Compton native, Game, has now payed homage to his city with permanent scarring.
The LOX were circulating on the web last week, when they randomly decided to release a new EP, The Trinity. Now that the project is out, they're doing a little bit of promo for it. Sheek Louch, Jadakiss and Styles P all hit up Hot 97's Morning Show to discuss the EP, the status of their album, the New York rap scene and more.
Listen To Rihanna, Kanye West & Paul McCartney's New Song, "FourFiveSeconds" Jan 24, 2015 at 07:49pm 78,099 Views
We've been hearing about this record for a minute now, and Rihanna has decided to drop it out of the blue on her website today. For now, you'll have to head there to listen to the acoustic guitar-led record.
Kendrick Lamar Announces New Album Title [Update: Announcement Reportedly Fake] May 10, 2014 at 01:17pm 96,717 Views
Kendrick Lamar's good kid, m.A.A.d. city made a huge impact on the rap game upon its release, and while the rapper has remained a looming presence since its release ("Control" anyone?), anticipation has remained for the follow-up to his debut.
A$AP Yams Explains His Role, Says He Is A$AP Rocky's Spirit Guide Jan 25, 2013 at 10:46am 22,376 Views
A$AP Rocky saw a lot of success in a very short period of time. It all started with his "Purple Swag" video going viral, and a major label deal and impressive mixtape soon followed. The man behind A$AP Rocky, who helped make it all happen for the New York rapper, is A$AP Yams. Many people are familiar with his name but don't really know what exactly Yams does for the A$AP Mob.
Tyler The Creator's Show Gets Shut Down In L.A.; Calls Police "Assholes" Oct 14, 2013 at 09:12pm 12,525 Views
We knew Tyler and his Odd Future fans were wild, but damn. Last week Tyler, The Creator was set to perform with Flying Lotus at a L.A. club when police were called to the scene due to various disruptions of fans who could not get in.
After alluding to a sequel to his December 2012 Drilluminati mixtape for several months, Chicagoan emcee Louis Johnson, aka King Louie, has now made it official by announcing a release date via Twitter, that being December 17th.
Kid Cudi Discusses A$AP Rocky Feature, Plans For "Wicked Awesome" Label Apr 4, 2013 at 10:27am 13,756 Views
It's only been a few days since his departure from G.O.O.D. Music was announced, but Kid Cudi is already planning big things for his own business endeavors. The rapper is coming back to his Wicked Awesome Records label, which he had announced a few years ago but never really focused on until now.
Timbaland has had a long and varied career, but he got his start in R&B. Timbo's first major production work was with Jodeci, but not long after, he linked up with newcomer Ginuwine. The result was an unstoppable team, crafting multiple hits together, including the timeless smash, Pony.
Looks like Drake isn't the only big artist The Weeknd will be supporting on tour this year. Abel will link up with Justin Timberlake for a selection of U.S. dates this month, just after completing his own headlining tour.
Several independent rap releases made their way on to the Billboard charts this past week, with Ab-Soul, RiFF RaFF and G-Eazy all dropping new albums in recent times. The debut numbers for each artist have arrived today, and G-Eazy's These Things Happen LP managed to come out on top of the others. Surprised or nah?
Wu-Tang Affiliate Shyheim Arrested For Killing Man In Hit-And-Run [Update: Pleads Guilty To Manslaughter] Jul 19, 2014 at 10:28pm 17,209 Views
A Wu-Tang Clan affiliate Shyheim is in some hot water, after allegedly leaving the scene of a car crash on New Years day around 5 AM, which resulted in the death of another person.
A$AP Ferg Speaks On Collaborating With Ariana Grande, Tour With YG & More Jan 19, 2015 at 04:03pm 35,628 Views
Last night, following the sudden death of A$AP Mob's co-founder A$AP Yams, A$AP Ferg paid tribute to his brother and leader by holding a moment of silence during his show with YG. Following the show in the DMV, our host Baker sat down with an interview with Ferg, who was obviously still reeling from the death of his friend.
