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  • Cover of Rap Industry Recap: September
    Business moves quick, and that's no exception for the rap world. From the hottest new signings, to movie deals, to album pushbacks, the industry is constantly in motion. It can be hard to keep up with at times, so we've consolidated all of the must-hear information from the past month, all in one place.
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar’s "i" Producer Says The Rapper’s New Album Is "Incredible"
    Kendrick Lamar released one of the most anticipated records of the year last week with “i”, and ever since then, his sophomore album is all we can think & talk about.
  • Cover of According To Theophilus London, Kanye West's New Album Isn't Done Yet
    Last week, Theophilus London found himself receiving more attention from the media than he ever had in his career, all because of hints he was offering about Kanye West's new album.
  • Cover of 10 Things You Need To Know About ILoveMakonnen
    Few names have taken the hip-hop world by storm like ILoveMakonnen has in the last few months. A buzz-worthy mixtape artist came to mainstream fame after signing to Drake's OVO Sound label, along with having Drizzy blessing his single "Tuesday" with a verse.
  • Cover of Remix Fix: Check Out Kygo's Remix Of The Weeknd's "Often"
    Today we're introducing a new weekly series, Remix Fix, which will aim to bring you dope, fresh remixes of some of your favorite hip-hop and r'n'b records, for a little something different each week.
  • Cover of Beyonce Unveils 2015 Calendar
    With 2015 only a few months away, Beyonce is cashing in on the upcoming holiday season and making her second annual calender available a few months early.
  • Cover of Dreamville Rapper Cozz Reveals Artwork & Tracklist For Debut Mixtape "Cozz & Effect"
    Last week, Cozz ended the week with the release of a new record "Wait's Over," declaring that his debut mixtape on the Dreamville imprint would be arriving shortly.
  • Cover of FBI Raids Mally Mall's House In Las Vegas
    Mally Mall's currently in L.A. shooting "Love And Hip Hop Hollywood," but back at his house in Las Vegas, some trouble is brewing. TMZ reports that the rapper, producer and TV star's home in the Nevada city is currently being raided by the FBI.
  • Cover of Stream Bishop Nehru & MF Doom's "NehruvianDOOM" Album
    Bishop Nehru and MF Doom have collaborated on an entire album, the highly anticipated NehruvianDOOM. The album doesn't actually drop until October 6th, but leading up to the album release, Pitchfork has an exclusive stream of the LP.
  • Cover of Wiz Khalifa Says Marriage Was Over Before Amber Rose Walked In On Him With Another Woman
    The details of Wiz Khalifa's recent divorce from Amber Rose continue to trickle into the public eye. According to TMZ -- the king of intrusive details -- the Pittsburgh rapper was quoted saying, "I just didn't want to be married to her anymore."
  • Cover of Charts Don’t Lie: September 28
    This week Chris Brown makes his Billboard 200 debut with his new album X. The singer went above and beyond the projected sales, moving 146,000 copies opening week. As some people noticed, on Twitter Chris Brown tweeted that X had sold 495k, according to the Billboard Consumption Chart. He tweeted, "TEAM BREEZY!
  • Cover of The Weeknd To Join Ariana Grande For SNL Performance Tonight
    The Weeknd made a surprising appearance on Ariana Grande's smash album, My Everything this year, guesting on the pop duet, "Love Me Harder", and it seems he'll be making yet another unexpected appearance tonight on SNL for the song's live incarnation.
  • Cover of Underrated Audio: September 20 -September 26
    Underrated Audio aims to provide you with some dope looks from the last seven days that flew under most peoples' radars. While they may have received front-page placement on HNHH, they didn't get as many views as they deserve, so we shine a little more light on them right here.
  • Cover of Logic Reveals Artwork And Title Of Debut Album [Update: Deluxe Edition Artwork Revealed]
    One of the most anticipated albums of the remainder of 2014 has to be Logic's upcoming commercial debut. Today, Complex unveiled the artwork and title of the upcoming album, set to drop "later this year." It's called Under Pressure, and the artwork is above. Logic described the project to Complex thusly:
  • Cover of Big Sean Speaks On New Album Sound & Ariana Grande Rumors
    Big Sean got us excited when he dropped four new records in one day, and killed each one in a different way, from the dark "Paradise" to the break-up anthem "I Don't Fuck With You" to the more laid-back "Jit/Juke." The rapper has since done a few interviews, and in this most recent one, he discusses the direc
  • Cover of 50 Cent's Grandmother Passes Away [Update: 50 Speaks On Her Passing]
    If you're a fan of 50 Cent, you know what an important role his grandmother played in his life. 50 has previously spoken on how his grandmother, Beulah Jackson, was the person that cared for him the most.
  • Cover of Andre 3000 Covers Billboard, Talks Solo Album, $100k Verses & More
    Andre 3000 is coming out of his shell in order to promote the Jimi Hendrix film, "Jimi: All By My Side." We've seen him do several interviews as we lead up to the film's release date, which is actually today, and now he's on the cover of Billboard magazine.
  • Cover of Samples Of The Week: September 25
    When hip-hop began, samples were all that DJs and producers had to construct instrumental tracks with. They'd dig through crates of vinyl trying to find isolated drum breaks, melodies or vocals that they could repurpose for use in hip-hop music.
  • Cover of Kanye West Played His Entire Album In Paris Last Night
    Kanye West is keeping his upcoming album top-secret (which seems to be a thing these days), however it appears as though the album is complete and awaiting release. 
  • Cover of Is Kendrick Lamar On Lil Wayne's "Carter V"?
    Kendrick Lamar has been busy promoting his new single "i" ever since it was released on Tuesday morning. Making his way over to Power 106 this week, K. Dot decided to not only bless the LA Leakers with a quick freestyle that came out tonight, but he may have also spilled some news regarding Lil Wayne's next album.
  • Cover of 10 Sophomore Albums Compared To Debuts
    Kendrick Lamar is gearing up to release the sequel to his debut good kid, m.A.A.d city, as you well know.
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar Speaks On New Single "i" [Update: Full Interview With Power 106 Added]
    Kendrick Lamar made sure we started off our day on a positive note, with the release of his new single "i." We say positive note, because even though the song may not be what you were expecting, there's no denying that it contains an inspirational message.
  • Cover of Andre 3000 Speaks On Jimi Hendrix Role & Possibility Of OutKast Movie
    Andre 3000 is set to play Jimi Hendrix in the upcoming movie "Jimi: All Is By My Side," centered around one important year in the guitarist's life, from 1966-1967.
  • Cover of Mary J. Blige Announces New Album "The London Sessions" [Update: Tracklist & Artwork Revealed]
    Last fall, UK dance duo Disclosure released a brand new version of their track "F For You" that featured none other than Mary J. Blige. The R&B singer had recently taken the stage alongside the group at a show in NYC, and now it seems like their musical partnership will continue on.
  • Cover of Apple To Reportedly Shut Down Beats Music Streaming Service
    Last week, we learned that Dr. Dre's veritable unicorn of an album, previously thought to be titled Detox, will probably arrive under another title, and today comes the news that you may not be able to stream said album on Dre's own streaming service.
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