Lil Reese was reportedly arrested yesterday for felony possession of a firearm.
Photos: Studio Session With DJ Khaled, Kanye West, ASAP Rocky, Fat Joe, Hit-Boy & Diplo Apr 9, 2012 at 10:02 AM 7,173 Views
Yesterday we got a couple of photos of some big names in the studio together; Kanye West, Jadakiss, Mos Def, Fat Joe, Busta Rhymes and DJ Khaled.
Ghostface Killah has a couple of classics under his belt, his debut solo LP Ironman being one of them.
Freddie Gibbs and Jeezy may have not-so-amicably parted ways last December, but the beef hasn't quite subsided just yet. Gangsta Gibbs, who is currently at work on a mixtape titled Anybody Killa, as well as his Cocaine Pinata project with MadLib (arriving in February), hinted at a diss record towards his former friend and boss while on Twitter.
Frank Ocean Says He Sold "A Lot Of Cocaine And Crack" In School Sep 17, 2013 at 09:58 AM 37,687 Views
Frank Ocean, being an r'n'b singer, doesn't exactly have the hardest reputation, although he did get into that scuffle with fellow singer Chris Brown. Nonetheless, Ocean doesn't portray himself as a gangster, although he reveals in a new interview with Oyster Magazine that he was a thug in school.
With December 1st already upon us, Cam’ron quietly came through and released his 6th and final installment in his 1st Of The Month EP series.
Among a bevy of much poppier artists, G-Unit performed at this past weekend's iHeartRadio Festival in Las Vegas, and while backstage, the crew's de facto leader shared some of his thoughts on the gradual decline in record sales we've seen in the past few years.
Eminem's Publishers Sue Facebook For Copyright Infringement, They Respond By Attacking Dr. Dre May 21, 2013 at 03:58 PM 12,932 Views
Eminem is one of the most successful artists in the game, with 80 million records sold, and no signs of stopping, with his last album, Recovery becoming the first album to hit 1 million digital downloads. Even with this amount of success, Em is still not ready to let anyone use his music without license, which is what has his publishers going after Facebook over a copyrigh infringement case.
After being found guilty of all charges back in June, Jimmy "Henchman" Rosemond's sentencing was made official this week. The former music exec was served with a life sentence in Brooklyn federal court yesterday.
Kid Ink has had quite the successful 2013, and he kept things going into 2014 with the release of his debut effort on RCA, My Own Lane. The album sold 50,000 units opening week, which is pretty impressive for the LA native, as he continues to expand his fan base outside of the Los Angeles area.
Terrace Martin Reveals Tracklist & Cover Art For "3ChordFold Pulse" [Update: Stream The Album] May 20, 2014 at 04:49 PM 6,398 Views
The other week we received a new record from Terrace Martin, "Let's Go Get Stoned", featuring Snoop Dogg and Tone Trezure. The song lives on the producer's upcoming album which is an extension of his last one, 3ChordFold.
Stalley is gearing up for his debut album, Ohio, to be released on October 27th. In a similar fashion to Black Milk, for whom we just received an album stream in advance of If There's A Hell Below, Stalley also lets go a full stream of Ohio one week prior to its release date.
After a number of impressive leaks, Dizzy Wright, drops his highly anticipated mixtape, The Golden Age. This is the Sin City representative's fifth street album in total, the tape is the follow-up to the free version of SmokeOut Conversations, which was released in June 2012, and comes on the heels of last December's Booth-hosted The First Agreement EP.
Astro Reveals "Computer Era" Release Date, Album Cover & Tracklist Nov 27, 2014 at 05:24 AM 4,657 Views
After several years of releasing his music for free to the fans, Astro is finally set to make his commercial debut next Tuesday, December 2nd. Titled Computer Era, the EP is set to feature appearances from Bishop Nehru, Nathaniel, Flash Gordy, Spade, and Noelle Flores. Boi-1da and branUn DeShay handle production duties amongst a host of up-and-comers that Astro wanted to highlight.
Danny Brown Says Rappers Are Only Co-Signing Miley Cyrus Because They're Trying To Eat Oct 3, 2013 at 12:13 PM 53,556 Views
Danny Brown represents his home of Detroit to the fullest, so it may not come as a surprise that he gets sensitive when other people try to claim his city. We saw this happen with Big Sean-- who is actually from the D, but Danny didn't think he lived the authentic Detroit experience. Now Miley Cyrus, of all people, is jumping on the Detroit bandwagon, and Danny isn't having any of it.
Home to one of the game’s biggest stars and several acclaimed risers, Toronto is finally emerging as the hip hop force it’s spent over two decades trying to become. Until recently, the city’s place on the world stage was tenuous. As North America’s fourth largest market, Toronto has produced talented and original
Hip-hop is a way of life. It's about much more than music. It's about fashion, style, and culture. If you call yourself a true hip-hop fan, you best be about that life. You have to know, not only what to listen to, but also what to watch. HotNewHipHop takes a look at the best TV shows to watch if you're a hip-hop fan. These shows might feature some of our favorite rappers.
Joey Bada$$ Announces "Summer Knights" EP - Tracklist & Features Revealed Oct 14, 2013 at 05:25 PM 20,110 Views
Following the release of the visuals to "Hilary $wank" today, Joey Bada$$ is announcing a followup EP to his Summer Knights mixtape. The project will feature five cuts from the mixtape, and two new joints, "My Jeep" and "My Yout." Slated for an October 29th release date, the Summer Knights EP will feature 7 tracks. This borrows its name from a cut off Joey's fantastic 1999 mixtape.
Gangsta Boo's tweet concerning the death of her affiliate and friend, Lord Infamous, turned out to be accurate, as HHDX confirmed earlier. Now the cause of the late Memphis rapper's death has been revealed. DJ Paul, a Three 6 Mafia member alongside Lord Infamous, has spoken to HipHopDX about his passing, expressing his disbelief.
Apparently 50 likes his milk spoiled. Just a few months after referring to his G-Unit associates as "having an expiration date," the general has officially reunited live onstage with Tony Yayo, Lloyd Banks and Young Buck.
Even though he just released his King Soulja 2 mixtape just over a month ago, Soulja Boy is already back with a new release. Super Dope is a 12 track long album that dropped on iTunes today, with a Busta Rhymes feature on "Fuck That Flo" being its only guest spot. Check out the aforementioned track right here on HNHH, and stream the full project below, courtesy of Spotify.
Amidst the wildly growing violent gun crimes in Chicago, Pitchfork.tv has decided to pull the Chief Keef episode of their "Selector" video freestyle, which features the young Chi-town rapper on a gun range.
Yo Gotti Talks On Gucci Mane Situation, Says He's "Disappointed" In The Rapper Nov 1, 2012 at 10:36 AM 9,505 Views
Last night Gucci Mane was on a streak ,dissing rapper after rapper, Yo Gotti included.
French Montana To Release "Mac & Cheese 4" As His Sophomore Album Jan 8, 2014 at 06:58 PM 14,558 Views
French Montana has had a successful run with his Mac & Cheese mixtape series, which have been some of his defining projects during his come-up. According to French, his recently announced Mac & Cheese 4 will bear a special honor, in that it will actually serve as the proper follow up to his debut album, Excuse My French.
Kid Cudi announced recently during a live show that he would be dropping a prelude EP to a highly anticipated third instalment of his Man On The Moon series within the next three months. He went on to explain the idea behind the EP, but didn't say much about Man On The Moon III,except that we could expect it in 2015.
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