• 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (October 24)
    This week on hip-hop: Labels, labels, labels. Either because the record heads can't get it together or the artists don't want to play the game, the past couple of days saw two rappers at odds with their respective labels. Chief Keef is on the verge of getting dropped from Interscope. It was probably a long time coming to be honest, but at least Keef looks like he's still eating. Tyga is...
  • Chicks In Kicks Recap Ft. Tahiry, Teyana Taylor, + More
    Fall is in full swing, and the lady sneakerheads are still bringing out the heat. The 'Black Toe' XIV which recently released made a few appearances in this week's recap, as did a slue of other recent Air Jordan releases.In this week's Chicks In Kicks recap we saw the one and only Tahiry repping for Jordan Brand with the 'Sport Blue' Air Jordan 6 and the recently releases 'Black Toe Air...
  • T.I. Speaks On The Possibility Of Signing Troy Ave, Confirms He's "Definitely Hustle Gang"
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    Troy Ave has certainly been showing up on plenty of Hustle Gang records as of late, and speculation has grown that the New York purist has signed with T.I.'s label. In an interview with Rap-Up, T.I. stressed that while he could not confirm whether or not there are in talks a signing, he was confident that Troy is very much a part of the crew. “Never mind the paperwork, I can’t really...
  • Usher Covers Billboard Magazine
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    Usher is the face of the latest issue of Billboard magazine, and with that comes an interview. During the interview Usher discusses his love life, which now includes Grace Miguel, a woman eight years his senior who also manages his career. He also talks about his delayed album. The singer, who's had some public battles with ex Tameka Foster over the last year or two, spoke highly of Miguel....
  • Drake Celebrates His Birthday By Shmoney Dancing At Dave & Busters In NYC
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    Drake had a big week. Not only did he get into a minor tiff with fellow Young Money signee Tyga, he also celebrated his 28th birthday, which -- like all things -- he did in the most Drake way possible. Renting out Dave & Busters in NYC for the night, Drizzy and his crew took over the restaurant/arcade with their own DJs, letting the winners of the rappper's "Hood Grammys" ring through the...
  • Drill Alternatives: The Other Side Of Chicago Rap
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    Commercial rap conversation often revolves around the same dozen or so artists, with the spotlight constricting further in regional rap discussions. This is especially true of Chicago. Drill rap has dominated Chicago’s rap scene for several years now, and has been America’s primary lense into the state of the youth in the city. Though organic in its takeover, the Drill aesthetic has...
  • Stream OG Maco's New EP Entirely Produced By Cardo "Live Life 2"
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    OG Maco continues his Live Life series today with the second instalment, Live Life 2, available to stream on Soundcloud. This time the buzzing rapper, who grew popular off his hashtag-worthy song "U Guessed It", recruits Cardo for all the production on the EP. The EP includes the recent leak with Johnny Cinco, "Sheesh" and six other records, including another Johnny Cinco feature and an...
  • T.I. Speaks On Next Two Albums, "The Return" & "Love & Liability"
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    Along with our premiere of T.I.'s "About The Money" remix (now featuring Lil Wayne and Jeezy), Life + Times had an exclusive interview with the ATLien about his new album, the other projects he has on the way, the new cats coming out of the ATL and more. Tip reveals some interesting information about the other albums he's been working on, to follow up Paperwork. Earlier in the year the...
  • Drake's Affiliate OVO Chubbs Disses Tyga On Instagram
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    Tyga took us by surprise with his brutally honest interview about his Young Money camp. The rapper recently expressed that he wasn't getting along with YMCMB when he went on a Twitter rant about the label, saying they were holding him "hostage." He exposed his dissatisfaction once more when talking to VIBE about his label situation and his new album The Gold Album. T-Raww said he...
  • Porn Star Accuses Maino Of Punching Her Outside Of A Club [Update: Maino Arrested]
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    Just about this time last year, Maino was arrested for driving with a suspended license. The NYC artist seems to have tapped October as a month when "anything goes," as a porn star just accused him of punching her inside of an SUV parked outside of NYC nightclub The Griffin. Page Six reports that Mellanie Monroe (who, they note, you may remember for her roles in films such as...
  • Steve Nash Out For Season, Career Likely Over
    Over the course of the last few seasons, Steve Nash has been riddled with injuries and has only been able to suit up for the Lakers for 65 of a possible 164 regular season games. The NBA's active assist leader will now miss the entire 2014-15 season because of a back injury, which makes it highly likely he'll be hanging 'em up for good. "Being on the court this season has been my top priority,...
  • Behind The Beat: Rising Producer Sango
    The hip-hop production game has never been more diverse, and HNHH wants to introduce you to the newcomers who will surely be a part of hip-hop's future sound-template.  We begin our series with Michigan-based soundsmith Sango, who readers may recognize, most recently, as one of the producers behind Tinashe's "Cold Sweat," alongside SykeSense and Drake's main man Boi-1da, off...
  • Stream/Download Run The Jewels New Album "Run The Jewels 2"
    Run The Jewels, which consists of Killer Mike and El-P, were originally supposed to release their sophomore album, Run The Jewels 2, on October 27th via Mass Appeal Records, but had a little change in plans. Apparently the project sprung an early leak so Killer Mike decided to just give it away for free tonight. The sequel to their 2013 project contains 11 records and features guest...
  • Tink Reportedly Signs With Timbaland's Mosley Music Group
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    We've known for months that Timbaland's been working closely with Chicago MC Tink, as they were seen together in the studio earlier this year, and then more recently, he shared a preview of  song he's working on with her and Andre 3000. Now, it appears as though their work relationship will be more long-lasting, as Timbo's allegedly signed Tink to his new Mosley Music Group label, a new...
  • Social Media Explodes With Rage Following 'Supreme x Nike' Release
    Today was a weird day in the sneaker community. A new Supreme x Nike collab released, but not at their New York shop. Supreme's London and Los Angeles stores had limited pairs of the Nike Air Force 1 Collection, and the rest of us were left to click-battle with the robots. In a surprise to no one, the kicks sold out online almost as fast as they became available, which resulted in a wave of fury...
  • Stream Chris Webby's Debut Album "Chemically Imbalanced"
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    Chris Webby is gearing up to drop his debut album, Chemically Imbalanced, via his self-started imprint Homegrown Music and eOne. The Connecticut-raised rapper is releasing the new album on October 28th, but before then, Billboard has unleashed a full stream of the project. Webby is also embarking on a "Chemically Imbalanced" tour, kicking off the day after his album drops in NYC, you...
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