Dec 16, 2012
Though he did fall off the map for a while, fans will remember 2012 as the year Game made his triumphant comeback. First, he released The R.E.D Album to critical acclaim and followed that up with the recent release of Jesus Piece - an album that could go down as one of Game's best. From the eerie synth in the opening seconds of "Scared Now" to the last thought-provoking lyrics of "Blood...
Jun 26, 2013
Ace Hood has been preparing his Trials & Tribulations for some time now. HNHH got a chance to hear it early, but now Ace has let go of the official tracklist and features from the project. The 17 track album will feature guest appearances from Meek Mill, Chris Brown, French Montana, Future and more. The majority of the unreleased tracks will be solo cuts, however.
Apr 20, 2013
Joey Bada$$ has been hard at work on his debut album, but we had yet to hear any details on the title or when it was to be released. The NY rapper has taken to twitter to break that silence and announce that his album will be titled B4.DA.$$, and will be available this fall.
Joey also took the opportunity to announce that his former collaborator, and Pro Era member Capital STEEZ, who...
Sep 28, 2013
There's definitely been an influx of songs dedicated to rappers' favorite brands in the last year or two, but it's been happening forever. Whether it's the designer labels of Gucci, and Louis Vuitton, or casual sportswear like Nike or FILA, emcees have always made a point of shouting out what they wear. So without further ado, check out our list of 20 of the most memorable odes to brand names!
Oct 23, 2013
Get Home Safely, Dom Kennedy’s second studio album and follow up to last year's Yellow Album, demonstrates Dom Kennedy’s unique ability to weave highly accessible stories into his lyrics without compromising intelligibility. Actually, it’s not a trait unique to him. Artists like Slick Rick, Snoop and Nas are known for this same technique. Of course, most rappers are adept...
On September 23rd, relative newcomer Luke James will release his self-titled debut album, and a week ahead of time, he's made the whole project available for streaming on his YouTube channel. Featuring an assist from Rick Ross on the single "Options," the tracklist is below.
1. ‘Love XYZ’2. ‘Dancing in the Dark’3. ‘Don’t Do It’ (Interlude)4....
Shyne has been making headlines over the past couple months
more for calling out other rappers on Twitter, and sharing unpopular views on
new artists, than for his music. Another
ongoing feud has been between Philly rappers Meek Mill and Cassidy, who have
even exchanged diss records. Now Shyne
and Meek have exchanged some words on Twitter with the MMG rapper accusing Po
Dec 23, 2013
2013 wasn't just a good year for music, we also saw some great and memorable album covers. Artwork is an important aspect of any project, as art will likely draw a listener in off first glance and can also give you an idea of what's to come-- themes can often be represented in the art, but then again, sometimes art is drawn up for pure jokes-- both instances are seen in this countdown.
Sep 26, 2014
Way back in December 2013, Soulja Boy found himself in the midst of a media frenzy when the rapper's ex-GF Diamond Shantaniece Mackey had claimed he was her son's biological dad. The case gained momentum when Mackey released a photo of her and Soulja (in the gallery above) around the time of her son's conception.
Mackey's son, 5-year-old Portlon, reportedly resembles Soulja...
The duo of Killer Mike and El-P may have just released their second project as Run The Jewels, the self-titled Run The Jewels 2, but they're already set their sights on a third instalment, something fans of the duo definitely won't take issue with.
During a recent Reddit "AMA" session, Killer Mike and El-P confirmed that there will be a RTJ 3. As HipHopDX reports, the duo told Redditors, "no...
Aug 27, 2013
Frequent TDE collaborator, Jhene Aiko, is currently resting in a hospital bed after being involved in a bad car accident.
According to sources, Jhene Aiko was involved in a bad car accident and was transported to a hospital to receive medical attention. There's no reason to believe it's life threatening, but it's being reported that Jhene has a broken wrist, some stitches, and was bruised up...
Oct 18, 2013
Which collective of Hotties was more banging, Rihanna's collective of pole dancers or Nicki Minaj and her voluptuous crew? Make sure to vote below and tell us which video was more turnt up!
Also, enjoy the photos and gifs in galleries for both videos. And if you're really not sure, we've posted both music videos in the article as well. Have a closer look.
Last summer, Gucci Mane hit us with a trilogy of albums in one day, dropping the World War 3 series, based on three of his greatest vices; Gas, Molly, and Lean. Ironically, the drank-inspired project was easily the strongest of the series, showcasing the new wave of his carefully built Brick Squad crew, the potential of which only becoming clear to most after Wop's most recent...
Jhené Aiko is almost indisputably one of the fastest rising stars in 2014, thanks to her talented vocals, smooth, effortless vibe and gorgeous looks. She's already gotten big looks from Complex and GQ this year, and now VIBE magazine is the latest to feature her on the cover, and in an article entitled "Sweetest Taboo."
The article focuses on Aiko's much-discussed "hippy" style, which...
Aug 21, 2013
You may remember when Kendrick was preemptively awarded a platinum plaque for good kid, m.A.A.d city back in June. At that point one million copies of the album had been shipped, but it was not until this week that the record's sales finally hit 7 figures.
It's likely no coincidence that the album hit platinum a week after K.Dot's monstrous "Control" verse made such an impact, earning...
After being featured on ASAP Mob’s “Trillmatic” record and proving that he’s sill got bars, Method Man just announced that he will be dropping a new project this Spring.
Taking to his facebook page, Method Man revealed that he will be releasing a new mixtape titled The Meth Lab. The project is slated for a March release date. And if all goes according to plan, he...