Top Tracks: March 30 - April 5
Our Top 100 updates every week with the newest and most-listened to tracks on HotNewHipHop. As of the charts closing this week, here's what readers were listening to. 10) T-Pain ft. Yo Gotti and Snootie Wild - Represent
140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (March 28 - April 3)
This week, we saw big releases from Wale and Ludacris, the (anticlimactic) announcement of Jay Z's new TIDAL streaming service, and some sick new tapes from T-Pain, iLoveMakonnen and Wiz Khalifa/Ty Dolla $ign. At the end of 2015's first quarter, we've gotten a ton of quality music, and it's looking like the rest of the year will keep the energy and excitement up.
Amber Rose Calls Wiz Khalifa Her "#ManCrushEveryday" On Instagram
Since Amber Rose and Wiz Khalifa broke things off last year, both of them have made very public displays of their newfound single life, but perhaps they're not as over each other as we initially thought? Amber Rose just rekindled rumors with the Instagram post below. We've copied the image (in the gallery above) and text (below) just in case it gets deleted.
Quiz: Are You Wiz Khalifa Or Ty Dolla $ign?
Are you a lanky, purple-haired smoke enthusiast who raps, or a singer with long dreads and a penchant to wear a bandana? That's the ultimate question we're asking with the release of the new EP from Wiz Khalifa and Ty Dolla $ign, Talk About It In The Morning.
A History Of Wiz Khalifa X Curren$y Collabs
Old buddies Wiz Khalifa and Curren$y just dropped off "Uber Driver" and announced an upcoming project titled #2009, the year when they released their first joint mixtape How Fly? Wiz has come a long way since then, now one of the industry's biggest rap stars, and Curren$y has kept it underground, though continuing to add prestige to his name with each release.
Wiz Khalifa & Curren$y Announce Joint "#2009" Mixtape
Last night around midnight, marijuana aficionados Wiz Khalifa and Curren$y dropped off a collaborative track by the name of "Uber Driver," and it will soon be followed by a full joint tape. Announced on Taylor Gang's website, the #2009 tape is coming soon.
Wiz Khalifa & Amber Rose Are Working Toward Joint Custody Of Their Son
Wiz Khalifa and ex-wife Amber Rose are reportedly closer to nearing a truce with regard to the custody of their son Sebastian. The couple filed for divorce last September after little over a year of marriage. Sebastian, now two years old, was born a few months before the pair was married.
Ty Dolla $ign & Wiz Khalifa Reveal "Talk About It In The Morning" Cover Art
Two of Taylor Gang's biggest artists, Ty Dolla $ign and Wiz Khalifa, are joining forces for a joint EP called Talk About It In The Morning.
5 Reasons Why Ty Dolla $ign Is The Future of R&B
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Wiz Khalifa & Ty Dolla $ign Are Dropping A Joint EP Called "Talk About It In The Morning" This Month
Wiz Khalifa and Ty Dolla $ign have established themselves as a force to be reckoned with since teaming up back in 2013. Ever since Ty became an official member of Taylor Gang, the two have appeared on one another's songs, and the results have been great. "Or Nah," and "You & Your Friends" have proved to be two of their biggest ventures, but they've gone through a good amount of deep cuts as well.
Wiz Khalifa Doesn't See His Son On His Birthday, Gets Emotional On Twitter
Yesterday was the second birthday of Wiz Khalifa's son Sebastian, or Bash. Wiz began the day excited to celebrate with his son, tweeting: "we bout to party super hard for my young prince." Sadly, Wiz soon learned this was not going to be the case, and he tweeted a picture of the birthday party he had set up for his two-year-old son with the caption: "Only thing missing was Bash." Bash was with his mother, Amber Rose, who posted two videos of him on her Instagram.
Wiz Khalifa Reportedly Building A Case Against Amber Rose To Gain More Custody Of Their Son
Yesterday, things got dramatic when Khloe Kardashian decided to call Amber Rose out on her comments regarding Tyga and Kylie Jenner's relationship. Amber criticized Tyga for leaving his wife and child, and dating a 17-year-old, which made Khloe decided to hop on Twitter and defend her half-sister, Kylie. From there things only got crazier, with insults being thrown back and forth.
140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (February 6)
This week has been a mixed bag, which is unfortunate since it started off good. Missy Elliott came back, messed around and stole Iggy Azalea's Super Bowl performance. Will this put impetus on Missy E to put out a new album soon? One can hope.
Wiz Khalifa Subtweets About Amber Rose & Their Son
Wiz Khalifa got a few things off his chest and onto the twittersphere late last night. The rapper generally seems to avoid conflict, but he felt the need to express himself in regards to his ex-wife Amber Rose and their son together, Bash.
Amber Rose's Family Didn't Attend Her And Wiz Khalifa's Wedding Because Of His Race
It's now been a few months since Amber Rose and Wiz Khalifa's divorce was finalized, with each of them getting over the other in various, highly public ways in the months that followed. While it's clear that their relationship had its problems, Rose has just revealed a shocking tidbit about her family's attitude towards Khalifa that makes the couple's fallout look dignified in comparison.
Wiz Khalifa Announces "Boys Of The Zummer" Tour With Fall Out Boy & Hoodie Allen
Typically, every summer Wiz Khalifa goes on an "Under the Influence" tour with some of his TGOD family and some outside rappers. This summer, Wiz is going a different route, announcing a "Boys of the Zummer" tour online today, which will have him touring with Fall Out Boy and Hoodie Allen, surprisingly enough.
Top Tracks Of The Week: January 5-13
Here it is, our weekly rundown of whats new and notable at the top of our charts. Please keep in mind that Top Tracks highlights a hand-picked assortment of the most popular songs on our Top 100 chart. These are songs that generated a lot of interest, whether it be through comments or views, and still deserve a second look or a deeper consideration.
Berner Announces "20 Lights" EP Featuring Migos, Wiz Khalifa & More
Earlier today, Berner dropped off a new track entitled "Cry" that featured The Jacka, Curren$y and Smiggz. Now we're learning that it will be included on an EP by the name of 20 Lights that the Taylor Gang rapper will be dropping on January 6th. With seven tracks and additional guest spots from Wiz Khalifa, Mac Dre, Migos and Ampichino, the EP is sure to be a blunted good time. Check out the tracklist below, and the artwork above.
Samples Of The Week: December 18
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". This week, see who Chief Keef & Kanye West, Fabolous and Wiz Khalifa sampled on their recent tracks, all of which can be found on HNHH.
Carla Howe Shopping Around Sex Tape With Wiz Khalifa [Update: Tape Is Off The Market]
The other week rumors circulated that Wiz Khalifa had shot a sex tape (however inadvertently) with Playboy bunny Carla Howe. The two were posted up together on Instagram, with a topless Carla and a topless Wiz. Wiz Khalifa took the photos of the two together down, but Carla still has two up.