A rumored tracklist for Kendrick Lamar's upcoming album circulates the web.
It's a mantra that hip-hop listeners are all too familiar with. Year after year, statistics prove that the black community in America--particularly in lower-class neighborhoods--is subjected to unjust treatment from those supposedly designated to protect them. For the most part, these are the same communities that dominate the rap marketplace.
Termanology is forever on a grind, and today blesses fans with a full stream for his latest project, Shut Up And Rap, taking aim at rappers who are all talk and no substance, and possibly also those rappers who sing more than they spit. He opens the album with: "you guys talk way too much. Will you just shut up and rap?"
Rumors Circulate That Drake & Diddy Got Into A Fight In Miami Last Night [Update: New Details] Dec 8, 2014 at 01:59pm 97,441 Views
Neither Diddy nor Drake seem like the physical-confrontation-type, but according to a few reports circulating the web this morning, things got physical between the two rappers last night in Miami, at club LIV.
The feel good story of the week comes to us via last year's NBA MVP, Kevin Durant.
Iggy Azalea is the rapper who pulled in the most Grammy nominations this year. With four nods across all of the categories, the Australian rapper might have most of the hip-hop world experiencing Macklemorian levels of shock and outrage, but the man who stands to profit the most from her achievements, T.I., is not one of them.
Ghostface Killah Confirms "DOOMStarks" Album With DOOM Will Be Out In 2015 Dec 8, 2014 at 12:44pm 6,670 Views
Fans of superhero (or supervillain)-inspired hip-hop, rejoice -- You may just get the genre's holy grail next year. Ghostface Killah and DOOM, who've been talking about doing a joint album together for at least three years, will purportedly be releasing the long-delayed DOOMStarks project in 2015.
Fifteen years of Shady Records represents an unusual time for rap music, transitioning out of the shiny suit era and into a bubble featuring new names. Aside from D12 and Obie Trice releases, the label’s existence was mostly tied to Eminem signing a certain Queens MC.
Chris Brown & Tyga Give An Update On "Fan Of A Fan 2," Tyga Speaks On Cash Money Situation Dec 8, 2014 at 11:39am 25,051 Views
Tyga has been outspoken about his label situation lately, and Lil Wayne seems to have taken a similar stance against Cash Money, with both rappers tweeting their frustrations. Tyga recently sent out a tweet saying he'd be dropping his album The Gold Album independently, and expanded on this slightly during a joint interview with Chris Brown for Power 106 in L.A.
Nicki Minaj Announces "The Pinkprint" European Tour With Trey Songz Dec 8, 2014 at 10:38am 5,302 Views
After tackling Saturday Night Live this past weekend (and giving SNL their second-highest rating of the season), Nicki Minaj will be taking her upcoming album The Pinkprint to Europe for a set of tour dates overseas, alongside special guest Trey Songz. Undoubtedly she'll also be touring North America at some point, but first she'll head to Stokholm, Sweden on March 16th.
Over the weekend we saw Chris Brown's anger get the best of him, as he put his ex-girlfriend Karrueche Tran on blast publicly, alleging that she went on dates with Drake while he was locked up, and barely visited him in jail, among other things.
Rick Ross & MMG Take Shots At Timbaland's Mosley Music Group Logo Dec 8, 2014 at 10:09am 29,724 Views
We know that Rick Ross wasn't the most pleased when Timbaland decided to let us hear an alternate version of "Movin' Bass," which heavily featured his artist Tink (and was coincidentally much better than the version that landed on Rozay's album).
Ludacris and John Legend struck platinum-certification back in 2012 with "Tonight (Best You Ever Had)." It appears the duo is back to recapture the magic with their new collaboration, "In My Life." The latest single to get previewed from Luda's upcoming Burning Bridges EP (available for free on Google Play on December 16th), the record is being marketed by Luda as a return to the personal, hard
Rolling Stone Names "808s & Heartbreak" Among Music's Most Groundbreaking Albums Dec 7, 2014 at 08:02pm 19,439 Views
Kanye is well on his way to becoming the most acclaimed artist of all time. While appearing in this Rolling Stone article is undoubtedly one of Ye's more low-key honors, it does serve as a reminder of how influential he is, not just in hip-hop, but in music as a whole.
As we reported yesterday afternoon, Chris Brown and his former new flame Karrueche Tran have officially called things off. Ending their relationship on bad terms, Brown went out and called her a "bitch" during a live performance in California before confirming that she dated Drake while he was in prison.
Trick-Trick Suggests Banning J. Cole From Detroit Following Eminem "Diss" Dec 7, 2014 at 04:48pm 93,210 Views
Trick-Trick may be a rapper, but he's primarily known as the creator of the "No Fly Zone" policy that he enforces in his hometown of Detroit. Trick has been known to ban rappers from the city if they do not actively support the Detroit rap scene or collaborate with artists from the region.
Mase Sued By Model Over Single Artwork [Update: Mase Loses Lawsuit] Dec 7, 2014 at 01:16pm 18,053 Views
Mase released his comeback single, "Why Can't We", last December, and while it didn't really connect the way "Welcome Back" did, it has earned him a lawsuit. According to Stephanie Delgado, the model who appears on the single's cover art, Mase swiped the picture off her Instagram without asking permission.
Yesterday came the tragic news that Joey Bada$$' cousin and tour manager, Junior B, had passed away. Joey has subsequently cancelled his European tour midway through, but it seems his album will be released as planned.Today, Amazon shared the full deluxe tracklist and official (though quite small) artwork for the rapper's debut album, B4.DA.$$.
Nicki Minaj made her highly-anticipated appearance as the musical guest on Saturday Night Live last night, and talk leading up to the show comprised of whether we'd be hearing new music from the rapper, as well as whether she'd appear in any sketches.
This is a pretty eventful Charts Don't Lie, as we were not only anticipating first week sales for the likes of Eminem, Rick Ross, Beyonce and Iggy Azalea, but we're now seeing the streaming initiative from Billboard in full effect. For those unaware, we'll explain real quick.
Chris Brown Says Karrueche Went On Dates With Drake While He Was In Jail Dec 6, 2014 at 11:13pm 93,969 Views
News broke earlier today that Chris Brown and his on-again-off-again girlfriend Karueche Tran had officially called it quits, but the social media battle had just begun. Chris decided to publicly diss Karrueche onstage the previous night, calling her a "bitch", and declaring himself a single man, to which Tran briefly responded on Twitter.
Tragedy strikes the Pro Era camp today, with news that Junior B, a member of Joey Bada$$' crew has passed away. While details are not yet known, word of Junior's condition was reported by fellow crew member Swankmaster Raw last week, who tweeted that his friend was "recovering" from a "near fatal accident".
Have you ever scrolled through Instagram and instantly bursted 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.
After existing in on-again off-again territory for the majority of the year, Chris Brown and Karrueche Tran appear to have called things off again, only this time, things got a little ugly. During his performance at Cali Christmas last night, Breezy called Tran a "bitch" and said he was single once again.
When Crooked I announced a new project entitled Sex, Money & Hip-Hop a couple of weeks ago, it was originally believed to be a mixtape, but now it looks like it'll be rushed commercial release. Today the Slaughterhouse member (who's been calling himself "KXNG CROOKED" as of late) shared artwork and a a tracklist for the LP. Check out the former in the gallery above, and the latter below.
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