Nipsey Hussle News

  • Snoop Dogg Asked Nipsey Hussle To Play Him In The N.W.A. Biopic
    Snoop Dogg Asked Nipsey Hussle To Play Him In The N.W.A. Biopic
    May 19, 2015 at 12:48pm
    Straight Outta Compton, the long-awaited N.W.A. biopic is on its way, and while the focus is obviously on Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, Eazy-E and the gang, Snoop Dogg will also be portrayed in the feature. In an interview with DJ Whoo Kidd, Snoop revealed that he actually had someone in mind for the role. “I would've preferred Nipsey Hussle for the look," said Snoop, revealing that while the actor who plays him did a great job, he doesn't have the same uncanny resemblance as the Crenshaw rapper. "But Nipsey wanted to do his own thing, which I respect.”
  • 10 Raunchiest Rap Music Videos Of All Time
    10 Raunchiest Rap Music Videos Of All Time
    Apr 22, 2015 at 09:13am
    In the world of rap, “raunchy music video” is almost always code for “ass-shaking fiesta.” Thus, when narrowing down this list from 30+ videos to 10, I was forced to take multiple criteria into consideration. Is the song any good? Was it popular?
  • Forbes' 2015 "Hip-Hop Cash Princes" Include Migos, Young Thug, YG & More
    Forbes' 2015 "Hip-Hop Cash Princes" Include Migos, Young Thug, YG & More
    Mar 31, 2015 at 05:55pm
    Since 2007, Forbes has been profiling young rappers who are making major cash money. Each year, the magazine chooses a list of "Cash Princes" who they think could eventually become "Cash Kings", a more exclusive list that includes industry moguls like Diddy, Jay Z, and Dr. Dre.  This year's Cash Princes are: Mike Will Made-It, Migos, Rae Sremmurd, DJ Mustard, Young Thug, Nipsey Hussle, Iggy Azalea, Ty Dolla $ign, Hit-Boy, YG, PartyNextDoor, and Kid Ink. 
  • Curren$y To Release "Pilot Talk III" Via $100 USB Package
    Curren$y To Release "Pilot Talk III" Via $100 USB Package
    Mar 13, 2015 at 02:44pm
    Taking a page out of Nipsey Hussle's very successful book, Curren$y is planning an unorthodox release strategy for his upcoming mixtape Pilot Talk III. In addition to releasing the tape for free online, the New Orleans rapper has made a $100 package (which includes the tape on a custom USB drive, an exclusive shirt and a look book) available for pre-order. 
  • Nipsey Hussle & Yo Gotti Cover RESPECT Magazine
    Nipsey Hussle & Yo Gotti Cover RESPECT Magazine
    Feb 27, 2015 at 11:44am
    RESPECT magazine just unveiled their new cover for their 21st issue, and they've tapped two of hip-hop's street hustlers-turned-business men, Nipsey Hussle and Yo Gotti. The magazine will focus on how they turned their street savvyness into an CEO position. The issue will also feature content from Drake, Big Sean, Nicki Minaj, Nas and more.
  • Nipsey Hussle Reportedly Sold 60 Copies Of His $1000 Mixtape, "Mailbox Money"
    Nipsey Hussle Reportedly Sold 60 Copies Of His $1000 Mixtape, "Mailbox Money"
    Jan 24, 2015 at 04:18pm
    Nipsey Hussle, we have to hand it to you, you're a marketing genius. After the L.A.
  • Samples Of The Week: January 15
    Samples Of The Week: January 15
    Jan 15, 2015 at 11:51am
    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. Today, sampling has become less common, but a choice sample can still push a track from lukewarm to hot faster than you can say "uh-huh honey". 
  • Samples Of The Week: January 8
    Samples Of The Week: January 8
    Jan 8, 2015 at 11:38am
    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. Today, sampling has become less common, but a choice sample can still push a track from lukewarm to hot faster than you can say "uh-huh honey".  This week, see who Nipsey Hussle, Kanye West and Nicki Minaj sampled on their recent tracks, all of which can be found on HNHH.
  • Nipsey Hussle Announces Official Release Date For "Mailbox Money" [Update: Tracklist Revealed]
    Nipsey Hussle Announces Official Release Date For "Mailbox Money" [Update: Tracklist Revealed]
    Dec 29, 2014 at 09:25pm
    With a December release date previously announced for his next project, Mailbox Money, Nipsey took to twitter to announce the official release date for his upcomihng project, December 31st, making it possibly the last release of 2014.
  • Nipsey Hussle Explains Idea Behind "Mailbox Money"
    Nipsey Hussle Explains Idea Behind "Mailbox Money"
    Dec 12, 2014 at 11:32am
    Nipsey Hussle announced last week, to our surprise, that he has a new album in the works, "the album before the album." Mailbox Money would warm-up the fans for the long-awaited Victory Lap album from Nipsey.
