Weekly review of the Hip-Hop and R&B sales/charts.
Earlier today, GQ unveiled a new interview with Chance The Rapper (in which he reveals that Andre 3000, J Cole and Frank Ocean are on his debut album), and now, the precocious Chicagoan pops up in the pages of another prominent magazine: The Fader. Along with Donnie Trumpet and The Social Experiment, Chance graces the cover. Take a look above.
A$AP Ferg Reveals "Trap Lord" Release Date & Alludes To Sexual Relations With Teyana Taylor Jun 3, 2013 at 05:12pm 115 Views
As reported by AllHipHop, A$AP Ferg revealed some new information while performing at Summer Jam XX yesterday. First of all, he and Hot 97 personality Peter Rosenberg announced the release date for his upcoming Trap Lord project, that being August 20th.
Listening to Killer Mike talk, or rap, for one minute should be enough to convince you he's a born political leader. While he's always been very vocal about his views, Mike has never attempted to enter politics, but it seems the day has finally come.
Kanye West Reportedly Played New Music At Recent Industry Event Jan 22, 2015 at 09:40pm 16,715 Views
After dropping off his Paul McCartney-featured single “Only One” at the top of the month, all eyes have been on Yeezy’s next album and when we’ll get to hear more new music from it.
As reported by MissInfo, J. Cole is scheduled to perform across North America this summer. His 10-stop "Dollar & A Dream" tour begins on June 11 in Miami and will make stops in Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Washington D.C., Philadelphia, Chicago, Houston, Detroit, and Toronto.
It didn't take long to realize that Kid Ink's "Show Me" was a hit. The track, which features an assist from Chris Brown, a Robin S.-sampling, Mustard-helmed beat, as well as some writing credits from Jeremih and TeeFLii has pretty much everything going for it. After becoming a chart mainstay, the song has now achieved platinum status, breaking the 1 million mark this week.
Rick Ross & Young Jeezy Fight Breaks Out At BET Awards & Gunplay Vs. 50 Cent's Entourage Sep 30, 2012 at 11:30am 97,023 Views
Last night the BET Hip-Hop Awards got rambunctious when fights broke out between different crews in attendance. Reported by various people in attendance, including Hot 97's Funkmaster Flex, Rick Ross and Young Jeezy got into an altercation.
Ludacris' Disturbing Tha Peace label is in more legal trouble.
Drake's album Nothing Was The Same was scheduled to drop on September 17th, but as rappers tend to do, the album has been pushed back. As HHNM reports, retailers such as Best Buy will only get Drizzy's highly anticipated LP on September 24th now, a week later than expected.
Chris Brown can't seem to avoid having his name attached to incidents like this one. The other week a fight broke out in a club, and once again Breezy's name was brought up, but he quickly denied having any part in it. The singer was also associated with the shooting of Suge Knight earlier this month, as the shooting occurred during a party he hosted.
What Up With Eddie G - "My Beautiful, Dark, Twisted Fantasy," Downloading Kanye’s New Album Nov 11, 2010 at 11:37am 42 Views
As most of you hip-hop fiends know, Kanye West’s highly anticipated new album "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy" leaked online Tuesday afternoon. Now remember, the album doesn’t officially come out until November 22nd. But has that ever stopped the internet before? Of course not. What’s funny is, to our generation, the day the album leaks online is the real release date. Who ca
In an interview with Hot 106's Rise & Grind morning show J. Cole talks about the release of Cole World: The Sideline Story and how successful the album was. He also reveals that he is currently working on his second album, which is going to come out near the end of June 2012. Tracks that didn't make his debut album will be on this next one.
Kanye West and Barack Obama seem to have been at odds in the past, specifically when the President threw a shot at 'Ye when discussing the "American dream" this past year.
Roots Picnic 2014 Announce Snoop Dogg, Jhene Aiko, Action Bronson & More To Perform Mar 3, 2014 at 01:45pm 2,719 Views
The annual Roots Picnic is going down this year at the Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing in Philadelphia on Saturday, May 31. The seventh annual event has announced the performers lined up today. Of course the Roots will be headlining, alongside Snoopp Dogg.
Rihanna Shares New Single, "American Oxygen," Exclusively On TIDAL Apr 5, 2015 at 01:12pm 13,774 Views
The TIDAL exclusives continue to pour in, and Rihanna may have the biggest one yet.
I'm going to assume everyone's seen the XXL Freshman 2012 list, unless you're seriously out of touch with the internet...in which case you probably wouldn't be on HNHH in the first place. The always controversial list was once again, well, controversial. Many wondered where ASAP Rocky was (he declined) and everyone had their own thoughts about who should or shouldn't have been on the list.
Based God was right -- this was the statement Frank Ocean chose to share before opening up about his sexuality on Tumblr back in 2012.
It’s been a rough couple weeks for Lil Wayne, as he was hospitalized twice for “seizure like symptoms”, and has been prohibited from flying by doctors. This caused Tunechi to miss his appearance in his court case against Quincy Jones III for “The Carter” documentary, which Weezy had sued Jones for. Reports are
The time has finally arrived for us to peep the tracklist for ScHoolboy Q's highly anticipated album Oxymoron. Based off the leaks we've received thus far, including a snippet of the track "Gangsta", we're in for some big things from the TDE rapper.
In case you missed it, Usher's been gearing up to drop a new album by dropping off the songs "Good Kisser" and "She Came To Give It To You," and now he'll further drum up excitement for his new project with a tour. Entitled "The UR Experience" tour, the 27-date concert series begins November 1st in Montreal, and ends December 14th in Tampa with August Alsina as an opener.
It's been over a year since Action Bronson first announced plans for a joint project with producer and frequent collaborator Harry Fraud. The project, Saaab Stories (now with an extra A) finally got a release date earlier this month, and now Action has blessed us with a full tracklist as well as some characteristically absurd cover art.
Wale appeared at the White House yesterday to speak on a panel for Michelle's Obama Beating The Odds summit, which aims to help teenagers make the transition from high school to college. Over 130 teens were in attendance to hear Wale speak alongside the FLOTUS, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, and Brown University student Manuel Contreras.
What happens in the past doesn't always stay there. Usher, who divorced from his ex-wife Tameka Foster in 2009, is at the center of a brewing controversy after an unnamed owner of a sex tape featuring the two is shopping the steamy video to potential buyers and distributors.