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  1. Summer Walker is officially Over It. The R&B singer has pulled the plug on the majority of her “First and Last Tour” due to her extreme social anxiety. She made the announcement Tuesday in a video on Instagram. “I truly appreciate all the support and love. As you know, I have been very open about my struggle with social anxiety. I want to continue to be healthy and to make music for y’all, so I have decided to cut down some of the dates on the tour,” said the self-described introvert. “I hope you all can understand. I’m grateful for every single one of you, and I hope that you understand that wellness/mental health is important. All cancelled dates will be refunded asap. Thank you.” The aptly-titled “First and Last Tour” kicked off last month. Twenty of the 29 remaining dates have been canceled. The nine cities that remain include San Francisco, Toronto, Chicago, Royal Oak, Boston, Philadelphia, New York City, and Atlanta.
  2. CALLING ALL SPORTS FANS! If you happen to love sports the way that we at SOURCE SPORTS do, we have an event (open to the public) that will definitely be a slam dunk. Make sure that you come out to our first ever, POWER FORWARD NBA Game Watch Party & Game Night, on Thursday, November 14th, at Slate NYC at 54 W. 21st Street in New York City at 6pm. This month, Shawn Pecas, Nick Storm and Willie Colon will meet for an in-depth conversation about the intersection between sports, lifestyle, fashion, getting to the bag and entrepreneurship. The discussion starts at 7pm and will be followed by food, fun and basketball! Tickets can be purchased here. POWER FORWARD, a NBA Game Watch Party & Game Night series, will be held every month in the most popular venues in NYC and LA. Produced by SOURCE SPORTS and Hard 2 Guard, the evening will begin with an engaging Q&A where athletes (both former and current) and entertainers will be asked the questions we’ve always wanted answers to surrounding sports, lifestyle, finances and entrepreneurship. Athletes will also use this specially curated forum to showcase their present and upcoming sneaker releases. Hard2Guard (H2G) is a full scale media and production company based out of New York City. Consisting of three pillars: Brand Awareness, Production and Philanthropy; H2G bridges the gap between sports, entertainment, pop culture and good will, while attracting a broad cross section of adult industry and tastemakers, ages 21-45 years of age who enjoy sports and upscale experience. 100% H2Gs activations, content creation, and objectives as an organization are driven by philanthropic goals. The mission we have chosen is to bring awareness and support to worthy causes through the power of the pop culture community. The Source is the first national magazine showcasing Hip-Hop culture, and has enjoyed over 30 years of relevancy! We remain, since our founding in 1988, the premier rap magazine on newsstands available in over 150,000 stores and vendors across the country. SOURCE SPORTS, established as a stand alone brand and franchise of The Source in 1996, highlights the intersection between sports and Hip-Hop. Tying together the lyrical legacy of Kendrick Lamar- with the fluid jump shops of Steph Curry, there is something magical that transcends music and activity. Come out and see what we have experienced for decades. The post SOURCE SPORTS EVENT: POWER FORWARD, A NBA Game Watch Party & Game Night Series with The Source appeared first on The Source | The Magazine of Hip Hop Music,Culture and Politics.
  3. Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are putting their Calabasas crib up for sale. The superstar couple has listed the luxurious condo with a $3.5 million price tag. The 2,260 sq. ft. pied-à-terre is located in the new Avanti complex in downtown Calabasas and features three bedrooms and four bathrooms. According to Variety, Kim purchased the unit in August 2017 for $1.6 million and hired Vincent Van Duysen, the Belgian architect behind the couple’s Hidden Hills mansion, to design the minimalist interiors. The open-concept living, dining, and kitchen area features high-end Gaggenau and Sub-Zero appliances, wide-plank European oak flooring, and soft shades of grey. There is a semi-private elevator with direct access to the suite as well as a covered deck for outdoor living. Kim Kardashian and Kanye West List $3.5M Calabasas Condo Next Gallery Kim Kardashian and Kanye West List $3.5M Calabasas Condo View Fullscreen 1/8 1/8 View Slideshow Kim’s mother Kris Jenner owns at least three other units in the Avanti complex, which are occupied by family members, including Jenner’s mother Mary Jo Houghton and cousin Cici Bussey. Kim and Kanye have several properties in the area including a 320-acre tract of land in Calabasas, which they purchased in May 2018 for $6.5 million. They recently acquired a 1.5-acre ranch in Hidden Hills for $3 million that neighbors their 15,000-square-foot mansion in the guard-gated community.
