Top Tracks: June 1- June 7
After a relatively stagnant week, HNHH readers decided they wanted something new in the first week of June. Let’s get to it: 10) The Weeknd – In The Night This currently-unavailable Weeknd track managed to hold on in spite of a lukewarm reaction from readers. Abel’s latest dropped six spots to land at number 10 in its second week. 9) Juicy J ft. Ty Dolla $ign, Drake – Tryna Fuck
Top 5 Lil Wayne Verses Of 2015
Lil Wayne has had a tougher year than anyone. Carter V has officially reached Detox status, and though he's promised the Free Weezy Album, we're not waiting up at night for that either. The sad part is, none of it seems to be his fault. Today, however, we got "Glory," a brand new Weezy single, premiered exclusively on TIDAL.
Lil Wayne Is Now A Co-Owner Of TIDAL
Before today, we hadn't received any signs that Lil Wayne was involved with TIDAL in any way, but now it's more apparent than ever that he's putting some stake in the company. Earlier today, he dropped "Glory," purportedly the first single from his Free Weezy Album, as an exclusive on the streaming service, and now we've received reports that he's the company's latest co-owner.
Lil Wayne Releases New Track "Glory" As A TIDAL Exclusive
For those of you not swayed by music videos from Jay Z, Rihanna, Beyonce and Nicki Minaj, here's something that might make you want to subscribe to TIDAL: a new Lil Wayne song. Entitled "Glory," it's his first new, original track since the Migos-featuring "Amazing Amy" hit the web back in January.
Lil Wayne Bus Shooting Suspect Turns Himself In
While it was initially believed that the suspect in the Lil Wayne bus shooting case had already been arrested, it seems it was simply a warrant that was issued. According to TMZ, Jimmy Carlton Winfrey has now officially turned himself in as of this morning.
A History Of Drake Showing Love On Tour
Drake stays true to the three words he lent to Juvenile's Rich Gang single "Show Me Love." "I Show Love" is mantra he lives by when he's in the 6 and when he's on the road. Drake rarely mentioned his Canadian identity during the beginning of his career, setting himself apart from most city-repping, street-affiliated rappers. Since, he's gone on to dedicate himself to "the 6," giving Toronto that universally-recognized nickname and anointing himself the "6 God."
A$AP Rocky Says He Wanted To Re-Do His Verse On "M'$" After Hearing Lil Wayne's
A$AP Rocky and his label took the reigns on an album leak when they decided to release A.L.L.A. a week before it's due date. The final tracklist showed off a few familiar names, like Kanye West and Lil Wayne, and a few that were unfamiliar, like Joe Fox. Our host Baker sat down with Rocky to discuss the album last night, and dig deeper into three specific tracks: "Canal St.," "Jukebox Joints" and "M'$."
Suspect In Lil Wayne Bus Shooting May Be Affiliated With Young Thug
A month back, Lil Wayne's tour bus was shot at following a show in Atlanta. Police have now made an arrest, and it's being reported that the shooter could be connected to Young Thug.
Young Thug Says His Next Mixtape Will Be Called "Tha Carter V"
For legal reasons, Young Thug had to change the name of his last mixtape from Carter 6 to Barter 6, but he's not done trying to carry on the legacy of Lil Wayne's Carter series (or besmirch it, depending on who you ask). In a new interview on No Days Off Radio, Thugger reveals that he'll be dropping a mixtape before his debut album, Hy!£UN35, arrives in August, and that mixtape will be called Tha Carter V.
Lil Wayne & Wiz Khalifa Are Now Available For DJ Performances
As if Lil Wayne and Wiz Khalifa aren’t making enough money these days, the two are looking to expand their bank accounts thanks to a new profession in DJ'ing. According to TMZ, both Wayne & Wiz have been inspired by Snoop Dogg's recent success with spinning music, which includes a residency in Vegas, that the two rappers are now setting their own prices and looking to follow in suit.
Codeine Crazy: The Top 10 Lean-Inspired Rap Songs
Lean is by no means a new craze in hip-hop. Since the early days of DJ Screw, promethazine mixed with codeine and Sprite has been the recipe for many southern classics. Though purple drank originated in Houston, it has slurred its way into Atlanta, New Orleans, and just about every other hip-hop metropolis in the country.
Top Tracks: May 10 - May 17
Another week, another fresh crop of songs raiding our Top Ten. Let’s get to it. 10) Omarion ft. DeJ Loaf, Trey Songz, Ty Dolla $ign and Rick Ross – Post To Be (Remix) This re-working of Omarion’s hit was smart enough to keep its most famous, meme-spawning line. And like that line, it’s hanging around for another week.
Charlamagne Tha God Says Young Thug Is Setting Himself Up For Failure
On a recent episode of VladTV, Vlad and Power 105.1 radio host Charlamagne Tha God engaged in a civil but heated debate on the merits of Young Thug's music, with Vlad advocating for Barter VI and Charlamagne refusing to listen to it.
Christina Milian Got A Lil Wayne Tattoo
Lil Wayne and Christina Milian's relationship isn't exactly a secret, but both parties turn pretty coy when asked about it. What Milian won't say publicly is pronounced loud and clear by here new tattoo -- a declaration of her love for Weezy. The couple have given themselves their own couple name using each of their pseudonyms -- Tina Turnup and Tunechi -- to make TNT. Christina's new ink read love hard... TnT, which doesn't leave much to the imagination. She showed off the new tatt in an interview with E!
DJ Khaled's Top 5 Posse Anthems
As far DJs go, there's no one who sells more music than DJ Khaled. Khaled Khaled (no typo) is far from just a DJ though. The Miami hip-hop magnate is the founder and CEO of We the Best Music Group, which includes artists like Ace Hood and dancehall superstar Movado, and the President of Def Jam South, which helped revive Def Jam as a whole toward the end of the '00s.
DJ Khaled Is No Longer With Cash Money
While DJ Khaled has been repping as hard as humanly possible for We The Best over the last few years, the imprint has thus far been living underneath Cash Money as an imprint. However, the always-entertaining DJ revealed in an interview with the Breakfast Club today that his official ties to the label are no more."I'm not signed to Cash Money at all," he said. "It's not like I'm here to promote that I've been off. No, I'm not that type of person.
Quiz: Whose Baby Mama?
For Mother's Day we're offering up a fun quiz to see how well you know your rapper baby mamas. Rappers are prone to having multiple baby mamas, and so it can be a task to keep up with them. Not only that, but given the close-knit music industry, it's not uncommon for rappers to exchange baby mamas, or at least, take on another rapper's lady after the couple breaks up.
Top 10 Features On Tech N9ne's "Special Effects"
Even though Tech N9ne has spent years cranking out a series of collaboration albums, he couldn’t resist inviting his (wildly talented) rapping friends to join in on the fun on his latest album, Special Effects. Most of the album's 25 tracks include features from some very familiar faces. The biggest surprises, though, come from those you don't know, who compete with industry veterans on an album full of quotable verses. This is ripe territory to rank the best features on the album and include some of our favorite bars.
Is A Chief Keef & Lil Wayne Collab On The Way?
A couple week ago, Chief Keef announced that he’s working on a new album titled The Cozart, which is shaping up to host quite the lineup of features.