Cash Money's head honcho talks on the drama within his camp.
Kanye West & Kim Kardashian Sue YouTube Co-Founder Over Leaked Engagement Footage [Update: Co-Founder Responds] Dec 15, 2013 at 09:15pm 35,852 Views
As we previously reported, Kanye West and Kim Kardashian were looking to sue the man who leaked footage of their engagement proposal-- it turned out to be YouTube co-founder Chad Hurley. Now a lawsuit has been filed by the couple.
After unveiling the artwork for his upcoming album Paperwork: The Motion Picture at the end of last month, T.I. returns today with the official tracklist and deluxe edition cover art. The rapper also happens to be dropping his Hustle Gang G.D.O.D 2 mixtape later today, off which we just premiered a new record "I Do The Most."
French Montana Reportedly Accused Of Being Absent Father By Ex-Wife Oct 5, 2014 at 11:49am 14,320 Views
French Montana finalized his divorce from Nadeen Kharpouch this week, but reports of the issues of their marriage continue to pour in. The latest story, which comes from TMZ, alleges that friends of French's ex-wife (and baby's mother) feel the rapper has neglected his son.
Kid Cudi has proved his acting chops over the years, performing bit roles in Brooklyn Nine-Nine, How To Make It In America and more. Recently, he seems to be taking his film career a little more seriously, scoring parts in the Need For Speed, the upcoming Entourage movie, and the Emile Hirsch and Zoe Kravitz-starring Vincent-N-Roxxy.
This week proved to be a big one for hip-hop music, with Joey Bada$$ and Lupe Fiasco dropping their respective albums on the same day (January 20th), not to mention, free projects from Trinidad James, Lil Wayne, Yo Gotti and K Camp. While the latter projects won't be charting on the Billboard 200, both Joey and Lupe are expected to impact shortly.
Shortly after Complex debuted their new magazine cover, which features one-time-enemy Wale and comedian Jerry Seinfeld, Wale has followed up with a press release announcing a new tour.
Mayer Hawthorne & Jake One Reveal "Tuxedo" Release Date, Cover Art, Tracklist Dec 10, 2014 at 04:25am 2,491 Views
While it's been a minute since Mayer Hawthorne has made an appearance on our front page, don't get to think that he's off our radar. A Grammy-nominee from Los Angeles, California, the Republic Records vocalist has consistently impressed with his blend of old-fashioned neo soul and contemporary R&B for several years now.
Eminem Reveals "Deluxe Edition" Artwork For "The Marshall Mathers LP 2" Oct 25, 2013 at 04:12pm 687 Views
Eminem has already given us the tracklist for the deluxe edition of his upcoming Marshall Mathers LP 2, and has now revealed the cover. The deluxe artwork incorporates the same image from the original album cover, but comes from a new perspective. Em's old Detroit house is seen through the backseat window of a car, illustrating the distance that now exists between him and his former-self.
Birdman is continually looking for new ventures to rack up the dollars. The YMCMB boss revealed to XXL that he plans to make a movie starring his signees on YMCMB, through his newly launched Cash Money Films. His debut film will be called Rich Gang, which will star Lil Wayne and other members of the YMCMB camp.
Audio Leaks Of 14-Year-Old Justin Bieber Rapping Over "Cannon" Track Feb 8, 2014 at 09:46pm 17,438 Views
Justin Bieber may not be the most well-liked patron of the musical community, but his verse of the "Cannon" instrumental was not half-bad... considering he was 14 at the time, boasting lyrics like "Hey my young, wanna have some fun? You can play with my cannon." Of course, Asher Roth included his own freestyle over "Cannon" for his mixtape, The Greenhouse Effect.
Photos: Kanye West, Jay Z, Rihanna & More Attend Roc Nation Pre-Grammy Brunch Feb 7, 2015 at 11:08pm 26,226 Views
Jay Z has been throwing an annual pre-Grammy brunch at his pad in Beverly Hills over the last couple of years, and today's festivities may have been the biggest blowout yet. Of course, Kanye West and Kim Kardashian were the centre of attention, each sporting a new looks, Kim with a short new hairdo, and Kanye rocking his upcoming Adidas Yeezy 3s.
