AD News

 
  • Cover of N.O.R.E.'s  Good Belt Gang To Release Compilation "Resource Room" [Update: Stream The Project]
    With N.O.R.E.'s ensemble, the Good Belt Gang, releasing tracks left, right and center for the past few months, we have been keenly anticipating their compilation, Resource Room. On February 11th, he will be releasing the Good Belt Gang project in full.
  • Cover of Young Thug Covers The Fader Magazine
  • Cover of Mase Recalls Wanting To Hit J. Cole
    Mase is gradually making his way back into the game, but he still feels a bit of a disconnect with the younger generation of artists. In an interview with Detroit's 107.5FM, he spoke of a few of the younger rappers he's currently listening to, which included Drake and Kanye West, but when he got to J.
  • Cover of Skrillex Talks About Working With Chance The Rapper And Mike WiLL Made It
    If you caught Mike WiLL's instagram, you might have noticed a photo with him, Chance, and Skrillex, opening a flurry of speculation and rumors. XXL Mag caught up with Skrillex, and asked him about it to which he confirmed that the three of them were working on projects together. On the topic, Skrillex said:
  • Cover of Stream Isaiah Rashad's "Cilvia Demo"
    Isaiah Rashad's new Cilvia Demo has been out for over a week now, and since its release we've seen plenty of praise pour in, including praise from the HNHH team, concerning the strength of Rashad's first official release.
  • Cover of Freddie Gibbs Reveals Cover Art & Tracklist For "Pinata" With Madlib
    The other day Freddie Gibbs almost pulled one over on us when he revealed what many deemed to be the cover art to his joint effort with Madlib, Pinata, on Instagram. He quickly clarified that it was not the official art, rather, just a poster to keep the word circulating.
  • Cover of Mike Will Made It To Produce Rick Ross & Jeezy Collaboration [Update: "War Ready" Drops Today]
     Two weeks ago, Rick Ross decided to reveal the official artwork to his highly anticipated album Mastermind. Along with the artwork, Rozay announced that a new "reunion" record with Jeezy, titled “War Ready”, will be featured on the album too.
  • Cover of Samples Of The Week: February 6
    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 Best Rapper Ad-Libs Currently In The Game
    When used properly, ad-libs can really accelerate the popularity of an artist. Just ask Big Sean or 2 Chainz. These between-the-lines phrases are designed to hype up listeners, adding extra energy to their verses. Ad-libs tend to be funny, serious, or flat-out ridiculous.
  • Cover of French Montana, Chinx Drugz And Jadakiss Get Released From Jail
    French Montana, Chinx Drugz, and Jadakiss don't seem too phased after getting arrested yesterday. In fact, they were released just in time for the SuperBowl festivities. On twitter, Jadakiss had this to say: "Out of all the things in the world to wish on somebody, JAIL isn't one if them... #stop sweating."
  • Cover of French Montana, Jadakiss, & Chinx Drugz Arrested In NYC [Update: Smoke DZA & Buckshot Also Arrested]
    Coke Boys got the feds watchin'. One of many pre-Super Bowl parties was going down last night in New York City, and while the details are scarce, it seems as though it may have got a bit out of hand. 
  • Cover of Underrated Audio: January 25- January 31
    As we do every week, we're bringing you some dope records that dropped in the last seven days, each of which deserve more views.
  • Cover of 50 Cent Is In The Studio With Jadakiss & Styles P
    50 Cent seems to be making amends with his former New York rivals. A week or so back, we saw Fif getting on a track with Fat Joe, which many thought would be out of the question, based on their past differences.
  • Cover of Hottie Vs Hottie: Seahawks Vs Broncos (Super Bowl XLVIII Cheerleaders Edition)
    Regardless of who you think will triumph in Super Bowl XLVIII, let's take a moment to see which team wins for having the hottest cheerleaders.
  • Cover of Jadakiss Says “Grammy’s Aint Hip Hop”
    Talking to the Breakfast Club, Jadakiss and Styles P find themselves to be free agents for the first time in a while, after Def Jam was reluctant to give them their full support.
  • Cover of Rick Ross Unveils "Mastermind" Cover, New Single With Jeezy [Update: Deluxe Edition Art Added]
    Rick Ross has had quite the rollout for his 6th studio album, which has suffered some delays, but will finally be arriving (we hope) on March 4th through Def Jam. Rozay gave us a sign today that the date is set in stone, revealing the official (and very pink) artwork for the project.
  • Cover of Drake Gets A Tattoo Of His Dad's Mugshot
    We all know how Game loves to document every tattoo he gets, and in recent months, he's paid homage to many people through tattoos.
  • Cover of Mike WiLL Made It Reveals Collabos With Kanye West, Pharrell, Pusha T On Future's "Honest"
    Future tweeted the other day that we would be receiving the official album art and finally, a release date for his delayed album Honest in the coming week.
  • Cover of Freddie Gibbs & Madlib Announce EP & LP Release Dates [Update: "Piñata" Gets New Date]
    Freddie Gibbs & Madlib have become frequent collaborators, and their joint output is not coming to a halt anytime soon. The duo have two projects in the works, and have now revealed the release dates for both.
  • Cover of Review: Isaiah Rashad's "Cilvia Demo"
    Isaiah Rashad’s debut EP, Cilvia Demo, is very easily among the most captivating mainstream debut projects from a new artist since the likes of J. Cole, Drake or even label mate Kendrick Lamar.
  • Cover of Chance The Rapper Spotted In The Studio With Mike Will Made It & Skrillex
     It looks like Chance The Rapper is working on more new music. After performing a never-before-heard Jeremih track the other night, Chano was spotted in the studio with super-producers Mike Will Made It and Skrillex tonight.
  • Cover of Soulja Boy Arrested In L.A. For Carrying Loaded Gun [Update: Soulja Claims Cops Didn't Have Probable Cause]
    Jeezy was arrested last night near Atlanta, and today we get news of another rapper's arrest, this time out in L.A. Soulja Boy was reportedly arrested early this morning for carrying a loaded gun.
  • Cover of ScHoolboy Q Announces "Oxymoron" Tour With Isaiah Rashad & Vince Staples
    With ScHoolboy Q's upcoming new album Oxymoron we will also be getting a new tour, the rapper announced today.
  • Cover of Stream "Jamla Is The Squad" Compilation, Feat. 9th Wonder, Talib Kweli, Jadakiss & More
    Jamla Records, the creation of Grammy-winning producer 9th Wonder, is steadily gaining steam as an independent label. Home to up-and-coming artists such as Rapsody, GQ, Heather Victoria, HaLo, and more, the Jamla roster is looking more solid than ever these days. 
  • Cover of 34 Couples To Be Married During Macklemore's Grammy Perfomance
    Macklemore and Ryan Lewis are nominated for multiple Grammys tonight, some of which are for their same-sex marriage-promoting track, "Same Love". The duo will also be performing the cut, and they have a fairly ambitious stage setup planned.
    Password must be at least 6 characters.