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  • Cover of Joey Bada$$ Says It Will Take 3 Million For A Major Label To Sign Him
     After publicly speaking about passing on Jay-Z's Roc Nation imprint, Joey Badass revealed that it would take three million dollars for him to sign on the dotted line for a major label. 
  • Cover of Lil Scrappy Speaks On Going To Rehab For Weed Addiction [Update: Scrappy Leaves Rehab]
    Lil Scrappy is heading to rehab to get his weed addiction in check, after failing his urine test while on probation and proving positive for marijuana.
  • Cover of Watch BET Awards Pre-Show Performances From French Montana, Trinidad James & Ace Hood
    Prior to the BET Awards kicking off at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, Bow Wow and Angela Simmons hosted the pre-show and red carpet arrivals. Performing on stage for the pre-show were French Montana, Trinidad James, Ace Hood, and more. You can catch the performances from them below (via). Trinidad James
  • Cover of Kanye West Releasing "Black Skinhead" As First Single & Music Video
     Kanye West's "no strategy" approach held on strong for a while, but couldn't last forever. With no single or video thus far, Billboard has confirmed that Kanye West will release "Black Skinhead" as his first official single off Yeezus. 
  • Cover of Joey Bada$$ Calls Out Pitchfork For Blocking His Video From His Channel & "Summer Knights" Tracklist
    Joey Bada$$ is gearing up to release a new anticipated mixtape, Summer Knights, on Monday, July 1st. The rapper already revealed the cover art, as well as dropped a few leaks off it, which has only drummed up more anticipation.
  • Cover of Paul Pierce & Kevin Garnett Traded To Brooklyn Nets
    The future is now for the Brooklyn Nets.The Nets and Boston Celtics agreed Thursday to a blockbuster trade that would send future Hall of Famers Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce to Brooklyn.The deal can't be finalized before July 10.Trade talks heated up Thursday, but the main stumbling block late in the day was Garnett,
  • Cover of Eminem Speaks On Past Addiction To Painkillers & Near Fatal Overdose In "How To Make Money Selling Drugs"
    Eminem isn't the most media-friendly or public person, however, a lot of what he wouldn't share in an interview comes out through his lyrics. Thus we've often heard Eminem rap about drugs, whether it's when he was taking them consistently, or when he was trying to sober up.
  • Cover of Big Sean Announces New Single, Talks "Hall Of Fame" & Possible Adele Collaboration
    After announcing the release date of his highly anticipated Hall Of Fame album in visual form last night, Big Sean has revealed further information on the project in a backstage interview with Rap-Up TV at Power 106's annual Powerhouse concert. Sean briefly touched on his new single "Beware," Yeezus
  • Cover of Mariah Carey In The Studio With Young Jeezy & Mike WiLL Made It
    Looks like  "Beautiful" with Miguel won't be the only big collaboration on Mariah Carey's forthcoming album, The Art Of Letting Go. New photos suggest that the singer has something in the works with both Young Jeezy and super-producer Mike WiLL Made It. 
  • Cover of Waka Flocka Reveals He's Helping Amanda Bynes With Her Rap Career
    Amanda Bynes has been in the news a lot lately for her strange and erratic behavior, which includes throwing a bong out her window, tweeting at rappers, dissing Rihanna (and various other people), announcing she wants to become a rapper, and just generally looking crazy.
  • Cover of LeBron James Will Wear His Headband To Start Game 7
    Last night LeBron James lost his signature headband with under 10 minutes left in the fourth quarter, and then proceeded to go off afterwards.  He played sans-headband for the remainder of regulation, and overtime in the Heat’s win.The question now is, “will LeBron lose the headband for Game 7, and possibly for go
  • Cover of Diddy's Revolt TV Network Finalizes National Carriage Deal With Time Warner Cable
    As Diddy continues the expansion of his Bad Boy empire, he's been venturing into all forms of media, including television. He announced last year the start of his own TV network, Revolt, and today news comes in that the network has finalized a national carriage agreement with Time Warner Cable.
  • Cover of Joey Bada$$, Kid Ink, A$AP Ferg & More Explain Which Rap Trends They Would Like To See Die
    HNHH served as sponsors for the Festival Village stage at this year's Summer Jam XX, and as a result we got to hang out with some of the artists and ask them questions.
