HotNewHipHop talks to Casey Veggies for a Quick5 interview about the XXL Freshmen list, his debut album and more.
A scuffle involving both T.I. and boxing champion Floyd Mayweather broke out at a Fatburger in Las Vegas yesterday, and while we got a pretty in-depth recounting of the incident from Floyd, T.I. has been silent on the matter.
Meek Mill To Support Nicki Minaj On "Pinkprint" North American Tour [Update: Rae Sremmurd, Dej Loaf & Tinashe Added] Mar 16, 2015 at 07:48pm 20,504 Views
Nicki Minaj is setting out on a European tour in March, but as was expected, it's just a warm up for the dates she's planning in North America this summer. While Trey Songz will be joining Minaj overseas, Nicki announced today that none other than rumored boyfriend Meek Mill will be one of a few supporting acts on her tour of America this summer.
Eminem Sets Guinness World Record For Most Words In A Hit Single Sep 5, 2014 at 04:44pm 50,635 Views
Eminem is known for his technical ability, and while he's put his sheer rapping talent on display on plenty of songs, "Rap God" took the showmanship to another level.
G-Unit Releases A Surprise New EP, "The Beauty Of Independence" Aug 24, 2014 at 11:31pm 42,005 Views
Well, this is a welcome surprise. After releasing a steady stream of quality remixes--and two original tracks--over the past few months, G-Unit now returns with their first project since reuniting in June. Titled The Beauty Of Independence, the brand new EP hit iTunes at 11:30PM EST and features six brand new tracks from 50, Buck, Banks, Yayo, and Kidd.
Kid Cudi Will Be The Regular Co-Host Of Comedy Bang! Bang! This Summer Feb 19, 2015 at 02:18pm 5,316 Views
Kid Cudi is certainly broadening his horizons on 2015. The rapper has already locked in a couple of movie roles for the new year (one of which he's also supplying the soundtrack for), and has announced today that he'll be joining the cast of IFC improv show, Comedy Bang! Bang!
Last summer, Atlanta-via-Brooklyn rapper/producer Wara From The NBHD wowed us with his dope Kidnapped project, a release that saw him weld his Neptunes fandom and rough-edged street tales together in a wholly unique way.
Juelz Santana Sentenced To 2 Years Probation For Threatening Neighbor Jan 26, 2013 at 04:49pm 21,501 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
Tyga Announces New Single With Chris Brown: "Nothin Like Me" Featuring Ty Dolla $ign Nov 15, 2014 at 03:01pm 37,902 Views
Tyga and Chris Brown previously teamed up for a mixtape called Fan Of A Fan in 2010, and though they announced that the second installment would be released as an album, we still haven't gotten it yet. Now, perhaps in the spirit of their upcoming tour with Trey Songz, the duo have announced plans for a new single featuring the two-man hit team of Ty Dolla $ign and DJ Mustard.
Yesterday, we reported that Migos' Quavo and Offset had been arrested after their performance at Georgia Southern University and slapped with gun and drug charges. Today, it's been revealed that the group's third member, Takeoff, was also among the fifteen people arrested at the show, and that all three are now being held without bail.
To remember the life of Steven Rodriguez, aka A$AP Yams, the A$AP Mob has decided to release a new T-shirt in his honor. Available in black, the tee shows a graphic font that imitates the classic No Limit Records covers, while two photos of Yams are also portrayed on the front with the words “Rest In Peace”. The shirt can be pre-ordered via the Mob shop today for only $30 bucks.
Auto-tune was something of a taboo in rap, for some it may always be, but for the most part, it's been accepted as a common songwriting tool.
Another week, another new Gucci Mane project. After the incarcerated 1017 boss dropped both East Atlanta Santa and C-Note Vs. Gucci last week, he's kicking off 2015 by dropping another album, this one entitled 1017 Mafia. As his label's been known to do before, the cover artwork is a recycled image, with a doctored image of Gucci from the cover of The State Vs.
