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  • Cover of Joe Budden Reveals Title Of Slaughterhouse Album, Says It Has "Budden" Undertones
    In December Slaughterhouse announced a new tour kicking off in March titled "Glass House" tour, which we assume would be in conjunction with their upcoming new album, thus it may come as no surprise that their album is actually titled Glass House.
  • Cover of Joey Fatts Reveals Cover Art & Release Date For "iLL Street Blues"
    Rising rapper Joey Fatts grabbed our attention with the release of his mixtape Chipper Jones Vol. 2 last May. He'll be returning soon with a new effort, iLL Street Blues.
  • Cover of Awkword Reveals Art, Tracklist & Features For "World View" Compilation, Feat. Joell Ortiz, Harry Fraud, KRS-One & More
  • 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 Lupe Fiasco Reveals Features For "Tetsuo & Youth," Praises Joey Bada$$
    Lupe Fiasco has been in the news for some bizarre reasons this year-- from getting a tomato thrown at him, to writing a mystery novel on Twitter, so it's always good to hear some updates about his music.
  • Cover of Slaughterhouse Announce "Glass House" North American Tour
    Slaughterhouse have been hinting at a new album for some time now. In fact, according to Joe Budden it's actually complete.
  • Cover of Fat Joe Licks His Jordan 11s To Show They're Clean
    Fat Joe is still practicing the technique of licking the soles of his deadstock sneakers.
  • Cover of Lupe Fiasco Begins Writing Novel On Twitter
    Lupe Fiasco has been known to be pretty erratic on Twitter, which lead to him making his account private. While he's been a little more subdued since the privacy change, he's begun work on a fairly strange project through the outlet.
  • Cover of Fat Joe Released From Jail
    Fat Joe is reportedly out of jail, just in time to celebrate Thanksgiving.  The rapper was serving a four-month sentence on tax evasion charges, in addition to paying a $15,000 fine. According to producer DJ Nasty (he did "All I Do Is Win"), Joe is a free man today.
  • Cover of Joe Budden Says New Slaughterhouse Album Is "By Far" Their Best Project, Will Feature Action Bronson
    Joe Budden certainly seems confident in the new Slaughterhouse project. The New York wordsmith also made sure to stress that his feelings about the LP are sincere, realizing just how often "rappers say that" to promote their albums. 
  • Cover of Ab-Soul & Joey Bada$$ Arrested In St. Louis [Update: Details Emerge, Joey & Ab Were Released]
    After their performance in St. Louis Monday night for The Smokers Club Tour, Ab-Soul, Joey Badas$$, and a few members of the Pro Era crew were arrested.
  • Cover of Joe Budden On New Slaughterhouse Album: "We're Not Doing Nothing While Em Is Coming Out"
    Slaughterhouse are getting ready to drop their follow-up to welcome to: Our House, and while the project is complete, the rap supergroup have no plans on releasing it until Eminem is done with his chart takeover. MTV spoke to Joe Budden about the crew's new record.
  • Cover of Joey Bada$$ Talks About His Love/Hate Relationship With Twitter, TDE's BET Cypher
    Yesterday we brought you our interview with Soulo Ho3 from the Smokers Club tour, and today we're returning with our brief conversation with Joey Bada$$, a fellow headliner on the tour. 
  • Cover of Win Tickets To "The Smokers Club Tour" And See Joey Bada$$ and Ab Soul!
    THE RULES ARE SIMPLE: 1) Follow HotNewHipHop on Facebook + Twitter Follow @hotnewhiphop // 2) Enter the comment below: "HotNewHipHop, send me to Smokers Club in CITY NAME!"
  • Cover of Joey Bada$$ Announces "Summer Knights" EP - Tracklist & Features Revealed
    Following the release of the visuals to "Hilary $wank" today, Joey Bada$$ is announcing a followup EP to his Summer Knights mixtape. 
  • Cover of A$AP Ferg Headlining "Turnt x Burnt" Tour With A$AP Mob, Joey Fatts
    A$AP Ferg is ready for a headlining tour, although he'll still be joined by the A$AP Mob. The Harlem rapper is taking Trap Lord on the road, along with the Mob, Joey Fatts, Aston Matthews, Overdoz, and 100s
  • Cover of 15 ‪Hottest Mixtapes Of The Summer 2013
    Now that the new scholastic year is upon us, the doors of summer have officially closed and it's back to reality. As such, we've decided to look back on some of the projects that helped define the warmer months of 2013, if only to prolong those chiller times for a moment. 
  • Cover of Lyrics Of The Week: August 23-29
    There's quite a bit of repetition in the game these days, and specific bars are often overlooked. This is an opportunity to take a closer listen and really consider what these artists have to say. We encourage your opinions.
  • Cover of Ab-Soul & Joey Bada$$ Headline "The Smoker's Club" Tour
    Ab-Soul and Joey Bada$$ are joining forces for a co-headlining tour. "The Smoker's Club" tour will make its way across North America, and include plenty of guests including The Underachievers, Chevy Woods, Pro Era, Cashius Green and more! You can catch the show this fall. View the full list of dates below.
  • Cover of Joe Budden Announces New EP & Album
    The album announcements just keep coming in, following the eventful MTV VMAs. Joe Budden recently released a response to Kendrick Lamar's "Control" verse, and now he's announcing a lot more music is on the way.
  • Cover of Fat Joe Sentenced To Four Months In Prison For Tax Evasion [Update: Fat Joe In Custody]
    As we're seeing become a trend with many rappers, Fat Joe had to face the tax man and ended up pleading guilty to tax evasion, and he was aware that jail time was a possibility.  Now the judge has handed out the sentence and it looks like Joe will be serving time behind bars. 
  • Cover of Trinidad James Responds To Joe Budden Dissing Him On "Control"
    Trinidad James was in the crossfire of Joe Budden's response to Kendrick Lamar, "Control." The New York native said of the ATLien, "this ain’t for bandwagon fans, sit ya asses in the same spot/y’all the same niggas that made Trinidad James hot." Trinidad isn't planning on firing back at Budden, at leas
  • Cover of Joey Bada$$ Responds To Joe Budden's "Control" Diss
    Joey Bada$$ has been known to be pretty vocal on Twitter, so when Joe Budden threw a jab at him in his new "Control" freestyle, a response was expected.
  • Cover of Rock The Bells 2013 Lineup Announced [Update: Joey Bada$$, A$AP Mob, Logic & More Added To Lineup]
  • Cover of Fat Joe Explains In-Depth Story Behind Tax Evasion Charges On The Breakfast Club
    Fat Joe was recently sentenced to four months in prison for tax evasion. Joe had plead guilty to the charge, after failing to pay his taxes from the years 2007-2008 on an estimated near three million.
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