Kanye West was originally slated to narrate "Surf."
In a new interview with The Guardian, Chance the Rapper mentioned that Kanye West was close to narrating Surf.
Like father, like son, as they say. Lil Wayne is being sued by the lawyers he enlisted to help him sue Birdman-- for allegedly conducting himself in a manner similar to Birdman-- aka not paying up what he owes them.
Meek Mill is facing the prospect of returning to prison for violating probation related to a crime he committed nine years ago. Some have speculated that he violated probation when he traveled to the American Music Awards, which took place in L.A. on November 22.
The rap game is an unforgiving place, all too often. Plenty of talents come and go, getting lost in the shuffle, when there are literally dozens of rappers coming up and burning out in the blink of an eye. Especially in the Los Angeles scene, where a certified talent can have a stellar year but have a hell of a time trying to break on the national circuit.
Pharrell had a huge 2013, but this year is shaping up to be even bigger for him. Today, he released his long-awaited follow up to In My Mind, the love-letter to women, G I R L, and with his current single "Happy" sitting at #1 on Billboard, it's likely that the album will do the same this week.
If you saw Kendrick Lamar's new music video for "Bitch, Don't Kill My Vibe", then you would've seen a subtle message at the end of the video that read "Death To Molly". With as many people curious on what that message actually meant, K. Dot recently spoke out about it in a recent interview with MTV's Sway.
The recently-engaged couple, Teyana Taylor and Iman Shumpert, unexpectedly delivered their baby girl yesterday without much in the way of medical assistance. Teyana decided to share the story with her Instagram users today, revealing their daughter was birthed yesterday in their bathroom.
Welp, usually when we hear about Azealia Banks getting into a fight, it's virtual. She's constantly throwing punches in the twittersphere, but it seems like some of that anger translated into a fight IRL.
Would you believe that Jay Rock has been signed to Top Dawg Entertainment for ten years? They say Rome wasn’t built in a day, and apparently TDE wasn’t either, because Anthony Tiffith and his group of MCs have been hacking at this hip hop thing for a while now.
Future just released his new album, Honest, this week, and while it's got its share of ballads, much of the record has a more aggressive tone than fans may have been expecting from it's pre-delay rollout. Turns out, Future scrapped the album that was meant for a November release and started fresh, though it seems we will be hearing much of the material in a new album released later this year.
Nick 'Swaggy P' Young has been all over this off season; throwing out atrocious opening pitches at Dodgers Stadium, hitting the clubs with Gilbert Arenas and raving about his girl Iggy Azalea.
Bobby Shmurda may be still looking at a lengthy prison sentence after being denied bail for the second time earlier this month, but that’s not stopping his spirits from being high. On Friday, Hot 97’s Ebro Darden was able to get Bobby and his mother on the phone to clear up the rumors and allegations that’ve been going around about his recent bail situation.
Kanye West Premieres New Song "Wolves" Featuring Vic Mensa & Sia [Update: Listen To Higher Quality Version] | 98,459 Views
Right now in Brooklyn, Kanye West is hosting a fashion show for his new "Yeezy Boost" shoe, but attendees are getting much more than a runway show. Ye just played "Wolves", a new song featuring Vic Mensa and Sia, and said it'll be the first song on his new album.
The death of A$AP Yams has shook up much of the hip-hop community, and of course those who had working and personal relationships with the Mob co-founder were even more in shock. Over the weekend there was a memorial service for Yams in New York, as well as a private one for close friends and family.
In 2015, the big bucks come from touring. Just ask Katy Perry, who grossed over $2 million per show during her Prismatic World Tour. With $135 million earned in 2015, she is the year's highest-paid musician and the highest-paid celebrity of anyone not named Floyd Mayweather or Manny Pacquiao.
Jadakiss' new album, Top 5 Dead Or Alive, dropped on Friday last week and boasts quite the selection of features. It included OGs like Nas, Diddy, Swizz Beatz, Styles P, Jeezy and Sheek Louch, as well as a more recent generation of rappers like Future, Wiz Khalifa and Nipsey Hussle.
