Top Tracks: January 25 - January 31
One month in to 2016, and a whole lot of crazy shit has taken place in the hip-hop world.
Top Tracks: January 18 - January 24
With new projects from Future and Meek Mill -- and upcoming ones from Wiz Khalifa, Young Thug, and last but not least, Kanye West, the energy coming from the hip-hop world is out of control right now. New tracks off both 4/4 and Purple Reign crashed this week's Top 10, along with predictably dominating performances from both of Kanye's SWISH singles.
Rihanna's "ANTI" Is Finished
After a number of false starts and strange delay rumors, it appears Rihanna’s highly anticipated record ANTI is nearing a public release.
Travis Scott Suggests Kanye West Isn't Sleeping Or Eating While Finishing "SWISH"
Travis Scott has been working with Kanye West for a minute, and naturally, Travis has also been a part of Ye's long-awaited 7th studio album SWISH. Scott recently spoke with Billboard, where he shed some light on Kanye's work ethic while putting the finishing touches on the LP.
Wiz Khalifa Explains How Juicy J Reshaped "Bake Sale"
Wiz Khalifa had a huge 2015, and he only had to release one major single to pull it off. "See You Again" had a long reign at the top of the Hot 100, and is still on regular radio rotation. In 2016, Wiz is ready to release his album, and he's launched what could be another potential hit with the Travis Scott-assisted "Bake Sale".
Beef Over? A$AP Rocky & Travi$ Scott Appear In Photo Together
Despite some very heated words being thrown at Travi$ Scott by some of A$AP Rocky’s affiliates, Pretty Flacko never got involved. Instead, he opted to use the beef as a way to change how fans evaluate an artist and how influence works in the hip hop world.
Top Tracks: January 11 - January 17
Another week, and the rap game ain't slowing down. TDE proved its youngest member is one of its most prized assets, Tyga finally dropped his mixtape, Mike Will seriously upped the expectations for Ransom 2, and a random Thugger leak managed to crack the Top 5. And that was before the weekend...
A$AP Rocky, Travis Scott, And What It Means To Be A "Biter" In 2016
“When I came out as a rapper, everyone had their own style. If you sounded like someone else, that word was called biting. ‘You biting my style, you biting my shit.’"
Travi$ Scott Teases Collaboration With English Clothing Brand
Fashion brands collaborating with rappers has been en vogue for a little while now, and based on another Instagram post from Travi$ Scott last night suggests he may be next in line.
Yasiin Bey, FKA Mos Def, Has Been Arrested In South Africa
Since 2013, Mos Def – who now goes by Yasiin Bey – has been residing in Cape Town, South Africa. He left after becoming disillusioned with “certain aspects of America,” and has not expressed any interest in moving back to America.
A$AP Rocky On Travi$ Scott: “Let The People Decide If He A Biter Or He Authentic”
A$AP Rocky spoke with Ebro in the Morning today, and he covered a ton of different topics, from A$AP Yams’ influence on hip hop, to his being listed on Forbes’ “30 under 30” feature, to the lack of real competition in the rap game today.
Ian Connor Continues To Accuse Travis Scott Of Biting ASAP Rocky's Style
Last week, we saw A$AP Nast confronting Travis Scott over his similar fashion choices, but the conversation has now continued on with a string of tweets from Ian Connor.
Bryson Tiller Talks Playing Call Of Duty With The Weeknd, Working With Michael B. Jordan & More
Being named “Best New Artist of 2015” from anyone is dope, but Bryson Tiller got the added bonus of an in-depth interview from Apple Music.
Top Tracks: January 4 - January 10
2016 is looking like it's gonna be a fast year. Yeezy decided to become the year's frontrunner after jumping over Jumpman on New Year's Eve, and somehow, he outdid himself the next week, dropping a two-in-one package that had one of the craziest debuts in HNHH history -- and continues to do huge numbers.
DJ Mustard & Travis Scott Are Dropping A Song Very Soon
DJ Mustard has announced a new single with Travis Scott, and luckily we won't have to wait too long to hear it. The west coast producer delivered the news to Twitter earlier today, sharing the artwork for a track titled "Whole Lotta Lovin'". The song will be premiered on Zane Lowe's Beats 1 radio show sometime tomorrow.Mustard and Travis both have very distinct styles, so we're excited to hear how they're able to merge them on the track.
ASAP Nast To Travis Scott: "Please Stop Stealing Our Swag"
Rappers have always been quick to call one another out on biting, even if it has nothing to do with music. Years back, we saw Clipse accuse Lil Wayne of jacking their personal style, and we're reminded of that feud today, as ASAP Nast calls out Travis Scott for his similar fashion choices.Seeing as its 2016, we're now talking about Stone Island rather than BAPE, with Nast pulling out the receipts on Instagram, putting photos of himself rocking some fresh overalls beside Travis in a similar look.
13 Things We Want In 2016
Last year was amazing for hip hop. There were new sounds popping up all over the country and no shortage of albums, mixtapes, and projects to feast your ears on. From the West Coast renaissance to Atlanta's overall dominance, 2015 was awesome, straight up.
Travis Scott: "New Album On The Way"
We're now living in a time where music news regularly breaks on SnapChat, and the trend has only becoming stronger in 2016. Today, Travis Scott let his fans know he had some new music on the way, through not his own Snap, but that of his frequent collaborator (and legendary producer) Mike Dean.
Top Tracks: December 28 - January 3
Welcome to 2016, y'all. Did anything really change on January 1st, aside from waking up with a crippling hangover? Well, it certainly feels that way in the rap world, as some of the genre's biggest stars have made sure to come out with forceful statements that conveniently arrived in sync with the New Year.
10 Songs To Bring In The New Year With
Music is the most important part of any party, and on New Year's Eve, it's even more of a big deal. Not only does your playlist have to be fire, it has to simultaneously bring back all the great memories of the year passed, as well as launch you into the next one.