  4. Kanye West is bringing Sunday Service to Joel Osteen’s church. The rapper will take the stage at famed pastor Joel Osteen’s popular weekend ritual on Sunday, Nov. 17. According to TMZ, Ye and Joel have become friends and talk regularly, especially following Kanye’s newfound connection to God. Kanye is scheduled to appear at the televangelist’s 11 a.m. service at Lakewood Church in Houston. Kanye will have a conversation with Joel at the pulpit that will last between 20 and 30 minutes. Kanye and his traveling Sunday Service choir will return later to perform during Joel’s nighttime service. Joel wants his congregation of 45,000 and his TV audience of 10 million to hear how Kanye has overcome significant adversity in his life. The service will also broadcast live on SiriusXM. “Kanye used to be about nothing greater than himself. Now it’s all about a higher power,” says a source. Kanye’s gospel-rap album Jesus Is King debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, becoming his ninth consecutive chart-topper. As part of his religious rebirth, he has vowed to not perform his secular music in its original form going forward.
  5. It’s safe to say we’re in the middle of a stream apocalypse right now. Apple TV+ recently launched and Netflix has been dominating the stream wars with their award-winning original content. But Disney+ launched today and it’s definitely going to give all the streaming platforms a run for their money. Disney’s library is mind blowing because it contains Disney-owned content from Disney Animation to Pixar to Marvel to Lucasfilm to National Geographic, including old classic Disney movies and brand new original shows and movies. But it’s a family-friendly streaming platform, which means that it will be able to co-exist with Netflix and other streaming platforms (for now). The Hollywood Reporter says that Disney is allocating big bucks to produce original content centered around some of their original Marvel shows. On top of the wide selection, the Disney+ package comes with Hulu and ESPN all for $13 a month. People are already raving about being able to watch their favorite childhood TV shows at a click of a button. Disney+’s launch was met with some technical difficulties. Thousands of users reported receiving error messages. But overall it was met with seemingly positive reviews. The post Stream Wars: Twitter Reacts to the Release of Disney+ appeared first on The Source | The Magazine of Hip Hop Music,Culture and Politics.
  6. Angel investors and well-known rappers Chamillionaire and E-40, in partnership with Republic.co, have upped the ante for their latest startup contest, with $100K in investment funds and a guest judge in the form of Shark Tank’s Daymond John. As with previous contests, the investment will be awarded to the best woman or minority-founded startup company; a historically underserved entrepreneurial community. The contest began yesterday and ends on Friday, December 6th. To enter, startups should download the Convoz app for iOS or Android and click on the banner at the top of the home feed to see the contest details and rules. Spotlighting the absence of diversity in the startup and investment world has been a long-held mission for Chamillionaire. As he told CNBC yesterday morning, “When people say they can’t find African-American startups to invest in, that sounds a little crazy to me.” He adds, “I feel like minority and women founded startups have been historically under-appreciated so I’m honored that legends like E40 & Daymond John would be willing to help bring more awareness to this problem. Capital and information are things that our community needs more of so we are trying to do what we can to spark some change”. The post ‘Shark Tank’s Daymond John To Guest Judge Chamillionaire And E40’s Startup Investment Contest; $100K Prize For The WInner appeared first on The Source | The Magazine of Hip Hop Music,Culture and Politics.
  7. TMZ reports that John Witherspoon‘s cause of death was a heart attack. The outlet got their hands on his death certificate and it states that he had several heart-related illnesses. The beloved Friday actor was battling coronary artery disease. He also had hypertension, but it wasn’t listed as a cause of the heart attack. As previously reported, Witherspoon passed away on October 29th at his California home in the evening. His family confirmed the sudden passing saying, “It is with deep sadness we have to tweet this, but our husband & father John Witherspoon has passed away.” They added, “He was a Legend in the entertainment industry, and a father figure to all who watched him over the years. We love you ‘POPS’ always & forever.” John Witherspoon, 77, was a legendary comedian and actor best known for his roles as the father figure on the Friday franchise, and The Wayans Bros. The Detroit native also starred in movies like, Hollywood Shuffle, Boomerang, Vampire in Brooklyn, The Ladies Man and Fakin’ Da Funk, and made his TV debut in The Jazz Singer in the 1970s. He did stand-up until his untimely passing and had future dates scheduled. The post John Witherspoon’s Cause of Death Revealed appeared first on The Source | The Magazine of Hip Hop Music,Culture and Politics.
  8. Tear the club up. Trippie Redd and DaBaby join forces on their new collaboration “Death,” which finds them exchanging violent verses over the DJ Paul production. “You talk down on me, ni**a, you gon’ die,” warns Trippie, while DaBaby adds, “A lot of ni**as like to play with they life / The last ni**a who played with my clique, he dead.” “Death” follows “Love Me More” off Trippie’s upcoming album A Love Letter to You 4, the fourth installment in his A Love Letter to You mixtape series, which arrives later this month. In addition to DaBaby, the 21 tracks include collaborations with Juice WRLD, YNW Melly, Tory Lanez, YoungBoy Never Broke Again, and more. Starting next year, Trippie will hit the road on his “Love Me More Tour.” The U.S. leg kicks off Jan. 22 in Seattle, with stops in New York, Chicago, Atlanta, and more. Tickets go on sale Nov. 15. Listen to their killer collaboration below.
