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Certified Fly: The Source 360 Conference Hosts Straight Outta Ferguson Panel, Freshed Dressed Movie Screening And More

The Source 360 Festival /Conference returned for a second year in a row and took the streets of Brooklyn by storm! Lucky enough for us, Team SFPL was on deck for the festivities and we must say, what an eventful time it was!

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Our first participation brought us to The “Straight Outta Ferguson” Panel where some familiar faces as well as all speakers of color, touched base on topics that have immediately effected the African American culture within the last decade and beyond. Panelist included:

Fly Girl Yandy Smith – Harris 

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Mysonne “NY General”

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Dante Barry

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Erica Ford

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Laurie Cumbo

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Last Night In NYC: Bloggers Appreciation Mixer With Blogxilla & Datwon Thomas

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Last night in NYC, EIC of Vibe Magazine, Datwon Thomas and Media Personality Blogxilla hosted the 3rd annual Bloggers Appreciation Mixer put together by PR Maven and CEO of Playbook Media Group, Marie Driven at AKOO‘s Showroom in NYC. People came together to mix and mingle while bloggers were appreciated. Artist like Stro and Rell Jerv performed.

Media participants included: Rap Radar’s B.Dot Miller, AllHipHop.com Steve Raze, Global Grind’s Lindsey India, HeyGorjess, and Billboard’s Patricia Meschino; and Maino, Lyve Bounce Ent., Skoob from Das Efx, Justina Valentine, Money & Violence RayDay and Spliff Star made special guest appearances. Media outlets in attendance were The Source, The Shade Room, HipHopSince 1987, Thisis50, Stuff Fly People Like, Strictly Hip-Hop, Industry Co-sign, Mass Appeal, and many more notable media outlets.

Many patrons sipped on Clique Vodka, and others munched on food bites created by Chefbowyyardie. Chef Cubon provided delicious dessert; Primrose Couture Events provided the floral centerpiece, and Monster Energy provided the gift bags.

Peep who all came out to support after the jump….

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Fly LIGHTs: Jeezy Covers Power 30/SOURCE360 Issue, Seen It All – ‘The Roundtable’ part 1 [Video]

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The Snowman himself, Jeezy lands The 2014 Power 30/SOURCE360 Issue! The Avion Tequila ambassador, and talented rapper speaks on; auditioning to be Tupac on broadway, ‘Ferguson’ and much more. Also, below you will find Jeezy’s ‘The Roundtable’ part 1 of 3 featuring Jeezy, Angela Yee, Combat Jack, Kyambo “Hip Hop” Joshua, Shaheem Reid, & Chuck Creekmur. Check it out below…

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Last Night in NYC: Waka Flocka and Friends Live At B.B.Kings Sponsored By The Source Magazine

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Last Night on a very cold night in NYC Team SFPL was in the building as Waka Flocka hit the stage at the world-famous B.B. KIng Blues Club & Grill in the heart of Times Square NYC. He celebrated his hit single “No Hands” hitting triple platinum status and at the same time performing for a good cause as all proceeds of the show went to benefit Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. Renowned hip-hop publication The Source Magazine sponsored the event while DJ Self and Team GWIN kept the crowd “Turnt Up” at all times. Waka wasn’t alone as he brought friends along to celebrate the occassion, Erick Sermon, Raekwon, Swizz Beatz, Maino and Wyclef all hit the stage and performed. Others in attendance were Scarface, Audra The Rapper and Chris Brown’s artist LoverBoy TJ .Checkout the rest of the pics from the night below.

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[Fly-LIGHTS] Big Sean & Rick Ross cover The Source …

So they just gonna put Rick Ross in a yellow fur?

*sighs*

The Source’s Dec/Jan issue is its 250th and a special collector’s edition which hits newsstands on December 27th.  And  who graces the cover might you ask?

Glad you asked.

None other than it’s Rookie Of The Year; Big Sean and Man Of The Year; Rick Ross.

Congrats Fellas!

 

-Stay Fly!

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[Fly-LIGHTS] THE SOURCE x FLI PELICAN x BET Hiphop Awards

 

To aid in celebrating the 6th annual BET Hip Hop Awards, street luxury clothing brand Fli Pelican presented an array of hip hop-inspired pieces that combine music and fashion with official media partner The Source magazine and lifestyle and recording label Zone 4 Inc. creating a unique gifting experience. (Fli Pelican’s Nino Bell pictured above in The Source Media Lounge)


Verse Simmons  was among one of the Attendees who experienced exclusively picked Fli Pelican pieces placed throughout the venue showcasing the brand’s musically influenced pieces.

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The brand previewed pieces from their “No Sucka S#it” line and never before seen Fall line, the fashion experience was definitely a unique one.

Celebrities enjoyed The Source’s Media Lounge where Fli Pelican commercials and promotional tools and key sponsors were made available.

Tupac Shakur’s sister, Set Shakur (pictured above), enjoyed several, hand picked artists pay tribute to her brother, in memory  of the 15th anniversary of his death.

-Stay Fly!

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Fly-LIGHTS: Diddy Cover’s THE SOURCE…

The Source Magazine (www.thesource.com), has chosen Dirty Money Millionaire, Sean “Diddy” Combs, as the feature cover for their Feb/March Issue (on stands January 25th).

‘While vacationing on his yacht in St. Barts, the mega-mogul [fashion, music, film, liquor] talks to the Source’s newly appointed managing editor, Reggie “Combat Jack” Osse, about the challenge and responsibility of being unequivocally one of the most influential African-Americans on Earth.’

In This Issue Diddy discusses; his drive to win, his Dirty Money “pelvic” music as well as his definition of “Black Power”.

We’ll be reading.

-Stay Fly!

[Props to Kazington!]