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. 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'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
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
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]
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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. Eventually he did agree to a conversation, but made sure to make his issues with the magazine (and media in general) very clear.
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 sur
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.
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.
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.
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. We got to chill with Nipsey before he did his SKEE Live appearance on DJ Skee's show, and in our exclusive interview the rapper talks about what happened with Victory Lap and why Crenshaw is dropping first.
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. Interviews from Nipsey Hussle and Dom Kennedy will be up on HNHH YouTube shortly. Don't forget to subscribe here! SKEE Live airs every Tuesday 10pm ET (7pm PT) on AXS TV.
Nipsey Hussle Selling Hard Copies Of "Crenshaw" $100
Nipsey Hussle is gearing up to release a new mixtape, Crenshaw, on October 8th, but he's doing things quite differently when it comes to the release. While it's not uncommon for rappers to make hard copies of their mixtapes, Nipsey is taking that to the next level by selling the hard copies for 100$. Yup.
Nipsey Hussle Reveals Tracklist For "Crenshaw" Mixtape
After keeping fans waiting on a new project, Nipsey Hussle finally announced a release date for a new mixtape. The DJ Drama-hosted Crenshaw is due out October 8th, and now has a complete tracklist. The tape will feature guest appearances from Rick Ross, Slim Thug, Z-Ro, Sade, James Fauntleroy and more. Production courtesy of The Futuristics, 9th Wonder, and 1500 Or Nothin, among others.