Yesterday we saw the new, modest home purchased by Dr. Dre's Aftermath signee and protegee Kendrick Lamar. K. Dot's $540,000 home, which some speculate may be for his family not himself, pales in comparison to the lavish homes of hip-hop super stars like Drake and Rick Ross, nonetheless, it all the more proves that Kendrick is a humble guy who doesn't need the glitz and the glam.
The Mobb Deep member says he has two books
coming out, and wants people to know that everything in the books is about his
own life “misconception was I wasn’t talking about my life...all of that was me”. His next book will be about his post-prison
experience, “[my] transition from prison to the streets”.
When asked point blank about rumors of him
beefing with Havoc, the...
May 20, 2014
Lil Boosie has certainly been a hot topic since his release from prison in January. While the Baton Rouge rapper has been steadily releasing tracks since becoming a free man, the majority of the hype falls upon his upcoming album, Touchdown 2 Cause Hell.
In an exclusive interview with HNHH, the Bad Azz himself shared some details about the new effort, including the meaning of the title,...
Jan 19, 2014
Kanye West released his first A.P.C. clothing collection last summer. The very minimal aesthetic proved successful, as all the products sold out within minutes of going online.
Based on the demand of his previous collaboration, Yeezus has decided to put out some new items with the clothing brand, which he debuted at a capsule collection party today.
It has not been confirmed it this is the full...
Oct 15, 2012
Shortly after getting the production credits on Kendrick Lamar's debut effort, good kid, m.A.A.d city, album snippet of the entire project were released.
Listen to snippets of the album below, and let us know what you think in the comment section. Does it live up to the hype thus far?
Nov 14, 2013
As we've reported, Trinidad Jame$ is feeling a bit of heat for a comment he made at a recent gig in Brooklyn: "Us in the South, we run y'all musically."
Bun B, who hails from Houston, and A$AP Rocky, a Harlemite, have shared their thoughts on the comment in a new interview with MTV.
"Hip-hop left New York in the late '70s, early '80s and went out to the world and I came back," says...
Jun 23, 2012
After having a listening session in NYC, Frank Ocean decides to let go the artwork and tracklist for his highly anticipated debut album Channel Orange. The features on the album are limited to Andre 3000, John Mayer and Earl Sweatshirt. Ocean's Def Jam debut hits stores July 17th. So far he's released the lengthy single "Pyramids." See the artwork and tracklist below.
May 21, 2013
Although fans of Fabolous have been waiting on Loso's Way 2 for quite some time (approximately five years), it seems they'll have to wait just a tad longer. Loso recently revealed that his follow-up to Loso's Way has been pushed back around a month.
While talking to Rap-Up about the album, Fabolous announced the delay. Loso's Way 2 was previously due out June 18th, but Fabolous is now aiming for...
Dec 22, 2012
Cassidy just dropped a new track "Me Myself and iPhone" where he expresses how he feels about Swizz Beatz, talks about his latest record "Condom Style" and takes some clear shots at Meek Mill.The two rappers went at it last night, in Twitter-beef fashion, and Meek has announced that a response will be made tomorrow with his own song.
I gave @meekmill months to respond.. Tomorrow? I...
Every now and then Kanye West takes to Twitter to vent about what's been on his mind. Most recently, he flooded the internet with questions about the use of the word "bitch" and "nigga," and whether or not it is acceptable.He started with the simple (yet complex) question: is the word "bitch" acceptable? "I usually never tweet questions but I struggle with this so here goes... Is the...
May 27, 2014
Jay Z has been attempting to dodge a lawsuit aimed at him from Dwayne Walker, the designer of the Rocafella logo, but it looks at though he's gonna have to cooperate after all.
Jay Z, Damon Dash and Universal Music are all named in the suit, in which Walker claims that he's owed $7 Million for his design. Apparently, Walker was promised $3500 on submission of the logo, as well as 2% of...
When we first heard about Ab-Soul's upcoming project, the rapper clarified that the effort would not bear the title Black Lip Pastor as many assumed from his tweets. Now it appears that he may have reconsidered, as the TDE camp has confirmed that BLP is coming soon.
The Control System rapper hinted earlier in the month that BLP would be a joint effort with celebrated producer The Alchemist,...
Dec 16, 2012
Although it’s December and hip hop artists typically don’t
release big projects, fans were treated to two anticipated albums this week in
Game’s fifth studio effort Jesus Piece, and Big Boi’s second official solo LP
Vicious Lies & Dangerous Rumors. Unfortunately,
the projections for the two in their first week do not look promising.
Both artists have been promoting their...
Sep 17, 2014
Calling all blunt masters. If you consider yourself proficient at rolling up L's, Waka Flocka Flame may have an employment opportunity for you. That's right, the 1017 Brick Squad Monopoly rapper announced via his Instagram that is offering 50,000 dollars a year for a personal blunt roller, and he asked that you submit your applications via the hashtag #ICanRoll (a clever play on his...
Jun 15, 2013
Eminem is one of the biggest things to happen to hip-hop, period. He challenged the status quo and found success as a white artist in a predominantly black industry. Though he was not the first white rapper to blow, Eminem is one of the few to be consistently ranked among the greatest rappers of all time.
Though his recent work hasn't been as impactful as earlier efforts, everyone from the kids...
Aug 19, 2013
Macklemore is not going away any time soon. The rapper has been a mainstay on the charts since his breakthrough single "Thrift Shop," and with that success, he's had both positive and negative attention form critics and fellow rappers. In an interview with the Breakfast Club, Mack spoke of his competitive nature, getting called out by Yelawolf and Method Man, and of course, Kendrick's "Control"...