XXL magazine is set to shut down the print edition of their publication, after being bought by Townsquare Media.
Among a bevy of much poppier artists, G-Unit performed at this past weekend's iHeartRadio Festival in Las Vegas, and while backstage, the crew's de facto leader shared some of his thoughts on the gradual decline in record sales we've seen in the past few years.
Usher Lights His Air Jordans On Fire After Performance With Chris Brown Sep 22, 2014 at 10:32am 7,709 Views
Usher took the stage with Chris Brown over the weekend to perform CB's new single, 'New Flame,' in Las Vegas at the iHeartRadio Festival. Usher caught the attention of sneakerheads by rocking an eye catching 'Liquid Gold' Air Jordan 11 PE, and also by lighting a pair of 'Oreo' Js on fire after a brief dance off with Chris Brown.
Jay Electronica To Appear On Common's "Kingdom" Remix [Update: Remix Debuts At AAHH!Fest] Sep 22, 2014 at 02:33am 5,923 Views
Jay Electronica has emerged from hiding to appear at AAHH!Fest in Chicago alongside some of hip-hop's finest. Prior to his set, Elec spoke briefly with Revolt TV about the festival and his upcoming work, specifically a remix he recorded alongside AAHH!Fest's co-sponsor Common.
This has been a pretty heavy news day for Mr. West. In the past 24 hours, his wife's nude photos leaked to the internet, photos of his fashion class in Los Angeles hit Instagram, and James Franco revealed the details of the rapper's reaction to his "Bound 2" parody on The Tonight Show.
Seth Rogen & James Franco Detail Kanye West's Reaction To "Bound 2" Parody Sep 22, 2014 at 12:05am 17,421 Views
Seth Rogen and James Franco are out and about promoting their highly-controversial new film The Interview. Talking backstage at "The Tonight Show," Franco detailed Kanye West's reaction to the parody video that he and Rogen produced late last year.
Bow Wow (now going by his government name, Shad Moss) and Erica Mena have officially announced their engagement. Shortly after Mr. Moss cryptically posted an image with an engagement ring on his Instagram account, Erica confirmed with ThisIs50’s Jack Thriller that the wedding is definitely taking place.
"Yeezy taught me" has gone from a quote to a job description for Mr. Kanye West. According to reports, Kanye is now serving his court-ordered 250 hours of community service at L.A. Trade Technical College, sharing personal anecdotes about his experiences within fashion with some aspiring artists.
Woman Assaulted By Keyshia Cole Reportedly Works For Cash Money Sep 21, 2014 at 03:27pm 14,228 Views
A strange story made headlines the other day, alleging that R&B singer Keyshia Cole had assaulted an unidentified woman at Birdman's condo. While it was hardly common knowledge, Birdman and Keyshia were said to be dating, which could have been the root of the attack.
Rihanna Reportedly Latest Victim In Phone Hack, Alleged Nude Photos Leak Sep 21, 2014 at 02:02pm 104,680 Views
A few weeks back, a number of celebrities were targeted in a widespread hack that saw many famous women's private photos leaked to the web, many of them nude. Despite legal action being threatened towards the culprits, it seems a similar situation has arisen once again, with another wave of leaked photos turning up this weekend.
Joell Ortiz changed this album’s title from Yaowa, basically because this is him at his most comfortable. In Hip Hop, getting too comfortable can sometimes lead to a decline in effort due to loss of hunger. Anyone familiar with Joell Ortiz would probably find it hard to imagine him not putting effort into a project, comfortable or not.
Pusha T may be in a bit of trouble following what seems to be a misunderstanding with a club in Miami.
Usher Debuts 'Liquid Gold' Air Jordan 11 At iHeartRadio Festival Sep 21, 2014 at 12:12pm 3,817 Views
Forget Trinidad James. When it comes to gold, Usher is establishing himself as the obsessed rapper in the game. Performing during the first night of the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Usher broke out a very Vegas-friendly pair of Jordan PEs.
Lecrae is on the way to becoming a household name, which is a feat for a rapper, let alone a Christian rapper. The rapper made an impressive debut this past week, with Anomaly topping the Billboard 200 and selling just under 100k, with 88,000. While the sales projections indicated it'd be a close race between Jhene Aiko and Lecrae, Lecrae came out the clear winner.
Childish Gambino Says "STN MTN / KAUAI" Is "The First Concept Mixtape Ever" Sep 21, 2014 at 01:02am 30,600 Views
Childish Gambino isn't afraid to get conceptual. The actor turnt rapper had an insanely elaborate rollout for his sophomore album, because the internet, which hit its peak with the release of a full accompanying screenplay.
YG's My Krazy Life is easily among the year's best albums, largely because -- as ever debut album should -- it gives us a good idea of who YG is-- not only as an artist, but as a person. The record, which is set up as a day in the life of the self-coined Young Gangsta, we're given many pieces of real events from the rapper's life.
Fall is next week. This means it's about to be that season where it's time to grind as the big album releases come through. Summer has been pretty tame, so you'd think some serious heat is on the way soon. Plus, Meek Mill gets out of jail in the fall. And there's Run The Jewels and Lil Wayne's albums dropping. Who was psyched for last summer again?
LAPD Bans YG From Playing Two "Drake Vs. Lil Wayne" Dates [Update: iLoveMakonnen Fills In] Sep 20, 2014 at 08:39pm 32,871 Views
In a somewhat shocking development, YG has informed us that he's not allowed to perform at two of the three upcoming Southern California dates of the ongoing "Drake Vs. Lil Wayne" tour. The reason? His local police department.
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.
Rappers from all over the United States are popping up, showing off their talents and making a name for themselves in their cities of choice. Whether it's Brooklyn, Chicago, Los Angeles or Miami, there are young emcees repping each region. These are some of the main areas inhabited by rappers, or areas one would expect.
Jamie Foxx, 2 Chainz & DJ Mustard Sued For "Party Ain't A Party" Sep 20, 2014 at 12:18pm 21,681 Views
Just a week ago, Jamie Foxx, 2 Chainz and DJ Mustard linked up on a song called "Party Ain't A Party" that, in addition to sharing a name with a '90s hit, may be a complete rip off.
Underrated Audio aims to provide you with some dope looks from the last seven days that flew under most peoples' radars. While they may have received front-page placement on HNHH, they didn't get as many views as they deserve, so we shine a little more light on them right here.
Former NBA Star Arrested For Stealing $14,000 Worth Of Apple Products Sep 20, 2014 at 09:41am 12,488 Views
Former Phoenix Suns guard and NBA executive, Rex Chapman, was bagged on Saturday for allegedly stealing $14,000 worth of Apple products from a retail store in Scottsdale, Arizona. According to reports, Chapman stole items from the Apple store on seven different occasions over the course of a few months.
Keyshia Cole Reportedly Arrested After Attacking Woman In Birdman's Home Sep 19, 2014 at 06:46pm 26,434 Views
A report concerning Keyshia Cole's arrest last night is surprising in more ways than one. The singer is reported to have assaulted a woman when she found her at Birdman's condo in L.A., as her and the Cash Money founder are rumored to be dating (news to us too).
TGIF. Football is officially back, Fall is quickly approaching, and the the amount of kicks on the horizon have us looking forward to the changing seasons. The 'Black/Infrared' 6 will be making a return to retailers in November, the 'Black Toe' XIV is dropping at the end of this month, and the much anticipated 'Legend Blue' Jordan 11 will be dropping before the year's over.
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