Dr. Dre Reportedly Made $20 Per Second In 2014
Dr. Dre is really getting money like no one else in the rap industry right now. While various Forbes lists have already proven this to us many times over, a new list on the site Sky Range has broken down the money data in a very shocking manner.
Beyonce Announces First Singles From New Album
After slapping the internet in the face with the surprise release of her self titled album, Beyonce has decided to reveal the official singles from the project. The unconventional release strategy, which seems to have played to her favor in terms of sales, also gave Bey the luxury of gauging which tracks were catching on before deciding on a single.
Man Gets Finger Bitten Off At Jay Z & Beyonce Concert
Well, that's not a headline you read every day. A young man who attended a Jay Z and Beyonce "On The Run" concert on Saturday night left the show with one finger less than he came with. Reports say that Roberto Alcaraz-Garnica, 25-years old, attended the Rose Bowl show and lost a finger when he attempted to grope a concert goer's girlfriend. The boyfriend responded by biting Alcaraz-Garnica's finger off.
Beyoncé Reportedly Hires New Management Team
Beyoncé has "cleaned house," firing much of her old management team in lieu of a brand new one, reports PageSix.
Beyoncé Is Putting Out A Line Of Streetwear
It's been a minute since Jay Z's Rocawear brand was popping, but it looks like the Carter house will be back on top of the streetwear game once again with the announcement of Beyoncé's new venture.
MTV VMAs: Top Hip-Hop Moments
The MTV Video Music Awards are upon us. The popular cable network has definitely changed drastically over the years - putting its once eponymous ‘Music’ on the backburner. Their flagship award ceremony acts a nice bit of nostalgic entertainment for the channel, still a celebration of the year in music.
Beyoncé And Rihanna To Team Up For "Blow" Remix?
Few female duos have the power to shut down the internet like Beyoncé and Nicki Minaj did a few weeks ago when the "Flawless" remix dropped out of nowhere. But of those that could give Minaj a run for her thirst-inducing money, Rihanna is certainly near the top of the list. Could she be next up as Beyoncé gives songs from her self-titled album the remix treatment? Performing rights database ASCAP seems to suggest so.
Beyoncé And Jay Z Are In The Midst Of Shooting A New Music Video
It's been a slow news morning so far, folks, so here's a light one for you.
Vic Mensa Says Beyoncé "Loves" His Next Single In Fan Q&A
In the hour leading up to the release of his video for "U Mad," Vic Mensa opened his Tumblr to fan questions. Everything from the overly absurd ("do you like trains?") to the overly sincere ("do you believe in God?) was answered in a candid fashion, but we did manage to learn a thing or two from the Q&A. It seems the most common question was "would you ever collab with (insert favorite artist here)," with fans calling out for music with the likes of ASAP Rocky, Travis Scott, and Kid Cudi.
Hit-Boy Says SZA Wrote A Part For Nicki Minaj & Beyoncé's "Feeling Myself"
"Feeling Myself," a Hit-Boy-produced gem from Nicki Minaj's new album, features two of the most powerful women in the game flexing even harder than they did on the "Flawless" remix earlier this year. Apparently, another one of hip-hop's most talented females had a hand in the song's creation. Hit-Boy has just revealed that SZA wrote a part for the track.
11 Hip-Hop/R&B Stars Made Forbes' List Of The 100 "Most Powerful Celebrities"
Today, Forbes Magazine released their annual list of the 100 "World's Most Powerful Celebrities," and eleven stars in the Hip-Hop/R&B worlds were included. Four made the top ten, and the other seven were also all in the top 50. For starters, Beyoncé was, unsurprisingly, number one, followed by Dr. Dre at three, Jay Z at six and Rihanna at eight. The other seven were Bruno Mars (13), Kanye West (20), Justin Timberlake (26), Sean "Puff Daddy" Combs (31), Justin Bieber (33), Jennifer Lopez (33, tie) and Pharrell Williams (38).
Chris Martin Reveals Beyonce & Blue Ivy On New Coldplay Album
Coldplay obviously do not receive daily coverage here at HNHH, but when we find out the band has two of hip-hop royalty on their upcoming album, we can't help but alert you guys.
Beyonce Performed At Blue Ivy's School Fundraiser
School fundraisers aren't usually the most exciting event, but when you have one of the world's greatest performers at your PTA meetings, there's a little more potential for a good time. Beyonce decided that she's grace her daughter Blue Ivy's school fundraiser with a show, performing a set at Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles that naturally included some of her biggest hits.
Forbes Names Dr. Dre The Highest Paid Musician of 2014
Dr. Dre hasn't come out with any new music in quite a while (although he did co-produce Kendrick Lamar's 2013 Good Kid m.A.A.d. City and had a verse on the hit-song, "The Recipe") but that hasn't stopped him from swimming in cash.
Charts Don't Lie: May 11
This week the charts are all about Drake, who has both the #1 album and (for the first time ever) #1 song in the country. VIEWS did nearly a million copies sold in its first week, which is virtually unheard of for an artist in 2016. Beyonce falls just behind Drake at the #2 spot after her album LEMONADE debuted at #1 last week. Prince still has ten releases on the chart, which is more than most artists release in a lifetime of music-making, including two in the top 10.
Jay Z & Beyoncé Meet Freddie Gray's Family In Baltimore
After sharing a protest song supporting the Freddie Gray rallies in Baltimore, Prince performed a special concert in the city last night. The show was broadcast on TIDAL, while owners Jay Z, Beyoncé, and Alicia Keys were in attendance. Hov and Bey also took the opportunity to meet with Gray's family, taking a few photos with them that showed up online today. It's not clear whether the pictures actually took place at the concert, or elsewhere, but either way, they're worth a look.
Beyonce's "Big" Announcement On GMA Was About Her Vegan Diet
Over the weekend, Good Morning America and Queen Bey teased what seemed like a major announcement. The announcement was set to air on GMA this morning, June 8th. After much anticipation from Beyonce's loyal BeyHive, the "exciting" news turned out to be a discussion of Beyonce's Vegan diet. Why.
Jay Z & Beyonce To Possibly Release Movie Along With Joint Album
A few weeks back, DJ Skee let it leak that Jay Z and Beyonce are reportedly working on a collaborative album together. While we've yet to receive any official confirmation from the hip-hop power couple, today more details on the rumored joint album arrive, courtesy of Page Six.
A History Of RnBeef
Hey, Hip-Hop heads, enthusiasts, casual observers, etc.; ever wonder about the great feuds betwixt R&B legends? If you weren’t, that might be due to the fact that there aren't very many. However, as dedicated to the collection and compilation of all things vaguely urban as we are, we’ve spawned a list with what we’ve found. As R. Kelly once said, "You don't want R&B singers to get into beef; leave that to the rappers."
Charts Don’t Lie: February 16
Although we saw an increase in overall album sales last week, due to the Grammys and the Super Bowl, this week we're back down again, with a 3% decrease compared to last week. While Bruno Mars isn't featured on the list below, it should be noted he's still benefiting from the Super Bowl half-time show, with two of his albums, Unorthodox Jukebox having an astounding 92% increase, and his debut, Doo-Wops & Hooligans benefiting from a 52% increase.