  9. Robyn Crawford is out promoting her memoir, A Song for You: My Life With Whitney Houston and she stopped by The Wendy Show. She admitted to the host that she planned to pull up on her with the late singer to confront her about the things she said about them when she was on WBLS. “[After] a long day’s work, we’d get in the car, the radio was on … everyone lived by the radio back then. We’re in the car and you’re like … talking like you lived with us, like you’re roommates with us,” Crawford tells the radio personality turned TV host on Tuesday morning. “We’d be in the car and Whitney would be like, ‘Who is she? Who is this woman? I don’t even know what she looks like!’ Our plan was to go down to Hudson Street … waiting for you right outside,” Crawford said. Williams responded, “Robyn, I can’t even fight! I would’ve run.” Crawford assured Williams, “We weren’t going to fight you — we just wanted to see you face-to-face and have a chat.” Robyn Crawford’s memoir confirms the rumors of her romantic relationship with Houston. This was a full circle moment for Williams who gossiped about it on radio. “All came true. A lot of what I said is in this book!” The post Robyn Crawford Details her Plan With Whitney Houston to Confront Wendy Williams appeared first on The Source | The Magazine of Hip Hop Music,Culture and Politics.
  10. R&Bieber is coming. According to HITS Daily Double, Justin Bieber will release his highly-anticipated new album before the year is over. The project will reportedly consist of R&B songs, which he dubbed “R&Bieber.” It may also feature some high-profile collaborations including a “possible reunion with Drake.” A tour would also follow. The superstar singer has been fueling the speculation himself. He teased “R&Bieber” on Instagram last month and told fans that he would release an album before Christmas if he receives 20 million likes. “Share it, like it, post in your story, I gotta see the demand ;) love you guys pumped for it!” he wrote on the post, which currently has 12 million likes. “I’m almost done but your support will make me move faster.” Bieber hasn’t released an album since 2015’s Purpose. In April, he returned to the stage during Ariana Grande’s set at Coachella where he teased new music. “So anyways this is my first time on stage in like two years, so I had to get my groove back. I had to get my swag back,” he told the crowd. “And by the way, album coming soon.” In the meantime, he has been collaborating with artists including Chris Brown, Gucci Mane, Dan + Shay, Ed Sheeran, and Billie Eilish.
  11. Eminem Addresses Leaked Rihanna Diss

    Eminem is speaking out following a leaked track on which he disses Rihanna. A seven-second snippet of the song, entitled “Things Get Worse,” hit the internet last week before eventually leaking in full over the weekend. It was originally recorded for Eminem’s 2009 album Relapse and a reworked version without the diss appeared on B.o.B.’s “Things Get Worse.” The track finds Em rapping about Chris Brown’s assault of his then-girlfriend Rihanna. In the clip, the 47-year-old rapper says, “I’d side with Chris Brown, I’d beat down a bitch too.” Elsewhere on the track, Eminem raps about beating a sex worker “mercilessly” and leaving her “for dead,” putting Natasha Bedingfield in a washing machine, and murdering actress Dakota Fanning. Following the decade-old leak, Eminem’s publicist Dennis Dennehy has addressed the track. “This is a leak of something that’s over 10 years old,” he said in a statement to The Guardian. “After Eminem recorded it, he scrapped it, and rewrote it. Obviously he and Rihanna have a great relationship.” The song was recorded just months after Brown was charged with assaulting Rihanna. Eminem and Rihanna went on to release several collaborations including 2010’s “Love the Way You Lie” and “Love the Way You Lie (Part II),” as well as “The Monster” for 2013’s The Marshall Mathers LP 2. At the time, Rihanna was surprised that Em wanted to collaborate with her given his past. “I was like, ‘What? Eminem wants to do a song with a pop artist? With me?’ ‘Cause, you know, he always raps and talks shit about pop artists and pop female artists,” she told MTV News in 2010. “So it was more of a shock to me than anything, and then that was the first thought. The second thought was, ‘Of course I’ll do a song with Eminem.’ That’s just something that doesn’t come around every day. And then thirdly, I heard the song, and I just loved it.”
