Some may say that DJs like Drama are not "DJs" at all. Seeing that they aren’t steady flipping faders, critics feel it's fair game to strip them of their titles. With the club experience in, mind let us make it more expansive - a DJ is someone who takes an array of sounds and combines them creatively to produce an eclectic audio experience. Thus, like Khaled and others there is no question...
J. Cole's Dreamvillain site posted up some pics from a studio session with the man himself, producer No I.D. & r'n'b singer Frank Ocean.Although there weren't any details given on the session, we're sure something great was being cooked up. Check out the flicks from their studio time together below.
As the year presses forward, we seem to be getting closer and closer to T.I. actually releasing his Trouble Man LP by the end of 2012 as he had planned. While visiting LA's KLTA Morning News, Tip talked about his upcoming second novel, and weighed in on all the ruckus at the BET Awards this past weekend. After receiving such positive feedback, and with fans urging him to write a...
Bow Wow has some explaining to do to his baby mama, Joie Chavis. The rapper has been ordered to pay child support for his 1-year-old daughter, but he withheld crucial financial information from the judge.Bow Wow appeared in court on Monday, and after some bartering, he agreed to pay Chavis $3,000 a month in child support for their daughter, Shai. Bow Wow claimed he only made $4,000 a month as an...
It's already October in this bitch.
Shieeet. I don't mind though, October is my favorite month, and not
just 'cause it contains my birthday. Here a few examples of all the
good shit that happens in October: Boardwalk Empire started back up,
Halloween, Kendrick Lamar's album, Meek Mill's album... you get the
point. Yesssir, let's enjoy this month.
Evidence- Sakura Feat. Planet Asia
Tech N9ne is making big moves, and he hasn't had help from any commercial cats. The Kansas City rapper has been grinding since the 90s, and it seems that hard work does really pay off. He was on Billboard's Power 30 list the year, and released his twelfth studio album, Welcome to Strangeland, almost a year ago, which landed at #26 on Billboard's 200. His most recent release was an EP...
Sep 30, 2012
Winston Churchill stated that, “a fanatic
is someone who can’t change his mind and won’t change the subject.” Thus, the
supporters of Lil Wayne, Kanye West and Lil B fit into this framework
perfectly. In essence, any enthusiastic individual devoted to an artist is
considered a fan. The term “fanatic” being derived from a pair of Latin words
invested with religious connotations....
Sep 28, 2012
Rapping and acting have gone hand-in-hand since the days of Krush Groove. Pioneers like Heavy D, 2-Pac, LL Cool J and Queen Latifah made the move not only acceptable but honorable as well. Since then not only have rappers added to their accolades by hitting the silver screen, others have stepped off the stage and grabbed the mic in turn. What follows is a list highlighting the current kings of...
As you transition from summer to fall,
whether that involves updating a playlist, updating a wardrobe, or back in
the school/word grind, these songs should help make the changeover
easier. The whole back-to-school-time is promising to bring in just as
good music as the whole it's-summer-time. What with Freddie Gibbs'
Baby Face Killa having dropped today, Murs & Fashawn
dropping a studio LP...
French Montana was on the cover of FADER magazine where they did a cover story on his return to his native home of Morocco. The story is an in depth look at French Montana the person, and depicts the first time he had been back to Morocco since leaving it for New York with his family as a teenager. Check out the cover, a short excerpt from the story, and some photos...
Legendary underground hip-hop duo
Atmosphere performed in Chicago recently and HNHH was able to
catch up with Slug for a quick interview.
Atmosphere, consisting of rapper Slug
and DJ/Producer Ant, have been creating music with substance since
the early '90s. Slug has consistenly brought a unique perspective and
original lyrics and flow to his music since the birth of the group,
Sep 23, 2012
Karl Marx taught that capitalism despite increasing the productivity of the world’s economy would nevertheless create a social chasm. On one hand there’s the bourgeoisie who own and control the labor, and on the other is the proletariat who sell their labor. In the music industry this problem is evident. The Big Four music labels (Sony/BMG, Universal Music Group, EMI, and Warner Music...
Brother Ali, real name Jason Newman, has been red flagged by the Department
of Homeland Security, but that hasn’t stopped the rapper from bearing a star
spangled one for his latest album, Mourning
in America and Dreaming in Color, produced by Rhymesayers’ Jake One. The album is advertised as “inspired by his
eye-opening first trip to Mecca, the 2011 uprisings in the Middle East, and...
Sep 21, 2012
HNHH is back with another list for your viewing pleasure. Since today is officially the last day of summer, it only makes sense we conclude the hottest season with a "Hottest" list. And even though summer is over, it doesn't mean we're gunna stop listening to these hits every day until next summer rolls around. So we present to you the 25 Hottest Singles of the...
Sep 21, 2012
G.O.O.D. Music’s long awaited Cruel Summer finally hit stores this week. Although it was
mysteriously missing from iTunes, that didn’t stop listeners from guzzling down
this eclectic album start to finish. From the legendary R. Kelly on the album’s
opener, “To The World”, to the infamous Jay-Z on the street thumping “Clique”, Cruel Summer is chock full of features,