Who Are Your Favorite Rappers Voting For?
Tonight marks the third and final presidential debate before the election on November 8th. Ever since the first one, which took place on September 26th, Donald Trump has taken a huge nose-dive in the polls, but as we've seen in races past, anything can happen in the final weeks.
These States Are Expected To Legalize Marijuana Next Month
This November, legalizing marijuana for recreational use is on the ballot in five states - and according to the latest reports, it's probably going to pass in all five. *cough for joy* Included in those five states are three with some of the most prominent smokers in hip-hop, both old and young.
Snoop Dogg Announces "Puff Puff Pass Tour Part 2"
If you're in need of seeing some West Coast OGs live in action, then Snoop Dogg has put together a tour for you. The Doggystyle MC has announced a "Puff Puff Pass Tour Part 2," following up the first tour in 2001, which later received its own documentary of the same name in 2004. For the second part of this tour, which is arriving over a decade later, Snoop rounds up Warren G, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Tha Dogg Pound and DJ Quik for a 10-city tour. The tour kicks off on December 5th and runs until December 15th, so it's a quick one.
Drake Brings Out YG & Snoop Dogg At "Summer Sixteen" Tour In L.A., Rihanna In Crowd
The "Summer Sixteen" tour experienced a slight bump in the road yesterday, when Drake and Future discovered one of their tour buses had been robbed of approximately $3 million in jewelry-- which didn't belong to either rapper, but rather Drake's tour DJ.
Stream Nef The Pharaoh's New Mixtape "Fresh Outta Space 3"
Nef the Pharaoh is 21 years old and probably the Bay Area's most exciting new rapper. Following the release of the exceptionally wavy "Dumb Life," young Nef delivers his full 15-track mixtape Fresh Outta Space 3.
Black Eyed Peas Release Epic Star-Studded “Where Is the Love?” Remix
The Black Eyed Peas returned Thursday in glorious fashion with an incredible star-studded remix to their 2003 international hit "Where Is The Love?" It's officially titled "#WHEREISTHELOVE" and features over 50 well-known musicians, actors, and other celebrities, including Quincy Jones, Justin Timberlake, A$AP Rocky, Mary J. Blige, Usher, Diddy, Jamie Foxx, Ty Dolla $ign, DJ Khaled, J The Game, Jessie J, Snoop Dogg, Kareem Abdul Jabbar, Randy Jackson, Tori Kelly, Kendall Jenner, Wilmer Valderrama, Omarion, French Montana, Wiz Khalifa, LL Cool J, Vanessa Hudgens, and Jaden Smith.
#TBT: Young Nipsey Hussle
Nipsey Hussle's Slauson Boy Vol. 2 mixtape arrived two weeks ago and eleven years after his debut mixtape Slauson Boy Vol. 1. Now 31 years of age, Nipsey is no longer the swaggering Snoop Dogg disciple of yore.
17 Injured Concertgoers Sue Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa Over Railing Collapse
42 people were injured when a railing collapsed at a Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa concert earlier this month.
Over 50 People Suffer Alcohol Poisoning At Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa Concert
Over 50 people at last night's Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa show had to be removed due to alcohol poisoning, Page Six reports.
Snoop Dogg's Son, Cordell Broadus Quits UCLA's Football Team, Again
Snoop Dogg's son, Cordell Broadus, has quit the UCLA Bruins football team. If it sounds like you've heard this before it's because it has happened before. Just last year, Cordell, one of the top high school wide receivers in the country, quit the team just prior to their 2015 campaign to pursue other interests in film, but recently rejoined back in March because he "missed the game."
Snoop Dogg & Martha Stewart To Co-Host VH1 Cooking Show
Snoop Dogg is making major inroads into the television industry this year.
Bow Wow Announces Retirement From Rap, Will Release One More Album
Shad Moss, who currently raps as Bow Wow, has announced his retirement from music. Now 29, he told his fans, "I just can't see myself at 30 years old rapping." Before he hangs up the mic for good, he plans to release one more album -- maybe before his 30th birthday on March 9. He revealed that his final album will be called NYLTH (perhaps an acronym) and that it will be executive produced by Snoop Dogg, who was the man who first discovered him and who gave him the name Lil' Bow Wow, which he used for his first two albums.
Railing Collapses At Snoop Dogg x Wiz Khalifa Concert Injuring 10-15
A railing collapsed Friday night during a Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa concert at the BB&T Pavilion in Camden, NJ. According to Complex, between 10 & 15 people have suffered injuries due to the collapse, but thankfully none of it appears to be anything serious. A spokesperson from the the Camden police department made the following statement:
Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre & Suge Knight Sued Over "Doggystyle" Song "Ain't No Fun"
Snoop Dogg's ""Ain't No Fun (If The Homies Can't Have None)," though never released as a single, is one of the most recognizable records on Snoop Dogg's 1993 debut, Doggystyle. It's also one of the most well-known hooks from the late Nate Dogg. However, a new lawsuit claims that the record actually belongs to two lesser known rappers, according to TMZ.
#TBT: Snoop Doggy Dogg
It wasn't until the latter half of the '90s, when he changed labels from Death Row to No Limit, that Snoop Doggy Dogg shortened his name to "Snoop Dogg." Snoop was something of a phenomenon when he arrived on the scene in '92, an ultra laidback, weed-toking Crip steeped in the traditions of George Clinton, a perfect foil for the hardened delivery and slick production of G-funk shaman Dr. Dre.
Snoop Dogg Set To Appear In & Executive Produce MTV Weed Show
Snoop Dogg is taking his talents to MTV. On Monday, it was reported that the West Coast legend will be executive producing a new weed-inspired TV series for MTV called “Mary + Jane.” In addition, Snoop will be handling the series’ theme song, along with providing a special cameo in the show as well. “You don’t know when he’s going to appear,” executive producer Deborah Kaplan said. “You have to watch all the way to an end to see him.”
The Best Hip Hop Songs (On Spotify) Of July 2016
HNHH recently launched a Spotify playlist called FIRE EMOJI: The Hottest Hip Hop Songs Right Now. The playlist is updated on a daily basis. It lives on Spotify and thus is inherently imperfect, because not all super-hot hip hop songs have been added to Spotify. Still, the playlist is generally representative of the best new releases in hip hop.
9 Ways Hip Hop Artists Have Reacted To Recent Violence
The fiber of the American people has been tested over the course of the last two weeks, in which four incidents of terrible violence have prompted wide-spread protests and rapidly deteriorating race relations. July 5: Alton Sterling is shot and killed at the hands of two police officers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana July 6: Philando Castile is shot and killed by a police officer in Falcon Heights, Minnesota July 7: Five police officers are shot and killed at a protest in Dallas. July 17: Three police officers are shot and killed in Baton Rouge, LA.
The Game, Snoop Dogg & Minister Farrakhan Host Anti-Violence Gang Summit
Earlier this month, shortly after the police killings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, The Game and Snoop Dogg helped kickstart a campaign called H.U.N.T., which stands for "Hate Us Not Today." Their first initiative was to lead a peaceful march to the LAPD Headquarters, where both rappers met with top-ranking officials from the department. Earlier today, H.U.N.T. teamed up with the Nation of Islam and Minister Farrakhan to host a citywide forum that specifically called for the presence of gang leaders in the greater Los Angeles area.
10 Rappers Turned Social Activists
Materialism and humanitarianism are often at odds in hip hop. Actavis and activism do not always go hand-in-hand. But hip hop is a world unto itself, and countless rappers have used their platform to fight for the underprivileged.