As the summer approaches, we've been receiving new festival line-ups almost every week. Last week we found out who would be headlining Hot 97's annual Summer Jam, and today we've found out the line-up for the opposite coast's Powerhouse 2014 festival.
The radio station made their festival announcement with a YouTube video, counting down all their headliners. There is some overlap with Summer...
Jul 11, 2013
Although the masses seem to have generally positive things to say about Jay-Z's new album Magna Carta Holy Grail, one rapper in particular has voiced his dislike for the project.
Odd Future's Earl Sweatshirt took to Twitter today to let followers know he's not fucking with the album, asking people to "unfollow" him if they "really fucked with Magna Carta."
Earl tweeted, "i hope that opinions on...
Dec 15, 2013
Many were introduced to Drake as a Young Money signee, but his presence has grown exponentially since getting picked up by the label. In fact, the OVO rapper has come to a point where he's doing the biggest numbers of any Cash Money artist, and his new superstardom, as well as the absence of Cash Money features on his latest project, have brought about rumors of a rift between Drizzy and his...
May 17, 2012
50 Cent was hospitalized yesterday, although he didn't give details on the cause.He tweeted pictures of himself in a hospital bed yesterday evening, although assured fans that his Gangsta Grillz mixtape, The Lost Tape, is still dropping on May 22nd: "I'm in the hospital but my gangsta grillz LOST TAPE is done so it will be out on time." He also tweeted that he didn't want to go into...
Oct 22, 2012
With Kendrick Lamar's highly anticipated debut album finally hitting store shelves and the internet today HNHH is bringing you an exclusive interview and live footage from his Pomona, CA show to celebrate good kid, m.A.A.d city.HNHH's Jen Deleon caught up with the Compton native for a chat about his lyrics and questions derived there-from.First off, Jen quoted lyrics from Kendrick's song...
Jun 12, 2013
Freddie Gibbs parted ways from Young Jeezy's CTE label last year, following rumors that the two may be ending their affiliation. At first, it seemed like Gangsta Gibbs was keeping his mouth shut about the split, saying only that it was a mutual business decision. As time progresses Gibbs has opened up more about the split, and revealed that it was not an amicable one.
In a new interview with...
Hood tells XXLMag.com he wrestle with the idea of rapping about the loss of his infant daughter on the song ‘Hallucinations,” but ultimately decided it was time to talk about his pain.
“That’s my only way to actually release,” Hood, sitting in the We The Best studios, said about his music. “That goes back to me saying this music is...
Oct 25, 2012
Yesterday many fans of the "Dreamchasers" rapper, Meek Mill, noticed his debut album, Dreams & Nightmares, sprung a leak.This is something that almost seems unavoidable in today's day and age, and Meek Mill took it in stride. While talking to Sway Calloway during RapFix Live, Meek said he's not upset about the leak.As Meek points out, if someone is going to buy your album, they'll buy it...
Aug 20, 2012
There had been some speculation that Meek Mill would be delaying his debut album, Dreams & Nightmares.Now the MMG rapper has taken to Twitter to confirm the delay. The original release date was August 28th, however, fans will now have to wait until October 30th to hear Dreams & Nightmares.Dreams & nightmares oct.30th sorry for the push back....i had to get a few things right!...
Jan 26, 2014
Love it or hate it, Kanye's dark, auto-tuned record seems to be appreciated more with age, as it is now warmly regarded when it was once polarizing. Those who loved it are in for some good news as Universal Records is remastering and re-releasing the entire album, just one of the many classic re-releases Universal is planning, all apart of their Respect The Classic's campaign. According to...
Feb 11, 2012
Tyga recently signed a seven figure deal with shoe company, Reebok, which will partner with his Last Kings clothing line and allow him to create his own custom shoe.
Below you can view some photos of T-Raw shooting a commercial for Reebok in Hollywood yesterday that will air next month.
Apr 24, 2014
Iggy Azalea is currently on the road promoting and performing her album The New Classic, which just dropped two days ago. She's probably used to the whole performance routine at this point, although there are some things a lady just cannot get used too and thus were cut from the show-- to put it bluntly, Iggy found fans (both male and female) were attempting to finger whenever she crowd-surfed,...
Aug 15, 2013
Many rappers who were not name-dropped by Kendrick Lamar in his buzzing verse on "Control" have decided to record a response, while those rappers who were called out have yet to do so. This might be because those not named are more offended than those who were-- Wale feels this way, at least.
The MMG rapper said he'd feel offended if his name wasn't in the verse. "I’d been offended if my...
Tyler, the Creator's previous two solo projects were critically-acclaimed pieces of work. The success of Bastard and Goblin allowed him to garner the crazed fan base that follow his every move, but with Wolf, the Los Angeles native has moved on to something new. Instead of the usual six-minute intro track where he discusses his angst-filled life with his shrink and...
After many delays, J. Cole has announced the release date for his sophomore album, Born Sinner. According to a tweet from Cole, the album will be in stores June 25th. He also announced that the video for the first single "Power Trip", which features Miguel, will drop on April 9th.View Cole's tweet below.Born Sinner June 25th. - Coleâ€” J. Cole (@JColeNC) April 8, 2013
Jan 14, 2014
The run between Mac Miller and Rostrum Records has come to an end. The Pittsburgh MC has decided to move on from the independent label after a four-year run according to MTV News.
Mac Miller first signed to Rostrum right before the release of his critically acclaimed mixtape K.I.D.S. and continued to soar up the hip-hop charts from there. During his time at Rostrum, Mac released...