  • Nipsey Hussle, Problem, Flatbush Zombies & More Share "Rap Monument" Verses [Update: YG & More Added]
    Nipsey Hussle, Problem, Flatbush Zombies & More Share "Rap Monument" Verses [Update: YG & More Added]
    Dec 11, 2014 at 04:20pm
    A couple weeks back, "The Rap Monument" -- a project which recruited 30 rappers for one epic track -- was revealed. While we're still not sure when the NOISEY and Hennessey-sanctioned song will arrive, we do know that the record is produced by Hudson Mohawke and S-Type, engineered by Nick Hook, and will feature verses from the likes of Pusha T, Danny Brown, Raekown, Action Bronson, and many more.
  • Nipsey Hussle Reveals Art For New Album "Mailbox Money" [Update: Hard Copies Will Be Sold For $1000]
    Nipsey Hussle Reveals Art For New Album "Mailbox Money" [Update: Hard Copies Will Be Sold For $1000]
    Dec 4, 2014 at 05:51pm
    Although we haven't received an update on the long-awaited/long-delayed Victory Lap album from Nipsey Hussle, it is supposed to arrive in 2015. Whatever the case may be with that album, Nipsey is prepping another album to drop before Victory Lap, called Mailbox Money. The rapper revealed the artwork today.
  • Nipsey Hussle Arrested For "Obstructing A Peace Officer"
    Nipsey Hussle Arrested For "Obstructing A Peace Officer"
    Aug 30, 2014 at 10:44am
    Nipsey Hussle was scheduled to play at the first Los Angeles version of Jay Z's "Made In America" festival today, but now his performance is in question. Last night, the rapper was arrested in a clothing store for obstructing a policeman who was trying to arrest another man who was suspected of a probation violation.
  • Nipsey Hussle Hits Studio With Big K.R.I.T.
    Nipsey Hussle Hits Studio With Big K.R.I.T.
    Jul 30, 2014 at 03:40pm
    While it remains unclear just how far away (or how close) Nipsey Hussle's Victory Lap is, we at least know that he's in the studio putting in work for it. Today Nip took to his Facebook page to share a photo of a studio session with fellow rapper/producer Big K.R.I.T.
  • Nipsey Hussle Compares "Victory Lap" To "Bullets Ain't Got No Names Vol. 2" & "The Marathon"
    Nipsey Hussle Compares "Victory Lap" To "Bullets Ain't Got No Names Vol. 2" & "The Marathon"
    Jun 6, 2014 at 01:03pm
    Nipsey Hussle made his way from the West Coast to New Jersey last weekend in order to grace the Summer Jam Festival Village stage. Although the rapper is by no means a newcomer at this point, we've still yet to receive a debut album from Nip. Victory Lap has been in the works for some time, and now the "Crenshaw" tour is out of the way it sounds like Nipsey is going full force with Victory Lap.
  • Nipsey Hussle Discusses NFL "N-Word" Ban With Larry King
    Nipsey Hussle Discusses NFL "N-Word" Ban With Larry King
    Jun 4, 2014 at 03:24am
    Nipsey Hussle stopped by Larry King Now to discuss an NFL rule banning the use of the N-Word from the league. Joined by Ryan Ford (Cashmere Agency's Executive Vice President and Chief Creative Officer), Jimmie Lee Solomon (former MLB executive), Chester Pitts (former NFL player) and, of course, host Larry King, the west coast rapper expressed his feelings on the word's usage, if anyone has a right to use it and when the usage is appropriate.
  • Nipsey Hussle Speaks On Upcoming Debut Album, Calls It "Epic"
    Nipsey Hussle Speaks On Upcoming Debut Album, Calls It "Epic"
    May 9, 2014 at 01:55pm
    After releasing his highly successful Crenshaw mixtape for $100 a pop, Nipsey Hussle is gearing up for Victory Lap, his debut album that will most likely be sold for a more reasonable price. In a new interview with XXL, Hussle spoke on the new project:
  • 15 Of The Best Rapper Capsule Collections
    15 Of The Best Rapper Capsule Collections
    Apr 28, 2014 at 01:56pm
    Theres no way to deny it, we are currently living in a time in which streetwear reigns supreme. Through recent years streetwear has evolved, not only taking a more fashion-forward approach but opening up doors for musicians, especially rappers, to slide through, leaving an imprint not only musically but aesthetically.
  • Nipsey Hussle Creates Custom "Crenshaw" Uniforms For Fatburger
    Nipsey Hussle Creates Custom "Crenshaw" Uniforms For Fatburger
    Feb 25, 2014 at 01:37pm
    Nipsey Hussle's Crenshaw movement was definitely a successful one, he sold plenty of copies of his $100 album, which was also available for free download, and continued the movement with a "Crenshaw" tour.
  • Arrest Warrant Issued For Nipsey Hussle
    Arrest Warrant Issued For Nipsey Hussle
    Feb 17, 2014 at 11:05am
    Nipsey Hussle skipped out on a court date which stemmed from a 2012 arrest for driving with a suspended license, and now an arrest warrant has been issued for the West Coast rapper. Nipsey has been staying out of trouble with the law in recent times, promoting his "Crenshaw" tour leaks and creating anticipation for Victory Lap, so let's hope he resolves this issue quickly.
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