HNHH gives you the lowdown on the upcoming, untitled album from Kanye West.
Yeezy Season is about to bestow itself upon us very soon, folks. Twenty people in Paris have heard Ye's new album and he also told the students of Los Angeles Trade Technical College that he's now "waiting" for it to come out, implying that it's pretty much in the hands of Def Jam as we speak.
While we wait on new developments in Lil Wayne's tour bus shooting, with the suspect Jimmy Winfrey currently behind bars and awaiting trail, Young Thug confirms straight-up that he did not try to have Weezy F killed in a new interview with GQ.
We're now just four days away from receiving Travi$ Scott's highly anticipated debut album, Rodeo. The rapper has already been announced as a special guest on The Weeknd's fall tour, which is exciting enough, however Travi$ will also be doing his own stint to promote Rodeo.
Never before has a rapper been as inextricably linked to the NBA playoffs as Lil B has been in 2015.
The mere fact that Chris Brown has been around long enough to garner a Throwback Thursday may have you feeling tad old on this Thanksgiving. However, after getting an early start at age sixteen, the now-twenty-six year old Brown has enough back catalogue to fill up a list of throwbacks with relative ease.
Royce Da 5'9" has decided to conceptualize another new project with DJ Premier on Twitter today. He started out by launching the hashtag, "#PRhymeTWO," before hitting Premier with some motivation, writing "I need to let these ideas out my brain bruh."
There aren't a lot of things to hate on Canada for. The home of great healthcare coverage, genuinely friendly people, and Drake generally has a pretty good reputation, but as polite as its residents may be, anyone who lives there will tell you that Air Canada totally sucks.Unfortunately, Travis Scott didn't get the memo, and his flight with Air Canada today seems to have ended with a theft.
Despite Game's recent petition to reunite G-Unit, it seems he and 50 Cent will never see eye to eye. The Jesus Piece rapper joined Larry King in an interview where he spoke of the "rift" between the two rappers, as well as his label situation, and the reason why he'll never run out of things to rap about.
Tim Westwood may not look like your average hip-hop personality, but the 57-year-old gangly white dude, always rocking a different color polo, is an industry legend, and he's been there from the beginning. In the late 80s, Westwood was one of the first DJs in Europe to play hip-hop on mainstream radio.
The Global Citizen Festival has tapped a mix of headliners for their 2015 event. The fourth annual benefit concert, put on by United Nations in an attempt to fight inequality and put an end extreme poverty by 2030, is going down on the Great Lawn of NYC's Central Park on September 26th.
The tennis world has been left in shock as Serena Williams has been defeated by unseeded Italian Roberta Vinci, thus ending her hopes of becoming the first woman to win all four Grand Slams in a calendar year in 27 years. To make things even more tragic, Drake was in attendance, seated in Serena's players' box for the first time since the U.S. Open began.
Tech N9ne, who has accrued nearly three decades in the rap-game, has made a career out of dancing between the mainstream and underground universes. Admired by his fans for his consistency and his abstract approach to the genre, the Missouri MC's cocktail of freakshow world mixed with club-worthy finesse is something that has become expected out of each N9ne discography installment.
Father's Day 2015 proved occasion for a rare Meek Mill-TIME Magazine connection, as Meek used the publication as a platform to write an open letter to his 4-year old son. He touched on what being a father means to him in light of never having had a father himself. He expressed fear and love regarding fatherhood, and looks forward to helping his son became a great man.
In the latest "Wild Issue" of Bullet Magazine, Kendrick Lamar chopped it up with Ben Barna about his new found fame, the success of Jay-Z, and the origins of his nickname "K. Dot". The 25-year old Compton rapper also spoke on some other topics in the full article spread, which can be read here. But for now, check out some of the highlighted points from his interview below:
Young Thug seems to be signing deals with just about everyone these days. Today it's being reported that Thugga is signed to the independent label 300, helmed by Lyor Cohe and Todd Moscowitz. This just muddies the water even further when it comes to Thug's label status.
The biggest battle on this charts is between pop sensations Justin Bieber and One Direction, but it's far from the only one.As it stands, Bieber is looking to take the number one spot with Purpose, with 425-450k in traditional sales, and 475-500k with streams, but it's damn close, with 1D looking to come in with 415-440k (450-475k with streams).And of course, on to the actual rap release
When all three Migos were arrested at Georgia Southern University in April, on charges of guns and drugs, many pointed the finger at Noisey and their "Atlanta" documentary which starred the rappers. The rappers were seen waving around firearms in the video, which took us inside the gated Atlanta community where the three rappers apparently resided.
This week's numbers are in, some more impressive than others. Pusha T's long-awaited debut, My Name Is My Name came in just under expectations, but still managed to put some "Numbers On The Boards" with 74,610 units, though unfortunately not enough to edge Drake out of the number 3 spot.
Often time, being in the rap game and doing prison time goes hand-in-hand, something which we documented on another recent list, 15 Rappers Who Did Jail Time.
Two-9 recently announced their monthly EP series with the release of #AugustTwo9, dropped fittingly on the 29th of the month. The time has come once again, and the collective are back today with SeptemberTwo9, which provides fans with five more tracks from the collective, with all five members contributing.
Tonight, most of the world's biggest pop stars, minus Adele and Taylor Swift, gathered in L.A. for the 2015 American Music Awards. The Weeknd and Nicki Minaj were among the night's big winners, taking home two awards each.
It's fair to presume that some hip-hop fans have slept on Asher Roth over the years. Some still associate him only with his 2009 platinum-selling hit "I Love College". If you find yourself in this category, it's time to recognize one of the best lyrical, smooth-flowing rappers in the game.
Kendrick Lamar is not the type of dude to be chilling on Twitter shooting the shit -- he's tweeted 11 times in the last seven weeks -- so it's a bit of a surprise whenever he actually say something. Today he took the time to give a shoutout to the two artists he deems the most influential: Lil B and Lil Wayne.
Before Future hits the road with Drizzy Drake for the Jungle Tour, it looks like he’s going to get a little practice in first with his very own "Monster Vs. Beast Mode" Tour.
After releasing his widely-acclaimed mixtape Faces last weekend, Mac Miller phoned in to Billboard's "The Juice" podcast to discuss the new project, his drug use and his collaborations. Check out the full 33 minute podcast at the bottom of the page.
Pimp C's posthumous album Long Live the Pimp officially drops this Friday, December 4th, the 8th anniversary of his tragic death. Until then, the album is now available to stream on Apple Music.
For legal reasons, Young Thug had to change the name of his last mixtape from Carter 6 to Barter 6, but he's not done trying to carry on the legacy of Lil Wayne's Carter series (or besmirch it, depending on who you ask).
Curren$y is one of the realest, and most hilarious rappers out. Whether you're high as a kite or straight as an arrow, the Hot Spitta will have you nodding your head in agreeance to whatever he rhymes, and every now then, you just might giggle.
On his interview with Hot 97 that uploaded to YouTube yesterday morning, Kendrick Lamar said there's "definitely, definitely" going to be a collaboration album with J. Cole. (You can find that tidbit around the 11:25 mark on the interview.)