Rapper OTF Nunu, Lil Durk's Cousin, Reportedly Shot And Killed In Chicago May 31, 2014 at 07:55pm 127,356 Views
Just three days ago, Lil Durk shared the video for his song "OC," which featured his cousin OTF Nunu spitting two gun-heavy verses that included lines like "These guns they burn like Usher" and "Blowin' that Tec like a ref with a whistle." Now, it seems the violence has caught up with Nunu. The 21-year-old was just shot and killed while seated in his SUV in a strip mall parking lot.
Cam'ron's "Killa Crunch" Cereal Boxes Will Have $100 In Cash Inside Apr 9, 2015 at 01:16pm 19,876 Views
As a kid, you may remember finding a cheap toy at the bottom of your cereal box. At the time, you were thrilled to pull a plastic car out of your Cheerios, but as an adult, the standards for excitement are a little higher.
Juvenile has returned to the label he once called home. The veteran Lousiana, New Orleans rapper first signed to Cash Money back in 1997, when he released his second album Solja Rags. His history with Cash Money gets a bit confusing, but after releasing Juve The Great in 2003 he left the label. He eventually signed to Atlantic in 2005.
Despite teasing fans with plenty of material, The Weeknd has yet to announce an official release date for his sophomore album (yes, we're calling Trilogy his debut for lack of a better categorization), but according to Best Buy and Amazon, the album is listed as an August 27th release.
Pitbull Included in PEOPLE En Espanol's 50 Most Beautiful Hispanic Celebrities Apr 29, 2010 at 10:03am 215 Views
Miami-based rapper Pitbull will be in good company on the printed page as one of the 50 Most Beautiful Hispanic Celebrities for People En Espanol.
TDE Boss Thinks Kendrick Lamar's "To Pimp A Butterfly" Will Sell One Million In A Week Mar 14, 2015 at 10:08pm 53,858 Views
We just got the tracklist for Kendrick Lamar's upcoming album, To Pimp a Butterfly, which will be released on March 23. With the singles "i" and "The Blacker the Berry" already out, expectations will be sky-high for Kendrick's third album, and none higher than those of TDE boss Anthony "Top Dawg" Tiffith.
Wiz Khalifa Says Tyga Dropping Out Of The "Under The Influence" Tour Was "A Wack Move" Jul 25, 2014 at 04:46pm 59,679 Views
Wiz Khalifa just kicked off the 3rd annual Under The Influence Tour, which features the stacked lineup of Jeezy, Ty Dolla $ign, Rich Homie Quan, Mack Wilds, Sage The Gemini, Iamsu! and DJ Drama. The bill also boasted Tyga's name initially, but the rapper has since dropped out of the tour.
Earlier today, Suge Knight was denied a reduction on his hefty $10 million bail, but with friends like Floyd Mayweather, Suge isn't giving up hope of posting the money just yet.
The Roots To Be Inducted Into The Philadelphia Music Walk Of Fame May 31, 2015 at 10:35pm 2,365 Views
The Roots announced at their 8th annual Roots Picnic this weekend that they will be inducted into the Philadelphia Music Walk of Fame in a ceremony on October 26th. Congrats to The Legendary Roots Crew, it's about damn time.
Chicago artists are already winning as it is, but when they get together, it's truly something special. Jeremih-- whose recently been showing up everywhere but on his own songs --showed up on Lil Durk's long overdue slow jam, "Like Me," earlier this year, and it seems he'll be blessing yet another drill rep with a sweet R&B hook.
Chance The Rapper has been vocal about his use of acid and its influence on his latest project-- fittingly titled Acid Rap. His comments have varied, initially saying there was "a lot of acid involved" in the recording process, before hilariously backtracking with "I mean, it wasn't too much — I'd say it was about 30 to 40 percent acid."
Wiz Khalifa is definitely known for a certain style when it comes to his clothing. His skinny jeans and hippy-ish clothes can sometimes catch him some flack (as in the cover of O.N.I.F.C.), however, the rapper isn't changing his fashion sense for anyone-- in fact, he's bringing it to his fans, with the launch of his very own lifestyle and clothing brand called FRESHKO.
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