Classic Rotation: The Fugees "The Score"
The Fugees second album, The Score, has garnered a significant amount of critical acclaim over the years. The LP turns 19 today, February 13th 2015, and we wanted to take a look back at the record’s creation, influence, and above all: music. The Score has been called one of the best hip-hop albums of all-time, right up there with the likes of Illmatic and Ready to Die. The album peaked at #1 on the hip-hop charts and overall on the Billboard 200 charts.
Busta Rhymes Broke The Windshield Of A Tour Bus The First Time He Heard Eminem
If any rapper was going to shatter a windshield by banging their head, it would be Busta Rhymes. The "Break Your Neck" MC is clearly a fan of the violent head bang, and in a hilarious new interview, he reveals that the dance move once decimated the entire windshield on Wyclef Jean's tour bus. The music that spurred on this incident? Eminem's Slim Shady LP, obviously.
Dizzy Wright Reveals Cover Art & Release Date For "The Golden Age" Mixtape, Talks Features, Production & Inspiration
Yesterday, HNHH had the opportunity to speak with Dizzy Wright directly about his upcoming mixtape The Golden Age, and we learned quite a lot about it. According to the Las Vegas emcee, both the sound, sampling and subject matter of the record harken back to early 90s Hip Hop, but he's making sure to keep it relevant by today's standards as well. He described the tape as a "masterpiece" that is "full of substance," and emphasized the importance of storytelling in its creation. "It was inspired, mainly, by the storytelling of the 90s," he explained.
Wyclef Jean Reveals Upcoming Album Title & Speaks On Lauryn Hill's Tax Problems
Wyclef Jean recently got back in to the music, releasing his free project April Showers. He's not stopping there though, as that was just a warm-up for his upcoming album.
Cover Art Revealed For Wyclef Jean's "April Showers" [Update: Tracklist & Features Revealed]
Wyclef Jean is getting ready to release his new project, April Showers, this Monday (4/29). And to hold us over, Wyclef reveals the official artwork for it (above). Wyclef's new project will feature some big name features including T.I., 2 Chainz, Trae The Truth, Waka Flocka, and more. However, what Wyclef said he was most excited for was the unknown features. Wyclef stated,
Wyclef & Waka Flocka Collaborate, Create New Genre Of 'Trap 'N Roll'
While Wyclef Jean was a very prominent artist in the 90s, his presence in hip hop has been rather small as of late.
Wyclef Recruits 2 Chainz, T.I., Waka Flocka For "April Showers" Mixtape
Wyclef Jean is planning to drop a mixtape this spring, entitled April Showers. We've already heard one song from the tape, "Hip Hop", and it promises to have plenty of collaborations.
Wyclef Jean Takes Blame For Fugees Breakup
Wyclef Jean grabbed headlines earlier this year when he opened up about his relationship with fellow Fugees member Lauryn Hill in his autobiography, Purpose: An Immigrant's Story. Clef paid a visit to Big Boy's Neighborhood at Power 106 radio station and delved into further detail.