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  • Cover of Cassidy Says Jay Z Set Up His Infamous Battle With Freeway
    Cassidy cut his teeth as a battle rapper, and the punchline-driven style has always had a heavy presence in his recorded material. In a new interview with VladTV, the Philly emcee criticized the current rappers for not being lyric-driven, and accredited the popularization of battle rap with fans seeking out bars.
  • Cover of 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (July 25)
    July is steadily coming to a close and the steady stream of Nicki Minaj verses continues. After appearing on the remix to August Alsina's "No Love," she prepping the release her next single, "Anaconda." The collaboration has a few wondering if they were messing around together, which makes "Anaconda" an
  • Cover of Lil Wayne Launching Sports Agency, Cristiano Ronaldo To Be First Client
    According to a new report by TMZ, known sports fanatic Lil Wayne is well on the way to starting his own sports agency, already securing a potential first client in Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo.
  • Cover of Memphis Bleek Confirms Jay Z Ghostwrote Lyrics For Him
    One of the more notable guest appearances on Jay Z's classic debut album Reasonable Doubt was from a 15-year-old emcee by the name of Memphis Bleek.
  • Cover of Big Sean's Ex-Fiancee Naya Rivera Marries New Man Three Months After Break Up
    Not strictly hip-hop news, but it's making the rounds today across Twitter and the blogs: Naya Rivera married her new boyfriend just three months after breaking things off with Big Sean.
  • Cover of Louis Farrakhan "Proud" Of Jay Z & Jay Electronica For Representing Five Percent Nation
    Minister Louis Farrakhan has penned a letter addressing Jay Z and Jay Electronica's representation of The Five Percent Nation at the 10th annual Brookyln Hip-Hop Festival that took place earlier this month.
  • Cover of Ray J Charged With Sexual Battery, Resisting Arrest
    Back in May, police were called to the Beverly Wilshire Hotel, when it was reported that Ray J had "made contact" with a woman's rear end, against her will.
  • Cover of The Five Percent Nation: A Brief History Lesson
    Last week, at the Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival, Jay Electronica gave fans a set to remember as he brought out labelmate Jay Z, Mac Miller, J. Cole, and Talib Kweli. Born in New Orleans, Louisiana, Jay is an elusive rapper and producer who joined Jay Z’s Roc Nation roster label in 2010.
  • Cover of Wiz  Khalifa & Snoop Dogg Announce "Mac & Devin Go To High School" Sequel
    Wiz Khalifa and Snoop Dogg solidified their status as stoner buddies by filming the stoner buddy comedy, "Mac & Devin Go To High School" in 2012. The movie came complete with a full original soundtrack from the multi-generational pot enthusiasts.
  • Cover of Kanye West Speaks On Drake, New Single "All Day", Marrying Kim Kardashian & More
    At the end of last week, GQ magazine revealed that Kanye West takes the cover of their new issue.
  • Cover of Jay Z & Beyonce Rumored To Separate After Tour
    According to a report by the NY Post, Jay Z and Beyonce are "trying to figure out a way to split without divorcing," with their joint tour being cited as a reason for papers not being finalized.
  • Cover of Christina Milian Denies Lil Wayne Dating Rumors
    When Lil Wayne and Christina Milian were spotted at the 2014 ESPYs, dating rumors instantly ignited. The fact that they left the venue holding hands only fed fuel to the fire. Of course TMZ decided to get to the bottom of things, and approached Milian as she was on her way to a celebrity kickball match.
  • Cover of Floyd Mayweather Says He Slept With T.I.'s Wife Tiny [Update: Mayweather Says He Was Misquoted]
    Back in May, T.I. and Floyd Mayweather made headlines when they were spotted having a confrontation at a Fatburger in Las Vegas.
  • Cover of Underrated Audio: July 12- July 18
    Underrated Audio aims to provide you with some dope looks from the last seven days that flew under most peoples' radars. While they may have received front-page placement on HNHH, they didn't get as many views as they deserve, so we shine a little more light on them right here.
  • Cover of Wiz Khalifa Says "Blacc Hollywood" Spelling Is An Attempt To "Get Away From The Color"
    Wiz Khalifa will be releasing his long-awaited follow up to O.N.I.F.C. in August, and while he's already provided us with the cover and tracklist for the project, Wiz provided some insight on the title of the album during an interview with VladTV.
  • Cover of Stream Gucci Mane, Peewee Longway & Young Dolph's "Felix Brothers" Album
    Gucci Mane will serve time in jail until 2016, but since he was officially sentenced, we've seen his output increase rather than decrease.
  • Cover of New Actress Cast As Aaliyah In Upcoming Biopic
    A few weeks back the internet got up in arms when it was revealed that Disney star Zendaya Coleman would be playing Aaliyah in the forthcoming Lifetime movie about her life.
  • Cover of Jay Z Calls Angie Martinez During Her First Show On Power 105.1
    Angie Martinez shocked most of us when she announced she'd be making the leap from New York radio station Hot 97 to their main competitor, Power 105.1, but everyone seemed to leave on good terms.
  • Cover of Christina Milian Working On "Tina Turn Up" Mixtape, Possibly Dating Lil Wayne
    Rumors have been swirling the past few days that Lil Wayne's new boo thing is Christina Milian. The rumors were mainly driven by the two sitting side by side at the ESPYs, and holding hands together as they left the venue. Following this, if we backtrack a little, there is a hint at a relationship with Ms.
  • Cover of Manager Of The Roots Rich Nichols Reportedly Passes Away [Update: The Roots Release Official Statement]
    According to several artists via Twitter, The Roots' manager Rich Nichols has passed away, although the details remain muddled.
  • Cover of Drake Apparently Paid Rappin' 4-Tay $100k For Interpolating His Lyrics [Update: 4-Tay's Manager Disputes Amount]
    Rappers are constantly quoting one another in songs. Sometimes it's enough to justify a writing credit, while other times its simply a subtle nod or easter egg to those who know the original source.
  • Cover of Jay Z Teared Up While Writing "Seen It All" Verse For Jeezy
    Jeezy recently spoke with MTV News about his new single "Seen It All" featuring Jay Z, as well as the album it's off of, also titled Seen It All.
  • Cover of Lil Boosie Delays "Touchdown 2 Cause Hell"
    Lil Boosie was planning to drop his first LP since getting out of jail, Touchdown 2 Cause Hell, on July 15th. Well, today is July 16th, and with no signs of the album, Boosie has announced a push back on the release date.
  • Cover of Tupac Broadway Musical "Holler If You Hear Me" To End After Just Six Weeks
    The Broadway musical loosely based off Tupac's life will be short-lived. "Holler If You Hear Me", which was inspired by the late Pac, hit Broadway this past June, but reports now say that musical will come to end after just six weeks of performances, with the last show on Sunday.
  • Cover of Jay Electronica Brings Out Jay Z, J. Cole, Mac Miller At BK Hip Hop Festival [Update: Raekwon Brings Out Bobby Shmurda]
    The 10th annual Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival is going down today in Williamsburg, and so far, Jay Electronica's set was the most surprising. Jay Elec performing alone in itself is quite a rare sight, but the elusive rapper made sure to up the ante of his set with a few big name guest appearances.
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