiphop%2F

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Beast Of The East? Philadelphia 76ers Primed To Show The Process Has Arrived

TheSource Feed - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 2:18pm

No other team is heading into the NBA playoffs hotter than the Philadelphia 76ers.

The  76ers breezed to a 14th straight win on Sunday, beating the Dallas Mavericks 109-97  — notching their first 50-win season since an Allen Iverson-led 2000-01 Sixers team went 56-26 on its way to the NBA Finals.

Not only have the Sixers of today hit stride at the right time, just days removed from getting into the playoffs — ending a six-year drought — but they’ve also secured first-round homecourt advantage by being 2.5 games over the fifth-place Indiana Pacers.

The Process (continually tanking seasons to build up draft picks for the future) is ahead of schedule. The 76ers have two franchise cornerstones in Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid (currently sidelined after suffering a fractured orbital bone, no date set for his return). The team has a lot of young talent that will play hard and let it all hang loose. Everything is clicking.

With their youthful role players and Simmons healthy, the 76ers stand to be LeBron James‘ toughest challenge to getting back to the NBA Finals in the Eastern Conference. The #1 seed Toronto Raptors are notoriously bad when it comes to playoff time and the #2 seed Boston Celtics are without star player Kyrie Irving for their playoffs.

When you’re an upstart team like the 76ers, you can go all out and show the league you have nothing to lose. Time is on your side.

 

 

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Packers WR Trevor Davis Arrested For Making Bomb Joke At LAX Airport

TheSource Feed - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 1:20pm

Green Bay Packers wide receiver Trevor Davis was arrested at LAX on Sunday morning after cops say he joked about smuggling a bomb into the airport, according to media reports.

On a trip to Hawaii with a female companion, the Packers’ 5th round draft pick was at the ticket counter at Hawaiian Airlines being screened with the usual security questions about his luggage when Davis turned to his companion and asked,

“Did you remember to pack the explosives?”

Unsure if he was joking or not(and rightfully so under the climate of terrorism in today’s society), the flight attendant called the police. Even though Davis said he was just kidding, he was immediately arrested and booked on misdemeanor charges of making terroristic threats.

Davis was immediately released.

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Chadwick Boseman Roars As Host On SNL After Black Panther Sinks Titanic

TheSource Feed - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 10:15am

Chadwick Boseman owned the stage on his first outing as SNL Host, gaffs on what took so long.

.@nbcsnl TONIGHT!! pic.twitter.com/otAdXdHExr

— Chadwick Boseman (@chadwickboseman) April 7, 2018

From the moment Boseman started his monologue (congratulating SNL for booking him 2 months after the premiere of his history making film Black Panther) you knew it was going to be something special. Poised with all the swag of Denzel Washington, Boseman oozed charisssssssma while joking that all the good Black Panther Sketches were already done. Noting that Sterling K. Brown (who played his uncle, Prince N’Jobu in the film) already beat him to the punch. Then to top it all off, Keenan Thompson challenged the king’s supremacy as first Black superhero by dressing up as Thundercats hero Panthro! After an unsuccessful bid for the throne, Thompson reminded everyone of his “15 seasons baby” on the iconic NBC late night series.

Legitimately laughed out loud at Kenan Thompson as Panthro. #15seasonsBaby #ThundercatsHooo pic.twitter.com/qFKayg1Z8P

— Ian Casselberry (@iancass) April 8, 2018

One of the highlights of Saturday’s telecast, (outside of Cardi B’s Beyonce style baby bump reveal) was Boseman reprising the role of T’Challa for Black Jeopardy. At first the fictional king of Wakanda wasn’t up to speed on how Black’s in America answer questions on the Thompson hosted parody. Yet when they asked him about Karen’s potato salad, Boseman as T’Challa quickly figured out how this game works. Making the joke that even though he has never had potato salad, he could assume that if Karen made it, “it wasn’t seasoned correctly…and she used a minimal amount of salt.

