The NBA’s Sixth Man of the Year, J.R. Smith, has been struggling of late through the playoffs. Ever since he elbowed Jason Terry in the head and was suspended for game four against the Boston Celtics, where the New York Knicks had a 3-0 lead. J.R. has been playing sub-par ball.
Lauryn Hill definitely has her fair share of problems at the moment. The Grammy Award winner is facing several years in prison for pleading guilty to tax evasion, and now she will also have to deal with an eviction lawsuit, for not paying her rent for her New Jersey home.
Common Says There Will Be No "Cruel Winter" & Confirms Solo LP Producers Jan 21, 2013 at 06:53pm 24 Views
Certain members of G.O.O.D. Music have been dropping major hints at a Cruel Winter project being in the works. Now one of the most veteran members of the crew, Common, says that fans should not expect a compilation effort anytime soon as everyone, himself included, is too focused on solo projects as Cruel Summer acted as a launching pad for them.
That did not take long at all. Nicki Minaj is still a bit away from actual 1 million copies sold, but since the RIAA awards certification for units shipped, Pink Friday is now officially certified platinum in just 6 weeks at retail. Congratulations. SOURCE
Pandora Releases Numbers: Pay Out $3M To Drake & Lil Wayne Annually Oct 10, 2012 at 08:47pm 34 Views
Just taking a cursory look at album sales over the past year, it would appear that recording artists are in a bad way and not making nearly as much money as they once were. The villainous scapegoat for this occurence is of course, online streaming of music. Recently, the CEO of Pandora released the numbers that some artists make, from their site alone, and a few including Drake and Lil Wayne a
Guess we won't be hearing the audio version of Frank Ocean's "Versace" freestyle anytime soon. Frank's mini-tour in Australia got off to a rough start, with the singer experiencing throat problems while performing on opening night.
Joe Budden Talks On Possibility Of Collaborating With Eminem On Solo Record Jan 29, 2013 at 11:15am 44 Views
Joe Budden has been busy doing interview after interview for his upcoming solo album, No Love Lost. Recently he visited DJ Whoo Kid, and sat down for a candid twenty-minute, sometimes hilarious, talk.
This week the charts remained relatively calm, with no hip-hop new-comers to speak of yet. However, Ty Dolla $ign recently dropped his new Beach House EP, so we'll have to see how well that does sales-wise next week.
The-Dream is certainly is a successful solo artist, but his chart-presence is much more visible when you read the fine print. The Radio Killa, who you may have heard bragging about being "all on you like the credits on a CD", has a very impressive song-writing repertoire.
Wale, Roscoe Dash, Big Sean & Meek Mill were the names announced earlier, as the performers at the upcoming BET Hip-Hop Awards 2011. But the channel has now added some high profile rappers to that list including Rick Ross, Wiz Khalifa and Lupe Fiasco. The taping is happening this weekend in Atlanta whereas the show will air on October 11th. SOURCE
There appears to be another reason for Pharrell to be "happy". The Neptunes hit-maker has signed on to be a coach for next season's “The Voice”. Taking to twitter earlier on Monday, NBC announced that one of their big red chairs will be filled by the current man of the year, Pharrell.
During the NBA's All-Star Weekend in New Orleans, Bun B and Sneaker Watch were able to preview a special Trayvon Martin Air Jordan 1. Rich and Faded Customs designed the predominately black Air Jordan 1, which features Trayvon's hooded silhouette on the tongue. The kicks are created from scratch and include, sting ray, lizard, crocodile and shark skin.
The first time we heard Nicki Minaj was on “Monster,” a track that includes heavyweights Jay-Z, Rick Ross and Kanye, it was her ferocious verse that stood out the most. It automatically exhibited her potential to be this generation's dopest female M.C.
Earlier today, GQ unveiled a new interview with Chance The Rapper (in which he reveals that Andre 3000, J Cole and Frank Ocean are on his debut album), and now, the precocious Chicagoan pops up in the pages of another prominent magazine: The Fader. Along with Donnie Trumpet and The Social Experiment, Chance graces the cover. Take a look above.
A$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.
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.