• Kendrick Lamar & Schoolboy Q Talk XXL Freshman & Rick Ross Controversy
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    Kendrick Lamar and Schoolboy Q recently visited DJ Drama while out in Atlanta, and the two TDE rappers spoke on a bunch of current topics, such as the "Hottest MCs" list, Rick Ross' date rape lyrics, and the XXL Freshmen of 2013. Schoolboy Q weighed in on his experience as a XXL Freshman which he described as "awkward." Q explained the situation was uncomfortable for him, "cause...
  • Drake's "Take Care" Goes Double Platinum, "Started From The Bottom" Goes Platinum
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    Drake saw quite a bit of success this past week, with both the rapper's new ish and old achieving new heights sale-wise. HHNM reports that Drizzy's sophomore album, Take Care, went double platinum, hitting the 2 million mark in sales. On top of that, his new single, "Started From The Bottom," which is off his upcoming album Nothing Was The Same, went platinum as...
  • Waka Flocka Plans "Rap EDM" Album
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    Unlike his former friend and collaborator Gucci Mane, who has gone progressively deeper into the trap, Waka is looking to broaden his horizons a bit, looking towards the popular craze of electronic dance music, an influence he hinted at on his last full length LP, Triple F Life.Waka explained that EDM-rap is the energetic style he was referring to when he named himself...
  • Hot 97 Reveals Line-Up For Festival Village Stage At Summer Jam
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    Hot 97 is preparing for the 20th anniversary of their annual Summer Jam concert. Today, they've decided to let go the line-up for the Festival Village Stage.This year you'll be able to catch  Action Bronson, Joey Bada$$, ASAP Ferg, Vinny Cha$e, Smoke DZA, Bodega Bamz, Troy Ave, Kid Ink and the winner of the 2013 Who’s Next Battle, Radamiz on the Festival Stage before the main...
  • Tyga Explains Why Tupac Feature Was Left Off "Hotel California"
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    Tyga's new album Hotel California was released on April 9th, and fans may have noticed that the Tupac feature on "Hit Em Up" was missing from the album. Tyga revealed to DJ Skee that they weren't able to clear the sample in time, so the version of the song on the album is without Tupac.Tyga explained that he leaked the track before the clearance on the sample had come through. "I put it...
  • Top Beefs In Hip Hop: Part 2 Video And Official Poll
    Music is a form of entertainment and along with the rap game, comes Beef. Whether online or in-person, HNHH looked at some of the biggest beefs in recent years in the 2st part of our Beefs article. Vote in our very first Beef survey to let us know who you think should top the beef poll. (function(doc) { var sc = doc.createElement('script'); sc.setAttribute('src', ('https:' ==...
  • Waka Flocka Flame Shot
    A label rep says the Atlanta rapper will recover from Tuesday's shooting. Up-and-coming Atlanta MC Waka Flocka Flame was shot Tuesday (January 19) in his hometown, according to Fulton County Police. Flocka (real name: Juaquin Malphurs) suffered a gunshot wound to the arm as he was stopped at a carwash on National Highway. He was rushed to nearby Grady Hospital. A spokesperson for his record...
  • Max B Thinks He's A Better Rapper Than Lil Wayne & Drake
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    Incarcerated rapper Max B, real name Charly Wingate, is still starting beef from behind bars. In a recent phone interview, he declared that he is still a better emcee than Lil Wayne, Drake and Dipset. "Who can f*ck with me," B asked in an interview. "I'ma tell you right now, Weezy can't f*ck with me, Drake can't f*ck with me. The whole Dipset I'd smash, single handedly, none of...
  • 50 Cent To Direct Tony Yayo's Next Music Video
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    Tony Yayo recently released a free remix sequel to his Gun Powder Guru digital album. The new mixtape is titled; GP2: The Remixes. The project features artists such as Freddie Gibbs, Lil Boosie and Soulja Boy. According to reports, Tony Yayo will premier a video for the single "Obama," directed by mentor and G-Unit label boss, 50 Cent. This will be one of 50 Cent's first credits.
  • Game Reunites With Dr. Dre On R.E.D. Album
    Submitted by Shiva Suntoo - Compton, California rap star Game has officially confirmed June 15th as the date he will release his fourth solo release, the R.E.D. Album. The release is being executive produced by Game and Pharrell Williams, who produced tracks on the album along with Dr. Dre, who offered his production expertise, in addition to laying down rap vocals for the R.E.D....
  • New T.I. Studio Album Coming on August 24
    Submitted by Shiva Suntoo - T.I. isn’t wasting any time. The recently freed Atlanta rapper plans on dropping his highly anticipated seventh solo studio album this summer. His new disc will be titled King Uncaged and it will be hitting stores on August 24—just four days before his new movie, Takers, comes to the big screen. As of press time Atlantic could not confirm any of...
  • B.I.G. Lawsuit Against Los Angeles, LAPD Dismissed
    Submitted by Shiva Suntoo - A federal has judge dismissed a lawsuit filed by the mother of the later rapper Notorious B.I.G., which blamed the city of Los Angeles and the LAPD for her son’s death. On Monday April 5th, Judge Jacqueline Nguyen dismissed the lawsuit without prejudice, after an eight-year wrongful death lawsuit in federal court. Notorious B.I.G, born Christopher...
  • Eminem's Next Single "I'm Not Afraid" To Premier Friday
    As reports of Eminem's next album Recovery have the internet buzzing, news has just surfaced that the album's first single may be dropping this Friday (April 30) at 3:00 AM. According to Philadelphia's 96.1 KISS FM's website, the single will be titeld "Not Afraid." YouHeardThatNew.com reports that the song will not feature the accent that Eminem used on Relapse, and was the object of...
  • Pitbull Included in PEOPLE En Espanol's 50 Most Beautiful Hispanic Celebrities
    Miami-based rapper Pitbull will be in good company on the printed page as one of the 50 Most Beautiful Hispanic Celebrities for People En Espanol.    Those appearing in the special issue with the hitmaking entertainer include actress Sofia Vergara from ABC’s Modern Family, singer Ricky Martin, model /TV personality Daisy Fuentes, singer/actress Thalia, celebrity blogger Perez...
  • Bone Thugs Celebrates New Album Release
    Yesterday (May 5), Bone Thugs N Harmony reached a milestone in releasing their eighth studio album Uni-5: The World’s Enemy, the first to feature the full 5-man lineup since 2000.  As the group continues touring and promoting the project, the group still occasionally finds itself at odds with member Bizzy Bone.   On their recent promotional tour last month, the group had to...
  • Black Rob Released From Jail; Speaks On Diddy, Bad Boy
     Former Bad Boy rap star Black Rob has been released from prison, after seven years of incarceration on a grand larceny charge.    Black Rob is best known for his hit single “Whoa,” taken from his platinum-selling 1999 album Life Story.    According to Black Rob, his fame followed him behind bars, where some inmates acted like “groupies” upon...
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