Nicki Minaj granted a fan's wish, meeting her and supplying her with her very own pink wig.
Damiyah Telemaque-Nelson, who was diagnosed with cancer in October 2013, had one wish-- to meet Nicki Minaj, and score one of her iconic pink wigs. The story got the attention of Washington Wizards point guard, John Wall, who used his Instagram account to alert Nicki of Damiyah's wish.
Dr. Dre has proved that headphones are a more-than-worthy investment, and others in the industry have taken notice. 50 Cent has pursued a partnership with SMS Audio, and now DJ Khaled has announced a new line of cans.
R. Kelly is prepping a follow up to 2013's Black Panties, with another title overloaded with sexual undertones, Buffet. It's been a minute since we heard from Kellz, he did appear on a recent King Los track "Glory to the Lord," but apart from that music has been slim. It sounds like his album is nearing completion, as he's announced the release date on Instagram today.
T.I. just dropped one of the best EPs of 2015 in Da Nic. But he's also got his The Dime Trap album ready to go, and he teased fans on Instagram with a big announcement -- Jay Z is going to be on the album.
The evolutions of Donald Glover and Childish Gambino appeared mutually exclusive until recently, with the masses not completely sold on either. Glover was either "that guy from that show,” or “Troy!!!!” The Gambino character was viewed as a playful, non-threatening side project, by fans of Glover’s work, and other rappers.
An emotional Peyton Manning stepped to a podium in Colorado today to formally announce his retirement from the National Football League today. The legendary quarterback did his best to thank everyone that he’s come into contact with throughout his 18 years in the NFL, not counting his time at the University of Tennessee.
The Queen is back! Mary J. Blige just dished out a lot of new information about her upcoming album The London Sessions, which will be her first since 2011's My Life II...The Journey Continues (Act I). She already picked an easier title to say, so she's off to a great start.
We've seen some scary Uber bills before, but Wale may have just taken the cake.
Rick Ross and 50 Cent are going at it again on Instagram. As you could have guessed, 50 was the instigator, though, eventually, Rick Ross had it coming for the new T-shirt he recently added to the MMG online store.
Bobby Shmurda can't catch a break. According to the prosecution at Bobby Shmurda's court appearance Wednesday, the rapper was arrested on June 23 on 1st degree charges of "promoting prison contraband" after he received a "sharpened metal instrument" on July 21. The charge will not be addressed at the October 5 trial date.
It seems the Drake and Meek Mill beef has caused something of a chain reaction. A couple days back, Ja Rule posted on Instagram about comparisons between his own beef with 50 Cent and the current Drizzy fiasco, suggesting that the situations are apples and oranges -- unless, of course, someone gets stabbed or shot.
Where were you when you first heard K Camp? Was it years ago, when his guest feature on Sy Ari Da Kid's “Popular” made him a hook artist worth keeping tabs on? Did it happen at the beginning of last year when his anthems “Money Baby” and “Cut Her Off” were dominating radios and leaving air pockets of bass around the cars that blasted them?
Yesterday came the tragic news that Joey Bada$$' cousin and tour manager, Junior B, had passed away. Joey has subsequently cancelled his European tour midway through, but it seems his album will be released as planned.Today, Amazon shared the full deluxe tracklist and official (though quite small) artwork for the rapper's debut album, B4.DA.$$.
Drake and Future have given new meaning/life to the phrase, 'what a time to be alive,' thank to their new collaborative album What A Time To Be Alive, also known as the diamond emoji. Just as Drizzy did with his 'mixtape' If You're Reading This It's Too Late, the project is expected to shake up the charts first week out, thanks to it hitting iTunes with little advance notice.
Amir Obè is a fresh voice in hip hop. Taking on the melodic, ethereal sound that has been spearheaded by Drake, Obè is poised to be one of the big names in a world that continues to embrace that sound.
Back in December, Hopsin first announced his follow up to Knock Madness, Pound Syndrome. It's been a slow roll out since then, but with the album's release date only a few weeks away, today we've received the tracklist as well as new record.
It's been a while since we've done a Samples Of The Week, but when we have one of the most sample-heavy albums in recent memory on the docket this week, it's too good to pass up. A$AP Rocky's lengthy A.L.L.A. contains samples on over half of its tracks, and today we're here to break down every single one.
Caskey Discusses His Origins, Baking, Losing His Virginity At Disneyland And Meeting Birdman With Damon Campbell | 6,617 Views
HNHH representative Damon Campbell recently caught up with Orlando, Florida emcee and Cash Money / Republic Records signee Caskey for an exclusive interview, touching on his musical origins, baking, his first meeting with Birdman, losing his virginity at Disneyland and much more. Read excerpts from the interview and watch the whole thing below, as well as his recent video for "The Killer Intro".
In recent years there has been a movement of emcees who have a new approach to rap. Many are products of the internet, and they differ from past generations in that their style is not dictated by region, but rather their own creation. These rappers are changing the game by throwing it some curve balls, their creativity being an unpredictable force.
Jadakiss' new album, Top 5 Dead Or Alive, dropped on Friday last week and boasts quite the selection of features. It included OGs like Nas, Diddy, Swizz Beatz, Styles P, Jeezy and Sheek Louch, as well as a more recent generation of rappers like Future, Wiz Khalifa and Nipsey Hussle.
With summer in full effect, we've decided to pay homage to the best season of the year by collecting an array of photos featuring some of your favorite hip-hop ladies in nothing but their bikini.
Though Travi$ Scott has an appreciation for fine sneakers, we didn't know he was a basketball fan, so it was surprising to see him post TWO pairs of Kobe exclusives to his Instagram. Trav was the recipient of an unreleased Air Jordan PE pack, which includes the Air Jordan IIIs as well as the IVs -- both in the signature Lakers' gold and purple.
Wu-Tang Clan's reunion album, A Better Tomorrow, is still awaiting official release, meanwhile we've been fed gritty singles like "Necklace" and "Ruckus In B Minor." The entire group isn't going heavy on the promo route for this album though, so it's likely to impact relatively quietly.
In many ways, the early 2000s belonged to Ludacris. Within that time, the rapper was able to cross multiple platforms, making palatable music for varying tastes tinged with his trademark Dirty South sound. He would drop cheeky hit after cheeky hit, with a self serious flow delivered through a cheshire grin - and we all loved him for it.
After a long wait, SURF is finally here. The debut LP from The Social Experiment (aka SOX) is billed as Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment despite the fact that the band’s biggest star is obviously Chance The Rapper. The album features, although they aren’t listed on the iTunes version of the free album, the likes of J.
As we continue to revel in the the season that is Yeezy, it's hard to not consider Kanye West’s body of work as a whole as nothing short of amazing.
Former Roc-A-Fella artist & Philadelphia OG Beanie Sigel definitely knows a thing or two about real rap beefs, so on Thursday afternoon he decided to voice his opinion & give advice to those involved in the recent Meek Mill, Drake, and AR-AB situation.
Having announced it on his last album Jesus Piece, The Game officially signed with Birdman and Cash Money Records this week, and to commemorate it, he bought himself and his new label head matching chains.
Much of the online bestowed a paramount "L" upon Katt Williams after footage surfaced showing him sucker-punching a 17-year-old kid during a soccer game in Gainesville, GA, only to find the same kid beating him to the ground seconds later.