Nipsey Hussle News

  • Jay Z Purchases 100 Copies Of Nipsey Hussle's "Crenshaw"
    Jay Z Purchases 100 Copies Of Nipsey Hussle's "Crenshaw"
    Oct 9, 2013 at 01:47pm
    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 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 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.
  • 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. 
  • Nipsey Hussle Says He Made $100k From Selling $100 "Crenshaw" Mixtapes
    Nipsey Hussle Says He Made $100k From Selling $100 "Crenshaw" Mixtapes
    Oct 8, 2013 at 01:59pm
    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 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.
  • 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 Cuffed During Trayvon Martin Rally [Update: Nipsey Says Cops Used "Excessive Force"]
    Nipsey Hussle Cuffed During Trayvon Martin Rally [Update: Nipsey Says Cops Used "Excessive Force"]
    Jul 17, 2013 at 01:46pm
    Nipsey Hussle is one of many rappers supporting Trayvon Martin, but he is the first to end up in handcuffs over it. Police restrained Nipsey at a Trayvon Martin protest rally Tuesday night, under the suspicion that the rapper was carrying a gun.
  • 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.”
  • 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.
  • Nipsey Hussle Says Drake Is "One Of The Dopest Of Our Generation"
    Nipsey Hussle Says Drake Is "One Of The Dopest Of Our Generation"
    Dec 23, 2013 at 10:40pm
     Before he hits the road for his upcoming "Crenshaw" tour, Nipsey Hussle is giving respect where respect is due.
  • 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?
  • 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 Says His Album Will Be Available For $100, Regular Retail Price & Free
    Nipsey Hussle Says His Album Will Be Available For $100, Regular Retail Price & Free
    Oct 29, 2013 at 01:03pm
    Nipsey Hussle made an appearance on The Breakfast Club, where he talked at length about his Proud2Pay $100 album campaign.
  • 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 Says The Major Label Approach Is A "Dying Business Model"
    Nipsey Hussle Says The Major Label Approach Is A "Dying Business Model"
    Oct 13, 2013 at 12:07pm
    Nipsey Hussle turned a lot of heads (Jay Z's included) when he decided to sell physical copies of his Crenshaw mixtape at $100 a piece last week, but his success at doing so turned out to be the most sur
  • Shots Fired During Nipsey Hussle Concert [Update: Nipsey Releases Official Statement Denying Involvement]
    Shots Fired During Nipsey Hussle Concert [Update: Nipsey Releases Official Statement Denying Involvement]
    Jan 18, 2014 at 07:30pm
    As broken by AllHipHop, the Chicago stop on Nipsey Hussle's ongoing "Proud 2 Pay" tour took a violent turn when shots were fired near his tour bus. It's also been reported that Nipsey's friend and collaborator Rimpau was stabbed in the chest and taken to hospital with a punctured lung. Six shots were fired in total. So far, there've been no arrests. That's all the information we have for now. Stay tuned for updates.
  • Nipsey Hussle Reveals Mixtape Cover Art & Release Date For "Crenshaw"
    Nipsey Hussle Reveals Mixtape Cover Art & Release Date For "Crenshaw"
    Sep 16, 2013 at 02:02pm
    Nipsey Hussle has kepts fans waiting on a new mixtape project for long enough. Today he revealed the cover art for an upcoming tape hosted by DJ Drama, which strays from his Marathon series for one called Crenshaw. The tape is expected to drop October 8th! Looking forward to it?
  • Curren$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 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:
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