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  • Cover of Underrated Audio: November 1- November 7
    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 Yung Berg Fired From "Love & Hip Hop Hollywood"
    A couple of days ago, rapper and "Love & Hip Hop Hollywood" star Yung Berg was arrested after allegedly beating and choking his girlfriend -- the charge was "obstruction of breathing." Now, the incident has led to him being fired from his TV gig.
  • Cover of Origins: The Samples From Logic's Debut Album, "Under Pressure"
    For almost a year, living in his friend’s basement, MC Logic worked non-stop on a deadline to make "it" happen before the year was up. And that he did. The Maryland native signed with Visionary Music Group and Def Jam, and began working on his first project, Under Pressure.
  • Cover of Peter Rosenberg: Kendrick Lamar's Album Is Dropping In Early 2015 [Update: Kendrick Says Could Arrive Sooner]
    As a Hot 97 radio host, Peter Rosenberg often has a reputation as a crotchety, tough-to-please listener, so that's why his new, gushing "review" of Kendrick Lamar's upcoming album is so shocking.
  • Cover of Review: Theophilus London's "Vibes"
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar Sings, Freestyles Over Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off"
    Today, Taylor Swift officially became the first solo artist to sell a million copies of an album, doing it with her new 1989 LP in just one week.
  • Cover of Yung Berg Arrested For Attacking Girlfriend
    Yung Berg, also known as Hitmaka (although that name hasn't really taken off it seems), is in a bit of hot water with the cops after apparently attacking his girlfriend.
  • Cover of Kelly Rowland Gives Birth To Baby Boy
    Kelly Rowland put her pregnant body on full display for Elle magazine around a month ago, and it was quite obvious by the photos that the singer would be ready to pop any day now. 
  • Cover of Review: Future's "Monster"
    Part of Future’s appeal lies in a musically indefinable existence. While both Pluto (and the 3D version) and Honest became somewhat of a set template for artists like Travi$ Scott, Future himself is a blend of the past, some not so distant.
  • Cover of No I.D. Promoted To Head Of A&R At Def Jam
    Dion “No I.D.” Wilson has been behind some of the hottest projects of the year via Def Jam, like Logic’s Under Pressure and Common’s Nobody Smiling, and now he’s getting rewarded for his outstanding work.
  • Cover of A History Of Rapper Break-Ups In 2014
    It has clearly been a tough year for rappers when it comes to love. In 2014, we saw some very long-term relationships, marriages and short flings sadly come to an end, some of which were really unexpected.
  • Cover of Theophilus London Talks Working With Kanye West
    When Vibes officially drops tomorrow, it will mark Theophilus London's first project since 2012's Rose Island Vol. 1 tape. Working on the project with Kanye West, who executive produced the album, London had some stories to share with us when he visited our NY office recently.
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar Speaks In-Depth On Inspiration Behind "i", Producers On New LP
    Kendrick Lamar surprised fans with the fun-loving and motivational single "i" off his as-of-yet untitled sophomore album.
  • Cover of Charts Don’t Lie: November 2
    This week the race between T.I. and Logic for the top spot on the Billboard 200 comes to a close. Many fans have been anticipating the competition between the OG and the newcomer, and the final tally finds Tip coming out ahead by less than 10,000 copies.
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar Returning To "Saturday Night Live"
    Just over a year since he last appeared on Saturday Night Live, Kendrick Lamar has been booked to perform at the show yet again.
  • Cover of Rap Industry Recap: October
    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 What's New In Battle Rap (October 31)
    Battle rap is quickly growing as a culture. What was almost completely relegated to street corners and Youtube a few years ago has garnered national recognition, more TV programming, Pay-Per-View events, and other attention of the mainstream media.
  • Cover of French Montana & Jeremih Announce "Set It Off" Tour
    French Montana revealed a tentative release date for Mac And Cheese 4 the other day. Now that the album is completed and awaiting sample clearances, he's announced a new tour alongside r'n'b singer Jeremih, for their "Set It Off" tour.
  • Cover of French Montana Announces Tentative Release Date For "Mac & Cheese 4"
    Since French Montana began dating a Kardashian earlier this year, he's been in the news so much for his personal life (the relationship, subsequent breakup, and then a divorce on top of all of that) that it's easy to forget that he's been hard at work prepping his next album.
  • Cover of Benzino & Fiancee Reportedly Fired From "Love & Hip-Hop: Atlanta"
    It appears as though Benzino and his fiancee Althea Eaton have been given the boot from "Love & Hip-Hop: Atlanta" reality TV show. According to reports, the firing is a result of a brawl that took place between Althea and her castmate, Joseline Hernandez.
  • Cover of Is Kendrick Lamar Readying A New Single Titled "King Kunta"?
    Is Kendrick Lamar about to drop off another new single here soon titled “King Kunta”? Well according to HBO Music Supervisor, Scott Vener, he is.
  • Cover of T.I.'s "Paperwork" Tops Logic's "Under Pressure" For First Week Sales
    After much speculation on the race between T.I. and Logic for the top Billboard spot, Tip's Paperwork album has come out the winner, although he wasn't quite able to attain a #1 debut.
  • Cover of Stream Theophilus London's "Vibes" Album Executive Produced By Kanye West
    Theophilus London's new album has become one of his most anticipated projects yet, not just because he has Yeezus himself as the executive producer. 
  • Cover of Review: Logic's "Under Pressure"
    Sir Robert Bryson Hall II even sounds like future royalty. Professionally known as Logic, the massively talented Maryland MC has that potential. He’s also an interesting meta case study of multiple perspectives. Surface level, his racial background paints a ready-made perception, fair or not. 
  • Cover of Charts Don’t Lie: October 26
    Right now we're anxiously awaiting the first week numbers for both Logic and T.I. with their respective albums Under Pressure and Paperwork.
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