“Let’s go to ‘White People’ for 400.”#BlackJeopardy #SNL @chadwickboseman pic.twitter.com/rkMmTOVShH

— Saturday Night Live – SNL (@nbcsnl) April 8, 2018

Boseman closed out his memorable peformance on SNL with sketches were he played  a doctor doing a press conference about the first man giving artificial birth, and another where he played R. Kelly in the Magic Mirror sketch. The R. Kelly sketch took place at Disney world. If you’re wondering how The Chocolate Factory singer has anything do with Disney princesses, there is no way it can be described. It has to be watched to best understood. Either way, Boseman who has played such important roles as Thurgood Marshall, James Brown, and Jackie Robinson to name a few, also has a tremendous funny bone.

The video below is not for the faint of heart. Or maybe it is if you think Chadwick Boseman is Black Panther bae.

You never know who will show up in the Magic Mirror.

Full sketch: https://t.co/BDy7Lqe0Oc #SNL #RKelly pic.twitter.com/oWaiG467cb

— Saturday Night Live – SNL (@nbcsnl) April 8, 2018

 

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LeBron Will Come to Your Favorite Team Next Season if You Can Do This

TheSource Feed - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 9:38am

The third chapter of LeBron James’s free agent saga will be written this summer.

In 2010, King James left his home state of Ohio to take his talents to South Beach. After 4 consecutive finals appearances, 2 NBA championships and 2 MVPS in 4 seasons, James left Miami in the summer of 2014 and returned bring the Cavaliers organization their first championship in 2016. The city of Cleveland also lacked championship celebrations since the Browns won an NFL Championship in 1964. This was before the Super Bowl by the way.

That time has come again. Recently, LeBron was asked by Cleveland.com about the key factors in his free agency landing.

“My family. That’s all that matters, said James. “I want to continue to win at the highest level, because I know I can still do it as an individual, and then my family. My family is what’s most important to me, more than anything.

The James family owns a home in Los Angeles, where they often go after the season commences. It led to huge speculation that LeBron James may wear the purple and gold for the 2018-2019 season. The city of Angels is just one of four teams, who have paid for Billboards to recruit the 15 year veteran to come play in their city. The others include Philadelphia, Cleveland, Portland and New York. The Cavaliers visit Madison Square Garden on Monday Night to play the Knicks.

The direction that the season has gone in was not ideal for King James. The big roster changes that occurred in February was a direct result in LeBron’s unhappiness with the team’s level of play. LeBron is wrapping up their regular season this week and gearing up for another title run.

LeBron James desires to be in a city where his wife and 3 children are happy and comfortable and where he can win at the highest level. Good weather plays a key factor as well. And everyone knows, it never rains nor snows in Southern California.

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The Weeknd Nabs His Third No. 1 Album In A Row With ‘My Dear Melancholy,’

TheSource Feed - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 9:36am

In the past few years, The Weeknd hasn’t missed. He scored his most successful Billboard 200 No. 1 album with Beauty Behind the Madness in 2015. The album sold 412,000 units (326,000 album sales) in the first week. His second No. 1 album came in 2016 with Starboy. That album sold 348,00 copies with 209,000 coming from traditional sales. On March 30 of this year, The Weeknd released My Dear Melancholy, a surprise EP which served as his first EP release. The EP sold 169,000 units with 68,000 coming as traditional sales for the week ending on April 5. The strong sales helped give The Weeknd his third consecutive No. 1 album.

Rich The Kid, who released his album, The World Is Yours on the same day, debuted at No. 2 with 59,000 units sold (6,000 traditional units sold.)

To read the full report, click here.

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Chance The Rapper To Deliver Commencement Address To New Orleans’ Dillard University

TheSource Feed - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 8:23am

Grammy Award-winning artist Chance the Rapper will deliver this year’s commencement address to graduates of Dillard University in New Orleans.

