Big Sean, Kendrick Lamar, Fetty Wap & More Nominated For VMAs
This year's MTV VMA award show is going down on Sunday, AUgust 30th, and today, the full list of nominees has been announced. View that below. Video Of The Year Beyoncé, “7/11” Ed Sheeran, “Thinking Out Loud” Taylor Swift Featuring Kendrick Lamar, “Bad Blood” Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars, “Uptown Funk” Kendrick Lamar, “Alright”
Chevy Woods Announces "The 48 Hunnid Project" With Art & Tracklist
Recently Chevy Woods dropped off a hard-hitting new single featuring DeJ Loaf, "All Said And Done," detailing stories of street life. The TGOD rapper is following that up today by revealing the details of the project the song is attached too.
Rae Sremmurd Say 2nd Album Dropping In December, Wiz Khalifa Collab Coming Soon
In a BET Awards red carpet interview, Rae Sremmurd told HNHH's Joshua Baker that they have a "new album coming soon," and that they've got some bangers coming down the pipes with Migos and Wiz Khalifa.
A$AP Rocky & Wiz Khalifa Announce European Tour
Wiz Khalifa is touring all summer long with Fall Out Boy for his "Boys of the Zummer" tour. Once that wraps up, he'll continue his life on the road with another tour overseas, accompanied by Harlemite A$AP Rocky.
Amber Rose Covered Her Wiz Khalifa Tattoo With A Sleeve Of Roses
In the final step of ridding her life of Wiz Khalifa, Amber Rose removed her tattoo of his visage from her left arm, reports TMZ. TMZ's goons approached Rose recently as she hopped onto a motorized tricycle with her entire upper left arm wrapped in the type of white bandage typically used after a visit to the tattoo parlor. Rose deflected the reporter's questions, but her silence spoke volumes.
Two Plead Guilty In Murder Of Uncle Of Wiz Khalifa
Two men have pled guilty in the January 2014 murder of Wiz Khalifa's 20-year old uncle Imani Porter, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported.
Wiz Khalifa Gets Off Easy For Last Year's "Jail Selfie" Weed Arrest
Last May, Wiz Khalifa had a run-in with the police that went viral pretty quickly.
Summer Jam 2015 Recap
Summer's here, and festival season has arrived. Unfortunately, for hip-hop heads, most of the summer's premier music destinations are filled with laptop DJs or bands that introduced your parents to LSD 40 years ago. Luckily, for all of us on the East Coast, there's Summer Jam. Though it's just one day, the HOT 97-curated concert features over 10 hours of straight hip-hop in Giants' stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.
Charts Don't Lie: May 23
This week saw the debut of Snoop Dogg's Pharrell-helmed funk opus, which had a pretty modest opening, placing at number 14. While Tech N9ne blew us away with his top 5 debut last week, he fell considerably this cycle, moving all the way down to number 20. As for the rest of the rap releases, almost everything has been slowly descending the charts incrementally. We're hoping to see another big album over the summer to breathe some life back into the rap charts, and possibly give Drake some competition in the race to be the first platinum rap album of 2015 (or 2014 for that matter).
Wiz Khalifa Announces Sequel To "Rolling Papers" Album
It looks like Wiz Khalifa is cooking up his next album. Taking to Twitter Thursday night, Wiz announced what appears to be the title to his next album, Rolling Papers 2: The Weed Album.
A Cop Made Wiz Khalifa Put His Joint Out On The Billboard Red Carpet
Wiz Khalifa is known to have a joint in-hand at all times, and the Billboard Awards red carpet is no exception. Apparently, Wiz thought it would be totally cool to light up before the event, but was quickly approached by a police officer who forced the rapper to put the weed away.
Lil Wayne & Wiz Khalifa Are Now Available For DJ Performances
As if Lil Wayne and Wiz Khalifa aren’t making enough money these days, the two are looking to expand their bank accounts thanks to a new profession in DJ'ing. According to TMZ, both Wayne & Wiz have been inspired by Snoop Dogg's recent success with spinning music, which includes a residency in Vegas, that the two rappers are now setting their own prices and looking to follow in suit.
Watch All The Performances From The 2015 Billboard Music Awards
The 2015 Billboard Music Awards just wrapped up at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. While it wasn’t as eventful as Miguel’s infamous leg drop, it sure was a special night for performances as some of industry's biggest names took the stage.
Kanye West, Nicki Minaj & Wiz Khalifa To Perform At Billboard Music Awards 2015
The Billboard Music awards aren't quite the VMAs when it comes to spectacle, but following Miguel's now infamous leg drop stunt, they're pretty damn close. This year, they've definitely booked the right performers to create some spontaneous moments, namely, Kanye West and Nicki Minaj.
Who Had The Better Verse: Wiz Khalifa Vs. Curren$y
Who doesn’t love Wiz and Spitta? Now they won’t be the first ones to be lauded for being complex lyricists. But guess what, that’s ok. They may not wow you with lyrically-dense bars, but they are both able to meticulously string together hypnotic records. Individually, they earned their respective fans because of their relentless work ethic and penchant for making smooth tunes.
Wiz Khalifa's Phone Background Is A Photo Of Drake
Wiz Khalifa was so charmed with a photo of Drake occupying his phone lockscreen that he screencapped it and tweeted it out Friday for all the world to see. Few rappers would make Drake or any other rapper besides themselves as their lockscreen background, let alone willingly share it on social media. But Wiz Khalifa is no ordinary rapper. After a handful of Wiz's curious followers inquired about the screencap, he responded that the picture "reminds [him] of prom" and "Luckily im not one of those idiots who cares what other people think."
Quiz: Whose Baby Mama?
For Mother's Day we're offering up a fun quiz to see how well you know your rapper baby mamas. Rappers are prone to having multiple baby mamas, and so it can be a task to keep up with them. Not only that, but given the close-knit music industry, it's not uncommon for rappers to exchange baby mamas, or at least, take on another rapper's lady after the couple breaks up.
Hey Mama: The Chillest Rapper Moms
Mother's Day is upon us.
Wiz Khalifa Details PARTYNEXTDOOR Collaboration & Mixtape With Curren$y
Wiz Khalifa's "We Dem Boyz" was inescapable last summer, and it seems the Taylor Gang rapper may have the warmer months on lock once again. Currently sitting at number one on the Billboard charts, Khalifa has big plans for the near future, working on a joint project with Curren$y, as well as getting ready to release what sounds like a pretty massive collab with PARTYNEXTDOOR.
Wiz Khalifa Performs "See You Again" & "We Dem Boyz" On SNL
If you weren't busy watching Floyd Mayweather extend his undefeated streak to 48-0, you could've caught Wiz Khalifa making his Saturday Night Live debut last night. Wiz took center stage and was joined by pop singer Charlie Puth on piano, as the duo performed their "Furious 7" single "See You Again," which currently sits atop the charts for the third consecutive week.