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  • Cover of G.O.O.D. Producer Evian Christ Sheds Light On Kanye West's Upcoming Album
    You may not recognize the name Evian Christ, although you probably should as he's a producer signed to G.O.O.D. music and part of Ye's Very G.O.O.D. Beats production team.
  • Cover of Nas Discusses The "Dream Team" Behind "Illmatic"
     The month that marks the 20th anniversary of the brilliant Nas classic, Illmatic is upon us and it has all who were around for the album's release looking back in introspection about the influential record.
  • Cover of Joey Bada$$ Says You Can Expect "Pure Greatness" On "B4.Da.$$"
    It seems to be a slow process for Joey Bada$$' debut album B4.Da.$$. We first received the album title basically a year ago. Since then, we haven't received very much in the way of updates.
  • Cover of 25 Professional Wrestling References in Hip Hop
    Professional wrestling and hip hop – sounds like an odd combination, but the two cultures that have a lot in common and quite a lot of respect for each others craft. Wrestling federations, whether it has been WWE, WCW, or TNA have all dabbled in hip hop.
  • Cover of YG On Whether He Dissed Tyga & Problem: "I Ain't Say Nobody Names"
    DJ Mustard's sound is more present than ever these days. While we're now hearing various types of artists take on the signature west coast snap the DJ is known for, YG is definitely one of the first to take on the style. 
  • Cover of Underrated Audio: March 22- March 28
    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 Kanye West Slinks In And Out Of Booking At LAPD Station
    Kanye West is bigger than ever but even he must find his most recent legal problems a bit deflating...or dare we say, humbling. When he bashed up a paparazzo at LAX a little while back, Yeezy was sentenced to two years probation and a total of 24 mandatory anger management sessions.
  • Cover of DJ Mustard Wants To Executive Produce Justin Bieber's Next Album
    DJ Mustard has been gradually commandeering the radio waves over the last year, producing hits for the likes of YG, Jeezy, Ty Dolla $ign, Kid Ink, Jennifer Lopez and more. His reach is only broadening with none other than Justin Bieber premiering a new song with the producer last week.
  • Cover of Snow Tha Product Talks On Her First Rap, Her Latin Roots & Chicano Rap With Damon Campbell
    We got our host Damon Campbell, who you may have seen recently interview Caskey, to have a sit-down with female rapper on the come-up, Snow Tha Product, for a discussion about her Latin roots as well as some randomness, in typical Damon form, such as about the time Snow closed the gap between her teeth without the help
  • Cover of Chris Rock Gave Jay Z The Idea For The "99 Problems" Hook
    It's no secret that the hook to Jay Z's "99 Problems" was lifted from an Ice-T song, but a lesser known fact is that it was actually Chris Rock who suggested the concept to Jay.
  • Cover of !llmind Talks About Producers Who Don't Receive Credit
    As anyone who dabbles in beats knows, stealing tracks and not crediting the producers who made them has become a real problem in Hip Hop. Actually, as !llmind states, it's always been a problem. In a recent interview, the prolific Hip Hop producer explains why some producers get stiffed in that regard. 
  • Cover of First Week Sale Projections For YG's "My Krazy Life"
    YG just released his debut album today, and the sales projections for the project are already in. My Krazy Life, which was released on Def Jam, is expected to do reasonable numbers this week, predicted to move about 45-55,000 units.
  • Cover of Kanye West Sentenced To Two Years Probation For Paparazzi Assault
     Remember back in July when Kanye West “attacked” a photographer at LAX and was later charged with criminal battery and attempted grand theft? Well, it looks like Yeezus can finally put those charges behind him, but not before he first pays for his so-called “crime”.
  • Cover of Chris Brown Is Kicked Out Of Rehab And Is Reportedly Headed Back To Jail
    If TMZ's sources are to be believed, Chris Brown has gotten himself thrown out of rehab for violating the facility's "internal rules." This means that Brown is no longer in accordance with the terms of his parole and will now need to head back to jail.
  • Cover of Young Money Compilation "Rise Of An Empire" Sales Projections
    Young Money's new album, Young Money: Rise Of An Empire officially dropped today, without very much buzz or noise. Perhaps the somewhat flat tracklist, with a lack of big names attached to it, is to blame for this. Nonetheless, the album is on shelves and thus we have some sales projections for you to take in.
  • Cover of First Week Sales Projections For Rick Ross' "Mastermind" & Pharrell's "G I R L"
    We found out yesterday that ScHoolboy Q's Oxymoron debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200, while Kid Cudi's Satellite Flight debuted at #4. Today, we receive sale projections for both Rick Ross' Mastermind and Pharrell's G I R L album, which dropped on the same day when Rozay decided to push up his release date.
  • Cover of Prodigy Announces Upcoming Mobb Deep/ Lox Collab
     While out promoting his upcoming album, The Infamous Mobb Deep, Prodigy made his way by Sway's Morning show on Tuesday and revealed some big news regarding an upcoming collab with The Lox.
  • Cover of CyHi Talks "Hystori" And Future Projects, Names His Top 5 Emcees
    If CyHi The Prince's conscious efforts weren't a bright spot on the G.O.O.D. Music roster before, they are now, in the wake of his mixtape's release, Black Hystori Project which opened to positive word of mouth.
  • Cover of Fredo Santana Announces Joint Album With Chief Keef
    Fredo Santana dropped his iTunes project Trappin Ain't Dead (which featured the stand-out Kendrick Lamar-featured "Jealous") back in October, which he followed up in December with his mixtape It's A Scary Site 2. Santana already has his sights set on a new release, which he revealed via Twitter would be a joi
  • Cover of Hit-Boy Discusses Frustrations With "Trophies" Roll Out & "Alert"
    The roll-out for Drake's "Trophies" was definitely a long, frustrating one for the fans, and equally so for the producer behind the record, Hit-Boy.
  • Cover of Talib Kweli Reveals He's Working On Joint Album With 9th Wonder
    Talib Kweli stays in the studio. The rapper released a new album, Gravitas, in December, which itself had quickly followed up Prisoner Of Conscious. Now we've got word he's got yet another project on his plate, this time a joint effort with prolific producer 9th Wonder.
  • Cover of Tyga's "The Gold Album" To Be Executive Produced By Kanye West
    Here's some news you may or may not have been expecting, depending how closely you follow Last Kings' Tyga. At the beginning of January, T-Raww posted a photo of himself and Kanye West in the studio, but quickly deleted it, nonetheless, the evidence remained, leaving us to wonder what exactly the two were working on.
  • Cover of 50 Cent Reveals New Single Off "Animal Ambition" Has Dr. Dre Production [Update: Track To Feature Trey Songz]
    50 Cent is back on track with the release of new music, and specifically, the release of his forthcoming album Animal Ambition. Following his new independent deal with Caroline, the rapper already let go a new visual off the LP, "The Funeral" which had Jake One production and gave us high hopes for what's to come.
  • Cover of Review: Pro Era's "The Secc$ Tap.e 2"
    This tape has been something that Pro Era fans have no doubt been waiting patiently for after their last releases were back in 2012.
  • Cover of Bret Easton Ellis Confirms He's Working With Kanye West On A Film
    Back in November of 2013, Kanye West had a lengthy discussion with "American Psycho" writer Bret Easton Ellis, which was published online as a podcast.
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