• West Coast Fest Tour Line-Up Features E-40, Dogg Pound, Warren G & More
    Today the artists were announced for the West Coast Fest Tour, and it's an OG affair. E-40, DJ Quik, Mack 10, Dogg Pound, Bone Thugs N Harmony, Warren G, Suga Free and Baby Bash have all been tapped for the upcoming tour. The West Coast Fest Tour kicks off on June 28th in Fresno, CA and after several dates through out July, the tour wraps up on September 21st in Indio, CA. Peep the flyer with...
  • Paul Giamatti Cast As Jerry Heller In N.W.A. Movie
    The long-awaited N.W.A. biopic, Straight Outta Compton finally began filming last week, but it's already suffered what could have been a tragedy on set, when crew members were caught within a drive-by shooting. Thankfully, only one civilian was hurt, and is said to be making a good recovery. Things are still pushing ahead despite the violent start to filming, and another star has been added...
  • Dr. Dre's Beats Electronics Suing Yamaha For Copying Headphone Design
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    Dr. Dre is no stranger to a lawsuit, usually on the receiving end though. This time the music mogul is on the other side-- his company, Beats Electronics, has filed a lawsuit against Yamaha for copying their famous headphone design.AHH reports that lawyers for Beats Electronics filed the lawsuit against Yamaha Corporation last week in California. The lawsuit claims that Yamaha's line of "Pro"...
  • Tracklist Revealed For Xzibit's "Napalm"
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    Xzibit has revealed the tracklist for his upcoming album Napalm. The rapper, who has not released an album since 2006's Full Circle, decided to take to Twitter to reveal a photo of the songs list. He also tweeted all the producers for the records, and said that fans can expect the album sometime in September.See his photo of the tracklist as well as the complete tracklist (via)...
  • Dame Dash Says Lyor Cohen "Ruined Roc-A-Fella"
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    Dame Dash has made more headlines in 2014 for his beefs with industry folks like Funkmaster Flex and Steve Stoute than he has for any music or business moves, and it seems he's continuing down that path. In a new interview with Vlad TV, he elaborated on his previous comments about Stoute, and implicated the former CEO of Warner Music Group (which controlled Def Jam and Roc-A-Fella), Lyor Cohen,...
  • Machine Gun Kelly Speaks On "Black Flag" Mixtape Title & "Peso" Track With Meek Mill & Pusha T
    Machine Gun Kelly is currently prepping his Black Flag mixtape, and although it's without a release date as of yet, he hasn't let that stop him from promoting it and hyping it up. The rapper spoke with HHS87 about the upcoming project, and explained why he chose the title, and spoke on a specific track, "Peso," featuring Meek Mill and Pusha T.MGK explained the "Black Flag" title is his way of...
  • Ryan McDermott Reveals How He Got Signed To G.O.O.D Music
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    Ryan McDermott is G.O.O.D. Music's newest soulful singer, although not much is known about the man himself or how his deal transpired. Ever since it was announced that Ryan was a part of the G.O.O.D. team, he's been putting out music at a steady pace. Today he dropped a music video for "Overflow," as well as an interview which answers some of the questions about his connection with G.O.O.D....
  • Lil Reese Arrested In Chicago [Update: Details Emerge On Charges Of Arrest]
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    Chief Keef is not the only member of his crew constantly facing legal trouble. Lil Reese landed himself in some hot water last year when footage of him beating a young woman surfaced on the internet. The GBE rapper claimed the video was from "years ago", and eventually apologized for his behavior with little to no consequences. It seems Reese will have a harder time getting out of...
  • Cover Art Revealed For Cam'ron & A-Trak's "Federal Reserve" EP
    Cam'ron is heavy with the content these days, since launching his First of the Month series on July 1st. In January we learned he'd be teaming up with producer A-Trak for a joint EP, Federal Reserve, which was soon followed up with the old-school feeling first single "Humphrey." On top of this, he's also got a joint project with fellow New Yorker Smoke DZA in the works. It's been more than...
  • Kid Ink's "My Own Lane" Album Stream
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    The day has arrived for Kid Ink's debut album My Own Lane to hit shelves and the world wide web. We've heard several album cuts leading up to the release, including the stand-out Pusha T-featured "Murda," and most recently, "We Just Came To Party" with August Alsina. There are plenty of other notable features on the album, including Tyga, Chris Brown, A$AP Ferg, King Los and more. Along with the...
  • Jay Z & Beyonce Reportedly Earning A Combined $84 Million From "On The Run" Tour
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    Rumors about a divorce continue to fly around Beyonce and Jay Z, and with that comes reports from NYPost's Page Six that Bey was shopping for a $21.5 million apartment in Chelsea without Jay. Although we cannot say if it is true for certain, if it is, that amount is nothing compared to how much the couple are raking in with their summer "On The Run" tour. Once again we have the NYPost to thank...
  • Gucci Mane Announces "The Oddfather" Album & Release Date [Update: Album Cover Revealed]
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    Gucci Mane hit us with his collaborative album with Young Dolph and PeeWee Longway the other week, Felix Brothers, and as he is warrant to do, he hasn't remained silent for too long on his next planned release.  Taking to his usual location of Twitter, Guwop announced a new album The Oddfather, to drop on July 28th, which he also tweets is "the day I go to court." The album is entirely...
  • Gillie Da Kid Demands Apology From Soulja Boy
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    The ongoing beef between Gillie Da Kid and Soulja Boy reached a boiling point yesterday afternoon when the former took to YouTube, demanding an apology from the "Crank Dat" rapper. "You don't want me to slap blood in your mouth, nigga," Gillie said when questioned about social media disputes with Soulja. "You better go back on Twitter and say you sorry to the OG, nigga... I don't do...
  • Charts Don’t Lie: May 4
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    This week three new rappers entered the Billboard 200, with Future's Honest topping them all sales-wise (we'll let you be the judge on the music). Asher Roth, who has calmed way down from his College Rap days, moved under 10,000 units with his new album RetroHash, released independently. Future and Iggy Azalea also came in neck-and-neck with their respective albums Honest and The New Classic....
  • 15 Fine Art References In Hip-Hop Music
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    Many emcees (especially those in the limelight) display an appreciation for the finer things in life, and art is no exception. Although a less common source of inspiration, you will catch the occasional fine art reference in rap music, Jay Z's "Picasso Baby" being only the most recent example. The New Oxford American Dictionary denies fine art as "creative art, especially visual art, whose...
  • Album Stream For Gucci Mane's "The State vs. Radric Davis II: The Caged Bird Sings"
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    GuWop decided to bless his fans on Christmas day with a new effort, The State vs. Radric Davis II: The Caged Bird Sings, as he'll be facing some big legal issues come 2014 with federal gun charges on the horizon. Nonetheless, Gucci Mane remains consistent with his music, rounding up contributions from a slew of artists and producers for this new LP: Migos, Young Scooter, Peewee Longway,...
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