Mar 15, 2012
Rihanna called into Ryan Seacrest's show this morning to talk about her upcoming projects and the recent remixes she put out with former boyfriend Chris Brown.
“The first song that came about was ‘Birthday Cake.’ I mean we ended up recording them at the same time and executing them together, but I reached out to him about doing ‘Birthday...
Sep 28, 2012
Although we can't always take a Tweet seriously, Lil B dropped an announcement on his Twitter account today.The Bay area rapper says he'll be trying out for Golden State Warriors next month, "I wanna let you know ima be trying out for the nba golden state warriors in october lets stay #based and positive," he tweeted.Do you guys think he'll follow-through? What are his chances of making it into...
Jul 11, 2013
Here at HotNewHipHop we advocate people getting "Turnt Up!" Sometimes it's going to the club and wildin' out more than usual, getting amped up before a basketball game, or just going nuts in your bedroom listening to big tunes. "Turnt Up" has become a phrase synonymous with letting loose, having an insane night, or just getting messed up on whatever your vice of choice.
We've decided to...
Machine Gun Kelly is known to be outspoken in his words and behavior, so for our latest sit-down with the rapper, after he visited DJ Skee's Skee Live TV show, we decided to get MGK to open up about his many and various sexual encounters.
The rapper first spoke to our host Jen DeLeon about some of his preferences-- female body part of choice, lights on or off, and soon enough the Bad Boy rapper...
Nov 15, 2014
Tyga and Chris Brown previously teamed up for a mixtape called Fan Of A Fan in 2010, and though they announced that the second installment would be released as an album, we still haven't gotten it yet. Now, perhaps in the spirit of their upcoming tour with Trey Songz, the duo have announced plans for a new single featuring the two-man hit team of Ty Dolla $ign and DJ...
Jul 14, 2013
The new Rich Gang compilation album from YMCMB is slated to drop on July 23rd, and today Birdman released the official artwork and tracklist for the project. This LP is not to be confused with the sequel to We Are Young Money, by the way.
The 16-track standard edition includes features from Kendrick Lamar, Rick Ross, Flo-Rida, Chris Brown, French Montana and recent YMCMB signees...
Apr 22, 2014
Future is lightyears ahead of his time. Since touching down in 2012 with his Epic Records debut album Pluto, the Freeband Gang founder has continued hustling as an artist. The sloppy, melodic flow Future introduced on Pluto has been used by virtually every trapper who’s poppin’ today, and U.O.E.N.O. it. Throughout the past twelve months, Future has kept the spotlight on him by hosting...
Jun 13, 2013
This week the very sexy Ashlee Ray breaks down the long list of rappers with outrageous tattoo choices. From Game getting a new tattoo what seems like every other week, to Riff Raff's crazy assortment of brand names inked on his body, it seems like rappers may be the most tatted up people in the entertainment business.
Check out the video below, and click through the gallery for an up-close...
Jan 24, 2014
Waka Flocka is not necessarily known for his vulnerability, but our heart has gone out to him since his brother's all-too-recent passing, last December. When he sat down with WKYS, he spoke about how his life is different now, saying:
"After that situation, I detoxed for like seven days. I changed my diet. I became 85 percent vegan. I just felt like I had to cleanse myself…I've been...
Dec 27, 2014
15 Years ago today, a shooting at an NYC nightclub took place, leading to the arrest of Diddy, Jennifer Lopez, and Shyne. An altercation with Matthew "Scar" Allen ended with shots being fired, and three people being seriously injured. While Puff got off scot-free, Shyne served 10 years on weapon and assault charges.
UPNORTHTRIPS posted an image of a 1999 headline regarding the shooting...
Nov 29, 2012
50 Cent has been staying in the news lately, with beefs bubbling, both new or old, French Montana is among them. French originally took a shot at 50 when he said he thought beef had hurt Fif's career, and the two continued to take their feelings to Twitter.
Now 50 has spoken on the Bad Boy rapper with Mr. Peter Parker on WPGC, dubbing French the "New Ja Rule." 50 said, "What we got in the...
Kelly Rowland has definitely stepped out of Beyonce's shadow from the Destiny's Child days. The singer has proven herself as a solo r'n'b artist, and is prepping a new album for the summer, Talk A Good Game. She already released the single "Kisses Down Low," and this morning she payed a visit to The Breakfast Club to discuss the single, as well as the beef with Keyshia Cole, Beyonce's "Bow...
Dec 31, 2014
Recently Rich Homie Quan spoke to rumors regarding Young Thug's sexuality. With Thugga's penchant for painting his nails and calling fellow rappers his "lovers" on Instagram, he has done little to quell rumors that he is gay, but nonetheless these rumors were denied by BFF Rich Homie.
However these same rumors plague Rich Homie Quan. During a brief sitdown with Vlad TV, Homie assured...
Mar 19, 2014
Despite having big tracks like "Lookin' Ass" and "Trophies" attached to it, Young Money's Rise Of An Empire, much like the Rich Gang compilation before it, suffered from a lack of promotion.
Nevertheless, the project has gone on to sell 31,047 copies in its first week, proving that the label still has enough star power behind it to sell records without a huge push behind them.
Jul 10, 2014
Gucci Mane promised us a Brick Squad-heavy July, and though he's been known to be unreliable at times, he and his crew have delivered thus far. Following GuWop's Trap House 4, which dropped last week, here's a stream of Young Thug's 1017 Thug 2, which officially drops tomorrow.
The album kicks off with the recently-released "Lifestyle" (re-titled "1017 Lifestyle"), but after that, it's...
For Top Dawg Entertainment, it's been all grind. A decade ago, Anthony "Top Dawg" Tiffith began building the groundwork for the independent label. The first artist signed by Tiffith was Watts, Los Angeles rapper Jay Rock. The next was K-Dot, a king now known as Kendrick Lamar. From there TDE's success gradually snowballed, effectively becoming the West Coast powerhouse they are today.