The Source and Hip-Hop Salutes Barack Hussein Obama with Official Cover

Former President Obama was the Source of inclusion for Hip Hop, he inspired the nation and many around the world. In this issue, The Source and the Hip Hop community thanks and salutes Mr. Obama for all he has done despite tremendous opposition and prejudice. Barack Hussein Obama showcased culture and invited an unprecedented number of visitors to the White House, who created popular culture trends, quoted lyrics and wrote rhymes from the street.

Issue #271 of The Source dives into what Obama represented: a different kind of politician, who possessed charisma, soaring rhetoric, a unique bi-racial heritage, a telegenic family that symbolized the best of American culture, and of course, we can’t forget his swagger! Some of the top Hip Hop heavyweights chime in on the impact Obama has made for the culture and reflect on his legacy.

Not all people were thrilled with President Obama’s performance. Read the varied opinions and articles in this issue. There is no doubt, the Obama family and the former president will go down in history and made many proud.


For more on this story check out Issue #271 of The Source Magazine, due to hit stands this Friday.


Fetty Wap and Monty Covers The Source Magazine


Fetty and Monty clearly have each other’s backs, and we are here for it! Teamwork makes the dream work! 

The Source Magazine sat down with New Jersey natives Fetty Wap and his protege Monty to discuss their business ventures including highly successful mobile gaming app Fetty Nitro Nation Stories and buzzing clothing line Remy Boyz Clothing. The Source also dives into their personal life from the welcoming of new children into their family to moving forward in a positive way after past relationships.

Fetty and Monty also reflect on common musical growth since the release of their first mixtapes.

“Mentally I’ve grown as a man. I’ve developed musically as well…this album is going to be a lot more mature than my first album” says Fetty.

Look out for Monty’s mixtape and Fetty’s album coming soon. For more on this story pick up a copy of The Source Magazine due to hit stands next Friday.

Stay tuned for a very special and powerful second cover which will pay homage to the most impactful and biggest name in Hip Hop.

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Jay-Z Covers The Source Magazine’s Special Collector’s Issue

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Hosea Chanchez and Pooch Hall GET COLOR STRUCK

The fellas of “The Game” Hosea Chanchez and Pooch Hall got a bit color struck for their shoot with Source Magazine for their Valentine’s Day issue!!


Mag Covers: Rick Ross x Wiz Khalifa on Source Magazine

Ricky Rozay x Wiz Khalifa cover Source Magazine’s 2010’s BIGGEST Moments.

Rick is named “Man of The Year” with Khalifa in tow as “Rookie of The Year”, according to the Source.


Peep Behind the scene’s footage of Wiz Khalifa’s Photo shoot after the jump…