Ty Dolla $ign and Wiz Khalifa unveil their cover artwork for "Talk About It In The Morning."
Drake's recent project If You're Reading This It's Too Late found him at his most egotistical, whether it be bragging about his wealth, dismissing other rappers who aren't up to par with him, and being obsessed with his own crew, his own city.
Did Young Thug Diss Rich Homie Quan On Stage? [Update: Young Thug Denies Any Beef] Mar 12, 2015 at 02:17 AM 116,653 Views
Young Thug and Rich Homie Quan have made some beautiful music together, so we were a bit disappointed to hear that Rich Homie Quan was planning to work on solo material rather than further pursuing the Rich Gang project. It seems as though Young Thug may feel similarly, according to a statement he made on stage during his Rodeo tour with Travis Scott.
Jay Z Has Successfully Acquired Swedish Streaming Company, "Aspiro" Mar 11, 2015 at 07:49 PM 14,934 Views
Streaming seems to be the future of music distribution, and those looking to make a penny are investing now. Never one to miss an opportunity to get a head start in the business side of music, Jay Z made a $56 million bid for Swedish streaming company, Aspiro, which owns WiMP and Tidal, two systems that specialize in "high fidelity" streaming.
JMSN is in his own lane right now. In fact, he’s occupying a complete road to himself.
Cops Rush To Lil Wayne's Miami Mansion After 911 Caller Claims Four People Shot [Update: Wayne Confirms It Was Prank Call] Mar 11, 2015 at 01:59 PM 40,465 Views
A call from Lil Wayne's Miami home has sent police rushing to the rapper's house today. While reports indicate that Wayne was not at his house at the time of the report, the caller suggested that four people had been shot at the mansion. Apparently the cops have already set up a perimeter around the home. We're still waiting on updates on what is actually happening on the scene.
The mystery of Kendrick Lamar's long-awaited follow up to good kid, M.A.A.D City is starting to unravel, as today the rapper revealed both the politically charged artwork and cryptic title today. Rolling Stone has also chosen today to share their upcoming cover story with Lamar, who appears in a Sox jacket as a woman braids his hair on the front of the iconic mag.
It's been over a year since Tinashe's last mixtape Black Water, but the singer will return to the mixtape circuit next week with the announcement of a new mixtape, Amethyst. After seeing the world with her "Aquarius World Tour," Tinashe is ready to give the fans some new music, seven songs to be precise. The mixtape is slated to drop on HNHH March 16th.
20 years ago, R&B sounded a lot different than it does now. Unlike rap, which has a whole subset of artists devoted to reinterpreting, reliving and/or unimaginatively rehashing a perceived "golden era" of sounds, R&B singers generally don't seem too concerned with looking over their shoulders, save for the occasional homage to James Brown, Michael Jackson or R. Kelly.
Migos' debut album has been a long time coming, and the Quality Control rappers have finally settled on a release date. Continuing their mixtape series, YRN Tha Album will be out June 16th. The trio sat down with The FADER to reveal the release date, while also letting go some of their contributors.
Kanye West has been spotted all over Paris lately with his newly-platinum blonde wife Kim Kardashian. The rapper closed out Paris Fashion Week with a string of concerts at the Louis Vuitton Fondation, which he paired with a viewing of his "All Day" music video, directed by Steve McQueen.
The Roots will be putting on their 8th annual Roots Picnic this coming summer in Philadelphia. They've tapped a dope line-up for this year, with a mix of rap and r'n'b, mainstream and indie, albeit, mostly indie.
Kendrick Lamar Announces Album Title & Release Date [Update: Official Artwork & Title Revealed] Mar 11, 2015 at 01:24 AM 127,429 Views
Last weekend, we got the title of Kanye West's new album and now we've gotten similar news for another one of the year's most anticipated projects. Kendrick Lamar's new album just appeared for preorder on iTunes with a title and release date. As of now, the album is being called [Untitled] and will drop March 23rd.
