Stream Lil Wayne's long awaited "Free Weezy Album" on Tidal now!
To kick off our Independence Day right, Lil Wayne stays true to his word and releases his highly anticipated Free Weezy Album on Tidal.
After several setbacks and delays, Lil Wayne’s highly anticipated Free Weezy Album will finally be available for the public at midnight EST tonight! While info on the album has been pretty much non-existent thus far, fans can now get a glimpse at what’s to come as the album’s artwork and tracklist just surfaced online via LilWayneHQ.
Joe Budden prides himself on being something of a ladies man, but he apparently has a zero tolerance policy when it comes to men publicly showing affection for the women in their lives. On his latest podcast, Budden had some strong words for Meek Mill, as he was apparently put off by the way the rapper was acting around his current girlfriend, Nicki Minaj, at the BET Awards last weekend.
Apple Music launched earlier this week, and while the majority of its features could already be found on other streaming sites, one big exclusive offered is Beats 1 Radio.
While Voodoo is often considered D’Angelo’s magnum opus, Brown Sugar is not a record that should easily be forgotten. The R&B star’s debut LP melted the worlds of hip hop and soul in a way that hadn’t ever happened before, paving the way for that crossover to thrive until present day.
Last week, Young Thug made us all very excited when he announced a release date for Slime Season, his project with frequent collaborator, London On Da Track. Not only that, the tape was set to drop on July 4th, providing the soundtrack to our Independence Day celebrations.
I first saw Vince Staples through his baby picture, the artwork to his breakout mixtape, Shyne Coldchain Vol. 1, was floating down my Tumblr feed in 2011. However, it wasn’t until I was listening to Earl Sweatshirt’s Doris, that I was blown away listening to Vince completely slaughter the outro of “Hive,” and from there on anything else I heard him on.
Chris Brown has had a hard time resisting the urge to take personal matters to social media as of late, and his recent legal filings to establish paternity for his child have found him caught battling with the mother and grandmother of his baby girl on Instagram.
Ghostface Killah's new album will be one of the very first released on a Friday, scheduled to drop next week on July 10th.
Whew! We got a lot of great music in the past week. Miguel's WILDHEART, Vince Staples' Summertime '06, King Los' God, Money, War, Meek Mill's Dreams Worth More Than Money, Tory Lanez's Cruel Intentions, Gucci Mane's Trapology, a pair of dope tapes from Problem, and too many dope tracks to count.
About two weeks ago, Diddy went 0-100 real quick on a UCLA assistant football coach, allegedly assaulting the man.
Following yesterday’s “Kings Never Die” collab with Gwen Stefani, Eminem decides to come through and premiere the official video for "Phenomenal".
Ex-Cash Money rapper, Tyga, is not one to shy away from the glitz and glam of the good life, and his latest effort, The Gold Album: 18th Dynasty, is chock-full of bourgeois bars.
In December reports circulated about an "Atlanta" TV show Childish Gambino, aka Donald Glover, had been working on. The rapper/actor was prepping a pilot for the network FX, reportedly about the ATL hip-hop scene. Today we've finally received an update on the project, with word of the TV show being cast.
In a BET Awards red carpet interview, Rae Sremmurd told HNHH's Joshua Baker that they have a "new album coming soon," and that they've got some bangers coming down the pipes with Migos and Wiz Khalifa.
Moreso than anyone else in hip hop, Gucci Mane's proven that you don't need to be a free man to keep the streets sated with mixtape after mixtape. That being said, releasing music (especially if you've got vaults full of it) is much different than performing, let alone touring.
Kendrick took to TMZ Live today to react to criticism from Fox News pundit Geraldo Rivera in regards to his performance at Sunday's BET Awards. After Kendrick opened the ceremony by rapping "Alright" from atop a police car, Rivera remarked, "this is why I say that hip hop has done more damage to young African-Americans than racism in recent years."
Meek Mill’s new album sounds like the Apocalypse. Not the actual, devastating end-of-days, but the cinematic equivalent we’ve come to expect from our summer blockbusters: a free-wheeling, no-stakes madhouse of destruction complete with swelling strings, chanting choirs and Earth-shaking war drumbeats that could bring a tear to Clint Mansell’s eye.
During his Monday performance at an L.A. club called Supper Club, Future explained his absence from the BET Awards stage the night before. The Shade Room documented his explanation in a pair of videos on their Instagram account. Here's what Future had to say:
Meek Mill was on Power 105 to discuss Dreams Worth More Than Money the other day, and while speaking with Angie Martinez, gave us a window into his personal taste in music. He was quite honest with Martinez, laying it all out there with artists that he both likes and dislikes. Most notably, he said that he wasn't a fan of Kendrick Lamar and J. Cole.
Queens, New York has birthed plenty of rap stars over the years. From Run DMC to Action Bronson, the New York City borough has a rich history in the culture of hip-hop. One of the greatest groups that Queens ever gave us, however, is A Tribe Called Quest.
As we reported the other month, Chris Brown's newly-discovered baby mama, Nia Guzman, is looking for Breezy to up his child support payments by a significant, perhaps too significant, amount. However, Brown isn't letting that happen without a fight.
It's safe to say you are already winning at life when you can call Nicki Minaj you’re girlfriend, but add a number one album into the mix and you’re absolutely scorching, which looks to be the case for Meek Mill right now.
After spending the last week in jail for allegedly pistol-whipping his groundskeeper, Rick Ross appeared for his bail hearing this afternoon along with his bodyguard Nadrian James and was released after posting a hefty bail, according to TMZ.
Over a month after he allegedly killed two brothers as they sat in a car in New Orleans, Young Money rapper Widner "Flow" Degruy has been arrested in Baton Rouge, according to a report from the Baton Rouge Advocate. He is expected to be charged on two counts of second degree murder.
The numbers are in for The Gold Album: 18th Dynasty and they do not look good; T-Raww's latest album garnered a paltry 2,200 sales in its first week.
Business moves quick, and that's no exception for the rap world. From the hottest new signings, to movie deals, to album pushbacks, the industry is constantly in motion. It can be hard to keep up with at times, so we've consolidated all of the must-hear information from the past month, all in one place.
42 minutes after tweeting "express urself how u want is my perspective," Rome Fortune intentionally tweeted out a dick pic along with the caption, "is this artistic or creepy? thoughts. (bros u prob dont wanna open this post)."
A day after Joell Ortiz confirmed that upcoming Slaughterhouse album Glass House has been completed, Joe Budden announced that All Love Lost will drop on September 25. The project represents the culmination of a triology after 2013's No Love Lost to 2014's Some Love Lost EP, which garnered a HNHH reader rating of 87%.
Visibility is the number one law of rap-- if they can’t see/hear/feel you, you don’t actually exist for a lot of people. But the main concern is how do you keep them interested? Tyga is one of those artists who has been cursed with a struggle between visibility and interest.