The Source is a Hip Hop magazine that has had a fall in integrity in recent years. It was co-owned by David Mays and Benzino, and that meant that Benzino's petty beef with Eminem was put into the articles. Benzino's small time career was promoted with two page advertisements for anything he has a part in. While it pretends that it has no competition, rival magazines XXL and VIBE are quickly gaining ground, which may well have had something to do with Mays and Benzino being sent packing in late 2005 by the rest of the magazine's staff, who editorialized an apology for all of the numerous transgressions of perps who had run it into the ground. Untold street cred was lost due to the sleazy maneuvers of Mays/Benzino, whether the mag can regain its cred remains to be seen...