Last weekend at The Source’s Power 30 mixer, Machine Gun Kelly caused a fuss at the Microsoft Store in Lenox Mall when he got a little too turned up for the store staff’s liking. In an event we reported first, MGK’s two song performance was cut in half when he refused to hop off of the table […]

Last night in Atlanta, The Source Magazine celebrated the release of their annual Power 30 issue with a performance from Machine Gun Kelly at the Microsoft Store courtesy of The Gray Area. It was interesting to say the least. 

OG rap magazine The Source is about drop its 15th annual POWER 30 issue, which features Barack Obama, Jay-Z, Chris Lighty, Nicki Minaj, Bryan “Birdman” Williams, Rick Ross, Kanye West and Sean “Diddy” Combs on its cover. The October/November issue of the Hip-Hop mag will feature a tribute to the late Chris Lighty, as well […]

Once upon a time, Kanye West was begging to be on magazine covers. There have been war stories told about a young and hungry Mr. West walking into the offices of The Source and XXL to play his music for the staff, demanding that he get a cover. Boy have times changed.

It was one of the most infamous interviews the Hip-Hop Internets had seen to date. In January 2006, Raymond “Benzino” Scott, then fresh from the sting of being removed from The Source magazine, conducted an interview with the good folks at In this interview, Zino infamously swore that despite Black Enterprise buying the magazine […]

Back when he was affiliated with The Source magazine, contemplative and philosophical were probably the last adjectives you would think of to describe Raymond “Benzino” Scott. But now, seven years since being deposed from the Hip-Hop magazine, the “Rock The Party” rapper is reflective about his tumultuous, yet relatively successful, time at the publication; and […]

Inspired by a series of pivotal moments, journalist and editor Kierna Mayo spoke with fashion website StyleBlazer for the exclusive web series ‘How I Made It’ – sharing her strides and efforts in making a splash in the tough publishing industry and the importance of dreaming big. Currently the Editorial Director, Digital of Ebony magazine, the Brooklyn native’s impressive career spans […]

If you told us that Benzino would be making press trips in 2012 as a relevant part of the culture, we’d would ask you to puff, puff pass.  But, here we are, and Benzino was a special invited guest to the controversial Breakfast Club on Power 105.1. The Love And Hip-Hop star spoke on his relationship […]

Following up their cover with Slaughterhouse, The Source chooses Meek Mill as their newest cover subject. With his new album, Dreams And Nightmares, about to hit the stores, Meek talks to The Source about what he has to deliver for his debut album. “It’s all about me thinking what type of first album am I gonna present to […]

The Slaughterhouse collective of Joe Budden, Joell Ortiz, Crooked I and Royce Da 5’9″ cover this month’s issue of The Source magazine. I’m not entirely sure when the last time a Shady Records affiliated artist did anything that had to do with The Source, but nonetheless this is a dope look for the Slaughter boys. […]

Wiz Khalifa, Juicy J, Chevy Woods and the yamtastic Lola Monroe land the cover of the latest issue of The Source. The gang take us behind the scenes of the cover shoot, which is on newsstands everywhere now. Check out the footage below. 

When Kim Osorio was announced as The Source magazine’s new Editor-In-Chief in early January 2012, plenty of people were confused. Osorio ran the magazine for years but infamously left under less than favorable terms. After being fired in March 2005, she filed a lawsuit against the magazine and its founders, Dave Mays and Ray “Benzino” Scott, in […]