21 Rapper Yearbook Photos

Now that it's officially back-to-school season, we decided to take a look at what some of your favorite rappers were looking like when they were still in school. Before most of these artists made it...

  • 21 Rapper Yearbook Photos
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    Now that it's officially back-to-school season, we decided to take a look at what some of your favorite rappers were looking like when they were still in school. Before most of these artists made it big in the rap game, they were getting educated. Part of any education is school photos-- as much as people usually hate getting them done, that's school life.  Procrastinate on any impending...
  • Welcome To TRAPLANTA
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    Set the bar, raise the bar. It’s something Atlanta has done for years. For nearly two decades, ATL has kept their finger on the pulse of rap music. Hip-Hop’s southern capital has continuously flooded the industry with new artists and nightclub anthems, so it should be to no one’s amazement that Atlanta has once again struck gold. Trap music is winning. Forty...
  • Busta Rhymes & Eminem's "Calm Down" Record Dropping Next Week [Update: Artwork Revealed]
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    At the beginning of the year, producer Scoop Deville sat down with Vlad TV and revealed that he had produced a monster collaboration between Busta Rhymes & Eminem. After months of anticipation, it appears that the record, "Calm Down", will finally be arriving next Tuesday, July 1st. "That's the next record that's going to, I'd say, destroy the streets of New York and hip-hop in a lot of...
  • 28 Grams: Hip-Hop Instagram Recap (Oct.18)
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    Have you ever scrolled through Instagram and instantly bursted into uncontrollable laughter? Raised your eyebrow? Scratched your head? Instantly smiled? Thought, "Damn. That's dope"? Stared at your phone? Did an instant repost? HNHH is sure you've answered yes to at least one of those questions.  Because so many people are out in the streets flexin' and doing it for the gram, hip hop...
  • Kendrick Lamar Disses Meek Mill Onstage In NYC Tonight [Update: Meek Mill Responds]
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     Well it looks like the competition is getting serious. Kendrick Lamar was out in New York City tonight putting on a live show in Brooklyn when he decided to have a few choice words for Meek Mill. In case you're unaware, Meek recently took some shots at K. Dot on his recent diss track "Ooh Kill Em". As many people were tweeting from tonight's show, AllHipHop was on hand and shared some of...
  • 14 Rap Publicity Stunts
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    Smart, crazy, and sometimes just odd, publicity stunts can sometimes be a necessity for any rapper who wants to rise to the top, or just find themselves some quick fame. Whether it's to promote a tour, upcoming music, or just to get people talking, publicity stunts equate to media attention. Of course, there is a fine art to orchestrating a stunt. Done correctly, they can help build careers....
  • Bone Crusher Calls New Atlanta Hip-Hop "Garbage"
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    Fans of the music coming out of Atlanta in the mid-2000s are no doubt familiar with Bone Crusher. While known most prominently on the solo tip as the man behind "Never Scared," the emcee was actually a fairly stable act in his prime, appearing on tracks with Ludacris, T.I., Kelis, and even a young Jeezy (no pun intended). He considers himself one of Atlanta's leaders in the crunk...
  • Drake Says He Won His Beef With Common
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    Last year, Drake and Common had a highly publicized beef on record. Starting with Common's "Sweet," garnering a response from Drizzy on "Stay Schemin'," and ending with Common addressing Drake by name on his own remix of the track. The two later made peace at the NBA all-star game, but nothing has been said about the beef since. In an interview with XXL, Drake has finally broken his silence on...
  • Samples of The Week: October 9
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    When hip-hop began, samples were all that DJs and producers had to construct instrumental tracks with. They'd dig through crates of vinyl trying to find isolated drum breaks, melodies or vocals that they could repurpose for use in hip-hop music. Today, sampling has become less common, but a choice sample can still push a track from lukewarm to hot faster than you can say "uh-huh...
  • Mac Miller Explains His New Philosophy Of D.A.D.D. (Do As Drake Does)
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    Mac Miller had a huge 2013, but he's still looking up to some of the bigger artists in the game right now. In a new interview, Mac applauded Drake's approach to his album rollout, a method that has become more and more elaborate for most artists, but one that Drake has kept solely about the music. "Look, this is the name of the game for 2014," said Mac. "D.A.D.D. Do As Drake Does. Drake got the...
  • Nicki Minaj Previews "Anaconda" Video
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    Nicki Minaj has taken to Instagram to preview her bootylicious new "Anaconda" video. Depicting Minaj and several models in a jungle setting, the Sir Mix-A-Lot-sampling single features the women decked in out in black bandeaus and high-waisted bottoms. The now infamous pink g-string from the song's cover art fails to make an appearance, at least in this sample. "Anaconda" was leaked in its...
  • Justin Bieber Claims Tyler, The Creator Was Behind The Wheel During Reckless Driving Incident [Update: Tyler Confesses]
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    Last weekend, Justin Bieber got in some trouble for allegedly speeding recklessly through a gated community in Calabasas. The singer was chased down by former NFL superstar Keyshawn Johnson, after he saw Bieber tearing down the street in his Ferrari.  Fearing that Biebz was putting people in danger, Johnson blocked Justin in his driveway with his Prius (!!!) to confront him before the singer...
  • Ludacris Reveals Tracklist & Artwork For "#IDGAF" Mixtape
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    Ludacris has been releasing a new track every Friday for the last 5 weeks. The ATL rapper has now revealed the details of the project the tracks will live on. The #IDGAF Mixtape will arrive on May 24th as previously reported, and now has a tracklist and artwork to accompany it. The project will feature guest appearances by Young Jeezy, Chris Brown, Meek Mill, Swizz Beatz, Pusha T, Mac Miller,...
  • Review: Soulja Boy's "Life After Fame"
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    July 30th approached quickly for Soulja Boy. Originally announced as an album, Life After Fame arrived at its release date with little to no hype. Instead of pushing the album back, the “Crank That” rapper delivered a nineteen-track mixtape with zero features. Recent singles “We Ready” and “Ridin’ Round” are nowhere to be found on the tracklist. Everything about the project,...
  • Andre 3000's Outkast Jumpsuits To Be Featured At Miami Art Exhibit
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    Andre 3000’s infamous jumpsuits from Outkast’s recent 20th anniversary tour will be displayed during the Art Basil Show in Miami next month. All of Andre’s 47 jumpsuits will make their way down to South Beach where they will be featured in the upcoming Art show titled “i feel ya: SCAD + André 3000 Benjamin.” The exhibition will explore “fashion, film and painting through the work...
  • Tyrese Sued By A Writer He Claims "Bamboozled" His Mother
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    Tyrese Gibson may be better known for his roles in the successful Transformers and Fast & Furious franchises than he is for music nowadays, but, for a while, he was one of R&B music's most popular talents. And so, for the first time since 2012, Tyrese has made his way back to our pages. Unfortunately, the reason isn't new music. According to a report from TMZ, Tyrese...
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