  • Cover of Raekwon Announces Canadian Tour In Support Of "F.I.L.A."
    Raekwon has always shown love to Canada, setting up his Ice H20 label in Toronto, and putting on Toronto-born rapper J. Era. Now Rae is going to embark on a Canadian tour in support of his album, F.I.L.A. (Fly Illustrious Luxurious Art).
  • Cover of Joey Bada$$ Reveals "Summer Knights" Artwork [Update: Project Pushed Back]
    Joey Bada$$ has been hinting about the Summer Knights project for some time now, and the release has been changing slightly each time he's spoken about it.
  • Cover of Waka Flocka Distances Himself From Brick Squad's "Big Money Talk" Album
    Gucci Mane recently announced a new compilation project for his Brick Squad crew, called Big Money Talk. Many fans were wondering if Waka Flocka would find his way on the project, as Gucci and Waka have recently been at odds, ending their working relationship.
  • Cover of Gucci Mane Speaks On Who Owns Brick Squad, Waka Flocka & Compilation Album
    Gucci Mane recently revealed that a Brick Squad compilation album is on the way, and it will indeed feature Waka Flocka, who in recent months has been beefing with Gucci. GuWop sat down with The Fader for an interview, in which he discussed his relationship with Waka and getting him to appear on Big Money Talk.
  • Cover of Jadakiss Speaks On MMG Rumors: "The LOX Might Get An Offer From MMG"
    Yesterday we heard from Jadakiss on his upcoming projects, namely, his own solo album Top 5 Dead Or Alive, but as well he announced a joint project with Yo Gotti, and confirmed the LOX album is still happening. Jada himself was recently featured on Rick Ross' Self-Made Vol.
  • Cover of Joey Bada$$ Reveals What's On His iPod & Talks "Summer Knights" Mixtape
    Our interview footage from the recent HOT 97 Summer Jam continues today, with none other than Beast Coast rapper Joey Bada$$. The New York native took the stage at the Festival Village this year, a momentous event in the young rapper's rising career.
  • Cover of Gucci Mane Advises Chief Keef Not To Follow In His Footsteps
    Gucci Mane is known for his trouble with the law, having seen a jail cell multiple times through out his life. Nonetheless, in a new interview, Gucci Mane shows regret for some of his past incidents, and says that he doesn't want his newest signee, Chief Keef, to follow in his footsteps.
  • Cover of Jadakiss Reveals Features On "Top 5 Dead Or Alive" & Joint Project With Yo Gotti
    Jadakiss isn't hesitant to put himself in the Top 5 emcees of all time, and as a testiment to this, he decided to name his upcoming album Top 5 Dead Or Alive. Whether or not Jadakiss is in your Top 5, the rapper continues to have a successful career within the rap game for around twenty years.
  • Cover of Gucci Mane Announces Brick Squad "Big Money Talk" Album, Says It Will Include Waka Flocka
    Gucci Mane is nothing if not prolific. Since January, he's released 5 mixtapes (3 joint, 2 solo), and one independent album with last month's Trap House III. Gucci has already announced another album, Mr.
  • Cover of Rick Ross Discusses How Collabos Came Together For "Self Made Vol. 3"
    Last summer Rick Ross and MMG dropped one of the best collaborative projects of the year with Self Made Vol. 2, which was just one of many big-selling albums for the Maybach crew.  Speaking about their next collabo effort, Self Made Vol.
  • Cover of Chief Keef's Beats By Dre Headphones Dropping Saturday In NYC
     After making headlines this past week for not one, but two seperate arrests, Chief Keef will get a chance to make some of his money back by releasing his long awaited Beats By Dre headphones this Saturday.
  • Cover of Photos Of LeBron, Wade & Bosh In '99, Tim Duncan's 1st Title Year
    “Resurgence” has been a theme through the 2012-2013 season as some of the league’s elder statesmen have had fantastic seasons.  Both Kobe Bryant and Tim Duncan were even voted All-NBA First team, and Father Time looks to be on the ropes against these athletes who are continuing to excel late into their career. 
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