Behind The Beat: AraabMuzik
2016 marks the 10 year anniversary of AraabMuzik’s first production credit. We chopped it up with the Man With The Fastest Hands about his production style and why he’s “basically the Michael Jordan of what I do.” ...
Slaughterhouse's Royce Da 5'9" Announces New Solo Album "Layers"
Good news for Slaughterhouse fans, although maybe not exactly the news we’ve been hoping for. Slaughterhouse leader Royce Da 5’9” has announced his sixth solo studio album Layers. It will be released on April 15th of this year under Bad Half Entertainment.
Slaughterhouse Announces East Coast Tour
With Slaughterhouse' Glasshouse finished up and presumably coming soon, the gang decided it was time to announce a new tour, kicking off in New York City on September 21.
Royce Da 5'9" Says Joe Budden Disses Him & Eminem On A New Track
Joe Budden is currently gearing up to release his album All Love Lost on September 25th, and shortly after that, his group Slaughterhouse will release their just-completed album (although a release date hasn't yet been announced). Here's something that may throw a wrench in the plans, though: according to fellow Slaughterhouse member Royce Da 5'9", Budden's album includes a track on which he disses Royce and their Shady Records b
Stream The "Southpaw" Soundtrack Feat. Eminem, Slaughterhouse, Action Bronson & More
"Southpaw," a boxing film starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Forest Whitaker, 50 Cent and Rachel McAdams, opens in theaters today, but more importantly for hip hop fans, the soundtrack's now on Spotify.
Joe Budden Announces Release Date For "All Love Lost"
A day after Joell Ortiz confirmed that upcoming Slaughterhouse album Glass House has been completed, Joe Budden announced that All Love Lost will drop on September 25.
Joell Ortiz Says Slaughterhouse's Album "Glass House" Is Done
Joell Ortiz is currently prepping a new project with storied producer !llmind, but as soon as their album Human drops next month, it looks like he could be right back into rollout mode with Slaughterhouse. In a new interview, the crew member revealed that the foursome's highly anticipated album Glass House has been completed.
Lyrical Allegiance: Picking Pacquiao/Mayweather Sides Through Song
For the majority of a decade, Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather have been busy cementing their legacies as boxers, all while manifesting a near mythic pop culture status - established largely in part to their potential matchup.
Crooked I Shares Artwork & Tracklist For "Sex, Money & Hip-Hop"
When Crooked I announced a new project entitled Sex, Money & Hip-Hop a couple of weeks ago, it was originally believed to be a mixtape, but now it looks like it'll be rushed commercial release. Today the Slaughterhouse member (who's been calling himself "KXNG CROOKED" as of late) shared artwork and a a tracklist for the LP. Check out the former in the gallery above, and the latter below.
Stream Eminem's "Shady XV" Compilation
On Friday, Eminem and Shady Records will be dropping a two-disc compilation entitled Shady XV. Preceded by the massive, 66 track mixtape that we premiered for the label over the weekend, the project arrived on Spotify today for your streaming pleasure.
Eminem, Slaughterhouse & Yelawolf To Air "Shady CXVPHER" Tomorrow
Remember the classic cypher from Eminem and the Slaughterhouse gang a few years back at the BET Hip-Hop Awards? Well good news, the gang is about to do it all over again.
Stream Joe Budden's "Some Love Lost" EP
Joe Budden's debut EP, Some Love Lost, is now in stores, which nowadays really only means on thing: it's also available on Spotify. The new project finds Joe in his "ordinary Joe" mode, digging deep into his personal issues to draw some captivating music. No club bangers or money talk on this one. The new 7-track offering features hooks from Emanny and Felicia Temple. The emceeing, meanwhile, is carried entirely by our headliner. The question is whether or not he manages to hold the listener's attention for the full thirty-five minutes.
Eminem Shares "Shady XV" Cover Art [Update: Tracklist Revealed]
Back in August, Eminem confirmed that a new project entitled Shady XV would be dropping later this fall. He also revealed that it'd be a double record, with one disc functioning as a greatest hits collection, and the other as a compilation featuring new music from him, Yelawolf, D12, Slaughterhouse and Bad Meets Evil.
Listen To Joell Ortiz's Solo Album "House Slippers"
Earlier this week we premiered a new leak, "Q & A", off Joell Ortiz's new album House Slippers. Today the Slaughterhouse MC gives fans an even bigger treat, with a full album stream via Soundcloud. This stream precedes the album's official release on September 16th. House Slippers features his Slaughterhouse companions, Royce Da 5'9", Joe Budden and Crooked I, as well as B.o.B, Mally Stakz, Maino, among others.
Joell Ortiz Shares Artwork, Tracklist And Release Date For "House Slippers" Album
Joell Ortiz has been gearing up for the release of his solo project House Slippers for a few months now, signing to Penalty Entertainment and explaining the album's concept in an interview.
Joell Ortiz Praises Bobby Shmurda
After hearing what feels like every other rapper on the planet remix "Hot Nigga" (we posted freestyles from Ace Hood, T.I., Gunplay, and Lil Kim in the past 24 hours alone), we can officially add Slaughterhouse's Joell Ortiz to the Bobby Shmurda hype machine. In an exclusive interview with ThisIs50 radio, Ortiz praised Schmurda for bringing his music to the streets, saying he's displeased with how "shiny" hip-hop music has become.
Joell Ortiz Discusses The Concept Behind "House Slippers"
Ramping up the press for his upcoming solo LP House Slippers, Joell Ortiz sat down with Crazy Hood to talk about his new lifestyle and how it has affected his third studio album.
Samples Of The Week: May 29
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".
Review: Slaughterhouse's "House Rules"
In the hip-hop industry, there are four kinds of artists: those who have crossover appeal, those who don’t, those who choose not to, and those who shouldn’t. Slaughterhouse, as a collective and as solo members, simply shouldn’t. Crooked, Royce, Budden and Ortiz could be raking in commercials deals right now, dropping radio hits with Bruno Mars and releasing studio albums once a year—they have the talent to do it—but that would be a misuse of their abilities.
Slaughterhouse Expected To Drop New Mixtape Next Week; Reveal Artwork
It’s been a minute since we last heard some new material from Slaughterhouse. While fans anxiously await for their next album, Glass House, it appears they will now have something to hold them over until then. Next week, Slaughterhouse will be releasing a new mixtape titled Real House, and today, they decided to reveal the official artwork for it.