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  • Cover of Lil Herb Reveals That He's Working With Common And Rich Homie Quan
     Nicki Minaj's recent track "Chi-Raq" was the biggest look that Lil Herb's gotten thus far in his young career, and according to him, it's made a lot of other artists interested in him.
  • Cover of Kanye West & Common Launch Initiative To Create 20,000 Jobs For Chicago Youth
    Youth gang violence in Chicago has seen a huge increase in recent years, and Chi-town natives Kanye West and Common are doing their part to put a stop to it.
  • Cover of Review: August Alsina's "Testimony"
    2014 has been quite the year for debut albums thus far. Already, we’ve seen debut studio LPs from Cali artists Kid Ink, ScHoolboy Q, and YG. Now, about a year after he first splashed into mainstream Hip-hop/R&B, New Orleans singer August Alsina delivers his Def Jam debut album, Testimony.
  • Cover of TDE's CEO Responds To Suge Knight's Recent Comments About Their Label
    Suge Knight was a guest on Arsenio Hall the other month, and while there, he made some remarks concerning both Kendrick Lamar and Game's label deals, comparing them to slavery. Game has since responded to Suge's comments, although it's doubtful we will hear a response from K.
  • Cover of Hotties Vixen Of The Week: Ayisha Diaz
    On Tuesday April 15, August Alsina dropped the visuals for "Get Ya Money" featuring Fabolous on 106 & Park (after shutting down Keshia Chante which you should probably watch). The visuals tell a story of a stripper working for a better life for herself and her family.
  • Cover of Stream August Alsina's New Album "Testimony" In Its Entirety [Update: New Stream Added]
    With August Alsian's Def Jam debut Testimony set to drop next Tuesday (April 15th), he's decided to offer a stream of the project in advance, something that's become increasingly common in the rap game and beyond.
  • Cover of Stream Pharoahe Monch's New Album "PTSD"
    Pharoahe Monch is prepared to drop his new album PTSD (which stands for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) tomorrow, April 15th. Earlier today we received a full album stream for Kelis' FOOD, and now we've got another stream for the underground rapper's latest album.
  • Cover of Chicago Rapper, Blood Money, Passes Away
    The Chicago violence has taken away another young aspiring rapper from us. On Thursday morning, Glo Gang affiliate, Blood Money, was gunned down in his hometown of Chicago, Illinois.
  • Cover of Rumors Circulate That French Montana & Khloe Kardashian Are Dating
    Here's a healthy dose of Monday afternoon gossip. After her whole debacle with NBA player Lamar Odom, Khloe Kardashian seems to be back on her independent woman grind.
  • Cover of Lil Durk Says He's On French Montana's Next Album
    Fans of Lil Durk and French Montana's "L's Anthem" remix, we've got some good news for you. It appears that the pair will be working together more in the future, as Durk has just revealed in an interview with Vlad TV. 
  • Cover of No I.D. Is The New Executive Vice President Of Def Jam Recordings
    More positive news, folks. Veteran Chicago producer and A&R Dion Wilson, AKA No I.D., has been named the new executive vice president of Def Jam Recordings. Formerly the company's executive vice president of A&R, he'll also be maintaining this position alongside Kyambo "Hip-Hop" Joshua.
  • Cover of Rick Ross Reveals Acronym For Puff Daddy's "MMM" Album
    Diddy (now Puff Daddy) and Rick Ross have worked closely over the past few months, first on Rozay's recent Mastermind album, which Puff executive produced. Now that Diddy is working on his own album, MMM, Ricky Rozay is returning the favor.
  • 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 Young Money/Cash Money: The Complete Current Roster
    Bryan "Birdman" Williams and Ronald "Slim" Williams founded Cash Money Records over twenty years ago. New Orleans rap collective the Hot Boys were one of Cash Money's earliest successes, which has since turned into perhaps the flashiest label of them all.
  • Cover of Lil Wayne Says Of Nicki Minaj's "Lookin Ass": "You Could Do Better"
    Lil Wayne and his Young Money family recently delivered a new compilation album Young Money: Rise Of An Empire, which had somewhat of an uninspired tracklist and did not seem to go over too well with the fans.
  • Cover of Caskey Discusses His Origins, Baking, Losing His Virginity At Disneyland And Meeting Birdman With Damon Campbell
    HNHH representative Damon Campbell recently caught up with Orlando, Florida emcee and Cash Money / Republic Records signee Caskey for an exclusive interview, touching on his musical origins, baking, his first meeting with Birdman, losing his virginity at Disneyland and much more. Read excerpts from the interv
  • Cover of First Week Sales For Young Money's "Rise Of An Empire" Are In
    Despite having big tracks like "Lookin' Ass" and "Trophies" attached to it, Young Money's Rise Of An Empire, much like the Rich Gang compilation before it, suffered from a lack of promotion.
  • Cover of Eminem & Rihanna Announce "The Monster" Tour Dates, "MMLP2" Goes Double Platinum
    Eminem and Rihanna have announced the dates for their upcoming "The Monster" tour, named after their hit single from the former's new album The Marshall Mathers LP 2, which is now certified double platinum, having passed the two million mark with 13 thousand copies sold this week.
  • Cover of August Alsina Reveals Tracklist For "Testimony"
    August Alsina let go of the official artwork for his major label debut, Testimony, back in February, and now he's given us the official tracklist for the effort. 
  • Cover of Lil Wayne Recalls Being Shot At By A Female Fan & Shooting Himself On Kimmel
    Lil Wayne has some pretty crazy stories. The YM leader stopped by Jimmy Kimmel -- who is currently filming his show in Austin for SXSW -- to share a couple of his strangest experiences, both of which happened to involve getting shot at. 
  • Cover of It's Yo Birthday: Common's Top 21 Tracks
    Today, Lonnie Rashid Lynn, Jr, known to us as Common, turns 42 years old. He is one of the finest talents to come of out of the state of Chicago, having produced 29 singles and 9 studio albums across a career that spans the twenty-two years.The Chi-Town rapper is no ordinary hip hop artist.
  • Cover of Lil Wayne Will Do An Album After "Carter V" For $25-35 Million
    Lil Wayne has stated that Tha Carter V will be his final solo album, but fans have been split on whether to believe his claim. The Young Money leader made similar promises before Tha Carter IV was released, yet he's continued to release music since.
  • Cover of Stream Young Money's "Rise Of An Empire" Album
    The sales projections for the new Young Money compilation Young Money: Rise Of An Empire came in yesterday, and unsurprisingly, they were quite low. Only 30k-40k copies are expected to be moved within the first week of the album's release, which is about 100k copies less than the first YM album.
  • 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 Meek Mill Announced The Title For His Second Album
    Meek Mill just made the announcement on Instagram to Revolt, revealing that his upcoming album will be called Dreams Worth More Than Money. The title ties in nicely with his first album which was entitled, Dreams And Nightmares. 
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