HotNewHipHop's On The Come Up series profiles rising stars in the rap game that show strong promise and the will to succeed. Most of the time, they're new to the site but deserve some shine. We will profile artists and producers ranging from those in the deep underground to artists just about to bubble up into the mainstream that you may have missed.
Danny Brown Says Big Sean Was Probably "Spoiled Or Sheltered," Talks Detroit Bankruptcy Aug 7, 2013 at 05:53pm 29,722 Views
Danny Brown has always made sure to pay tribute to his hometown. His Detroit State Of Mind mixtape series, and his work with local producers like Black Milk and OhNo, are good examples of the city's influence on his music, but Danny has not always painted a positive picture of Detroit.
Though only a few seconds long, Beyonce's latest vid with Blue Ivy is the best thing we've seen on Instagram in a long time. The clip shows Bey and baby Blue flossing, literally, with matching floss picks and matching stunna shades to boot.
Tentative Tracklist And Features Revealed For Big Sean's "Hall Of Fame" Album Mar 12, 2013 at 06:29pm 46,769 Views
As reported by MissInfo TV, a tentative track list has been revealed for Big Sean's upcoming Hall Of Fame album. We heard details back in early February, and now more concerete information has surfaced after a private listening session in London, England. Here it is: 1. Fire 2. World Is Ablaze 3. Switcher (Ft. Common) 4. Untitled (Ft. Lil’ Wayne)
Vince Staples Details "Hell Can Wait" EP, With Guest Spots From A$ton Matthews & Teyana Taylor Sep 9, 2014 at 01:46pm 4,995 Views
Ever since we were introduced to him on Earl Sweatshirt's 2010 debut, Vince Staples has been making increasingly more noise in the rap game with each passing year. This year, the 21-year-old put out his mixtape Shyne Coldchain Vol. 2, got big looks on Common's new album and signed to Def Jam, and now he's ready for his first commercial release.
Rocko and Future have been part of the same Atlanta collective for some time, both releasing albums on local record label A1. While they have appeared on one another's tracks frequently, the two have never done a full project together.
In February of 2012, Pro Era’s Joey Bada$$ and Capital STEEZ dropped the visuals for their collaboration “Survival Tactics,” which quickly went viral. Crowned the future of New York rap, Bada$$ served the perfect blend of youthful, braggadocio-tinged rhymes, and laid-back flows-- not to mention an ear for classic 90s-referencing production that would make Gangstarr proud.
Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth Announce "20th Anniversary Mecca And The Soul Brother Tour" Dates Oct 11, 2013 at 11:19am 118 Views
The iconic duo of Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth are hitting the road for their upcoming "20th Anniversary Mecca And The Soul Brother Tour," which takes its name from their debut effort together, Mecca And The Soul Brother.
Based God was right -- this was the statement Frank Ocean chose to share before opening up about his sexuality on Tumblr back in 2012.
Jay Z made a song dedicated to Tom Ford last year, one of Harlem's hottest rappers wears strictly skinny jeans (A$AP Rocky), and one of the industry's most talked about rappers (Kanye West) is addicted to high-fashion. A little over a decade ago, the genre's finest openly wore baggy clothing, throwback jerseys, and du-rags. It's an understatement to say hip-hop's fashion sense has changed a bit.
Mary J. Blige Announces New Album "The London Sessions" [Update: Tracklist & Artwork Revealed] Sep 23, 2014 at 01:19am 13,180 Views
Last fall, UK dance duo Disclosure released a brand new version of their track "F For You" that featured none other than Mary J. Blige. The R&B singer had recently taken the stage alongside the group at a show in NYC, and now it seems like their musical partnership will continue on. In a new interview with The Guardian, Blige announced that her new album, Mary J.
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony member Layzie Bone had a run-in with the cops this morning that quickly escalated to his arrest. According to TMZ the rapper "encountered" police at a hotel, and was found to have two outstanding warrants for traffic violations when his name was run through the system.
Paul George is committed to the 2014 NBA Dunk Contest and if his season highlight reel is any indication of whats to come, he might just bring the Dunk Contest back from the grave. Also, if the regular season is any indication of whats in store, expect a lot of windmill dunks from the Pacers forward.
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