Wednesday, September 20, 2006

Founders of 'The Source' Start Music Title

by Nat Ives
published September 19, 2006

'Hip Hop Weekly' Debuts Next Month With Former Ousted 'Vibe' Editor

NEW YORK ( -- Hip Hop Weekly, the newsstand-only next act from the ousted owners of The Source and Vibe's recently fired editor in chief, is expected to arrive on Oct. 16 with a guaranteed paid circulation of 100,000.

David Mays and Ray "Benzino" Scott, who started The Source in 1988, were forced out last January amid unpaid bills, allegations of tax evasion and a sexual harassment suit filed by two former staffers. Mimi Valdes was booted from Vibe after a change in ownership last summer.



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