Fame News

 
  • Cover of N.W.A. & LL Cool J Nominated For 2014 Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame
    N.W.A. find themselves in a familiar spot as they were in last year, with the nominations announced for induction into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame. Last year N.W.A was up for nomination, but in the end didn't make the cut, and this year they've returned as a nominee once more.
  • Cover of Big Sean Speaks On Being Called "The Beyonce Of Rap" By Kanye, Bringing Back The "Supa Dupa" Flow
    Big Sean released his sophomore album last month, and we keep learning more about it. In a recent interview with VIBE, Sean explains a few more details of the album, including the role he had in production.
  • Cover of Origins: The Samples From Big Sean's "Hall Of Fame"
    Big Sean's G.O.O.D. Music album Hall Of Fame has been out long enough at this point for us all to properly digest it. The album has generally been received as a step up from his debut effort, Finally Famous, with a selection of beats that reflect who Sean is as a rapper.
  • Cover of Big Sean Says "Fire" Beat Was Intended For Kanye West [Update: "Control" Beat Was Made For Jay Z]
    Big Sean recently revealed why Kanye West did not appear on his sophomore album, Hall Of Fame, explaining that he and Yeezy had recorded a track together, but it was cut due to it's similar feel to "Fire". What he failed to mention was that "Fire" was given to him from Ye himself.
  • Cover of Photos: Big Sean's "Hall Of Fame" Block Party In Ohio
    Big Sean's new album Hall Of Fame officially dropped today, but Sean Don's been celebrating it. Last week in Ohio at Villa Big Sean held a block party in celebration of the album, and HotNewHipHop was on hand at the event. 
  • Cover of Review: Big Sean's "Hall of Fame"
    It’s been a long road to the top for Big Sean. Back in 2005 after hearing Kanye West was going to be at a local radio station in Detroit for an interview, Big Sean headed down there to chance fate. Two years later he signed with G.O.O.D.
  • Cover of Big Sean Says Kanye West Is "Proud" Of "Hall Of Fame"
    Kanye West may not show up on Big Sean's latest album, but he is still a fan of what his GOOD Music teammate is doing. In a recent interview, Sean revealed Ye's thoughts about Hall Of Fame, including the legendary rapper's favorite track from the album.
  • Cover of Big Sean VIP Meet and Greet Contest
    HotNewHipHop and RUVilla have partnered up to give Big Sean fans VIP treatment at his Ohio "Hall of Fame" block party, where the winners and a friend get to cut the line and take a photo with him. Contest Rules:
  • Cover of Big Sean Speaks On Kid Cudi Shouting Out G.O.O.D. Music On "First Chain" & Ex-Girl Ashley
    A new record from Big Sean's Hall Of Fame album leaked today, and it features Sean's former label mate, Kid Cudi, as well as veteran in the game Nas. Many people have noticed Cudder shouting out G.O.O.D. Music at the end of "First Chain," and Sean Don actually spoke on this in a recent interview with Karen Civil.
  • Cover of Big Sean Says New Album Is A "Classic" & Talks Meeting Eminem
    Fans have been patiently awaiting Big Sean’s new LP Hall Of Fame, especially after his Detroit mixtape did so well.  Now with a late August release date, and after revealing the full tracklist, the Detroit born rapper is ready to drop the LP, and in a recent interview even used the word “classic”
  • Cover of Official Tracklist Revealed For Big Sean's "Hall Of Fame" [Update: Sean Explains Concept Behind "Milf" Feat. Nicki Minaj & Juicy J]
    Awhile back we received a tentative tracklist for Big Sean's new album Hall Of Fame, now dropping on August 27th. The official tracklist was revealed today, and is slightly different than what we first saw.
  • Cover of Big Sean Explains Casting Miley Cyrus For "Fire" Video
    Big Sean dropped his new single "Fire" earlier in the week, and while the song was positively received, the video that premiered today was greeted mostly with confusion.
  • Cover of Big Sean Previews Album Packaging For "Hall Of Fame" [Update: Big Sean Drops Official Cover Art]
    Big Sean's sophomore effort, Hall Of Fame, arrives in a month's time (almost exactly) and today the rapper got fans excited by previewing the CD packaging on his Instagram account-- hopefully that means no more delays.
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar Talks Fame, Jay-Z & "K.Dot" With Bullet Magazine
     In the latest "Wild Issue" of Bullet Magazine, Kendrick Lamar chopped it up with Ben Barna about his new found fame, the success of Jay-Z, and the origins of his nickname "K. Dot". 
  • Cover of Big Sean Speaks On "Yeezus," Eminem Liking His Album & Travi$ Scott Dissing Him In Old Tweets
    Big Sean is gearing up for a new album, Hall Of Fame, scheduled to drop in late August. The rapper has been doing the promo early on, already dropping a few leaks in anticipation of the LP, and just this morning, hitting up The Breakfast Club.
  • Cover of Big Sean Talks Eminem's Reaction To "Hall Of Fame," Kanye's Baby North & His Relationship With Naya Rivera
    Big Sean recently caught up with Sway Calloway of Shade 45 to discuss Eminem's involvement on his highly anticipated Hall Of Fame album, among other things. Unfortunately, he made no mention of any direct musical collaboration during his studio session with Em. 
  • Cover of Big Sean Announces New Single, Talks "Hall Of Fame" & Possible Adele Collaboration
    After announcing the release date of his highly anticipated Hall Of Fame album in visual form last night, Big Sean has revealed further information on the project in a backstage interview with Rap-Up TV at Power 106's annual Powerhouse concert. Sean briefly touched on his new single "Beware," Yeezus
  • Cover of Big Sean Announces "Hall Of Fame" Release Date
    It's been a big day so far, and the announcements just keep rolling in. Big Sean has dropped a visual preview of his highly anticipated sophomore album Hall Of Fame, which also happens to reveal the project's release date, that being August 27th (via Def Jam Records and G.O.O.D. Music).
  • Cover of Big Sean Discusses "Hall Of Fame" Album In Depth
    We recently saw a tentative track list for Big Sean's upcoming Hall Of Fame album, and now more details have come to light in an interview with DJ Semtex. The two discussed the project at length after a private listening session at Metropolis Studios in London, England.
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