Kanye West was welcomed home to LAX with some legal woes.
Suge Knight will stand trial for murder charges stemming from a January hit-and-run incident that left one dead and one injured. The ruling was made by Superior Court Judge Ronald Coen today, with much of the focus landing on a testimony from one of the victims, Cle "Bone" Sloan.
Atmosphere don't quite fit in with the rap scene that is usually portrayed on this website, but the Minneapolis-founded group has been doing their thing now for 26 years, and counting. As one of alternative rap's most successful acts, it's time that they got the throwback treatment. For today, we're focusing on the output from the group's first few albums, beginning with 1996's Overcast!
Curren$y Shares Tracklist For "Even More Saturday Night Car Tunes" Apr 16, 2015 at 01:13pm 10,675 Views
Two days ago, Curren$y announced Even More Saturday Car Tunes, a follow-up to Pilot Talk III that'll drop on 4/20. Today, we've got the tracklist. It'll be a short project, containing only five tracks, and the only feature will come from Yo Gotti.
Nicki Minaj Calls Fabolous One Of The Best Punch Line Rappers Of The Last Decade Apr 16, 2015 at 01:02pm 20,085 Views
Nicki Minaj's recent social media antics have sparked rumors of her engagement to current boyfriend Meek Mill, but before she sent the internet into a craze, the Young Money rapper was contemplating the best punchlines in hip-hop. More specifically, she was giving props to Fabolous, who she feels hasn't been given the respect he deserves for his lyrics.
The exclusive Tidal drops meant to drum up hype for the streaming service continue. After Beyoncé debuted "Die For You," Rihanna dropped "American Oxygen" and Erykah Badu shared a Western flick on the new service, Jay Z himself is next up to bat for exclusive content. A video for his 2012 track "Glory" has just surfaced on the site.
Another album released a day early? After Tyler, The Creator and others dropped their projects a day before the originally-announced date, Young Thug has followed suit with Barter 6. The album's just shown up on iTunes, although it might only be available to purchase in New Zealand for the time being.
Every year, TIME magazine names "The TIME 100," a list of the hundred most influential people in the world. This year, Kanye West was not only included on the list-- he also appears on the cover of the issue. His blurb on TIME.com is written by none other than Tesla mastermind Elon Musk. Read it and watch the accompanying video below.
Kendrick Lamar Speaks On Earl Sweatshirt, Lil Wayne, & More In Twitter Q&A Apr 15, 2015 at 11:27pm 55,550 Views
We all know Kendrick Lamar isn’t one for the social media limelight, but on Wednesday afternoon TDE president, Punch, convinced K.Dot to hop on Twitter and answer a few questions for the fans.
Tyler, The Creator Was An Answer On "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire" Apr 15, 2015 at 07:56pm 21,543 Views
Which of these is a member of the Hip Hop group Odd Future, and NOT the character of a children's show?A.) Dora the Explorer B.) Tyler, the CreatorC.) Thomas the Tank EngineD.) Bob the BuilderThe answer would be laughably obvious to the average rap fan, but it earned a contestant on Who Wants to Be A Millionaire $25,000 earlier today.
Ty Dolla $ign's Reported "Free T.C." Release Date Refuted By Atlantic Records Apr 15, 2015 at 06:55pm 22,306 Views
Earlier today, a video in which Ty Dolla $ign announced his album release date was made public, but according Atlantic Records, the date mentioned in the clip is not official. A rep for the label has contacted HNHH directly, confirming that Ty's debut album, Free T.C. will not arrive on June 2nd, but the official release date should be on its way soon.
Rome Fortune's Debut Album Will Feature A-Trak, Slipknot & Toro Y Moi Apr 15, 2015 at 05:58pm 3,039 Views
Right now, Rome Fortune is known for his excellent mixtapes. Last year, he released Beautiful Pimp, Drive, Thighs & Lies (with Dun Deal), and Small VVorld. This year, he's already got YEP, with OG Maco, and lolU, with CEEJ of Two-9. That's a crazy output, and we're finally ready for his debut album.
Blame it on self-employment, shady labels or a simple lack of knowledge about this country's impenetrable tax system-- rappers have historically had problems with unpaid taxes. Time and time again, we've seen stories of various artists in the game getting hit with either a tax lien or tax evasion charges from the IRS and owing the government a ton of their hard-earned money.
Nicki Minaj has been known to fake engagements before. From her brief Twitter marriage to Drake, to DJ Khaled's infamous publicity stunt, when it comes to wedding other rappers, her word isn't exactly reliable.
Jay 305 Speaks On "Taking All Bets," Unreleased Collaboration With Future Apr 15, 2015 at 04:32pm 2,516 Views
Jay 305's buzz is beginning to transcend the internet and his native West Coast, with the release of his lead single "Thuggin," produced by DJ Mustard. The OPM-affiliated rapper may already have a major label deal under his belt (Interscope), however he's still pretty new to this rap thing, and was thus a perfect match for our On The Come Up series.
Twista, now 41, is still out there grinding. Last year, he released Dark Horse, his ninth studio album, and, today, he tells us another project is on the way. Twista's next EP, Withdrawal, will be a collaborative EP with the Chicago trio Do or Die.
In early January, Bruno Mars' "Uptown Funk" hit #1 on the charts, and it's stayed there ever since--marking the second longest #1 streak of all time (next to Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men's "One Sweet Day)--until this week.
After lending vocals to Kanye West and releasing Talk About It In the Morning, his joint EP with Wiz Khalifa, Ty Dolla $ign is finally ready to release his debut album. The Taylor Gang rising star just announced that Free TC will drop on June 2.
After a relatively stagnant few weeks, we’ve finally seen a shake-up at the top of our Top 100. Keep reading to see which tracks made it into the Top 10 of our Top 100 this past week. 10) Migos ft. Trinidad James – Stankin
Lil Wayne's Former Bus Driver Claims The Rapper Threatened Him With A Gun Apr 15, 2015 at 01:44pm 39,326 Views
A driver who operated Lil Wayne's bus on his 2014 summer tour is suing the rapper, claiming that Wayne threatened his life with a weapon. According to Mark Jones, Wayne first began to act aggressively with him when he attempted to stop for gas following a show in Buffalo. The driver says he continued driving after the Wayne's outburst of cursing.
For years, we have tried to decode the enigma that is Wale. Rather than being lauded for his gift of gab, he's been overshadowed by his shill cries for acceptance. You see, Wale always had the skills to be a special artist in hip-hop. Nobody questioned his motor in the booth. Nobody questioned his scintillating wordplay.
T.I. Speaks On Young Thug & Lil Wayne Beef, Confirms His Appearance On "Barter Six" Apr 15, 2015 at 01:05pm 52,501 Views
With the controversy surrounding Young Thug's Barter Six heating up every day, most Southern rappers have been wise to stay removed from any alleged beef between Thug and Lil Wayne. A guy who's shown Thug past, and current, support is ATL legend T.I., who recently put out "Bankrolls On Deck" with Thug and the rest of Bankroll Mafia.
Over the 20 or so years they've coexisted, rappers and reality TV have had a pretty great relationship. "Flavor of Love" is still one of the most popular reality programs of all-time, more people know Xzibit for "Pimp My Ride" than his appearances on Dr.
Young Thug Will Hold The "Barter Six" Release Party In Hollygrove Apr 15, 2015 at 11:57am 26,429 Views
Young Thug is causing new headlines every day as we prepare for Friday's release of Barter Six, no longer Carter Six due to legal threats--presumably from Lil Wayne's camp. Still, Thug continues to make moves that will likely offend devotees of Weezy and his seminal Carter album series.
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