Jan 21, 2013
Chief Keef can't seem to catch a break. After being sentenced to 60 days in juvenile detention earlier this week, the Chicago rapper continues to be hit with lawsuits, including a $75,000 suit for a missed show appearance, and now, in possibly his strangest offense yet, a request for unpaid child support from a girl in middle school.TMZ reports the unnamed woman recently filed a...
Oct 24, 2012
While things have calmed down since multiple fights broke out at the BET Awards, Gucci Mane has since been on warpath to Young Jeezy. Although Gucci wasn't at the BET Awards when Rick Ross and Jeezy had a confrontation, their beef re-ignited following the Awards show. While talking to DJ Whoo Kid, the Brick Squad members expressed their regret for not being at the BET Awards show. "I...
Hot 97's Summer Jam capped off another successful year last night, with help from a surprise G-Unit reunion, as well as additional surprise appearances from Ty Dolla $ign, Snoop Dogg, Young Jeezy, Drake and more.
Hot 97 provided us with a live stream of the event last night, but in case you weren't able to catch it, we've gathered the stadium stage sets here for you to watch. HNHH was on hand...
Oct 16, 2013
The BET Hip-Hop Awards always result in a lot of commentary the next day, from critics to fans, everyone has their thoughts on the show and in particular, on the BET cyphers.
This year we saw the TDE labelmates Kendrick Lamar, ScHoolboy Q, Ab-Soul, Jay Rock and Isaiah Rashad take the mic, as well as Slaughterhouse, the A$AP Mob crew, Jon Connor, Rittz, Rapsody, Lil Kim, Travi$ Scott, the Real...
Judging by his recent proposal for a $75 Million deal, T.I. thinks he's worth a lot. Turns out it's to the point that his own son may have to pay for a verse from him!
T.I. spoke with VladTV about his son's aspirations as a rapper. "I used to tell [my son], 'This not good enough.' But now, he played something for me last night, and he's on the fast track. Now I can listen to it, and take...
Jun 30, 2014
Though Wiz Khalifa hasn't released a studio album since 2012's O.N.I.F.C., his recent 28 Grams tape has kept 2014 saturated with his music. It won't be the only project he releases this year though, as Atlantic Records has announced that his next album, Blacc Hollywood, will hit shelves on August 19th.
The album is set to include his radio smash "We Dem Boyz," as well...
Jun 19, 2013
Kanye West just released his sixth full length album Yeezus yesterday, but he is already being criticized for a lyric from the album. On the album's first track "On Sight," Kanye drops the line "get this bitch shaking like Parkinson's," which the American Parkinson Disease Association is none to pleased with.
"We find these lyrics distasteful and the product of obvious ignorance," Kathryn...
In the two weeks since the release of Kendrick
Lamar’s heralded good kid m.A.A.d. city, many pundits have lauded the technical
and creative prowess of the work as nothing short of an instant classic. This
could very well prove true in coming years.
While the Compton emcee’s masterpiece
marinates, HNHH takes a step back to look at 10 of raps greatest, most
influential debuts. Only major...
Jay Z is no doubt an icon in hip hop with his platinum-selling albums and sold-out tours. But the rapper has been one of few moguls in the industry to successfully stretch the boundaries when it comes to business.Estimated to have a net worth of $500 million, Jay has used his stature to his advantage making numerous deals to invest his money in, and thus keep his money long. The rapper said...
Sep 22, 2012
The always mercurial Lupe Fiasco has flirted with the idea of retirement for the past five years, and most recently after a dust-up with Chief Keef, Lupe announced on Twitter that he would be retiring. Now, while touring in Australia, Lupe took some time to clarify what his 'retirement' will entail. The Chicago artist says he will be stepping away from making hip hop music after...
Apr 16, 2013
As Kid Cudi ventures off into the music industry on his own, he's been doing interview after interview discussing the direction he plans to take, what exactly he wants to do since leaving G.O.O.D. Music, and especially, why he left in the first place. In a candid interview with Hot 97, Cudder discusses these things, saying that going back to when he first met Kanye West, he knew he would one...
Jun 30, 2014
In a rare moment of sincerity from a typically animated personality, Nicki Minaj decided tackle some big topics in her acceptance speech at the BET awards last night (June 29). Winning "Best Female Rap Artist" for the fifth year in a row, the Young Money signee spoke on her near-death experience, why authenticity in hip-hop is important, and being a woman in a male-dominated industry. Read the...
Today, we take enjoyment from the misery of others.
It's no secret that most artists experience creative highs at their personal lows. Sadly, there's nothing like a good travesty to really make someone look deeper and pull meaning from their experiences--unless you're Robin Thicke; then it's just an opportunity to embarrass yourself in front of a nation with an album filled with contradictory...
Oct 18, 2013
The Black Hippy crew, consisting of Kendrick Lamar, ScHoolboy Q, Jay Rock and Ab-Soul, are featured on the new XXL cover. You may have noticed though, that the cover headline says "With Kendrick Lamar & Black Hippy...TDE Rap's Illest Crew," thus making it seem like Black Hippy is a separate entity from K. Dot.
Ab-Soul took a particular disliking to this, and sent out a tweet asking...
In a recent interview with French Website
LeBlackEtLaPlume.com, Mac Miller revealed details about not only be close with
labelmate, Wiz Khalifa, but that the two rapper’s mothers hang out, and even
When speaking about Wiz, Miller said, (From HipHopDX) “[W]e’re cool man. I
mean that’s the homie. We both support
each other, but we’re trying to do separate things...
Aug 18, 2013
Former B2K member Raz-B is currently in a coma at a hospital in China after he was hit in the face with a bottle at a nightclub.
The 28-year-old was performing at a club in China on Thursday and was smashed in the face with a glass bottle while trying to break up a fight that erupted in the crowd. Hours after the incident, he underwent...