The school’s 82nd Commencement ceremonies for more than 200 graduates will be held Saturday, May 12, at 8 a.m. on the campus’ historic Avenue of the Oaks.

Dillard President Dr. Walter M. Kimbrough says Chance the Rapper, whose real name is Chancelor Bennett, is part of a new wave of artists who can openly talk about faith while being in hip hop, balancing the secular and the sacred. In 2017, the 24-year-old’s independent project “Coloring Book” became the first streaming-only album to be nominated and win a Grammy.

“He’s not signed but a multiple Grammy winner,” Kimbrough said, noting that Bennett often gives away his music, movie tickets, Jordan-brand tennis shoes and awards to school teachers. “He’s the artist that your grandmother would love.”

Kimbrough, who’s known as the “Hip-Hop Prez”, teaches a class on ethics and hip hop and has sought Bennett to appear on campus for two years.

This isn’t Chance’s first philanthropic venture. In 2014, Chance used #savechicago to stop gun-violence for 42 hours and since then, he’s forged ahead. And for three years, whether through hosting monthly high school OpenMike series at Chicago’s Public Libraries, raising over $100,000 to bring sleeping-bags and coats to Chicago’s homeless, or raising over $4 million for his local Chicago Public School System, Bennet makes helping others a priority.

“The activism is a bonus with Chance,” Kimbrough said. “I thought he made for a great commencement speaker because of his spirit of being entrepreneurial and authentic.

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LeBron James Admits Two Major Factors Heading Into Free Agency Decision

TheSource Feed - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 7:36am

At the end of the 2017-18 NBA season, LeBron James is expected to decline his $35.6 million player option and become an unrestricted free agent. While he has been focused on leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to their second championship in four consecutive NBA Finals appearances, he revealed some details about his upcoming free agency decision.

In a recent interview with Cleveland.com that he revealed what would ultimately play a role in his decision at this point. “My family. That’s all that matters,” James told the website. “I want to continue to win at the highest level, because I know I can still do it as an individual, and then my family. My family is what’s most important to me, more than anything.”

While, he’s not yet reached his last stretch, Lebron James’s career is headed toward a wind down some time soon and the decision to chase a championship may not be as urgent for the three-time Finals MVP. For now, he’s still competing as one of the best players in the NBA and another ring is still within reach.

Four teams continue to be linked to being Lebron’s next destination. Those teams being the 76ers, Lakers, Rockets and Cavaliers.

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Smoke DZA Dropped ‘Ringside 6’ Just In Time For Wrestlemania 34

TheSource Feed - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 7:18am

A lot of people are familiar with Smoke DZA from his previous work with Kendrick Lamar, Bun B, Action Bronson, Schoolboy Q, Cam’Ron and Joey Bada$$ to name a few and more recently his 2016 critically acclaimed collaboration album Don’t Smoke Rock with legendary producer Pete Rock. One thing listeners may have missed about the man’s output is his annual Ringside mixtape series.

Every Wrestlemania season (Wrestlemania 34 went down last night) wrestling and hip-hop fans are treated to a free EP of material that sees Smoke DZA body slam new verses scattered with wrestling references over beats that have been constructed out of popular WWE theme songs.

The sixth volume of the series has just dropped and has Wale appearing for a shout out/interlude, along with DZA tag teaming with Westside Gunn on the haunting “Demon Eyes”. Then Griselda Records member Benny The Butcher shows up on a Million Dollar Man flip called “Debiase Decisions”.

Ringside 6 and all previous volumes are available through DatPiff now.

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Florida Woman Says Cocaine Found In Her Car Must Have “Flown In Through The Window”

TheSource Feed - Sun, 04/08/2018 - 2:07pm

Talk about birds flying south…

A Florida woman, 26, tried to get out of being found with cocaine in her purse by telling police she had no idea where it came from and that it must have flown in through the window.

Kennecia Posey was in the passenger seat of a car which police in Fort Pierce, Florida, stopped on March 21.