With the emergence of Macklemore, Iggy Azalea, and most recently, Slim Jesus and Post Malone, the topic of white rappers has been a common argument within the hip-hop community. It's a complicated and divisive issue, so the FADER decided to get the equally hilarious and on-point Vince Staples and real live white rapper Mac Miller (or is he just a white dude that raps?
Snoop Dogg guested on Dr. Dre's Beats 1 radio show "The Pharmacy" last night (Oct. 10), and as the legendary duo reminisced about their classic collaborations, Dre spoke of a wild concoction that he wants to employ in the future.
It was nineteen years ago today that Tupac Shakur's life was taken too soon. The rap world would never be the same, and the community really felt the loss.
Lil Boosie Announces Release Date For New Album [Update: Boosie Plans To Drop Two Albums In 2014] | 78,991 Views
Lil Boosie has been out of jail since February, and while we've received a mix of old and new tracks from the Baton Rouge rapper since his release, we haven't been given any concrete details regarding his next studio album. Today, Boosie has revealed the official release date for his still-untitled studio effort, which he told Complex will be available July 15th.
Yesterday, MTV released Part 1 of their interview with Kendrick Lamar, in which the Compton rapper revealed the meaning behind the To Pimp a Butterfly album title and the initial title of Tu Pimp a Caterpillar (acronym for Tupac).
Stuck for ideas of what to dress up as for Halloween? Don’t worry, HNHH has you covered as we’ve compiled a list of 15 Rappers To Dress Up As For Halloween. It’s a time where the rules are a bit more relaxed and you can get away with doing and wearing some things that normally would be frowned upon. In hip hop, there are plenty of rappers who live like this everyday which makes them pe
MTV has finally unveiled all of the 10 rappers who grabbed a spot on the "Hottest MCs In The Game" list. This list will no doubt be debated, let us know your thoughts on the ranking in the comments, or tell us what your list would look like.Check out the full list of MCs in the gallery above.
2015 has been good to young North Philly rapper Lil Uzi Vert. He's released a smattering of cuts, keeping his day one fans happy while he prepped his big project, and picked up quite a few new fans along the way, including noted hat designer/tastemaker/party mastermind 40 Oz Van. This morning, Lil Uzi finally dropped his much-anticipated project Luv is Rage.
The BasedGod curse is a powerful thing. Just ask James Harden, whose poor performance tonight helped contribute to Houston's third consecutive loss of over 20 points. Though he hasn't quite delivered another spell just yet, Lil B has recently directed his disapproving gaze upon a musician.
After a four album run with Interscope, 50 Cent is about to release his very first project as an independent artist next week. While we already heard most of the tracks, thanks to Fif’s weekly roll-out plan, we can now stream the entire album for free thanks to the good folks at DJ Booth.
Last week's big releases came from Wale and Ludacris, though projections predicted that neither artist would hit the 100k mark. The final numbers are now in, and as we were warned, both come in shy of six figures.Wale was very close, coming through with 90,381 traditional sales, and 98,264 with streams included.
Meek Mill was on Power 105 to discuss Dreams Worth More Than Money the other day, and while speaking with Angie Martinez, gave us a window into his personal taste in music. He was quite honest with Martinez, laying it all out there with artists that he both likes and dislikes. Most notably, he said that he wasn't a fan of Kendrick Lamar and J. Cole.
RiFF RaFF has a "MiNI ALBUM" called Trench Coat Towers next week while he perfects his sophomore album Peach Panther. But that's not all. Yesterday, the eccentric Houston rapper announced that he is releasing a book of poems entitled "NEON ViBES." In case you were wondering, yes, it comes with a hologram cover.
Starlito already dropped a mixtape, Theories, today, but now here's the big event: the release of his album Black Sheep Don't Grin. Featuring appearances by Don Trip, Young Dolph, Kevin Gates, Dee-1, Yo Gotti and many more, the project is streamable via YouTube below.