The 'Legend Blue' Air Jordan 11 will officially be releasing on December 20th. The highly coveted sneakers are already producing a mass hysteria though the release is still months away.
Ice Cube On "Drop Girl" Criticism: "When You See Your Girl Dance To This, You'll Love Me Again" Jul 23, 2014 at 08:10pm 8,360 Views
It's clear that Ice Cube's lifestyle has changed quite a bit from his days in NWA.
It’s been a great year so far for Detroit’s Boldy James, not to be confused with saxophonist and jazz musician Boney James. The Midwest rapper, born James Clay Jones III was one of the first three artists signed to Nas’ new imprint, Mass Appeal Records. He performed in front of a sold out crowd alongside the legend during this year’s SXSW festival.
Bishop Nehru Announces Release Date For MF DOOM Collaborative Album Jul 23, 2014 at 04:59pm 4,739 Views
Bishop Nehru is a relatively new rapper, but he's already been able to make an impact on the NY rap scene, since dropping his debut project Nehruvia in May of 2013. The tape was a good indication of the young MC, with his beat selection decidedly old school; production ranges from MF Doom to Madlib to J Dilla.
In his most recent interview with GQ, Kanye West said more than a few memorable quotes, which doesn't surprise us one bit. The polarizing musician bowed down to Drake as the most popular figure in rap, referred to himself as a blowfish, and said he is responsible for more than 50% of Balenciaga sales.
It seems the relationship between Busta Rhymes and Cash Money was a short-lived one. Today Bussa Bus has announced his departure from the Birdman-helmed record label. Busta Rhymes first connected with the large roster in 2011, but during a recent visit to Shade 45's Sway In The Morning, he confirmed he's left the label. He assured fans they left on good terms.
HotNewHipHop's On The Come Up series profiles rising stars in the rap game that show strong promise and the will to succeed. Most of the time, they're new to the site but deserve some shine. We will profile artists and producers ranging from those in the deep underground to artists just about to bubble up into the mainstream that you may have missed.
Big Sean's Ex-Fiancee Naya Rivera Marries New Man Three Months After Break Up Jul 23, 2014 at 02:07pm 42,870 Views
Not strictly hip-hop news, but it's making the rounds today across Twitter and the blogs: Naya Rivera married her new boyfriend just three months after breaking things off with Big Sean.
When a rapper has a kid, you can pretty much guarantee that they won't be opting for those normal, everyday names. The average hip hop artist-- this seems to ring true for your average celebrity as well-- will do their utmost to make sure it is unique
Joel Embiid's twitter game is air tight. After failing to woo Kim Kardashian with his smooth social media charm, the #3 overall pick of the Philadelphia 76er's has turned his attention to Rihanna. However, before the new king of NBA twitter fully committed to his new crush, he had to take some parting shots at his failed relationship with Kim K;
Louis Farrakhan "Proud" Of Jay Z & Jay Electronica For Representing Five Percent Nation Jul 23, 2014 at 05:13am 9,831 Views
Minister Louis Farrakhan has penned a letter addressing Jay Z and Jay Electronica's representation of The Five Percent Nation at the 10th annual Brookyln Hip-Hop Festival that took place earlier this month.
Rumors have been speculating for quite some time that Australian emcee Iggy Azalea has been relying on ghostwriters--namely her former label head T.I.--to pen her major hits. Well, now we can put that particular story to rest.
The fans showed up for Miseducation and instead the were educated. That's the story of the recent Lauryn Hill concert portrayed in the video below.
DJ Mustard Reveals "10 Summers" Release Date, Cover Art & Tracklist Jul 22, 2014 at 04:43pm 30,004 Views
DJ Mustard is almost ready to let us hear his debut full length album, 10 Summers. Mustard has been pretty quiet since delivering his single "Down On Me" featuring Ty Dolla $ign and 2 Chainz, but today he breaks that silence with the official album artwork for 10 Summers as well as a release date for the LP.
Los Angeles Clippers forward Matt Barnes has turned to social media to help bring the murderer of his Aunt to justice. Michael Williams, the 51 year old man suspected of the murder, is believed to be hiding out in South Sacramento. This dude stabbed my auntie in the neck last week & left her for dead on the sidewalk, she ended up… http://t.co/nHIczsJdrG
Ice Cube Announces Release Date For "Everythang's Corrupt" LP [Update: New Release Date Announced] Jul 22, 2014 at 02:32pm 23,404 Views
After announcing the album title over a year ago, Ice Cube has finally given his follow-up to 2010's I Am The West a release date. Everythang's Corrupt will hit stores May 13th 2014, according to a tweet from Cube today. Around Halloween the legendary emcee dropped a very creepy video for "Sasquatch" which is expected to land on the album. Check out the visual, as well as Cube's tweet below.
Kanye West & Kim Kardashian Reportedly Hire North West Body Double For $500k Jul 22, 2014 at 02:21pm 27,693 Views
Kanye West and Kim Kardashian have been very protective of their child, North West, since her birth last year. While the Kardashians are known to put all their family members in the spotlight thanks to their reality TV show, North West is one of the few family members that has stayed clear of reality TV.
We all know that rappers often get a bad rep with the press. Accusations of criminal activity, encouraging violence, or just plain bad behavior are common for hip hop artists. Selfless and generous acts by hip hop stars seldom get the coverage or attention they deserve.
N.W.A Biopic Casting Call Criticized As Racist, Company Apologizes Jul 22, 2014 at 01:25pm 15,421 Views
The N.W.A biopic film "Straight Outta Compton" is well on its way, after announcing several of the lead characters and a release date in mid-June, the film went on to start casting for other roles, some of which have raised a few eyebrows.
Back in May, police were called to the Beverly Wilshire Hotel, when it was reported that Ray J had "made contact" with a woman's rear end, against her will.
While fans await more details on Big K.R.I.T.'s upcoming album Cadillactica, the rapper has decided to round up all his previous mixtape efforts into one limited edition set, The Underground Edition.
After hearing two leaks off the EP, the title track and more recently "U", Majid Jordan decided to release their new EP a few days early. The project hit iTunes on July 17th, and today we're able to stream the EP in full thanks to Spotify.
In June, we were supposed to see the new Yeezys- at least that's what Kanye said a couple of months back. However, June came and went without hint of the Kanye West x Adidas collaboration.
Could we be seeing an upcoming collaboration between Drake and 50 Cent in the near future? According to 50/50 Konvict Muzik A&R & artist D-Teck, Drizzy and Fif have put together a new song that is a banger.
Remy Ma Calls Angie Martinez From Prison; Will Be Released In 10 Days Jul 21, 2014 at 08:39pm 16,289 Views
After serving 6 years at Bedford Hills Correctional Facility for Women, Remy Ma will finally be a free woman on July 31st. The Bronx rapper, who’s ten days out from being released, decided to call into Angie Martinez on Power 105.1 on Monday, and despite serving her time, sounds like the same ole Remy.
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