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  • 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$$, A$AP Mob, Logic & More Added To Lineup]
  • Cover of Fat Joe Explains In-Depth Story Behind Tax Evasion Charges On The Breakfast Club
    Fat Joe was recently sentenced to four months in prison for tax evasion. Joe had plead guilty to the charge, after failing to pay his taxes from the years 2007-2008 on an estimated near three million.
  • Cover of Episode 2 Of Our Exclusive "Under The Influence" BTS With Berner, Wiz Khalifa, Ty$, Joey Bada$$ & More
    Last week we gave you your first glimpse behind-the-scenes of the "Under The Influence" tour, and we've got even more exclusive footage for you in episode 2!
  • Cover of Underrated Audio: July 6-12
    Jay-Z basically dominated the web this past week with the release of Magna Carta Holy Grail and all the interviews and promo that followed.
  • Cover of Review: Joey Bada$$'s "Summer Knights"
    In February of 2012, Pro Era’s Joey Bada$$ and Capital STEEZ dropped the visuals for their collaboration “Survival Tactics,” which quickly went viral.
  • Cover of Joey Bada$$ Says It Will Take 3 Million For A Major Label To Sign Him
     After publicly speaking about passing on Jay-Z's Roc Nation imprint, Joey Badass revealed that it would take three million dollars for him to sign on the dotted line for a major label. 
  • Cover of Joey Bada$$ Calls Out Pitchfork For Blocking His Video From His Channel & "Summer Knights" Tracklist
    Joey Bada$$ is gearing up to release a new anticipated mixtape, Summer Knights, on Monday, July 1st. The rapper already revealed the cover art, as well as dropped a few leaks off it, which has only drummed up more anticipation.
  • Cover of Joey Bada$$, 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 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 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 Joey Bada$$ Announces Release Date For Pro Era's "Summer Knights" EP [Update: Joey Reveals It's A Full-Length Project]
    Joey Bada$$ may be readying his debut album B4.DA.$$, but he's still making sure to put on for his crew. In honour of his 200,000th folllower on twitter, Joey announced that Pro Era's Summer Knights EP will be dropping June 12th.
  • Cover of Fat Joe Speaks On Tax Problems & Possibility Of Jail Time
    Fat Joe pled guilty to charges of tax evasion back in December, although the rapper is among good company. Most recently we reported on Mary J. Blige's tax problems, plus there was Lauryn Hill's highly publicized case.
  • Cover of Hear Album Snippets For Statik Selektah's Upcoming "Extended Play" Project
    Statik Selektah has blessed us with an extensive preview of his upcoming Extended Play album, which is slated to drop on June 18th.
  • Cover of Joe Budden Talks About His Drug Addiction & Feud With Consequence
    Joe Budden has had ongoing struggles with addiction. The most recent one came in a relapse in the summer of 2012, where he used the popular drug Molly excessively. In an interview with Fuse, Budden spoke of how friends like Eminem helped him get through his problems, as well as his issues with Consequence.
  • Cover of Slaughterhouse Says They Are Already Recording Third Album
    Lyrical super group Slaughterhouse were busy in the studio last year with their mixtape, solo projects, and first record under Shady Records,  welcome to: Our House.  Now the rapping foursome says they are already in the studio working on their next collaborative album. 
  • Cover of Joey Bada$$ & Pro Era Discuss Origins, Influences And Debut CJ Fly Project
    Pro Era members Joey Bada$$, CJ Fly, Nyck Caution, Dessy Hinds, Kirk Knight and A La $ole recently caught up with DJ Hyphen and J. Moore for an interview on Seattle's KUBE 93 Sunday Night Sound Session.
  • Cover of Joey Bada$$ Says He Won't Perform At "Under The Influence" Tour If Billed Below Trinidad Jame$ [Update: Joey Deletes Tweets, Admits Remarks Were "Childish"]
    This weekend the "Under The Influence" tour was announced. The tour sports an all-star cast of rappers, including Wiz Khalifa, A$AP Rocky, B.o.B., and more. While most were excited when reading the list of acts on the poster, Joey Bada$$-- who is also set to perform on the tour-- was not one of them. 
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