French Montana Is Not Releasing "MC4"
Welp, we probably could have seen this coming. French Montana's been on a stop and start motion with the long-awaited MC4 album for quite some time now, and now it appears to have come to a full stop, and it won't be starting up again.
The Best Hip Hop Songs (On Spotify) Of September 2016
Earlier this year, HNHH launched a Spotify playlist called FIRE EMOJI: The Hottest Hip Hop Songs Right Now. The playlist is updated on a daily basis. It lives on Spotify and thus is inherently imperfect, because not all super-hot hip hop songs have been added to Spotify. Still, the playlist is generally representative of the best new releases in hip hop and R&B.
Vote For The Best "OOOUUU" Remix
Young M.A's "OOOUUU" has garnered 27 million YouTube views and has positioned her as one of New York's most highly touted rap prospects. What's more, everyone and their momma has been releasing their own "OOOUUU" remixes, most notably The Game and Meek Mill, who used the song as medium in which they exchanged diss tracks. Here are nine of the most prominent "OOOUUU" remixes to date:
Drake Brings Out Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, Big Sean, & French Montana In L.A.
Drake added to the absurd list of rappers, singers, and athletes he's brought out over the course of the Summer Sixteen tour. Thursday night, during the last of three concerts, at Inglewood's Los Angles Forum, he outdid himself once again by bringing out Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, Big Sean, & French Montana. Big Sean joined Drake on "All Me" and French joined Drake on "No Shopping," but the clear highlights of the evening came when hometown heroes Ice Cube and Dr. Dre brought the house down with "You Can Do It" and "The Next Episode."
French Montana Tells Cops "Black Lives Matter" At Traffic Stop
French Montana paid a trip to Aces in Queens strip club Tuesday night, where he chilled with Fat Joe and Remy Ma and a several bricks of cash. On the way home from the club, police pulled over his SUV. French filmed the encounter. He was irritated but chatty and light-hearted throughout and repeated "black lives matter" several times. He asked to the car's other occupants to make sure no one had any "shit I need to know about." "Don't be tucking shit into your box," he instructed the ladies sitting in the far back. Watch the video below.
French Montana Says He's Just "Having Fun" With Iggy Azalea
The other week we received some pretty exciting news for Max B and his fans, the wavy originator would be released from prison early, possibly in as little as two year's time. French Montana, a friend and affiliate of the locked up rapper, helped share the news on social media.
French Montana Buys Iggy Azalea 7 Diamond Rings
French Montana has been courting Iggy Azalea as he bides his time waiting for Mac & Cheese 4 to drop.
Iggy Azalea Says She & French Montana Are "Just Friends"
A recent trip Iggy Azalea and French Montana took down to Mexico in August suggested a romance was budding between the two rappers, especially when photos and videos of the two saw them getting very touchy.
Nick Young Says He Wishes Iggy Azalea And French Montana Get Married
Iggy Azalea and French Montana were spotted on vacation together in Mexico about a week ago, fuelling rumors that the two were now an item. Iggy's ex, Nick Young is apparently at peace with the whole situation, joking with paparazzi about the rumored couple and saying he "wishes they get married."
Black Eyed Peas Release Epic Star-Studded “Where Is the Love?” Remix
The Black Eyed Peas returned Thursday in glorious fashion with an incredible star-studded remix to their 2003 international hit "Where Is The Love?" It's officially titled "#WHEREISTHELOVE" and features over 50 well-known musicians, actors, and other celebrities, including Quincy Jones, Justin Timberlake, A$AP Rocky, Mary J. Blige, Usher, Diddy, Jamie Foxx, Ty Dolla $ign, DJ Khaled, J The Game, Jessie J, Snoop Dogg, Kareem Abdul Jabbar, Randy Jackson, Tori Kelly, Kendall Jenner, Wilmer Valderrama, Omarion, French Montana, Wiz Khalifa, LL Cool J, Vanessa Hudgens, and Jaden Smith.
French Montana & Iggy Azalea Fuel Dating Rumors With Trip To Mexico
French Montana and Iggy Azalea sparked relationship rumors when they left a nightclub together in July, one month after Azalea broke up with her ex-fiance Nick Young. French and Azalea fueled speculation that they are dating by taking a trip down to Mexico together this weekend.
Target Puts French Montana's "MC4" Out For Sale Despite Album Delay
Three days before the scheduled release of his long-awaited album MC4, French Montana announced that the album would be delayed due to "sample clearance" issues. Target didn't get the memo.
French Montana Delays "MC4"
Welp, French Montana's MC4 continues to become the stuff of hip-hop album myths.
5 Albums Inspired By Mixtapes
It's safe to say that the line between mixtapes and albums has never been blurrier, and as a result, more and more rappers and singers are releasing retail projects that continue tangents that began with free releases. With both French Monatana's MC4 and Juicy J's Rubba Band Business: The Album on the horizon, we're looking at a few of the tapes that have eventually gone on to inspire albums. Take a look through our gallery to see, and let us know what your favorite album or mixtape from the list is. Has this trend inspired good work from artists?
Top Tracks: August 1 - August 7
The next two weeks will see new albums from two guys vying to be the third most popular rap/R&B artist out of Toronto, PartyNextDoor and Tory Lanez (Drake and The Weeknd are one and two, respectively). Only time will tell how P3 and I Told You will stack up against each other, but over the last few weeks, we've gotten a few previews in the form of singles and other assorted loosies. Both Party and Tory pop up in our Top Ten, although here it's obvious which one is dominant.
French Montana's "MC4" Tracklist Features Kanye West, A$AP Rocky, Nas & More
French Montana finally has a concrete release date for his album MC4, which is also (finally) getting some buzz thanks to his single with Drake, "No Shopping," although the single caught more attention for Drake lyrics possibly dissing Joe Budden than it did for French.
Top Tracks: July 25 - July 31
It's officially August, which means there's pretty much only one month of summer left. It's been a busy season for hip hop, as usual, with big projects from top-tier talents like Chance The Rapper, YG, ScHoolboy Q, and Gucci Mane dropping left and right, and plenty of additional tracks hitting the web as well. That being said, August is poised to be huge.
Stream "The Land" Soundtrack, Featuring Nas, Kanye West, Pusha T, & More
Nas' Mass Appeal has teamed up with IFC films to produce a film called "The Land," a tale of a gang of Cleveland skateboarders who enter the high-stakes molly game to pay tournament fees. Nas & co have already released a few songs from the soundtrack; now they release the full stream by way of NPR. The soundtrack features music from Nas, Kanye West Erykah Badu, Pusha T, Jeremih, French Montana, Fashawn, Stalley, Machine Gun Kelly, Dave East, Nosaj Thing, Jerreau, Ezzy and more. Check out the tracklist and stream it in full below.
Top Tracks: July 18 - July 24
Last week, Chance The Rapper, Big Sean, Future, and Mike Will Made It all found themselves victims of unauthorized leaks, and subsequently spoke out about the all-too-common occurrence in the music industry.
Nas, Kanye West, Pusha T, & Jeremih To Appear On "The Land" Soundtrack
On July 29th, Mass Appeal and IFC Films will debut their new film "The Land," a tale of a gang of Cleveland skateboarders who enter the high-stakes molly game to pay tournament fees. The 14-track. OST will be made available on the same day. The tracklist was announced Tuesday -- appearances from Kanye West, Pusha T, Jeremih, Erykah Badu, French Montana, Machine Gun Kelly, Nas, who executive produced the film, and many more. Check it out below.