Top Tracks: October 17 - October 24
Well clearly the big news today is the announcement of Drake's new project More Life, and the ensuing tracks that the 6 God dropped on OVO Sound last night. Dude can still easily dominate the conversation whenever he wants to.
ASAP Rocky Says ASAP Mob's "Cozy Tape" Is "Finally Finished"
The Cozy Tapes Vol. 1 -- which has also been referred to as Cozy Tapes, or simply Cozy Tape, by various ASAP Mob members -- has been in the works for over a year. On Friday night, ASAP Rocky announced that the highly anticipated compilation is now complete.
Top Tracks: October 3 - October 9
Barring The Weeknd's Starboy and any late-year surprises, we don't seem to have a whole lot coming on the release calendar as fall settles in. Gucci Mane's Woptober, Anderson .Paak and Knxledge's Yes Lawd! under their Nxworries title, and D.R.A.M.'s debut album Big Baby D.R.A.M. are all coming later this month, but compared to the summer we just had, that's small potatoes.
ASAP Rocky Announces Partnership With MTV To Create Original Content For The Channel & More
ASAP Rocky was recently spotted working on his third studio album, but there's a lot more in store for the Mob member than just music. The rapper announced a new venture with MTV this morning, which will allow him to bring his creative vision in tandem with MTV programming.
Anderson .Paak & Kamasi Washington Added To Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival
Camp Flog Gnaw, an annual event that began as the Odd Future Carnival and has grown bigger and broader in each year since, has a pretty solid lineup this year. Even so, new additions continue to pour in.
ASAP Rocky Spotted Working On 3rd Album With Jim Jonsin & Lenny Kravitz
ASAP Rocky is all over the web for his always-on-point fashion sense and his new fling with Kendall Jenner, which has been impossible to keep under the radar. He hasn't been making too much noise on the music front, though.
20 Legendary Rapper Yearbook Photos
As cool as rappers may seem to you now, there was a time when your favorite spitter was in high school, and as dope as they may have seen themselves, we're certain that each one of them dealt with some serious haters. We're gonna take you on a tour of 20 rapper yearbook photos, an expansion of our previous list.
A$AP Mob & Rich The Kid Reportedly Involved In NYFW Brawl
Apparently there has been tension between A$AP Mob members and Quality Control's biggest hustler, Rich The Kid. It's unclear where this drama stemmed from, but Page Six reports of a fight breaking out backstage during New York Fashion Week, involving A$AP artists and Rich.
A$AP Rocky Being Sued For Allegedly Damaging NYC Apartment
It appears A$AP Rocky is the latest victim in a new lawsuit. According to TMZ, a NYC landlord is suing the Harlem rapper after he left his NYC apartment in ruins following his lease.
Playboi Carti Has Signed To Interscope, According To ASAP Rocky
Playboi Carti has been steadily gaining hype over the last year, but as far as anyone knew, he hadn't yet inked a deal. Of course, these things can always be done quietly, and while it's not clear exactly when it happened, ASAP Rocky has revealed that Carti has a brand new major label deal."Listen, this n*gga Playboi Carti, man. It's a good time for this n*gga," said Rocky at a recent show, as Carti stood beside him. "Just got signed to Interscope and shit. He 'bout to fuck shit up."
Diddy Tops Forbes' Hip-Hop Cash Kings List Again, Jay Z Comes In Second
It's that time of the year again. Forbes is back with their annual Hip Hop Cash Kings list, and for the second year in a row, we're finding Diddy sitting comfy at the top of the list. Dr.
Black Eyed Peas Release Epic Star-Studded “Where Is the Love?” Remix
The Black Eyed Peas returned Thursday in glorious fashion with an incredible star-studded remix to their 2003 international hit "Where Is The Love?" It's officially titled "#WHEREISTHELOVE" and features over 50 well-known musicians, actors, and other celebrities, including Quincy Jones, Justin Timberlake, A$AP Rocky, Mary J. Blige, Usher, Diddy, Jamie Foxx, Ty Dolla $ign, DJ Khaled, J The Game, Jessie J, Snoop Dogg, Kareem Abdul Jabbar, Randy Jackson, Tori Kelly, Kendall Jenner, Wilmer Valderrama, Omarion, French Montana, Wiz Khalifa, LL Cool J, Vanessa Hudgens, and Jaden Smith.
