Nipsey Hussle News

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.
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 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 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.
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.
Samples Of The Week: January 30
Samples Of The Week: January 30 Jan 30, 2014 at 12:33pm
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." 
Shots Fired During Nipsey Hussle Concert [Update: Nipsey Releases Official Statement Denying Involvement]
Shots Fired During Nipsey Hussle Concert [Update: Nipsey Releases Official Statement Denying Involvement] Jan 18, 2014 at 07:30pm
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. Six shots were fired in total. So far, there've been no arrests. That's all the information we have for now. Stay tuned for updates.