Lloyd Banks' pedigree as an ill emcee speaks for itself at this point. During G-Unit’s active days, Banks was widely considered the best pure spitter in the group. Very little has changed in that regard; if anything Banks' career since the early 2000s has distinguished him as one of the most technically savvy rappers out. F.N.O. (Failure's No Option) only makes it easier to argue the case.
Tyler, The Creator Says He Doesn't "Give A Fuck" About White People Using N-Word Feb 27, 2013 at 11:06am 21,634 Views
Tyler, The Creator is a very free-talking individual, so it may comes as no surprise that he and his Odd Future affiliates do not care at all about White people using the word "nigga." In his usual form, the OF frontman jumped from topic to topic while speaking to Hot 97, and one topic which arose was the use of "nigga" by White people. "We don't actually give a fuck about that shit," Tyler s
Wiz Khalifa's California Show Cancelled Following Fatal Shooting Aug 23, 2014 at 07:00pm 22,450 Views
Last night, a shooting reportedly occurred backstage at Wiz Khalifa's show in San Jose. The unnamed victim was said to have been shot five times, and died from his wounds.
A$AP Rocky Says It Makes Him Upset That Homosexuality "Even Matters When It Comes To Hip-Hop" Mar 25, 2013 at 10:52am 22,810 Views
A$AP Rocky has had a big year, not only in hip-hop but in fashion. The rapper has appeared in countless fashion magazines, including the covers of some big ones, to talk about his fashion-taking risks just as much as his Southern-influenced hip-hop sound.
Earl Sweatshirt Unveils "Not Redy 2 Leave" Tour With Vince Staples Feb 25, 2015 at 06:50pm 5,333 Views
It seems that Earl Sweatshirt has something up his sleeve. Following a couple of quietly released new tracks, the rapper has hit us with the announcement of a 31-city tour, recruiting DORIS feature MVP Vince Staples, as well as Remy Banks. We're thinking a new album can't be too far away, but before we get ahead of ourselves, check out the massive list of tour dates below.
French Montana, Jadakiss, & Chinx Drugz Arrested In NYC [Update: Smoke DZA & Buckshot Also Arrested] Feb 1, 2014 at 04:53pm 60,220 Views
Coke Boys got the feds watchin'. One of many pre-Super Bowl parties was going down last night in New York City, and while the details are scarce, it seems as though it may have got a bit out of hand.
Young Thug Says He's Already Recorded "A Million" Songs With Lil Wayne Jun 30, 2014 at 03:15pm 36,957 Views
Young Thug's label situation was a complete mystery, until an in-depth Buzzfeed investigation (inspired by a Noz complaint) concluded that the rapper was trapped in an Atlantic deal he wanted no part of. A report that he'd now signed with Lyor Cohen's 300 label then further convoluted things, but one thing is for sure he's Rich Gang (Birdman's management company) 'til the end.
Mobb Deep’s Havoc is getting ready to drop off his new solo album, 13 Reloaded, next month, and tonight he decided to reveal the official tracklist and artwork for it.
On paper, recording a song for a film soundtrack is considered the ultimate form of selling out. The music itself is literally used as promotional material for a larger product. Music money is big, but movie money is on another level (ask Ludacris, who hasn't released an album since "Fast Five").
3 is the magic number for Willow Smith it seems. Making news for her philosophical meanderings with older brother Jaden recently, Willow has also managed to release some music, most notably her 2014 EP, 3, which just so happens to made up of three songs. Today, Smith returns with yet another 3-track release, taking her latest song, "Heart", and adding two brand new numbers.
The other week the kid Tory Lanez stopped by our office for an interview. It was about time the HNHH readers got better acquainted with the rising rapper, who recently debuted his Lost Cause mixtape exclusively on HNHH and wrapped up his "Lost Cause" tour. The Toronto native opened up in our interview, discussing his upbringing and the loss of his mom, his behind-the-scenes work, and much more.
If you've been fiending for some grimy, dim-lit East Coast rap, look no further than Wati Heru and Kashaka's Dystopia FM EP. The rapper and producer both hail from Brooklyn, and today they've given us six tracks as an introduction to their intriguing sound.
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