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  • 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!
  • Cover of Talib Kweli Says New York Radio Doesn't Support NY Artists
     Weeks after Trinidad James bashed New York's radio stations for not playing enough local artists, Brooklyn rap veteran Talib Kweli decided to back James' comments and say the same thing.
  • Cover of Gucci Mane Included In Slim Dunkin’s Wrongful Death Lawsuit
    For those unaware, late Brick Squad Monopoly emcee Mario "Slim Dunkin" Hamilton was shot to death in Atlanta's Zone 6 Studio on December 16th, 2011, after an alleged dispute over candy with fellow rapper Vinson "Young Vito" Hardimon. Although a Fulton County jury found Hardimon guilty of gun possession and ag
  • Cover of Gucci Mane Reveals New Album Title, Cover Art & Release Date [Update: Tracklist & Album Snippets Revealed]
    Gucci Mane's ongoing trouble with the law may have hit its peak this year, with the rapper currently facing 20 years in jail. Gucci has decided to release a sequel to his 2009 major label debut, The State Vs. Radric Davis, which was released while he was incarcerated.
  • Cover of A Hip-Hop Head Holiday Gift Guide
    Although Hannukah went down early this year, Christmas is still right around the corner. With that in mind, we've decided to help you pick out your gifts (or perhaps you'll just add something to your wishlist!) this year with a Holiday Gift Guide perfect for the hip-hop head.
  • Cover of 50 Cent Discusses Nelson Mandela's Legacy, Ja Rule, New Music & More
    In a Shade 45 interview with DJ Whoo Kid this morning, 50 Cent discussed Nelson Mandela's legacy, Ja Rule, his latest projects and much more. During a G-Unit tour of Africa in 2008, 50 visited Mandela in Johannesburg, South Africa, an experience he describes as "amazing" and enlightening. 
  • Cover of Waka Flocka On Gucci Mane: "Who Is That? He Don't Exist To Me"
    Waka Flocka and Gucci Mane have had their differences in the past, though they seemed to always reconcile in the end. This time however, it seems as if the Brick Squad partnership is officially over.
  • Cover of Stream Problem's "Understand Me" EP
    Problem's has had quite a presence this year, but up until now, has not released a retail project. The rapper's Understand Me EP--a collection of 8 tracks, both old and new--will break that trend, dropping on iTunes December 10th. 
  • Cover of Hopsin Announces "Knock Madness" Tour Dates
    Hopsin's new album Knock Madness arrived at the end of November, and Hop is ready to take it on the road for the next few months. The West Coast native announced a "Knock Madness" tour today, with tour stops across the United States, running through out the months of January until March.
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