Mar 30, 2014
After Charts Don't Lie took a hiatus last week, we are back again this week just in time to highlight three important debuts on the Billboard 200. YG's My Krazy Life, Kevin Gates' By Any Means and Freddie Gibbs & Madlib's Pinata. It may come as a surprise, but it appears as though Gangsta Gibbs & Madlib had the most underground release of all three-- we say surprise, because Gates'...
HBK Gang releases really sneak up on you. Sage The Gemini's debut album seemed to come out of nowhere, and now Iamsu! has dropped his brand new 19-track effort on us without warning.
The rapper's first official album comes packed with features from Too $hort, E-40, Wiz Khalifa, 2 Chainz, Berner, Dizzy Wright, and of course, Sage. Plenty of the production workcomes courtesy of...
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...
Dec 22, 2012
Probably not as Finally Rich falls short of the hype surrounding it.Finally Rich certainly does have an allure to it. Keef’s undeniable talent for catchy hooks and his ability to transmute energy to sound is appealing. Plain and simple. However, this appeal is primal, subliminal. Much like reality TV and street fights, Finally Rich is filled with culturally “low-brow” content that is...
Feb 15, 2013
Beyonce has been very protective of her baby girl, Blue Ivy, since her birth last year. However, she will be showing baby Ivy off in her upcoming HBO documentary 'Beyonce: Life Is But A Dream', which airs tomorrow night at 9PM ET. And surfacing the internet tonight is this still frame picture from the film of the adorable 1 year old baby and...
Jan 18, 2014
Thing really aligned for Young Thug in 2014. The experimental emcee gradually gained hype and acclaim throughout 2013 on the strength of his 1017 Thug mixtape, but his singles, "Stoner" and "Danny Glover" really picked up steam in the new year, earning club-appreciation from both Drake and Kanye West.
It looks like the hype has reached a point where Thugger is ready to ink a deal, and as...
Feb 23, 2013
The possibility of a G-Unit reunion has been discussed
exhaustively, with the G-Unit honcho, 50 Cent, saying recently that a reunion
is a possibility, and following up saying it will not happen. Game has even talked about it, and seems open
to at least discussing the idea, going so far as to even start a petition. Now
Young Buck weighs in on Twitter and says he would like to a see...
Mike WiLL Made It released a slew of huge singles last year, including Miley Cyrus' "We Can't Stop", Future's "Sh!t", and his own "23". Still, it seemed that the producer had something big in the works that he was preparing to unleash on the world.
Despite having a huge number of hits under his belt, the Atlanta producer has proved himself to be something of an album-oriented artist, helping to...
Drake took his love for the South to the next level in April when he announced he'd be hosting the very first Houston Appreciation Weekend, abbreviated to HAW. His OVO blog soon followed up with a set of dates (June 12-15) for the weekend-long event, however we hadn't received any sort of line-up until now.
Today OVO has released the full schedule for what you can expect at HAW. Things start on...
It seems as though Lil Wayne's recent apology for his crude reference to Emmett Till on "Karate Chop (remix)" was not good enough for his sponsors. Lil Wayne and PepsiCo have officially parted ways.
According to the associated press, a statement from Pepsi revealed that Wayne's "offensive reference to a revered civil rights icon does not reflect the values of our brand," which has led the...
It looks like Fabolous fans have something to look forward to. As we still await for Loso's Way 2, Fabolous has decided to hold fans over with another installment of his Soul Tape mixtape.
Fab took to his Instagram Thursday night and all but announced that Soul Tape 3 is on its way. With the caption ‘Tis the season…..Soul Tape 3?’, Fabolous provided followers to a...
Feb 21, 2014
While Kanye West continues to fight for future-wifey Kim Kardashian's right to grace the cover of Vogue, Rihanna sweeps in and lands the front page for her third time. The two may be neck and neck for Instagram followers, but as far as respect in the fashion world goes, Rihanna is still on top.
Outside of the cover, RiRi also provided several more looks within the issue, all of which can be...
Apr 26, 2013
The only thing better than a great DJ is a great DJ that looks good doing it! We've put together a gallery of some of the sexiest spinners in the game, complete with links to their Twitters and Instagrams. So make sure to Instafollow these girls to get your fix of hot mixes and even hotter photos.
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During a hometown performance in Atlanta last night (March 16), rapper Killer Mike made a bold accusation, claiming that 50 Cent stole a beat from him. Before tearing into a version of his track 'Pressure,' Mike stopped the show to set the record straight and remind friends that he doesn't bite beats or steal from other artists.
"In case you motherf---ers didn't know, and you get to...
Spitta's Jet Life Crew dropped their Jet World Order 2 compilation album earlier this week on November 20th and have offered streaming of all the songs to give fans a taste of what to expect on the project. Check out the tracks below (from XclusivesZone) which feature Curren$y, Trademark Da Skydiver, Young Roddy, Smoke DZA, Sir Michael Rocks and more. Lots of classic sounding...
Chicago is a city buzzing with many
talented rappers, and one of the them on the come-up is YP. YP was
signed to Universal Republic this past year, and has a few projects
in the works, so if you're unfamiliar with him, you will be very
familiar soon (reading our interview will also help!). YP talked to
HNHH about his new deal, hooking up with Jim Jones, meeting Nas & Q-Tip, and the...