Wiz Khalifa has definitely been living young, wild, & free since his separation from Amber Rose, but things may have just took a turn for the worse after a recent one night stand with a certain Playboy model.
Last week we featured some of the game's heaviest hitters on Samples Of The Week, with Action Bronson and The Alchemist getting jiggy over a classic drum break and Drake once again paying homage to country music star George Strait.
Gucci Mane keeps his finger on the pulse of the rap game, even while locked up. We know the rapper has no trouble releasing heat from jail, and after serving us a few loose leaks (including a reunion Waka Flocka on "Against All Odds") the rapper returns today with a complete EP. The EP capitalizes on Drake's 6 movement, while harkening back to Mr. Zone 6 with the title Views From Zone 6.
Busta Rhymes Says He "Completely Understands" Lil Wayne's Comment About New York Aug 24, 2012 at 12:27pm 249 Views
Busta Rhymes stands by his YMCMB boss, Lil Wayne, who made a comment about disliking New York that went viral earlier this week, even earning the attention of NYC officials.While talking to MTV, Busa Buss says everyone's "entitled to their opinion," and he reveals he has a similar feeling for El Paso, Texas, where he and his entourage were arrested several years back."It don't mean I don't like
Pharrell Wears Native American Headdress For Elle UK, Sparks "#NotHappy" Outrage Jun 4, 2014 at 03:05pm 7,662 Views
Many were surprised, weirded out, or in stitches over the debut of Pharrell's "Gandalf Hat" earlier this year, but it probably didn't outright offend anyone. That much can not be said for the singer/producer's latest choice of headwear, a Native American headdress worn on the cover of Elle UK.
It's almost safe to say that Migos' "Versace" track is up for song of the summer. The infectious hit has already been remixed by Drake, Meek Mill, Tyga, and many more. The latest to add to that list? How 'bout Frank Ocean, well sort of.
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.
The annual MTV Video Music Awards went down in Inglewood, CA last night. While there was no twerking extravaganza/controversy from Miley Cyrus this year, there were plenty of other memorable moments, as we saw stars walk the red carpet, receive and give awards, perform on stage (and almost have a major wardrobe malfunction), plus, Blue Ivy was there.
Whether it’s in gold, rose-gold, platinum or diamond-filled, rappers have often spared no expense when it comes to buying their chains. It is by no doubt an important symbol in hip hop that continuously crops up in rap music.
After a very brief absence from our front page, Katie Got Bandz is back with her second full-length project of 2014.
Boldy James Taps Nas, Kevin Gates, Snootie Wild & More For "Trapper's Alley 2," Reveals Release Date Dec 17, 2014 at 02:48pm 3,490 Views
Boldy James is probably a rapper you're still sleeping on, so in an effort to wake you up, we featured the Detroit native in our first video episode of On The Come Up. Boldy stopped by the office while he was doing a press run in New York and gave us the scoop on everything you should know about this ConCreature.
Although YMCMB is on a continuous quest to sign more and more artists, it seems like they can't keep the ones they have signed happy. Torion Sellers, a young singer who signed with the label at the age of 13, is asking to be let out of his contract with Young Money.
Trinidad James Announces "No One Is SaFe" Album, Featuring Big K.R.I.T. & More Jan 7, 2015 at 01:59pm 8,454 Views
After two years of languishing in major label world, Trinidad James has regained his independence and hit the ground running. Just a week into 2015, we've already gotten one EP from him (The WAKE Up) and now we know we'll have an additional full-length project in less than two weeks.
The Hip Hop Community Responds To No Indictment For Darren Wilson Nov 25, 2014 at 05:42am 24,393 Views
The streets of Ferguson are in an uproar tonight after a grand jury determined that Darren Wilson, the police officer who shot unarmed teenager Mike Brown to death in August, would not be facing criminal charges for his actions. Wilson, who is white, became a national figure after he shot the black 18-year-old multiple times on a residential street.
Just how much fun were they having? Well you can look at the NSFW over here. The Canadian pop singer has been mired in controversy after controversy, as of late. This is probably the most graphic controversy yet, at least from an immediately visual level.
The age-old question under which almost all hip-hop music is scrutinized: does it pass the car test?
Many of hip-hop's most classic albums have one thing in common: they were all produced (mostly) by one man. Dr. Dre, J Dilla, the RZA, Kanye West, Madlib, and many more have all laced MCs with a collection of beats that create a cohesive aesthetic through which full LPs can thrive.
Young Thug seems to be signing deals with just about everyone these days. Today it's being reported that Thugga is signed to the independent label 300, helmed by Lyor Cohe and Todd Moscowitz. This just muddies the water even further when it comes to Thug's label status.
Clearly there’s some bad blood between Dwyane Wade and his ex-wife, Siovaughn Funches-Wade, as she had filed a lawsuit for a million dollars but has no “voluntarily dismissed” the case. The lawsuit had claimed that the two signed a contract back in 2006 that certain endorsement money would be placed in a joint account where Funches-Wade could access it, but that Dwyane had voluntarily bee
Juelz Santana Sentenced To 2 Years Probation For Threatening Neighbor Jan 26, 2013 at 04:49pm 21,437 Views
Juelz Santana comeback to the rap game could have hit a hitch recently as he has been sentenced to two years probation for threatening his neighbor. Apparently, Santana’s neighbor saw the rapper beating his girlfriend and so he stepped in and called the New Jersey police. Since then, he claims that Juelz has been threatening him, and he had to move, which caused
Vince Staples Explains How 50 Cent And GTA: San Andreas Inspired Him And His Music Mar 21, 2014 at 04:56pm 11,321 Views
Vince Staples thinks things like When the hit 2004 game, Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (which served as the basis for the latest GTA installment) came out, people claimed that it helped the video game industry grow, but no one expected it to help a future, budding musician grow as an artist.
Some beef has been buzzing between two young rappers, A$AP Rocky and SpaceGhostPurrp, both of whom share a similar sound, with a southern influence and affinity for lean.SpaceGhostPurrp is a producer/rapper, many people first came across his name on A$AP Rocky's debut mixtape, LiveLoveA$AP.
Sex sells. This is a fact that is seen throughout society but most prevalent in the rap game. Yesterday, we reported on Tyga’s XXX film, and today comes details from Gunplay about his soon to be launched, escort service. In a recent interview with Future Of Florida, Gunplay talked about a lot of taboo topics including his escort service which is starting up
It only seems appropriate that Wiz would treat us to some of his new sounds, giving us a taste of what to expect on O.N.I.F.C. Full of chilled out, smoking vibes and plenty of party anthems, Cabin Fever 2 resembles a chilled bottle of Bombay Sapphire that sprouted legs and just walked out of the champagne room with a joint in hand.
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