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  • Cover of Listen To Snippets From Ab-Soul's "These Days..."
    Just a day after Ab-Soul let us in on the These Days... tracklist, Amazon has made snippets of each of the album's tracks available for streaming.
  • Cover of Kanye West Rants, Refuses To Rap Jay Z's Name At Bonnaroo
    Kanye West and Bonnaroo have a history. In 2008, Kanye had an infamously flawed set at the festival, going on hours late, and performing a severely shortened set.
  • Cover of Underrated Audio: June 7- June 13
    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 Jennifer Lopez Looks Smokin' On The Cover Of Billboard Magazine
    Buzz has been high for Jennifer Lopez's upcoming album, A.K.A., which drops on Tuesday, and it should only get higher following J. Lo's sexy cover shoot for Billboard magazine. Check out the full spread in the gallery above.
  • Cover of Mac Miller Hits The Studio With Nas & Boldy James
    Mac Miller's West Coast crib is quickly becoming a hot spot for rappers to record. We heard from Ab-Soul how he recorded most of his new album These Days... within Mac's chill confines, and thanks to Instagram, from time to time we get to see which rappers are stopping by his home recording studio.
  • Cover of Lil Boosie Spotted In Studio With Tyga & Chris Brown
    We know Lil Boosie has been working hard, as evidenced by all the music he's been putting out lately. The newly-freed rapper has been hitting the studio daily to put the finishing touches on his summer album, Touchdown 2 Cause Hell, due out on July 15th, plus he's got another album planned for a winter release.
  • Cover of Samples Of The Week: June 12
    When hip-hop began, samples were all that DJs and producers had to construct instrumental tracks with. They'd dig through crates of vinyl trying to find isolated drum breaks, melodies or vocals that they could repurpose for use in hip-hop music.
  • Cover of First Week Sales For 50 Cent's "Animal Ambition" Are Here
    The numbers have arrived for 50 Cent's new solo album Animal Ambition. The album, which dropped on June 3rd, was projected to move around 30,000-35,000 units opening week.
  • Cover of Childish Gambino Unveils Joint EP With Chance The Rapper
    After seeing Chance The Rapper's name on "The Worst Guys", from Childish Gambino's because the internet, it was assumed that the Chicago rapper would be dropping a verse. Unfortunately, all we got was a hook, but just today, Chance debuted his unreleased 16 from the track live at the Governor's Ball.
  • Cover of Beastie Boys Win $1.7 Million In Monster Energy Drink Lawsuit
    Beastie Boys have been battling Monster energy drink in court for awhile now. It all began with a copyright violation suit filed by the Beastie Boys, centering around a "megamix" put together by DJ Z-Trip for a snowboarding recap video, sponsored by Monster.
  • Cover of Ab-Soul Hints At New Collaboration With Curren$y
    Ab-Soul is busy these days prepping an album of the same name, These Days... After dropping off the new cut "Stigmata" two weeks ago, Soulo chose a release date (June 24th) and dropped the album artwork (which portrays Soulo Christ-like sitting in a front of a cross).
  • Cover of Iggy Azalea Covers Billboard Magazine
    With Iggy Azalea taking over the Billboard charts these days, it's only appropriate they tap her for the cover of their latest magazine issue.
  • Cover of Two-9 & Taylor Gang Announce Joint Mixtape
    The group Two-9 (which consists of two groups- FatKidsBrotha (Johnny & Dave) and Retro Su$h! (CEEJ & Jace) as well as Curtis Williams) have developed a close relationship with Taylor Gang, which has also turned into a working relationship as the two crews are teaming up for a joint mixtape.
  • Cover of Common Signs To Def Jam, Announces "Nobody's Smiling" Release Date
    Common has been working on a new album, Nobody's Smiling, entirely with producer No I.D. At the end of last week he dropped a new leak with Vince Staples, "Kingdom." Now he's followed it up with a release date, plus news of a new deal for the Chicago native.
  • Cover of Wiz Khalifa Announces Nas On "We Dem Boyz" Remix
    Wiz Khalifa, fresh off a performance at Summer Jam, hit up Hot 97 for an interview about his recent mixtape 28 Grams, the Summer Jam performance with Snoop Dogg of course, his upcoming album and more.
  • Cover of Soulja Boy Defends Justin Bieber, Says He's Not Racist
    Justin Bieber caught a scandal over the weekend, when footage of the Biebz at the age of 15 surfaced where the pop star used the n-word in a joke. Bieber has since issued a formal apology, which we posted yesterday, and now a Bieber friend, Soulja Boy, has come to his defense.
  • Cover of A History Of Top Rap/Rock Collaborations
    The history of rap and rock collaborations goes back to the year 1986 when Run DMC, considered one of the most influential hip-hop groups of all time, released their own version of the Aerosmith track “Walk This Way.” This song paved the way for hip-hop’s ascent in being accepted into the realm o
  • Cover of Iggy Azalea Has No. 1 & 2 Spot On Billboard Hot 100 Chart
    Last week we heard that Iggy Azalea's lead single "Fancy" went platinum, and now more good news has come pouring in for the Australian bombshell. Not only is "Fancy" platinum-selling, it has also topped Billboard's Hot 100 chart, which rose from 2-1 this past week.
  • Cover of Stream HS87's New Album "We The Plug"
    Just a few days ago, Hit-Boy and Interscope Records provided fans with an opportunity to check out snippets of HS87's new album We The Plug. Now, with the album rolling into retail stores and iTunes, the release is officially available for full streaming via Spotify.
  • Cover of Schoolboy Q Talks Black Hippy Album And His Brief Break From Smoking
    Last Saturday, Schoolboy Q was one of many performers to take the stage at Power 106's annual PowerHouse concert in L.A., but before his set with Isaiah Rashad, Q chatted backstage with Rap-Up TV.
  • Cover of Quick5: Sage The Gemini Reveals He's Got A Collabo With Too Short, Ty Dolla $ign & Jeremih
    We're keeping the Quick5 content coming, after delivering instalments in the series with rising rapper Rome Fortune, Logic, and Lil Bibby. Next up we speak to Bay Area native and HBK Gang counterpart, Sage the Gemini, who is in the midst of having some solo success thanks to his catchy single "Gas Pedal."
  • Cover of Hit-Boy Offers Preview Of New HS87 Album "We The Plug"
    Hit-Boy and HS87 are going strong for their new compilation album We The Plug, if cuts like "Grindin' My Whole Life", and yesterday's "No Talkin" are any indication.
  • Cover of Iggy Azalea's "Fancy" Has Gone Platinum
    Iggy Azalea had a hard time finding a single to connect with audiences. The rapper experienced many delays of her debut album The New Classic, and much of that can probably be attributed to her singles' underwhelming performances.
  • Cover of A Look At The Life Of Notorious B.I.G.
    It's pretty common knowledge that the Notorious B.I.G came from humble beginnings and had his fair share of struggles. His undeniable talent enabled him to quickly make a name for himself in the hip-hop world. Wallace soon left the world of drug-dealing behind for a better life in music.  
  • Cover of Fabolous Involved In Car Accident This Morning In New York
    Fabolous had a bad start to his day this morning, revealing on Instagram that he was involved in car accident in Queens, New York. The rapper luckily walked away unharmed, something which he stated he was grateful for, although he was obviously shook up.
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