Ladies Night: Female Solidarity In Hip-Hop

Hip-Hop has been a male-dominated genre since its inception in the 1970s on the streets of the South Bronx. However, female emcees were looking over the horizon and soon crept into the game. From MC...

  • Ladies Night: Female Solidarity In Hip-Hop
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    Hip-Hop has been a male-dominated genre since its inception in the 1970s on the streets of the South Bronx. However, female emcees were looking over the horizon and soon crept into the game. From MC Lyte to Salt-N-Pepa, female rappers proved that they had the skill to hang with their male counterparts. They enforced a message of unity to gain the respect that they rightfully...
  • Nick Young Trolls Snoop Dogg Over His Iggy Azalea Comments
    For those who are unaware of the circumstances, Nick Young's girlfriend, Iggy Azalea, has been in a bit of a social media war with the OG Snoop Dogg/Lion/whatever. It all started when Snoop posted a hilarious picture depicting Iggy with no makeup on, to which the 'Fancy' artist took great offense. And then Uncle Snoop went all-in posting a series of memes on his instagram account. Iggy took to...
  • Dr. Luke Sued By Kesha For Sexual Assault & Battery
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    Famed hip-hop/pop producer Dr. Luke is being sued by his frequent collaborator Kesha for emotional, physical, sexual, and verbal abuse. Kesha claims Dr. Luke took advantage of her from the moment she signed with him as an eighteen-year-old, saying he would force her to use drugs and alcohol to remove her defenses. In one instance, the singer recalls Luke forcing her to...
  • 2014 BET Hip-Hop Awards Performances
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    A few weeks ago some of the biggest names in Hip Hop took made their way down to Atlanta, Georgia for the 2014 BET Hip Hop Awards. Tonight, we get to see what all went down that night. Many of the game's biggest stars were not only just there in attendance, but were also taking their talents to the stage to perform some of this year's hottest hits. Performers at this year's award show included...
  • 2014 BET Hip-Hop Awards Cyphers
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    Well here ya go! The most anticipated part of every BET Hip Hop Awards is the cyphers, and thanks to the leaky internets, we can now watch all of tonight’s cyphers right here on HNHH. Its hard to duplicate what last year’s cypher brought us with Slaughterhouse, TDE, & A$AP Mob tackling the mic, but this 2014 crew held their own. With the likes of the entire Taylor Gang crew,...
  • Lupe Fiasco Readies New Mixtape "Lost In The Atlantic Ocean" [Update: Artwork Revealed]
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    It looks like Lupe Fiasco is back at war again with Atlantic Records. Yesterday, Lupe took to his Instagram account to reveal that a new mixtape is on the way. Lu revealed that Atlantic Records was not letting him release his album, Tetsuo & Youth, until he releases a pop-friendly single, so in true Lupe form, he announced that he's going to put out a new mixtape first out of spite...
  • Migos Announce New Mixtape "Rich Nigga Timeline"
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    Immediately following their performance at tonight’s airing of the BET Hip-Hop Awards, Migos decided to announce that they have a new mixtape coming for the fans. Taking to Twitter moments ago, the trio consisting of Quavo, TakeOff, & Offset revealed that they’ll be releasing a new tape called Rich Nigga Timeline on November 5th. With details scarce at the moment, they did reveal...
  • Remy Ma Reveals "I'm Around" Mixtape Cover Art
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    Remy Ma still isn't done her press run since her prison release. The female MC's latest interview occurred with talk show host Wendy Williams, where she spoke once more on her time in prison, what life has been out since her release, and she took the opportunity to reveal her cover art for her upcoming mixtape I'm Around. Remy Ma speaks briefly on the tape, "It's just something that I wanna put...
  • Jahlil Beats Lists His Top 10 Producers Of All Time
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    Jahlil Beats came through the office the other week, and sat down for a quick interview to let us know what exactly he's been up to these days, as he's been a bit absent on the producer circuit. Following the interview, Jhalil took the time to list off his Top 10 producers of all time, offering a reason for each. For a look into the mind of Jahlil and what he likes in a producer, click...
  • Pimp C's Wife Reveals Posthumous Album To Feature A$AP Rocky, Wiz Khalifa, Lil Wayne & More
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    Hip-hop journalist Julia Beverly is currently at work on a book about the life of the late Pimp C. Despite reportedly getting approval from Pimp C's mother, Mama Wes, and stating she would share proceeds with Pimp C's estate, the former UGK rapper's wife has spoken out publicly against the biography. At the same time, she's announced that there's a posthumous album for Pimp C in the...
  • Snoop Dogg Posts Iggy Azalea Meme, Iggy Gets Angry On Twitter [Update: Snoop Responds With More Memes]
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    As we learned over the weekend, Iggy Azalea is not to be trifled with, unless you want to invoke her rage. The Australian rapper, who's never been shy about responding to disses, just lashed out at Snoop Dogg on twitter for posting a disparaging meme about her on Instagram. After seeing the picture (below), Iggy responded with three tweets (since deleted) that you can view in the gallery above...
  • Crew Love: Visionary Music Group
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    It's been almost four months since the last edition of our "Crew Love" series, in which we profiled Chance The Rapper's Save Money crew, but this new feature has a twist. Instead of merely researching the careers of each artist in Visionary Music Group, the latest "Crew Love" subject, we got all of them to sound off about their own careers. Their responses paint a vivid picture of the label...
  • Dilated Peoples Announce Winter 2014 Tour
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    After releasing their album Directors Of Photography earlier this year, veteran rap trio Dilated Peoples have announced a brief tour, simply titled the "Winter 2014" tour.  Check out the dates below, and the tour poster in the gallery above. Evidence's tweet announcing the news is also below. November 20 - The Observatory - Santa Ana, CANovember 22 - Mateel Community Center...
  • BET Announces Winners Of Their 2014 Hip-Hop Awards
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    For some reason, BET decided to unveil the winners of 2014's Hip-Hop Awards before the show airs later tonight. DJ Mustard came away with a whopping three of the 18 awards, with Kendrick Lamar, Drake and YG/Jeezy/Rich Homie Quan all snagging two each. Check out the full list of winners below, and visit BET's site for a full list of the nominees. Album of the Year - Drake, Nothing Was...
  • Top 10: Singles Off Highly Anticipated Albums
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    With so much great music already out this year, it's hard to think this year could get any better. But we still have new albums coming from the likes of T.I., Logic, Big K.R.I.T., and Kendrick Lamar, so it will get better, way better. One of the best parts about waiting for a new album is hearing what songs the artist picks from the project to tease us with. It's almost like getting some bomb...
  • XXL's Editor-In-Chief Says There Will Be More Print Editions Of Magazine
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    It appears XXL may not actually end all print editions of the hip-hop magazine, at least, this is according to their Editor-in-Chief Vanessa Satten. As we reported on in September, XXL was recently bought out by Townsquare Media, and with the purchase of XXL they stated that they would go digital-only, following the G-Unit cover of the magazine. While talking to MTV News, Satten said that...
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