They said there was a strong smell of marijuana coming from the vehicle. When they searched her bag, cops found a bag of marijuana and a small bag of cocaine.

Posey readily admitted to owning the first drug but said the second was not hers.

‘I don’t know anything about any cocaine. It’s a windy day. It must have flown through the window and into my purse,’ she said.

Police did not accept her unlikely version of events and took her into custody on one felony count of cocaine possession and a misdemeanor count of marijuana possession.

She was released on bond.

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After Launching Successful Legal Marijuana Company, 2 Pistols Returns To Music With “Fantasy” featuring Sutton

TheSource Feed - Sun, 04/08/2018 - 12:17pm

Florida’s 2 Pistols has been a known name in the music industry since his chart-topping lead single hit “She Got It which featured T-Pain and Tay Dizm 10 years ago off his debut Death Before Dishonor album along with Trey Songz, Ray J, Fergie of Black Eyed Peas (leaked track) and production from Grammy Award-winning producer J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League. 2 Pistols would also go on to work with French Montana on “Know That” as well as C-Ride, Young Joe plus many more over eight mixtapes and another album in early 2014. After a run with Cash Money Records and as an independent artist, 2P took a step back from music to dive into the cash crop of legal marijuana cultivation launching his company InhaleUSA that specializes in growing premium bud, as well as THC & CBD vape pens.

Now that InhaleUSA is booming in the legal markets he has been targeting, Pistols has come back to his first love with a new release called “Fantasy featuring new singer Sutton. On Fantasy, Pistols gets back to his dirt talk, bedroom raps for females where he has had major success with in the past with records “She Got It and “Lights Down Low. Look for the official video of Fantasy as well as more new music to be released in the near future from 2P.

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Conway The Machine Releases New Project “Blakk Tape”

TheSource Feed - Sun, 04/08/2018 - 12:14pm

Conway The Machine doesn’t mess around. The self-proclaimed Grimiest of All Time (but who would argue) has released yet another free project. Just a handful of months after dropping free album G.O.A.T, Buffalo’s prolific Griselda/Shady Records street laureate has just dropped 10 tracks of hard knocking gutter anthems on his new Blakk Tape.

Dropping projects as effortlessly as his rugged sixteens, Conway declared the release a “tape for the streets” when it was announced on Instagram (March 24). The majority of the production is handled by Griselda’s in-house beat-smith Daringer, with V Don and Bozack Morris also blessing the boards.

Floating atop his signature soundscapes of skittering hi-hats, whispering snares and trickling keys, Conway continues his underground dominance with raw tales of street life that would serve as the perfect soundtrack for The Wire. Ever since his signing to Shady Records, Conway and brother Westside Gunn have proven they are rawness personified. While Westside provides the cocksure swag of the strong silent type, Conway’s streak as the unforgiving muscle not to be trifled with on the cement or in the booth remains.

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Black Panther Beats Titanic with Highest Grossing Numbers

TheSource Feed - Sun, 04/08/2018 - 12:08pm

Marvel Studios’ Black Panther continues to climb the charts, and has now beat Titanic as one of the highest grossing films, which had held it’s spot since 1997. Black Panther can now claim third highest grossing US film of all time. Black Panther continues to break records, and it is clear by it’s all around success that it is a sign for Hollywood to take on more compelling stories featuring people of color.

The next Marvel film, The Avengers: Infinity War, is set to be premiered on April 27. The movie is expected to do well simply because of the appearance of the Black Panther heroes.

Gizmodo reported “Now Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther, having grossed around 661 million in its incredible box office run, has narrowly edged the ship-sinking epic out, cementing its place as the third highest grossing US theatrical release of all time.”

It has even transcended in foreign countries to change perceptions of people of color in China and even opened boxes in places like Saudi Arabia that have heavy restrictions on films that are shown. Now, the next step is for Black Panther to hit number one spot and surpass all of the movies in its place.

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