Nipsey Hussle News

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.
Nipsey Hussle Announces "Crenshaw" Tour
Nipsey Hussle Announces "Crenshaw" Tour Nov 26, 2013 at 12:24pm
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 Calls "Mastermind" A "Masterpiece," Details Jay Z Collaborations Nov 4, 2013 at 01:54pm
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.
Review: Nispey Hussle's "Crenshaw"
Review: Nispey Hussle's "Crenshaw" Oct 15, 2013 at 03:09pm
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 Speaks On Beef With Complex & "Victory Lap" Oct 15, 2013 at 12:42pm
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 Talks On Jay Z Copping 100 "Crenshaw" Albums
Nipsey Hussle Talks On Jay Z Copping 100 "Crenshaw" Albums Oct 10, 2013 at 10:18am
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.
Nipsey Hussle Explains How "Crenshaw" Came Together, Why He's Dropping It Before "Victory Lap"
Nipsey Hussle Explains How "Crenshaw" Came Together, Why He's Dropping It Before "Victory Lap" Oct 8, 2013 at 09:50am
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
SKEE Live on HotNewHipHop: Nipsey Hussle, Paris Hilton & Dom Kennedy Oct 7, 2013 at 02:10pm
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 Selling Hard Copies Of "Crenshaw" $100 Oct 4, 2013 at 12:45pm
Nipsey Hussle is gearing up to release a new mixtape, Crenshaw, on October 8th, but he's doing things quite differently when it comes to the release. While it's not uncommon for rappers to make hard copies of their mixtapes, Nipsey is taking that to the next level by selling the hard copies for 100$. Yup.
Nipsey Hussle Reveals Tracklist For "Crenshaw" Mixtape
Nipsey Hussle Reveals Tracklist For "Crenshaw" Mixtape Sep 24, 2013 at 04:34pm
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.
Nipsey Hussle Reveals Mixtape Cover Art & Release Date For "Crenshaw"
Nipsey Hussle Reveals Mixtape Cover Art & Release Date For "Crenshaw" Sep 16, 2013 at 02:02pm
Nipsey Hussle has kepts fans waiting on a new mixtape project for long enough. Today he revealed the cover art for an upcoming tape hosted by DJ Drama, which strays from his Marathon series for one called Crenshaw. The tape is expected to drop October 8th! Looking forward to it?
Talking To Nipsey Hussle & 9th Wonder On "Face The World" & "TM3"
Talking To Nipsey Hussle & 9th Wonder On "Face The World" & "TM3" Jun 12, 2013 at 01:46pm
Although Nipsey Hussle has yet to release a debut album, the West Coast native keeps his fans locked with a steady flow of strong mixtapes. His Marathon series of mixtapes have seen Nipsey grow as an artist and evolve into someone unique in a rap game that is over-saturated with drug-talking and gang-affiliated rappers.