Diddy Is Producing New Music For Kanye West, The Weeknd, Pusha T, & More Mar 11, 2015 at 12:56 AM 12,376 Views
It looks like the original Bad Boy is getting back to his first love, production. Taking to Instagram Tuesday afternoon, Diddy revealed that he’s stepping back behind the boards and producing new music for the likes of Kanye West, The Weeknd, The Lox, Pusha T, A$AP Ferg, and Cassie. His captioned read,
It appears that the “U.O.E.N.O.” hit-maker, Rocko, got himself into some trouble recently. On Friday, the Atlanta rapper was arrested with a friend after being seen drag racing on Interstate 75 in a Rolls-Royce and BMW.
Robin Thicke & Pharrell Lose "Blurred Lines" Suit; Must Pay $7 Million Mar 10, 2015 at 11:04 PM 10,582 Views
Things just got a whole lot blurry for Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams. After two weeks in U.S. District Court, eight jurors reached a verdict in the two's “Blurred Lines” copyright case, determining that Robin and Pharrell infringed on Marvin Gaye’s 1977 song “Got to Give It Up,” and must pay nearly $7.4 million.
Wiz Khalifa & Ty Dolla $ign Are Dropping A Joint EP Called "Talk About It In The Morning" This Month Mar 10, 2015 at 08:01 PM 11,230 Views
Wiz Khalifa and Ty Dolla $ign have established themselves as a force to be reckoned with since teaming up back in 2013. Ever since Ty became an official member of Taylor Gang, the two have appeared on one another's songs, and the results have been great.
Iggy Azalea Announces "The Great Escape Tour" [Update: Tour Pushed Back] Mar 10, 2015 at 06:31 PM 5,799 Views
When she wasn't being nominated for Grammys or flipping off her fans this year, Iggy Azalea spent most of the year touring behind her album The New Classic (which, despite its title, isn't showing up on too many year-end lists). Now it looks like that'll continue on in Spring 2015, as she's just announced "The Great Escape" tour with Tinashe and Nick Jonas. Check out the dates below.
Here it is, the once-a-week look at the tracks toward the top of our charts that you need to know about. Keep in mind that these tracks are culled from the very top of our Top 100 and, by their very nature, lean toward more popular artists. We still think these tracks are worthy of your attention, but if you need a look at artists you may have missed, take a look at Underrated Audio.
RiFF RAFF is a lot of things, but at the center of all the craziness, he's a Houston rapper through and through. Even as his production moves further into Made Decent's core sound, JODY has maintained his spontaneous style of wordplay, picked up from the region's underground freestyle scene.
Chris Brown Denounces "Ignorant" Instagram Users In Since-Deleted Post Mar 10, 2015 at 12:22 PM 26,002 Views
Just when Chris Brown seemed to have had a relative lack of drama going on, news broke that he was the father of a 9-month-old child. As usual, blogs and social media have run with the story, and Chris has been subjected to a lot of criticism.
In the internet age, the fire emoji is a useful tool to relay just how hot something is. It's on par with our VERY HOTTTTT tag. Emojis as a whole have become very important for getting a message across without the use of words.
Stream Madonna's "Rebel Heart," Featuring Nicki Minaj, Nas & More Mar 10, 2015 at 10:45 AM 3,266 Views
Madonna has been keeping a foot in the rap game lately, with reports that she's been working with Kanye West on his new album, as well as possible collaborations with Drake in the works after he titled a song on her behalf.
Snoop Dogg Reveals Cover Art For "BUSH" [Update: Release Date Revealed] Mar 10, 2015 at 09:50 AM 12,498 Views
After giving us a teaser trailer for the upcoming Snoop Dogg album, BUSH, set to be executive produced by Pharrell, Snoop follows up with official album art today. Keeping in the same theme as the trailer, the cover art has an array of green bushes with a blue dog in the foreground munching some bush (lol). It's pretty cool cover art.
Ludacris Unveils "Ludaversal" Album Art [Update: Tracklist Revealed] Mar 10, 2015 at 12:10 AM 23,806 Views
Ludacris' long-awaited album, Ludaversal, is finally due out at the end of the month. The rapper has been warming us up with weekly Ludaverses every Thursday, and he kicks off the countdown month to Ludaversal by revealing the official album cover.
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