Cozz's debut album "Cozz & Effect" proves the sky is the limit for the young-LA artist.
We were unsure if Young Veggies would be going the surprise album route with his forthcoming debut album, Live And Grow, but today he's squashed those thoughts with the announcement of a release date. Veggies' debut album has been a long time coming, so fans will be happy to hear that the West Coast rapper has finally locked in a date: August 7th 2015.
Congressional Subcommittee Push "Jay-Z & Beyonce Bill" To Restrict Travel To Cuba Jul 11, 2013 at 05:13pm 6,734 Views
Although that whole controversy over Beyonce and Jay-Z's trip to Cuba seems like it happened ages ago, it appears that people in politics still haven't let it go. Following the trip, many people spoke out against Bey and Jay, and even Obama, questioning why the power couple was allowed to visit Cuba on vacation.
According to TMZ, Kid Ink's legal problems may have just taken a turn for the worse. According the gossip reports, Ink is now being sued by a pizza delivery man named Garnik Nazarian after the man was attacked by Ink's dog at the rapper's Granada Hills home. The dog, named Louie, was reportedly "chomping down on his hands, arms, legs, face and other body parts."
Although The Game turned himself in over the punch he threw at an off-duty cop during a March basketball game, it looks like things are far from over. The West Coast rapper was booked earlier this week and already posted his bail of $50,000-- but the cop he punched wants him to shell out a lot more.
HotNewHipHop's On The Come Up series profiles rising stars in the rap game that show strong promise and the will to succeed. Most of the time, they're new to the site but deserve some shine. We will profile artists and producers ranging from those in the deep underground to artists just about to bubble up into the mainstream that you may have missed.
WORDS BY SHYNE PO: A great leader has the unique ability to admit when he’s wrong. Without this ability you suffer the fate of Napoleon and end up dead on your way to Russia.
A Los Angeles Superior Court ruled Tuesday (Jan. 11) that Dr. Conrad Murray will stand trial for involuntary manslaughter charges in the death of Michael Jackson.
Trick Daddy Talks Current State of Hip Hop; "I Didn’t Leave The Rap Game, The Rap Game Left Me” Apr 12, 2015 at 12:38am 20,442 Views
Trick Daddy is a Dade County legend, but these days his Instagram account depicts the life of a homebody; a lot of cooking, not a lot of music-making. The 41-year old rapper recently sat down with the Miami New Times to discuss his relationship to the current rap landscape. He didn't mince words.
1017 Brick Squad artist Peewee Longway was arrested on Sunday, August 31st, for illegal possession of a controlled substance and first degree possession of marijuana. Reported by XXL, the rapper was booked to perform at The Luxe Bar & Grill in Montgomery, AL, but police officers detained him before he could reach his destination.
Usher has announced a European tour, his "Euphoria" tour. Ursh will be heading overseas for a slew of dates, all in support of his recently released seventh studio album, Looking 4 Myself.The tour kicks off in January in Amsterdam, before heading to Germany, Belgium, the UK, and more.
In case you're living under a rock and missed the story, Suge Knight caught a few strays the other night at a VMA pre-party. This raises a few burning questions that need to be answered. First, who's still inviting Suge Knight to these parties? Clearly where he goes, so do hella bullets.
Tyga has done as much to confirm his relationship with Kylie Jenner as he has to deny it. When asked straight up if the two are dating, he'll generally dodge the question and maintain that the two are "just friends". However, loving Instagram posts have made that claim hard to believe, and his new tattoo is his biggest proclamation yet.
Wiz Khalifa Reportedly Building A Case Against Amber Rose To Gain More Custody Of Their Son Feb 17, 2015 at 02:42pm 20,997 Views
Yesterday, things got dramatic when Khloe Kardashian decided to call Amber Rose out on her comments regarding Tyga and Kylie Jenner's relationship. Amber criticized Tyga for leaving his wife and child, and dating a 17-year-old, which made Khloe decided to hop on Twitter and defend her half-sister, Kylie. From there things only got crazier, with insults being thrown back and forth.
Well here’s a nice treat for Miguel fans. Out of nowhere, the R&B crooner decided to liberate THREE new songs on his Soundcloud page tonight that will all see life on his upcoming Wildheart album.
Chris Brown Breaks Rehab Rules By Attending Trey Songz Super Bowl Party Feb 6, 2014 at 02:11pm 16,947 Views
Chris Brown is currently serving 90 days in rehab for anger management, while Chris has so far been obeying the rules of the facility, giving up smoking weed, and taking the necessary prescribed medications, there's one rule that may have not been clear enough for him-- no partying with Trey Songz!.
DeJ Loaf graced Summer Jam's Festival Stage yesterday, and after killing her performance she hit backstage to do an interview with HOT 97's own Peter Rosenberg. During the post-performance chat, DeJ happened to reveal she's got a new EP in the works.
Like boxing, hip-hop has always been driven by competition. But while the masses love it when top tier MCs go after each other in lyrical (or these days, reality show-style physical) combat, everybody loves a happy ending. After the tragic deaths of Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls, hip-hop has become more conscious about settling these things before they get out of hand.
Born and raised in Philly, DJ Drama has made a name for himself in the hip hop game over the years. While his career set sail after becoming the official DJ for T.I., he has played a crucial role in the onset of mixtapes in the rap world. The Golden Mixtape Era, which started about ten years ago, is now stronger than ever.
Travi$ Scott Enlists Kanye West, Metro Boomin & More For Production On "Rodeo" Jun 3, 2015 at 12:30pm 21,163 Views
Travi$ Scott is still working on his debut studio album, Rodeo, after announcing the project this past January. The rapper initially teased a March release, but hasn't revealed too many details since then.
A couple week ago, Chief Keef announced that he’s working on a new album titled The Cozart, which is shaping up to host quite the lineup of features. With recent photos surfacing of Sosa in the studio with Jeremih, Yung Berg, and Lil Durk, we now have footage of what appears to be Lil Wayne on an upcoming record.
Chris Brown Arrested For Felony Assault [Update: Brown's Court Date Waived] Nov 23, 2013 at 04:55pm 82,751 Views
According to the irreplaceable TMZ, Chris Brown was arrested in Washington, D.C. this morning after allegedly attacking a man outside the W Hotel. The two apparently got into an argument around 4:30 AM, which ended with Brown punching the other man. The incident is being considered a felony assault.
Tyga & Chris Brown Reveal Cover Art & Release Date For "Fan Of A Fan" Album [Update: Complete Tracklist Added] Jan 28, 2015 at 12:17pm 134,830 Views
Recently we saw some behind-the-scenes photos for Chris Brown and Tyga's lead single from Fan of a Fan 2 The Album, and while we wait on the official music video to arrive, the two have revealed the cover art for the upcoming album plus a release date. It's coming pretty soon, unlike Tyga's The Gold Album which just got delayed.
Raekwon spoke to GQ about Wu-Tang Clan, his own success as an artist, and his relationship with Ghostface Killah. Check out some excerpts below. On Wu-Tang Clan: GQ: From the very start, Wu-Tang always had critical support. How important has that been for the group?
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