• Common Thinks Black Captain America Is A "Wonderful Thing," Would Still Consider Green Lantern Role
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    Marvel recently announced that they're going to be switching some things up for their upcoming series of "Avengers" comics. On top of replacing Thor with a female counterpart, the industry giant also announced that Falcon--formerly Captain America's partner--will be taking over his boss' role in the upcoming series, making character Sam Wilson the first black Captain America since 2003's Isaiah...
  • Joell Ortiz Discusses The Concept Behind "House Slippers"
    Ramping up the press for his upcoming solo LP House Slippers, Joell Ortiz sat down with Crazy Hood to talk about his new lifestyle and how it has affected his third studio album. "I wanted to lose weight. I just wanted to become a better person," he said. "Through that—through losing weight and stop smoking cigarettes and slowed down heavily on drinking, I started seeing things...
  • Ludacris Criticized By Photographer Over Instagram Photo
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    Ludacris is finding himself in some hot waters regarding a beach photo posted to the rapper's Instagram account this past Thursday. A shot of Perth's beautiful coastline, the seascape was posted on all of Ludacris' social media accounts to an estimated 28 million followers. The problem? The photo wasn't his to post. According to WAtoday, the shot was apparently lifted without credit from the...
  • Common Reveals "Nobody Smiling" Tracklist [Update: Stream The Entire Album]
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    Common is getting ready to release his long-awaited follow-up to The Dreamer/The Believer later this summer, and while we've already been given the artwork and release date for the project, today Com shares the full tracklist. As evidenced by the King Louie and G-Count-starring artwork, the album will showcase some young Chicago talent (Though unfortunately the aforementioned rappers will not be...
  • Mally Mall Helped Orchestrate Drake & Chris Brown Truce, Says Rihanna Wasn't Mentioned
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    We saw photos of Drake and Chris Brown in the same room a couple weeks back, and now we have a little more info on how the beef-squashing went down. According to Mally Mall, it all went down in one of his studio sessions. "They were in Vegas and that's where we squashed the beef and stuff," Mally told TMZ, confirming that the two artists will be on a track together soon. "They working on a...
  • Jay Z & Beyonce Rumored To Separate After Tour
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    According to a report by the NY Post, Jay Z and Beyonce are "trying to figure out a way to split without divorcing," with their joint tour being cited as a reason for papers not being finalized. According to an anonymous source, "this is a huge concert tour and they’ve already gotten most of the money from the promoters up front."  “There are no rings, if you...
  • 13 Rappers Featured On Reality TV
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    Reality television shows became popular after the launch of MTV’s The Real World in 1992. Then came the wildly well liked Survivor and Big Brother, and from then on reality tv has been infiltrating our televisions sets. With the reality television trend comes other trends, such as rappers who have their own reality shows or are featured in them. One of the first reality shows that starred...
  • Christina Milian Denies Lil Wayne Dating Rumors
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    When Lil Wayne and Christina Milian were spotted at the 2014 ESPYs, dating rumors instantly ignited. The fact that they left the venue holding hands only fed fuel to the fire. Of course TMZ decided to get to the bottom of things, and approached Milian as she was on her way to a celebrity kickball match. When asked what her relationship was with Wayne, Christina answered simply, "We make music...
  • Mac Miller Reveals Collaboration With Your Old Droog
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    Your Old Droog made quite a splash with the release of his self-titled EP earlier this year. The rapper's well-crafted style of underground rap was enough to garner some attention, but the uncanny resemblance to Nas' voice was what got people really talking. While some instantly brought out the conspiracy theory that Droog was actually an undercover Nas, it was quickly debunked, but the rapper...
  • 2014's Most Overpaid Free Agents
    Every summer, NBA teams infallibly spend money on free agents stupidly. Some do it out of loyalty, others out of desperation, and plenty due to sheer ignorance. Whatever the motivation, the result is often the same: fans whining about Player X clogging their team’s salary cap, while the front office searches waywardly for another team to – literally – get passed the buck. This...
  • J Dilla's MPC Will Be On Display At Smithsonian Museum
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    Though he passed too early, J Dilla's legacy continues to live on. The celebrated producer will be honored in the soon-to-open National Museum of African American History and Culture at the Smithsonian, where some of his musical equipment will be on display.  Maureen "Ma Dukes" Yancey, Dilla's mother, has donated the beatmaker's Minimoog Voyager synthesizer and Akai MIDI...
  • Charts Don’t Lie: July 20
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    This week we see Trey Songz maintain a spot within the Billboard 200's top 10, although he fell from the grace of #1. We're also seeing just how quickly Robin Thicke's Paula is going to fall off, as it already finds itself nearing the edge of the top 50. Meanwhile, Iggy Azalea's growing star power and excessive radio play keeps her debut album at a very healthy spot within the 200, never falling...
  • Dame Dash Calls Kanye West Out For Not Contacting Kareem “Biggs" Burke
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    Dame Dash has been calling out plenty of industry figures over the last couple months, including Lyor Cohen and Funkmaster Flex. It seems his tirade is not quite complete, as a new interview with Shade 45 found him targeting none other than forrmer Roc-A-Fella signee, Kanye West. The bone Dame had to pick with Kanye was over the recently incarcerated co-founder of the Roc label, Kareem...
  • Wu-Tang Affiliate Shyheim Arrested For Killing Man In Hit-And-Run [Update: Pleads Guilty To Manslaughter]
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    A Wu-Tang Clan affiliate Shyheim is in some hot water, after allegedly leaving the scene of a car crash on New Years day around 5 AM, which resulted in the death of another person. As HipHopWired reports, the accident occurred in Staten Island at the intersection of Cassidy Place and Lafayette Avenue, and police think that Shyheim was driving when he slammed into Felipe Avila's Toyota,...
  • 28 Grams: Hip-Hop Instagram Recap (July 19)
    Have you ever scrolled through Instagram and instantly burst into uncontrollable laughter? Raised your eyebrow? Scratched your head? Instantly smiled? Thought, "Damn. That's dope."?  Stared at your phone? Did an instant repost? HNHH is sure you've answered yes to at least one of those questions.  Because so many people are out in the streets flexin' and doing it for the gram, hip hop...
  • Floyd Mayweather Says He Slept With T.I.'s Wife Tiny [Update: Mayweather Says He Was Misquoted]
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    Back in May, T.I. and Floyd Mayweather made headlines when they were spotted having a confrontation at a Fatburger in Las Vegas. Apparently Tip was accusing Mayweather of being a little too friendly with his wife, Tiny, and though Mayweather then denied that he had anything to do with her, he seems to have reversed his story. Speaking at a recent press conference, Mayweather responded to a...
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