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  • Cover of 11 Recent Rap Fails
    Hip-hop artists stunt exceptionally well at the best of times. Whether it’s dope performances, providing quality albums, or being trendsetters, there’s always a lot to be celebrated within rap music. 
  • Cover of Kanye West To Headline 2014 X-Games
    Kanye West recently announced a string of 2014 tour dates for his "Yeezus" tour, but he's not capping it off there, he was announced today as the headliner for the forthcoming X-Games in Austin, Texas.
  • Cover of Isaiah Rashad Announces Debut Mixtape "Cilvia" [Update: Cover Art & Tracklist Revealed]
    Now that Isaiah Rashad is officially part of the TDE family, he's starting to make moves, one of which is a debut mixtape. Thus far we've heard a few leaks from Isaiah which are solid enough, and soon we'll be able to hear what he's really about on the project titled Cilvia.
  • Cover of Freddie Gibbs' "Eastside Slim" Album Due Out This Year
    Freddie Gibbs has been one of the most consistent artists in the game over the last few years, but he's never had the break he really deserved. Much of this was caused by his public fallout with Young Jeezy, whose CTE imprint was originally set to house Gibb's major label debut.
  • Cover of Ace Hood Drops Highly Anticipated "Starvation 3" Mixtape
    Ace Hood started 2013 off with the release of his Starvation 2 mixtape, and he's starting 2014 off in a similar fashion. The We The Best rapper has delivered the highly anticipated new installment in the series, Starvation 3, which finds him handling the majority of the project solo.
  • Cover of Isaiah Rashad Speaks On Vibe Of "Cilvia," Says It's An EP
    Isaiah Rashad is the newest signee to the Top Dawg label, and that alone means the expectations are high for his debut proper release, Cilvia. We heard about Cilvia in November, however at that time details were scarce and it was unclear if this was a mixtape or an album. As it turns out, it's an EP.
  • Cover of Jay Z To Headline DirecTV's Super Bowl Party
     With this year’s Super Bowl taking place in NYC for the first time ever, it’s only fitting that Jay Z be a part of the festivities in some sort of way.
  • Cover of Mac Miller Explains His New Philosophy Of D.A.D.D. (Do As Drake Does)
    Mac Miller had a huge 2013, but he's still looking up to some of the bigger artists in the game right now. In a new interview, Mac applauded Drake's approach to his album rollout, a method that has become more and more elaborate for most artists, but one that Drake has kept solely about the music.
  • Cover of A$AP Rocky Appears In DKNY Ad Campaign
    We're all aware of A$AP Rocky's love for high-end fashion, and recently he's had the chance to model for one such brand, DKNY, in his home of NYC.
  • Cover of Musical Based On Tupac Shakur's Songs To Premiere On Broadway [Update: Musical Hits Broadway In June]
    As reported by Playbill, it seems Tony Award nominee Kenny Leon is directing a new musical based on Tupac Shakur's body of work. The musical will be called "Holler If Ya Hear Me," the title taken from a track on 'Pac's 1993 album Strictly 4 My N.I.G.G.A.Z.
  • Cover of Review: French Montana's "Coke Boys 4"
    In a way, Coke Boys 4 is exactly what was expected. Plenty of features, varied production, and a heavy supply of trunk bangers make this a typical French Montana project. This time around, OTF rapper Lil Durk was notably involved after recently joining forces with the Coke Boy family.
  • Cover of Eminem & Rihanna's "The Monster" Sales Skyrocket
    Eminem's newest collaboration with Rihanna was always expected to be huge, but this week it got a pretty surprising second wind. "The Monster" had a 123% sales increase in the last seven days, giving it the biggest sales week yet for the single, which officially dropped back in October.
  • Cover of Yelawolf To Wrap Up "LOVESTORY" LP This Month, Announces First Single
    Yelawolf released both his Trunk Muzik Returns and Black Fall EP this year, but fans are still awaiting his sophomore album, LOVESTORY. Turns out, it's very close to completion, and the first single has already been selected.
  • Cover of Review: Gucci Mane’s "The State Vs. Radric Davis II"
    Keeping Gucci Mane out of the headlines is no easy task. Once again he’s back, although this time with the release of his digital album The State Vs. Radric Davis II: The Caged Bird Sings.
  • Cover of Rico Wade Confirms Outkast Reunion At Coachella 2014, Future Talks "Honest"
    If one confirmation wasn't enough, we now have Dungeon Family's Rico Wade offering confirmation that Outkast will come together in 2014 at the Coachella festival.
  • Cover of Pries Announces "The Freshman Four Tour" w/ Neffy, Scadova & Crichy Crich
    In celebration of the success of his new Honey Jack project, as well as the fact that his "STFU" single has hit more than five million plays, Pries has decided to embark on "The Freshman Four Tour" with Neffy, Scadova & Crichy Crich. 
  • Cover of Vado Unveils Cover Art For "Sinatra" EP
    Vado has been pushing his new Scott Storch-produced single "Look Me In The Eyes" which features Rick Ross and French Montana, as he leads up to the release of a new EP, Sinatra.
  • Cover of Joey Bada$$ Announces Pro Era Mixtape Title & Release Date
    Pro Era dropped a pretty big mixtape back in 2012, and they're looking to follow it up at the top of 2014. Joey Bada$$ shared a new track from the collective this afternoon, along with the announcement of a brand new project.
  • Cover of Album Stream For Gucci Mane's "The State vs. Radric Davis II: The Caged Bird Sings"
    GuWop decided to bless his fans on Christmas day with a new effort, The State vs. Radric Davis II: The Caged Bird Sings, as he'll be facing some big legal issues come 2014 with federal gun charges on the horizon.
  • Cover of The LOX Release New EP "The Trinity" Without Warning [Update: Stream The EP]
    Beyonce seems to have spearheaded a trend with her preemptive album drop last week. In the early hours of the morning, both Angel Haze and The LOX dropped new projects without warning.
  • Cover of Mike Will Made It "More Than Likely" Feat. 2 Chainz
  • Cover of Jay Z Launches "Comador" Cigar Line
    Jay Z is a business, man. The rapper turnt mogul seems to be able to accomplish any venture he sets out on, recently pairing with Barneys, and taking a crack at the sports agent game. Jay's latest endeavor is cigars-- partnering with Cohiba Red Dot to launch a new line called Comador.
  • Cover of Lupe Fiasco Reveals Features For "Tetsuo & Youth," Praises Joey Bada$$
    Lupe Fiasco has been in the news for some bizarre reasons this year-- from getting a tomato thrown at him, to writing a mystery novel on Twitter, so it's always good to hear some updates about his music.
  • Cover of T.I. Says Trinidad James Can't Speak For All Of Atlanta
    Trinidad James sparked a minor controversy this year when he suggested that southern hip hop "ran" New York. We heard some responses from NY artists on the comments (Maino most visibly), but haven't heard from anyone from Atlanta, who Trinidad seemed to be speaking for.
  • Cover of HNHH Hotties: Wild'N'Out Edition
    The ladies on MTV's Wild'N'Out have never looked better. Host Nick Cannon always brings out a solid crew of hotties, so we decided to feature a couple of them right here on HNHH!
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