The Hip Hop Dating Map
The law of six degrees of separation applies to the hip hop dating circuit -- a land where fast money, fast women, and horny men collide, resulting often in fireworks. As you can see in the dating map we have assembled below, there isn't much distance separating stars like Rihanna, Drake, Kanye West, Future, Lil Wayne, & A$AP Rocky. Ray J even has his own dating wheel, which gives credence to Vince Staples' mind-blowing Theory of Ray J.
Drake & French Montana Get Their Bro Code Enshrined
Drake and French Montana have been good homies for a few years now, and today we get a look into their bromantic escapades. Reported via Instagram, French Montanta and Drake follow a strict code called the 10 Snipe Commandments, and French has had this code of ethics enshrined for his house.
French Montana's "MC4" (Review)
As of last week, it's been three years since French Montana first announced Mac & Cheese 4. Initially planned as a mixtape, then as a proper follow-up to his disheartening debut album Excuse My French, the project eventually plopped into our laps after years of delays as... a mixtape. This was supposed to be huge.
Top Tracks: November 7 - November 13
The state of high-profile stars' song creation processes is such that we often don't know how credited songwriters and/or guests factor into the equation until long after the song is released. Time and time again this year, we've seen "original versions" by people other than the lead artists surface, basically proving that they're the main crative forces behind the song in question.
French Montana Is Releasing "MC4" Tonight
Earlier this afternoon, French Montana released the video to "Have Mercy," a track featuring Jadakiss, Beanie Sigel, and Styles P that surfaced in August and was originally slated for MC4, the album that French had scrapped last month after its release was delayed due to sa
Vote For Your Favorite Feature On Meek Mill’s “DC4”
It's been a rocky 16+ months for Meek Mill, between a beef with Drake that partially erased Dreams Worth Than Money from public memory and legal issues that threatened to put him back in jail. The arrival of the long-anticipated DC4 carries the potential to knock aside the sideshows and return focus to Meek's music. DC4 includes a diverse array of features, and we want to know which one was your favorite:
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?