Nipsey Hussle News

  • Cover of Nipsey Hussle Explains Idea Behind "Mailbox Money"
    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.
  • Cover of Nipsey Hussle, Problem, Flatbush Zombies & More Share "Rap Monument" Verses [Update: YG & More Added]
    A couple weeks back, "The Rap Monument" -- a project which recruited 30 rappers for one epic track -- was revealed.
  • Cover of Nipsey Hussle Reveals Art For New Album "Mailbox Money" [Update: Hard Copies Will Be Sold For $1000]
    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.
  • Cover of Nipsey Hussle Arrested For "Obstructing A Peace Officer"
    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.
  • Cover of Nipsey Hussle Hits Studio With Big K.R.I.T.
    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.
  • Cover of Nipsey Hussle Compares "Victory Lap" To "Bullets Ain't Got No Names Vol. 2" & "The Marathon"
    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.
  • Cover of Nipsey Hussle Discusses NFL "N-Word" Ban With Larry King
    Nipsey Hussle stopped by Larry King Now to discuss an NFL rule banning the use of the N-Word from the league.
  • Cover of Nipsey Hussle Speaks On Upcoming Debut Album, Calls It "Epic"
    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:
  • Cover of 15 Of The Best Rapper Capsule Collections
    Theres no way to deny it, we are currently living in a time in which streetwear reigns supreme.
  • Cover of Nipsey Hussle Creates Custom "Crenshaw" Uniforms For Fatburger
    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.
  • Cover of Arrest Warrant Issued For Nipsey Hussle
    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.
  • Cover of Samples Of The Week: January 30
    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 Shots Fired During Nipsey Hussle Concert [Update: Nipsey Releases Official Statement Denying Involvement]
    As broken by AllHipHop, the Chicago stop on Nipsey Hussle's ongoing "Proud 2 Pay" tour took a violent turn when shots were fired near his tour bus. It's also been reported that Nipsey's friend and collaborator Rimpau was stabbed in the chest and taken to hospital with a punctured lung.
  • Cover of Nipsey Hussle Says Drake Is "One Of The Dopest Of Our Generation"
     Before he hits the road for his upcoming "Crenshaw" tour, Nipsey Hussle is giving respect where respect is due.
  • Cover of Nipsey Hussle Announces "Crenshaw" Tour
    Following the success of his $100 mixtape, Crenshaw, Nipsey Hussle is taking things on the road for a tour. Nipsey Hussle's "Crenshaw" tour will start in Sacremento, California on January 9th, and will continue on until February, where he'll wrap things up in Albuquerque, Texas.
  • Cover of Rick Ross Calls "Mastermind" A "Masterpiece," Details Jay Z Collaborations
    Rick Ross is getting ready to release his new album, Mastermind, on December 17th, and he's certainly confident in the project. The MMG leader had some big statements about the upcoming project, as well as his single with Jay Z, which is set to drop any day now, in his interview with The Breakfast Club.
  • Cover of Nipsey Hussle Says His Album Will Be Available For $100, Regular Retail Price & Free
    Nipsey Hussle made an appearance on The Breakfast Club, where he talked at length about his Proud2Pay $100 album campaign.
  • Cover of Review: Nispey Hussle's "Crenshaw"
    To answer the above question, yes, mostly. His recent headlines alone show that there’s something to Nipsey Hussle, and we do get a glimpse of what that 'something' may be in Crenshaw. Overall, the tape is a good listen and a sound effort.
  • Cover of Nipsey Hussle Speaks On Beef With Complex & "Victory Lap"
    Nipsey Hussle has expressed frustration with the music industry recently, but it seems his problems extend towards rap criticism as well. After being approached for an interview with Complex, the rapper initially blew the publication off, tweeting that it would cost them $10,000 for a sit down.
  • Cover of Nipsey Hussle Says The Major Label Approach Is A "Dying Business Model"
    Nipsey Hussle turned a lot of heads (Jay Z's included) when he decided to sell physical copies of his Crenshaw mixtape at $100 a piece last week, but his success at doing so turned out to be the most surprising part.
  • Cover of Nipsey Hussle Talks On Jay Z Copping 100 "Crenshaw" Albums
    Yesterday we reported how Jay Z copped 100 copies of Nipsey Hussle's $100 album Crenshaw. Jay had posted an image of all the 100 hard copies he received, while Nipsey posted an image of the receipt for S. Carter Enterprises.
  • Cover of Jay Z Purchases 100 Copies Of Nipsey Hussle's "Crenshaw"
    Yesterday Nipsey Hussle tweeted that he made $100,000 off selling hard copies of his Crenshaw mixtape for $100. Now we find out where some of that $100k came from-- none other than Jay Z.
  • Cover of Nipsey Hussle Says He Made $100k From Selling $100 "Crenshaw" Mixtapes
    They don't call him Hussle for nothing. Despite Nipsey's choice to release his latest project for free online, physical copies of the Crenshaw mixtape are apparently still a hot item.
  • Cover of Nipsey Hussle Explains How "Crenshaw" Came Together, Why He's Dropping It Before "Victory Lap"
    It's a good day for Nipsey Hussle fans, with the rapper's new Crenshaw mixtape dropping very soon. Although the L.A. rapper says he's finished his Victory Lap project-- which seems to be an album now-- fans will be receiving the free Crenshaw project first.
  • Cover of SKEE Live on HotNewHipHop: Nipsey Hussle, Paris Hilton & Dom Kennedy
    HNHH is now covering SKEE Live as a weekly series.  We're bringing you behind-the-scenes footage and interviews from all the guests.  Here's a little preview of what's to come, as well as our chat last week with Paris Hilton.
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