Stalley announces a new mixtape is on the way, "Honest Cowboy."
Stalley recently dropped a free song titled "Raise Your Weapons," and today he reveals there are more of those on the way, with the announcement of an upcoming mixtape, Honest Cowboy.
Lupe Fiasco is currently in India, probably on some sort of yoga retreat. That's where he heard that his album Tetsuo & Youth wasn't among the 2016 Grammy nominations that went out yesterday. He shared his response on Twitter, and even though his first Tweet was a picture of a salt shaker, he handled the snub a hell of a lot better than Wale or Omarion.
Over the year, we have reported on our fair share of shootings taking place at rap shows. There was an incident during a French Montana tour stop, a shooting at one of Tyga's shows, and a man was shot at one of Young Jeezy's shows, to name a few. It doesn't end there though, as recent as last night, gun shots broke out during a hip-hop show put on by Travis Porter.
After facing a few setbacks, it appears that Krayzie Bone is finally ready to release his very last solo effort ever. On July 22nd, the ex Bone-Thug will release the first of his three-part Chasing The Devil album trilogy.
Drake's "Hotline Bling" has been a staple of late night chill sessions from Toronto to Tahiti ever since he premiered in July on the second episode of OVO Sound Radio.
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For several years now, BJ The Chicago Kid has been one of R&B's unsung heroes. He's guested on tracks by Freddie Gibbs, Casey Veggies, Big K.R.I.T., Chance The Rapper, Vic Mensa, Joey Bada$$ and pretty much everybody in TDE, and now it's time for him to step into the spotlight as a solo artist.
About a week ago, Zack, French Montana's brother, revealed that French and Fetty Wap were planning to release a joint mixtape, Coke Zoo, in the "next week or two." Neither French nor Fetty had spoken on the project until now, as French has confirmed the imminent release in an interview with Billboard.
Meek Mill's new album, Dreams Worth More Than Money, arrived on iTunes at Midnight in time for its June 29th release date, and now we have the Spotify stream to go along with it.
This week a website called TheDirty posted some pretty incriminating photos of RiFF RAFF on their blog. The pics were allegedly taken by a hair stylist Jody had hired, who claims the rapper exposed himself and began to masturbate in front of her after she refused his advances.
Twista is gearing up to drop his new album next week on August 12th. We've already heard a few records off Dark Horse, including the title track, "Friend Of Me" with Chief Keef and Stunt Taylor, as well as "Devil's Angel."
Expectations are high for both Drake's "Would You Like A Tour" and Kanye West's "Yeezus" tour, which kick off this weekend, so we've decided to take a look back at some of the most iconic hip hop tours in history.
Not a lot of people can captivate their listeners in the realm of R&B anymore. Do you remember when Mary J. Blige soulfully wowed us on Jay Z’s “Can’t Knock The Hustle”? Do you remember when Jamie Foxx channeled his inner Ray Charles on Kanye West’s “Gold Digger”? Times like that were special.
Where to begin? Last night saw people from nearly every corner of hip hop (and even some pop mainstays) engaging in a widespread online conflict, oddly enough kicked off by some tweets exchanged between Nicki Minaj and Taylor Swift.
The history of rap and rock collaborations goes back to the year 1986 when Run DMC, considered one of the most influential hip-hop groups of all time, released their own version of the Aerosmith track “Walk This Way.” This song paved the way for hip-hop’s ascent in being accepted into the realm of pop, rock and other forms of mainstream music.
Rihanna's team has denied every reported release date of her eighth studio album ANTI, instead letting Samsung take the reigns and make the most of their new $25 million deal with RiRi by teasing the album with an elaborate internet puzzle/unlocking of "rooms" that has played over the course of the last few weeks.
Like all social media platforms, Instagram has become a hugely popular device not only for the average person but for celebrities and entertainers as well. In this day and age, a person's worth can be determined by how many people like their Insta photo or Facebook status.
A$AP Mob and the hip hop community at large have done well to memorialize A$AP Yam since his tragic demise last year. The latest commemoration of Yams' life is a book called "A$AP Yams Gems Book," which compiles the most notable of his famously outlandish, all-caps tweets.
In 2009, when Curren$y started Jet Life Recordings, there were only two other members to the Jet Life crew: Young Roddy and Trademark da Skydiver. In the five years since, Jet Life has grown like kudzu. They’ve added eight more members, most notably, Fiend, Smoke DZA, and Sir Michael Rocks of The Cool Kids, gone on a national 35 city tour, and churned out three solid Jet Life crew mixtapes.
While Straight Outta Compton has only been out for a few weeks, there have already been multiple rumors about biopics that would pick up storylines introduced in the film -- namely the Dogg Pound and Death Row.
Ghostface Killah goes by many names: Ghostdini, Iron Man, Tony Starks, Pretty Tone and any slang-derivative of 'em is pretty much fair game. Despite the identity crisis, Ghost has always been reliable for putting out quality music.
Mick Jenkins is far from being a household name, but with just one mixtape under his belt, he's already developed an extremely distinct style and a clear vision to go along with it. Trees And Truths first introduced us to the lyrical Chicago spitter, with a cohesive theme and thought-provoking lyrics enveloped in head-bobbing beats.
The hip-hop production game has never been more diverse, and HNHH wants to introduce you to the newcomers who will surely be a part of hip-hop's future sound-template.
Slim Jesus is going viral. His video "Drill Time," released on August 18, had humble beginnings, garnering a touch under 3,000 YouTube views in its first two weeks of life. It gained some modest traction the first week of September, and now it has absolutely exploded, skyrocketing from less than 15,000 views to over 600,000 in the last 24 hours.
After closing out 2015 with some scary health issues, Philly veteran, Freeway, is looking to kick off 2016 on a much brighter note. On Monday afternoon, the former Roc-A-Fella artist decided to share a new mixtape for the fans called Fear Of A Free Planet.
Metro Boomin is the man of the moment in the production world right now. After putting in work with Future and Young Thug, the rest of the rap game is taking notice, and as a result, he's getting a lot more work.
Back in 2012, Interscope Records took a big gamble by signing a volatile rapper from Chicago, Chief Keef. After legal troubles and Keef's apparent desire to make less mainstream-friendly music, the label parted ways with him after just one album, the under-performing Finally Rich.
Rappers definitely like to live an extravagant lifestyle, at least, they like to talk about living an extravagant lifestyle. While the average rapper doesn't have several millions to drop on a crib, the rappers on this list have put in a lot of work and racked up a lot of bills because of it. They're REALLY living that lifestyle.
Surprise albums are all the rage these days, and while it's always great to wake up to a new album from your favorite artist, it's even better when that album is entirely free.
Bay Area OGs Souls Of Mischief (best known for their 1993 album/song "'93 'Til Infinity") have just announced that they'll return with their first album in five years on August 26th. There Is Only Now is the name of the 19 track concept album, which centers around a fictional radio station where A Tribe Called Quest's Ali Shaheed Muhammad plays the DJ, acting as a narrator for the album.
Meek Mill just donated $50,000 to the people of Flint, MI who don't have access to clean water, and he may have inspired 50 Cent, with whom he's currently sparring, to do the same. Today, the Philly rapper made another admirable move, as he announced that he has enrolled in college.