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  • Cover of Chief Keef Reveals Cover Art, Tracklist, And Release Date For "Nobody" [Update: Album Stream]
    A month ago, Chief Keef announced that his next album Nobody would drop on December 2nd. Well, December 2nd has passed and we haven't heard or seen anything about the album, until now.
  • Cover of Lupe Fiasco Unveils "Tetsuo & Youth" Tracklist [Update: Artwork Revealed]
    Lupe Fiasco has had plenty of issues with Atlantic, especially when it comes to putting music out without compromises. Things started getting shaky with LASERS, an album Lupe has since expressed was "the label's record" and not his own.
  • Cover of Remix Fix: Orange Calderón Chops Up Travi$ Scott's "Drugs You Should Try It"
    If you're feeling sluggish this Wednesday morning, well, Remix Fix probably won't help with that (and sorry we're a day late). This week we take things the chopped and screwed direction, with a chopped up remix of Travi$ Scott's already-melancholic "Drugs You Should Try It."
  • Cover of Young Chop On Chief Keef's Parting With Interscope: "How Did They Drop Him? He Sold 200,000"
    Chief Keef's signing with Interscope records was reportedly worth $6 million dollars, but while the figure made headlines at the time, so did the conditions. Keef's deal was signed under the impression that his debut album, Finally Rich, would sell 250,000 copies by December 2013.
  • Cover of Chiddy Bang Hauled Off Stage By Cops Mid-Performance
    We haven't heard anything from Chiddy/Chiddy Bang in a minute now. Xaphoon Jones, the producer behind the former duo, left the group last year to leave rapper Chiddy to his own devices.
  • Cover of Tory Lanez Talks Teyana Taylor, "Lost Cause" And Toronto's Music Scene
    Tory Lanez has worked hard to achieve a successful solo career, one that you think wouldn't necessitate a side gig, but it turns out the Toronto native also has a fairly prolific career ghostwriting for other artists. 
  • Cover of Chief Keef Reportedly Dropped From Interscope [Update: Keef Confirms Via Twitter]
    Since Chief Keef signed with Interscope in Summer 2012, he's given them his debut album, Finally Rich, and... not much else.
  • Cover of Lupe Fiasco May Have "Anonymous" Hackers To Thank For His Release Date
    It comes as no surprise that hacker group Anonymous are fans of Lupe Fiasco. The radical collective are known to take action against those who oppose the right to free speech, often taking similar political stands to the outspoken emcee -- their latest target being Lupe's own label, Atlantic.
  • Cover of Lupe Fiasco's "Tetsuo & Youth" Album Gets A Release Date
    After Atlantic Records pushed aside Lupe Fiasco’s Tetsuo & Youth album due to failure to produce a pop single, the label decides to comes through tonight and announce a release date for it finally.
  • Cover of Lupe Fiasco Readies New Mixtape "Lost In The Atlantic Ocean" [Update: Artwork Revealed]
  • Cover of Lupe Fiasco Says Islam Will Become The World's Religion
    Lupe Fiasco is no stranger to tackling hot-button political issues. In an impromptu Twitter Q&A taking place this Saturday, the Muslim emcee expressed his belief that Islam is on its way to becoming the world's religion, claiming Americans are more Biblically sinful than Saudi Arabians. 
  • Cover of Underrated Audio: September 13 - September 19
    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 Travi$ Scott Speaks On "Days Before Rodeo" & Kanye West's New Music
    Travi$ Scott's free album Days Before Rodeo took us by surprise but quickly became a fan-favorite. The banger-packed project solidified Travi$ Scott's position within the rap game, if it even needed solidifying in the first place.
  • Cover of Is "808s & Heartbreak" Kanye West's Most Influential Album?
    In 2014, it's no secret that where Kanye West goes, the rest of hip-hop follows. Starting with him and Just Blaze making "chipmunk soul" a hot sound in Roc-A-Fella's prime, Mr.
  • Cover of Samples Of the Week: August 28
    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 Review: Travi$ Scott's "Days Before Rodeo"
    The most gratifying events in music are the moments where you can literally hear the construction in the artist’s mind, the building onto the promise of greatness. While not a guarantee, Days Before Rodeo provides the listener with the glimpses of the incredible, long-ranging capabilities of Travi$ Scott.
  • Cover of Kid Cudi Questions Lupe Fiasco's "Personalized Verse" On Twitter, Lupe Responds
    The other day Lupe Fiasco took to Twitter to declare a new initiative for his fans. Lupe announced he'd be offering up a personalized one verse song for fans for the price of $500. He made it clear this is not for a feature or collaboration, but for the fan's own personal enjoyment.  
  • Cover of Lupe Fiasco Is Offering A Personalized One Verse Song For Only $500
    Well this is rather interesting, Lupe Fiasco is offering a 1 verse song tailor made for anyone willing to fork up $500 bucks. Seriously.
  • Cover of Travi$ Scott Shares Artwork, Release Date And Tracklist For "Days Before Rodeo" [Update: Stream/Download Album For Free]
    Since releasing his mixtape Owl Pharaoh in May 2013, Houston MC Travi$ Scott has remained relatively quiet, save for "Don't Play," a remake of a song by The 1975 that also featured Big Sean.
  • Cover of 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (Aug. 8)
    Remy Ma's home, but not much has really changed. This week was pretty eventful though. Nicki Minaj's Sir-Mix-A-Lot-sampling "Anaconda" dropped, and she was a feature on Juicy J's latest club-burner, "Low," which also featured an excellent verse from Chicago's Lil Bibby.
  • Cover of Jill Scott, Eve, Regina Hall To Star In A Lifetime Movie
    Lifetime has been prolifically in-touch with R&B singers as of late. On top of green-lighting (and then struggling to make) an Aaliyah biopic, the network has now officially announced a brand new original comedy starring two of hip-hop's most successful songstresses: Jill Scott and Eve.
  • Cover of Lupe Fiasco Had To Be Talked Into Doing Kanye West's "Touch The Sky"
    Lupe Fiasco's big break came from his appearance on Kanye West's song, "Touch The Sky", so it's surprising to hear he wasn't exactly jumping at the opportunity to get on a 'Ye record at the time.
  • Cover of Lupe Fiasco Reflects On "Kick, Push"
    "Kick, Push" may be the single that brought Lupe Fiasco to solo fame, but that doesn't mean the song didn't have a few haters. Reflecting on the single on SKEE Live, the rapper addresses a lack of support from the skateboarding community during the song's initial run on radio.
  • Cover of Stream And Download Scotty ATL's "OTR2SJ"
    I know, I know, we're all still waiting for the explicit version of Scotty ATL's reader-acclaimed single "Pray Alone." Unfortunately, the wait continues. In the meantime, the edited single is now available for free download alongside five other brand new bangers as a part of Scotty's "OTR2SJ" EP.
  • Cover of Lil Wayne & Justin Bieber's Manager, Scooter Braun, Reportedly Squash Beef
    Last month, Lil Wayne had some strong words for Justin Bieber's manager, Scooter Braun.
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