Hottest Viral Videos Of 2014

The idea of a viral video is something music industry marketers dream of. Unfortunately, not everything goes viral. It takes a rare combination of things that professors get paid thousands a year to...

  • Hottest Viral Videos Of 2014
    The idea of a viral video is something music industry marketers dream of. Unfortunately, not everything goes viral. It takes a rare combination of things that professors get paid thousands a year to teach. Shit, they get tenure. So until we get that, we’re not giving you the science behind it.  That being said, there were a ton of great viral videos in hip-hop this year. From Bobby...
  • Hopsin Announces He's Quitting Rap & Moving To Australia
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    We've seen Hopsin go on twitter rants concerning the music industry/rap game in the past, however he usually calms down and it's back to business as usual. His latest message to the fans isn't in rant-form and it sounds like he's for real.  The Funk Volume rapper has had his fair share of ups and downs, and announced via Facebook today that he's quitting the rap game in order to...
  • Toronto Rapper Derek Wise Arrested For Human Trafficking
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    Derek Wise, real name, Derek Bissue, hasn't really had his break as a rapper yet, and if these charges stick, it'll definitely put a halt on his come up. We actually featured the Toronto native quite recently, with his record "LAKE." The rapper also has a connection to The Weeknd's XO crew, appearing in the music video for "King of the Fall." Just as he was garnering buzz, he's been arrested...
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  • Carla Howe Shopping Around Sex Tape With Wiz Khalifa [Update: Tape Is Off The Market]
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    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. It was reported at the time that Wiz was unaware he was being filmed with Carla, and he's been...
  • Kanye West Signs Kacy Hill To G.O.O.D. Music?
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    Kanye West may have just expanded his G.O.O.D. Music roster by one. According to a few reliable sources, this 20 year old singer from Phoenix, Kacy Hill, is the newest member of G.O.O.D. Music. The news first broke a few days ago when Def Jam made a couple tweets about it, but apparently P&P just confirmed it today after they reached out to Kacy’s publicist. Kacy was a part time model and...
  • YG Says He Was Snubbed From Grammy Nominations Because He's "From The Streets"
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    I think most people would agree that YG’s My Krazy Life album was one of the biggest snubs of this year’s Grammy Award Nominations, especially after the impact it had in the streets & for our culture. Well YG is definitely feeling some type of way about the snub and took to Big Boy’s Neighborhood recently to vent his frustrations. Calling himself “the people’s...
  • Stream Cam'ron's "First Of The Month" Box Set
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    From June until December this year, like clockwork, Cam'ron was dropping a new EP on the first of each ensuing month. These six First Of The Month EPs have now been collected into a box set that'll be sold commercially, and today, Killa Cam is allowing us to stream the whole 30 track project via SoundCloud. Packed to the gills with features from the likes of Sen City, Un Kasa, Rod...
  • Top Tracks Of The Week: Dec 9. - Dec. 16
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    This is our weekly rundown of what's new and notable at the top of our charts. The charts were absolutely stacked with worthy contenders this week, including new tracks from Fabolous, Chief Keef, Kanye West and Chance the Rapper. Please keep in mind that Top Tracks highlights a hand-picked assortment of the most popular songs on our charts. These are songs that generated a lot of interest and...
  • Hit-Boy Says SZA Wrote A Part For Nicki Minaj & Beyoncé's "Feeling Myself"
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    "Feeling Myself," a Hit-Boy-produced gem from Nicki Minaj's new album, features two of the most powerful women in the game flexing even harder than they did on the "Flawless" remix earlier this year. Apparently, another one of hip-hop's most talented females had a hand in the song's creation. Hit-Boy has just revealed that SZA wrote a part for the track. Although it's kind of unclear...
  • YG Says His Mom's A Crip, Covers "The Source" With Ty Dolla $ign & DJ Mustard
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    2014 hip hop wouldn't have been the same without Pushaz Ink -- the crew made up of DJ Mustard, YG, and Ty Dolla $ign. All three of the artists manage to infiltrate the radio, and influence those around them, and they always sounded best when they were working togethger. Of course, their reign is only just beginning, and they'll be giving us the scoop on their plans to build an empire in the...
  • "Hate Speech" Causes Facebook To Temporarily Deactivate Lil B's Account
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    Apparently free speech does not exist on Facebook because last night Lil B got his profile disabled for 30 days by the powers that be for a post. Yes, that's right. A teeny-tiny, one sentence post against America was enough to incite Facebook to block the Bay Area rapper. The post, which said, "If you were born in the 1950's or before and your family did not push to have segregation and slavery...
  • J. Cole's "2014 Forest Hills Drive" Debuts At Number One On The Billboard 200
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    Rick Ross, move over -- J. Cole just topped your first week sales record for 2014. Rozay's Mastermind moved 179,000 units in its first week back in March, but now his tally's been handily topped by that of Cole's 2014 Forest Hills Drive. The official numbers just came in, and it looks like Cole sold a whopping 361,120 copies of his new project. Topping early...
  • Sony Execs Make Fun Of Jaden & Willow Smith In Emails
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    Man, people who work at Sony aren't very nice when they email each other, are they? Leaked info from Sony keeps surfacing, and after learning of one exec calling Kevin Hart a "whore," we now have gotten evidence of (slightly less-offensive, but still unprofessional) two more employees mocking Jaden and Willow Smith. AllHipHop posted a photo of an email conversation (in the gallery above)...
  • Top-6 Air Jordan 6s Of 2014
    2014 was a huge year for the Air Jordan 6, as the brand celebrated the classic silhouettes 23rd anniversary. The timeless sneaker, which MJ won his first championship in, was rolled out in a slue of new colorways, as well as some returning classics to celebrate the anniversary. In 2014, Jordan Brand used the 6 to pay tribute to the World Cup, MJ's rings, and a classic Japanese cartoon. Also, the...
  • Photo Diary: A Day In New York With Curtis Williams Of Two-9
    Today we're showing you a day in the life of young'n Curtis Williams, via our inaugural edition of Photo Diary. Thanks to photographer Gunner Stahl, we get to ride along with the Two-9 member as he did a day of press in New York City last week, whether that means chilling with Ear Drummers labelmates Rae Sremmurd, or hitting up the offices of Vice for an interview. Each Photo Diary post...
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