This week's Charts Don't Lie finds Kendrick Lamar sitting atop the list for good reason. His debut album moved impressive amounts for a hip-hop album, and landed at #2, if it wasn't for Taylor Swift's enormous teen fan base, maybe we would have seen an emcee at #1. Either way, it's good to see fans supporting hip-hop artists. While other hip-hoppers are seeing only a decline after an initial...
In the two weeks since the release of Kendrick
Lamar’s heralded good kid m.A.A.d. city, many pundits have lauded the technical
and creative prowess of the work as nothing short of an instant classic. This
could very well prove true in coming years.
While the Compton emcee’s masterpiece
marinates, HNHH takes a step back to look at 10 of raps greatest, most
influential debuts. Only major...
More photos from sets surface today, as Lil Wayne's main photographer/videographer, Derick G, lets go these photos from Weezy's shoot for "No Worries."The video for "No Worries" appears to have been shot in and around a casino with featured artist Detail. Peep the high-quality photos below.
Nov 29, 2012
Game has been in the news lately talking about a future full-length collaboration with Chris Brown, beef with 50 Cent and has had Shyne dissing him on a track, but today, HNHH takes a moment to wish him Happy Birthday. The Compton native turns 33 and having released four albums to date, and with the highly-anticipated Jesus Piece album dropping on December 11, there was a lot of material...
It feels like Alicia Keys has been in the game for a long time, since the New York native helped revive R&B in the early 2000's. Each of her albums has been uniquely successful and she's put out hit after hit throughout the years. All the while, she's stayed relevant with her piano-driven tracks and soulful voice. After 14 Grammys and a career spanning more than a decade, it seems hard to believe...
Jan 28, 2013
Today has been a good one for fans of CyHi The Prynce who
has dropped off two banging tracks off his near approaching Ivy League: Kick
The tape is a follow up to his successful Ivy League Club
mixtape, and now CyHi releases the tracklist in the form of a letter, with the
tracks highlighted in red.
Make sure to take a look at the “References” section...
Jan 30, 2013
It's hard to believe that Kid Cudi is only turning 29, especially after the last few tumultuous years he's been through. Having only released one critically acclaimed mixtape, the Cleveland rapper shot to fame and got signed to G.O.O.D Music by Kanye West. He's been on a phenomenal rise, having released two albums that have had fans and critics drooling over them. The rapper has since...
Lil Wayne is a huge football fan. He's known to be a rampant supporter of the Green Bay Packers, even recording a tribute song for them a couple years back. While Weezy says he doesn't have any stakes in tomorrow's game, as the packers have been eliminated, he did participate in today's 7th annual Celebrity Beach Bowl in New Orleans. Wayne played in the flag football...
Rihanna recently covered iconic music mag Rolling Stone's March issue, and now well-respected photographer Terry Richardson has revealed the photos that didn't make the cut.Check out the full gallery of photos from the shoot below.[Via]
It's been some time since we've heard a new project from Ricky Hil, but that all changes real soon. And surfacing the internet tonight is the official artwork and tracklisting for Ricky Hil's upcoming project SYLDD (Support Your Local Drug Dealer).The long-awaited project has been in the works for over 2 years now and will be here within only a few...
Feb 10, 2013
The 55th annual Grammy awards air tonight, and in anticipation we're looking at some of the most memorable moments we've seen at the awards show thus far. We're looking back at iconic performances like Eminem's duet with Elton John, and the live debut of crew track "Swagga Like Us". We're also reminded that Kanye wasn't the first person to interrupt someone in the middle of their acceptance...
Check out some photos from Meek Mill's album listening party took place the other night at the legendary Electric Lady Studio in Greenwich Village. The event was hosted by Hot 97’s Angie Martinez and D’USSE Cognac, and special guests Jay-Z, Will Smith, Rick Ross, The-Dream, Wale and more were in attendance.
Feb 10, 2013
With performances from Miguel, Wiz Khalifa, Rihanna, Alicia Keys, an ensemble tribute to Bob Marley and Justin Timberlake's return to the Grammy stage, the night saw wins from Frank Ocean, Drake, Kanye West, Jay-Z, Lecrae, Usher and more. Check out some highlight photos from the 55th Annual Grammy Awards, including red carpet, floor, on-stage and performance pics below.
The title of best female rapper is a buzz term that gets thrown around a lot, and is often hotly contested. Several female emcees have been vying for the title. A rivalry of sorts has began between Iggy Azalea, and Azealia Banks with people choosing sides between the dualing female artists. Kreayshawn has a large internet following, and Honey Cocaine is receiving notoriety for her guest...
“You gon’ find/in every line I rhyme/is
shit you can’t define/This is passion,” Jon Connor boasts in the opening
namesake track While You Were Sleeping.
Passion may be tough to peg, but this Flint, Michigan up-and-comer has
definitely chiselled out an impression in his latest release. Looks like the
all-nighters are paying off.The key word here is concentration....