Vince Staples' "Prima Donna" (Review)
Vince Staples' music has always been jarring and arresting, but that's usually thanks to his voice and his words more than any of the instrumentals he chooses. Sure, 2014's "Blue Suede" is built around a synth line that sounds like an air-raid siren, but is that more hair-raising than hearing a 21-year-old rap the line, "Hope I outlive the red roses"?
The Best Hip Hop Songs (On Spotify) Of August 2016
Earlier this year, HNHH launched a Spotify playlist called FIRE EMOJI: The Hottest Hip Hop Songs Right Now. The playlist is updated on a daily basis. It lives on Spotify and thus is inherently imperfect, because not all super-hot hip hop songs have been added to Spotify. Still, the playlist is generally representative of the best new releases in hip hop and R&B.
Frank Ocean Spotted Street Racing Tyler, The Creator And A$AP Rocky
To say the anticipation for Frank Ocean’s sophomore album is palpable is like saying summers in Atlanta are kinda hot. So when Frank makes any appearance, even just to walk past the livestream camera located at Apple’s headquarters, it sends the internet into a frenzy. Which brings us to the most recent Frank Ocean sighting. The video below was shot by A$AP Rocky and shows a person who looks unmistakably like Frank Ocean leaning out the window of a car as the A$AP Mob rapper asks “DO YOU WANT TO RACE?” Frank Ocean’s response?
Vince Staples Shares "Prima Donna" Release Date, Tracklist & Artwork
Vince Staples has announced that his Prima Donna EP, his first release since his groundbreaking debut album, last year's Summertime '06, will be out on August 26. He has also revealed the EP's 6-song tracklist as well as its cover artwork. The tracklist shows features from Kilo Kish, who appeared on two Summertime tracks, as well as A$AP Rocky, who will guest on the title track. The newly unveiled cover art shows Vince's huge, ballooned head protruding from a normal-sized neck and body.
Kendall Jenner & ASAP Rocky Reportedly "Full On Dating"
Kylie Jenner gets more limelight over here than her model sister Kendall Jenner, and that's because she's dating a rapper, Tyga. We may soon have Kendall Jenner making regular site appearances, as a report circulates today claiming that the Kendall Jenner-ASAP Rocky relationship is for real, for real.
Top Tracks: August 1 - August 7
The next two weeks will see new albums from two guys vying to be the third most popular rap/R&B artist out of Toronto, PartyNextDoor and Tory Lanez (Drake and The Weeknd are one and two, respectively). Only time will tell how P3 and I Told You will stack up against each other, but over the last few weeks, we've gotten a few previews in the form of singles and other assorted loosies. Both Party and Tory pop up in our Top Ten, although here it's obvious which one is dominant.
Lil Wayne, ScHoolboy Q, A$AP Rocky & More To Perform At Camp Flog Gnaw 2016
Camp Flog Gnaw is approaching. This afternoon Tyler, The Creator took to his Instagram to unveil the line-up for this year's annual festival, which takes place at Exposition Park in Los Angeles. This year the festival spans November 12-13. The line-up this year is pretty impressive. Lil Wayne, Erykah Badu, ScHoolboy Q, A$AP Rocky, Tyler, The Creator and Chance The Rapper act as the main headliners. You'll also get to catch performances from Kehlani, DJ Mustard, A$AP Ferg, Flatbush Zombies, Action Bronson, SZA, Joey Bada$$ and many others.
French Montana's "MC4" Tracklist Features Kanye West, A$AP Rocky, Nas & More
French Montana finally has a concrete release date for his album MC4, which is also (finally) getting some buzz thanks to his single with Drake, "No Shopping," although the single caught more attention for Drake lyrics possibly dissing Joe Budden than it did for French.