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  • Cover of Pitbull Wins Case Over Lindsay Lohan Lyrics
    Back in 2011, Pitbull scored one of the biggest hits of the year with his song “Give Me Everything” featuring Ne-Yo, Afrojack and Nayer. It was off his album Planet Pit and marked his first foray onto the Billboard Hot 100 charts.
  • Cover of Game Changers: RZA Edition
    Game Changers is an HNHH feature that profiles artists who've left a strong mark on hip hop. Whether it be through creativity, influence, exposure or simply good timing, they've brought something to rap music that the game just wouldn't be the same without.
  • Cover of Frank Ocean Says He's "10, 11 Tracks" Into Next Project
     After doing his thing at the Grammy's just last week, Frank Ocean isn't wasting any time and is already working on his next project. Frank is overseas in London, Enlgand this week where he spoke with BBC's Radio 1's Zane Lowe on the progress of his next project.
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar, R. Kelly, Wu-Tang & More To Headline Bonnaroo Music Festival
    Bannaroo, with some assistance from Weird Al Yankovic, announced the lineup for their upcoming Spring music festival.  Taking place in Manchester, TN between June 13th and June 16th features a host of some of the biggest names across various genres of music.  Kendrick Lamar
  • Cover of Underrated Audio: February 12-18
    This past week we saw an influx of themed content, surrounding Valentine's Day and the NBA All-Star Weekend. Rappers just love dropping material simultaneously, thus the site was busy with mixtapes and songs centered around either subject, resulting in some music getting pushed aside.
  • Cover of Justin Timberlake & Jay-Z To Headline 2013 Wireless Festival In London
    Not too long ago we heard talks of the possibility of a Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake stadium tour to happen, and coming out today is the news of the two headlining for this years Wireless Festival in London. The two stars who worked together on JT's single "Suit & Tie", will b
  • Cover of Charts Don't Lie: February 17th
    All eyes were on the world of music as it was the 55th Annual Grammy Awards, which many artists used as a platform to push new material and make announcements of upcoming projects.   As far as the world of hip hop and R&B went, there were no real notable new releases. 
  • Cover of Juicy J Reveals Artwork For New Single With The Weeknd
    Juicy J is readying his Taylor Gang debut, and after blessing us with the certified bangers "Bands A Make Her Dance", and "Show Out", Juicy is now teaming up with Abel Tesfaye for what we can expect to be a more subdued track titled "One Of Those Nights".
  • Cover of T-Pain Says Future Writes Great Songs But Doesn't Understand Auto-Tune
    T-Pain is well-known for his use of auto-tune, and recently took to Instagram to throw some shots at fellow pitch-correction abuser Future. The rapper turnt singer poked fun at the Bugatti used in the video for the Ace Hood-helmed track that Future sings the hook on.
  • Cover of CyHi The Prynce & Arkatech Beatz  Talk On Making Of "Start A War"
    In The Cut is a new series we're starting on HNHH, and the premise is pretty straightforward: we choose one track that we are really feeling and talk to the artist and the producer of that specific cut to find out how it all came together, from both sides. The first edition features a CyHi The Prynce song, "Start A Wa
  • Cover of B.o.B. Talks Busta Rhymes Influence & Uncertainty In The Music Industry
    While sitting alongside Snoop Lion and Busta Rhymes, B.o.B. talked with HipHopDX about how Busta, in particular, has influenced his career. Bobby Ray said of the Brooklyn born rapper, "I used to watch Busta Rhymes videos back when I was a kid. I used to look at him like, ‘Wow! That’s crazy! That’s dope!
  • Cover of Talib Kweli Talks Recording With Kendrick Lamar, Nelly & Miguel On New Album
    Heralded as one of the most talented emcees to ever grab a mic, Talib Kweli has been hard at work on his latest album Prisoner Of Consciousness, which will include some nice features.   While in Detroit for Dilla Day, honoring the memory of J Dilla, the Brooklyn emcee discussed how some of the features came
  • Cover of Underrated Audio: February 5-11
    There was not too much I was really fucking with last week that hasn't already received enough attention, so I just found three cuts for this week. I don't really have much to say either.
  • Cover of Beyonce, Snoop Dogg, Kendrick Lamar & R. Kelly Headline The BET Experience 2013
    BET is making sure to cover all arenas for the upcoming BET Experience 2013, which runs from June 28-30. They've got pop, r'n'b, old school and new school rap in the line-up.Beyonce, Snoop Dogg, Kendrick Lamar, and R. Kelly are headliners for the BET Experience weekend.
  • Cover of B.o.B. Talks Rock EP, Starts Work On Grand Hustle Compilation
    T.I. has been visibly shopping around for a new deal for himself and his Grand Hustle team, and there has been a lot of talk of a compilation from the group in the works. Now B.o.B. has confirmed that work has started taking place on the project.“We're recording here now,” he said.
  • Cover of Director's Cut: Who Makes Your Music Videos
    Take a look at our gallery of the biggest music video directors in the game, accompanied by some of the iconic visuals for artists like Rick Ross, Tyga, Lil Wayne, Tupac, Drake and more.
  • Cover of Memorable Grammy Moments
    The 55th annual Grammy awards air tonight, and in anticipation we're looking at some of the most memorable moments we've seen at the awards show thus far. We're looking back at iconic performances like Eminem's duet with Elton John, and the live debut of crew track "Swagga Like Us".
  • Cover of Charts Don't Lie: February 10th
    Just as we mentioned last week, it seems we now have some chart-toppers that are here to stay, at least for the time being. We've seen the first four artists below consistently on Charts Don't Lie since their respective albums dropped.
  • Cover of Review: Curren$y "New Jet City"
    Keeping it fresh with his signature, smoked out flow, Curren$y delivers a strong introduction with the title track New Jet City. Backed by a pompous instrumental, Spitta lays it down and lauds about his boss status.
  • Cover of A$AP Rocky's "Fuckin Problems" Goes Platinum
  • Cover of Underrated Audio: January 29- February 4
    The past week has brought a bunch of new mixtapes, including personal favorites from Curren$y and CyHi. I'm glad to see Spitta back on his rapping shit and choosing quality beats once again. And although Pusha T's latest effort kind of fell short for me, it will nonetheless still get plays.
  • Cover of Internet Phenoms: Flash In The Pan Or Here To Stay?
    For hip-hop aficionados, out of all the glorious things it has done, the Internet has most importantly allowed the entire music industry to change.
  • Cover of Justin Timberlake Explains Line "Get Out Your Seat, Hov" On "Suit & Tie"
    Justin Timberlake's new single "Suit & Tie" shows that JT is ready for his come-back, with a new album coming in March.
  • Cover of Charts Don't Lie: February 3rd
    Kendrick Lamar was right, “real people want real music, the Jig Is Up.” With A$AP Rocky’s album leaking incredibly early, the very solid debut studio effort from the Harlemite continues to sell.  All the albums making our Charts this week
  • Cover of Beyonce Addresses Lip-Synch Scandal
    Beyonce received some flack after it was revealed that she lip-synched the national anthem at President Obama's inauguration ceremony recently.
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