• Lil Reese Accuses 2 Chainz Of Stealing Hook For "Wuda Shuda Cuda"
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    The phrase "Shoulda Coulda Woulda" has been around for quite some time, with variations on it popping up everywhere from a song title on Chief Keef's 2013 tape Almighty So to a title of an episode of "Sex In The City." Most recently, 2 Chainz borrowed a variant of the phrase ("Wuda Cuda Shuda") for the name of a track on his recently-released Freebase EP. Despite how commonly used the...
  • Jeremih Cites Personal Issues For His Album's Delay
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    The last few months have been a weird time to be a Jeremih fan. We've seen Chicago singer's Mustard-assisted jam "Don't Tell Em" rise up the charts, peaking at number 6 on the Hot 100, but seemingly nothing has come of the surprise success, with no release date in sight, as well as no video for the hit -- which is pretty much unheard of for a song with such momentum. On top of that, a strange...
  • CBS Analyst, Greg Anthony Arrested In Prostitution Sting
    One of the voices of college basketball, Greg Anthony, has been suspended by CBS indefinitely following his arrest on solicitation charges. A CBS spokeswoman says "Greg Anthony will not be working again for CBS this season." The CBS analyst, and former Knicks' guard, was booked last night in the District of Columbia and charged with soliciting a prostitute- he was scheduled to call today's...
  • Troy Ave Comments On Game's XXL Freshman Class Diss
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    Like his former collaborator 50 Cent, Game comes from a time in rap where calling rappers out was commonplace. On his most recent single, "Bigger Than Me", the Compton rapper takes aim at the entire Freshman class, accusing them of being "soft", and not of the same caliber as emcees he came up with. "Old lost ass niggas/ Voice crack when you talk ass niggas / Rollin' blunts for the boss ass...
  • Big Sean Talks Eminem's Reaction To "Hall Of Fame," Kanye's Baby North & His Relationship With Naya Rivera
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    Big Sean recently caught up with Sway Calloway of Shade 45 to discuss Eminem's involvement on his highly anticipated Hall Of Fame album, among other things. Unfortunately, he made no mention of any direct musical collaboration during his studio session with Em.  "We talked for like three hours (in the studio) before we played any music," said Sean. "Then he was like alright, I guess I've got...
  • Chief Keef To Release "Bang 4" EP Before "Bang 3"
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    Chief Keef is getting ready to drop his Bang 3 album on March 3rd, but not before he releases a warm up EP, called... Bang 4? That's right, Keef is so ahead of his time, so truly incapable of giving a single fuck that he will release the Bang 4 EP PRIOR to Bang 3. No word on a release date just yet, but we know that it will be arriving before March 3rd, so it could be any day now. As previously...
  • Meet Earlly Mac: Finally Famous Affiliate
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    Recently, HotNewHipHop chopped it up with Finally Famous rapper Earlly Mac. We first introduced Earlly to you back in 2012 when he collabed with FF members Big Sean and SayItAintTone and Taylor Gang's Juicy J on "On Deck." In 2013, he appeared on albums for both Big Sean and Slum Village. By 2014, it was clear that Earlly Mac was a force to be reckoned with, and the world was...
  • Drake's Opening An OVO Store In Toronto Soon [Update: Store Opens Tomorrow]
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    Drake's OVO imprint has become a brand in and of itself, as most crew/labels are warrant to do these days. OVO has done several capsule collections in the past, most recently, OVO teamed up with Capcom for a street fighter inspired line of clothing. He's also done pop-up shops for OVO-branded clothing in the past, but soon he'll be making OVO a permanent fixture in Toronto with a flagship...
  • Behind The Beat: SykSense
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    For our inaugural 2015 edition of Behind The Beat, we're giving you the full scoop on a producer who you probably heard in 2014, just without knowing it. He is one of three names credited on Drake's ESPY-ready Johnny Manziel tribute, "Draft Day," which placed #25 on our Hottest Songs of 2014. And that wasn't even the only beat he helped commission for the 6-God last year. On both tracks, his name...
  • Stream Dizzy Wright's "State Of Mind" EP
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     While yesterday brought us new album streams from Kelis and Pharoahe Monche, we now have yet another stream for you guys from Las Vegas rapper Dizzy Wright and his State Of Mind EP. Last week, Dizzy released an upbeat track titled “Everywhere I Go”, which served as the first offering off his State Of Mind EP. Today the Funk Volume representer went ahead and released the...
  • Logic Announces "Under Pressure" World Tour
    Logic is capping off the biggest year of his career with the announcement of his first world tour. Named after his new album Under Pressure, the tour will run between January 27th and April 2nd of 2015, and take him across the country and to parts of Europe.  Sponsored by Monster Energy Drinks, the tour also counts as Logic's first as a solo headliner. Check out the dates below,...
  • Dipset Reportedly Reuniting For New Mixtape
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    Although Cam'ron announced just a month or two ago that he would be retiring from the rap game after dropping his Purple Haze 2 album this summer, it looks like we may get one more 'final' project apart from his solo album. Reports surface today that the rapper plans to reunite with Jim Jones and Juelz Santana as Dipset. This, according to DJ Funkmaster Flex over at Hot 97. The DJ took to his...
  • Common & John Legend Win A Golden Globe Award For Their Track "Glory"
    Common and John Legend won a Golden Globe award for "Best Original Song" for their collaborative track "Glory", which was featured on the soundtrack for the film Selma. While this is Common's first Golden Globe win, he has previously won two Grammys; 2003 for his collaboration with Erykah Badu, "Love of My Life", 2008 for his collaboration with Kanye West, "Southside". This is John Legend's...
  • Stream Gucci Mane's New Album "The Return Of Mr. Perfect"
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    Gucci Mane has been releasing new music at an unbelievable pace this year, and he doesn’t look to be slowing down anytime soon. Just last week, Guwop dropped off the second installment in his Brick Factory series, and today he’s already back with another one. Originally due yesterday (9/11), Gucci’s newest album, The Return Of Mr Perfect, was released just a few moments ago for...
  • Mannie Fresh Talks New Orleans Bounce Music
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    New Orleans has been influencing music for generations, and most recently has seen some major stars emerge with Cash Money and No Limit originating there.  A new documentary has been released which looks at Bounce Music, which is a hip hop sub-genre that originated in N.O., and melds call and response party music with Narleans Indian chants.  Mannie Fresh, a fixture in the N.O. music...
  • Woman Who Claimed To Be Ne-Yo's Baby Mama Is Now Suing Him
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    Ne-Yo has had some baby mama drama in the past, and now a woman who once claimed to be his baby mama is bringing the drama once more. Jessica White is suing Ne-Yo for defamation, saying the singer trashed her on T.V.TMZ reports that White has filed a lawsuit against Ne-Yo, stating that when Ne-Yo went on VH1's "Behind The Music," he made Jessica sound like "an...
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