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Source, The

Founded as a newsletter in 1988 by two Harvard students, The Source is now a monthly full-colour magazine covering hip-hop music, politics, and culture, published in New York.

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OutKast In The Promised Land

Interview by Miles Marshall Lewis, The Source, August 1996

FINAL EXAMS AT Morehouse College were a bitch. Nearly four in the morning on a starry autumn night years ago, I found myself making a ...

Aretha Franklin

Essay by Amy Linden, The Source, 1998

THE SUBJECT is female singers, and we’re gonna make it easy on ya. ...

Busta Rhymes: Woo Busta!! Professor Rhymes holds forth

Profile and Interview by Amy Linden, The Source, 1998

"BEHOLD. BEHOLD. BEHOLD." Busta Rhymes is quietly repeating the word under his breath He’s in LA, in the thick of sessions for his third solo ...

Lauryn Hill: The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill (Ruffhouse/Columbia)

Review by Amy Linden, The Source, September 1998

WHAT DOES it say about hip-hop when one of the better hip-hop records of the year contains little actual rapping? Thoughtful, passionate, purposeful and unmistakably ...

The Fugees, Lauryn Hill: Lauryn Hill: Black Magic Woman

Report and Interview by Michael A. Gonzales, The Source, September 1998


A Tribe Called Quest: After The Love Is Gone: A Tribe Called Quest

Interview by Miles Marshall Lewis, The Source, October 1998

DRESSED IN A black T-shirt with THE LOVE MOVEMENT emblazoned in silver on the back, baggy jeans, and a blue denim fisherman's cap pulled down ...

Q-Tip: Abstract Poetics

Interview by Miles Marshall Lewis, The Source, April 2002

THINGS ARE ABOUT to change. Trust. The rap industry may soon find itself caught out there as many hiphop fans seek sounds more suited for ...

Common: Against The Grain: Common

Interview by Miles Marshall Lewis, The Source, March 2003

EIGHT DAYS BEFORE Jimi Hendrix's sixtieth birthday, Common sits comfortably in the guitar god's apartment sipping Poland Spring. ...

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