  12. Lil Reese Critically Injured in Shooting

    Lil Reese is in critical condition following a shooting in his home state of Illinois. According to TMZ, the 26-year-old rapper was shot on Monday afternoon in Country Club Hills, about 40 minutes outside of Chicago. When officers arrived to the scene around 2:30 p.m., they discovered a vehicle that had fresh blood on the driver’s seat as well as on the ground next to the driver’s side door. Witnesses told police that a wounded man had been taken away by another man, who was later identified after officers checked local hospitals. Cops were told a male suffering from a single gunshot wound to the neck was being treated at South Suburban Hospital. The victim was later transferred to Christ Medical Center. According to Chicago’s WLS-TV, officials at Christ Medical Center identified the victim as Tavares Taylor aka Lil Reese and said he is in critical condition. It’s unclear what led to the shooting, but an investigation is underway. Following the shooting reports, Reese’s friend and collaborator Lil Durk took to Twitter to assure fans that Reese was okay. “Reese good,” Durk tweeted.
  13. Evander Holyfield appeared on Mike Tyson’s podcast this past week, and it’s so good to hear that they can laugh through their differences. TMZ Sports shared a clip of Holyfield explaining why he chose to figure Tyson for biting his ear off. “People keep asking, ‘How are you gonna forgive somebody?'” Holyfield said. “I say, everything that ever happened, at some point in time, I did it. Mike bit me, I say I bit somebody too … it just wasn’t on TV. I bit a guy in his shoulder. He dropped me, and I didn’t know when you had a concussion, you’ll bite too.” They ended up laughing about the situation. They’re even considering selling ear-shaped edibles to pay tribute to the incident. Click here to listen the clip from Hotboxin’ With Mike Tyson below. The post Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield Laugh as They Recall Infamous Biting Scandal appeared first on The Source | The Magazine of Hip Hop Music,Culture and Politics.
  14. Kanye West’s visit to the Lakewood Church in Houston, which is pastored by Joel Osteen is set to happen this Sunday. TMZ details Ye will be on hand for both the morning and night services on Sunday. Kanye will be on hand at the 11 a.m. service for a conversation with Olsteen about his devotion to God that will last between 20 and 30 minutes. At the night service, Kanye will have his Sunday Service choir on hand for a performance. Sources detail Olsteen wants Kanye to share with his 45,000 member congregation and the 10 million viewers on tv how Kanye “overcome significant adversity in his life.” Another source stated, “Kanye used to be about nothing greater than himself. Now it’s all about a higher power.” The service will be broadcast live on SiriusXM and you can get a sense of Olsteen’s services below. The post Kanye West Set to Speak at Joel Olsteen’s Church This Sunday appeared first on The Source | The Magazine of Hip Hop Music,Culture and Politics.
  15. Fabolous returned to the Drink Champs podcast and he shared a bunch of stories behind his hit records, and the beginning of his major label career. Apparently there was a small mix up about his 2007 collaboration with Ne-Yo, “Make Me Better.” JAY-Z originally passed on the Timbaland-produced beat, and as the Brooklyn rapper was gearing up to release it as a single, he learned that the beat was also given to Eve. But after a brief conversation, the Pitbull in a skirt let him have the record. “She really didn’t know and we went to dinner, and she was like, ‘Y’all can have the record and it’s all good,’” Fabolous said. “Imagine my catalog without ‘Make Me Better’ in it.” Fab also recalled a heated conversation with Kid Cudi because the Man on the Moon rapper didn’t get credited for co-producing “You Be Killin Em” with Ryan Leslie. “He like, ‘Yo Fab, I did that joint with Ryan Leslie, I ain’t got my credit or my money,’” Fabolous said. “Cudi, bruh… why you on my line with this. ‘I’m supposed to have credit or money or something.’ You gotta relax, Kid Cudi. You blocked and everything right now… I gotta unfollow you and everything. ‘I don’t know why you calling me. That’s not even my call.’ The song is a hit already, what you talking to me for.” Another interesting story he shared was that he paid Lil Wayne 100,000 and four bottles of champagne for a song that never saw the light of day. Fabolous wanted Lil Wayne to be featured on his debut project. At the time, the then-17-year-old rapper was signed to Cash Money and on fire. “They were so hot at the time,” Fab said about Cash Money and the Hot Boys movement. “They came to the studio. I think Steve Stoute gave them 100 grand for Lil Wayne [out of my budget]. They were scorching. This Cash Money in like ’99. For the 99 and the 2000.” On top of the cash, Weezy requested four bottles of Cristal. “So the four bottles is there. We in the studio—we thinking that four bottles of Cris means they gonna come in, we gonna vibes, drink some champagne,” Fab continued. “Wayne come in, did his verse in 15 minutes, they was out. Took the four bottles with ’em. That’s my first time even seeing something like that. I’m like: ‘This shit different.'” Check out the full interview below: The post Fabolous Reveals his ‘Make Me Better’ Record Almost Belonged to Eve appeared first on The Source | The Magazine of Hip Hop Music,Culture and Politics.
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