The rumors are true: Ariana Grande finally confirms that she's dating Big Sean.
Ghostface Killah has been heavy with the leaks as we lead up to his solo album, 36 Seasons, and today he's letting us hear the entire record before its scheduled release on December 9th.
Lil B has struck gold once again with his brand new "Basedmoji" app. Now available in the iTunes store, the free download allows users to select from a wide variety of Based God-based animations for their personal text messages.
The Grammys bring all of recorded popular music together under one roof. It's the only time you can see Snoop Dogg and Billy Joel at the same party (because Billy's a Piru for life).
Joe Budden Speaks On Crowd Booing Him At Total Slaughter Battle Jul 16, 2014 at 12:03 PM 21,401 Views
Even if you're not too deep into battle rap, you're probably aware of the fact that Joe Budden lost his battle against Hollow Da Don at the Total Slaughter event this past weekend. Although Hollow had initially expressed a fear that the battle would be rigged against him, he came out on top after the audience started booing Joe.
Remix Fix: Team Supreme Takes On Tweet & Missy Elliott's "Oops" Feb 24, 2015 at 04:24 PM 1,387 Views
In 2002, one-hit-wonder Tweet, dropped that one hit that jumped to number one on Billboard' hip hop chart and all the way to lucky number seven on the hot 100 chart.
Tyler, The Creator Cries During N.E.R.D, Rick Ross, ScHoolboy Q & More Perform At Odd Future Carnival Nov 9, 2014 at 02:46 PM 26,915 Views
From the beginning, Odd Future's taste has been as visible as their music. When they first hit the scene, we knew they hated west coast jerking trends, and loved The Neptunes and Adventure Time.
Jay-Z recently became a father, and it looks like he'll soon be able to play his music for his daughter without subjecting her to the more mature aspects of his music. A project titled "Rockabye Baby!’s Lullaby Renditions of Jay-Z" will highlight many of the rapper's hits, transforming "Empire State of Mind," "Hard Knock Life (Ghetto Anthem)" and "Big Pimpin'"tracks like into lullabies.
Drake Announces 2013 OVO Fest Lineup [Update: Wale Performing At OVO Fest] Jul 26, 2013 at 10:34 AM 54,608 Views
As busy as he may be, Drake always finds time to throw quite the show for his hometown of Toronto, Canada. Surfacing on the web tonight, this year's lineup for Drake's OVO Fest has been revealed.
Jay Electronica Returns To Twitter To Put Peter Rosenberg And Lyor Cohen On Blast Jul 3, 2014 at 07:01 PM 18,606 Views
Before today, Jay Electronica had been absent from Twitter since April 26th, shortly following a rant he posted about "so-called thugs" and crooked cops. But ten or so hours ago, Mr. Electronica reactivated his profile, seemingly for the purpose of putting more people on blast.
Rich Homie Quan's buzz has definitely died down a bit since the hype surrounding "Type Of Way", but nonetheless he's now cemented himself as one of the new Atlanta rappers to watch out for, alongside the likes of Young Thug and Migos.
We at HotNewHipHop are quite aware of our user community, which is very unique in and of itself. If you're on HNHH every day, you get used to seeing certain users all up in the comments, blasting their opinion or inciting arguments.
One of the biggest bosses in the game continues to prove himself just that. Rick Ross purchased a new home in Georgia, which happens to be a 109-room mansion previously owned by heavyweight champ Evander Holyfield.
As previously announced, Weezy F. Baby took the stage at tonight's American Music Awards to debut his brand new Carter V single "Start A Fire." Featuring a chorus from Christina Milian, the track centers on a relationship between the former member of the Hot Boyz and a "hot girl" that catches his attention.
Last week, Pro Era released the triumphant sequel to their debut mixtape, 2012's The Secc$ Tap.e. The new tape, showcasing tracks from up-and-comers like Dessy Hinds, Rokamouth and Nyck Caution as well as the crew's more established stars (Joey Bada$$, CJ Fly and Kirk Knight), proves that Pro Era is one of the deepest crews in the game right now.
Wiz Khalifa Talks On "Blacc Hollywood," Says The Weeknd Will Be On It Sep 4, 2013 at 01:44 PM 52,384 Views
Wiz Khalifa has recently been getting back into the groove of things, dropping two new tracks in the past two weeks.
While GQ nabbed Kanye West for their new issue, Complex has taken on West's "Yeezus" tour partner, Kendrick Lamar, as their lead for the August/September issue. Both artists are working on new albums with high expectations having been set by their respective audiences, although Kendrick doesn't reveal too much to Complex when it comes to his GKMC follow up.
Before Johnny Cinco releases his next solo tape, I Swear, he's teamed up with fellow ATLien Money Makin' Nique for a six track project entitled The Extra EP. Arriving on SoundCloud this morning, the EP's only feature comes from TIG's Lucci, and it contains production by OG Deko, OG Parker, Spiffy, Fresh Jones and DJ Spinz, though we don't know who produced which track.
We haven't heard from Jean Grae in a minute, but today she's returned with a new EP titled jeannie.
Jared Evan & Statik Selektah Announce New Album "Still Blue" [Update: Artwork And Tracklist Revealed] Oct 21, 2014 at 04:46 PM 2,959 Views
After having great success on their 2013 project Boom Bap & Blues, NYC artist Jared Evan and super-producer Statik Selektah have decided to join forces once again and release another new project together titled Still Blue.
Juvenile is back at it with a mixtape dropping February 1st. Hosted by DJ Smallz, check the artwork below.
Fans have been patiently awaiting a new Ab-Soul project since 2012's Control System, and while 2013 passed by without one, Ab may be making up for it by releasing two new efforts in the new year. The TDE rapper hinted at some new music on Twitter last night, saying "I turned in 2 projects last year, yea I know what your thinking, let's see where this year takes me...".
Could we be seeing an upcoming collaboration between Drake and 50 Cent in the near future? According to 50/50 Konvict Muzik A&R & artist D-Teck, Drizzy and Fif have put together a new song that is a banger.
Killer Mike Says He Thinks That New White Rappers Brought "Self-Pity" To Hip-Hop May 10, 2013 at 12:42 PM 11,495 Views
Recently we've heard opinions from OG rapper Scarface, as well as new-comer Iggy Azalea on old White men running the music/hip-hop industry. Now, another vet rapper, Killer Mike, discusses the ever-changing rap game, although from a different perspective-- that of the rappers in the game. Killer Mike addresses the surgence of White rappers, and how he sees this affecting hip-hop.
Rising ATL rapper, Rich Homie Quan, has been on fire recently with his summer hit “Type Of Way”, and his feature on YG and Young Jeezy’s record “My Nigga”. All this recent attention has brought out all the major labels, and it looks like Quan may have found his home.
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