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Funkmaster Flex Slams Cardi B for Using a Ghostwriter

Photo: Jewel Samad/The Source Funkmaster Flex is one of the most boisterous voices in rap (the underground version of DJ Khaled), and when he speaks the hip-hop world listens. His scathing opinions have been the stuff […]

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Lyricapsule: Pixies Drop ‘Doolittle’; April 18, 1989

One of the core albums responsible for ushering in an era of frenetic indie rock millennials are still pissed off they weren’t born a few years earlier for, Kurt Cobain‘s loud-quiet idols, the Pixies, dropped Doolittle on […]

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Kendrick Lamar Wins Pulitzer Prize for ‘DAMN.’

Photo: KendrickLamar.com Over the past five years hip-hop culture has seen some notable moments; LL Cool J earned the prestigious Kennedy Center Honor, Nas performed Illmatic with the National Symphony Orchestra and Tupac and N.W.A. were […]

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RIFF’d: Tinashe’s ‘Joyride’

After numerous delay’s Tinashe has tentatively come forward with her third studio album Joyride. As expected, the hold up threw a monkey wrench into the equation as the album’s narrative is disjointed and at times […]

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Lil Yachty Claims to Be a Better Rapper than 75% of his Peers

Photo: Lil Yachty/Instagram Pop rapper Lil Yachty recently jumped on Twitter to make some bold claims about his skills on the mic. It all began when Miami rapper Smokepurpp tweeted that Lil Yachty was “underrated” […]

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Best Lyric Vids of the Week: Volume XV

Nicki Minaj comes out of the woodwork swinging at Cardi B from her new Barbie house digs, Nashville’s Erin Rae Sunday-morning strolls endlessly across a window pane on a self-reflection mission, a Pro Era collective offshoot […]

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Rakim Details Why He and Dr. Dre Never Released an Album

Touré interviews Rakim on VladTV; Photo: YouTube/VladTV Rakim is considered to be one of the greatest lyricists of all time. During its heyday The Source crowned him as the GOAT, and the title has followed […]

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Lyricapsule: Butch Cassidy is Born; April 13, 1866

Butch Cassidy’s mugshot in 1894 at 28-years-young; Photo: N/A The last of the Wild West outlaws, Butch Cassidy, was born on this day in 1866, capturing a piece of the American Dream with a lifetime […]

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Notes from Mr. Sandman: Organized Konfusion

Introducing ‘Notes from Mr. Sandman‘ – a column slapping a spotlight on lyricists overlooked, under appreciated, or just plain criminally slept on. Or like a man named Nas once said, “I never sleep, cause sleep is the cousin of death.” […]

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NBA Legends React to Being Name-Dropped by Famous Rappers

NBA legend Ray Allen talks to Complex correspondent Speedy Morman; Photo: Complex At Nike’s Art of a Champion event in New York City, Complex Magazine‘s Speedy Morman caught up with NBA legends Ray Allen, Rasheed […]

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