Beyonce dropped an earthquake of an album last week.
Kanye West Snagged "Feel Good" Instrumentals From S1 For His New Album Oct 21, 2014 at 03:47 PM 17,870 Views
Producer S1 has worked on Kanye West's last two solo albums, having his production work featured on the songs "Power" and "Guilt Trip." After he revealed yesterday that the latter was originally planned for Watch The Throne (and had a Jay Z verse on it), another interview with the DJ Booth has surfaced in which he gives a clue about what Kanye's Yeezus follow-up will sound like.
Blue Ivy Carter celebrated her second birthday in spectacular fashion this past Tuesday (1/7). Jay Z and Beyonce decided to rent out Miami’s Jungle Island, which is an amusement park that includes a wildlife park and botanical garden, for their daughter’s once-in-a-lifetime occasion.
Rihanna's new album, which has been given the working title R8, has been rumored to be dropping as a surprise release since last year. Today we got our first clue as to when it may be coming, and it looks like it COULD be tomorrow.Rih captioned a photo (which may or may not be the album cover) with three hastags: "#March26,” “#R8,” and “#BBHMM”.
In the competition between the same-day release rappers Juicy J and Big Sean Juicy J appears to be taking the lead, although Sean debuted stronger than Juicy initially. Not to say they both haven't fallen quite a few spots-- they have. However Juicy J's fan base remains more persistent that Sean Don, with Stay Trippy selling another 21k at #15 and Hall Of Fame selling only 18k at #24.
Kanye West began as a producer, but with a personality as big as his, it was impossible for him to stay behind the boards forever. While he is arguably looked at as more of an emcee than a producer these days, he once had a lot of trouble getting people to see past his impressive beatmaking skills.
This is the first real sign that 50′s fifth, yet untitled album may never arrive in stores anytime soon. In a response to a fan asking “so did you just give up on your new album? I was expecting a classic man“, 50 said “I may have to fall back” signalling that the long delayed LP may be shelved, at least for the time being.
Tonight's 55th Annual Grammy Awards get underway at 8PM EST, but the awards have already been given in the Rap and R&B categories. Some of the biggest names in the business went away with hardware with Jay-Z and Kanye West's Watch The Throne pulling in a couple awards.
CBS Cuts Rihanna Performance From Ravens-Steelers Coverage [Update: Rihanna Responds] Sep 16, 2014 at 02:47 PM 17,854 Views
Its been four days now since the Baltimore Ravens terminated Ray Rice's contract on account of domestic violence charges and the news is still talking about it. Did the NFL go too easy on Rice following the incriminating video's leak? Is the league too lax on criminal offenders? These were the big questions leading up to Rice's dismissal.
Lil Wayne Reportedly Dismissing Claims That He Will Lose Car & Mansion In Quincy Jones Lawsuit Apr 16, 2013 at 04:23 PM 17,850 Views
Back in 2009, a documentary on Lil Wayne called "The Carter" was released. There was much controversy around the doc, as it mainly chronicled the serious struggle with Codeine addiction Wayne was facing at the time. The rappper was not impressed with his portrayal in the film, and did all he could to quiet its release.
Lil Wayne On Rapping About The Female Anatomy: "What You Want Me To Talk About, The World?" Mar 20, 2014 at 02:09 PM 17,848 Views
If you've been following Lil Wayne's career, especially in recent years, you may have heard the word "pussy" come up more than once. It's undoubtedly one of the rapper's favorite topics, and he's gotten some flack for it as a result.
It has been reported that Drake has fired his managment team from "Hip Hop Since 1978", consisting of Gee Roberson, Al Branch, Kyambo Jusha & Bryant Cortez. This is also the management team for Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne, Kanye West and a few other big names in the industry. Supposedly Drizzy wants to take back control of his career.
ESPN Anchor Says Iggy Azalea Is Killing Hip-Hop, Nick Young Fires Back Mar 2, 2015 at 01:59 PM 17,845 Views
ESPN's Robert Flores just walked into the house of pain, and the resident ass-kicker is Nick 'Swaggy P' Young. The Sportscenter anchor made a sly remark about how Iggy Azalea is killing hip-hop, similar to the way a rogue dolphin once tried to murder Nick Young, and those are fighting words in Young's eyes.
