Nov 26, 2012
Fabolous hasn't released a studio album since 2009 but has dropped four strong mixtapes in the three years since, the latest of which was The Soul Tape 2, a mixtape that should convince label heads to give Fabolous the distribution he deserves. The first two tracks are dope and gives hope that this will be a classic mixtape by the Brooklyn rapper, but then he segways into...
Nov 26, 2012
Game’s Jesus Piece album is ready to hit stores
soon, so the Compton rapper is in promo mode, and during one of his recent
interviews he recalls a time he battled Kanye West when the two were still up
and coming artists. He tells the story
how he and ‘Ye went back and forth, but ultimately Yeezy came out on top.
Reminiscing on the time when these two heavyweights
Stalley has his music style and sound
down pat, and he is now expanding his repertoire to include clothing
design. The bearded rapper launched his line, named after his
movement, Blue Collar Gang, in Chicago at an event at Villa Lab. HotNewHipHop was on the scene to document the launch and get a few
words with the man himself about the new line.
Stalley explained the name,...
Rick Ross has been known as a Bawse for some time now, but now things are official: GQ named the MMG leader "Bawse of the Year" for their 2012 Men of the Year issue.Rozay says his year has "been a power-player year." He also commented on being labeled by The Source as the tenth most powerful man in hip-hop, "I'm the typa dude who feels like he could take number two next...
Joe Budden's Thanksgiving Day gift to fans, A Loose Quarter, was well-received, and did it what it should in getting fans hyped for his album No Love Lost. Although he's been keeping details about No Love Lost scarce, while talking to the LA Leakers he did reveal the first single off it would be dropping in the near future.Budden revealed that his new single features French Montana and...
Nov 29, 2012
50 Cent has been staying in the news lately, with beefs bubbling, both new or old, French Montana is among them. French originally took a shot at 50 when he said he thought beef had hurt Fif's career, and the two continued to take their feelings to Twitter.
Now 50 has spoken on the Bad Boy rapper with Mr. Peter Parker on WPGC, dubbing French the "New Ja Rule." 50 said, "What we got in the...
New Feature: Hip Hop Lyrics
Starting today, you’ll notice that a lot of our songs are now linked to their lyrics on GotBars.com. Feel free to share your comments, thoughts and analyze the bars as you would on HNHH.Getting to the core of Hip Hop, GotBars has one of the largest Hip Hop lyrics databases on the web. You can also like GB on Facebook and follow GB on Twitter.GotBars.comGotBars...
Nov 30, 2012
At the beginning of November we did a list that comprised of 9 Creative Rappers You Should Know About. Today we're following up that list with 7 Creative Producers You Should Know About. Producers lack credit across the boards, but they are essential in creating a song, and not just a 'song' but a dope song. A head-bobbing, I-wanna-look-up-the-lyrics-ASAP song is nothing without...
Young Jeezy is prepping a new mixtape, and yesterday he revealed the cover art for it. The tape is titled It's ThaWorld, and dropping on 12/12/12. The tape will be hosted by DJ Drama. Peep the art below.
Joe Budden's recent mixtape A Loose Quarter proved to be a strong showing from the 1/4 of Slaughterhouse. It served as a warm-up to his January album No Love Lost. While Budden has been known for working solo throughout his career, with No Love Lost he's trying something different by having features fans might not expect from him.While talking to HardKnock TV, Budden revealed a bunch of these...
One of the most anticipated albums of 2012, will
end up not being released to 2013, but the good news for fans is that A$AP
Rocky will be dropping his debut studio album early in the new year.
Making an appearance on MTV, Flacko announced that
LongLiveA$AP will be dropping on January 15th. The
album was pushed back after Rocky had done a poor job of tracking the...
T.I. revealed yesterday that he has enough music for a follow-up to Trouble Man: Heavy Is The Head. While that may be in the distant future, Trouble Man is being readied for release on December 18th. Included in this first part of the Trouble Man series is a song Tip did with Meek Mill, who was a former Grand Hustle signee.T.I. reveals the collaboration and title while talking to Rap-Up, and also...
R&B continues to do
well on the sales charts, and as expected Alicia Keys’ Girl On Fire debuted at
No. 1 on the Billboard 200.
It was projected that her
album would move anywhere from 150k-175k units, and her sales have fallen
about in the middle of those numbers with 161k in its first week of sales.
She follows Rihanna, whose
7th studio album debuted at No. 1 for...
Game and Shyne continue to beef, with Shyne dropping two diss tracks in a row towards Game, after Game's initial diss track "Cough Up A Lung." Although Game has yet to respond to Shyne's "Bury Judas" in music-form, he did make an appearance on Big Boy's radio show on Power 106, and spoke on Shyne.Game didn't have very many nice words for his former affiliate. He spoke on Shyne's time in jail...
The Game has created
sizeable buzz leading up to the release of his fifth studio album Jesus
Piece. He has big tracks with notable
features, feuds with other notable rappers, and even appears on a reality
show. One of the pieces of information
not given much attention is that this is the Compton product’s last album with
Interscope and then he is becoming one of the more...
It may be unlikely that we'll get a Wu-Tang Clan reunion, but the most active member of the crew, Raekwon, will be dropping new material come January.The rapper took to Twitter to announce his new EP Lost Jewelry will be released in January. He had only recently announced the Extended Play, saying it would be serve as a precursor to his album Only Built 4 Cuban Linx 4.See his...