A$AP Ferg's Says "What's A King To A Lord?" In Response To Kendrick Lamar Claiming He's King Of New York Aug 19, 2013 at 12:32 PM 17,843 Views
A$AP Ferg is stepping out as an artist in his own right, and not just another "ASAP Mob" member, with the release of his solo album Trap Lord, tomorrow. The New York native chopped it up with GQ recently, and spoke, of course, on Kendrick Lamar's "Control" verse and his claim to be the King of New York, as well as how what was supposed to be a mixtape transformed into an album, fashion and more.
The countdown is on for Schoolboy Q's highly anticipated debut album Oxymoron. With a February 25th release date that's right around the corner, the South Central L.A. rapper has went ahead and revealed the official artwork for his album on Monday night.
French Montana Says "Excuse My French" Will Be The "Album Of The Decade," Reveals Features Jan 31, 2013 at 03:35 PM 17,823 Views
The hype surrounding French Montana's debut album "Excuse My French" continues to grow. We've already heard the gigantic crew tracks "Pop That", and "Marble Floors", and French now promises that we'll see even more big guest appearances on the album.
Kanye West Compares Himself To Picasso, Steve Jobs, & Walt Disney In Paris Rant Feb 25, 2013 at 11:02 PM 17,820 Views
After back to back shows in London, Kanye West hit the stage at Le Zenith in Paris earlier today and brought us yet another rant.Once again after performing "Clique", Kanye had some things to say with another one of his rants. This time around, he doesn't target any one particular other than himself.
Kendrick Lamar Not Planning To Reveal A Release Date For Joint J. Cole Project Nov 9, 2012 at 01:58 PM 17,813 Views
Although Kendrick Lamar only recently released good kid, m.A.A.d city, fans are already fiending for new content from the Compton emcee. A project between J. Cole and Kendrick Lamar has been talked about for awhile, and Kendrick had said he would focus on it after releasing his debut album.
Kendrick Lamar, The Game, Nas, Meek Mill & More Remember Nelson Mandela Dec 5, 2013 at 06:45 PM 17,810 Views
As you may be aware by now, Nelson Mandela, one of the greatest leaders of our time, passed away this morning at the age of 95. South African President Jacob Zuma made the announcement via a television address today. "Our nation has lost its greatest son. Our people have lost a father.
As reported by Complex, it seems producer Araabmuzik was shot after several unidentified men attempted to rob him in his native Rhode Island. Fortunately, his wounds aren't fatal, and the talented young musician is recovering in hospital as we speak.
Kendrick Lamar Speaks On His Early Rap Battles & Calls Kim Kardashian "Worn Out" May 1, 2012 at 11:33 AM 17,807 Views
In an interview with radio show "Voice of the I.E." on 99.1 KGGI, Kendrick Lamar spoke on his early career doing rap battles, as well as Kim Kardashian."I first started rapping at school as soon as [The Clipse's] "Grindin" came out," Kendrick revealed. "That was the beat to do. Eighth grade. No, ninth grade."He continued, "I started off [freestyling]. I mastered that.
Like we did last year, we'll be rolling out a slew of year-end lists to round up everything that went down in rap and r'n'b in easy-to-digest list-form. We like to kick things off with the Most Searched Artists on our site of 2014, because that will give people a good gauge of who was popping on HNHH specifically in the last year.
2 Chainz has done collaborations with just about everybody in the rap game. However, one rapper who hasn't come calling for a Tity Boi feature is Jay Z. 2 Chainz is promising something big and unique with his upcoming album, B.O.A.T.S. II: Me Time, recently revealing fans will get a cookbook with the deluxe edition.
Cash Money Sued For $1 Million Over Jay Sean Album "All Or Nothing" Nov 17, 2014 at 11:46 AM 17,802 Views
Another day, another lawsuit directed towards Cash Money. This one's centered around Jay Sean, who has since parted ways with the label.
DJ Khaled has been known to put on a show. Last year, to generate hype for his single, "I Wanna Be With You", he staged a proposal to Nicki Minaj, who happened to be featured on the track. This year, Khaled is gearing up for another release, and he's gone to MTV studios once again to deliver an unforgettable performance.
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